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Royal Mail adds heft in Canadian freight with Rosenau purchase

Oct 08 2021

Royal Mail's GLS parcel service is to buy Rosenau Transport for C$360 million ($287 million), as the British postal company strengthens its freight carrier services in Canada.

'No Time To Die' for British cinemas banking on Bond boost

Oct 01 2021

British cinema chains will enjoy the luxury of full houses this weekend thanks to the enduring allure of the James Bond franchise, but their challenge is to make movie-going a habit again after the coronavirus pandemic.

'No Time to Die' breathes fresh life into UK cinema chains

Sep 28 2021

Advance ticket sales for the latest James Bond movie at UK-based cinema chains Odeon and Cineworld were at levels last seen in 2019, setting it up to be the biggest opening since the pandemic gripped the industry. | Video

UK lorry driver crisis boosts transport software firm Microlise

Sep 28 2021

Sept 28 British transport software firm Microlise saw annual core earnings jump by more than a third as a shortage of truck drivers and cost pressures forced the industry to try to become more efficient.

UPDATE 2-Worker shortage dampens spirits as Britain's pubs enjoy reopening

Sep 23 2021

* City Pub Group says 'pingdemic' added to staff shortfall (Adds details, background)

UPDATE 3-Entain soars on DraftKings bid; MGM keeps poker face

Sep 22 2021

* MGM says Entain needs its consent to compete in the U.S. (Adds details, analyst comments)

SSE says no break-up decision after report of Elliott pressure

Sep 20 2021

(Reuters) -Britain's SSE has not made a decision to split itself up, the renewable power and networks group said on Monday in response to a newspaper report that it was close to doing so after months of pressure from U.S. activist investor Elliott.

888 stakes $3 billion to buy William Hill businesses

Sep 09 2021

(Reuters) -888 will buy William Hill's business outside the United States from casino group Caesars for 2.2 billion pounds ($3 billion), making a foray on to Britain's high streets with 1,400 betting shops.

Cineworld eyes Wall St money after rival AMC becomes meme stock

Aug 12 2021

(Reuters) -Cineworld is considering a Wall Street listing for all or part of its business in an effort to bolster its finances which are under heavy pressure from the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

UK's Quilter shares slide as caution outweighs robust results

Aug 11 2021

British wealth manager Quilter reported a jump in assets and inflows on Wednesday but sounded a note of caution over volatility in financial markets, sending its shares sharply lower.

World News

Venezuelan government suspends negotiations with opposition

CARACAS/PRAIA (Reuters) -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, to the United States on money laundering charges.