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The Labour Party and the beleaguered Co-op Bank are heading for a divorce.
If you’re having a dreary Thursday then here’s a bit of exciting economic news to pump you up.
Both Apple and Facebook have just announced their results for the first three months of 2014.
A former courthouse in Chelsea, where trials for crimes including highway robbery and drunken behaviour were held, has been converted into a £14.5m luxury home.The 18th-century courthouse is located on Chelsea’s Justice Walk and is one of London’s last remaining local courthouses.
There are those who think that living in the big smoke will save them from the burden of the torturously slow broadband that much the UK’s rural community has to deal with.
Apple has announced profits of $10.2bn in the three months to 29 March 2014 (the company’s fiscal Q2), on some $45.6bn of revenue.
Facebook has announced its results for the first three months of 2014, and they are pretty staggering.
The first day of negotiations between RMT and London Underground to avert next week’s Tube strikes have failed.
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Apple’s iPhone 6 may now be launched in 2015, according to Taiwanese news site Commercial Times.
It’s the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes and, in honour of that momentous occasion, Royal Mail has done some research into what postcodes say about their residents.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage launched a £1.5m anti-immigration poster campaign yesterday yet he employs his German wife as secretary.
George Osborne will be having a happy morning after the latest borrowing figures revealed the deficit has hit the government’s target for 2013-14.
Profits at high street clothing shop Primark have risen 26% to £298m.
Businesses should stop big bonuses for staff otherwise the government could intervene, Business Secretary Vince Cable has warned.
It may be the biggest advertising campaign in UKIP’s history, but the party’s new anti-EU posters have garnered the ire of many.
Boris bikes are responsible for pushing up rents in areas considered to be property “backwaters”, a London estate agent has discovered.
British banks’ cyber security is set to be put to the test in a series of simulated hacking attacks.
UKIP members celebrated the party’s milestone of hitting 36,000 members yesterday.
Drug giants Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are set to enter into a partnership deal to launch a joint venture.
A whopping £70,000 is what first-time buyers need to own a property in the capital, research from real-estate adviser, JLL, has shown.