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Boris in London taxi

Uber row: Company challenges Boris on minicab cap

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Mayor invited to debate minicab cap with Uber boss

Bernie Ecclestone

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

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

F1 tycoon is going to court to challenge the bill

Bomb Wembley May 2015

Army to detonate 100lb WW2 bomb found at Wembley

Fri, 22 May 2015| 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

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Nationwide - Nationwide to enter SME lending market

Nationwide profits up 54% to £1.04bn and is now second biggest mortgage lender

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s been a great year for the building society

Best and worst train operators revealed

RMT calls off Bank Holiday rail strike

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Unions considering new pay offer

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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

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Can billionaire Sir Stelios's start-up, easyProperty, transform how we buy property?

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

How does easyProperty plan to compete in the very crowded space of property agents?

Burning cash

Revealed: The UK's 10 biggest banking fines

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

As the world’s five largest banks set to fork out $5.7bn (£3.6bn) in fines

Train Carnage

Travel carnage forecast as train and Tube to be hit by strikes over Bank Holiday

By Harry Cockburn

One hundred extra buses will be in operation during 48-hour strike

Barclays bank

Barclays hit with £1.53bn penalty - the biggest bank fine in UK history

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The world’s five largest banks are together set to fork out $5.7bn (£3.6bn) in fines.

Tom Rippin On Purpose

Want a career with a purpose? This might be what you need

Tom Rippin, founder of social enterprise On Purpose, explains

Garden Bridge

What do critics have against the Garden Bridge?

By Robyn Vinter

It’s not pretty (the bridge is fine, the comments not so much)

Monster housing market graph

3 graphs that show what a monster the housing market is becoming

By Robyn Vinter

It’s the overgrown creature we’re still feeding and doing nothing to control.

Tristram Hunt

Tristram Hunt will not contest Labour leadership

By Harry Cockburn

The Labour MP instead backs Liz Kendall

Supermarket shopping trolley fast

Which is Britain's worst-performing supermarket chain? (hint: it's not Tesco)

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tesco’s been getting a lot of flak for its performance lately. But turns out, it’s not the worst-performing grocer of the “big four” supermarkets.

Marks and Spencer Marc Bolland

Marks and Spencer reports first profit rise in four years

By Harry Cockburn

Marks and Spencer has reported its first rise in profit for four years, with underlying profit before tax up 6.1% to £661.2m.

John Mills

Top Labour donor John Mills: Labour came across as anti-business

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The Labour Party needs to provide “reasonably business-friendly policies”, says Mills

O'Flynn UKIP

UKIP's economics spokesman Patrick O’Flynn steps down

“I would like to apologise directly to Nigel for the phrase ‘snarling, thin-skinned and aggressive’”

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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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