168 results

A man stands in a flooded street in  Haiti,  during the passage of Tropical Storm Laura. Photograph:  Estailove St-Val/AFP via Getty Images

Coastal residents in low-lying areas of Louisiana and Cuba were evacuating on Sunday, while roads turned to rivers in Haiti’s capital city, as twin hu(...)

Photograph: AFP via Getty

Growing concerns about the ability of markets to withstand the impact of coronavirus on real-world economies took its toll on Friday as markets eased (...)

In London AstraZeneca hit a record closing high on optimism over its Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty

European shares turned higher on Monday, helped by encouraging data from an array of coronavirus vaccine candidates and after EU leaders sketched a fr(...)

The acquisition will increase Chevron’s total reserves base by almost a fifth at a cost of less than $5 a barrel of oil equivalent. Photograph:  Getty Images

Chevron has agreed to buy Noble Energy for $13 billion including debt in the oil and gas industry’s first big deal since geopolitical tensions and the(...)

In January 2010, two Irish businessmen secured a 20-year contract to turn Nigeria’s vast gas reserves into power. But the government never built a pro(...)

The Savoy Hotel in London – just one of many high-profile international businesses that have become masters at minimising tax. Photograph: iStock

The Savoy Hotel has been welcoming its well-heeled and connected clientele for 131 years. But for all the Art Deco design and the sublime personal ser(...)

British energy giant BP announced plans to axe ‘close to 10,000 jobs’. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty

BP will cut about 15 per cent of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of chief executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the(...)

A natural gas plant in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

When you think of the US solar energy market, places such as Florida, California, New Mexico or Arizona might be the first to spring to mind. But that(...)

Photograph: iStock

Oil rose above $34 a barrel following a prediction from Russia that the market may rebalance as early as next month after historic output cuts from gl(...)

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell shed another 7.0 per cent on a ratings downgrade a day after it slashed dividend for the first time since World War Two. Rival BP was also down.

Markets took a turn for the worst on the first trading day of this month after US president Donald Trump threatened to slap new tariffs on China over (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »