Helicopter-maker AgustaWestland has been awarded two Ministry of Defence contracts worth £760 million which will secure more than 1,000 jobs in the UK.
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Are the days of the humble stethoscope numbered? The definitive doctor's tool is in danger of being replaced by a portable ultrasound device
Friday 24 January 2014
The only thing is that the pocket-sized GE Healthcare VScan costs a cool £5,000
Thursday 28 November 2013
Stock of one of the most dangerous radioactive substances, has already exceeded 100 tonnes and is likely to grow to as much as 140 tonnes by 2020,
Sunday 06 October 2013
British group's prototype will work in the Fukushima disaster zone, says Mark Leftly
Sunday 08 September 2013
On eve of protests at London arms fair, C of E is accused of failing to live up to the 'spirit' of its own investment policy
Saturday 24 August 2013
Sometimes there are just no British equivalents to some American companies
Thursday 01 August 2013
Deputy PM wants to more than quadruple industry, but critics say lack of clear targets is holding back confidence
Tuesday 23 July 2013
UBS, the Swiss bank that employs thousands of people in the City, has agreed to settle a multimillion-dollar legal case brought against it for selling mortgage-based investments which went bad in the financial crisis.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Punters with an interest in financial stocks have been avid followers of the banking guru Ian Gordon at Investec, and his latest missive pushed up Royal Bank of Scotland by more than 5 per cent. Mr Gordon’s stance on the taxpayer-owned bank changed from negative – after more than five months as a seller – in March, when he moved to a hold rating. He raised this to a buy earlier in the summer, and now thinks RBS will be a “key beneficiary of last Friday’s strong mortgage data”. (May was the best month since October 2008.)
Monday 15 July 2013
US conglomerate General Electric is believed to be considering a £3.5bn bid for Invensys in a move that could lead to an international tug-of-war for the British engineer.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Gatwick airport posted a £29.1 million loss today, despite new routes to Beijing and Istanbul boosting the number of passengers in its arrivals and departure lounges in the year to April.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Two men from upstate New York have been accused of hatching a bizarre plot to kill President Barack Obama and others they saw as “enemies of Israel” using a home-made X-ray weapon.
Men could face 15 years in prison for designing portable X-ray weapon 'to target President Obama and enemies of Israel' after Ku Klux Klan member tips off FBI
Thursday 20 June 2013
Glendon Scott Crawford and Eric J Feight charged with conspiracy to provide support to terrorists with the weapon
Valuation row dominates legal battle between Alpstream and General Electric aircraft leasing firm in High Court case of alleged rigged auction
Tuesday 21 May 2013
The London High Court battle between an airline backed by media owner Alexander Lebedev and General Electric, the world’s biggest aeroplane lease business, saw scorn poured on the allegedly low-ball lease valuations set by GE in a disputed plane sale.
'Nothing short of madness': General Electric's GECAS accused of cashing in on cheap auction of planes it repossessed from Blue Wings
Thursday 16 May 2013
The way General Electric’s aeroplane-leasing division handled the sale of planes on behalf of Alpstream, a Swiss-based aviation company, was “nothing short of madness”, the High Court was told this week.
Thursday 25 April 2013
Eurotunnel sees revenues rise 8%
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
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
- 2 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village