A Phones 4U shop in central London with its shutters down as more than 500 of its stores were shut after the retail chain went into administration. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA

As administrators race to save stores and jobs at Phones4u, recriminations over the shockingly abrupt demise of the mobile phone retailer are becoming(...)

The prospect of more mergers and acquisitions fuelled a rally among brewers, after the Wall Street Journal reported that Anheuser-Busch InBev, which produced Budweiser beer, was talking to banks about financing a possible $122 billion bid for SABMiller. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European stocks were little changed today, after their first weekly slide in more than a month, as disappointing Chinese economic data and concern (...)

Phones 4u has gone into administration after network partner EE ended its agreement. Phones 4u  lost a similar contract with Vodafone Group  earlier this month. Photograph:  Chris Ison/PA Wire

UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified (...)

EE chief executive Olaf Swantee said the Derry call centre was the initial stage of the company’s plan to return customer service jobs to the UK. Photograph: EE

UK digital communications company EE has chosen Derry to develop a new call centre that is likely to create 333 jobs. Olaf Swantee, the company’s c(...)

EE is to create 1,000 jobs in the UK over the next two years and triple its apprenticeship scheme. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Mobile phone company EE is to create 250 jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a plan to bring over 1,000 posts to the UK from abroad over the ne(...)