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    1. November 8, 2014

      All Blacks beat England at Twickenham

      If England are to make a serious claim on winning next year’s Rugby World Cup, they have to beat one of the southern...

    2. April 28, 2014

      London Tube strike talks collapse

      Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert a...

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    1. February 27, 2014

      London mayor Boris Johnson approves driverless Tube trains

      London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has approved plans to order driverless trains for the Underground, prompting one of the...

    2. beyondbrics

      October 18, 2013

      NewPlat ETF big in S Africa but price takes a bruising

      NewPlat, the world’s biggest platinum ETF (exchange traded fund), is leaving other players on South Africa’s financial...

    3. September 13, 2013

      Victoria’s secret life as a beach

      London’s Victoria Station is getting a £700m upgrade that will open up one of the Underground’s most congested stations,...

    4. September 13, 2013

      London’s tunnellers struggle to stay on straight and narrow

      In a cramped, sweaty tunnel deep beneath Tottenham Court Road Underground station, workers are using handheld shovels to...

    5. May 27, 2013

      Crossrail: East-west scheme set to lift capacity

      Deep below the streets of London, five giant machines are excavating the tunnels for the city’s newest underground railway,...

    6. March 12, 2013

      Light at the end of the tunnels

      From Paddington Station in the west to Canary Wharf in the east, more than 40 construction sites have sprung up across...

    7. February 17, 2013

      Second Crossrail line seen as vital for HS2

      London’s transport system would not be able to cope with extra traffic from the planned high-speed rail link with the north...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 8, 2013

      Exchange traded products gaining ground in South Africa

      Photo: Bloomberg South African investors have been cautious about dipping into exchange traded products (ETPs), which hit...

    9. August 1, 2012

      Nedbank sees earnings rise 25%

      Nedbank, one of South Africa’s big four banks, reported a 25 per cent rise in first half earnings on Wednesday and said it...

    10. December 22, 2011

      Strike boosts ‘driverless trains’, says mayor

      A strike to disrupt London Underground on Boxing day strengthens the case for driverless trains, Boris Johnson, the mayor of...

    11. November 14, 2011

      Tube chief outlines driverless trains plan

      Mike Brown, managing director of London Underground, has a clear vision in which fully automatic, driverless trains will...

    12. November 3, 2011

      Banking: Set to escape the worst of the fallout

      As economic uncertainty sparks fears for the health of the global financial system, South African bankers are expecting to...

    13. October 24, 2011

      TfL eyes staff cuts through technology

      Transport for London is considering technologies that could lead to significant changes in its staffing needs and sharp...

    14. September 13, 2011

      Tube chiefs told to end ‘unacceptable’ delays

      London Underground bosses insisted that “unacceptable” levels of delays on the network in the second half of last year were...

    15. May 8, 2011

      Underground promises faster journeys

      Passengers should be enjoying more frequent trains and faster journeys on London Underground’s Jubilee line by the end of...

    16. April 12, 2011

      London Underground names preferred bidder

      London Underground has taken one of the biggest steps in years towards running more and faster trains by naming Bombardier...

    17. November 29, 2010

      Tube strike disrupts London commuters

      London Underground’s management on Monday criticised the system’s trade unions as the latest in a series of one-day strikes...

    18. November 3, 2010

      No sign of settlement in LU strike

      The two sides in the dispute over London Underground job losses remained as far as ever from agreement on Wednesday after...

    19. November 3, 2010

      Tube strike hits London commuters

      Londoners faced their third day in two months of gridlocked streets and disrupted travel on Wednesday as unions on the...

    20. September 6, 2010

      LU disputes impact of Tube strike

      Unions and London Underground management disagreed bitterly on Tuesday over the impact of a series of 24-hour strikes, with...

    21. August 23, 2010

      HSBC joins the scramble for Africa

      While HSBC’s main focus has been directed east towards the fast-growing markets of Hong-Kong and Shanghai, the UK bank on...

    22. July 8, 2010

      Seat on the train? What a quaint old-fashioned idea

      From Mr James Andrews.Sir, I read the letter from Mike Brown, the managing director of London Underground (July 7), on my...

    23. July 7, 2010

      Sub-surface work is central to Tube upgrade

      From Mr Mike Brown. Sir, In explaining the work that we are doing to transform the sub-surface Tube lines (“Tube upgrade to...

    24. July 2, 2010

      Tube works to miss Olympics deadline

      Work to speed up trains on the Northern Line will not be completed in time for the 2012 Olympics and planned work on the...

    25. June 9, 2010

      Property’s A teams

      Nomura’s real estate analysts Mike Prew and Robert Duncan are two of the biggest property bears in the City, downgrading...

    26. May 31, 2010

      US says spill could last to August

      BP yesterday began preparing to fit a containment cap over its leaking Gulf of Mexico well, which could take a week, as the...

    27. May 30, 2010

      Obama aide says spill could last months

      BP began preparing on Sunday to fit a containment cap over its leaking Gulf of Mexico well, which could take a week, as the...

    28. September 15, 2009

      Heathrow director to run the Tube

      The man in charge of Europe's busiest airport is to become the new managing director of London Underground, the London...

    29. September 14, 2009

      Heathrow chief set to return to London Underground

      The man currently in charge of Europe’s busiest airport is to become the new managing director of London Underground, the...

    30. July 8, 2009

      Investor reserve halts Landbank flotation

      Landbank, a company looking to raise up to £250m ($402m) on the Aim market, has pulled its intended flotation after failing...

    31. July 8, 2009

      Investor reserve halts Landbank flotation

      Landbank, a company looking to raise up to £250m on the Aim market, has pulled its intended flotation after failing to...

    32. July 2, 2009

      Max Property in talks to buy Industrious

      Max Property is attempting to make its first acquisition since flotation in May, having entered talks to buy a £270m...

    33. July 1, 2009

      Max Property in talks to buy Industrious

      Max Property is attempting to make its first acquisition since flotation in May having entered talks to buy a £270m...

    34. June 16, 2009

      Property bulls

      No wonder Nick Leslau was looking so happy. His Max Property Group float is trading 20 per cent above the float price, at...

    35. May 13, 2009

      Max eyes Aim

      Max Property, the property investment group backed by hedge fund OchZiff, has confirmed plans to float on Aim with a target...

    36. May 9, 2009

      Nick Leslau returns to listed property market

      Nick Leslau, one of the most wealthy property entrepreneurs in the UK, is to return to the listed real estate sector with a...

    37. May 9, 2009

      Leslau aims to reach the Max with his return to listed property sector

      Nick Leslau, one of the wealthiest property entrepreneurs in the UK, is to return to the listed real estate sector with a...

    38. January 13, 2009

      Obama team will call on all his famed discipline

      In contrast to Bill Clinton, Barack Obama generally starts and finishes his meetings on time. Presidential scholars say the...

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