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Delivery man

European competition authorities delay probe into planned TNT deal

The European Union’s (EU) competition regulator has temporarily interrupted its probe into the acquisition of Dutch express delivery firm TNT Express NV (AMS:TNTE) by US rival United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) in order to gather more information, according to a […]

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Royal Bank of Scotland HQ in Edinburgh

Private equity firms in talks to acquire RBS’ Direct Line

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc (LON:RBS) may not get to list its unit Direct Line Insurance Plc as two consortia made up of leading private equity groups

European Commission

EC agrees to international JV between La Poste and Swiss Post

The European Union (EU) competition watchdog announced on Wednesday it had given the green light to France's La Poste SA and Swiss Post International AG to create an

The fishing village of Mousehol, Cornwall

British fishermen losing out to aggressive Spanish fleets, profiting from EU subsidies

A family of Spanish fishing barons are profiting from EU subsidies and the secretive market in British fishing quotas, despite being blacklisted by environmental groups and charged with

UK vs. EU

UK businesses favour more free trade but less integration in Europe

British businesses value free trade with other countries across Europe but are unsure about the value of deeper integration in the European Union, according to a new survey

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Cameron urges Europe to contain damage from Greek crisis

British prime minister David Cameron has pledged do all that he could to secure the UK's financial system and is urging Europe to deal with its currency crisis. Yesterday,

European Central Bank

ECB refuses to refinance some Greek Banks — report

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to stop refinancing operations with a number of banks in troubled Greece, according to a Reuters report, triggering a

Britain - Bham Airport

European Parliment and the US agree on passenger name record agreement

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States has announced that after the European Parliament plenary vote on 19 April 2012, the Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement


EU expresses concerns over fund managers

Concern over pan-European regulations which are being perceived as harmful to both business and private equity dealings with the US and Asia has been expressed by fund managers

East MIdlands Wind Turbine

Renewables bring £2.5bn boost to economy

Chris Huhne today revealed more evidence of the economic benefits of renewable energy as he reaffirmed the coalition’s commitment to meeting EU renewable energy targets. This came as

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