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Government confirms scrapping of HS2 north-east rail link extension

An extension of the HS2 network to Leeds from Birmingham has been axed, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed today. Plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail link...

AstraZeneca preventative COVID-19 jab shown to cut risk of severe disease and death by over 80%

AstraZeneca PLC (LSE:AZN) said new data from two COVID-19 Phase III trials has confirmed that its AZD7442 therapy provides protection against severe disease and...

Psychedelic companies say Compass study result validates industry’s hope to find alternative treatme

Hours after psychedelic leader Compass Pathways (NASDAQ:CMPS) announced Phase IIb results from the largest modern study on a psychedelic substance, the stocks of most...

Marks & Spencer to sell food through Costa Coffee outlets

Marks & Spencer is to start selling food through Costa Coffee outlets, the two companies announced today. M&S sandwiches, salads and some other lines will...

Playtech braced for GBP3bn bid from Eddie Jordan

Playtech PLC (AIM:PTEC), a UK gambling software development company, is preparing itself for a GBP3bn bid from a consortium led by former F1 boss...

UK electric bus maker Arrival unveils new prototype – report

Electric van and bus maker Arrival SA (NASDAQ:ARVL) has unveiled a new prototype of an electric bus that it hopes to begin producing next...

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Amazon is so big it doesn’t even need a high horse to complain about Visa’s fees

Visa Inc (NYSE:V) and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have traded verbal blows after the online retailer made the surprise decision to block Visa (NYSE:V) credit...

Fulcrum Utility’s attempt to calm nerves fails to do the trick

Fulcrum Utility Services Limited failed to settle nerves as it issued a statement in the wake of share price volatility. The shares fell 13% to...

Hacking attacks at record high sparks boom for cybersecurity firms

Western countries are under attack from cybercriminals and rogue nations as never before, according to the UK's cyber defence agency. Attacks increased by nearly 7%...