Queen's speech 2015 - 6 pivotal things you need to know

Queen Elizabeth II makes her 62nd speech

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Liz Kendall

Why top Labour donor John Mills is backing Liz Kendall for Labour leadership

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

What does the Labour Party need to do to appeal to more voters?

Qatar World Cup sponsor

Why is there not one company brave enough to boycott the Qatar World Cup?

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

FIFA needs to be hit the only place it hurts – the wallet

Aer Lingus

Ireland to sell 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

But will larger shareholder Ryanair co-operate with deal?

The Snapchat icon

Billion-dollar app Snapchat "needs to IPO", says founder Evan Spiegel

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

In March, messaging app Snapchat was valued at a whopping $15bn.

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EU referendum: “yes” vote will be to stay in union

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Voters must choose Yes to remain in EU, No for Brexit

City drowning London underwater debt apocalypse

The drowned world: Goldman Sachs warns global economy is sinking under debt

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Creative new policies are required to deal with mounting debt problems, bank warns

Charlie Charlie Challenge

What on earth is the Charlie Charlie Challenge that’s all over social media?

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s half Ouija board, half children’s playground game, and it’s sweeping the internet

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Sir Jonathan Ive

Apple has made Jony Ive chief design officer - here are 5 things you didn't know about him

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Apple is the world’s most valuable brand ($145.3bn), we learnt earlier this month.

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Cameron to make £12bn Right to Buy scheme central component of Queen's Speech

By Harry Cockburn

Controversial programme will force social landlords to sell property at major discounts


Ryanair profits are up a huge 66% to £614m

By Robyn Vinter

The airline we love to hate has done better than expected – and has ordered new planes


O2 signal loss leaves thousands of customers frustrated

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Thousands of O2 customers were left frustrated today after they lost signal on their phones.

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One to watch: Luminet, the London business growing 41% year-on-year

By Harry Cockburn

Does this London firm have the solution to the productivity puzzle?

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What Sajid Javid’s appointment means for business in Britain

By Maurits van Rooijen

The London School of Business and Finance chief executive on whether Sajid Javid can break down the walls between workplace and classroom

Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone is trying to wriggle out of a £1bn tax bill

By Robyn Vinter

F1 tycoon is going to court to challenge the bill

Boris in London taxi

Uber row: Company challenges Boris on minicab cap

By Harry Cockburn

Mayor invited to debate minicab cap with Uber boss

Bomb Wembley May 2015

Army to detonate 100lb WW2 bomb found at Wembley

By Harry Cockburn

Luftwaffe bomb cancels Britain’s Got Talent rehearsals

Kent earthquake graph

Earthquake hits Kent - shaking homes, rattling windows & setting off car alarms

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Kent was hit by a 4.3 magnitude earthquake yesterday that shook buildings.

Garden Bridge

These are the supporters of the Garden Bridge

By Robyn Vinter

Yesterday we ran this article reporting on opposition to the Garden Bridge project.

EU flag

Airbus warns Brexit puts investment in UK at risk

By Harry Cockburn

Leaving EU would make Britain less competitive Airbus chief says

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House floating on the Thames

Have you spotted the quaint blue house floating on the Thames?

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Its blue, has a back garden and is floating on the Thames… if you like quirky homes then this home at Number 1, The Thames, will definitely float your boat.

Picasso women of algiers

Picasso painting sold for $179m, becomes most expensive painting sold at auction

By Harry Cockburn

Women of Algiers by Pablo Picasso has become the most expensive painting ever sold at auction.

Clarkson smoking

Former Top Gear hosts’ secret meeting: What are they planning?

By Harry Cockburn

Top Gear trio seen lurking near Goodwood racing circuit

Waxworks Star Wars

Five great things to do in London this May

By Moya Maxwell

From Star Wars waxworks to Shakespeare, here’s what May has to offer

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