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David Cameron rolls out the red carpet for American tech firms but shuns the UK's own industry because it "isn't Hollywood enough", a New York-based British entrepreneur has said.

A number of flights from Manchester Airport have been cancelled as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Speculation is growing that Apple is involved in a new scheme that will see a number of global companies open facilities in Manchester after confirmation of a series of lettings in 20 buildings across the region.

It’s been a busy week for Manchester United Football Club, which has revealed plans to raise around $330 million (£210 million) in a share listing in New York.

US crowd-sourcing funding platform Kickstarter will launch in the UK this autumn, the company has announced.

The company that invented the hand-held camera, Eastman Kodak, has filed for bankruptcy protection in New York.

A Lancashire businesswoman was been named “Best Entrepreneur in Europe, the Middle East and Africa” at the global Stevie Awards for Women in Business 2011 last week.

London has overtaken New York as the world's fashion capital for 2011, according to a survey by the Global Language Monitor.

US employers created 117,000 jobs in July, beating expectations and helping to calm investors' fears that the world's biggest economy could slide back into recession.

Bob Schukai, global head of mobile technology at Thomson Reuters, has been named as London’s Tech City ambassador to New York.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.