UK public transport operator National Express plans to develop a significant coach route network in Ireland on the back of unveiling an initial service in Dublin.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
UK-based bus and rail provider Go-Ahead has said it will start a second bus contract in Ireland for commuter towns outside Dublin next week.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Go-Ahead has apologised for buses in Dublin either not arriving or turning up late.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
UK transport company Go-Ahead Group Plc (GOG.L) on Thursday reported full-year revenue that beat market expectations, but profit was dented as its rail division suffered from the loss of the London Midland franchise.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
Bus company Go-Ahead Ireland has announced the creation of 100 jobs as part of a €4.5m investment in a bus depot in Co Kildare.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
A Limerick firm will provide 3,200 London buses with electronic pre-service inspections after striking a deal with the British capital’s biggest bus company, Go-Ahead London.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
British transport company Go-Ahead Group said earnings at its troubled rail division are set to come under further pressure as uncertainty about the UK economy weighs on commuter numbers at one of its biggest franchises.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
Latest: The National Bus and Rail Union has warned of industrial action if more bus routes in Dublin are privatised.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Transport giant FirstGroup lost more than a fifth of its stock market value today after an embarrassing British government u-turn dealt a blow to its hopes of running the West Coast franchise.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2012
The London market continued its grim week today after worse than expected results from Lloyds Banking Group sparked losses for financial stocks.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
Whitbread and retailer Carpetright suffered share price falls today after failing to shake off worries over a New Year spending squeeze.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2010
The final hurdle to a merger between British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia should be cleared tomorrow when shareholders of the two airlines vote on the £5bn (€5.88bn) link-up.
Sun, 28 Nov, 2010
Surprising UK growth figures sent the pound soaring today, but the news failed to offset falls on the FTSE 100 Index.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2010
Sterling jumped 1% against other major currencies today after surprise growth figures fuelled hopes that the Bank of England will not need to take further emergency action to prop up the economic recovery.
British transport firm Arriva today said talks with France’s national rail operator about creating a new European industry giant had come to nothing.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
Blue chip banks made strong gains today as news that Bank of America will repay its $45bn (€30bn) US bailout cash outweighed reports of the sector’s heavy exposure to Dubai.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2009
Embattled transport group National Express saw shares race ahead today after news of a higher £765m (€875m) takeover approach from its biggest shareholder.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2009
British investors were given a jolt today after new research showed signs of a stalling in the recovery of the manufacturing sector.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index shed more than 2% today as markets reacted with initial disappointment to US economic rescue plans.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2009
The FTSE 100 Index ended the day almost 2% down today as the worst snow in 20 years meant thin trading volumes in London.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
There were more woes for retail stocks today after Carpetright and Comet owner Kesa Electricals became the latest to offer gloomy news.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2008
Rail, bus and coach operator National Express today matched its rivals by reporting a strong start to the year.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
Halifax Bank of Scotland stuck close to its opening mark today amid speculation it will announce a £4 billion rights issue this week.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
The London market shrugged off disappointing UK growth figures to post steady gains today.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2008
Fears over the state of the US economy resurfaced to derail a solid session for the London market today.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2008
Rail and bus operator Go-Ahead sparked a major sell-off for shares in transport companies today.
Transport group Go-Ahead today said a strong performance from its bus division helped lift underlying pre-tax profits by more than 14% to £58.3m (€78.3m).
UK transport group Go-Ahead today said an “excellent” performance from its rail business helped boost profits by a fifth, but the group warned the division could swing into the red this year.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
The London market is on the back foot after overnight falls on Wall Street and continued interest rate fears hit blue chip stocks.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2007
The increasing prospect of higher interest rates cast a shadow over property and retail stocks on the London market today.
The London market moved further towards the 5200 barrier today with a sixth consecutive session of progress.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2005
The London market made healthy gains today as leading shares recovered some of their poise at the end of another lacklustre week for investors.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2005
Top flight shares edged into the black today after public finances showed their biggest monthly surplus for three years.
Fri, 18 Feb, 2005
British bus and rail group Go-Ahead today warned of a slowdown in growth in its lucrative London bus business, but denied it would impact profits.
London shares picked up the pace in late trading to end the day firmly above the key 4600 support level.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
The London market recovered some of its early losses today as investors shrugged off a gloomy sales update from US microchip maker Intel.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2004
Transport group Go-Ahead lifted annual profits by 39% to £91.3m (€134m) today after benefiting from a strong performance by its bus division.
British rail and bus company Go-Ahead today reported a better-than-expected performance from its trains in the second half as it forecast “satisfactory” full year figures.
Thu, 24 Jun, 2004
The London market ended the week on a flat note today after Wall Street closed in a mark of respect to former US President Ronald Reagan.
Fri, 11 Jun, 2004
Bus and rail group Go-Ahead announced today that its chief executive was stepping down.
Wed, 26 May, 2004
London’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index shrugged off gloomy US economic data today to finish an otherwise subdued session for trading in positive mood.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2003
London's leading shares have slipped into negative territory, as insurers dragged the FTSE 100 Index lower.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 Index has moved back into positive territory, to stand up by 11.3 points at 4260.1.
Hopes of a strong start to the week from London’s leading shares evaporated today as the FTSE 100 Index fell back from earlier gains.
Mon, 12 May, 2003
Share prices in London overcame initial jitters today after trading on Wall Street lifted spirits.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2003
Expectations of another weak opening on Wall Street left share prices in London drifting today.
The FTSE 100 Index is being pushed down towards the key 5,000 mark again, falling 36.6 points to 5036.7 after an hour's trading.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2002
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