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

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

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Richard Branson could float Virgin Money for £2bn on the London Stock Exchange

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Virgin Money is in talks with advisors about launching and IPO as early as October, according to Sky News.

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Crossrail to get mobile phone access. Will the Tube follow?

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

You’re on the way to meet a friend, but for various reasons (none of which are your fault, of course) you’re running a bit late. Unfortunately you took the Tube andf are unable to ring your buddy, leaving them standing there like a gonzo outside the station, wondering whether you’re coming or not.

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Pictures: These are the UK’s ugliest new buildingsVideo

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Robyn Vinter

The nominations are in for the UK’s ugliest new building, and this year there are four London buildings on the shortlist.

Tycoons

London's £4.2bn “super-sewer” attracts bids from stinking-rich tycoons

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London’s £4.2bn “super-sewer” is attracting the ahem, stinking rich to fund the project.

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Police quash rumours about terror attack on London Tube after hoax messages go viral

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

A hoax message warning Londoners of a terror attack on London Underground today has gone viral.

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Terror attack on UK "highly likely", government warns

Fri, 29 Aug 2014

The UK’s under “severe” terror threat because of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.

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Shalini Khemka

Shalini Khemka: Emerging tech clusters must follow London’s lead to succeed

Tue, 2 Sep 2014| By Shalini Khemka

Shalini Khemka, founder & CEO, E2Exchange on what UK’s tech clusters need to succeed

Data, technology & computing

FinTech: what’s all the fuss about?

Mon, 1 Sep 2014| By Todd Latham

Currency Cloud’s Todd Latham on how 2014 is the year that FinTech becomes a teenager

Mark Boleat, City of London Corporation Policy Chairman

Mark Boleat: Make the most of the interns - it can solve recruitment headaches

Wed, 27 Aug 2014| By Mark Boleat

Wise words from the chairman of the policy and resources committee of the City of London

Daniel Todaro, MD of Gekko

Daniel Todaro: Growth at Silicon Roundabout rivals Silicon Valley. How can we sustain it?

Tue, 26 Aug 2014| By Daniel Todaro

How can the UK tech scene overtake its rivals from across the pond?

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John Mills: This is why London is such a divided city

Wed, 20 Aug 2014

The founder of JML on how to rebalance our economy

Ivan Retzignac and Andrew Bucher, founders of MedicAnimal.com

How can fast-growing tech start-ups be better supported?

MedicAnimal co-founders Andrew Bucher and Ivan Retzignac on how the UK can produce more fast-growth tech companies

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Graham Schuhmacher MBE: How to stimulate the provision and take-up of apprenticeships

Rolls-Royce head of learning services on why apprenticeships stimulate growth in the economy

Rajeeb Dey, founder, Enternships

Rajeeb Dey: Poor communication between education and industry is creating a skills gap

Enternships.com founder and CEO on how to get more graduates into jobs

export

Simon Spinks: How can we encourage more SMEs to export?

Harrison Spinks MD on the best export strategies for SMEs

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

Powerful women

Female powerlist: Who is the most powerful woman on TV? You’ll be surprised

By Robyn Vinter

A list of the 30 most powerful women working in and on TV features some unlikely suggestions alongside our favourites.

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Dynamo generates backlash after Shard levitation aberration

By Harry Cockburn

Does the magician’s high-altitude stunt bear scrutiny?

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