Economic news and events

LONDON BRIEFING: Ryanair expects ‘reasonable’ profit in year ahead

Low-cost airline Ryanair on Monday said a ‘fragile’ recovery for the travel industry was being threatened by higher fuel costs as a result of the...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 08:29

UK PM heads to Belfast amid deepening EU row over Brexit protocol

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will step into an increasingly bitter row on Monday when he visits Northern Ireland to urge the formation of a...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 06:01

Working from home does not work, says UK PM Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has issued a renewed call for a return to the office in the wake of the Covid pandemic, saying working...

Sat, 14/05/2022 - 10:14

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Drop in eurozone factory output not as bad as feared

The following is a summary of top news stories Friday.




Deutsche Telekom reported an impressive surge in its first quarter net profit...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 11:03

UK PM Boris Johnson wants to cut 90,000 civil service jobs

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tasked ministers with cutting around 90,000 civil service jobs to free up cash for measures to ease the cost-of-living...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 08:40

LONDON BRIEFING: Sage looks to Business Cloud for sales silver lining

Accounting software firm Sage Group on Friday left its full-year outlook unchanged, after what it called a strong first-half performance, with its Business Cloud offering...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 08:17

EU asks UK for ‘honesty’ on Northern Ireland deal amid repeal threat

European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic called on Thursday for ‘honesty about what the [UK] signed up to’ amid tensions about a trade agreement to...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 07:37

Swati Dhingra picked to join Bank of England policy setting board

International economics expert Swati Dhingra has been appointed to the Bank of England's interest rate-setting committee, as it faces a tough balancing act amid soaring...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 06:45

UPDATE: UK in new warning to Brussels over Northern Ireland Protocol

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned the EU that if it does not show the ‘requisite flexibility’ over the Northern Ireland Protocol, the UK...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 12:42

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Pound sinks as UK economy shrinks in March

The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.




SoftBank logged a record annual net loss after a bruising period that...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 11:05