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DLR workers set to vote on strike action over pay disputes

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:18 am

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

Cameron electioneering

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

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:07 am| 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 11:04 am| 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 9:48 am| 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 9:28 am| 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 11:06 am| 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 11:03 am| By Harry Cockburn

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

Ed Miliband happy red

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

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:10 am| 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 10:03 am| 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 9:42 am

What else does Qatar own in Britain?

Powerful man

The top 10 most influential people in the City

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:43 am| 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 11:21 am| 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 9:59 am| 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 9:02 am| 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 0:01 am| By Rebecca Hobson

It just got a new global chief product officer too

Stock market crash down graph trading shares

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

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:03 pm| By Harry Cockburn

US wants to extradite Navinder Singh Sarao for share price manipulation

Ed Miliband normo

The hilarious Twitter account making Ed Miliband look cool

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:38 am| 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 11:26 am| 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 11:05 am| 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 9:44 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Tesco cardiff

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

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 9:19 am| 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 1:19 am| 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 11:39 am| 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 11:16 am| 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 11:08 am

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 9:39 am| By Harry Cockburn

Consumer magazine hits out at “confusing” price structures

Tesco bag

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

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 9:30 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Building collapse Holborn 1

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

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 8:50 am| By Harry Cockburn

Six storey building gave way without warning

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Tube chaos: severe delays on Central Line due to derailed engineers' train

Tue, 21 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Not a terrific Tuesday morning for Londoners travelling on the Central Line as a derailed engineering train caused severe delays.

Ghost station 1

Ghost train station discovered by Thameslink engineers in south London

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Southwark Park Station closed 100 years ago

Mansion millionaires row bishops avenue tax

Miliband’s mansion tax misery: 120,000 will have to revalue homes

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Latest research indicates British homeowners could spend £110m on revaluations

London's Black Cabs

There is going to be a taxi protest in London on 21 April - here's why

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Taxi drivers in the capital are set to protest on Oxford Street from 2pm tomorrow.

Ballot box vote voting election

Register to vote by midnight tonight! 7.5 million eligible voters remain unregistered

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Don’t miss out. Registration deadline is midnight on 20 April

Polling station

Infographic: Here's what could happen after polling day

Mon, 20 Apr 2015

7 May: Finishing post or starting line?

Cameron Stop No

Labour-SNP government “a very frightening prospect”, says Cameron

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The SNP are coming to “break up our country”, warns PM

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley

Billionaire Mike Ashley stumps up £200m for luxury development in London

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley has invested £200m in developing a £900m luxury home development in Chelsea.

Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett: “Anti-immigration rhetoric empowers people to abuse immigrants”

Mon, 20 Apr 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The Green Party leader on her party’s rise in popularity

Forest Maine US

Apple is buying and conserving 36,000 acres of forest

Fri, 17 Apr 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Purchase welcomed by conservationists

Job vacancies employment

Boom! Unemployment at a 6-year low

Fri, 17 Apr 2015| 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| 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| 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| 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| 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

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| 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| 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| 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| 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| 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| 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| 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

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| 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| 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| 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| By Harry Cockburn

Company could face fines and restructuring in Europe

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