LONDON, UK: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch launched an ambitious bid to create a pan-European television company to tackle fierce competition, rapid sector consolidation, and aggressive bidding wars for live football rights.
LONDON, UK: King Digital Entertainment, the British developer behind the wildly-addictive mobile game Candy Crush, said that it could be valued at up to US$7.6bn in its eagerly-awaited upcoming flotation.
LONDON, UK: The price of coffee rose to the highest levels for months on Tuesday, 4 February 2014, because of exceptionally dry weather in Brazil which could crimp harvests in the country, the world's biggest producer and exporter.
LONDON, UK: At least eight leading US-based technology companies have called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following revelations of online eavesdropping by fugitive US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
LONDON, UK: The head of Royal Bank of Scotland admitted on Tuesday (3 December) that it had failed to invest in its information technology systems for decades, after a glitch left customers of the state-rescued bank unable to access cash for three hours.
LONDON, UK: Analysis of the latest quarterly online search data for the retail banking sector from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals queries pertaining to mortgages dominated consumer searches in July.
LONDON, UK: AstraZeneca said on Tuesday (27 August) that it has agreed to buy US-based cancer drugs company Amplimmune, as the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical group seeks to bolster its flagging pipeline of new products.
LONDON, UK: EasyJet is likely to go ahead and buy 135 Airbus single-aisle A320 passenger planes even though EasyJet's founder and biggest shareholder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, said on Monday (1 July) that he would vote against this plan.
LONDON, UK: Google boss Eric Schmidt insisted on Wednesday his company was trying to do the "right thing" as it faces criticism in Britain over the amount of tax it pays, saying it was for countries not companies to decide tax policies.