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    1. May 25, 2015

      Brands need to shore up their flimsy pledges on safety

      “The managers have much pleasure in stating that the immense numbers who have travelled under their arrangements have...

    2. May 17, 2015

      Thomas Cook defends hotel deaths payout

      Thomas Cook has defended a payout it received from a Corfu hotel where two children died in 2006, underscoring the...

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    1. March 31, 2015

      How does one make it as a business pioneer?

      How do we define a business pioneer? This was the first question the six judges — three Financial Times columnists and...

    2. January 20, 2015

      Eurozone junk bond sales rebound

      The European market for junk bonds has begun the year in robust fashion, bouncing back from subdued activity in recent...

    3. March 5, 2014

      Barclays poaches Mayhew junior for corporate broking team

      Barclays has poached the son of one of the City’s best-known bankers to join its corporate broking team as it continues...

    4. July 1, 2013

      Lombard: Europe promotes default swaps from zeroes to heroes

      You can’t win. A couple of years ago European legislators were cross with traders of credit default swaps because high...

    5. May 16, 2013

      Lombard: Glenstrata ejection a chastening coda to Bond’s career

      And then there were none. Not a single ex-Xstrata director survived the first set of boardroom elections since Glencore...

    6. November 9, 2012

      Anite lifted by demand for 4G

      Demand for new phones capable of using superfast 4G mobile networks helped Anite beat tough comparisons in its...

    7. April 11, 2012

      Small caps: Barsky to join Matra board

      Aim-traded oil and gas company Matra Petroleum dropped 14.5 per cent early in the session before recovering to trade...

    8. March 2, 2012

      RSM Tenon leads small caps

      RSM Tenon, the accountancy firm, won the small caps race this week, soaring 41.9 per cent following positive results...

    9. FT Alphaville

      February 8, 2012

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - Statoil raises 2012 capex, Q4 beats forecasts – statement. - Supergroup sales...

    10. December 20, 2011

      Consumer sector insolvencies set to soar

      Cash-strapped Brits’ reluctance to spend is set to push a record number of shops, food manufacturers and gyms over the...

    11. FT Alphaville

      December 14, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - Thomas Cook says first quarter bookings off to slow start; to close 200 shops;...

    12. FT Alphaville

      December 13, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - Whitbread warns of slowing sales growth at Premier Inn and Costa Coffee —...

    13. December 2, 2011

      What would induce you to take a risk?

      How much inducement do you need to put your capital at risk? A lot or a little? I think I know the answer. Share...

    14. December 1, 2011

      Thomas Cook accuses Tui of unfair jibe

      Thomas Cook has filed a complaint about an online advertisement published by Tui Travel accusing its rival of drawing...

    15. FT Alphaville

      September 21, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - Lloyds of London announces half year loss before tax of £697m — statement. -...

    16. FT Alphaville

      August 16, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - German GDP slows more than expected in the second quarter, dropping to 0.1 per...

    17. FT Alphaville

      August 8, 2011

      Weekend catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, - Browett’s courting of Carphone Warehouse is a...

    18. August 3, 2011

      Thomas Cook’s risky venture into great unknown

      Thomas Cook certainly got plenty of service out of Manny Fontenla-Novoa, its now former chief executive. Although he...

    19. July 15, 2011

      Investors desert Thomas Cook

      The holidays are upon us, buckets and spades are packed – but what a rough week it’s been for Thomas Cook, the tour...

    20. FT Alphaville

      May 9, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Monday, - Barclays takes £1bn provision to cover the costs of miss-selling payment...

    21. FT Alphaville

      March 29, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - Wolseley H1 profit up 64 per cent on cost cutting, demand – statement....

    22. FT Alphaville

      February 8, 2011

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - HM Treasury raises bank levy target to £2.5bn — statement. - UBS Q4 results...

    23. January 13, 2011

      Holidaymakers resist lure of foreign travel

      The number of holidays taken abroad fell sharply last year, according to official figures, underlying the battle that...

    24. December 2, 2010

      Tui Travel exceeds analysts’ forecasts

      Stronger demand helped Tui Travel end its year on a high, as preliminary results beat analysts’ expectations. Tui...

    25. FT Alphaville

      September 28, 2010

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - Xstrata says condition for all-cash offer for Sphere Minerals satisfied –...

    26. FT Alphaville

      July 12, 2010

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Monday, - BP spill response cost $3.5bn to date, $165m claims paid — statement. - Falkland...

    27. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2010

      EM spin-offs weigh into FTSE100

      An African gold mining company and an Indian energy company are set to enter the FTSE100, highlighting the growing...

    28. June 9, 2010

      Emerging spin-offs weigh into FTSE 100

      An African gold mining company and an Indian energy company are set to become the newest members of the FTSE 100,...

    29. June 8, 2010

      Emerging spin-offs weigh into FTSE 100

      An African gold mining company and an Indian energy company are set to become the newest members of the FTSE 100,...

    30. May 22, 2010

      The big stories

      VodafoneIt was a mixed week for Vodafone's interests in Asia after the company's writedown on Tuesday of its Indian...

    31. May 15, 2010

      The big name

      Manny Fontenla-NovoaChief executive, Thomas CookAny chief executive of a public company can expect to have to cope with...

    32. April 20, 2010

      Chaos takes toll on tour groups and exporters

      Exporters and tour operators felt the knock-on effects of Europe's air transport paralysis yesterday as travel...

    33. April 19, 2010

      Winners and losers in air paralysis

      Exporters and tour operators felt the knock-on effects of Europe’s air transport paralysis on Monday as travel...

    34. March 26, 2010

      Thomas Cook sees rise in summer bookings

      Summer holiday bookings at Thomas Cook are moving along briskly, with UK sales in the past four weeks up 30 per cent,...

    35. March 24, 2010

      Footsie at highest since June in spite of BAE pessimism

      BAE Systems slipped from a one-year high yesterday in a London market buoyed by earnings news.The defence contractor...

    36. FT Alphaville

      March 10, 2010

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, Glencore says net profits fell 43 per cent in 2009 – statement. - Gulf Keystone...

    37. FT Alphaville

      February 11, 2010

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Thursday, - BT says expects to deliver adjusted EBITDA of around £5.7bn for the full year –...

    38. February 9, 2010

      Tui Travel bullish on summer bookings

      Tui Travel, the tour operator, has increased the number of summer holidays on offer to customers in the UK and the...

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