The European commission has blocked Three’s £10.25bn takeover of O2 on competition grounds, more than a year after the deal to form Britain’s biggest mobile phone operator was announced.
Germany’s largest steelmaker ThyssenKrupp has cut its profit forecast as record Chinese exports have led to a global glut of steel and pushed prices lower.
Yes, we haven’t spent as much as we should have on keeping the infrastructure up to date, but then, on the plus side, we made a massive bet on football rights – and it paid off big time.
It is ridiculous for the Brazilian independent prosecution service to argue that the damages for the disaster at Samarco, an iron ore operation owned by Vale and BHP Billiton, should be the same as those paid by BP after its Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. There is no link between the two incidents.
Martin Shkreli, the reviled former drug company entrepreneur, may face yet more charges in a securities fraud investigation, his defense attorneys revealed at a hearing on Tuesday in New York city.
The bookies took a right old caning on Leicester City, right? Don’t believe a word of it.
More coffee, please! A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for allegedly serving her too much ice and too little caffeine in its cold beverages.
Berkshire Hathaway held its annual shareholders meeting on Saturday, and attendees listened closely to Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett and Vice-Chairman Charlie Munger at what observers call "Woodstock for Capitalism."
Companies as diverse as the household goods group Reckitt Benckiser, Standard Chartered bank and the advertising giant WPP could be the next to face showdowns over pay as investors prepare to vote at forthcoming annual meetings.
Boardroom executives of at least five major companies are braced for rows over pay and succession planning when they hold their annual general meetings, at a time of renewed shareholder focus on directors’ pay .
The wife of retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has defended their use of companies based in tax havens, praising their “strong regulatory regimes”.
Sir James Dyson, the billionaire inventor, has said there is no reason for businesses in Britain to be uncertain as a result of the EU referendum and that they would be mad to withhold investment on the back of the vote.
Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets.
A whistleblower who was sacked last year by a subsidiary of the FTSE 100 caterer Compass Group after making repeated allegations of corruption has won the right to have his employment tribunal heard in the UK.
JCB has announced up to 290 job cuts in a move that leaves more than 10% of the workforce at one of Britain’s biggest manufacturers facing redundancy.
Saudi Arabia is mulling an IPO of state owned oil producer Saudi Aramco, possibly the world's most valuable company.
Regulators are gearing up for the biggest shakeup of the water market in almost 30 years, with more than 1m businesses free to shop around for the best deals from next April.
Workers at the company that makes outdoor jackets for the Queen are to begin a four-week strike at its Gateshead warehouse from Monday.
Amazon’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos, has admitted that he has made billions of dollars of failures on experiments, including the failed Fire Phone.
Psst! Is the coast clear? As son James Murdoch takes the chair again, it’s natural to ask whether dad’s Fox will try to reach for the whole of Sky once more.
Scrapping bonuses and capping directors’ pay are among a number of ideas being considered by a powerful City investor in an attempt to curb executive remuneration.