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 30 September 2010
Engine giant Rolls-Royce announced today that chief executive Sir John Rose was standing down after more than 14 years at the helm.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
The US aircraft engine-maker Pratt & Whitney sued its British rival Rolls-Royce yesterday, claiming that a Rolls-Royce patent on a fan blade it uses in jet engines is invalid.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Boeing admitted yesterday that the delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner aircraft had been pushed back again until next year because of a delay in the delivery of Rolls-Royce engines for test flights.
Friday 27 August 2010
Boeing's new "lean and green" Dreamliner aircraft, due to be delivered to a number of UK airlines, has suffered another delay, it was announced today.
Friday 27 August 2010
Rolls-Royce stood firm last night, with the bulls taking the view that, besides boasting defensive characteristics that come in handy during times of stress, the engineering giant offered a way to benefit from the expected increase in civil aerospace earnings in the years ahead.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Do you really want to be investing in companies whose major customer has promised to cut orders "ruthlessly and without sentiment"?
Thursday 29 July 2010
David Cameron sparked a diplomatic row yesterday by warning that Pakistan should not be allowed to "promote the export of terror" to the rest of the world. Speaking during a two-day visit to India, the Prime Minister increased the pressure on Pakistan following this week's leak of classified documents about the war in Afghanistan, which suggested that Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency could be supporting the Taliban insurgency.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
David Cameron mounted a charm offensive on India today, allowing it access to British nuclear expertise for the first time and sharply criticising Pakistan's record on terrorism.
Saturday 17 July 2010
Who's that meant to be?
If only we knew. Two months after becoming Prime Minister, David Cameron still hasn't filled the job.
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Sunday 04 July 2010
Wednesday 07 April 2010
A £690 million contract has been signed with Rolls-Royce to provide engine support for the Royal Air Force's Tornado fleet, Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth said today.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
Rolls-Royce today said profits rose 4 per cent last year despite economic turbulence and continued delays in a number of major aircraft programmes.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Plane safety requirements did not cover the particular ice problem which probably caused a Boeing 777 to crash-land at Heathrow Airport two years ago as the risk was "unrecognised at that time", an official accident report said today.
Thursday 24 December 2009
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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