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Forest Maine US

Apple is buying and conserving 36,000 acres of forest

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:49 am| By Harry Cockburn

Purchase welcomed by conservationists

Job vacancies employment

Boom! Unemployment at a 6-year low

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:42 am| By Robyn Vinter

The number of people in work rose by 248,000 in the three months to February, compared with September to November 2014.

Overcrowding Oxford Circus

Hundreds of commuters stranded outside Oxford Circus Station

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:29 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Hundreds of people were stranded outside Oxford Circus Tube station yesterday after London Underground temporarily closed the station due to overcrowding.

Challengers debate

6 epic fails from the challengers' TV debate

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

Miliband vs Sturgeon vs Farage vs Bennett vs Wood

Polling station

800,000 voters will not be on the electoral roll on May 7. Here’s why

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:15 am| By Harry Cockburn

Controversial electoral registration changes will hit youngest voters hardest

Richard Desmond

Billionaire Richard Desmond donates £1m to UKIP

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 9:17 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Here are four key facts about him

Where to watch the London Marathon 2015

Where to watch the London Marathon 2015

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:04 pm

It’s that time of year again! We get to feel like athletes for the day by cheering on strangers dressed as fluffy chickens.

Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson nets massive windfall on Virgin Active's $1bn sale

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:51 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

South African investment firm Brait has snapped up 80% of Virgin Active

Sol Campbell

WOW - Sol Campbell has turned his skin white to push minorities to vote Video

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:21 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

If you’re black or Asian and NOT planning to vote on May 7, you should definitely check out this advert by legendary footballer Sol Campbell.

Homes property housing market houses

Here's what could cause a “real housing crisis”, according to surveyors

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:02 am| By Harry Cockburn

The prospect of mansion taxes and the changes to stamp duty are impacting housing sales in the run up to the general election.

Office worker

The top 7 office distractions costing UK businesses £250m a year

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:30 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Loud talkers, the phone ringing and tea rounds are costing UK businesses a whopping £250m a year.

South Quay Plaza

Here's what the UK's tallest residential building is going to look like

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 9:39 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Where is the UK’s tallest residential building? In London, of course.

Westminster cropped

REVEALED: MPs spend £200k of taxpayers' cash renting homes they don't need

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00 am| By Robyn Vinter

We’re spending thousands renting homes for MPs who live no further from Westminster than many commuters

Gulfstream plane

Tesco abandons controversial corporate jet fleet

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:43 am| By Harry Cockburn

Tesco has pulled the plug on the corporate jet fleet that sparked shareholder outrage after the £263m accounting scandal last year.

Developers Nick and Christian Candy with their partners Holly Valance (left) and Emily Candy

Candy Brothers just reported a 47% hike in pretax profit – this is why

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:40 am

A surge in demand for luxury designs, followed by a major cut in staff, has led to property developers Nick and Christian Candy reporting a 46.8% hike in pretax profit.

Women in office

These 10 jobs have the worst gender pay gaps

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:21 am| By Robyn Vinter

Women expect to be paid 20% less than men on average, with the pay gap widening to 29% in some industries.


UKIP's big U-turn on immigration & other key manifesto policies

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:04 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

UKIP’s immigration policy is all over the place.

Zuckerberg arm out

Mark Zuckerberg did a Q&A – here are 11 questions that remain unanswered

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:13 am| By Robyn Vinter

Here are the questions we wish the Facebook founder would have answered

Google glasses logo

EU to set out “statement of objections” against Google

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 9:34 am| By Harry Cockburn

Company could face fines and restructuring in Europe

Cycling London Parliament Square

Five reasons why cycling to work is good business, and how your company can benefit

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 1:38 am| By Harry Cockburn

A cycling workforce is great news for businesses and employees

David Cameron at party conference

The 10 big claims David Cameron has made in the Tory manifesto

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 3:35 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled the Conservative manifesto today promising you and me a “brighter future”.

Green party supporters

Ban-ifesto: Here's everything the Green Party wants to get rid of

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:58 am| By Robyn Vinter

They might be the most popular party by policies but boy do the Green Party love to ban things.

Canary Wharf chaos

“Unadulterated commuter hell”: Canary Wharf transport nightmare hits workers

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:53 am| By Harry Cockburn

Chaos as Jubilee Line goes down at Canary Wharf

British Gas letter hob

4 key facts about new British Gas boss Mark Hodges

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:34 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Centrica just appointed Mark Hodges as the new MD of British Gas.

