City analysts have accused Orange and T-Mobile of “dithering” after they axed plans for a £10 billion flotation of EE.

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Questions Of Cash: 'I missed a holiday as bank has my passport'

Q. Applying for a Bank of Scotland credit card, I sent my passport, along with a bank statement, off to HBOS by recorded delivery. This was weeks ago and I still have not had my passport returned, or a proper answer to my letters of complaint. I had been due to go abroad in October and I am verydisappointed as I am no longer able to do so. It is inconvenient and upsetting to no longer have my passport. KR, by email.

T-Mobile and Orange cut jobs

Everything Everywhere (EE) is to axe 1,200 jobs, in the first major restructuring since the venture was created through the merger of Orange and T-Mobile's UK units. The company is to cut 7.5 per cent of its 16,000-strong workforce to remove duplication following the deal, completed in July.

Android Froyo arrives on HTC Desire

The fact that T Mobile are now pushing the Android Froyo update to the HTC Desire in the UK will mean absolutely nothing to the majority of people, and rightly so. But to fans of Google’s mobile phone operating system who’ve invested in HTC’s flagship handset, it’s a very welcome upgrade and a long time in the offing.

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Mobile giants promise Everything Everywhere

Orange and T-Mobile are to continue operating both brands in the UK after agreeing to merge, and yesterday revealed the parent company will be called "Everything Everywhere" in what the chief executive labelled "a statement of ambition".

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EU approves Orange and T-Mobile merger

European regulators have given the go ahead for Orange to merge with T-Mobile UK and create Britain’s largest mobile phone operator.

EU set to give go-ahead to Orange deal

European regulators are expected to give approval to the merger between Orange and T-Mobile UK on Monday after accepting the latest concessions offered by the mobile phone operators.

Richard Moat: 'I wanted to bring more focus to T-Mobile, and come home'

After 17 years at Orange, Richard Moat returned to Britain to head T-Mobile just in time for its merger with his ex-employer.

David Prosser: Alarm bells ring at OFT

Outlook One can see why T-Mobile and Orange were keen to have their merger signed off by European Union regulators rather than the UK's Office of Fair Trading, but did they really expect to get away with it? The OFT's announcement yesterday that it wants directly to scrutinise the deal was both inevitable and quite right.

Orange and T-Mobile to challenge OFT

Telecoms groups want EU to handle merger inquiry

Father loses legal battle over mobile mast

The father of an autistic daughter lost a High Court battle today against a mobile phone mast being sited outside his home.

Google phone expected next week

Speculation is mounting that Google is preparing to launch its first phone, dubbed the Nexus One, next Tuesday and may have teamed up with T-Mobile to sell the device in the US.

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