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    1. June 30, 2014

      Airports: how to stay grounded

      Light the blue touch paper and stand well clear. Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye proposes increasing landing charges by an...

    2. June 30, 2014

      Belgian publisher De Persgroep buys Mecom for £200m

      Mecom Group is to be acquired by a European rival in a deal that draws a line under years of struggles for the media group...

    1. October 15, 2013

      Mecom shares jump 50% as chief executive resigns

      Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, said its chief executive would step down this month and sharply upgraded...

    2. May 15, 2013

      Banker to chair Mecom as investor pressure to sell assets grows

      Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, is preparing to appoint a veteran investment banker as its chairman as...

    3. January 11, 2013

      Mecom in talks to sell three divisions

      Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, revealed it had begun talks to sell its Dutch, Danish and Polish...

    4. November 21, 2012

      DMGT agrees Northcliffe newspaper arm sale

      A consortium led by a former chief executive of Mecom has agreed a deal to buy Northcliffe Media, the regional newspaper arm...

    5. October 25, 2012

      Interview: Ambition and work ethic lead to boss’s seat

      At school she was “the girl with the funny name”. Today Zillah Byng-Maddick is more concerned that she does not live up to...

    6. July 25, 2012

      Mecom profits fall on lower ad revenues

      Mecom, the struggling European newspaper publisher, suffered an 8 per cent fall in revenue, to €492m, in the first half –...

    7. July 20, 2012

      Small-cap week: Falkland oil explorers suffer

      Falkland oil explorers proved among the week’s worst small-cap investments. Borders & Southern Petroleum slumped 68.7 per...

    8. July 19, 2012

      Mecom chief executive to step down

      Tom Toumazis, chief executive of struggling European newspaper publisher Mecom, is to step down after less than a year amid...

    9. June 28, 2012

      Mecom given go-ahead to sell Edda Media

      Norway’s second and third largest newspaper groups by revenue are set to come together after Mecom, the pan-European media...

    10. June 8, 2012

      Small-caps: Mecom falls on profit warning

      Mecom hit a record low this week, dropping 46.5 per cent after its second profit warning in six weeks. The newspaper...

    11. June 6, 2012

      Mecom shares tumble after profit warning

      Shares in Mecom more than halved after the lossmaking European newspaper group warned that the decline in advertising...

    12. April 26, 2012

      Mecom warns on ad revenue decline

      Advertising revenues have further declined at Mecom, prompting the lossmaking European newspaper publisher to cut full-year...

    13. April 25, 2012

      Watchdog threatens Mecom unit sell-off

      Norway’s media regulator has threatened to block Mecom’s sale of its subsidiary Edda Media after raising concerns over...

    14. March 14, 2012

      Mecom narrows full-year losses

      Mecom narrowed its losses in 2011 despite dwindling advertising revenues, as the pan-European newspaper publisher pushed...

    15. March 12, 2012

      Small-caps: Game plunges on share warning

      Game Group plunges 63.5 per cent to 1.3p on Monday after the struggling retailer said its shares could well be worthless....

    16. February 3, 2012

      Regulators probe sale of Mecom’s Norway business

      Mecom’s proposed sale of its Norwegian media business is under scrutiny from the country’s regulators and could be held up...

    17. January 24, 2012

      Mecom looks to digital pay models after review

      Mecom, the pan-European newspaper publisher, has laid out plans to introduce a digital pay model across its best-selling...

    18. January 8, 2012

      Mecom seeks sale of Polish business

      Mecom, the pan-European newspaper publisher, is looking to offload its Polish business in a move that highlights...

    19. December 5, 2011

      Small caps: Treatt profits soured by forecast

      Treatt , the ingredients supplier to the flavour and fragrance industries, dropped 8.3 per cent to 316½p after warning that...

    20. December 5, 2011

      Mecom sells Norwegian business for €222m

      Heralding the type of consolidation that other European countries are likely to see in coming months and years, Norway’s...

    21. December 1, 2011

      Mecom review faces investor scrutiny

      Several weeks before Tom Toumazis joined Mecom as chief executive, his first job running a company and first encounter with...

    22. November 21, 2011

      Touchstone Gold rises on Colombia results

      Touchstone Gold , the latest vehicle of Kinross Gold Corporation founder Robert Buchan, added 7.2 per cent to 22¼p on the...

    23. July 30, 2011

      Risers led by targets

      Takeover approaches provided the week’s biggest risers. Hansen Transmissions soared by 91 per cent after German engineer ZF...

    24. July 27, 2011

      Mecom to pay dividend after cost-cutting

      Mecom, the European newspaper group, which has reported narrowing interim losses partly as a result of cost-cutting...

    25. beyondbrics

      July 4, 2011

      Poland: another man who thinks he can make money from newspapers

      No matter how bad the results of media companies – and Polish newspapers and magazines are no exception to the global trend...

    26. May 25, 2011

      In between flower show hedges

      Many of the corporate directors gathered to listen to a breakfast talk given by Lord Sharman on Tuesday seemed a bit...

    27. May 24, 2011

      Mecom picks Endemol commercial head for chief

      Tom Toumazis, the chief commercial officer of television production company Endemol has been appointed head of Mecom, the...

    28. April 7, 2011

      Mecom rejects approach by Dutch banks

      The board of Mecom has rejected an informal approach from a consortium of Dutch banks proposing to take a controlling stake...

    29. March 17, 2011

      Mecom to pay dividend as losses narrow

      Mecom, the European newspaper group, has narrowed its full-year losses on the back of a restructuring and promised to pay...

    30. FT Alphaville

      January 31, 2011

      Weekend catch-up

      In case you missed these stories, weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From the Financial Times -       Alpha...

    31. January 29, 2011

      Davidson replaces Locke as Mecom head

      The board of Mecom has ousted its chairman, Alasdair Locke, in a move to clear the decks at the European media group after...

    32. January 15, 2011

      Unlikely triumph as Merlin agreement remains in sight

      And then there were four. The decision by Ana Botín, Santander UK’s new chief executive, to extricate the bank from industry...

    33. January 14, 2011

      Montgomery steps down from Mecom board

      Mecom’s board has surprised the market by announcing the immediate departure of David Montgomery, chief executive, without...

    34. January 13, 2011

      Mecom shares rise on proposed maiden pay-out

      David Montgomery will leave Mecom by January 31 Shares in Mecom rose nearly 11 per cent after the European newspaper group...

    35. January 12, 2011

      Mecom to give update on effort to find chief

      Mecom is due to inform investors of its progress in finding a new chief executive on Thursday as the European newspaper...

    36. January 12, 2011

      Mecom rebuffs Trinity Mirror over merger

      Trinity Mirror, the owner of the Daily Mirror, approached the European media group Mecom over a potential merger, it has...

    37. January 8, 2011

      Tight deadline

      Who will be the next chief executive of Mecom? Anticipation is growing in the run-up to the European newspaper publisher’s...

    38. December 23, 2010

      Mecom’s succession plans hit a hitch

      A former managing director at News International who held discussions about taking the top job at Mecom, has ruled himself...

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