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Zac Goldsmith: Garden Bridge worth the money as thousands will get engaged there every year

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:13 am| By Harry Cockburn

Romantic mayoral candidate explains why he supports the Garden Bridge

Hyde Park parking space

Parking mad! Check out the five London parking spaces sold for OVER £200,000

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:11 am| By LLB Reporter

Cash-rich and time-poor Londoners haven’t shied away from spending thousands of pounds on parking spaces in the capital.

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Google boss Sundar Pichai is the highest-paid CEO in the US. You won’t believe what he’s earned since October

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:21 am| By LLB Reporter

He’s earned more than the next highest-paid CEO in just four months

Tube strike gate locked

Hundreds of London Underground workers set to go on strike on Friday

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:26 am| By LLB Reporter

Over 500 track patrol staff will go on a 24-hour strike from 6:30am on Friday.

Uber taxi

We bet you didn't know these 12 crazy things about Uber

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:11 am

Did you know that Uber has completed 20,000,000 rides in London, the equivalent to 194 trips to the moon and back?

Train ticket

Train ticket sales rise to £9.4bn

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 9:08 am| By LLB Reporter

London has risen the most

Lex Deak

He's 33. Raised £25m for 23 companies. Won investment on Dragons' Den. Meet Lex Deak

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 8:54 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The serial London entrepreneur you’ve never heard of

Fraud glove wallet card security cyber

Prison for £73m fraudster who was definitely not the Pope’s banker

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:55 am| By Robyn Vinter

Conman took millions from Dutch firm and left a massive hotel bill unpaid

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Where has business confidence gone? It’s at a three-year low

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:38 am| By Robyn Vinter

Here are businesses’ biggest fears

Chris Grayling

Five MPs are being investigated by police for expenses fraud

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:07 am| By Robyn Vinter

Chris Grayling is trying to stop us finding out who they are

Bus explosion

Lambeth Bridge bus explosion stunt branded “insensitive” by 7/7 victim’s fatherVideo

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:06 am| By Harry Cockburn

Huge explosion was for Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan film

10ft wide house

Nothing to see here – just a 10ft-wide house on the market for £800,000

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:38 am| By Robyn Vinter

Someone walled up the gap between two houses and put it on the market, as you do in London

Boris with bikes

Boris pushes ahead with plans for THREE new cycle superhighways in London

Mon, 8 Feb 2016 10:29 am| By Harry Cockburn

Boris targets cycle infrastructure overhaul before departure from City Hall

Tube driver could become a thing of the past

Saturday Tube strike cancelled

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 2:45 pm| By Harry Cockburn

This weekend’s Tube strike is now off, RMT says

Illustration business coins stack money

Bankers’ bonuses are bigger than last year’s, but majority say it is not enough money

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:12 am| By Harry Cockburn

Bankers are set to get considerably larger bonuses this year than they received last year, but they are still not satisfied.

Waterstones books shelves

London's top literary destinations

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:38 am| By LLB Reporter

If you like reading and London, this is the guide for you

Tube strike piixxo

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s Tube Strike

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:38 am| By Harry Cockburn

The official guidance for those wishing to get around London on the weekend

Met Police

BREAKING: Victoria Station evacuated after the discovery of an unexploded bomb

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:18 am| By Robyn Vinter

Builders make WWII bomb discovery

Tube closed

Fresh wave of SEVEN Tube Strikes to hit London as RMT union hits out at “basic safety issues”

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 9:57 am| By Harry Cockburn

RMT cites “anarchy and uncertainty” among members over “lethal” changes to track access

Tom Brake

If you commute in London you won’t be able to help but agree with this Lib Dem MP

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 3:20 pm| By LLB Reporter

He’s wants to put an end to the “soul destroying struggle” aspect of commuting

easyFoodstore

London’s 25p store has already closed. Here’s why

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00 pm| By LLB Reporter

Sir Stelios’s project grinds to a halt

Business illustration magnet

6 awesome tips for attracting investment to your company

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:41 am| By James Hind

Serial start-up founder James Hind gives his top tips

Matt le Blanc

Matt Le Blanc to join Chris Evans as new face of Top Gear

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:34 am| By Harry Cockburn

Joey from Friends to front BBC’s flagship automobile programme

Boris Johnson goes to a cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson to support Cameron’s pro-EU campaign after eleventh-hour deal

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:41 am| By Harry Cockburn

Cameron reportedly promises Johnson “major cabinet job”, after mayor steps down from City Hall

The Facebook logo reflected in the eyes of a man. Who will Facebook acquire next?

