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London’s Olympic Park was evacuated this afternoon after an unexploded bomb was found at the park’s International Broadcast Centre. Nearby buildings and a school were evacuated for more than two hours, ITV News reports.
“Ello, ello, ello”, is probably not what the person at the front desk at Great Scotland Yard will utter when you stroll into the lobby, as the former police HQ is set to be turned into a £10,000-a-night five-star hotel.
A Portuguese professor at Imperial College, who is an expert in theoretical physics, has turned his hand away from slamming particles together, to instead slam all aspects of bad British behaviour in a bestselling book.
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There are only three days left until Scotland votes on its independence, and the outcome is more uncertain than ever, while more and more famous faces and commentators weight into the debate in last-ditch attempts to woo swing voters.
London Mayor Boris Johnson is finding no obstacles in his bid to return to Westminster at the 2015 general election. The conservative politician sailed to victory to become Tory candidate for election at Uxbridge and South Ruislip at next year’s general election at the first count of votes, without the need for a second count.
At the end of August, we reported that there was a Tube strike planned for Wednesday 17 September.
Phones 4U has just been “forced” into administration, threatening 6,000 jobs as its 550 stores close today – despite the company having profits of more than £100m.
Phones 4U is shutting down its 550 stores today. It said it has been “forced into administration” as mobile network EE has not renewed its contract with the company.
“Don’t gobblefunk around with words”, the BFG tells Sophie in Roald Dahl’s famous tale of a friendly dream-blowing giant.
The world’s eyes are all trained on Scotland. Will the Scots rise up and put an end to rule from Westminster after more than 300 years? The drama unfolding in Britain has stimulated debate across the world and businesses and institutions have been forced to address what a “yes” vote next week may mean for them.
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It’s the favourite pub chain of students and those people who have a pint with breakfast, and now it’s made a record profit.
Just imagine what it would have been like to be one of Steve Jobs’s children.
London Bridge Station was on lockdown last night after a man sparked a 9/11 anniversary terror alert after telling train staff he had a bomb.
Amazon to open massive new Shoreditch office (with a rooftop tennis court), creating thousands of jobs
Amazon is upping its game in London with a gargantuan new office in Shoreditch.
Do you suffer from overcrowded trains? Is your commute filled with the claustrophobic horror of feeling packed like sardines in a crushed tin box? Well, you are not alone (pun intended).
Oh, you didn’t hear? Apple just launched a load of new stuff.
It sounds like every human’s waking nightmare – working all through the day, and then sleeping overnight in your workplace, before waking up and doing it all over again and never leaving.
The Office for National Statistics has created some graphics showing how foreign-owned businesses contribute to the UK. Take a look:
For the first time in almost three centuries, RBS could be headquartered in London.
David Cameron managed to become that guy on Facebook this morning with an epic status update about Scottish independence.
“Dear iPhone 6 users, welcome to 2012”.
Many small businesses are still feeling the post-recession squeeze, and yet it could be about to get a lot worse.
Today it was revealed the FTSE 100 is to gain its fifth female CEO when Veronique Laury takes over as CEO of DIY retailer Kingfisher.
Apple’s new telephones and watch have now been officially recognised as existing.
Downing Street tried to fly a Saltire flag yesterday but it didn’t go quite to plan.Video:
Will bigger screens stop users migrating to Android?
The total value of Facebook’s shares soared above $202.5bn when Nasdaq closed yesterday.
The government’s chief medical officer has warned that major improvements must be made to support the UK’s growing body of stressed workers.
Today’s the day of the launch of the iPhone 6 or, the day when Apple makes your phone look uncool.
The surge in support for an independent Scotland is causing political turmoil in Westminster. As cross-party support for increased devolved powers to Scotland has been announced with less than two weeks to go until this month’s referendum, all sorts of horror is unfolding for both the No campaign and the government, which many have described as looking increasingly desperate.