The U.K. and Electricite de France SA are making progress on a deal that would guarantee a power price for new nuclear reactors, said a local government official who reported no indication the talks are failing.
Ireland’s government faces a legal challenge tomorrow to the burdening of taxpayers with the cost of bailing out former Anglo Irish Bank Corp. and Irish Nationwide Building Society.
With its huge curved roof, 40,000 square-foot white floor and dizzying viewing galleries, a new building outside London looks fit for a James Bond villain.
Canada’s biggest gold miners are replacing their senior executives at the fastest rate in at least a decade as shareholders demand greater returns.
The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in U.K. and Irish markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the last market close.
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and HSBC Holdings Plc may be sued over $1.6 billion in worthless securities sold to retail investors in Hong Kong, a judge in New York ruled yesterday.
Jetstar, the budget unit of Qantas Airways Ltd. , makes its first Singapore-Melbourne flight today, marking the beginning of its challenge to Singapore Airlines Ltd. on long-haul routes.
Two Chinese nationals were charged with illegally exporting technology to their home country and pirating software from U.S. companies including Agilent Technologies Inc., federal officials said.