Articles by Patrick James







Sirius falls 50% as doubts rise over mine, 1,200 jobs

Shares of Scarborough-based Sirius Minerals plc, the firm behind the controversial $5 billion fertilizer mine in North Yorkshire, fell more than 50% on Tuesday after it said it will slow down the…










Revenue up 97% at Wakefield games firm Team17

Wakefield-based video game developer Team17 Group — which went public in 2018 — said on Tuesday that its revenues increased 97% to £30.4 million for the six months ended…



Intu shares soar on buyout speculation

Shares of Intu Properties plc — which runs 17 shopping centres including Manchester’s Trafford Centre and Arndale Centre, Newcastle’s Eldon Square and Gateshead’s Metrocentre — rose…



Eddie Stobart gets takeover approach from DBAY

Warrington-based Eddie Stobart Logistics Plc said on Monday its third largest shareholder, Isle of Man-based DBAY Advisors Limited, has made a preliminary expression of interest…
























Stobart Group signs up Wizz Air for Southend Airport

Carlisle-based aviation, energy and civil engineering firm Stobart Group — still recovering from recent boardroom battles — on Thursday announced a new partnership with the largest low-cost airline…













Doncaster’s Polypipe H1 revenue up 6% to £223m

Doncaster-based plastic piping and ventilation systems firm Polypipe said on Tuesday its first-half revenue rose 6.2% tot £223.3 million with a strong contribution from recent acquisitions. First-half…