The £4 billion takeover of UK defence giant Cobham has moved a step closer after the Government said it is considering giving the all-clear to the deal with US private equity firm Advent.
Nigel Farage is under pressure to pull Brexit Party candidates from marginal seats with the deadline for nominations just hours away.
A decision on Cobham’s £4 billion takeover by US private equity giant Advent International has been delayed after the Government said it needed more time.
The Government’s department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) showed an “extraordinary lack of interest” in the days and weeks leading up to Thomas Cook’s collapse, an influential group of MPs has said.
The European Union has been urged to do a Brexit deal with Britain “before it’s too late” or face Boris Johnson taking the country out without a deal if he wins the next election, former foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Taxpayers will have to stump up £60 million to fund unpaid wages, holiday pay and redundancy costs for Thomas Cook’s 9,500 staff following the travel firm’s collapse, according to early estimates.
Thomas Cook’s auditors are to be investigated over their role in signing off the last set of accounts for the travel firm prior to its collapse, the accounting regulator has announced.
Thomas Cook customers hit by the travel firm’s collapse may have to wait as long as two months to receive a refund, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Chancellor Sajid Javid is to unveil a £16.6 billion no-deal “guarantee” to make up for lost grants should the UK leave the bloc without an agreement.
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom is calling on the Insolvency Service to “fast-track” its investigation of Thomas Cook, with the conduct of the company’s bosses also set to come under the microscope.
The Government has launched an investigation into the £4 billion takeover of UK aerospace giant Cobham by a US private equity company on “national security grounds”.
There has been political backing for the Old Vic’s work to “change the culture” in the arts world following the Kevin Spacey scandal.
The leader of the House of Commons today promised: “Aberdeen and the north-east will benefit from Brexit” – despite more people from the area voting against the move.
A senior UK Government representative has said there can be “no excuses” for administration problems after a city resident had a visa application snubbed.
A former Aberdeen schoolboy has been eliminated from the race to become the next Prime Minister.