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China buys $6bn Glencore Peru mine

Sun, 2014-04-13 21:06
A Chinese consortium buys Glencore Xstrata's copper mine in Peru in a $6bn all-cash deal, marking one of China's largest mining acquisitions.

Did Blue Arrow make bank fraud untriable?

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:35
Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?

The self-storage millionaires

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:13
Thirty years ago Britain did not have a self-storage industry. Now it's the biggest in Europe. Who are the canny entrepreneurs who have grown rich selling empty space?

Gas from coal: The future or fantasy?

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:10
Can coal become the low carbon energy of the future?

The boss who wants staff to have fun

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:06
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun.

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:04
UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.

Myners says he backs Co-op values

Sun, 2014-04-13 14:59
Lord Myners accuses critics of misunderstanding his approach to reforming the Co-op, saying he supports the Co-operative model.

Chinese firm buys House of Fraser

Sun, 2014-04-13 13:30
House of Fraser sells an 89% stake in its UK department store business to Chinese conglomerate Sanpower in a deal worth £480m.

EU 'must lead' climate change fight

Sun, 2014-04-13 10:24
The European Union must do more" to lead worldwide efforts to limit climate change, the UK government says.

World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN

Sun, 2014-04-13 06:46
A long-awaited report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels.

ECB signals further monetary stimulus

Sun, 2014-04-13 06:03
European Central Bank president, Mario Draghi, says he is ready to provide "further stimulus" if the euro remains strong and inflation low.

UN: 'Massive shift' needed on energy

Sat, 2014-04-12 22:04
A UN report on climate change is expected to call for a trebling of the planet's use of renewable energy to reduce the risks of global warming.

US urges nations to assist Ukraine

Fri, 2014-04-11 20:05
The US urges other nations to contribute more to the economic rescue of Ukraine, as Russian President Vladimir Putin moves to assure the EU it will not cut gas supplies.

Foreign buyers dominate London market

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:44
Foreign buyers dominate London's luxury home market

JPMorgan posts sharp fall in profits

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:13
US banking giant JPMorgan has reported a sharp fall in profits at the start of 2014, which it has blamed on its mortgage business.

Ukraine-Russia gas row: Red bills and red rags

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:23
Red bills and red rags in Russia's dispute with Ukraine