The take-up of industrial space in the first quarter of 2015 was the highest Q1 figure recorded since 2008

Take-up of industrial space in the first quarter of 2015 was more than 107,000sq m (1.152 million sq ft), a 72,000sq m (775,000sq ft) increase on the (...)

The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle next to a taxi near Union Square in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Taxi service Uber has submitted a $3 billion bid for Nokia Oyj’s map business HERE, the New York Times has reported citing sources. Finland’s Nokia sa(...)

Alcatel-Lucent reported a net loss but higher software sales, a weak euro and strong demand for its internet routing products  helped it post a better quarter than Nokia and  Ericsson. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent, which is set to be bought by larger rival Nokia, improved profit margins in the first quarter despite a marked(...)

 Nokia’s chief executive Rajeev Suri addresses the media during a press conference on the Alcatel-Lucent transaction. Photograph: EPA/Markku Ojala

Nokia reported quarterly profits well below market forecasts at its telecom network equipment business, sending its stock tumbling 10 per cent and ra(...)

Nokia’s maps business has drawn interest from  Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers

Nokia’s maps business has drawn interest from potential buyers including Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers comprising BMW, Audi and Daimle(...)

Nokia’s chief executive Rajeev Suri speaks during a press conference in Nokia headoffice in Espoo, Finland

Finland’s Nokia has defended its commitment to protect jobs in France following its planned takeover of Alcatel-Lucent, and suggested future job cuts (...)

Helsinki department store Stockmann is facing an existential crisis. The 5.5 million Finns aren’t spending. Photograph: EPA/Mauritz Antin

Walk around the Finnish capital and you see shops and customers are as cool as Stockholm, if less showy. Yet the atmosphere on the streets of Helsi(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Michel Combes, Alcatel-Lucent chief executive, and Nokia’s president and chief executive Rajeev Suri pictured together. Nokia is to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French rival at €15.6 billion

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French(...)

Nokia is in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent, the companies said in a statement on Tuesday. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Nokia is in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent, the companies said in a statement on Tuesday, a potential deal that could create a European telecoms equip(...)