Drugmaker AstraZeneca forecast a second straight year of sales growth on Thursday, driven by revenue from cancer medicines and other new treatments, lifting its shares.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc forecast 2019 earnings above market expectations as sales of its new shingles vaccine boosted quarterly results, soothing concerns that Britain's largest drugmaker was running out of blockbuster products.
LONDON British broadband provider TalkTalk said it would miss full-year earnings expectations due to the cost of acquiring new customers and different accounting standards, sending its shares down by 8 percent on Friday.
LONDON BT Group's outgoing CEO Gavin Patterson said he was handing over a company with the momentum needed to see through a major restructuring and withstand pressures ranging from demands from regulators to aggressive competition in consumer broadband.
LONDON Ireland dealt a blow on Sunday to British Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to break the deadlock over Brexit by saying it would not accept any changes to an agreement aimed at preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland.
LONDON Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, said it was "pausing" the deployment of Huawei equipment in its core networks until Western governments give the Chinese firm full security clearance.
LONDON Britain's premier luxury brand Burberry said a no-deal Brexit would cost it tens of millions of pounds in tariffs and severely disrupt the movement of fabrics and finished products between its suppliers, manufacturing centres and stores.
LONDON James Dyson, the billionaire Brexit supporter who revolutionised vacuum cleaners with his bagless technology, is moving his head office to Singapore from Britain to be closer to his company's fastest-growing markets. | Video