Archive for January 22nd, 2013

UK debt

Rise in UK public sector borrowing in December

Ahead of Friday’s release of the latest GDP figures, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) had bad news for the government this morning in the form of the public sector borrowing estimate for December. The statistics agency announced that public […]

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Homes

Homeowners today take everything but the kitchen sink

Moving house is common nature to most of us and is something that many of us do at least once in our lives. Generally, people often move house

Computer games

Atari’s US arm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

The US operations of French video games group Atari SA (EPA:ATA) said they had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in an effort to separate from their struggling

Drug trials

Pharmaceutical firms should not hide negative trial data — report

The pharmaceutical industry should introduce a new code of practice, ensuring negative trial data cannot be hidden, according to the government’s Health Committee. In a report published last week,

Sacramento

Seattle-based consortium to acquire a 65% stake in Sacramento Kings

A Seattle-based group of investors led by hedge fund manager Chris Hansen said that it had sealed a binding deal to take a 65% stake in Sacramento Kings

Falling share price

BG Group’s eroding market value could attract “opportunistic” buyers

UK natural gas company BG Group Plc (LON:BG), with a current market capitalisation of USD60bn (EUR45bn), could become a takeover target for big oil firms, following a decline

Gas storage tanks

Enagas-led group withdraws from race to acquire gas network TIGF

A consortium led by Spain's Enagas SA (MCE:ENG) unveiled its decision not to submit an offer for French oil and gas firm Total SA's TIGF gas network and

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