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Carillion JV secures £160m Dubai World Trade Centre contract

The Middle Eastern joint-venture between Al Futtaim and Carillion has been awarded a major construction contract for a multi-million pound office development in the heart of Dubai's Central Business District. Dubai…

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FC Barcelona scores Chinese grassroots partnership via London-listed tech firm

London-listed Chinese tech, content and services company BNN Technology has partnered with FC Barcelona (FCB), one of the biggest and…

G4S hives off its Israel business for £88m

Global security company G4S has disposed of its Israeli arm as part of its ongoing portfolio management programme. Israeli private equity…

Vodafone strengthens Indian operations with £2.44bn spectrum acquisition

Vodafone has strengthened its Indian operations through a £2.44bn (INR 202.8bn) spectrum acquisition in all of its key telecom circles. The…

Ryanair to create 3500 jobs across UK and Europe

Irish airline Ryanair has unveiled plans to create thousands of jobs during the next 12 months as it looks to…

Javid drives Midlands Engine into America

Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid is in the US and Canada this week leading the first-ever Midlands Engine…

US media giant in £6.5bn Formula One takeover

Mass media giant Liberty Media is set to take over Formula One in a deal worth $8.5bn (£6.5bn). The first of…

American tech giant Cisco to slash 5,500 jobs from its global workforce

Global tech giant Cisco Systems has announced it is to cut 5,500 jobs, representing almost 7% of its total global…

Javid heads to India for post-Brexit trade talks

Business Secretary Sajid Javid is travelling to Delhi today, meeting  the Indian Finance and Commerce Ministers, to begin trade talks…

Wal-Mart strikes strategic alliance worth $1.5bn with China’s JD.com

US retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc has confirmed plans to sell Yihaodian, it’s Chinese e-commerce business, to China-based digital retailer…

Microsoft makes £18bn swoop for LinkedIn

US tech giant Microsoft has entered a deal to buy LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, for more than…

Vodafone continues sub-Saharan Africa exploration with Zambian rollout

Vodafone Group, the world's second-largest mobile phone company, is continuing to manoeuvre in the African market, announcing a new Partner…

Irish software firm Datalex to create 200 new jobs as part of global expansion

Datalex plc, a provider of digital commerce and retail solutions to the travel industry, has revealed it will create 200…

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