You’re only 3.57 connections away from anyone on Facebook apparently

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:30 am| By Robyn Vinter

The average pair of Facebook users are closer than you might think

House Prices monopoly

House prices soar to £500,000 in more than half of London areas

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 9:14 am| By Harry Cockburn

London is “another country”, as house prices surge ever upwards

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Night Tube is go! RMT recommends members accept pay deal

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

After being held at a red signal for so long, the Night Tube could be about to roar into life

House prices on a pile of prices money

An entire generation is “priced out” of the housing market

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

New mayor needs to help young people

Canary wharf river bend

Boris: London needs eight more Canary Wharfs by 2036

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

London is growing at a rapid rate

Cycling in London parliament

Cyclists set to outnumber car drivers in London, says TfL

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The number of cyclists using central London roads will soon overtake the number of car drivers, according to Transport for London.

Diversity

Frances Dickens: Should “pale males” be driving boardroom gender diversity?

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Frances Dickens

It’s time to lead by example, says Astus CEO Frances Dickens

Happy bus people

The happiest and least happy London boroughs will definitely surprise you

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Take a look at the full list and see how your borough ranks

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Broadband down: Millions suffer internet outage as BT broadband collapses

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Worst network failure in years hits BT customers

BP oil 1989

BP suffers severe $2.2bn loss as oil prices languish at 12-year low

Tue, 2 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

BP is haemorrhaging money and workers, as rock-bottom crude oil prices have hit revenues hard.

Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s is trying to buy Argos for £1.3bn - here's why

Tue, 2 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

The deal will depend on the outcome of another sale

Creativity creative business

4 ways the creativity gap is harming UK businesses

Tue, 2 Feb 2016| By Gi Fernando

For a lot of businesses, the “skills shortage” is a myth, says Gi Fernando

David Cameron and Jean Claude Juncker President of the European Commission

EU referendum as early as June after Cameron wins “red card” deal to block EU laws

Tue, 2 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Critics slam renegotiation as “choreographed charade”

Tube strike piixxo

Tube strikes to hit London this weekend in row over ticket office closures

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

First Tube Strike of 2016 is bearing down on the capital

Tube stress

Londoners lost 300,000 items on the Tube last year

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Drum kits, cash, and 150 phones a day were handed in over 2015

Graduates in the trees

Black workers suffer average pay gap of 23%

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Pay gap worsens as educational attainment increases

Tube Westminster Parliament Underground Strike Big Ben London

Westminster Tube station evacuated over “security alert”

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Police and ambulance called to the scene

Tim Peake astronaut spacewalk

Astronaut Tim Peake has taken this amazing picture of London from space

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

It’s London, but not as you’ve seen it before

Sad unhappy child phone

Are higher phone bills on the way? Yes, if the Three/O2 merger goes ahead

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Ofcom outlines its reasons why the deal shouldn’t go ahead

Windy London

Storm Gertrude set to strike London

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Are we set for a blustery battering? Here’s the low down

Pod trains Heathrow

Self-driving cars to hit the streets of Greenwich by summer 2016

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Look out! Autonomous cars about

Happy trader

How did a broker make £125m in just two months?

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Falling oil prices are not bad news for everyone

James Murdoch

Guess who’s back? James Murdoch to return to Sky as chairman

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

In 2012 Rupert Murdoch’s son James stepped down as chairman of Sky [then BskyB] amid the phone hacking scandal, saying his role “could become a lightning rod for BSkyB”.

C2C train

Crush on London C2C train so severe businessmen “wet themselves”

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Rumours of staff walkout as shortage of drivers and smaller trains blamed for late night travel pandemonium

Barclays bank

Barclays hit by £1bn lawsuit, here's what you need to know about it

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Dealmaker Amanda Staveley’s firm PCP Capital Partners is suing Barclays for a whopping £1bn over its emergency fundraising in 2008.

Airbnb cool place

6 epic Airbnb destinations

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

You would not believe some of the places you can stay

Osborne hey

Why has George Osborne delayed Lloyds Bank share sale?

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

UK Chancellor George Osborne has postponed the sale of the government’s final stake in Lloyds Banking Group.

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