A driver died and 13 people were injured – including one critically – when a car collided with a night bus.
Wed, 04 Jun, 2014
Commuters on a train line in northern Stockholm were met with an unusual sight this week: male train drivers and conductors wearing skirts to work.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
A cleaning lady stole an empty commuter train from a depot, taking it on a joyride to a suburb of Stockholm where it derailed and slammed into an apartment building.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
A cleaner stole an empty commuter train from a depot and drove it off the rails and into a Swedish apartment building.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
A British council has spent more than £5,000 (€6,000) on a bus shelter only to find out that it isn't on a bus route.
Thu, 16 Feb, 2012
Supermarket giant Tesco today said Sir Richard Broadbent will take on one of the biggest roles in UK business when he replaces David Reid as chairman in November.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
German transport operator Deutsche Bahn said today its acquisition of bus and train operator Arriva was complete.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2010
The London market edged lower today as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of Alistair Darling's imminent Budget announcement.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
The London market narrowly held on to Wednesday's 21-month high today despite falls for banks and miners as investors looked to take profits.
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
The London market leapt to its highest level for 18 months today after US unemployment figures eased economic concerns about the world's biggest economy.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
British transport firm Arriva today said talks with France’s national rail operator about creating a new European industry giant had come to nothing.
A fresh round of spending cuts from debt-laden Greece helped shore up market confidence today as fears of sovereign default eased.
Wed, 03 Mar, 2010
Concerns over the fragility of the US economic recovery sent stocks tumbling on both sides of the Atlantic today.
Thu, 28 Jan, 2010
The FTSE 100 Index was on the front foot today as events in the United States gave a fillip to investors after a disappointing recent run.
The FTSE 100 Index pulled back from 14-month highs today as investors took the chance to take some money off the table.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index dipped into the red today despite economic cheer in America.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2009
Encouraging results from mining heavyweight Kazakhmys ensured the London market made progress in thin pre-holiday trading today.
Disappointing economic readings in the US sent London's FTSE 100 Index into the red today after a poor final session of the second quarter.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2009
A takeover move from FirstGroup for rival National Express sent transport shares higher on the London market today.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2009
Fears were growing today that one of the North’s major engineering employers, bus builder Wrightbus, is about to shed hundreds of jobs.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2009
Ballymena bus maker Wrightbus has signed an £11m (€12.33m) partnership deal with a Dutch company to supply buses to London, it was announced today.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
Further pressure on banking stocks and more mixed economic data combined to keep the FTSE 100 Index close to its opening mark today.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
A further fall for market heavyweight HSBC put pressure on the FTSE 100 Index during a downbeat session for the London market today.
News of a multi-billion deal in the confectionery sector and better-than-expected results from Whitbread helped consumer stocks make strong advances on the London market today.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
Transport group Arriva today said a strong performance from its UK bus division helped annual operating profits improve by 7% last year.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2008
Nervy FTSE investors sold off retail shares today as fears grew about the sector’s performance in the run-up to Christmas.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007
Shares in National Express rallied today amid excitement that it was about to become the new operator of the UK East Coast Main Line (ECML).
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
The mining sector put pressure on the London market today as falling metal prices offset cheer from retailing giant Marks & Spencer.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2007
Fading takeover hopes saw brewer Scottish & Newcastle give back some of its recent gains today as it led a downturn for the London market.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2007
The London market dived deep into the red today after gambling stocks were rocked for the second time in two months.
Thu, 07 Sep, 2006
Gambling stocks were rocked for the second time in two months today.
Internet gambling firm PartyGaming led the London market deeper into the red today as US inflationary concerns continued to spook traders.
A strong performance from oil stocks and a flurry of takeover activity buoyed the London market today which finished a steady week in the black.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2006
The London market looked to end the week in positive territory today stoked by a strong performance from oil stocks and takeover activity in the second tier.
Losses by oil heavyweights and a spate of profit-taking brought the recent rally by the London market to an end today.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2005
The FTSE 100 Index was in lacklustre form today as the latest batch of corporate updates failed to inspire investors.
The FTSE 100 Index plunged more than 200 points early today as traders reacted to the carnage caused in the heart of London.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2005
The FTSE 100 Index plunged more than 160 points today as the City reacted to the string of explosions in the capital.
Drugs giant AstraZeneca eased the pressure on the FTSE 100 Index today after its anti-cholesterol drug Crestor received a boost from regulators.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2005
Arriva today became the latest transport group to report rising profits from its rail operations.
British transport group Arriva today said it was entering the German bus market with the acquisition of one of the country’s largest privately owned bus companies.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2005
A sharp fall in Cairn Energy’s share price set the tone for a lacklustre start to trading in London today.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2004
British rail and bus operator Arriva today said a strong performance in 2004 would give it a platform for expansion next year.
Top flight shares remained in poor shape in London today as investors booked profits after a downbeat session in New York.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2004
Interest rates dominated the thinking of investors on both sides of the Atlantic today as London shares spent a second day in the red.
Thu, 09 Sep, 2004
The competition watchdog in England gave transport operator First Group the green light today to press ahead with its bid for Scotrail.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2004
Britsh transport group Arriva is considering expanding its continental European rail operations, it emerged today.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2004
The FTSE 100 index lost ground today as investors took profits ahead of big economic numbers in the US tomorrow.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2003
London’s leading shares sank further into the red today as market watchers predicted a second lacklustre day on Wall Street.
Expectations of another weak opening on Wall Street left share prices in London drifting today.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2003
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