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  • Bristol-Myers shares fall on lung cancer timeline setback Reuters - UK Focus - 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) of Bristol-Myers Squibb fell nearly 10 percent on Friday following Thursday's announcement that it would not seek accelerated approval of its immunotherapy drug combination in first-line lung cancer, further solidifying Merck & Co (Swiss: MRK-USD.SW - news) 's leading position in the burgeoning …

  • UK's BT to raise broadband prices in April Reuters - UK Focus - 5 hours ago

    Britain's biggest telecoms group BT will raise its broadband prices by an inflation-busting 5 or 6 percent in April, as well as charge more for calls and some of its TV packages. BT customers on standard copper broadband will be charged an extra 2 pounds ($2.46) from April 2, the company said on Friday, while those on …

  • Can BrainJuicer Group plc (LON: BJU) continue to exceed expectations or is GoCompare.Com Group plc (LON: GOCO) a cheaper option with more staying power?

  • Top Rio football stadium in disrepair as firms quarrel

    The world-famous Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro has fallen into a state of disrepair due to a contract dispute

  • Zodiac Aerospace rockets after Safran bid, European shares retreat Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 17:32 GMT

    European stocks dipped on Thursday, though Zodiac Aerospace's shares surged after a takeover offer by France's Safran and Moneysupermarket.com also jumped after it reported strong results. Zodiac Aerospace ...

  • Ireland warns of 'difficulties' negotiating post-Brexit trade deal

    Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's finance minister has told Sky News there will be "lots of difficulties" when it comes to negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain. Michael Noonan told Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) 's Economics Editor Ed Conway the talks would be "lengthy and tough". Mr Noonan was speaking …

  • Australia expects 'quick' post-Brexit deal with UK Sky News - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 15:17 GMT
    Ireland warns of 'difficulties' negotiating post-Brexit trade deal

    Australia expects a free trade deal with the UK to be done "very quickly" after Brexit, the country's finance minister has said. Mathias Cormann has told Sky News there had been "preliminary conversations" between the two countries over a trade deal and there was "goodwill on both sides". Mr Cormann was speaking to Sky …

  • InFo 124M – Swiss Made EDOF IOL for Cataract Surgery Business Wire - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 14:52 GMT
    InFo 124M – Swiss Made EDOF IOL for Cataract Surgery

    NEUCHATEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The company Swiss Advanced Vision (SAV-IOL SA - www.sav-iol.com ) continues to expand its portfolio of intraocular lenses (IOLs) announcing the launch of a new ...

  • M&A climbs up agenda of German energy firms, say advisors, brokers Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 14:25 GMT

    After a year of major restructurings, Germany's big utility companies are under pressure to either buy up or cooperate with small and nimble players that are eating away at their core business, industry consultants and analysts say. "No energy supplier can meet the upcoming challenges alone," said Jan-Philipp Sauthoff, …

  • Moneysupermarket.Com Group plc (LON: MONY) could be a stock to avoid.

  • Zodiac Aerospace rockets after Safran bid, European shares retreat Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 10:17 GMT

    European stocks dipped on Thursday, though Zodiac Aerospace's shares surged after a takeover offer by France's Safran and Moneysupermarket.com also jumped after it reported strong results. Zodiac Aerospace ...

  • SES: MX1 Guarantees the Continuity of Sky's Broadcasting Operations

    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Global Media Service Provider MX1 and Pay TV provider Sky Deutschland Sign Business Continuity Contract to Ensure Full Scale Back-up services SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) ...

  • Davos CEOs 'go local' on supply chain in Trump era Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jan 19, 2017 06:00 GMT

    Business leaders in Davos, traditionally the high priests of globalisation, are talking up the benefits of local production this week to shield themselves from criticism from incoming U.S. President Donald Trump. Elected on a jobs-focused "America First" platform, Trump has taken to Twitter (Frankfurt: A1W6XZ - news) …

  • Islamic State Lost Almost a Quarter of Its Territory in 2016, IHS Markit Says

    Territory controlled by the Islamic State shrunk by almost a quarter in 2016, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. “The Islamic State suffered unprecedented territorial losses in 2016, including key areas vital for the …

  • Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods in share plunge on profit warning

    Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) have dropped 11% after it warned on profits - reporting weak quarterly sales and price pressures from the slump in sterling. The maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy said it was cutting its full-year trading profit forecast by 10% after third …

  • European shares ended little changed on Wednesday with investors looking at corporate earnings for market direction as more doubts emerged that a rally triggered by Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election win would continue. The STOXX 600 edged 0.2 percent higher after a choppy session, while the UK's FTSE added 0.4 …

  • Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods in share plunge on profit warning

    Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in Premier Foods (Frankfurt: A1JWNB - news) have dropped 11% after it warned on profits - reporting weak quarterly sales and price pressures from the slump in sterling. The maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Bisto gravy said it was cutting its full-year trading profit forecast by 10% after third …

  • Dollar recovers as pound falls back AFP - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 17:09 GMT
    Global stocks gain as Wall Street eyes Trump inauguration

    The dollar recovered against its major peers after taking a battering the previous day

  • Pearson plunges as digital switch forces new profit warning Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 16:09 GMT

    Education group Pearson (Amsterdam: PR8.AS - news) lost almost a third of its market value on Wednesday after it ditched profit and dividend forecasts as it struggles to adapt to a digital age that has already upended the music and newspaper industries. The world's biggest education company, which traditionally makes …

  • More than Six Billion Smartphones by 2020, IHS Markit Says Business Wire - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 14:35 GMT

    The global smartphone installed base will grow from four billion in 2016 to more than six billion smartphones in use by 2020, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Messaging and communications apps such as Line and Whatsapp …

  • European shares retreat as Pearson plummets Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 10:12 GMT

    European shares edged lower on Wednesday as a slump in education publisher Pearson's shares weighed on media stocks, though ASML and Novozymes gained after robust updates. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ...

  • Bertelsmann says open to raising Penguin Random House stake Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 10:03 GMT

    German media group Bertelsmann may raise its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, it said on Wednesday after British joint venture partner Pearson issued a major profit warning and said it might sell the stake. "We are open to increasing our stake in Penguin Random House, provided the financial terms are fair," …

  • BUZZ-Pearson: capitulation Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 09:53 GMT

    ** Pearson extends earlier drop, now down more than 27 pct in what is poised to be stock's worst ever day ** More than $2 bln wiped off the company's market-cap following its latest profit warning on back ...

  • Pearson plc slumps 20%+ on profit warning and dividend cut Fool.co.uk - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 09:34 GMT

    Pearson plc (LON: PSON) continues to endure a difficult period.

  • BUZZ-Inmarsat: hits 2-year low on JPM downgrade Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 09:08 GMT

    ** Satellite co Inmarsat falls as much as 6.5 pct to lows not seen since October 2014, after JPM downgrades to "neutral" from "overweight" ** Broker says rising investment needs in ...

  • European shares boosted by company updates, though Pearson plummets Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 08:28 GMT

    European shares edged higher on Wednesday in early deals, helped by a slew of well-received company results from ASML, Novozymes and Burberry, though shares in Pearson slumped after its update. The pan-European ...

  • MORNING BID EUROPE-May on Brexit - clarity of sorts Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 08:01 GMT

    British PM Theresa May will take questions on her Brexit plan in parliament today. There is still a lot of wiggle-room over the precise shape of Britain's future ties with Europe and question marks over whether it is realistic to have an agreement about that deal by the end of the two-year process set out by the Article …

  • Why this is the only property stock I’d ever own Fool.co.uk - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 07:45 GMT

    Why this exceptional company is the only stock I'd own in the highly cyclical property industry.

  • Bertelsmann says open to raising stake in Penguin Random House Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 07:27 GMT

    German media group Bertelsmann may raise its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, its joint venture with Britain's Pearson, it said on Wednesday after Pearson said it intended to issue an exit ...

  • Pearson cuts profit outlook and dividend as U.S. market slumps Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Jan 18, 2017 07:16 GMT

    Troubled British education publisher Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) cut its profit outlook for the next two years and said it would have to reset its 2017 dividend due to an "unprecedented" decline in its North American business. Pearson, which has issued a string of profit warnings in recent years due to weakness in …

  • Holding(s) in Company Business Wire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 11:56 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)--                 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii Next Fifteen Communications Group plc 2 Reason for ...

  • IHS Markit Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results Business Wire - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 11:00 GMT

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- IHS Markit Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide, today reported ...

  • SES: MX1 Guarantees the Continuity of Sky's Broadcasting Operations

    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Beta Film uses the innovative MX1 360 platform which allows customers to manage and distribute content on a single, hybrid cloud-based platform SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) ...

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  • UK businesses wary about investment on Brexit doubts - survey Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jan 17, 2017 00:01 GMT

    British businesses are increasingly cautious about their investment plans as they worry about how the country's planned departure from the European Union will affect the economy this year, a survey showed on Tuesday. Business confidence in December remained at its second-highest level since Britain voted to leave the EU …

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