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The sale of bags of coal and wet wood for domestic fires will be banned in England from February next year, the government said on Friday.
Model train maker Hornby said it had raised £15m through a share placing as it sought to “reinvigorate” its iconic product range.
A national strike by postal workers looked an increasing possibility after a pay offer from Royal Mail was dismissed by the Communication Workers Union (CWU).
Marine engineering services company James Fisher & Sons said its had won a four year £35m contract extension to supply its submarine escape and rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy until December 2023.
Energy services group Hunting on Friday said it had bought Enpro Subsea for $33m from members of the Enpro management team and Energy Ventures Private Equity.
Property developer Hammerson said it had sold a portfolio of seven retail parks and two others individually for a total of £455m.
Strong precious metals and iron ore prices offset weakness in diamonds and coal as Anglo American reported a rise in full year profits on Thursday.
Weapons company BAE Systems reported full year earnings growth of 7%, in line with its own guidance, as it forecast a rise in earnings in 2021 by mid-single digit, excluding the impact of recent US acquisitions.
Clarkson said it had bought Spanish shipbroker Martankers for an undisclosed sum.
Instrument maker Spectris reported a rise in operating profit and £175m special dividend, but said it was seeing less activity in China due to the coronavirus and anticipated “challenging” markets in the first half of the current year.
Boeing's woes continued on Wednesday when the troubled aircraft maker was forced to order inspections of all its 737 MAX planes after debris was discovered in the fuel tanks of some planes.
Higher precious metals prices helped South America-focused miner Hochschild double annual profits.
Rio Tinto said its Mongolian copper project had submitted a feasibility study to the local government as it looked to secure domestically sourced power for the $924m operation.
Private rental home provider Grainger said it had agreed forward fund and acquire a 348-home build-to-rent development in Nottingham from Blocwork LLP for £55. 6m.
First half earnings at BHP surged 29% on the back of higher iron ore prices as the dividend payout was tempered by short term caution over the coronavirus.
Indian billionaire BR Shetty has resigned as a director and co-chair of Middle East healthcare firm NMC Health as the crisis from the unreported share transaction scandal at the company deepened.
Jupiter Fund Manager on Monday confirmed it had made a £370m takeover offer for Merian Global Investors.
Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday unveiled a better-than-expected rise in annual profits and said it was changing its name to Natwest Group.
South West Water said it would not take its latest price settlement to competition authorities despite several utilities saying they planned to do so.