General election ends in hung parliament

The 2017 general election has ended in a hung parliament with the Conservatives emerging as the largest party.The Tories are on course to secure 318 seats while Labour are expected to claim 262, several of which were won from the Conservatives in the North West region.Prime minister Theresa May has promised a ... Read More...

Football Pools acquisition moves a step closer

Liverpool-based betting firm Sportech is a step closer to selling the Football Pools after its board approved the deal.OpCapita-controlled FP Acquisitions Limited can now complete the £83 million purchase, subject to obtaining the necessary licences from the Gambling Commission.A Sportech spokesperson says: "The board of Sportech is pleased to announce that the ... Read More...