Hatton Garden raid

Latest twist in the Hatton Garden heist: was raid inspired by a novel?

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:30 am| By Harry Cockburn

Is the break-in linked to building site theft last year?

Cameron Snooze sleepy

Cameron for PM? He couldn’t even answer a 10-year-old’s simple questionVideo

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:09 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

David Cameron got totally owned yesterday… by a 10 year old.

Thatcher Cameron mash up

Cameron does a Thatcher again – this time he’s extending Right to Buy

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 9:24 am| By Robyn Vinter

A whopping 1.3 million people could buy their homes

Ed miliband sideways 345

5 reasons business leaders don't trust Miliband with the economy

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 1:48 am| By Harry Cockburn

“Financially illiterate” or “admirable”? The Labour leader divides opinion among business leaders

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Rich money fistpump

The top 10 lavish home improvements for multi-millionaires

Mon, 13 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Home improvements for most of us mean a quick trip to B&Q to buy a new kitchen sink or, if we’re feeling rich, installing a new conservatory.

Esher Surrey Olympics 2012 cycling

Home counties top income tax tables - but where's London?

Mon, 13 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Here are the UK’s income tax hot-spots

Blair v Boris

“Epic patronising tosser”, why has Boris lashed out at Blair?

Mon, 13 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

London mayor takes former PM to task

Ed Miliband

Labour’s manifesto has funding details of EVERY policy – will this be a vote winner?

Mon, 13 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Labour’s new manifesto is what we’d expect from the Conservatives (and vice versa)

David Cameron and Ed Miliband

General Election 2015: Labour inches ahead in polls

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Labour has inched out the Tories to take the lead in three opinion polls.

Smog London

As pollution levels soar, the City of London calls for businesses to act urgently

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Fewer deliveries and earlier action required to combat poor air quality

Clarkson smoking

Clarkson cancels – former Top Gear host pulls out of Have I Got News For You appearance

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Jeremy Clarkson has announced that he has pulled the plug on his planned appearance on satirical news quiz show Have I Got News For You.

Train ticket

This new Tory policy could be a massive vote winner in London

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Conservative party’s new pledge could win over Londoners

Apple Watch

4 reasons NOT to buy the Apple watch

Fri, 10 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

A round-up of what the experts have to say

Happy graduate jumping for joy university

Is your university one of the top ones for student experience?

Thu, 9 Apr 2015

Never mind the performance rankings, what about the stuff that really matters – like how cheap the NUS bar is?

The UK's best employers

These are Britain’s best employers

Thu, 9 Apr 2015

Who’s bagged the number one spot?

Tony Blair

Tony Blair says he’s not "super-rich" - here’s why you shouldn't believe him

Thu, 9 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The former PM charges £250,000 for public speaking appearances

Trident submarine

Election battle gets personal: Michael Fallon lashes out at Ed Miliband over Trident

Thu, 9 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

War of words rages as SNP/Labour tie-up threatens Tories


This is the biggest threat to UK credit rating (hint: it’s not the General Election)

Thu, 9 Apr 2015

The uncertainty around the UK leaving the EU could lead to “negative rating pressures over the medium term”, warned credit rating agency Moody’s yesterday.

Diamonds and  fire

Was the Holborn fire part of a plot by Hatton Garden diamond heist gang?

Thu, 9 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Diamonds, fire, abseiling and theft – all in a weekend’s work

Touker Suleyman, new Dragons' Den judge

Meet Touker Suleyman – owner of Hawes & Curtis and the new Dragon

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

What kind of people will he bet money on?

Ed Miliband

4 reasons Miliband's pledge to end non-dom tax status is a BAD idea

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

So Ed Miliband is set to announce that a non-dom status is a symbol of tax avoidance that “makes Britain an offshore tax haven”.

Ed Miliband

4 reasons Miliband's pledge to end non-dom tax status is a GOOD idea

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Exclusive comments from business leaders

Shell tankers stand idle at the Shell petrol tanker depot; strike action could be taken

There’s about to be an unprecedented £47bn mega-takeover in the oil industry

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We thought Shell was big enough already…

Clarkson Jeremy florid

Clarkson to make rapid return to BBC after Top Gear fiasco

Wed, 8 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Former Top Gear frontman to host political quiz programme

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