EasyJet shares plummeted after the budget airline warned that the timing of Easter would have an impact on its first-half results.
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Wednesday 05 December 2012
Tesco's bid to take on Wal-Mart in its own back yard was consigned to embarrassing and costly failure today, with the supermarket giant £1 billion poorer than before the launch of Fresh & Easy in 2007.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
A busy holiday airport has announced increased half-yearly profits.
Friday 09 November 2012
Critics are suggesting Romney's campaign foundered at the hands of amateurs
Monday 05 November 2012
Tax arrangements that, while legal, allowed comedian Jimmy Carr to slash his contributions to the Exchequer were judged by the Prime Minister to be "morally wrong". The contortions of multinational companies – the service subsidiaries, the intra-group debt financing, the "double Irish" – are no less so.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Thursday 01 November 2012
The Tampa rally over yesterday, reporters travelling with Governor Romney were herded on to the candidate's plane. But if they were frazzled by more than a year on the trail, there was help from top Romney aide Stuart Stephens, who handed out packets of pills. "David Cameron asked me to give you this," he said, spotting the man from The Independent. The six little capsules were nothing more than vitamins, he assured me. Duly ingested.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The new chief executive at Trinity Mirror Simon Fox has quickly stamped his authority on the newspaper group, announcing a major shake-up and expressing astonishment at the poor state of its digital operations.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Life on Marsden
Wednesday 03 October 2012
I've not seen this chap before?
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Labour is drawing inspiration from Germany to create a new industrial strategy for Britain to provide a future model for the economy, the shadow Business Secretary said last night.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Moving through time from modern madness to the Great War
Friday 10 August 2012
French Connection warned of a £7m decline in profit yesterday as the beleaguered fashion chain was forced to cut prices to shift its summer ranges.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
EMI, the Coldplay and Beastie Boys music giant, has plunged to a loss of £349m in the year to March, as a result of significant writedowns.
Saturday 04 August 2012
I can't summon up any sympathy for the fate of HMV, which this week finally admitted its chief executive, Simon Fox, is leaving.
Friday 03 August 2012
Sergio Aguero's goal in the 94th minute of the last game of the football season clinched the title for Manchester City – and cost Ladbrokes £3m in payouts.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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