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Tube driver could become a thing of the past

Saturday Tube strike cancelled

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 2:45 pm| 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 11:12 am| 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 10:38 am| 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 10:38 am| By Harry Cockburn

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

Met Police

BREAKING: Victoria Station evacuated after the discovery of an unexploded bomb

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

Builders make WWII bomb discovery

Tube closed

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

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 9:57 am| 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 3:20 pm| 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 12:00 pm| 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 11:41 am| 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 11:34 am| 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 10:41 am| 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 10:30 am| 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 9:14 am| 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 3:37 pm| 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 12:03 pm| 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 11:55 am| 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 11:42 am| 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 11:17 am| 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 10:28 am| By Robyn Vinter

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

Illustration business tech computer technology screen

Broadband down: Millions suffer internet outage as BT broadband collapses

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 10:02 am| By Harry Cockburn

Worst network failure in years hits BT customers

BP oil 1989

BP suffers severe $2.2bn loss as oil prices languish at 12-year low

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 12:07 pm| By Harry Cockburn

BP is haemorrhaging money and workers, as rock-bottom crude oil prices have hit revenues hard.

Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s is trying to buy Argos for £1.3bn - here's why

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:47 am| By LLB Reporter

The deal will depend on the outcome of another sale

Creativity creative business

4 ways the creativity gap is harming UK businesses

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:55 am| By Gi Fernando

For a lot of businesses, the “skills shortage” is a myth, says Gi Fernando

David Cameron and Jean Claude Juncker President of the European Commission

EU referendum as early as June after Cameron wins “red card” deal to block EU laws

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:12 am| By Harry Cockburn

Critics slam renegotiation as “choreographed charade”

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

The easyJet supermarket has opened in London – everything costs just 25p

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:10 am| By Robyn Vinter

easyFoodstore pilot store opens

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Tube strike piixxo

Tube strikes to hit London this weekend in row over ticket office closures

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

First Tube Strike of 2016 is bearing down on the capital

Tube stress

Londoners lost 300,000 items on the Tube last year

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Drum kits, cash, and 150 phones a day were handed in over 2015

Graduates in the trees

Black workers suffer average pay gap of 23%

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Pay gap worsens as educational attainment increases

Tube Westminster Parliament Underground Strike Big Ben London

Westminster Tube station evacuated over “security alert”

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Police and ambulance called to the scene

Tim Peake astronaut spacewalk

Astronaut Tim Peake has taken this amazing picture of London from space

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

It’s London, but not as you’ve seen it before

Sad unhappy child phone

Are higher phone bills on the way? Yes, if the Three/O2 merger goes ahead

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Ofcom outlines its reasons why the deal shouldn’t go ahead

Windy London

Storm Gertrude set to strike London

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Are we set for a blustery battering? Here’s the low down

Pod trains Heathrow

Self-driving cars to hit the streets of Greenwich by summer 2016

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Look out! Autonomous cars about

Happy trader

How did a broker make £125m in just two months?

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Falling oil prices are not bad news for everyone

James Murdoch

Guess who’s back? James Murdoch to return to Sky as chairman

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

In 2012 Rupert Murdoch’s son James stepped down as chairman of Sky [then BskyB] amid the phone hacking scandal, saying his role “could become a lightning rod for BSkyB”.

C2C train

Crush on London C2C train so severe businessmen “wet themselves”

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Rumours of staff walkout as shortage of drivers and smaller trains blamed for late night travel pandemonium

Barclays bank

Barclays hit by £1bn lawsuit, here's what you need to know about it

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Dealmaker Amanda Staveley’s firm PCP Capital Partners is suing Barclays for a whopping £1bn over its emergency fundraising in 2008.

Airbnb cool place

6 epic Airbnb destinations

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

You would not believe some of the places you can stay

Osborne hey

Why has George Osborne delayed Lloyds Bank share sale?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

UK Chancellor George Osborne has postponed the sale of the government’s final stake in Lloyds Banking Group.

Monopoly board 1

Monopoly! The prices on the classic Monopoly board no longer reflect reality. Here's the bitterly expensive truth

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Do not pass go, do not collect £200, and you can forget about the free parking, this is 2016 for chrissake

Jeremy Corbyn money man

How rich is Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Comrade Corbyn’s got a house and a salary, but wants to be a man of the people. Can he have his mushroom stroganoff and eat it?

Mosquito tiger

What is the Zika virus and is Britain at risk?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

The virus can cause birth defects

Rupert Murdoch "not a fit person" to run international company

Rupert Murdoch lambasts "posh boys" in Downing Street in series of angry tweets

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Multibillionaire Rupert Murdoch has lashed out at “posh boys in Downing Street” for giving Google leeway for its tax arrangements.

Southeastern Railway

"Sh*t service": Commuters furious after 20 Southeastern trains to London cancelled

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Passengers faced delays up to two hours

Southbank treehouse

You can stay for free in a spectacular treehouse by the Thames. Here’s how

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Ever wanted to experience life aloft in a treehouse on the African savannah?

Lab rats

Cameron says Londoners are potential “lab rats” for Corbyn. Are you a potential lab rat?

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

We Londoners are all just lab rats in David Cameron’s eyes

RBS Window, person walks by

RBS set for EIGHTH consecutive year of full-year losses after taking £2.5bn hit to profits

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Royal Bank of Scotland is set to take a £2.5bn hit to its 2015 profits, this will be the bank’s eighth consecutive year of full-year losses.

BACON STREET

Road to riches? Why your street name could be adding thousands to the value of your house

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The name of that bit of road outside your house has a big influence on overall value

Man eating money

The world's most corrupt countries revealed - how corrupt is Britain?

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Denmark named the least corrupt country in the world

Facebook thumbs down laptop computer tech

Facebook to fight against UK tax claw-back

Wed, 27 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Tax battle follows £130m back payment from Google

Robot humanoid

Robot overlords? Pah, it’s the human idiots we should be wary of

Tue, 26 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Humans are the problem, not smart machines, says Oxford professor

Antipode jet

London to New York in 11 minutes? The "Antipode Jet" can make this happen...

Tue, 26 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

It’s not April, you’re no fool, and this is no joke.

Lottery booth

Hundreds of people “have winning £33m lottery ticket”

Tue, 26 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Claims being considered on a “case-by-case” basis

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