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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Sunday 13 December 2009
Wednesday 04 November 2009
Wednesday 07 October 2009
The London market surged last night, but Shire was left behind after UBS switched its stance on the pharmaceutical group's stock on grounds of valuation.
Saturday 19 September 2009
Aviva's advocate really does her job
When the insurer Aviva first began examining ways of unlocking £1.2bn-worth of assets in its "inherited estate", it knew it would have to hire someone formidable to represent policyholders' interests, or face accusations it was being unfair to them.
Saturday 08 August 2009
Rentokil Initial strengthened last night after a broker outlined a path to recovery which could put the pest control-to-parcel delivery company's shares higher in the coming months.
Friday 31 July 2009
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Sunday 05 July 2009
The other day I had lunch (okay, a sandwich) with someone who was close to Gordon Brown and Tony Blair at the beginning of their reign, and she remembers that even then they would discuss their future after politics.
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Hopes of a recovery in the civil aerospace market boosted Rolls-Royce, the engineering group which firmed up even as the market gave back some of Friday's gains.
Sunday 15 March 2009
After a report by an American safety watchdog found there is a "high probability" of another failure of the sort that caused a BA Boeing 777 to crash land at Heathrow last year, The IoS offers you ways to avoid getting on a 777, plus some reassurance for those who cannot avoid it.
Sunday 08 February 2009
Rolls-Royce, the aerospace giant led by Sir John Rose, is expected to buck the credit crunch with bumper results on Thursday.
Sunday 14 December 2008
Mettis Aerospace, a supplier of components – from airframes to landing gear – to Boeing, Rolls-Royce and Airbus, has been put up for sale with a price tag of £70m.
Sunday 23 November 2008
Thursday 20 November 2008
Top UK firms today joined the growing list of companies cutting jobs as hundreds of losses were announced and fears were expressed of further redundancies.
Thursday 20 November 2008
Rolls-Royce plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs worldwide, including 140 in the UK, after reviewing the impact of the current economic "uncertainties", the aerospace giant announced today.
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