AstraZeneca cancer drug breakthrough

Trials show potential of ‘combination therapies’

‘Black swan’ dangers in focus for boards

Executives confident about ability to manage risks, survey says

Clouds gather over South Africa’s miners

Fears over job losses as industry grapples with toughest conditions for years

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: A passenger boards a train at Clapham Junction on January 2, 2015 in London, England. Increased rail fares averaging 2.5% come into effect today, pushing the cost of some commuters annual rail fares to more than £5,000. Earlier this week, Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne said that he would not be receiving his annual bonus because of the major rail disruption passengers faced over the Christmas period, which was caused by engineering works that overran. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Network Rail urges against privatisation

Ministers puzzling over how to deal with operator’s £38bn of debt

Hutchison mobile pledges do not add up

Regulators would be advised to delve past the fine flourishes and into the merger’s fine print

Chief executive of EE Olaf Swantee at Wembley Stadium 18/1/2016 For the Monday Interview. Biz Life
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Olaf Swantee, architect of EE’s 4G feat

Former chief of EE drove Britain’s superfast network upgrade before the operator’s sale to BT

George Osborne
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Osborne quizzed over banks taxes

Clarification sought on offsetting misconduct costs

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: A general view of Curzon Street on June 4, 2009 in London. (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Bruno Vincent)

Mayfair restaurants are off

Chefs packing up and cashing in on soaring West End rents

HSBC pays $470m to settle mortgage claims

US authorities say bank broke rules before seizing homes

Top UK businesses unprepared for Brexit

FTSE blue-chips making few contingency plans

Man Utd strikes deal with 20th Century Fox

Distributor’s films will be featured during Premier League games

Telecoms groups do battle over bundles

BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media compete to offer combined deals

Just Eat deals target lead consolidation

Internet takeaway groups strike €125m agreement

Virgin Media backs O2 merger with Three

Cable group says deal would boost competition in UK mobile market

Hedgies get the drift at St Anton

No business like snow business for celebrating a payday bonanza

Numbers games and existential angst

AstraZeneca and Shell chiefs take the stage, who gets applause?

UK refuses to give up bonus cap battle

Bank of England points to unintended consequences of EU rules

Age UK earning millions from commissions

Charity commercial arm promotes insurance, energy and funerals to elderly

S&N says results prove it can rival big groups

UK-listed medical device maker beats expectations

Swiftkey deal highlights gap in AI world

Shortage of talent could become major issue for some companies


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