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The hegemony of hedge fund executives seems to be sliding as their pay packets have halved in a year. But don’t feel too sorry for them, their average salary is still almost 25 times more than Britain’s average salary of £26,500.
Today’s Tube strike has definitely spoilt that TGI Friday feeling for Londoners. Not to mention the Friday before the much-awaited Bank holiday weekend starts.
The Co-operative Bank made a £75.8m loss in the first six months of this year.
Conflict in other parts of the world is affecting the UK in more ways than you might think.
London SMEs are wasting a whopping £37m a year on unwanted landlines, a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and communications provider Relish has found.
The first rule when going undercover is to make sure you’ve got your cover name and your back story well logged in your memory. Only after that can you go swanning about tricking people into divulging their secrets.
It’s GCSE results day, that special time of the year where thousands of young people have their hard-earned academic achievements belittled by those who took their exams 20 years ago and have no idea what current exam papers look like.
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With party-conference season around the corner, all political parties are polishing their manifestos to get your vote.
Five-year-old Uber is undoubtedly one of the hottest tech companies around at the moment, with its $18bn valuation, its investment growth rate of 6,000% in five years, its 60-country market, and its high-profile spats with rivals.
Londoners, get set for travel mayhem as the weekend approaches as yes, another Tube strike looms in the near distance.
Do Londoners really have a love/hate relationship with the Tube, or is it just love? Despite a propensity to whinge about the subterranean train service, inhabitants of the capital are prepared to cough up serious dosh for a house near the Tube.
If you’re struggling for work and someone tells you that you need to “be more pro-active”, it’s likely to cause more rage than it is inspiration. But there is some element of truth in the advice (no matter how frustrating it may be to receive it).
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London may be top of the tree when it comes to the property market, business and tourism, but the capital is among the “least liveable” cities in Europe, according to new research.
Scotland’s Yes campaign is suffering as the war over currency rages on. First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond wants to continue using the pound should Scots vote for independence next month, but the English do not want to share the pound with an independent Scotland, a new poll has shown.
Airlines have been alerted that an Icelandic volcano may be on the brink of an eruption that could affect air travel. Meteorologists have warned that “ongoing magma movement” could also potentially lead to flooding or gas emissions at the Bardarbunga volcano.
Battersea Power Station is being torn down. The iconic art-deco structure with its four colossal chimneys has dominated the skyline of west London for almost a century, but its reign is coming to an end, albeit temporarily.
The annual rate of UK inflation dropped more than expected in July, thanks to fall in clothing and footwear prices.
Season tickets for rail passengers are set to go up by hundreds of pounds in January as fares are set to rise by an average of 3.5%. Some fares will see rises of 5.5%, adding up to £300 on some of the most expensive routes.
Sir Elton John has dashed Nigel Farage’s hopes of the legendary musician joining UKIP.
UKIP’s representatives sure know how to grab the media lime-light. Over the past month alone, MEPs have been scoring copious column inches, from giving “Hitler speech advice”, to coming out in support of a re-introduction of the death penalty.
The taxpayer has been handed a £224m bill after Home Secretary Theresa May cancelled a contract awarded to American defence company Raytheon for providing an electronic borders programme.
Cherie Blair is earning a whopping £1,000 an hour from the Kazakh government – which her husband, former PM Tony Blair, advises.
Julian Assange has this morning (Monday) announced that he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London “soon”, having spent two years inside the building in Knightsbridge.
London has been named as the most influential city in the world by Forbes – but how did we get the title?
FTSE 100 CEOs are typically earning 143 times more than the average worker in their companies, according to new research.