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Big business and national charities lash out at environmentally-unfriendly policies

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Lord Sugar receives £100 compensation from troll after racist Twitter attack

By Harry Cockburn

Lord Alan Sugar stands to receive £100 in compensation after a youth directed racist abuse at the businessman on Twitter.

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Here’s why you’re probably going to be mighty disappointed by the blue moon tonight

By Robyn Vinter

It’s called a blue moon, but it’s no bluer than a normal moon. Sorry

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What you *really* need to earn to rent a one-bed in each London postcode

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Planning to rent a house in London? Get ready to be depressed.

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Boris is “engineering” Tube strikes in August and "Londoners deserve better”

By Robyn Vinter

Harsh words about the mayor’s relationship with transport unions

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Google's big secret: Tech giant quietly launches new version of Google Glass

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Remember Google Glass, the tech giant’s spectacles project that was scrapped in January this year? Well, it’s back.

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Lloyds’ PPI compensation bill reaches £13bn

By Robyn Vinter

But the bank still increased profits by 38%

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These three Facebook facts will blow your mind

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

You know a tech giant has become mammoth when you start using it as a verb.

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Anti-semitic attacks in London double in a year

The number of anti-semetic crimes in London is up 137% in a year and one in 10 involves violence.

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*Gulp* - This London council home is on the market for £3m

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Council homes worth a whopping £3m? Only in London.

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Tesco says goodbye to irritating “unexpected item in bagging area” phrase. Here is the replacement Video

By Harry Cockburn

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House

7 disgraceful stats about renting in London

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

It is cheaper to commute from Madrid each day than rent in Camden Town

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Watch the Parliament prank that caused £5,500 of damageVideo

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The dumb kid who jumped off Tower Bridge is not alone. Turns out, there are other pranksters pulling weird stunts around London landmarks.

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You know Uber’s real-time map showing the car locations? It’s fake

By Robyn Vinter

When you use the app, those cars you see aren’t really there

District Line

Seven District Line drivers refused to drive Tubes today - here's why

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Seven Tube drivers refused to take out trains and were subsequently sent home today.

Drugs of all kinds

Politicians and drugs: Who’s done what? Does it matter?

By Harry Cockburn

From Andy Burnham to Barack Obama, a significant proportion of politicians have admitted to dabbling with drugs

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Here’s what everyone had to say about the latest GDP figures

By Robyn Vinter

The UK’s GDP rose 0.7% in the second quarter of 2015, up from 0.4% in the first quarter

Tesco bans Ribena and Capri Sun

"Shame on you" - Tesco bans Ribena and Capri-Sun, Twitter erupts in disappointment

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tesco is to stop selling sugary drinks in a bid to prevent childhood obesity.

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Are these the REAL unemployment figures? If so, they’re startling

By Robyn Vinter

We thought more men than women are unemployed – but it could be the other way round

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Mayor apologises after being caught giving his wife a “backie” on his bike

By Harry Cockburn

Johnson said he was carrying his wife to a main road to catch a taxi

Lord Sewel

Lord Sewel quits House of Lords after sex & drug claims. Here's his resignation letter in full

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

“I want to apologise for the pain and embarrassment I have caused,” he wrote.

Dirty money

Cameron: UK property will not be a “safe haven for corrupt money”

By Robyn Vinter

Property bought with “plundered and laundered” foreign money will be revealed

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An infographic showing how your body reacts to the first sip of Coca-Cola and its effects on your body in 60 minutes has gone viral.

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How to make the most of your lunch hour in London

By Harry Cockburn

A practical guide for a creative and fulfilling lunchtime

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By Rebecca Hobson

Midweek drinking is frowned upon (apparently) but dress it up with a masterclass and some excellent seafood and it’s quite alright

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