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Barbara Lewis

Art galleries on the brink as pandemic lays waste to plans

21 Oct 2020

MUDDLES GREEN, England This was to have been the year that an art gallery deep in the southern English countryside took the United States by storm with exhibitions of the extraordinary Lee Miller, a 1920s fashion model, surrealist and World War Two photographer.

British entertainment, left in dark, seeks government insurance help

07 Sep 2020

LONDON British theatres and live music venues say the show will only go on if the government provides a financial backstop, as the COVID-19 pandemic means they can no longer get commercial insurance.

British entertainment, left in dark, seeks government insurance help

07 Sep 2020

LONDON, Sept 7 British theatres and live music venues say the show will only go on if the government provides a financial backstop, as the COVID-19 pandemic means they can no longer get commercial insurance.

Hedge fund Odey to vote against Anglo's 'unfair' 405 million stg Sirius bid

19 Feb 2020

LONDON Hedge fund Odey Asset Management said it would oppose Anglo American's 405 million pounds ($526 million) bid to acquire a huge fertilizer project from Sirius Minerals , saying the terms do not represent fair value.

GFG Alliance to invest 2 billion euros in European steel operations

19 Feb 2020

LONDON British-based conglomerate GFG Alliance will invest 2 billion euros ($2 billion), mostly in Romania and the Czech Republic, to modernize its emissions-heavy European steel plants and boost production, it said on Wednesday.

Anglo American likely to confirm deal to buy Sirius ahead of deadline: sources

14 Jan 2020

LONDON Anglo American Plc is likely to confirm a deal to buy fertilizer company Sirius Minerals Plc for more than $500 million excluding debt, ahead of an early February deadline to finalise its bid, three sources close to the matter said.

Anglo American in talks to buy Britain's biggest mine project

08 Jan 2020

Global miner Anglo American Plc is in advanced talks to buy fertiliser company Sirius Minerals for about 386 million pounds ($507 million), throwing a potential life-line to Britain's biggest mining project.

Exclusive: Canada's First Quantum weighs $1 billion Zambian copper mine expansion - document

03 Jan 2020

TORONTO/LONDON Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd is weighing investment of around $1 billion (764.2 million pounds) to lift output at Africa's biggest copper mine in Zambia, a company document seen by Reuters showed, despite a feud with state miner ZCCM-IH over project funding.

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