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FIFA Sepp Blatter

Shock exit: Sepp Blatter resigns as FIFA president

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 6:09 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

FIFA to elect new president as soon as possible

A wide-shot of many MPs in the House of Commons

MPs' pay set to go up by 10% to £74,000 – and David Cameron now claims he’s powerless to stop it

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 4:20 pm| By Robyn Vinter

The prime minister says he doesn’t want a pay increase but can’t refuse

£3.5m one-bedroom London home

Inside the world's most expensive one-bedroom home... would you pay £3.75m for it?

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:44 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Price of the seven-bedroom Scottish castle where Mary Queen of Scots once lived in? £1.8m.

Supermarket shopping trolley fast

Which supermarket is growing fastest? You’ll be surprised

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:19 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

It’s the one you’d probably least suspect

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver in talks to sell his restaurants… but how rich is he?

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:02 am| By Robyn Vinter

Celebrity chef could hand over majority stake to a private equity firm

Warren Buffett

Why are people forking out millions to have lunch with Warren Buffett?

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:55 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Would you like to have a meal with legendary investor Warren Buffett? That’ll be $1m please (probably more).

Charles Kennedy quote

Charles Kennedy in his own words

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:08 am| By Robyn Vinter

The former Lib Dem leader said it was a privilege to represent his constituency

Charles Kennedy

Tributes roll in to Charles Kennedy who has died, aged 55

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 9:31 am| By Robyn Vinter

Tributes have flooded in to the former Lib Dem leader who died at his home last night

Charles Kennedy

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 8:59 am| By Robyn Vinter

The 55-year-old died at his home in Scotland last night

Cameron dancing hands

How is the government aiming to help young people?

Tue, 2 Jun 2015 0:41 am

If David Cameron’s new all-Tory government delivers on its manifesto pledges, then young people can expect a significant leg-up.

London rail network

June rail strike called off

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 12:37 pm| By Robyn Vinter

The rail strike that was due to happen later this week has been called off.

The Queen, Elizabeth II with The Duke of Edinburgh during a walk at Millennium Square, Birmingham. The Queen was visiting the area as part of her Golden Jubillee tour around Britain.

The Queen’s already worth £300m – does she *really* need a pay rise?

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 11:25 am| By Robyn Vinter

A clever deal means the Queen’s pay went up by a third last year and will never go down

Girl in hot weather

Summer is here! Britain set for heatwave as temperatures to hit 28C

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:46 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Get your barbeque kits out people, Britain is set to have a heatwave this week

Sir Martin Sorrell

How many millions has Sir Martin Sorrell made since 2004? Take a look at this graph

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:13 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We see this every year – WPP Boss Sir Martin Sorrell gets a bumper pay award and a row among shareholders erupts.

prison bars

More tax evaders are going to prison… but they’re serving less time

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 9:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

Chelsea Barracks

The curious case of Hyde Park Barracks scheme… who’s going to build the luxury flats?

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 9:09 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The talk of Hyde Park Barracks being turned into one of London’s hottest luxury flats has been going on for years.

Cameron EU

8 reasons the UK should NOT leave the EU

Mon, 1 Jun 2015 8:32 am| By Robyn Vinter

We asked business leaders what they thought – it was pretty unanimous

FIFA Sepp Blatter

Is FIFA finished? Here are five bigshots who think so

Fri, 29 May 2015 9:46 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

FIFA’s alleged foul has put it at the forefront of arguably the biggest corruption scandal in the history of football.

Gym

Here’s some good news for Pure Gym and LA Fitness customers

Fri, 29 May 2015 9:08 am| By Robyn Vinter

New deal means there could be more locations

Rich money fistpump

Which political party has raked in the most cash in 2015?

Thu, 28 May 2015 4:52 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The Tories not only won this year’s election but also got the highest amount of donations in the first quarter of 2015.

Penguin Pool London Zoo

Five great things to do in London this June

Thu, 28 May 2015 4:32 pm| By Moya Maxwell

From historic festivals to sunset safaris, Londoners can expect a schedule full of energy and excitement this June

London rail network

Rail workers set to hold two strikes in June

Thu, 28 May 2015 3:04 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Rail workers part of the Rail, Marine and Transport (RMT) union have rejected Network Rail’s latest pay offer.

