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324 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"British Land, one of Europe's biggest listed property companies, reported full-year results today and the key takeaway is this: London property prices are still going crazy. The value of the property owned by British Land went up by 12.1% last year, ..."
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144 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Crowdsourcing has proven to be one of the most disruptive business models of the modern age. In travel, the most notable examples are TripAdvisor and Airbnb, whose business models are built on user-generated resources. Here are three travel brands in..."

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564 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"British Land has again taken part in the Great British Bag-athon Challenge to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation. A total of 35 retail assets across the British Land portfolio took part and raised £137,905 for the charity, an increase..."
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222 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Dealmaking in Britain, which accounts for 7 percent of global M&A volume, suffered before the June 23 Brexit referendum with M&A announcements down 85 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, the Thomson Reuters data showed. Two-thirds of responde..."

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419 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"The United Kingdom (U.K.) launched a new national space agency Tuesday along with plans for a multimillion-dollar space innovation center in England. The U.K. Space Agency is slated to open its doors by April 1. This hub for all British space activi..."

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453 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"By Azer N. Parrocha Four to five British telecommunication companies (telcos) are in talks with Philippine telcos for potential investments by year end, a UK telco official said on Thursday. UK Trade Investment Director Iain Mansfield told reporters..."
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529 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"British Land today announces the sale of two retail parks in Dumbarton and Cwmbran for £78 million: St James Retail Park in Dumbarton has been sold to The Legal & General Property Unit Trust for £45.75 million (a net initial yield 5.9%) Cwmbran Ret..."
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"Mikhail Fridman is threatening to sue the British government, after the Department of Energy blocked his purchase of 12 oil and gas fields in the North Sea because of Western sanctions over Ukraine, the FT reports. Until a few months ago, Fridman had..."
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622 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Strong LNG send-out in Britain and increased H-gas demand in the Netherlands has helped boost British exports to mainland Europe via the Interconnector pipeline to a four-year high in the fourth quarter of 2015.?xml:namespace> According to operator ..."

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272 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Employees Joe Don (L) and Darren Lowarson give a Rolls Royce Ghost its final finish polish at the Rolls Royce Motor Cars factory at Goodwood near Chichester in southern England in this April 24, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor LONDON (Reuter..."
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302 words • advanced • 3 years ago
startups, business
"British Land, the FTSE 100 property giant, put out its half-year report on Tuesday and in it the company says the "UK property markets remained strong over the first half." The amount of money flowing into the sector gives and indication of just how ..."
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182 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Western Economic Diversification Canada has announced an investment of $1.8 million to support FPInnovations in delivering the Aboriginal Forest Sector Technical Support Program in British Columbia and Alberta. The program will develop new and exist..."

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422 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) on Saturday said it respects the decision of the new British government to review a nuclear power project in which it would hold a major stake, according to a statement on the company's offi..."
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414 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
agriculture, business
"BC Salmon Farmers Association Keywords: Ethical Production and Consumption | BC Salmion Farmers Association (BCSFA) | Local Farming | Salmon Farming | Sustainable Food | Sustainable Living | aquaculture Salmon Farming: The Bigger Picture They have..."

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381 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"LONDON A British vote to leave the European Union could cost the economy £100 billion and 950,000 jobs by 2020, according to research commissioned by employers' group the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The CBI said "Brexit" would deliver ..."
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598 words • intermediate • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"McLaren, a British manufacturer of luxury, super high-end sports cars, is set to enter the Philippine market, completing the presence of all British car brands in the country while a huge British manufacturer will announce its huge entry into the Phi..."

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152 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"The rise in pharmaceuticals more than offset a further contraction in the manufacture of iron and steel, which fell 29% in the year to April, reflecting the ongoing crisis faced by the steel industry. David Kern, British Chambers of Commerce chief e..."

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152 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne speaks during the seventh UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue "Roundtable on Public-Private Partnerships" at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool S..."

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933 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"The shrinking of British banks is bad for their employees, the City and Britain. "It hurts too much to think about," says the former head of a big British bank when asked about the retreat of Britains banking champions from international markets. "It..."
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796 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"In a stunning rebuke to the “European project” and their own political class, British voters defied opinion polls and market expectations and chose to leave the European Union by a decisive margin. The ITV network called the referendum on a Bri..."
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