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London under threat from flooding

Flood alert for London: Thames Barrier closes for the first time this winterVideo

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:59 am| By LLB Reporter

Thames bursts its banks

Pig lovers

6 things you didn’t know about Valentine’s Day

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:21 am| By Harry Cockburn

Right, lets swap pigs

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline fined a UK record £37.6m for illegal payments at the expense of the NHS

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:13 am| By Robyn Vinter

Company paid rival to delay releasing drug on to the market

Evgeny Lebedev

Independent confirms print editions to close today

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:48 am| By Harry Cockburn

Over 150 staff face losing their jobs

Gender pay gap female woman work money cash computer

Gender pay “league tables” to be imposed on businesses

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:06 am| By Harry Cockburn

New government rules will force firms to reveal gender pay gap

Property house flat keys buy rent

The depressing truth about how much money you waste renting a home before you can afford to buy

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 9:42 am| By LLB Reporter

Do you even want to know…?

J K Rowling

How rich is J.K. Rowling?

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:57 am| By Robyn Vinter

She’s Rowling in it!

Margaret Thatcher home

Have cash to splash? Margaret Thatcher's London home is on the market for £30m

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:46 am| By LLB Reporter

Take a look at the photos…

Battersea Power Station in the snow

British Gas and EDF cut energy bills, and just in time: Snow could hit London this weekend

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:40 am| By Harry Cockburn

Last of the big six energy firms announce price cuts

Top Gear full lineup no stig 622

Top Gear unveils SEVEN new presenters. Here’s who they are

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:59 am| By Harry Cockburn

Jumble of new faces for nation’s favourite car programme. Can it work?

Boris with bikes

Lib Dems wade into Boris Bikes row: “We suggested it first”

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 9:51 am| By Robyn Vinter

Party claims neither of London’s former mayors should take credit for the scheme

Tube strike piixxo

Hurrah! Friday's Tube strike suspended by RMT

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 9:36 am| By LLB Reporter

A 24-hour Tube strike planned for Friday has been called off after successful negotiations between Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and Transport for London (TfL).

Alexander and Evgeny Lebedev

Russian media magnate Evgeny Lebedev is considering closing the Independent and Independent on Sunday

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 9:16 am| By LLB Reporter

Johnston Press in talks to buy i newspaper in £24m deal

Black cab protest London

London grinds to a halt as 8,000-strong black cab protest stops traffic

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 3:53 pm| By LLB Reporter

Taxi drivers demonstrate against Uber

Osborne thumbs up

MPs’ pay to rise by £1,000 a year, just months after 10% salary increase

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:45 am| By Harry Cockburn

As the cuts rain down, the tax avoiding multinationals are off the hook and MPs’ pay is rising

London's Black Cabs

Up to 8,000 cabbies to bring central London to a standstill in protest against Uber

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:20 am| By LLB Reporter

Over 8,000 cabbies are set to gridlock central London in a protest over taxi app Uber.

Francis Maude

Trade Minister Francis Maude to step down as the trade gap reaches a record £125bn

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

Lord admits shocking data “isn’t good”

Junior doctors protest

Junior doctors begin second strike as public support for walkout stays strong

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:23 am| By Harry Cockburn

Government’s forced contract change for doctors results in second strike

Puzzle staff workers illustration

How to stop losing good employees

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 9:56 am

The foolproof ways to retain talent

Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone in bust up at LBC Radio

EXCLUSIVE: Four great things Boris Johnson did that Ken Livingstone should get credit for

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 9:47 am| By Robyn Vinter

Our exclusive interview with the former mayor about the current mayor’s term

Virgin trains

Commuters paying £9,000 a year for train seats that aren’t there

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 9:19 am| By Harry Cockburn

The mysterious case of Virgin Trains’ disappearing carriage

Zac Goldsmith river man

Zac Goldsmith: Garden Bridge worth the money as thousands will get engaged there every year

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:13 am| By Harry Cockburn

Romantic mayoral candidate explains why he supports the Garden Bridge

Hyde Park parking space

Parking mad! Check out the five London parking spaces sold for OVER £200,000

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:11 am| By LLB Reporter

Cash-rich and time-poor Londoners haven’t shied away from spending thousands of pounds on parking spaces in the capital.

