Economic news and events

LONDON BRIEFING: Heathrow ups travel outlook but wants to charge more

Heathrow on Tuesday reported a strong April for travel, but the west London airport warned that it still expects to remain loss-making in 2022, complaining...

Tue, 10/05/2022 - 08:25

PRESS: UK will scrap parts of Northern Ireland protocol next week

The UK foreign secretary will reportedly move to discard large portions of the Northern Ireland Protocol after giving up on Brexit negotiations with the EU....

Tue, 10/05/2022 - 08:02

UK Labour believes Starmer can prove he did not break lockdown rules

Labour believes it can show Keir Starmer did not break lockdown rules after the party leader vowed he would resign if he is fined by...

Tue, 10/05/2022 - 07:43

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: China export growth slows as Covid curbs tighten

The following is a summary of top news stories Monday.




Westpac Banking said its first half profit fell, citing impairment charges as...

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 10:52

Ireland PM urges DUP to enter Northern Ireland power-sharing executive

The Irish premier has said that the Democratic Unionist Party is wrong to place conditions on the return to power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

The unionist...

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 09:40

LONDON BRIEFING: West End landlords Shaftesbury and Capco agree merger

London West End property firms Shaftesbury and Capital & Counties Properties on Monday confirmed they are in advanced talks over a potential all-share merger.


Mon, 09/05/2022 - 08:33

Downtown Beijing goes quiet as zero-Covid policy smothers capital

Millions of people in Beijing stayed home on Monday as China's capital tries to fend off a Covid-19 outbreak with creeping restrictions on movement.


Mon, 09/05/2022 - 05:49

TOP NEWS: China's April exports lowest in two years as virus bites

China's export growth slumped in April to its lowest level in almost two years, customs data showed Monday, as a Covid resurgence shuttered factories, sparked...

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 05:47

G7 countries pledge to stop Russia oil imports

The G7 club of wealthy nations committed Sunday to phasing out its dependency on Russian oil and issued a scathing statement accusing President Vladimir Putin...

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 05:11

UK PM says will use Queen's Speech to ‘deliver on promise of Brexit’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promising to deliver a ‘super seven’ of Brexit Bills which will cut red tape and ‘unnecessary barriers inherited from...

Sun, 08/05/2022 - 10:22