3rd October 2018

Shares flop in peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle

Image copyright Funding Circle Image caption Samir Desai is chief executive and co-founder of Funding Circle Shares in Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lender, have tumbled in the first day of full trading on the London…


Aston Martin shares fall on stock market debut

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer outside the London Stock Exchange in London on Wednesday Shares in sports carmaker Aston Martin closed almost £1 below their float price on…


Geoffrey Cox wows Tories with warm-up act for PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLet our puissant nation seize Brexit prize – Geoffrey Cox Attorney General Geoffrey Cox briefly stole the political limelight on Wednesday during his rousing warm-up act for…



Plaid Cymru’s Adam Price says Brexit must be stopped

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAdam Price: “We’re on the Titanic. We’re heading to an iceberg” UK ministers’ Brexit plans must be stopped and Plaid Cymru will campaign “hard” to keep the…


How India avoided its ‘Lehman Brothers moment’

Image copyright Press trust of india Image caption The default of IL&FS has spooked investors India’s government has taken over a major private infrastructure financing and construction group after it began to default on its…


The Tories ‘must deliver’ for people – May

Image copyright PA Theresa May will close the Conservative conference by declaring Britain’s post-Brexit future is “full of promise” and insisting her party remains “on the side” of hard-pressed families. The PM will tell the…


Freeze on fuel duty to continue

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs May will bring the Conservative Party conference to a close with her keynote address Fuel duty is to be frozen for the ninth year in a row, the prime…



Citroën boss: ‘Where does my handbag go’?

Image copyright Getty Images The chief executive of Citroën has told the BBC the car industry needs to consider women when designing cars. Speaking at the Paris Motor Show, Linda Jackson said the car maker…