Archive for September 18th, 2012

Bank of England

UK inflation falls to 2.5% in August

Consumer price inflation in the UK continued to fall in August, despite rising fuel costs, official figures showed today. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that prices were 2.5% higher in August 2012 than they were in the same […]

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Insurance

Five ways to lower the cost of your contents insurance

The minefield that is contents insurance can be hard to navigate. There are so many things you need to think about, one of the most important of which is the

Brazil

UK security firm G4S strengthens Brazilian position with Vanguarda deal

UK security solutions group G4S Plc (LON:GFS) said on Tuesday its Brazilian unit SSE DO Brasil Ltda

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Closer fined €10k per day if it fails to deliver topless pictures of Kate Middleton

The French edition of Closer magazine, which last week published topless pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge, has been ordered to hand over the photographs by a court

Manchester United

Investors short-sell Manchester United ahead of fourth quarter results

Investors are betting on shares in Manchester United to fall following the club's recent $2.9bn flotation in New York, with shareholders of 11% of its shares shorting the

City of London

City of London opposes tighter regulation of high-frequency trading

European politicians drafting tough new curbs on the controversial trading practice high frequency trading (HFT) have faced stiff resistance from the industry – especially the City of London. The

Lenovo

China’s Lenovo strengthens cloud offering with Stoneware deal

Chinese personal technology major Lenovo (HKG:0992) will expand its cloud computing capabilities by agreeing to take over of US Stoneware Inc, the Chinese company said on Tuesday without

software

London-listed software group K3 terminates sales process

UK enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider K3 Business Technology Group Plc (LON:KBT) said on Tuesday it had put an end to its formal sale process without recommending

Apple store, London

Less than half of iPhone users planning to switch to iPhone 5 — study

The launch of the new Apple iPhone 5 has made headlines globally, but what certainly matters more than publicity is what consumers think of the new gadget. According

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