Britain’s biggest coal producer moved a step closer to securing its future today but warned one of its largest mines remains under threat.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
A MINER trapped in a colliery died last night.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
It is understood that two miners trapped in Kellingley colliery in North Yorkshire, have been freed.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
The London market made nervous gains today as hopes that the US would announce more stimulus measures were countered by more weak economic data.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
UK Coal posted its first profit in four years today after higher production and coal prices sparked a turnaround at its collieries.
British housebuilder Taylor Wimpey today reported a fall in house sales but said there were signs that the mortgage drought may be easing.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2011
The UK's biggest coal mining firm today said it had increased production over the past year despite disruption caused by a gas leak at one of its mines.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
Royal Dutch Shell was among those making share gains on the FTSE 100 Index today in a buoyant session for commodity stocks.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
The UK’s biggest coal mining firm warned of further production delays today after a “difficult” final quarter of 2009.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2010
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 surged to another year-high today as commodities were buoyed by recovery hopes on both sides of the Atlantic.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index broke new ground for the year after encouraging comments from US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke lifted markets worldwide.
The FTSE 100 Index held on to positive territory today, despite the impact of a weaker-than-expected start to trading on Wall Street.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2007
Thomson Holidays owner TUI Travel celebrated its recent promotion to the London market’s top flight with a gain of almost 2% today.
The FTSE 100 Index held on to early gains today as trading wound down ahead of the festive break.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
The London market plunged into the red today after heavy early losses on Wall Street and fresh doubts over mortgage lenders sent blue chips tumbling.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2007
Mortgage banks and retailers dragged the FTSE 100 Index back into negative territory today, bringing yesterday’s last minute rally to a close.
The FTSE 100 Index finished the week at its highest level for more than five years today as it followed in the wake of big stock market gains around the world.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2006
The FTSE 100 Index traded at its highest level for more than five years today as investors around the world put their faith in stocks and shares.
The recovery of the UK’s biggest coal producer was dealt a blow today after it revealed it would make a loss in the current financial year.
Pits run by the UK’s biggest coal producer are making money for the first time in a decade, it emerged today.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2005
The UK’s biggest coal producer was at the centre of takeover speculation today after it confirmed it had received a “highly preliminary” approach.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2005
The UK’s largest coal-fired power station is poised to list on the stock market by the end of this year, it emerged today.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2005
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
London’s leading shares looked set to end the week on a high today after holding on to sharp gains achieved earlier in the session.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2003
Blue-chip shares nudged ahead today in an otherwise subdued session across the London market.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2002
The FTSE 100 Index is down 18.8 points at 5223.2 after losing modest gains achieved in the opening few minutes of trading.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2002
The FTSE-100 Index was ahead 28.1 points at 5321.3 by mid-morning as the Taliban's final stronghold of Kandahar came under threat.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2001
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