Tag Archives: British brands

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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23Feb/15

Fashionistas descend on London

(BVO) – A fashion show – with a difference.

Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign.

A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York and designer Vivienne Westwood – all raising money for a new ebola hospital in Sierra Leone.

London Fashion Week is now officially underway.
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