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William Shakespeare

Today’s news in rhyming couplets

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:04 pm

In honour of National Poetry Day, we’ve done a news poem

Jeremy Clarkson and crew

Former Top Gear trio start filming for Amazon Prime

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:53 am

Jeremy Clarkson and his co-stars James May and Richmond Hammond have started shooting their new motoring programme, possibly in Portugal.

Iphone and globe merger

Can Ofcom hold off O2 and Three phone network merger?

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:18 am| By Harry Cockburn

UK’s four networks would become three, raising competition concerns

FIFA Sepp Blatter

Sepp Blatter receives FIFA ban

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:07 am| By Robyn Vinter

Soccer boss banned for 90 days

Iphone 6 in hand on fire

iPhone 6s users plagued by “burning hot” home button fault

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:31 am| By Harry Cockburn

The iPhone is on fire, in a bad way

Royal Courts of Justice High Court Appeals Court

Court deals unbelievable blow to same sex-couples wanting equal pension rights

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:22 am| By Robyn Vinter

Hello, is that the 1980s? We’ve got your court ruling if you want it back

Battersea Power Station pink floyd cover

These are London’s top 20 most influential property developments

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 10:19 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London’s uber-luxury properties are hot in demand – so hot that the capital saw the most number of luxury homes sold in the world last year.

City drowning London underwater debt apocalypse

Is an economic apocalypse coming? IMF warns risk of global financial crash has risen

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 9:05 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Policy missteps could result in prolonged global market turmoil

Innovation tech lightbulbs

Over 18,000 people have enrolled in Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy. Here's why

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 2:39 pm| By LLB Reporter

Over 18,000 people across the UK have enrolled in Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy.

Broken Chair

Shonky awards: Which firms have won the annual gongs for bad consumer practices?

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:52 am| By Harry Cockburn

It’s the award you don’t want to win

gold bars

Royal Mint is selling 1kg gold bars for £25,000

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:39 am| By LLB Reporter

Have £25,000 to spare? You can use it buy 1kg gold bars.

Sir James Dyson

How rich is Sir James Dyson?

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:27 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The vaccum king has no vacuum of money in his life

Map Strava London

Bike boom: Map of London cycle commutes shows London is leading the way

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 11:17 am| By Harry Cockburn

More people commute by bike in London than in any other city, according to data from ride-logging app Strava

Tesco Car Park

Tesco trouble: Supermarket’s profits halve as sales slump

Wed, 7 Oct 2015 9:04 am| By Harry Cockburn

Supermarket cancels sale of Dunnhumby, the Clubcard data business

Theresa May home office

IoD denounces Theresa May’s anti-immigration speech as “myth” and “irresponsible rhetoric”

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 3:44 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Businesses are “astounded” by home secretary’s speech

Lord Karan Bilimoria

What is Cobra Beer founder Lord Bilimoria's new tech venture?

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:28 am

Entrepreneur and cross-bench peer Lord Bilimoria is venturing into the tech sector by launching PictoSo – a free photo-sharing app for smartphones.

Oxford Street buses cyclist

London mayoral candidates unite on plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:02 am| By Harry Cockburn

Europe’s busiest shopping street is also the world’s most polluted

Edward Snowden

Why is Edward Snowden talking about Smurfs?

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:36 am| By LLB Reporter

The UK intelligence agency, GCHQ, can hack into your smartphone without your knowledge – according to Edward Snowden.

Boris Johnson and George Osborne

Boris Johnson fires warning shot at government over tax credit cuts

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 10:17 am| By Harry Cockburn

Is the race for the next Conservative Party leader now on?

Cameron Euro flag

British businesses urge Cameron to bring EU referendum forward

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 9:32 am| By Harry Cockburn

Government remains reluctant to present membership agreement wishlist

George Osborne 2015 conference

Business rates overhaul: George Osborne to give local councils power to cut rates

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 5:05 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Osborne announces largest power transfer to councils “in living memory”

Doug Richard

Former Dragons’ Den star Doug Richard appears in court over child sex allegations

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 2:22 pm| By LLB Reporter

Ex-Dragon and former advisor to David Cameron has been charged with child sex offences

Nigel Farage pint England flag lad

Nigel Farage faces investigation for channelling EU money into anti-EU campaign

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:58 am| By Harry Cockburn

UKIP leader Nigel Farage is facing an investigation over claims he is using taxpayer money to fund a tour of anti-EU dates across the UK.

American Apparel shop

Ethical clothing company American Apparel files for bankruptcy

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:32 am| By Harry Cockburn

Trouble for fashion chain follows sexual harassment scandals involving former CEO

Amazon Fresh

Now you can do your food shop on Amazon and have it delivered to your doorVideo

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:57 am| By Robyn Vinter

There’s an app and everything

Plastic Bag walking man

Plastic bag charge begins: But why are some small businesses angry?

