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    1. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Saving Trader Sarao

      Picture the scene in the London borough of Hounslow on Tuesday lunchtime, as police moved in to arrest one Navinder Singh...

    2. April 22, 2015

      Tesco’s ‘drastic’ Dave lives up to his nickname

      “Drastic” Dave Lewis, would-be rescuer of Tesco, has lived up to his nickname with £7bn in impairments, pushing the...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. A British futures trader was arrested for allegedly contributing to the2010...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Hounslow neighbours saw nothing flashy

      US authorities probing the “flash crash” that rattled global stocks in 2010 have spent years trying to understand the...

    3. April 19, 2015

      Dubai airport chief backs Heathrow runway expansion

      The head of Heathrow’s biggest rival has criticised the political deadlock over building another runway in ­Britain’s...

    4. April 15, 2015

      General election: Clegg declares Lib Dems open to new coalition

      Nick Clegg has declared the Liberal Democrats open to business for a coalition with Labour or the Conservatives, unveiling a...

    5. April 8, 2015

      Heathrow, Hong Kong and the case for bigger planes

      What London should do about its airports has not figured much in the UK election campaign so far. That is no surprise: the...

    6. April 7, 2015

      Flybe boss blasts Gatwick for ignoring regions in Heathrow battle

      Saad Hammad, chief executive of Flybe, has hit out at Gatwick airport for failing to address the needs of Britain’s regions...

    7. April 2, 2015

      Heathrow to cut passenger charges to support domestic flights

      Heathrow airport said it will cut charges by a third for passengers on domestic flights, in an attempt to bolster its case...

    8. March 16, 2015

      Heathrow expansion best option for regions, says report

      A new runway at Heathrow with slots ringfenced for services to and from regional airports is the best option for the UK’s...

    9. March 13, 2015

      London airports’ PR battle heats up ahead of runway verdict

      London’s two main airports are fighting to win public support ahead of an imminent decision on whether Heathrow or Gatwick...

    10. March 12, 2015

      IAG and Dublin close to agreement on Aer Lingus takeover

      International Airlines Group and the Irish government are trying to hammer out a compromise over the fate of Aer Lingus’s...

    11. March 11, 2015

      Gatwick promises to cap landing charges for 30 years

      Gatwick has thrown down a new challenge in the dogfight with Heathrow over airport expansion, promising to cap landing...

    12. March 10, 2015

      Heathrow link to HS2 ruled out before 2033

      The government has ruled out building a link connecting Heathrow airport to the High Speed 2 line between London and the...

    13. March 10, 2015

      Virgin Atlantic returns to profit after three years of losses

      Virgin Atlantic has returned to profit after three years of losses, lifted by its partnership with Delta Air Lines of the US...

    14. March 1, 2015

      Vince Cable to steer opposition to third runway at Heathrow

      Vince Cable, the UK business secretary, is to become the figurehead of opposition to building a third runway at Heathrow...

    15. February 24, 2015

      Benetton family receives bids for World Duty Free

      Italy’s Benetton family, the majority owners of World Duty Free, has received several offers for their majority stake in the...

    16. February 23, 2015

      Heathrow rules out IAG using Dublin as a third runway

      Heathrow has dismissed suggestions that Dublin could act as a so-called third runway for International Airlines Group, a key...

    17. February 16, 2015

      Ireland clings to its symbolic Heathrow slots

      A new sacred cow has landed in the Irish herd. Some matters in Ireland are held to be immutable and beyond discussion. These...

    18. February 12, 2015

      IAG refuses to make further concessions on Aer Lingus bid

      A commitment by International Airlines Group to allow Aer Lingus to use its take-off and landing slots at Heathrow airport...

    19. February 10, 2015

      Aena to float at €58 a share in Spain’s second-biggest IPO

      Aena, the Spanish airports operator, will be floated on the Madrid stock market on Wednesday in the biggest initial public...

    20. February 5, 2015

      Final approach for decision on airport expansion

      They have blanketed London with posters, splurged a combined £6m on marketing campaigns and rallied supporters from every...

    21. beyondbrics

      February 3, 2015

      Guest post: Dubai - the UAE's hedge against oil

      By Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce, Standard Chartered The news that Dubai has overtaken London Heathrow as the world’s busiest...

    22. February 2, 2015

      IAG seeks to ease political concerns over its Aer Lingus bid

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, has promised to leave ownership of valuable take-off and...

    23. January 30, 2015

      EasyJet backs Heathrow runway bid

      EasyJet, the biggest airline operating out of Gatwick, has backed the airport’s main rival in the battle for extra runway...

    24. January 30, 2015

      Q&A: Qatar’s swoop on IAG stake

      Qatar Airways has bought a 10 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia. Why?...

    25. January 30, 2015

      Gatwick expansion plans attacked by MPs

      Building a second runway at Gatwick airport would be a disaster for the area, causing transport gridlock and “irreparable...

    26. January 27, 2015

      Dublin plans Aer Lingus talks with International Airlines Group

      The Irish government is planning to “engage” with International Airlines Group in the coming days over its €1.35bn cash bid...

    27. January 26, 2015

      IAG and Aer Lingus: playing the slots

      Keep dropping coins in a slot machine and eventually you will win something. Whether the winnings cover your outlays is...

    28. January 26, 2015

      Sands’ time runs slowly

      Standard Chartered plans to replace chief executive Peter Sands this year. That will seem a leisurely timetable to some. The...

    29. January 26, 2015

      Aer Lingus considering third IAG offer

      Willie Walsh, chief executive of International Airlines Group, faces mounting public opposition to his proposed takeover of...

    30. January 25, 2015

      Dublin to consider Aer Lingus takeover

      The Irish government will give serious consideration this week to the takeover of Aer Lingus if, as expected, a €1.3bn offer...

    31. January 24, 2015

      Aer Lingus set to recommend latest IAG bid

      The board of Aer Lingus is expected to recommend a €1.34bn cash bid from IAG, setting the stage for a public debate over the...

    32. January 23, 2015

      Here’s how Jeremy’s new friend works his scam

      Sir, I was enchanted to read of Jeremy Paxman’s encounter with an Italian in St James’s (The Diary, Life & Arts, January...

    33. January 21, 2015

      DHL launches helicopter delivery service

      DHL has launched the UK’s first helicopter delivery service between Heathrow and Canary Wharf as it seeks to slash delivery...

    34. January 12, 2015

      Dubai replaces Heathrow as busiest airport

      Dubai leapfrogged Heathrow to become the world’s busiest airport for international passengers in 2014, the head of the Gulf...

    35. January 9, 2015

      Aer Lingus spurned raised offer from IAG

      Aer Lingus has for the second time in a month rebuffed its former chief executive, Willie Walsh, after rejecting an...

    36. January 6, 2015

      London police warning to mini-drone flyers

      A senior London police officer has warned owners of drones that they are likely to be breaking the law if they fly the...

    37. December 29, 2014

      Scotland confirms Ebola case

      The Scottish government has confirmed that a case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Glasgow. The unidentified female patient, a...

    38. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      The bb Christmas skit: Putin and the Brussels sprouts

      By Henry Mance In an attempt to avert another cold war, Russian president Vladimir Putin invites European leaders to his...

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