Jeremy Corbyn sent shockwaves through the City as he unveiled plans to nationalise the UK’s broadband network, providing free internet access for every home in the country.
Shares in BT dropped nearly 4% and TalkTalk put the sale of one of its businesses on hold after the Labour Party announced plans to turn broadband into a public service.
Boeing’s embattled 737 Max jet has got another boost at the Dubai Airshow.
Airbus nailed down 30 billion US dollars in new plane orders on the second day of the Dubai Airshow after previous rounds of the biennial showcase saw its competitor Boeing take the lion’s share of deals.
Huawei has urged the US government to end its “unjust treatment” of the Chinese tech giant after it was granted an extension to a temporary trade licence in the country.
Online services Yahoo Japan and Line have announced they are merging.
The Turkish airline SunExpress has announced it will be buying 10 of the troubled Boeing 737-8 Max jets, grounded globally after crashes, worth 1.2 billion US dollars.
A card reader for small businesses made from recycled ocean plastic has been unveiled by financial technology firm iZettle.