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Kate Holton

26 Apr 2017

Brexit leaves industrial firms staring into regulatory void

LONDON Summit Therapeutics is about to start pivotal tests of a novel antibiotic discovered by UK scientists to treat a sometimes deadly bowel infection, but Britons could be the last patients to get it after Britain leaves the EU.

25 Apr 2017

Centrica boss says some in May's government lack faith in free markets

LONDON A plan by Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party to cap energy prices suggests some in her government do not believe in free markets at a time when it is pinning its post-Brexit hopes on free trade, the head of the country's leading provider said.

24 Apr 2017

UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap, hitting utility shares

LONDON Britain's ruling Conservative Party said it would cap domestic energy prices if it retained power in an election in June, targeting an industry it accuses of not working properly and sending shares in the leading providers down sharply.

23 Apr 2017

May's Conservatives on course for sweeping election victory

LONDON Theresa May appeared on course to win a crushing election victory in June after opinion polls put support for her ruling Conservative party at around 50 percent, double that of the opposition Labour party.

23 Apr 2017

Brexit makes campsites cool again as Britons tighten belts

NEWTON FERRERS, England/LONDON Before last year's Brexit vote, Scott McCready was struggling to fill his holiday cabins on the coast of southwest England. Now the site is fully booked with British tourists avoiding more expensive foreign trips following a plunge in the pound.

19 Apr 2017

Burberry hit by U.S. slowdown ahead of executive reshuffle

LONDON British luxury brand Burberry reported a slowdown in quarterly sales growth on Wednesday as tough trading in the United States checked recent gains driven by a weaker pound and showed the problems facing its new chief executive. | Video

06 Apr 2017

As Brexit bites, Ryanair to pivot growth away from UK for next two years

LONDON Ryanair , Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers, plans to pivot its growth away from Britain over the next two years as it fears the lack of clarity over Brexit will cause major travel disruption and hit demand.

29 Mar 2017

FACTBOX - British business navigates rocky path to Brexit

LONDON British businesses have endured a roller coaster ride since the vote to leave the European Union, with some ramping up their investment in the country and others pulling market flotations and ditching takeover deals.

29 Mar 2017

FACTBOX - British business navigates rocky path to Brexit

LONDON British businesses have endured a roller coaster ride since the vote to leave the European Union, with some ramping up their investment in the country and others pulling market flotations and ditching takeover deals.

29 Mar 2017

Factbox: British business navigates rocky path to Brexit

LONDON British businesses have endured a roller coaster ride since the vote to leave the European Union, with some ramping up their investment in the country and others pulling market flotations and ditching takeover deals.

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