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Labour's big state plans spook British business

11 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 10 In April, the man who will be Britain's finance minister in a Labour government sought to reassure the head of the country's biggest telecoms group BT that it would not feature in his sweeping nationalisation plans.

Labour's big state plans spook British business

10 Dec 2019

LONDON In April, the man who will be Britain's finance minister in a Labour government sought to reassure the head of the country's biggest telecoms group BT that it would not feature in his sweeping nationalization plans.   

UPDATE 2-Boris Johnson's Conservatives raise record UK campaign funds

28 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 28 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives smashed the record for the amount of money raised in the first fortnight of an election campaign on Thursday, while the unions turned on the taps to keep the opposition Labour Party in touch.

UK PM Johnson's party raises 26 times more in donations than Labour

22 Nov 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party raised 26 times more in political donations than the main opposition Labour Party in the first week of the official British election campaign. | Video

UK PM Johnson's party raises 26 times more in donations than Labour

21 Nov 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party raised 26 times more in political donations than the main opposition Labour Party in the first week of the official British election campaign.

Britain indicates it is likely to allow Advent's $5 billion Cobham purchase

19 Nov 2019

LONDON The British Government has indicated it is likely to allow Advent's $5 billion purchase of defense company Cobham after the U.S. private equity group offered a number of commitments to address national security concerns.

Johnson promises to end 'unbearable' uncertainty around Brexit

14 Nov 2019

COVENTRY, England/LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised he would end the "unbearable" uncertainty around Brexit if he wins a Dec. 12 election, saying that political paralysis was affecting investment decisions in the country. | Video

Financial Times picks first female editor Khalaf as Barber signs off

12 Nov 2019

LONDON Roula Khalaf will become the first woman to edit the Financial Times in its 131-year history after Lionel Barber, Britain's most senior financial journalist, said he would step down.

UPDATE 2-Rugby World Cup and Love Island boost ITV's Q3 fortunes

12 Nov 2019

* Shares up 3%, continuing improving trajectory (Adds reaction, background, analyst quote)

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