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:45 am| By Harry Cockburn

And why is the ban good news for charities and the environment?

Pollution Smog London skyline air health

London’s illegal air: here’s the shocking scope of pollution in the capital

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:30 am| By Robyn Vinter

Researchers find illegal levels across the board

Pay Packet wages money envelope

Here’s the biggest problem with the living wage

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:10 am| By Robyn Vinter

More people are set to be on it than ever before

Lego Man Beard

Lego enters top 100 brands. Nokia is out. Who’s on top?

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 9:54 am| By Harry Cockburn

Lego, Paypal and Moet and Chandon knock Gap, Nokia and Nintendo off biggest brands list

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Student Of The Year Awards 2015

MUST WATCH: Student of the Year Awards winners pick up their trophies in glittering ceremony Video

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Casis Media’s first annual Student of the Year Awards was a major success

Illustration business coins stack money

PPI deadline looming: The scandal in figures

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The eye-watering amount of money mis-sold insurance has cost

Mike Lynch Autonomy boss

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch counter-sues HP for $150m

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has counter-sued computer goliath Hewlett-Packard for over $150m (£99m).

Farage laughing

Is Nigel Farage about to quit UKIP (again)?

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

According to one party donor, he could be

Zac Goldsmith

Zac Goldsmith confirmed as Tory mayoral candidate. He tells us his No. 1 priority for Londoners

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Exclusive interview – “I’m a campaigner, I like to get things done”

Office Party Christmas

How to plan the perfect office Christmas party

Fri, 2 Oct 2015

Planning an office Christmas party is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate to colleagues and clients that you know what’s what, according to Ofer Yatziv

Puzzle staff workers illustration

The “productivity puzzle” is finally over

Fri, 2 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We’ll probably look back on it as a blip

Lord Sugar

Lord Sugar's Labour loathing: "We should all move to China if Corbyn becomes PM"

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By LLB Reporter

Former Labour supporter Lord Sugar has hit out at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s policies.

Google the All seeing eye

An Indian guy actually managed to buy Google.com for $12

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

And he has the screenshots to prove it

Happy graduate jumping for joy university

Here are the UK’s top 10 universities

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s the usual suspects – but which have risen and which have fallen?

Property house flat keys buy rent

We’re all part of London’s big divide. Which side are you on?

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Every Londoner falls into one of two categories

Peeple app

Care to have people review you? There's an app for that

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s like TripAdvisor for people

Illustration god life money line graph finance economics sacrilege

Minimum wage to rise from today: But how does Britain compare globally?

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Pay rise for one million workers from today as minimum wage rises… slightly

Saving the economy

How can Britain produce more game-changing media businesses?

Thu, 1 Oct 2015| By Charlotte Rumsey

London’s media barons debate

GET SET & GET SMART - 5 powerful tools you need for business

GET SET & GET SMART - 5 powerful tools you need for business

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Charlotte Rumsey

Here are the technologies you need to make your business smarter

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden joins Twitter. Here’s his witty first tweet

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

He’s one of the most famous whistleblowers in history and now he’s on Twitter

Mark Carney

Fossil fuel investors will lose money and wreck the market, Mark Carney warns

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Carbon emitting companies need to make some big changes now to avoid destabilising the market, he said

Illustration plug business.jpg

No job titles, as much holiday as staff like - meet Jenny Biggam of media agency the7stars

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The co-founder of the7stars on growth and keeping work fun

under the stairs house

Would you pay £500 per month to sleep on the floor of this cupboard in Clapham? No, of course you wouldn’t

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Pay to live out your Harry Potter fantasy! (We mean the horrible emotional abuse at the start before he finds out he’s a wizard.)

London Underground rent map

This map shows how much it costs to rent a flat near each Tube station

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The difference between the highest and lowest is stark

Property for sale in the UK

Property hotspots: Where to buy property in Britain

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 |Updated: Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

These are the places that are on the rise

Glencore bulldozers in the Prodeco coal mine in Colombia

Is Glencore facing a “Lehman moment”?

Tue, 29 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Mining firm Glencore faces huge debt problems as commodity prices fall

Tour de France London 2014 cropped

Robbed: London wins 2017 Tour de France bid, only for TfL to withdraw bid at 11th hour

Tue, 29 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

London beat Manchester and Edinburgh, but withdrew at last minute. Race now set to begin in Germany

Open for business

How much money do you REALLY need to start a business? Research shows it’s not much at all

Tue, 29 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It doesn’t take thousands to get your start-up underway

Eastenders logo

Are the EastEnders cast on zero-hours contracts? We investigate

Tue, 29 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Do the actors who play Kathy Beale and Max Branning get paid when they’re not on screen?

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