UPDATE 1-Weekly COVID-19 cases in England decline for first time since July

This post was originally published on this site(Adds weekly excess deaths). LONDON, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Some 6,115 new people tested positive for COVID-19 in England in the week to August

Read More

UPDATE 1-UK’s Supreme Court dismisses Huawei and ZTE patent appeals

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details, Conversant response). LONDON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously dismissed

Read More

UPDATE 1-Avast nudges up full-year outlook after work-from-home boost

This post was originally published on this site(Adds CEO comments, shares). By Paul Sandle. LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Cybersecurity firm Avast said on Wednesday it expected full-year

Read More

UPDATE 1-UK ITV’s first-half earnings drop 50% after COVID-19 hits advertising

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details, quote). LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – ITV, Britain’s biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, reported a 50% drop in

Read More

Britain and Japan ‘stand side by side’ on Hong Kong – Raab

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Britain and Japan stand “side by side” on support for freedom in Hong Kong and other major issues,

Read More

UPDATE 2-BT sees hit to earnings from economic fallout of COVID-19

This post was originally published on this site… * Q1 revenue down 7% to 5.25 bln stg, core earnings also fall 7%. * Sees FY revenue down 5-6%, earnings of 7.2-7.5 bln stg. * Shares down 3%

Read More

Vodafone targets Frankfurt listing for mast unit in early 2021

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone (VOD.L), the world’s second biggest mobile operator, said on Friday it would list its towers unit, named

Read More

UK official advised minister of risks in buying OneWeb stake

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON (Reuters) – British officials voiced concerns about the government buying a $500 million stake in satellite company OneWeb this month,

Read More

Britain’s TalkTalk upgrades guidance after better trading in June and July

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON (Reuters) – British broadband operator TalkTalk upgraded its guidance for full-year earnings on Tuesday after seeing trading recover in

Read More

Burberry’s first-quarter like-for-like sales drop 45%

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON (Reuters) – British fashion brand Burberry (BRBY.L) said on Wednesday that demand was severely impacted by COVID-19 in the first

Read More