The move follows on from the 2010 agreement to enhance defence co-operation including sharing aircraft carriers, joint expeditionary forces and training
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Thursday 16 February 2012
Losses leave bitter taste at Thorntons
Wednesday 15 February 2012
The aero-engines maker Rolls-Royce has bagged a $210m (£133m) contract from Fiji's national airline, Air Pacific.
Friday 02 September 2011
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Sunday 07 August 2011
Engine maker Rolls-Royce has come under fire after admitting it is considering building a new hi-tech facility overseas rather than in the UK.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Rolls-Royce has settled a legal row over patent rights on commercial jets with US rival Pratt & Whitney (P&W), in a case that had threatened to delay deliveries of Boeing's new 787 passenger aircraft.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Thursday 23 June 2011
Qantas has reached a A$95m (£62.5m) settlement with the engine maker Rolls-Royce over a mid-air explosion last year that required one of its Airbus A380 aircraft to make an emergency landing with 469 people on board, and forced the Australian carrier to ground its entire fleet of the superjumbos.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
Rolls-Royce flew the flag for the British contingent on the first day of the Paris Air show yesterday, bagging a $2.2bn (£1.4bn) order with Brazil's TAM Airlines to provide engines for its fleet of Airbus A350 jets.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Tuesday 17 May 2011
An airliner carrying 149 people was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its Rolls-Royce engines caught fire in mid-flight.
Saturday 02 April 2011
We are looking forward to the Investors Relations Society's annual conference next month. Speakers include Sir Roger Carr, the chairman-elect of the CBI, and Andrew Shilston, the finance director at Rolls-Royce.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Engineering stocks were in focus last night, as both Rolls-Royce and IMI found themselves propelled up the blue-chip index by bullish brokers.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Rolls-Royce is in talks with Daimler about the possible acquisition of German engine-maker Tognum, the UK engineering giant said yesterday. The two companies are in "constructive discussions" over the plan for each to acquire equal stakes in Tognum, which is a leading supplier of engines and powertrains for ships, trains, and heavy industry.
Monday 28 February 2011
It experienced a wretched year that saw its chief executive step down and the failure of one of its engines that could have resulted in the crash of an Airbus plane carrying 469 passengers. Then last week one of its bosses accompanied David Cameron on his ill-fated tour to bang the drum for Britain's defence industry.
Friday 18 February 2011
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Labour leadership: Battle lines are drawn as members battle over party's ideology at first hustings of the contest
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
- 1 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 2 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 3 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 4 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 5 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage