Climate change may make icy UK winters rare
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:41

Severe winter freezes in the UK may become rare, because of the warming effect of climate change, wa

Blood pressure drugs may reduce Alzheimer's and dementia risk
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:41

Boston researchers have found that drugs used to treat blood pressure and heart disease may cut the

UK government to ban under-18s from using sunbeds
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:40

The UK government will back a private member's Bill which attempts to force tanning salons to cater

Google may pull out of China
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:39

Google said it will not accept China's censorship of search results and may pull out of the country

New online resource offers funeral webcasting
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:38

A new website catering to funeral service providers and consumers has been launched this week.

UK's energy regulator foresees threat to gas supplies
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:38

UK's energy regulator Ofgem foresees a looming threat to the country's gas supplies. It has warned t

McAfee secures Facebook now
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:37

McAfee will now provide security for Facebook, according to an agreement signed between the security

Former Sony Ericsson chief is Skype's new chairman
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:36

Sony Ericsson Mobile's former president Miles Flint will be Skype's new chairman.

Mercedes unveils CLS model with a sculpture prototype
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:35

German automobile maker Mercedes unveiled its next-generation CLS prototype at the Detroit auto show

New fund to buy toxic assets in Eastern Europe
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:35

The CEE Special Situations Fund will buy toxic assets in Central and Eastern Europe. This fund was l

Chinese car maker eyes European auto market
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:34

China's fourth-largest car maker, BYD Auto, plans to become the world's largest car maker by 2025, e

GM will sell Saab only to buyers with business plans
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:33

General Motors (GM) has stated that it will sell its Swedish brand Saab, only if the buyer has a lon

Honda CR-Z will be on UK roads by mid-2010
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:32

The CR-Z, Honda's new hybrid car, premiered at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Coca-Cola donates £1m to farmers in Great Barrier Reef
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:31

Soft drink company Coca-Cola donated £1m to cane farmers in the Great Barrier Reef.

Santander may bid for RBS and Rock
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:31

Spanish banking group Santander may bid for the branches of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Nor

Lipton is the biggest buyer of African tea
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:31

Lipton was the biggest buyer of African teas in 2009, according to the latest report from African Te

Rudolph Foods issues allergy alert
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:29

California's pork rind seller Rudolph Foods has issued an allergy alert on some of its products.

UK banks prepared to pay one-off tax on bonuses
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:28

UK banks are prepared to pay the one-off tax on bonuses levied by the Treasury, rather than reduce t

Kraft's 'inadequate offer' boosts Cadbury's profits
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:27

Cadbury experienced profits in 2009, as it opposed a hostile takeover from US food company Kraft.

UK Bank Chiefs face lawmakers
By Staff blogger - 13 January 11:25

Stephen Hester of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Eric Daniels of the Lloyds Group, and Gary Hoffman of

Obama wants new bank levy to recoup bailout costs
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:59

The White House has announced it may impose a levy on banks to help bridge America's widening defici

Nick Clegg calls for breaking up Britain's big banks
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:58

The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has called for ending the era of universal banking. He said t

UK Retailers register buoyant festive sales
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:56

In a development that will bring New Year cheer to the recession-hit UK economy, retailers have repo

Germany to stick to its goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:17

Germany will stick to its goal to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 per cent by 2020

UK heads for major wind energy expansion
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:15

The UK has awarded 32 GW of offshore wind contracts to nine consortiums

UK gas waning as North Sea freezes and Royal Dutch shuts Norwegian unit
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:14

Britain's National Grid issued its fourth warning this month that gas demand might exceed supply

British Petroleum is Europe's largest oil company
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:14

British Petroleum (BP) ousted Royal Dutch Shell as Europe's largest oil company by market value sinc

Don Thompson is McDonald's new President
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:13

Don Thompson will be the new President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald's Corporation, the Ch

New protein technology arrests E.coli pathogen
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:12

The biotherapeutic company AvidBiotics and sanitation and pest control supplier Ecolab have agreed t

Cadbury keen on remaining independent
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:08

Cadbury will release a document tomorrow, showing investors that it would be better for the company

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