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London needs £1.3 TRILLION by 2050, says Boris

Thu, 31 Jul 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

A whopping £1.3 trillion – that’s how much investment the capital needs by 2050.

British Gas letter hob

5 reasons why British Gas has had a bad year

Thu, 31 Jul 2014| By Harry Cockburn

The UK’s largest energy provider British Gas has seen its profits curtailed after a mild British winter saw customers using less fuel to heat their homes.

Ebola virus

UK border officials admit they are “not ready” for Ebola as Sierra Leone declares state of emergency

Thu, 31 Jul 2014| By Harry Cockburn

UK border staff are unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with Ebola, an immigration service union leader has said.

David Cameron

Will you soon be paying less tax? The PM hints some people might

Thu, 31 Jul 2014| By Robyn Vinter

David Cameron has suggested some high earners might be moved out of the top tax bracket.

Ebola

What’s the Ebola virus and how much danger is the UK in?

Wed, 30 Jul 2014| By Robyn Vinter

The Ebola virus has killed 672 people in West Africa since February and is a “threat” to the UK, according to the Foreign Secretary.

Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins angers the whole internet by saying some rapes are “mild”

Wed, 30 Jul 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Yesterday, (previously) one of the world’s most respected scientists, Richard Dawkins angered almost the whole of Twitter by saying some rapes and instances of child abuse were worse than others.

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Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Back to the Future - cool but where's the hoverboard?

Fri, 1 Aug 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Secret Cinema’s offering missed some of the best bits of the franchise

Beer festival

Brown's beer: All you need to know about London's biggest celebration of beer

Fri, 1 Aug 2014| By Pete Brown

Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on the City of Beer festival from 9-16 August

Sketch-a-Etch

Sketch-a-Etch: It's a no-brainer for David Cameron

Thu, 31 Jul 2014| By Sketch-a-Etch

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

Euro comes into force

Alessio Rastani: Why the euro is going to be trashed

Fri, 25 Jul 2014| By Alessio Rastani

The fastest way for Draghi to kickstart the economy is to trash the euro, says Alessio Rastani

Commonwealth kiss

Robyn Vinter: Scotland showed the world the true meaning of a "Glasgow kiss"Video

Thu, 24 Jul 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Combine a world-famous sporting event and former European Capital of Culture and you’re always going to get some pleasant surprises. When that city is Glasgow, you know it will be memorable too.

Ivan Retzignac and Andrew Bucher, founders of MedicAnimal.com

How can fast-growing tech start-ups be better supported?

MedicAnimal co-founders Andrew Bucher and Ivan Retzignac on how the UK can produce more fast-growth tech companies

e Computer tech

Graham Schuhmacher MBE: How to stimulate the provision and take-up of apprenticeships

Rolls-Royce head of learning services on why apprenticeships stimulate growth in the economy

Rajeeb Dey, founder, Enternships

Rajeeb Dey: Poor communication between education and industry is creating a skills gap

Enternships.com founder and CEO on how to get more graduates into jobs

export

Simon Spinks: How can we encourage more SMEs to export?

Harrison Spinks MD on the best export strategies for SMEs

Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Review: Secret Cinema Back to the Future - cool but where's the hoverboard?

By Robyn Vinter

Secret Cinema’s offering missed some of the best bits of the franchise

London skyline sunshine

7 wonderful quotes about London in the summertime

Nothing divides Londoners like a decent summer (north versus south, cyclists and Hackney aside). You’re either miserable, with your head in the freezer, or you’re wide-eyed and beaming. Here’s what this lot had to say about it.

Secret Cinema Back to the Future

Pictures: Secret Cinema Back to the Future

By Robyn Vinter

Secret Cinema’s Back to the Future event went off with a bang last night, after licencing problems caused cancellations last week.

Beer festival

Brown's beer: All you need to know about London's biggest celebration of beer

By Pete Brown

Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on the City of Beer festival from 9-16 August

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