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The defendants in the hacking trial who were acquitted, including Rebekah Brooks, are looking to claim back up to £25m of their legal fees from the taxpayer.
As you may have heard, there’s a fort in the Thames for sale with a guide price of £500,000. It needs at least £1m of work done to it to make it even remotely habitable and it will take a bit ofimagination to be able to see its potential.
Technology fans, prepare to take a few deep breaths and monitor your heart rate, put the champagne to chill and keep prescription medicines nearby; yes, it has been “confirmed” that the iPhone 6 release date is on the near horizon. Halleluiah. The wait is over. Prepare the pyre for your antiquated iPhone 5.
The chancellor has been accused of lying to parliament over figures which show how well the government has clamped down on tax avoidance.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has confirmed that he is targeting the constituency of South Thanet in Kent with the aim of becoming UKIP’s first MP in next year’s general election.
It looks like the citizens of Uxbridge won’t have too long to wait until they can expect to see Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson taking a seat in the House of Commons on their behalf.
Business leaders from 130 organisations in Scotland have signed a letter to the Scotsman newspaper which urges voters to tick the “no” box in next month’s independence referendum.
How is it best to go about maintaining a good public image after carrying out a massacre of unarmed protesters? This is the unpleasant task Tony Blair dealt with on behalf of Kazakhstan’s autocratic president following a massacre of people protesting against his regime.
It seems Scottish first minister Alex Salmond was the winner of last night’s TV debate over Scotland’s future.
Amazon has snapped up game streaming site Twitch for a whopping $970m (£584m).
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Ah, Notting Hill Carnival – the August bank holiday parade is the best place in London to get down to some grooving tunes, while gobbling goat curry from a paper plate in the rain.
British nurse William Pooley has been flown to London for treatment after contracting the deadly Ebola virus.
The UK now has 10,000 streets with an average property value of more than £1m.
The UK now boasts close to half a million property millionaires, thanks to a boom in houses valued over £1m in the last year.
The hegemony of hedge fund executives seems to be sliding as their pay packets have halved in a year. But don’t feel too sorry for them, their average salary is still almost 25 times more than Britain’s average salary of £26,500.
Forbes has released the list of the world’s highest paid DJs. I think it’s fair to say they are minted.1: Calvin Harris $66m2: David Guetta $30m
Today’s Tube strike has definitely spoilt that TGI Friday feeling for Londoners. Not to mention the Friday before the much-awaited Bank holiday weekend starts.
The Co-operative Bank made a £75.8m loss in the first six months of this year.
Conflict in other parts of the world is affecting the UK in more ways than you might think.
London SMEs are wasting a whopping £37m a year on unwanted landlines, a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and communications provider Relish has found.
The first rule when going undercover is to make sure you’ve got your cover name and your back story well logged in your memory. Only after that can you go swanning about tricking people into divulging their secrets.
It’s GCSE results day, that special time of the year where thousands of young people have their hard-earned academic achievements belittled by those who took their exams 20 years ago and have no idea what current exam papers look like.
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With party-conference season around the corner, all political parties are polishing their manifestos to get your vote.
Five-year-old Uber is undoubtedly one of the hottest tech companies around at the moment, with its $18bn valuation, its investment growth rate of 6,000% in five years, its 60-country market, and its high-profile spats with rivals.