Port Talbot under threat

The heavily lossmaking former British Steel plants - severely damaged by a global supply glut and high production costs - have been put up for sale by Indian conglomerate Tata as UK politicians scramble to find a buyer and save 15,000 jobs

Low steel prices hit ThyssenKrupp profits

German group in talks with Tata about a European joint venture

Japan claim threatens Tata assets

NTT DoCoMo pursues $1.2bn legal move putting UK deal at risk

Pensions minister ‘frozen out’ of Tata talks

Ros Altmann says she warned over British Steel pension scheme

Tata seeks way out of European steel woes

Indian company holds talks with Thyssenkrupp on joint venture that would shake up the sector

Tata Steel: barring any surprise

Group needs to move on with plans to sell its UK assets

Tata Steel in talks on European merger

ThyssenKrupp option offers possible stay of execution for Port Talbot

Javid flies to India for more Tata talks

Vote to leave EU has heightened uncertainty over sales process

Tata wins renewed pledge on financial aid

Plants mired in uncertainty ahead of board meeting

Tata pension plan changes criticised

Shadow minister concerned it could set precedent for other troubled industries

Plans to cut UK steel pensions attacked

Proposals seen as critical to finding a buyer for Tata plants

British Steel’s ‘special’ pensions

It would be fairer all round if the scheme was handled like everyone else

Tata open to splitting UK steel empire

Sale process ‘in disarray’ after decision on plants is delayed

PORT TALBOT, WALES - JANUARY 19: The sun rises behind the Tata steelworks on January 19, 2016 in Port Talbot, Wales. Tata Steel announced yesterday that it plans to cut 1,050 jobs in the UK, including 750 at Port Talbot which is the UK's biggest steelworks. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Tata presses Port Talbot bidders on plans

Indian company’s board appears split over site’s future

Tata delays decision on UK steel operations

Company haggles over state aid to persuade it to retain the business

Tata Steel bidders criticise sales process

Parent company seeks to finalise shortlist of potential buyers

PORT TALBOT, WALES - JANUARY 19: The sun rises behind the Tata steelworks on January 19, 2016 in Port Talbot, Wales. Tata Steel announced yesterday that it plans to cut 1,050 jobs in the UK, including 750 at Port Talbot which is the UK's biggest steelworks. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Steel cannot be saved at any price

UK should only offer incentives to Tata in return for firm pledges

Pensions legal hurdle threatens Tata deal

British Steel trustees concerned over proposals to cut payouts

Tata and BHS put pensions in limelight

Policymakers should turn their attention to the generous promises made in the past

Cameron and Javid play high-stakes game

Enormous political energy expended in fight to keep plants open

Tata Steel ready to keep Port Talbot

Government offers multimillion-pound loan to remain in UK

Steel: Industry feels the heat

Producers look to survive by moving into more flexible and specialised operations

British Steel returns in £1 Tata deal

Indian group silent on finding buyer for bulk of UK operations

How to ease the strain on UK pensions

The Tata case poses a question that has an unlikely but obvious answer

Greybull expected to take over Scunthorpe steel next week

Keys to long steel plant expected to be handed over next week 

Alan Rubenstein the CEO of the Pension Protection Fund. Picture by David Parry/FT

Inquiry into final-salary pension crisis

MPs to look at ‘radical’ solutions to tackle pressures facing schemes

Risk to UK pensions from Tata’s deal

Plan to change the law threatens to create a dangerous precedent

PORT TALBOT, WALES - MARCH 31: The sun sets behind the Tata Steel plant at Port Talbot on March 31, 2016 in Port Talbot, Wales. Indian owners Tata Steel has put its British business up for sale placing thousands of jobs at risk and hitting the already floundering UK steel industry. British Prime Minister David Cameron said today that Britain is 'doing everything it can' to help the steel industry. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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British Steel pensions deficit up by £200m

Ministers examine ways to reform scheme that now has a deficit of £700m

UNITED KINGDOM, London: Hundreds of steelworkers from across the UK march through Westminster to keep up pressure for government help for their industry as the British steel industry declines in London, on May 25, 2016. Pic by Andrew Cowie / Story Picture Agency

Steel staff face £20,000 pension blow

Inertia over rule change could hit Tata workers

UNITED KINGDOM, London: Hundreds of steelworkers from across the UK march through Westminster to keep up pressure for government help for their industry as the British steel industry declines in London, on May 25, 2016. Pic by Andrew Cowie / Story Picture Agency

Javid launches talks on steel pension shake-up

Tata tight-lipped on UK bidders as workers march

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Secretary of state for Business, Sajid Javid, MP.

Javid lands in Mumbai for key Tata talks

Indian company finalises shortlist for UK steel bids

Tata Steel ready to trim list of bidders

Board prepares to shortlist prospective buyers for UK assets

PORT TALBOT, WALES - JANUARY 18: A poster is displayed outside the main gates of the Tata steelworks on January 18, 2016 in Port Talbot, Wales. Tata Steel has confirmed today that it plans to cut 1,050 jobs in the UK, including 750 at Port Talbot which is the UK's biggest steelworks. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Drive for ‘catapult’ hub to propel steel

Warning that supply chains will be at risk without innovation

Clock ticks on Tata Steel rescue efforts

Seven potential investors must table a firm offer today

Tata asked to pay power bills in advance

Steelmaker in talks with Npower after insurance is withdrawn

Tata Steel buyer deadline imminent

Seven parties through to second round of acquisition talks

Javid plan for steel pension hits obstacle

Proposal to trim £2.5bn in liabilities raises doubts in Whitehall

Javid eyes £2.5bn steel pension fund cut

Plan to cut liabilities would make Tata Steel more attractive

Indian group makes late bid for Tata Steel

Seven interested parties go through to next round of sale process

Tata deadline delayed for Brexit poll

Timeframe for steel plants offers extended until after referendum

Tata Steel MBO team wary on pensions

‘We do not want to be a pension fund that makes steel’

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