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Awkward! Nobody knows who the shadow chancellor isVideo

Tue, 4 Aug 2015 1:00 am| By Robyn Vinter

Chris Leslie – the name that strikes shrugs into the heart of blandness

40-storey Bishopgate skyscraper

Take a look at London's newest 40-storey skyscraper

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:04 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Another day, another plan for another skyscraper for London has been unveiled.

George Osborne

Say goodbye to all these publicly-owned assets because Osborne is selling them

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:58 am| By Robyn Vinter

Osborne wants to flog more public assets than Thatcher

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Corbynomics - what on earth is Jeremy Corbyn's economic policy?

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:54 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We chat to tax expert Richard Murphy, the author of Jeremy Corbyn’s economic policy

Hippy Crack addicts with their drugs

Protestors stage mass inhalation of laughing gas at Parliament

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:26 am| By Harry Cockburn

Giggles ensue after campaigners take nitrous oxide in protest at drugs law

Renting tenancy agreement

Landlords must evict failed asylum seekers under new immigration bill

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:01 am| By Harry Cockburn

Benefits for migrants whose asylum requests fail to be stripped away

Night Tube picco

Woohoo! The Tube is getting a £5.4bn revamp – here’s what you need to know about it

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 9:34 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Good news Londoners - Transport for London (TfL) is set to revamp 40% of the Tube network.

London skyline sunshine

Foreign investors spend £1.8bn on London property in the second quarter of 2015

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 9:16 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Foreigners’ land-buying spree is at its highest level since 2007

Yorkshire landscape

23 cracking Yorkshire facts

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:36 pm| By Robyn Vinter

Stick that in your ginnel*

Sugar pointing

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

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:49 am| 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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Least green government ever? 10 ways the government is putting the environment on the back-burner

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:22 am| By Harry Cockburn

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

Blue moon

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

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

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

Renting a house

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

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:57 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Boris mayor office

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

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:11 am| By Robyn Vinter

Harsh words about the mayor’s relationship with transport unions

Google Glass

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

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:00 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Lloyds banking group

Lloyds’ PPI compensation bill reaches £13bn

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 9:10 am| By Robyn Vinter

But the bank still increased profits by 38%

Aquila

Check out Aquila, Facebook's giant internet drone

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 8:23 am |Updated: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:04 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

It took 14 months to build the drone

The Facebook logo reflected in the eyes of a man. Who will Facebook acquire next?

These three Facebook facts will blow your mind

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:24 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

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Jeremy Corbyn – underdog becomes top dog as Unison joins Unite in announcing support

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:20 am| By Harry Cockburn

Bookies slash odds on Corbyn win, creating “biggest price fall in political betting history”

Coke Cola

This graphic showing Coca-Cola's effects on your body in 60 minutes has gone VIRAL

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:19 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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.

Met Police

Anti-semitic attacks in London double in a year

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:05 am

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

£3m council home

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

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:05 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

uNEXPECTED ITEM in bagging area

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

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:00 am| By Harry Cockburn

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House

7 disgraceful stats about renting in London

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:03 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Apple iPhone 6

3 big Apple iPhone rumours you need to know right now

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:31 am| By Robyn Vinter

Here’s what’s up in Appleville

Slide

WOW - London to get the world's longest and tallest tunnel slide

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:14 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Take a look at photos of the slide

Barclays bank

Barclays profits up 43% to £1.6bn just weeks after sacking CEO Antony Jenkins

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:05 am| By Robyn Vinter

The bank’s half-year results revealed

Parliament prank

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

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 9:58 am| 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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Uber map cropped

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

Wed, 29 Jul 2015| 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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| 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?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| 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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| 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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

a person walking past a job centre plus

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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

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

Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler

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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| 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

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| 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”

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

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

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Corbyn could face coup if elected Labour leader

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Senior MPs are plotting to oust Corbyn before 2020 election if he wins leadership

The Financial Times

First it sold the Financial Times, now Pearson is selling the Economist

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Publisher looking to offload its 50% stake in the magazine

Lord Sewel

Lord Sewel scandal: 69-year-old peer rages at Cameron, Blair, and Corbyn while wearing prostitute’s bra

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Peer resigns position as deputy speaker over cocaine and sex party allegations

London Underground Tube 1970s

Did a serial killer push 18 people to their deaths on the Tube in the 1970s?

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Scotland Yard covered up killer’s confession, a former detective claims

Golden Ferrari

Kensington crackdown on supercar cacophony

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Kensington and Chelsea council moves to clampdown on noisy vehicles

Smiler ride Alton Towers

Alton Towers profits set to halve to £40m after ride crash

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Company issues profit warning

Scotland Yard HQ

Indian billionaire Yusuffali Kader snaps up Great Scotland Yard for £110m

Mon, 27 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The building is to become a £10,000-a-night luxury hotel

Jeremy Corbyn eyes victory

Poll: 73% of Labour's grassroots supporters back Corbyn  

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Rebecca Hobson

Nearly three quarters of Labourlist.org readers back Jeremy Corbyn for leader, it has emerged.

Pregnant work

Tens of thousands of mothers forced out of work in UK

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Workforce discrimination remains a major problem for British business

Amazon logo building

Amazon shares jump after surprise 18% profit surge

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Bezos’ business beating forecasts

Tower Bridge jump kid

Watch this dumb kid nearly die jumping off Tower BridgeVideo

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Did no-one tell him there is sewage in that water?

Rain in London

Batten down the hatches London: Storms set to strike today

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Storms due to batter London on Friday

Car - Workers may ditch company cars for their own vehicle

Here’s why Brits have the world's most powerful driving licence

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

(OK, we’re tied with France at the no. 1 spot)

Fraud glove wallet card security cyber

Foiled again: prevent contactless card fraud by foil-lining your wallet, says Which?

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Investigation by Which? exposes fraudulent techniques for lifting card information

Barack Obama

Obama: UK exit of EU would diminish Britain’s global influence

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

US President Barack Obama has warned that Britain would lose global influence if it left the European Union.

Barcode collapsing

Why the product is no longer the star in business growth

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Dylan Stuart

Businesses need to focus on experience innovation says Dylan Stuart

Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes and Coral merger will create UK’s biggest bookies

Fri, 24 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Bookmakers plan to merge to make £2.3bn company

The Financial Times

Financial Times sold for just £844m to Japan’s Nikkei

Thu, 23 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The Financial Times has been sold to Japanese media company Nikkei for £844m, it has been confirmed.

Bike Crash lorry

Mayoral candidates: Ban rush-hour trucks “building yuppie flats for Russian oligarchs”

Thu, 23 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

EXCLUSIVE: As cycle injuries rise, Labour’s Christian Wolmar and the Conservatives’ Zac Goldsmith call for new HGV restrictions

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