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A top minister has insisted there's "no evidence of chaos" amid the collapse of Carillion as he defended the Government's awarding of contracts to the now-bust construction firm. Cabinet Office minister David Lidington chaired a meeting of the emergency COBRA...
Carillion ultimately went under for the same reason every company goes under - it was overwhelmed by its debts and was unable to obtain further credit from its lenders. Behind that, though, is the story of a company that was...
Nearly 80 people have been injured after a ceiling inside the Jakarta stock exchange tower collapsed. CCTV footage showed a group of about 40 visiting students walking on the mezzanine floor before it suddenly crashed down. People can be seen falling...
If ever an OSCAR Pet Food franchise fell into the right hands it had to be those of Steve and Jill Tubbs! “Ten years ago, our lives were turned upside down when plans to close our shop/filling station and sell...
Lenders to Carillion, the construction giant which collapsed into liquidation on Monday, are facing losses of up to £2bn, making it one of the costliest corporate insolvencies for years. Sky News has learnt that a complex series of financing arrangements...
The long-awaited test fire of what may be the world's most powerful rocket - SpaceX's Falcon Heavy - will take place on Tuesday. Elon Musk, the billionaire behind the private aerospace company, said he wants the rocket to take his...
There are not many economic fields in which Britain truly leads the world. Financial innovation, perhaps. Deep sea oil mining maybe. Formula One engineering, probably. But there is one sector where the UK is an indisputable leader: sandwiches. This country is...
Directors of Carillion were making a final rescue appeal to its lending banks on Sunday night after the Government refused to rescue the ailing construction group, taking it to the brink of collapse. Sky News has learnt that the company's...
Budget holidaymakers will not be able to take two cabin bags on board when flying with Ryanair in new rules implemented today. The Irish airline is introducing a new system which will mean passengers wanting to take two cabin bags...
The future of troubled engineering company Carillion is being discussed at high-level government meetings this weekend, the BBC understands.The...
Britain's second-largest construction group is on the brink of collapse this weekend as its directors plot last-ditch talks aimed at securing new financial guarantees from ministers. Sky News has learnt that Carillion, which is building the HS2 high-speed rail link...
Britain's second-largest construction group is on the brink of collapse this weekend as its directors plot last-ditch talks aimed at securing new financial guarantees from ministers. Sky News has learnt that Carillion, which is building the HS2 high-speed rail link...
A ban on "rip-off" surcharges comes into force today in a move that the Government hopes will stop shoppers from being penalised if they're paying with a debit or credit card. Economic Secretary to the Treasury John Glenn says it's...

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