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UK snack maker Zetar agrees to 43 million pounds takeover
LONDON German foods group Zertus agreed to buy UK-based chocolate maker Zetar Plc ZTR.L in a 43 million pound deal that gives the group its first inroad into the British confectionary market. Zertus will pay 297 pence per share for Zetar, which is ...
UK economy: Stuck in low gear
Just as Britain appears to be seeking some distance from the rest of Europe, its economic performance looks remarkably similar to that of its neighbours.
How heavy are the latest smartphones?
The British pound (GBP) coin weighs 9.5 grams and is something most of us have in our pocket. It can also help us to assess different weights easily, because you just add or take away coins.
Little England: What's Left If Scotland Leaves?
Scottish independence would thus not spell the immediate end of the British currency union. In this sense, the pound sterling looks safer than the euro right now. Opinion polls suggest that Scottish support for independence is running at just 30 ...
Buffett Vs. Soros: Investment Strategies
In fact, in the early 1990s, Soros made a multi-billion dollar bet that the British pound would significantly depreciate in valueover the course of a single day of trading.
Scottish to vote on independence in 2014: minister
A Scottish vote for independence would undermine the foundations of modern Britain which comprises England, Scotland and Wales. Northern Ireland and Britain make up the United Kingdom.
Scottish independence: Why would Scotland turn itself into Greece?
Pound Jumps After UK Emerges From Recession; Gilts Drop
The pound climbed the most in three weeks against the dollar after Britain's economy expanded by more than analysts forecast in the third quarter, pulling the nation out of a recession.
A weighty issue: Hidden world of jockey heaving bowls
Anna-Louise MacKinnon, medical adviser at the British Professional Jockeys Association (PJA), which promotes the interest of riders in the UK, said there was no evidence small amounts of weight loss -- such as two or three pounds -- was dangerous ...
Virgin, Flowers head slim field chasing RBS branches
The setback could push back the time frame for taxpayers to see a return on the 45 billion pounds Britain pumped into the bank to keep it afloat.
Let It Be Known That No Financial Crisis Was Ever Caused by Stable Money
This was the case in the early 1930s, after the British pound, the world's premier international reserve currency, was devalued in September 1931.