The 50 biggest US companies have more than a trillion dollars hidden offshore according to a new report published by Oxfam today. This is more than the entire GDP of countries such as Spain, Mexico or Australia. The companies, which include global brands such as Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, Dow Chemical, Chevron, […]

Fifty biggest global US companies stash $1.3 trillion offshore

The biggest tunnelling machine in Britain has started work near Bolton as part of a Network Rail project to electrify one of north-west England’s busiest rail routes. At 9m in diameter at its cutter head, Fillie the Farnworth tunnel boring machine is bigger than the machines used to build London’s […]

Britain’s biggest tunnel-boring machine starts work on Bolton railway upgrade