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  1. February 11, 2012

    Claim to Falklands based on five-year settlement

    From Mr Michael Kuczynski. Sir, The microcosmography of European claims to the Falklands/Malvinas archipelago is rather more...

  2. October 7, 2011

    ‘Muted’ impact of audit exemptions

    The UK’s main accountancy body has warned that proposals to exempt small companies and subsidiaries from having to produce...

  1. January 6, 2011

    Let us praise one of the most popular US presidents ever

    From Mr Michael D. Robbins. Sir, Your letters column (January 4) presents a twisted view of the underrated President Calvin...

  2. November 9, 2010

    Yell shares drop 20% as sales fall gains pace

    Shares in Yell fell more than 20 per cent after the publisher of the Yellow Pages directories reported an unexpected...

  3. October 4, 2010

    Yell names Tony Bates chief financial officer

    Yell Group, the indebted publisher of the Yellow Pages telephone directory, has named Tony Bates as its new chief financial...

  4. July 28, 2010

    Yell goes online to alleviate revenue pressure

    Economic uncertainty and faltering confidence at small and medium-sized enterprises continued to weigh on revenues at Yell,...

  5. May 19, 2010

    Yell of a challenge

    It's all relative at Yell. John Condron and John Davis once shivered in the shade of more than £4bn of debt. But the chief...

  6. May 19, 2010

    Yell's chief and CFO to depart

    Shares in Yell fell more than 20 per cent yesterday after the publisher of the UK's Yellow Pages announced that its chief...

  7. May 18, 2010

    This RBS deal pleases neither populists nor purists

    None of the executive directors of Royal Bank of Scotland at the time of its near-collapse will run a regulated financial...

  8. May 18, 2010

    Top two executives set to leave Yell

    John Davis (left) wishes to pursue ‘new direction’, while John Condron will retire by May next year Shares in Yell tumbled...

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    May 18, 2010

    Yell and the curse of the rescue rights issue

    Strange but true. Until Prudential launched its record breaking £14.5bn fund raising on Monday, there had been no cash call...

  10. November 11, 2009

    Yell share issue to reduce debts

    Yell is to raise £660m in a share issue that will allow the company to restructure its loan terms and reduce its £3.8bn...

  11. November 10, 2009

    Yell to raise £660m for debt deal

    Yell is to raise £660m in a share issue that will allow the company to restructure its loan terms and reduce its £3.8bn debt...

  12. October 28, 2009

    Yell prepares to push through restructure

    Yell is preparing to push through the planned restructuring of its £3.8bn debt using a scheme of arrangement, after the...

  13. October 20, 2009

    Yell extends debt plan deadline

    Yell has extended the deadline for lenders to agree plans to restructure its £3.8bn debt pile. The publisher of the Yellow...

  14. October 19, 2009

    Yell extends debt plan deadline

    Yell has extended the deadline for lenders to agree plans to restructure its £3.8bn ($6.2bn) debt pile. The publisher of the...

  15. September 24, 2009

    Yell to launch equity offering

    Yell shares fell as the publisher of the UK's Yellow Pages announced plans to launch an equity offering to raise at least...

  16. September 23, 2009

    Yell plans £500m equity offering

    Shares in Yell Group fell sharply on Wednesday after the company behind the Yellow Pages directories said it planned an...

  17. July 24, 2009

    Yell on track in talks to refinance

    Yell, the debt-laden directories group, said refinancing negotiations with lenders were on track as it reported...

  18. June 21, 2009

    Yell examines its debt options

    Yell has warned that it may need to have the terms of its debt eased for a second time as a result of “increasingly...

  19. May 21, 2009

    Scott steps down as chairman after scrutiny from shareholders

    LAWYERED BY JULIA Yell Group has appointed headhunters to find a replacement for its chairman Bob Scott, write Tim Bradshaw...

  20. May 21, 2009

    Yell considers disposals after £1bn loss

    Yell Group is considering all options to support its fragile finances, including disposals, the indebted directories group...

  21. May 20, 2009

    Yell begins hunt for new chairman

    Yell Group has appointed headhunters to find a replacement for its chairman Bob Scott. The directories group said on...

  22. May 20, 2009

    Yell considering all options on financing

    Yell Group is considering all options to support its fragile finances, including disposals, the indebted directories group...

  23. February 5, 2009

    Advertising decline hits Yell

    Yell, the heavily indebted publisher of the UK’s Yellow Pages, is expecting a 12 per cent drop in sales in the three months...

  24. November 21, 2008

    Late payers pile on debt for business

    The worsening problem of late payments means that the average amount of debt being chased by small businesses has increased...

  25. September 23, 2008

    Yell Hell

    Yell chief John Condron might think he has problems with a £3.7bn debt pile but the real issue is the cancellation of a...

  26. September 23, 2008

    Yell calls for help to make debt manageable

    Summertime blues tipped Yell into renegotiating the covenants of its £3.6bn debt, and suspending its dividend for at least...

  27. September 22, 2008

    Yell calls for help to make debt manageable

    Summertime blues tipped Yell into renegotiating the covenants of its £3.6bn debt, and suspending its dividend for at least...

  28. July 25, 2008

    Yell attempts to reassure on its bank covenants

    Yell has reiterated that its bankers are "reasonably comfortable" with its level of debt as it reported first-quarter...

  29. July 24, 2008

    Yell attempts to reassure on its bank covenants

    Yell has reiterated that its bankers are “reasonably comfortable” with its level of debt as it reported first quarter...

  30. June 24, 2008

    Yell backs 110% bonuses as shares hit low

    Yell’s board defended its management on Monday as it emerged that senior executives had received bonuses worth 110 per cent...

  31. May 20, 2008

    Yell falls as warning fuels worries

    Shares in Yell plunged 26 per cent as a dividend cut and warning of “considerable” pressure from tougher economic conditions...

  32. November 7, 2007

    Yell is confident that the worst is over

    Competiton remains "fierce" in the US telephone directory market, Yell said yesterday, but it maintained profit guidance...

  33. July 25, 2007

    Yell rallies but keeps guidance unchanged

    Shares in Yell rallied following a more bullish assessment of the US telephone directories market, but the company cautioned...

  34. July 12, 2007

    Business remains bashful of the online schmooze

    The growth of networking websites has created a digital underclass of business people bemused by e-mails from strangers...

  35. April 25, 2007

    Yell hit by hotter competition in US

    Shares in Yell suffered one of the biggest one-day falls seen by a FTSE 100 company in years, as the directories business...

  36. November 8, 2006

    Yell hit by Spanish debt financing

    Yell Group promised it was on track to deliver full-year profit in line with market expectations despite a disappointing...

  37. November 7, 2006

    Yell reiterates guidance despite profits fall

    Profits fell by a half at Yell Group following the acquisition of Spain’s TPI but the directories business said it was still...

  38. July 26, 2006

    US and online are boost for Yell

    Strong growth in the US and robust earnings from online operations helped Yell, the telephone directories publisher, report...

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