George Galloway

George Galloway is standing for mayor of London

Thu, 28 May 2015 2:15 pm| By Robyn Vinter

The controversial former MP revealed his plan on Twitter

FIFA Sepp Blatter

FIFA in crisis: sponsors get cold feet while UEFA mulls boycotting annual congress

Thu, 28 May 2015 11:03 am| By Harry Cockburn

Top sponsors including Visa, Coca-Cola, Budweiser and Adidas warn on support after corruption arrests

Austerity protect

Dramatic pictures from the recent anti-austerity protests in LondonVideo

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:42 am| By Robyn Vinter

Protesters clashed with police

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed reveals IPO plans – here’s 4 things you might not know about the media company

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:16 am| By Robyn Vinter

It’s more of an upstart than a start-up

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Unions strike action

Government’s trade union reforms to hit Labour funding and diminish strike powers

Thu, 28 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Unions claim Tories “are taking Britain back to the 1920s”

Aldi

Woah! Aldi's brand value beats Tesco's for the first time

Thu, 28 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Supermarket chain Aldi has gained a lot from Tesco’s losses.

Property house flat keys buy rent

Why rent control is not the answer to London's housing problems

Thu, 28 May 2015

Karim Goudiaby, EasyRoommate CEO, on why we need a more liberal housing market for the future

Tony Blair

Tony Blair steps down as Middle East peace envoy

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Will the region actually be better off?

The Queen

Queen's speech 2015 - 6 pivotal things you need to know

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Queen Elizabeth II makes her 62nd speech

The Snapchat icon

Billion-dollar app Snapchat "needs to IPO", says founder Evan Spiegel

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

In March, messaging app Snapchat was valued at a whopping $15bn.

Student protest

Thousands of people are protesting the government as the Queen opens parliament

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Anti-Tory protesters hit the streets again today

Qatar World Cup sponsor

Why is there not one company brave enough to boycott the Qatar World Cup?

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

FIFA needs to be hit the only place it hurts – the wallet

Europe Britain Cameron 350

EU referendum: “yes” vote will be to stay in union

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Voters must choose Yes to remain in EU, No for Brexit

Aer Lingus

Ireland to sell 25% stake in Aer Lingus to British Airways owner

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

But will larger shareholder Ryanair co-operate with deal?

Liz Kendall

Why top Labour donor John Mills is backing Liz Kendall for Labour leadership

Wed, 27 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

What does the Labour Party need to do to appeal to more voters?

City drowning London underwater debt apocalypse

The drowned world: Goldman Sachs warns global economy is sinking under debt

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Creative new policies are required to deal with mounting debt problems, bank warns

Charlie Charlie Challenge

What on earth is the Charlie Charlie Challenge that’s all over social media?

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s half Ouija board, half children’s playground game, and it’s sweeping the internet

Sir Jonathan Ive

Apple has made Jony Ive chief design officer - here are 5 things you didn't know about him

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Apple is the world’s most valuable brand ($145.3bn), we learnt earlier this month.

Cameron construction hi vis hard hat

Cameron to make £12bn Right to Buy scheme central component of Queen's Speech

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Controversial programme will force social landlords to sell property at major discounts

Ryanair

Ryanair profits are up a huge 66% to £614m

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The airline we love to hate has done better than expected – and has ordered new planes

O2

O2 signal loss leaves thousands of customers frustrated

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Thousands of O2 customers were left frustrated today after they lost signal on their phones.

Sasha Williamson 622 466

One to watch: Luminet, the London business growing 41% year-on-year

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Does this London firm have the solution to the productivity puzzle?

Sajid Javid business secretary 350

What Sajid Javid’s appointment means for business in Britain

Tue, 26 May 2015| By Maurits van Rooijen

The London School of Business and Finance chief executive on whether Sajid Javid can break down the walls between workplace and classroom

Lush cosmetics

The best and worst 100 shops 2015: Which squeaky-clean company comes out top?

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

And which nightmare stores are worth avoiding?

Boris in London taxi

Uber row: Company challenges Boris on minicab cap

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Mayor invited to debate minicab cap with Uber boss

Bernie Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone is trying to wriggle out of a £1bn tax bill

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

F1 tycoon is going to court to challenge the bill

Bomb Wembley May 2015

Army to detonate 100lb WW2 bomb found at Wembley

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Luftwaffe bomb cancels Britain’s Got Talent rehearsals

Kent earthquake graph

Earthquake hits Kent - shaking homes, rattling windows & setting off car alarms

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Kent was hit by a 4.3 magnitude earthquake yesterday that shook buildings.

Nationwide - Nationwide to enter SME lending market

Nationwide profits up 54% to £1.04bn and is now second biggest mortgage lender

Fri, 22 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s been a great year for the building society

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