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FTSE lags Europe after ECB extends stimulus

UK shares rose overall on Thursday – though not as much as European shares after the European Central Bank extended its stimulus programme – while outsourcing firm Capita (CPI.L) tumbled after a profit warning. The blue chip FTSE 100 index .FTSE was up 0.4 percent at 6,931.55 points by the close, hitting its highest level in one month, though euro ... Read More »

Apple is grabbing more US market share after Galaxy Note 7 demise

Kantar has some new insights on the US handset market to share. In light of the unfortunate demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note7, Apple has now managed to raise its US market share to 40.5%. That is actually up 7% year-over-year. And it is no secret that the absence of the Note7 played a big part in the process. On ... Read More »

New car sales on course for record year after November rise

British new car registrations rose by nearly 3 percent last month, an industry body said on Monday, putting the sector on course for record sales in 2016, although demand from retail customers fell for the eighth month in a row. Strong demand from businesses for fleet vehicles compensated for the fall in individual buyers, lifting overall sales by 2.9 percent ... Read More »

New blow for Hinkley Point contractor EDF after French safety checks

The company building the UK’s first new nuclear power station for decades is facing questions over the health of its fleet of French nuclear plants after an investigation which has left the country with the lowest level of nuclear power for 10 years and the prospect of power cuts during a cold snap. Thirteen of Électricité de France’s (EDF) 58 ... Read More »

Ricky Hatton launches a fundraising campaign for Mike Towell’s family after the Scottish boxer dies

Former world light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton has launched an online fundraising campaign for the family of Mike Towell. Scottish welterweight Towell died after collapsing in the ring during his fight with Dale Evans in Glasgow on Thursday. The 25-year-old Dundonian was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was diagnosed with severe bleeding and swelling to his brain. Towell ... Read More »