DP World Ltd.’s London Gateway port received its first ship today following a decade-long project to build a deep-water haven close to the U.K. capital that aims to become one of Europe’s busiest container terminals.
China CNR Corp. and CSR Corp., the nation’s two largest trainmakers, surged by the daily limit in Shanghai trading after the South China Morning Post said the companies were close to winning their first U.K. orders.
Qatar Airways Ltd. Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said he’d have contemplated joining Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Star Alliance had the German company not proved so hostile to the growth of Persian Gulf carriers.
British Airways parent IAG SA offered to buy outstanding shares of Spanish discount carrier Vueling Airlines SA for 113 million euros ($144 million) as Europe’s third-biggest carrier seeks to bolster its ailing Iberia unit.
Professor Brian Cox, the pop star turned physicist backed by David Attenborough to become the new face of BBC science programs, said he’s in talks for a series that would emulate Carl Sagan’s mold-breaking “Cosmos.”
Richard Branson’s U.K. rail business faces a fresh threat as the government considers taking over the West Coast route a week after halting its transfer to FirstGroup Plc following the discovery of flaws in the bidding process.
Air France-KLM Group, Europe’s biggest airline, surged the most since its formation more than eight years ago as the introduction of a 2 billion-euro ($2.5 billion) savings plan helped halve its second-quarter loss.