Hershey reportedly nearing $1.2bn deal to buy owner of crisps brand Tyrrells

Hershey is near a $1.6bn (£1.1bn) deal to buy Amplify Snack Brands, according to CNBC, which cited unidentified sources familiar with the matter. The deal values Amplify,...

Babcock wins 10-year contract to supply Sellafield nuclear decommissioning site

Professional services firm Babcock has won a 10-year contract to supply nuclear decommissioning site Sellafield with specialist handling and containment systems to process nuclear material. The London-headquartered...

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one. With that in mind, Business Insider...

Ikea’s taxes to be investigated by European Commission

The European Commission will open an investigation Ikea's corporate taxes. The Swedish furniture giant has one division based in the Netherlands, which the Commission says may have...

Just Eat joins a trio of companies making FTSE 100 debut after latest index...

The UK’s FTSE 100 index of the country’s largest publicly listed companies on Monday welcomed three new names to its ranks: packaging business DS Smith, online...

Ryanair: why recognising unions makes sense, even to Michael O’Leary

Ever since it was founded in 1985, Ryanair has had some unusual employment practices. Its first aircraft, a 15-seat Brazilian-made propeller plane, was so small that...

EasyJet confirms acquisition of Air Berlin assets

EasyJet has confirmed the acquisition of part of bankrupt German carrier Air Berlin in a deal worth €40m (£35.2m). The transaction will see the budget airline taking...

Poll: Majority of Trump voters would support him even if he colluded with Russia

A majority of President Donald Trump's voters surveyed by the left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) believe he should continue to serve as president even if it's...

There are signs London’s prime property slump is easing

Prime London property has had a tough year, but there are signs that the slump is easing. The capital’s three most expensive boroughs - the City of...

Abuse, egg attacks, and a vandalised car — Nigel Farage says his life is...

Nigel Farage has bemoaned the state of his life after Brexit in a "soul-baring interview" with the Daily Mail. The former UKIP leader told the newspaper that...

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