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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.


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 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

Unions strike action

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

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:05 am| By Harry Cockburn

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


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

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:01 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

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

Tesco store Cardiff

More trouble for Tesco: Shareholders claim they have a "strong case" against the supermarket

Thu, 28 May 2015 9:17 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The claim is expected to be launched later this year

Met Police

EXCLUSIVE: Over 8,200 racism allegations made against 8,000 Met officers since 2000

Thu, 28 May 2015 8:30 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

How racist is the Metropolitan Police Service?

Property house flat keys buy rent

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

Thu, 28 May 2015 4:39 am

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 3:59 pm| 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 11:56 am| 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 9:47 am| 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 9:45 am| 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 9:33 am| 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 9:10 am| 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 9:00 am| 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 8:53 am| 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 12:21 pm| 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 12:21 pm| 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 11:21 am| 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 10:56 am| By Harry Cockburn

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


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

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:04 am| By Robyn Vinter

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

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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

Best and worst train operators revealed

RMT calls off Bank Holiday rail strike

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Unions considering new pay offer

Potential labour leaders

Leader on probation: Could Labour leadership race include “safety valve”?

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Support grows for new methods of ousting next leader

Philip Clarke

Ex-Tesco boss Philip Clarke was paid £764,000 months after he (sort of) left

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It turns out he didn’t really leave after all

Garden Bridge

These are the supporters of the Garden Bridge

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Yesterday we ran this article reporting on opposition to the Garden Bridge project.

EU flag

Airbus warns Brexit puts investment in UK at risk

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Leaving EU would make Britain less competitive Airbus chief says

Burning cash

Revealed: The UK's 10 biggest banking fines

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

As the world’s five largest banks set to fork out $5.7bn (£3.6bn) in fines

Train Carnage

Travel carnage forecast as train and Tube to be hit by strikes over Bank Holiday

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

One hundred extra buses will be in operation during 48-hour strike

Barclays bank

Barclays hit with £1.53bn penalty - the biggest bank fine in UK history

Thu, 21 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The world’s five largest banks are together set to fork out $5.7bn (£3.6bn) in fines.

Tom Rippin On Purpose

Want a career with a purpose? This might be what you need

Thu, 21 May 2015

Tom Rippin, founder of social enterprise On Purpose, explains

Garden Bridge

What do critics have against the Garden Bridge?

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s not pretty (the bridge is fine, the comments not so much)

Monster housing market graph

3 graphs that show what a monster the housing market is becoming

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s the overgrown creature we’re still feeding and doing nothing to control.

Tristram Hunt

Tristram Hunt will not contest Labour leadership

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The Labour MP instead backs Liz Kendall

Supermarket shopping trolley fast

Which is Britain's worst-performing supermarket chain? (hint: it's not Tesco)

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tesco’s been getting a lot of flak for its performance lately. But turns out, it’s not the worst-performing grocer of the “big four” supermarkets.

Shout megaphone

Businesses need to shout about the benefits of the EU, says CBI

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Firms urged to “speak out early”

Marks and Spencer Marc Bolland

Marks and Spencer reports first profit rise in four years

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Marks and Spencer has reported its first rise in profit for four years, with underlying profit before tax up 6.1% to £661.2m.

John Mills

Top Labour donor John Mills: Labour came across as anti-business

Wed, 20 May 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The Labour Party needs to provide “reasonably business-friendly policies”, says Mills

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