European fund for critical minerals to launch next year

EU launched the European Raw Materials Alliance in 2020 to ensure the bloc has a range of critical minerals needed to meet its target of moving to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050


China investors reallocate money to stronger...

Investment managers may have taken advantage of the recent China junk bond liquidation and...

Work starts at UK Land Estates' Tyne Tunnel...

The scheme will deliver 4,485 sqm of industrial space for a range of occupiers

U.K. housing market remains strong

Despite considerable macroeconomic disruption over the last month, March saw persistently strong...


Musk buying dogecoin despite the crypto’s 90% price crash

The price of dogecoin saw a brief surge following the billionaire’s comments on Sunday evening, though any gains were again wiped out within a few hours

Bitcoin tumbles to an 18-month low

Bitcoin had reached an all-time high of over $68,000 in November 2021, and has fallen more than 60 per cent since then

European stocks rise ahead of ECB meeting, U.S. data

The DAX in Germany traded 0.7% higher, the CAC 40 in France rose 0.9%, and the U.K.’s FTSE 100 climbed 1.2%

Asia stock markets mixed as China's factory activity shrinks

Nikkei 225 was up 0.65% at 24,457.89, Shanghai Composite was 0.13% weaker at 3,182.16, Shenzhen Component was ahead 0.21% at 11,551.27 and Hang Seng Index lost 0.56% to 21,294.94

EU wrestles with Russia oil sanctions

According to a new draft of the summit conclusions, the 27 leaders should agree that their next round of sanctions will cover oil with a temporary exemption for crude delivered by pipeline

European shares higher as global markets rise

The pan-European Stoxx 600 added 0.6 per cent in early trade, with basic resources climbing 1.7 per cent to lead gains


Hanwell Wine Estate to host wine tasting fayre

The fayre will showcase the midlands' wine credentials, including Hanwell’s own sparkling wine, which is made using the traditional Champagne method, through to an ice wine