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In honour of National Poetry Day, the LondonlovesBusiness.com team have responded in the only sensible way, and done the news of the day in rhyming couplets.
There were the tax cuts - then there all of these pledges on corporation tax, human rights and the NHS
For the better half of the last decade, Wonga was widely tipped as the UK’s hottest company.
Unfortunately there’s no ‘undo’ function in life to make errors un-happen. A trader in Tokyo probably wishes there was though, after making a mistake so vast that it caused £381bn share orders to be cancelled – a figure larger than Sweden’s entire economy.
The glorious reign of the red telephone box is at an end. We no longer depend on the ubiquity of the iconic payphones now that mobile and internet technologies have delivered us the smartphone.
I am so proud to stand here today as Prime Minister of four nations in one United Kingdom. I was always clear about why we called that referendum. Duck the fight – and our union could have been taken apart bit by bit. Take it on – and we had the chance to settle the question. This Party has always confronted the big issues for the sake of our country. And now…England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland…we are one people in one union and everyone here can be proud of that. And we can ...
Oops. Bet William Hague wished he hadn’t called Arron Banks a nobody now.
Richard Branson has never been afraid of a challenge.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been tweeting praise about Tory MPs who have defected to UKIP.
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And this is how Twitter reacted to his speech
The new messaging app has some interesting features…
Songbird Estates, the developer behind the Canary Wharf financial district, has sold off one of its iconic buildings for £152.5m
A record 1.2 million people are on the National Minimum Wage, which rises today – twice as many as were on the lowest legal pay rate in 1999, when National Minimum Wage was introduced.
Caterpillars bristling with thousands of toxic hairs are increasingly making London their home, despite serious efforts to control them.
A millionaire Tory donor who has given quarter of a million pounds to the Conservative party since 2010, this morning announced he is defecting to UKIP.
Our GDP figures just got a £10bn boost by including prostitution and illegal drugs for the first time
A change to the way in which GDP is calculated now includes figures for prostitution and illicit drugs. The changes, which bring the GDP measure in line with European standards, show that the country’s GDP following the economic crisis was not as low as previously calculated.
Last week we told you how Apple got royally stewed after $23bn was wiped off its value.
Every year Forbes reveals the US’s most affluent citizens, who each have incomprehensibly vast sums of money.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is that 30-year-old over-achiever who makes everyone go “what the zuck”.
A speech in the Tory party conference made the PM cry yesterday – an unusual display of emotion from our usually indifferent-looking leader.
A troubling new report suggests that take-home pay in real terms will remain behind pre-crisis levels until 2017, meaning households are facing a “lost decade” of real wage growth.
Aldi’s annual results, which were released today, show a huge rise in middle class shoppers switching to the store.
If you’re a Tory planning to join UKIP then you “must be utterly nuts”. No, we’re not saying that, London Mayor Boris Johnson is.
Among the sexting scandals and defections to UKIP, the Tory party struggled to get its voice heard this weekend.
From the Queen to George Clooney’s wife Amal Alamuddin to Boris’ executive assistant – women from all walks of life have made it to GQ’s list of the 100 most connected women in Britain.
Putney Bridge has re-opened this morning after undergoing a significant repair operation to protect the Victorian structure from water penetration.
Draw a roster of PMs, politicians or just, people we love to hate and Tony Blair is definitely makes that list.
It tracks your every move, sells your data and manipulates what you see. But Facebook is about to get a whole lot creepier with its plan to develop a fleet of giant drones.