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Branson plots $3bn SPAC merger to launch Virgin Orbit on to stock market
Sir Richard Branson is in advanced talks about a multibillion dollar merger to take Virgin Orbit, his satellite launch company, on to the US public markets.
Aer Lingus cancels regional flights as Stobart Air ends its contract with the Irish airline
Aer Lingus has announced a number of regional flights have been cancelled after one of its operators ceased trading.
G7 summit: Boris Johnson urges G7 not to 'repeat the mistake' of 2008 financial crash during COVID recovery
Boris Johnson has urged world leaders not to "repeat the mistake" of the 2008 financial crisis as they met for talks on how to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19: Sunak hails 'promising sign' as April reopening sees fastest GDP growth since last summer
Britain's economy grew by 2.3% in April as the high street and hospitality sector reopened, official figures show.
'Hammer blow' as government advised to drop steel quotas
The government should revoke a series of steel quotas on cheap imports despite warnings it will damage domestic producers, trade advisers have recommended.
Brexit: Raab says 'ball is very much in the EU's court' after Macron raises heat in Northern Ireland protocol row
Dominic Raab has said "the ball is very much in the EU's court" with regards to the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol , as French president Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain that the Brexit deal is not renegotiable.
COVID-19: Naked Wines sinks to annual loss despite lockdown sales surge
Naked Wines has suffered a lockdown hangover as it slumped to a £10.7m annual loss, despite growing sales by 68% thanks to a boom in online demand for booze.
Whitbread in firing line over executive pay packages during pandemic
Whitbread, the owner of the Premier Inn hotel chain, faces an investor backlash next week after carrying over executive bonuses accrued during the pandemic despite axing jobs and using state funds to furlough employees.
Ian King Business Podcast: G7 - protests, ambitions and expectations
World leaders are gathering in Cornwall for the start of the G7, where they're expected to commit to providing one billion COVID vaccine doses to the rest of the world. Climate change is also high on the agenda.
New rail pass and vouchers for tourist attractions part of tourism recovery plan
A new rail pass and vouchers for tourist attractions are part of a plan to return domestic tourism to pre-pandemic levels next year.
- Change of venue for Covid-19 vaccination programme in Stonehaven
- Former Dons defender among those recognised in Queen's birthday honours
- Aberdeen city centre masterplan: public get chance to have their say
- 'We aren't causing an undue fuss': NHS Grampian warning over rising case numbers