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Is the the storm over EU demands for £1.7bn for budget contributions overshadowing a massive surge in UK payments to the EU?
Brian Blessed’s legendary loud voice has been booming out of speakers across London this morning. Why? Because he wants commuters to buy remembrance poppies to mark the Royal British Legion’s London Poppy Day.
Barclays is one of the banks being investigated for allegedly fixing the rates of foreign currency exchange (forex) and manipulating the market.
It’s gone from bad to worse.
A 1970s concrete skatepark in east London has been awarded a Grade II listing.
White House computer networks have reportedly been breached by Russian hackers.
“Payday” couldn’t be further from reality for millions of people who have endured raids on their bank accounts by companies working on behalf of high-interest loan companies in recent months.
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Nick Boles, the Conservative business minister, has become the first among current Tory ministers to argue that government plans to bring down the number of European migrants could deter skilled workers from applying for jobs in the UK.
You all must have heard of Tesco’s “Big Price Drop” by now – its £263m profit overstatement.
The UK is only the 26th most gender-equal country in the world, according to a new index.
Obsession with weather is a famously British trait.
Jack Ma, China’s richest person, is now worth a staggering $19.5bn.
Something is just not translating here.
London is officially the most expensive city in the world for luxury new-build property, according to CBRE.
The iPhone 6 is getting stranger by the day. First, we heard that it bends in pockets, then came the news that it’s
The future of air travel is windowless. 318 years after the British government introduced the window tax, it seems airlines are taking up the baton, as the planes of the future seek marginal gains in efficiency.
Beyoncé has teamed up with retail mogul Sir Philip Green to launch an “athletic street-wear” brand called Parkwood TopShop Athletic.
“I want to be more famous than Persil,” Victoria Beckham declared at the beginning of her career.
What do Thames Water, Heathrow, Harvey Nichols and Canary Wharf have in common? They are all part-owned by China.
One in six UK workers is in a low-paid job – a record number, according to new research from a think tank.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has conducted a “stress test” of 123 European banks, simulating what would happen to them if there was another financial crash.
Update: The security alert is now over and roads have been re-opened
It’s not quite The King’s Speech, but today Her Royal Highness the Queen of England used her own fingers to send a tweet from an exhibition at the Science Museum.
Amazon’s net losses reached almost half a billion dollars over the past three months, making it the worst quarterly loss in the company’s history, the retail giant has revealed.
The UK gave the EU €14.5bn in 2013 (in cash rather than any other kind or benefit), and directly got back €6.3bn.
Admit it Londoners, you’re pretty smug about how the pricetag of your property is a national obsession.
Scotland Yard arrested a Royal Protection Officer yesterday after ammunition was discovered in a building in Buckingham Palace.
Most private sector employees are unlikely to see above-inflation pay rises in 2015, according to a report.
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Believe it or not, there are downsides to an improved economy – something the UK has just found out.
It’s going to be one of London’s largest roof gardens – a space more than 350 metres long full of interlacing garden walkways, mini forests of birch trees and free-standing hammocks. There’s even a fitness deck.
Londoners will soon be able to fly one way to the US for just £99, after an Icelandic airline unveiled a new route.
The illegal drones flying above London... and the chair of the government's drones committee who was “horrified” to discover Google MapsVideo
Drone footage can be breathtaking, capturing aerial views that you just can’t get any other way.
Facebook’s UK corporation tax bill last year? Zero, zip, zilch, nada, compared to its net profit of $1.5bn last year.
They say the bigger they are, the harder they fall - this rings true for Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco today.
Update: Cordons have now been lifted as the owner of the vehicle was found
Just days after he dumped 245 million Tesco shares, Warren Buffett and his investment company Berkshire Hathaway are back in the news. This time it’s hits on his investments in Coca-Cola and IBM that’s making headlines.
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has requested that UKIP Calypso, a song he recorded and also performed at the UKIP party conference, be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
If you’re reading this on the bus/Tube/train, you may want to put that e-cigarette away right now.
Ryan Coetzee, right, leaves a meeting. Photo via Twitter
A whopping £3bn and strict travel policies – that’s what Britain’s beleaguered supermarket Tesco needs for a turnaround.
The Tories have defined themselves as the party dedicated to cutting the deficit, and the words “the long-term economic plan is working” have practically become a mantra for David Cameron and George Osborne.
Infographic: McDonald's - the facts, figures and controversies of the world's biggest fast food brand
More people across the planet are familiar with the so-called “golden arches” of McDonald’s than they are with age-old icons such as the the 2,000 year-old symbol of Christianity - the crucifix - and the furthest you can get away from a McDonald’s in America is a mere 115 miles, and that’s if you wander into the Nevada Desert.
Satya Nadella, the Microsoft chief executive who gained unwelcome notoriety this month after saying that women shouldn’t ask for a pay rise, is himself on a blockbuster pay package worth over $84m, it has emerged.
KPMG has dropped its sponsorship of the London School of Economics (LSE) athletics union (AU) after the university men’s rugby club handed out offensive leaflets during this year’s Freshers’ Fair.
Apple’s “record-breaking” iPhone launch has pushed fourth-quarter earnings to a stonking $8.47bn (£5.24bn).
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Did you hear about the guy who caused a tizzy on Twitter after getting locked inside Waterstones’ Trafalgar Square branch? Well, that story just got better.
Heathrow airport had to cancel 10% of its flights with the 20 biggest carriers because of Hurricane Gonzalo that hit the UK yesterday.
Money has been a key part of our species’ history. With huge markets, money has been responsible for helping humans achieve astonishing feats, as well as driving some of our most shameful episodes.
Luxury clothes retailer Burberry has kicked up a media storm for all the wrong reasons after an animal welfare group slammed the “horrific” conditions animals endure in fur farms used by the company.
Just when you thought UKIP couldn’t get any weirder, this happens.
It’s certainly not what Tim Berners-Lee had in mind when he devised the technology that brought on the dawn of the internet age.
Around 10pm tonight, Britain will be hit by Gonzalo, a hurricane which left Bermuda with a power blackout last week.
Tesco is in for more trouble as investigators are set to reveal this week that the retailer’s £250m accounting mistake was made because of staff “deliberately misleading auditors”.
Almost one in three wealthy Londoners are planning to leave in the next five years, according to a report by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.
Consumer confidence is at its highest in three years, and a recovery in real incomes is set for the turn of the year, says accountancy firm Deloitte.
An energy crisis is on the horizon as the UK is paying more than ever for electricity and gas despite using less.
Ever wanted to spend a night in a bookshop? The bibliophile’s dream actually came true for one tourist after he was locked in Waterstones last night.