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UKIP leader Nigel Farage

UKIP posters are NOT racist, says British public

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:28 am| By Shruti Tripathi

UKIP’s new posters may have been branded “awful” and “racist” by various MPs but the British public thinks otherwise - the majority of them, anyway.

Co-op bank man

Labour Party to sever ties with Co-op Bank

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:17 am| By Shruti Tripathi

The Labour Party and the beleaguered Co-op Bank are heading for a divorce.

Saving the economy

Economy is growing at fastest rate in SEVEN years

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:06 am| By Shruti Tripathi

If you’re having a dreary Thursday then here’s a bit of exciting economic news to pump you up.

Ireland is fighting back

This one chart shows how Apple is smashing Facebook financially

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:03 am| By Sophie Hobson

Both Apple and Facebook have just announced their results for the first three months of 2014.

Former courthouse in Chelsea converted into £14.5m seven-bedroom luxury home

In pictures: Former courthouse in Chelsea converted into £14.5m seven-bedroom luxury home

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:43 am| By Shruti Tripathi

A former courthouse in Chelsea, where trials for crimes including highway robbery and drunken behaviour were held, has been converted into a £14.5m luxury home.The 18th-century courthouse is located on Chelsea’s Justice Walk and is one of London’s last remaining local courthouses.

Tortoise

Pay £5m to live on this London street - then get the UK’s slowest broadband

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 9:55 am| By Sophie Hobson

There are those who think that living in the big smoke will save them from the burden of the torturously slow broadband that much the UK’s rural community has to deal with.

iPhone 5

Apple sold 20,000 iPhones every hour in Q2 2014, leading to whopping profits

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 9:29 am| By Sophie Hobson

Apple has announced profits of $10.2bn in the three months to 29 March 2014 (the company’s fiscal Q2), on some $45.6bn of revenue.

Nuclear Explosion

These numbers from Facebook’s Q1 results are mind-blowing

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 9:05 am| By Sophie Hobson

Facebook has announced its results for the first three months of 2014, and they are pretty staggering.

Tube strike twitter hashtag

Talks to avert Tube strikes fail, London Underground workers to walk out on 28 April & 5 May

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:19 am| By Shruti Tripathi

The first day of negotiations between RMT and London Underground to avert next week’s Tube strikes have failed.

iPhone 6 pics

Apple iPhone 6 to be launched in 2015 due to battery issues

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:02 am| By Shruti Tripathi

Apple’s iPhone 6 may now be launched in 2015, according to Taiwanese news site Commercial Times.

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Royal Mail postbox

What does your postcode say about you?

Wed, 23 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

It’s the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes and, in honour of that momentous occasion, Royal Mail has done some research into what postcodes say about their residents.

Nigel Farage

Farage slammed for employing German wife despite launching anti-immigration ad campaignVideo

Wed, 23 Apr 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

UKIP leader Nigel Farage launched a £1.5m anti-immigration poster campaign yesterday yet he employs his German wife as secretary.

High borrowing figures hit Osborne's deficit reduction plans

Deficit reduction reaches government target

Wed, 23 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

George Osborne will be having a happy morning after the latest borrowing figures revealed the deficit has hit the government’s target for 2013-14.

Prime

Primark profits up ahead of US launch

Wed, 23 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Profits at high street clothing shop Primark have risen 26% to £298m.

Business Secretary Vince Cable

Cable: stop big bonuses or we will

Wed, 23 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Businesses should stop big bonuses for staff otherwise the government could intervene, Business Secretary Vince Cable has warned.

UKIP poster

"Awful” & "racist": Twitter reactions to new UKIP posters

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

It may be the biggest advertising campaign in UKIP’s history, but the party’s new anti-EU posters have garnered the ire of many.

Renting a house

What is responsible for pushing up rents by 25% in these ordinary London areas?

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Boris bikes are responsible for pushing up rents in areas considered to be property “backwaters”, a London estate agent has discovered.

Computer Security

Why are 20 top British banks about to be hacked?

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Robyn Vinter

British banks’ cyber security is set to be put to the test in a series of simulated hacking attacks.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage

UKIP membership at record high but new “racist” posters criticised

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

UKIP members celebrated the party’s milestone of hitting 36,000 members yesterday.

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline in multi-billion-dollar drug deal with Swiss rival Novartis

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

Drug giants Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are set to enter into a partnership deal to launch a joint venture.

London skyline - City

First-time buyers in London need a lump sum of £70,000 to get on the property ladder

Tue, 22 Apr 2014| By Shruti Tripathi

A whopping £70,000 is what first-time buyers need to own a property in the capital, research from real-estate adviser, JLL, has shown.