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Chapel Down raises £19m to buy more vineyards

Yesterday

The money was secured from the issue of over 37m shares at 50p, with investors including an unnamed institutional investor and private equity giant IPGL.

DAILY BRIEFING: Holidaymakers return to Turkey

Yesterday

Holidaymakers are returning to Turkey, according to holiday operator Tui, after it reported a 70 per cent rise in bookings to the country, which suffered a wave of terrorist attacks.

CITY DIARY: Hair-raising tributes for departing Fed boss

Yesterday

The Federal Reserve chairman, a sweet but rather dry old dear, is about to depart after President Donald Trump decided to replace her with Jay Powell next year.

DIRECTOR'S DEALS: Centrica boss Iain Conn

Yesterday

The boss of energy firm Centrica has snapped up £145,000 worth of shares. Iain Conn purchased 100,000 shares at £1.45 each. Shares in Centrica have slumped more than 35 per cent this year.

Online estate agent Purplebricks revenues more than double

Yesterday

The company, which was set up in 2014 and tempts customers to desert traditional high street agents by charging a flat fee, said first-half revenues jumped 150 per cent to £46.8m.

Customers won't pay £1,000 for an iPhone - Carphone boss

Yesterday

Carphone Warehouse, which is owned by the group, has over 700 shops on the UK high street and is considered to be Britain's biggest mobile phone retailer.

Heathrow consults local residents on new runway

Yesterday

Britain’s biggest airport, in London, wants to build a third runway and a sixth terminal amid estimates that London’s airports will hit full capacity within 20 years.

ALEX BRUMMER: All change at Yellen’s Fed

Yesterday

Janet Yellen has done a 'spectacular job', in the words of President Trump. But she will still be stepping down from the most powerful role in global finance in six weeks.

Revolt at BT: Profits hit amid staff uproar over pensions

Yesterday

After profit warnings, clashes with regulators and criticisms over awful broadband, the telecoms giant was last night on course for a fresh bust-up over pensions.

Fresh fears over British Steel pensions

Yesterday

The Financial Conduct Authority has stepped in, concerned workers will lose huge chunks of their pensions due to rogue advisers pocketing sky-high fees.

MARKET REPORT: Double glazing shares given cold shoulder

Yesterday

Safestyle sells double glazed windows and doors but said business had struggled amid higher inflation and squeezes on consumer spending.

Sports Direct shareholders veto £11m to Ashley's brother

Yesterday

Over 70 per cent of the retailer's shareholders voted against the proposal, weeks after Mike Ashley said he fully expected it to be rejected.

MPs scold FCA in growing British Steel pensions furore

Yesterday

Steelworkers attending today's committee hearing told of their struggle to get help and information from reputable advisers and British Steel scheme administrators.

Serco's shares rise after group signs £50m Carillion deal

Yesterday

The group also announced it expects its annual profits to come in at the top of expectations at £65-70million.

How to get a living room that will sell your home

Yesterday

We take a look at how to get living room to sell your home and get some tips from an estate agent on what buyers want.

Fiat Punto gets awarded the lowest crash test rating ever

Yesterday

The Fiat Punto, a new car you can buy from a UK showroom today, has been awarded the lowest crash test rating of all time, according to new Euro NCAP assessments.

Alpine A110 sports car review

Yesterday

Alpine is back! After more than two decades on the shelf, Renault has relaunched the French sports car name, and the first new model to feature the badge is a peppy little sports car.

Is adviser fair to charge £3k a year to invest a pension?

Yesterday

During our meeting I was advised the annual management charge would be 1.54% which sounded reasonable but after adding it up, it amounted to nearly £3,000 a year.

Ray Massey on the new DS7 Crossback

Yesterday

The new DS7 Crossback is aimed as a Gallic riposte to the dominant German, Japanese and British upmarket luxury off-roaders.

Number of people claiming unemployment benefit edges up

Yesterday

Between August and October, 56,000 fewer people had jobs than between May and July - with the fall almost all among full-time men, today's figures show.