Sundar Pichai Google

Google boss Sundar Pichai is the highest-paid CEO in the US. You won’t believe what he’s earned since October

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:21 am| By LLB Reporter

He’s earned more than the next highest-paid CEO in just four months

Tube strike gate locked

Hundreds of London Underground workers set to go on strike on Friday

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:26 am| By LLB Reporter

Over 500 track patrol staff will go on a 24-hour strike from 6:30am on Friday.

Uber taxi

We bet you didn't know these 12 crazy things about Uber

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:11 am

Did you know that Uber has completed 20,000,000 rides in London, the equivalent to 194 trips to the moon and back?

Train ticket

Train ticket sales rise to £9.4bn

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:08 am| By LLB Reporter

London has risen the most

Lex Deak

He's 33. Raised £25m for 23 companies. Won investment on Dragons' Den. Meet Lex Deak

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 8:54 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The serial London entrepreneur you’ve never heard of

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Fraud glove wallet card security cyber

Prison for £73m fraudster who was definitely not the Pope’s banker

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Conman took millions from Dutch firm and left a massive hotel bill unpaid

illustration business man throwing away laptop

Where has business confidence gone? It’s at a three-year low

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Here are businesses’ biggest fears

Chris Grayling

Five MPs are being investigated by police for expenses fraud

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Chris Grayling is trying to stop us finding out who they are

Bus explosion

Lambeth Bridge bus explosion stunt branded “insensitive” by 7/7 victim’s fatherVideo

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Huge explosion was for Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan film

10ft wide house

Nothing to see here – just a 10ft-wide house on the market for £800,000

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Someone walled up the gap between two houses and put it on the market, as you do in London

Boris with bikes

Boris pushes ahead with plans for THREE new cycle superhighways in London

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Boris targets cycle infrastructure overhaul before departure from City Hall

Tube driver could become a thing of the past

Saturday Tube strike cancelled

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

This weekend’s Tube strike is now off, RMT says

Illustration business coins stack money

Bankers’ bonuses are bigger than last year’s, but majority say it is not enough money

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Bankers are set to get considerably larger bonuses this year than they received last year, but they are still not satisfied.

Waterstones books shelves

London's top literary destinations

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

If you like reading and London, this is the guide for you

Tube strike piixxo

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s Tube Strike

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The official guidance for those wishing to get around London on the weekend

Tube closed

Fresh wave of SEVEN Tube Strikes to hit London as RMT union hits out at “basic safety issues”

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

RMT cites “anarchy and uncertainty” among members over “lethal” changes to track access

Tom Brake

If you commute in London you won’t be able to help but agree with this Lib Dem MP

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

He’s wants to put an end to the “soul destroying struggle” aspect of commuting

easyFoodstore

London’s 25p store has already closed. Here’s why

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

Sir Stelios’s project grinds to a halt

Business illustration magnet

6 awesome tips for attracting investment to your company

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By James Hind

Serial start-up founder James Hind gives his top tips

Matt le Blanc

Matt Le Blanc to join Chris Evans as new face of Top Gear

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Joey from Friends to front BBC’s flagship automobile programme

Boris Johnson goes to a cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson to support Cameron’s pro-EU campaign after eleventh-hour deal

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Cameron reportedly promises Johnson “major cabinet job”, after mayor steps down from City Hall

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

You’re only 3.57 connections away from anyone on Facebook apparently

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

The average pair of Facebook users are closer than you might think

House Prices monopoly

House prices soar to £500,000 in more than half of London areas

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

London is “another country”, as house prices surge ever upwards

Tube Night Tube stars

Night Tube is go! RMT recommends members accept pay deal

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

After being held at a red signal for so long, the Night Tube could be about to roar into life

House prices on a pile of prices money

An entire generation is “priced out” of the housing market

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

New mayor needs to help young people

Canary wharf river bend

Boris: London needs eight more Canary Wharfs by 2036

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

London is growing at a rapid rate

Cycling in London parliament

Cyclists set to outnumber car drivers in London, says TfL

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The number of cyclists using central London roads will soon overtake the number of car drivers, according to Transport for London.

Diversity

Frances Dickens: Should “pale males” be driving boardroom gender diversity?

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Frances Dickens

It’s time to lead by example, says Astus CEO Frances Dickens

Happy bus people

The happiest and least happy London boroughs will definitely surprise you

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Take a look at the full list and see how your borough ranks

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