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As party conferences roll on, here are the potential and declared Tory and Labour candidates

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Storms ahead: Households facing “lost decade” of wage growth

Mon, 29 Sep 2014

A troubling new report suggests that take-home pay in real terms will remain behind pre-crisis levels until 2017, meaning households are facing a “lost decade” of real wage growth.

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Wow - Aldi's profits just grew 65%. These charts show its amazing growth

Mon, 29 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Aldi’s annual results, which were released today, show a huge rise in middle class shoppers switching to the store.

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"You'd be utterly nuts to join Ukip," says Boris

Mon, 29 Sep 2014

If you’re a Tory planning to join UKIP then you “must be utterly nuts”. No, we’re not saying that, London Mayor Boris Johnson is.

George Osborne

Osborne pledges to scrap “death tax”

Mon, 29 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Among the sexting scandals and defections to UKIP, the Tory party struggled to get its voice heard this weekend.

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Who are the 100 most connected women in Britain?

Mon, 29 Sep 2014

From the Queen to George Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin to Boris’ executive assistant – women from all walks of life have made it to GQ’s list of the 100 most connected women in Britain.

Putney Bridge

Putney Bridge reopens after £1.25m repairs. Here are some of London’s other remarkable bridges

Fri, 26 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Putney Bridge has re-opened this morning after undergoing a significant repair operation to protect the Victorian structure from water penetration.

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Justin Urquhart Stewart: Conference season is throwing up dodgy tax ideas - so here's what would actually work

Mon, 29 Sep 2014| By Justin Urquhart Stewart

The Seven Investment Management founder shares his views

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Why Kingfisher’s new female CEO is the mark of real reform

Wed, 24 Sep 2014| By Frances Dickens

The news that Véronique Laury will replace Sir Ian Cheshire as chief executive of FTSE 100 company Kingfisher in January next year shone light on some depressing statistics for women in business.

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Sophie Hobson: Untangling Tesco’s turmoil – what went wrong, and why

Tue, 23 Sep 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Our editor analyses the £250m “mistake”

Prof Brian Cox

Prof Brian Cox: This is how we inspire kids to get into science and tech

By Robyn Vinter

The scientist and TV personality discusses the problem with getting kids interested in STEM careers

Dave Fishwick

Bank of Dave is coming to a high street near you. Would you bank there?

By Robyn Vinter

We talk to founder and TV star Dave Fishwick about the new bank that half the country want to switch to

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Two in five Londoners are stressed. What can employers do about it?

By Harry Cockburn

We speak to Bupa’s corporate director Patrick Watt for answers

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Amazing things to do in London this October

By Moya Maxwell

Sherlock, Strictly, satire and sartorialism - there’s something for everyone this month. Moya Maxwell picks her faves

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Check out this series of inspirational debates and discussions in London, October 2014 - February 2015

From Alain du Botton to Google, The Midtown Big Ideas Exchange is well worth checking out

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Vin+Omi: Behind the scenes at London Fashion Week 2014

By Vin and Omi

What it’s like to put on a fashion show, from the duo who’ve just done it

The Queen with Crowne Prince Pavlos of Greece

Who are the 100 most connected women in Britain?

From the Queen to George Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin to Boris’ executive assistant – women from all walks of life have made it to GQ’s list of the 100 most connected women in Britain.

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