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Solid Germany trading pushes Computacenter outlook higher
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Independent IT infrastructure services provider Computacenter posted a trading update for the first quarter to 31 March on Monday - earlier than the date previously advised due to its performance in the first quarter and an improved outlook for the full year.

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21 Apr
Britain celebrates first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution
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Friday was thought to be the first entirely coal-free day in Britain for hundreds of years, as reliance on nuclear, gas and renewable energy from wind and solar meant no coal power was required.

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21 Apr
Weekly review

The FTSE 100 ended the week down 227. 07 points, or 3. 09%, at 7,114. 55.

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21 Apr
PHOTOS: Striking new ceilings completed at Elizabeth line stations
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Photographs showing “striking” new architectural ceilings on some of London’s newest underground railway platforms were released on Friday, as Crossrail completed construction of the features at Farringdon and Liverpool Street stations on the under-construction Elizabeth line.

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21 Apr
BOS Global reaches milestone in Call Design acquisition
money

Productivity software developer BOS Global Holdings updated the market on Friday on the conditional agreement to acquire a 40% interest in Call Design, which was announced on 20 March.

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21 Apr
Oilex awards two key contracts on Cambay PSC work programme
oilfield

Oilex announced the award of two key contracts to Schlumberger and Baker Hughes as part of its 2017 work programme at the Cambay PSC on Friday.

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21 Apr
First phase of unit recommissioning complete, PowerHouse says
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Ultra high temperature gasification waste to energy systems company PowerHouse Energy Group announced on Friday that the first phase of the re-commissioning of the its G3-UHt unit had been completed, with the successful production of gas from the system.

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21 Apr
ReNeuron confirms breakthrough in cryopreserved candidate formulation
Astrazeneca

Cell-based therapeutics developer ReNeuron Group updated the market on its cell therapy development programmes targeting degenerative diseases of the retina on Friday, reporting that it had successfully developed a cryopreserved formulation of its human retinal progenitor cell (hRPC) therapeutic candidate.

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21 Apr
Asia report: Markets rally after Wall Street surge
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Markets in Asia finished higher on Friday, taking their cues from a strong finish on Wall Street overnight and ahead of the first round of the French presidential elections at the weekend, amid a suspected terrorist shooting in Paris.

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21 Apr
Reckitt Benckiser disappoints but headwinds should ease
Reckitt Benckiser, consumer goods, Cillit Bang, Vanish

Consumer products group Reckitt Benckiser posted a trading update for its first quarter on Friday, reporting it was in line with expectations with continued strong performance in the health division led by Mucinex and Durex.

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21 Apr
Luca Benedetto elevated to Zenith Energy CFO
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International oil and gas production company Zenith Energy announced the appointment of Luca Benedetto to the position of chief financial officer - a non-board position, replacing Alan Hume - on Friday.

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21 Apr
NextEnergy agrees acquisition of six solar projects
solar

NextEnergy Solar Fund announced on Friday that it signed six share purchase agreements for six separate projects, with three unrelated counterparties, to acquire the special purpose vehicles owning Rampisham, Aller Court, Hill, Forest Farm, Wasing and Flixborough solar plants, for an investment value of £30. 5m.

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20 Apr
TfL proposes major changes to private hire licence fees
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Transport for London opened a consultation on proposals to change the fees private hire operators are charged for the costs of licensing, compliance and enforcement activity on Thursday.

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20 Apr
Oxford BioDynamics invited to join FNIH steering committee
Astrazeneca

Discovery and development of novel epigenetic biomarkers-focussed biotechnology company Oxford BioDynamics announced on Thursday that itself and Dr Claudio Carini, a member of company’s scientific advisory panel, had been invited to join the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Biomarkers Consortium as a member of the Cancer, Inflammation & Immunity, and Neuroscience Steering Committees.

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20 Apr
Ebiquity launches Portfolio Digital product in UK
internet computers

Independent marketing and media analytics consultancy Ebiquity announced the launch of Portfolio Digital, a new digital ad intelligence platform designed to monitor online display advertising on Thursday.

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20 Apr
Salt Lake Potash contracts Amec for Goldfields pilot plant
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Salt Lake Potash announced to the market on Thursday that Amec Foster Wheeler had been appointed to prepare an analysis of the alternatives for the company to construct a pilot plant at the Goldfields Salt Lakes Project, intended to be the first salt-lake brine sulphate of potash (SOP) production operation in Australia.

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20 Apr
Quieter Falklands trading sees FIH earnings fall
pound, sterling, pounds

Falkland Islands and UK-focussed specialist services company FIH Group updated the market on its trading for the year to 31 March on Thursday, cautioning that the results remained subject to audit and final approval by the board.

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20 Apr
Cluff announces North Sea scoping study results
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Natural resources investing company Cluff Natural Resources announced the results of an independent scoping study covering two prospects on its 100% owned licence P2248 in the Southern North Sea gas basin on Thursday.

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