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Saturday 22nd of May 2010

News Tag: damage

May 17, 2010

Economic fears as volcanic ash returns to UK airspace

by Kay Murchie
Sir Richard Branson is calling for urgent intervention to avoid damage to the UK economy after some airports were closed again at the weekend, due to the return of the volcanic ash cloud. Airports across the country closed from 1:00pm yesterday after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) extended its no-fly zone due to the ash cloud being blown above ...

January 20, 2010

HSBC chief warns of super tax

by Kay Murchie
In an interview with Sky News, HSBC chief executive Michael Geoghegan has warned of the dangers of the new super tax, introduced by the Government to claw back some of the bailout funds used to rescue the banking industry. The warning comes just a week after London Mayor, Boris Johnson, warned that high-earning bankers are leaving the capital because of the super ...