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Former Top Gear hosts’ secret meeting: What are they planning?

Fri, 1 May 2015 11:28 am| By Harry Cockburn

Top Gear trio seen lurking near Goodwood racing circuit

Renting a house

Britain's most expensive places to rent a home outside London

Fri, 1 May 2015 11:07 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Thought London was the only expensive place to rent a home in Britain? Think again.

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Miliband trips, Cameron trumps: 5 punchy nuggets from Question TimeVideo

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:50 am| By Harry Cockburn

Crowd steals the show, ripping into Cameron and Miliband, and baying for Clegg’s blood

No 1 Palace Gate

Fancy buying a £30m flat with views of Buckingham Palace?

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:39 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

You can’t live in Buckingham Palace, but this is pretty close

Ed Balls

“No heavy handed regulation”: Balls moves to reassure City on tax and controls

Fri, 1 May 2015 9:06 am| By Harry Cockburn

Fighting talk from Balls, but can it really gain Labour support from concerned businesses?

Train chaos

South London rail chaos: Passengers stuck on trains for five hours

Fri, 1 May 2015 8:28 am| By Harry Cockburn

Ugly scenes last night at London Bridge as commuters queue just to get inside

Have I Got News For You with Camilla Long

UKIP reports BBC’s Have I Got News For You to the police

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 3:38 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Is the party getting a bit jumpy ahead of the election?

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Weirdest glitch ever? Tattoos are causing problems in Apple Watches Video

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:41 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Got a tattoo? Read this before buying the Apple Watch


Australia inches out Britain in list of world’s top 100 new universities

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:37 am| By Harry Cockburn

Britain has lost its crown as home of the most institutions in the Times Higher Education’s list of new universities.

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Over 200,000 ballot papers have been stolen

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:28 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Over 200,000 ballot papers for next week’s elections are missing after a can carrying them was stolen from Dagenham.

EU flag missing star

Chief execs fear Brexit more than Grexit as election draws close

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:17 am| By Harry Cockburn

Leaving the EU is threat to stability say business leaders

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Danny Alexander: Tories plan £8bn cuts to child benefits

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 9:38 am| By Harry Cockburn

Tories dismiss claim as “desperate stuff”

Carlton Tavern

Developers ordered to rebuild demolished London pub brick by brick

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 4:26 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Employees were told to take the day off. When they returned, the pub had been destroyed

The Milibrand interview: Brand becomes a Miliband fan

The Mili-brand interview - Brand becomes a Miliband fan

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 3:18 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The highlight of Ed Miliband’s interview in Russell Brand’s kitchen was the Labour leader’s fluctuating accent.

Stress on the Tube

Infographic: The 5 worst European cities for commuter stress

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:53 am

One city is worse than London

Party leaders Cameron Clegg Miliband

Pollsters at loggerheads over election outcome

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:40 am| By Harry Cockburn

Ashcroft points to Tory majority, while Populus puts Miliband in Number 10

Commuting stress bus travel tube train crowds

Commuting in London is more stressful than work or visiting the dentist

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:07 am| By Harry Cockburn

Why is commuting becoming increasingly stressful?

Nicola Sturgeon SNP Scotland

What can psychometric profiling tell us about how party leaders might work together?

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:07 am| By Yohan Ruso

Yohan Ruso, founder and director of Praditus explains why a Labour/SNP government may “spell disaster”

Sainsbury's store

Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe sentenced to jail in Egypt for alleged embezzlement

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 9:57 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Couple has been handed a two-year jail sentence in absentia in an Egyptian jail for alleged embezzlement.

Canal barge houseboat London home

London has just 43 affordable homes, and some of those are houseboats

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 9:37 am| By Harry Cockburn

80% of the UK’s houses are out of reach for average earners

Down Street underground station in Mayfair

Inside Mayfair’s ghost Tube station that closed 83 years ago

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 4:22 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The station served as Sir Winston Churchill’s bunker during the Second World War

Carrington Street Car Park

London's oldest car park might become £500m luxury complex

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:33 am

London’s oldest car park could be converted into a £500m luxury complex boasting flats, private members’ clubs and art galleries.

Russell Brand

Ed Miliband spotted leaving Russell Brand’s home in East London

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:20 am

Tweeted picture goes viral

Ed Balls

10 hilarious reactions to Ed Balls Day

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:13 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Eight days to the General Election, who cares? Let’s celebrate Ed Balls Day!

David Cameron Conservatives in hands

Cameron to use £227m Deutsche Bank fine to fund 50,000 apprenticeships

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:54 am

Scheme will target unemployed 22-24-year-olds

Sad George Osborne

Economy slows to 0.3% growth ahead of General Election

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:24 am

This isn’t the news that George Osborne wanted today.

