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Seven District Line drivers refused to drive Tubes today - here's why

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:05 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Seven Tube drivers refused to take out trains and were subsequently sent home today.

Drugs of all kinds

Politicians and drugs: Who’s done what? Does it matter?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:03 pm| By Harry Cockburn

From Andy Burnham to Barack Obama, a significant proportion of politicians have admitted to dabbling with drugs

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Here’s what everyone had to say about the latest GDP figures

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:32 am| By Robyn Vinter

The UK’s GDP rose 0.7% in the second quarter of 2015, up from 0.4% in the first quarter

Tesco bans Ribena and Capri Sun

"Shame on you" - Tesco bans Ribena and Capri-Sun, Twitter erupts in disappointment

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:29 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tesco is to stop selling sugary drinks in a bid to prevent childhood obesity.

a person walking past a job centre plus

Are these the REAL unemployment figures? If so, they’re startling

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:01 am| By Robyn Vinter

We thought more men than women are unemployed – but it could be the other way round

Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler

Mayor apologises after being caught giving his wife a “backie” on his bike

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:58 am| By Harry Cockburn

Johnson said he was carrying his wife to a main road to catch a taxi

Lord Sewel

Lord Sewel quits House of Lords after sex & drug claims. Here's his resignation letter in full

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 9:57 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

“I want to apologise for the pain and embarrassment I have caused,” he wrote.

Jaguar Land Rover

From Jaguar Land Rover to Queens Park Rangers FC - how much of Britain do Indians own?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 9:23 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Take a look at British assets owned by bollygarchs

Dirty money

Cameron: UK property will not be a “safe haven for corrupt money”

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 9:16 am| By Robyn Vinter

Property bought with “plundered and laundered” foreign money will be revealed

Jeremy Corbyn 4

Corbyn could face coup if elected Labour leader

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:05 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Senior MPs are plotting to oust Corbyn before 2020 election if he wins leadership

The Financial Times

First it sold the Financial Times, now Pearson is selling the Economist

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:52 am| By Robyn Vinter

Publisher looking to offload its 50% stake in the magazine

Lord Sewel

Lord Sewel scandal: 69-year-old peer rages at Cameron, Blair, and Corbyn while wearing prostitute’s bra

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:44 am| By Harry Cockburn

Peer resigns position as deputy speaker over cocaine and sex party allegations

London Underground Tube 1970s

Did a serial killer push 18 people to their deaths on the Tube in the 1970s?

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:23 am| By Robyn Vinter

Scotland Yard covered up killer’s confession, a former detective claims

Golden Ferrari

Kensington crackdown on supercar cacophony

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:34 am| By Harry Cockburn

Kensington and Chelsea council moves to clampdown on noisy vehicles

Smiler ride Alton Towers

Alton Towers profits set to halve to £40m after ride crash

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:04 am| By Robyn Vinter

Company issues profit warning

Scotland Yard HQ

Indian billionaire Yusuffali Kader snaps up Great Scotland Yard for £110m

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 9:35 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The building is to become a £10,000-a-night luxury hotel

Jeremy Corbyn eyes victory

Poll: 73% of Labour's grassroots supporters back Corbyn  

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 4:44 pm| By Rebecca Hobson

Nearly three quarters of Labourlist.org readers back Jeremy Corbyn for leader, it has emerged.

Pregnant work

Tens of thousands of mothers forced out of work in UK

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:57 am| By Harry Cockburn

Workforce discrimination remains a major problem for British business

Amazon logo building

Amazon shares jump after surprise 18% profit surge

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:36 am| By Harry Cockburn

Bezos’ business beating forecasts

Tower Bridge jump kid

Watch this dumb kid nearly die jumping off Tower BridgeVideo

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:26 am| By Robyn Vinter

Did no-one tell him there is sewage in that water?

Rain in London

Batten down the hatches London: Storms set to strike today

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:15 am| By Harry Cockburn

Storms due to batter London on Friday

Car - Workers may ditch company cars for their own vehicle

Here’s why Brits have the world's most powerful driving licence

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:06 am| By Robyn Vinter

(OK, we’re tied with France at the no. 1 spot)

Fraud glove wallet card security cyber

Foiled again: prevent contactless card fraud by foil-lining your wallet, says Which?

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:46 am| By Harry Cockburn

Investigation by Which? exposes fraudulent techniques for lifting card information

Barack Obama

Obama: UK exit of EU would diminish Britain’s global influence

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 9:49 am| By Harry Cockburn

US President Barack Obama has warned that Britain would lose global influence if it left the European Union.

Barcode collapsing

Why the product is no longer the star in business growth

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 9:21 am| By Dylan Stuart

Businesses need to focus on experience innovation says Dylan Stuart


Ladbrokes and Coral merger will create UK’s biggest bookies

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 9:13 am| By Robyn Vinter

Bookmakers plan to merge to make £2.3bn company

The Financial Times

Financial Times sold for just £844m to Japan’s Nikkei

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 5:05 pm| By Harry Cockburn

The Financial Times has been sold to Japanese media company Nikkei for £844m, it has been confirmed.

