Tag Archives: British brands

30Aug/17

Murdoch switches off Fox from UK’s Sky

Rupert Murdoch has pulled his Fox News channel from the Sky platform in Britain, where the government is assessing a bid by the media mogul to buy the broader Sky pay-TV company for $15 billion. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

28Jul/17

Phantom: Rolls-Royce unveils its “pinnacle of luxury”

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Its founder once said “take the best that exists – and make it better”, and that’s what Rolls-Royce Motors says it’s done with the eighth version of the Phantom. Continue reading

27May/17

Passengers left in confusion as BA cancels flights after global IT outage

HEATHROW AIRPORT, LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London’s two biggest airports until Saturday (May 27) evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos.
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18Apr/17

Weetabix to be sold to U.S. firm in $1.76bln deal

U.S. cereal company Post Holdings has agreed to buy British brand Weetabix from China’s Bright Food Group Co Ltd in a 1.4 billion pound ($1.76 billion) deal that will expand its international business. Sonia Legg reports Continue reading

10Apr/17

Bank of England says won’t publish Libor details until fraud probe over

The BBC releases a recording of an October 2008 phone call between two bankers at Barclays in which one said he was under “serious pressure” from the Bank of England to set an artificially low rate for Libor, an inter-bank borrowing rate.

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