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64 London pavements have exploded in 2014 - why?Video

Tue, 16 Sep 2014

Did you know London has seen 64 pavement explosions in 2014, an average of nearly two a week? Compared to 51 explosions in the whole of 2013, these figures are alarming.

Cameron

Cameron's emotional plea to Scotland: "I won't be here forever... please don't break this family apart"

Tue, 16 Sep 2014

A teary-eyed David Cameron begged Scots to vote no for independence  in the referendum vote on Thursday.

Fans pose for pictures at the Olympic Park, London, on the final day of the London 2012 Olympics

Unexploded bomb discovered in London's Olympic Park

Mon, 15 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

London’s Olympic Park was evacuated this afternoon after an unexploded bomb was found at the park’s International Broadcast Centre. Nearby buildings and a school were evacuated for more than two hours, ITV News reports.

Great Scotland Yard

Great Scot! Former police HQ Great Scotland Yard to become £10,000-a-night hotel

Mon, 15 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

“Ello, ello, ello”, is probably not what the person at the front desk at Great Scotland Yard will utter when you stroll into the lobby, as the former police HQ is set to be turned into a £10,000-a-night five-star hotel.

Punch face

Portuguese professor pans “promiscuous” and “pathologically violent” Brits in bestselling book

Mon, 15 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

A Portuguese professor at Imperial College, who is an expert in theoretical physics, has turned his hand away from slamming particles together, to instead slam all aspects of bad British behaviour in a bestselling book.

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John Nugent: There's no downside to live music in the cinema

Fri, 12 Sep 2014| By John Nugent

Our film columnist can’t get enough of the trend for live musical scores at film screenings in London

London skyline with Google, Facebook and other logos superimposed onto the skyline

Ajay Chowdhury: Understanding the secretive art of SEO - and how some companies have nailed it

Fri, 12 Sep 2014| By Ajay Chowdhury

Ajay Chowdhury, CEO of Seatwave discusses how London has become a hub for smart digital innovation

Money, wealth, funds

Robyn Vinter: MPs are about to get a 10% pay rise. Here’s why it can't happen

Thu, 11 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

In April next year MPs will get a massive pay rise. It was decided by an independent body, not the public or MPs themselves, so it must be fair, right?

Apple Pay

Sophie Hobson: Forget the big iPhone and the watch. Apple Pay is the massive game-changer…

Wed, 10 Sep 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Apple’s biggest move at its launch event was the one with least fanfare

Russ Shaw

Russ Shaw: Why we must make the most of Britain’s coding revolution

Tue, 9 Sep 2014

The founder of Tech London Advocates and Mayor of London’s Tech Ambassador explains why we need kids who code

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

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

Patrick Watt Bupa 622 466

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

Westfield, Stratford City

Westfield Stratford evacuated after suspect package found

In yet another security alert in the capital, Westfield Stratford City had to be evacuated this afternoon.

Punch face

Portuguese professor pans “promiscuous” and “pathologically violent” Brits in bestselling book

By Harry Cockburn

A Portuguese professor at Imperial College, who is an expert in theoretical physics, has turned his hand away from slamming particles together, to instead slam all aspects of bad British behaviour in a bestselling book.

Great Scotland Yard

Great Scot! Former police HQ Great Scotland Yard to become £10,000-a-night hotel

By Harry Cockburn

“Ello, ello, ello”, is probably not what the person at the front desk at Great Scotland Yard will utter when you stroll into the lobby, as the former police HQ is set to be turned into a £10,000-a-night five-star hotel.

Quentin Blake Roald Dahl BFG

It's Roald Dahl Day tomorrow. Here are 10 marvellous quotes from the author

By Harry Cockburn

“Don’t gobblefunk around with words”, the BFG tells Sophie in Roald Dahl’s famous tale of a friendly dream-blowing giant.

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