Stirling Shard

London's tallest skyscrapers: how do they measure up?

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:00 pm| By Harry Cockburn

We take a look…

Bike Crash lorry

Mayoral candidates: Ban rush-hour trucks “building yuppie flats for Russian oligarchs”

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:28 am| By Harry Cockburn

EXCLUSIVE: As cycle injuries rise, Labour’s Christian Wolmar and the Conservatives’ Zac Goldsmith call for new HGV restrictions

The Financial Times

Pearson in “advanced” talks to flog Financial Times to a global digital news company

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:24 am| By Robyn Vinter

The newspaper could be sold imminently

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Car Speeding

Hit-and-run rising: Thousands of pedestrians and cyclists being injured each year

Thu, 23 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Figures from Mayor’s office reveal growing number of injuries and deaths

Flood sign Worcester

London’s economy is at risk… from extreme weather

Thu, 23 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

And businesses haven’t planned for it

Liz Kendall

Liz Kendall refuses to quit Labour leadership contest

Thu, 23 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Kendall could defeat Corbyn – by dropping out

Moneybags Burnham

Labour candidate donations revealed: Burnham's £132,000 vs Corbyn's £0

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The Labour Party leadership candidate with the least cash is the most popular

iPhone 6

Over $66bn wiped off Apple shares - are we bored of the iPhone?

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Apple lost over $66bn of its value after figures showed that the tech giant sold fewer iPhones than expected.

Primrose Hill garden sold for £1.2m

Not so garden-variety: A London garden has just been sold for £1.2m

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

This news story is not so garden-variety

Tony Blair Tony Tony Tony

Blair: “If your heart is with Corbyn, then get a transplant”

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Former Labour leader lashes out at shift left, but warns Tories are “getting cocky”

Boris Johnson doing infrastructure

Boris pushing for greater devolved powers for London

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Mayor working with councils on list of demands for London

Jeremy Corbyn eyes victory 367

Labour in meltdown as Corbyn takes "disastrous" 17-point lead

Wed, 22 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

“Anyone but Corbyn” plead senior party members

Student protest

Poorest students’ debt will hit £53,000 after maintenance grant abolition, says IFS

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Government to scrap grants in cost-cutting drive

RMT Tube strike

Tube strike talks called off over safety concerns

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Rebecca Hobson

RMT accuses London Underground of breaching safety regulations

Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham misery

Five years' hard Labour: If the party isn’t standing up for wealth re-distribution then what is it for?

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Did you see that ludicrous display last night, our senior reporter asks

Accounting calculator books

Here’s all you need to know about the huge Toshiba financial scandal

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s all gone wrong for the Japanese multinational

The Financial Times

The Financial Times could be sold for a whopping £1bn

Tue, 21 Jul 2015

Pearson PLC, the parent company of the 127-year-old newspaper the Financial Times, is mulling a sale of the business broadsheet.

Harriet Harman

Opposition in shreds: Labour criticised for split in crucial welfare voteVideo

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The Labour Party has ripped itself in two

Affair cheat adultery

Millions of people could be about to find out their partner cheated thanks to a massive data theft

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Are you feeling a bit hot under the collar after this revelation?

Ivan Massow wheres your head at

"Can I come and live with you?” - Ivan Massow releases peculiar mayoral campaign videoVideo

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Massow wants to spend one night living with Londoners


Want the cheapest fresh meat? Head to Harrods

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

High-end retailer is CHEAPER than Tesco for some meat

National Gallery

Strike action at National Gallery this week will limit public access

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Unions are protesting the privatisation of the gallery’s workforce

Kensington Palace Gardens

Average house price in Kensington and Chelsea DROPS by more than £178,000

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The wealthy borough recorded a decline of 7.2% in house prices in July

Ikea store

Ikea will become first national retailer to pay above new living wage

Mon, 20 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Home furnishings retailer Ikea is set to pay its entire UK staff more than the national living wage when the new rate of pay comes into operation next year.

Tube crowd escalators

Londoners spend a year of their lives on the Tube - and other facts

Mon, 20 Jul 2015

South Londoners have the shortest commute (despite how it feels)

Deep Dream

We put these politicians through Google’s Deep Dream. Don’t look unless you want nightmares

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The software has brought out some interesting features

Tim Farron

9 things you didn’t know about new Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The new Lib Dem leader isn’t too well-known outside Westminster. Here are nine of the most interesting facts about the MP.

Kensington Palace Gardens

Property rich list: take a look at Britain’s most expensive streets

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The average value of homes on Thornwood Gardens in London is a staggering £8.7m. And this street came last on the list of Britain’s top 20 most expensive streets.

Proms Albert Hall

Five great things to do in July

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Moya Maxwell

PROMS ALERT! Festival of Love, and Coral reefs in London?

Bank of England governor Mark Carney

Mark Carney “is trying to harm the UK”, says ex-senior BoE member

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Hold on to your mortgages – interest rates are going up

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