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Kowabunga! Apple posts record second quarter profits of $13.6bn

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 9:43 am

Profits boosted by all-time record performance of the App Store


EXCLUSIVE: BBC spent £44.5m on hotels over five years

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 8:51 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Our investigation finds

The Mellier in Mayfair

Are these London's largest flats?

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:56 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Take a look at pics of The Mellier in Mayfair

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DLR workers set to vote on strike action over pay disputes

Mon, 27 Apr 2015

Docklands Light Railway (DLR) workers could go on strike over two different pay disputes.

Cameron electioneering

Conservatives announce small business manifesto as 5,000 firms throw support behind party

Mon, 27 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Tories go all out on business and the economy - but are there doubts over Cameron’s leadership?

Len Blavatnik

6 key facts about Britain’s richest person Len Blavatnik

Mon, 27 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

How many billions did he add to his wealth in 2014?

Miliband builder

Labour pledges to end stamp duty for first-time buyers

Mon, 27 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Miliband takes on housing issues

Hedge Fund Rich List is out, who’s first place?

These are the top 20 richest people in Britain

Mon, 27 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London has more billionaires than any other city in the world

Skyscraper at 6-8 Bishopsgate and 150 Leadenhall Street.

London's newest skyscraper: plans for a 40-storey City tower revealed

Fri, 24 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

What nickname will Londoners give this one? (The Pistol, perhaps?)

Waterstones Watch

Forget the Apple Watch! Check out the Waterstones WatchVideo

Fri, 24 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Watch wars: Can the British bookshop beat the world’s largest tech company in the wearables market?

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"It's not a mansion, honest guv": How rich is Ed Miliband?

Fri, 24 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Miliband argues £2.7m London home is not a mansion

HSBC bank building

Bye bye Britain? HSBC might move HQ out of London

Fri, 24 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

HSBC could move its HQ out of London following a review into its “regulatory and structural reforms”.

Barclay Brothers

Barclay brothers sell Claridge’s, The Berkeley & The Connaught to Qatar

Fri, 24 Apr 2015

What else does Qatar own in Britain?

Powerful man

The top 10 most influential people in the City

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

How many women on the list?

Farage praying cigar

Farage: I pray to God “sometimes”. Can divine intervention help UKIP’s poll performance?

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Which party leaders are religious and which aren’t?

Paul McCartney

Still top of the pops at 72: Paul McCartney tops UK’s music rich list

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Which other musicians are minted? Here’s the top 10

Facebook Zuckerberg

Facebook profits beat expectations as mobile traffic grows

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Facebook’s first quarter profits have surprised analysts after falling just 20% since the same period last year.

Hurrah happy growth jobs - man in suit jumping with joy

London fintech star Funding Circle just raised $150m

Thu, 23 Apr 2015| By Rebecca Hobson

It just got a new global chief product officer too

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Flash crash (wallop): UK trader arrested over 2010 Wall Street micro-crash

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

US wants to extradite Navinder Singh Sarao for share price manipulation

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The hilarious Twitter account making Ed Miliband look cool

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Warning: these images will make you forget Ed Miliband’s bacon sarnie moments

Grant Shapps

The curious case of Grant Shapps’ Wikipedia page

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Shapps denies editing his own and others MPs’ Wikipedia entries

Passport holiday

These are the world's most powerful passports

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Sorry Britons, the British passport is sadly not the most powerful passport in the world.


6 big mistakes that led to Tesco's colossal £6.4bn loss

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The retailer has posted the biggest loss in its 96-year history

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Tesco posts catastrophic £6.38bn loss – the largest in its 96-year history

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

UK’s largest grocer says there will be no dividends for shareholders this year

David Spencer Percival

How one man took his business from zero to £77m in four years

Wed, 22 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

David Spencer-Percival’s recruitment firm on course to make £80m gross profit by 2018


Ouch. Wonga just reported a £37.3m loss for 2014

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Britain’s biggest payday lender Wonga has reported a pre-tax loss of £37.3m for 2014.

Michael Forsyth

Top Tories warn that Conservatives' scaremongering over SNP could split union

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Are the Conservatives’ repeated warnings over an SNP-Labour government winning the Scottish party greater support?

The Apprentice winner Tim Campbell

Apprentice winner Tim Campbell & Boris Johnson together launch Student of the Year Awards

Tue, 21 Apr 2015

Tim Campbell MBE, best known for being the first ever winner of Alan Sugar’s “The Apprentice” and Chairman of social enterprise, Bright Ideas Trust, has launched an ambitious new competition to find the UK’s most hard-working students.

Supermarket shopping trolley fast

Supermarket super-complaint: Which? demands action on “misleading” pricing

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Consumer magazine hits out at “confusing” price structures

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Tesco’s £5bn blackhole: are staff pensions in danger?

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

As the retailer prepares to announce the biggest loss in its 96-year history

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“We ran for our lives”: Workers escape collapsing office block in Holborn

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Six storey building gave way without warning

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