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    1. August 25, 2015

      China turmoil boosts UK’s allure for investors

      When George Osborne told a Beijing audience two years ago there was “no country in the west more open to investment...

    2. August 2, 2015

      Buyers flock to secure London land for development

      Foreign investors have embarked on a flurry of land-buying in central London, pushing dealmaking volumes to their...

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    1. July 26, 2015

      Indian billionaire to turn Great Scotland Yard into luxury hotel

      Indian billionaire Yusuffali Kader has teamed up with Galliard, the UK property developer, to complete a £110m deal to...

    2. July 20, 2015

      Schneider Electric in £1.3bn reverse takeover of Aveva

      Aveva says it will remain independent after it agreed to a £1.3bn reverse takeover by Schneider Electric, in a complex...

    3. July 12, 2015

      Nuclear industry confident over long-term prospects

      Britain’s nuclear programme is shrouded in “fog” but a new generation of power stations will be built, says the chief...

    4. June 14, 2015

      French reactor problems cast doubt on UK nuclear power plant

      Problems with a reactor in northern France have triggered deep concern in the British government about the future of...

    5. June 3, 2015

      Chinese group to build world’s first tidal energy plant in Swansea Bay

      A Chinese construction company has been chosen to build the world’s first tidal lagoon project for generating clean...

    6. May 8, 2015

      Li Ka-shing lines up backers for £10bn O2 buyout

      Li Ka-shing has won backing from the sovereign wealth funds of Singapore and Abu Dhabi for his £10.3bn purchase of...

    7. April 16, 2015

      Northeast business in battle to win foreign direct investment

      Northeast England has a strong record of winning inward investment. Nissan’s £3.5bn Sunderland plant, now the UK’s...

    8. April 2, 2015

      London’s digital start-ups secure record funding

      London’s fledgling technology companies are continuing to see increasing levels of investment, as new figures reveal...

    9. March 31, 2015

      Honda eases fears for Swindon plant with £200m injection

      Honda’s struggling UK operation has been given a shot in the arm with the announcement that it will become the sole...

    10. March 26, 2015

      Black cab makers hail next generation of London icon

      The London Taxi Company has set out its vision of the future for the black cab and it involves green technology,...

    11. March 11, 2015

      Brother Industries agrees to buy Domino Printing in £1bn deal

      A UK printing company that flourished by stamping expiry dates on perishable products such as eggs and yoghurts is set...

    12. March 6, 2015

      Wanted: investors who can electrify the British economy

      Quite soon Britain’s last deep mine will haul up its final lump of coal. The book will close on an industry that once...

    13. February 16, 2015

      Lord Browne to head Huawei’s UK board

      Huawei has recruited former BP chief executive Lord Browne to head a UK board of directors that will oversee British...

    14. February 11, 2015

      US venture capital behind over half of London’s start-up funding

      US technology investors provided more than half of all the money raised by London-based start-ups last year, as...

    15. February 9, 2015

      If Britain goes: Counting the cost of ‘Brexit’

      Depending on who you believe, an exit from the EU could give a big boost to Britain’s economy or trigger a sharp drop...

    16. February 9, 2015

      US multinationals fight UK chancellor George Osborne’s Google tax

      US multinationals have attacked George Osborne’s “diverted profits” tax, amid claims the crackdown is having a chilling...

    17. February 6, 2015

      British film business boosted by record spending from abroad

      UK film industry advances From a romantic drama about physicist Stephen Hawking to an animated comedy featuring a...

    18. February 3, 2015

      UK film production spending hits record level

      Film production spending in the UK surged to a record level last year as Hollywood studios took advantage of the...

    19. January 29, 2015

      China link pays off for UK Midlands engineering group

      A Chinese company on Thursday opened one of the world’s biggest motor press shops for large car parts — with the help...

    20. January 15, 2015

      Hinkley Point nuclear agreement expected in March

      French nuclear power developer EDF said it expected to sign a long-awaited investment agreement with its Chinese...

    21. January 13, 2015

      Flood of rich Chinese settle in UK

      The number of Chinese citizens who secured investor visas to the UK doubled last year as more and more wealthy people...

    22. January 11, 2015

      Hitachi to open £82m train plant in Durham this year

      A newly completed track from one of the UK’s biggest new factories links rail transport in the 21st century to the...

    23. December 8, 2014

      Abu Dhabi money transforms east end of Manchester

      Football and Abu Dhabi money have turned a former industrial wasteland into a £150m training academy for Manchester...

    24. December 2, 2014

      Overseas purchases of UK companies hit low

      The number of British companies bought by overseas investors has fallen to the lowest level for quarter of a century,...

    25. November 20, 2014

      Wales defies spending cuts to outperform UK regions

      Wales has outperformed other UK regions in job creation and foreign investment, confounding expectations it would...

    26. November 20, 2014

      Ineos announces $1bn push into quest for UK shale gas

      Ineos, the Swiss-based chemicals company, has entered the race to develop UK reserves of shale gas, unveiling ambitious...

    27. November 18, 2014

      Saudi Electric in talks to acquire stake in Hinkley Point C

      One of Saudi Arabia’s biggest power companies is in talks to acquire a stake in a new UK nuclear power plant,...

    28. November 17, 2014

      Qatar looks to back UK high-speed train plan

      The Qatari royal family has told British ministers it wants to invest heavily in regeneration projects being planned...

    29. November 10, 2014

      EU vote plan is not deterring investors, says David Cameron

      David Cameron insisted on Monday that his planned EU referendum was not scaring off inward investment to Britain, and...

    30. October 27, 2014

      China set to invest £105bn in UK infrastructure by 2025

      China is set to invest £105bn in British infrastructure by 2025, with energy, property and transport the biggest...

    31. October 10, 2014

      Britain celebrates China investment flow

      Southern Europe may have been the bazaar for Chinese investors seeking cheap deals in the west since the start of the...

    32. October 1, 2014

      HK family group snaps up Canary Wharf site

      Songbird Estates has agreed to sell one of its Canary Wharf buildings, 50 Bank Street, for £153.5m to a prominent Hong...

    33. September 24, 2014

      Abu Dhabi to invest £525m in one of UK’s largest wind farms

      Abu Dhabi is investing £525m in one of the UK’s largest wind farms, in a deal that will see it buy part of a stake held...

    34. September 22, 2014

      UK agrees deal with EU on new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

      Britain has agreed terms with Brussels to secure approval for billions of pounds of public funding for Hinkley Point,...

    35. August 18, 2014

      Call for independent body to drive UK infrastructure projects

      Manufacturers have called for the creation of an independent authority to address Britain’s “most pressing”...

    36. August 3, 2014

      ‘Silicon Glen’ residents fear history repeating itself

      “RIP Bathgate,” said the headline in the Sun newspaper. “Massacre at Motorola.” Bathgate made national news in 2001...

    37. August 3, 2014

      Foreign investors key to helping Scotland sink or swim

      In the noisy debate about Scottish independence, one group has stayed silently on the sidelines: the foreign companies...

    38. July 31, 2014

      Milford Haven refinery sale saves 400 jobs

      About 400 jobs are set to be saved in west Wales through the sale of Milford Haven refinery by Murco Petroleum of the...

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