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Do Londoners really have a love/hate relationship with the Tube, or is it just love? Despite a propensity to whinge about the subterranean train service, inhabitants of the capital are prepared to cough up serious dosh for a house near the Tube.
If you’re struggling for work and someone tells you that you need to “be more pro-active”, it’s likely to cause more rage than it is inspiration. But there is some element of truth in the advice (no matter how frustrating it may be to receive it).
Yesterday, this happened.
London may be top of the tree when it comes to the property market, business and tourism, but the capital is among the “least liveable” cities in Europe, according to new research.
Scotland’s Yes campaign is suffering as the war over currency rages on. First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond wants to continue using the pound should Scots vote for independence next month, but the English do not want to share the pound with an independent Scotland, a new poll has shown.
Airlines have been alerted that an Icelandic volcano may be on the brink of an eruption that could affect air travel. Meteorologists have warned that “ongoing magma movement” could also potentially lead to flooding or gas emissions at the Bardarbunga volcano.
Battersea Power Station is being torn down. The iconic art-deco structure with its four colossal chimneys has dominated the skyline of west London for almost a century, but its reign is coming to an end, albeit temporarily.
The annual rate of UK inflation dropped more than expected in July, thanks to fall in clothing and footwear prices.
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Season tickets for rail passengers are set to go up by hundreds of pounds in January as fares are set to rise by an average of 3.5%. Some fares will see rises of 5.5%, adding up to £300 on some of the most expensive routes.
Sir Elton John has dashed Nigel Farage’s hopes of the legendary musician joining UKIP.
UKIP’s representatives sure know how to grab the media lime-light. Over the past month alone, MEPs have been scoring copious column inches, from giving “Hitler speech advice”, to coming out in support of a re-introduction of the death penalty.
The taxpayer has been handed a £224m bill after Home Secretary Theresa May cancelled a contract awarded to American defence company Raytheon for providing an electronic borders programme.
Cherie Blair is earning a whopping £1,000 an hour from the Kazakh government – which her husband, former PM Tony Blair, advises.
Julian Assange has this morning (Monday) announced that he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London “soon”, having spent two years inside the building in Knightsbridge.
London has been named as the most influential city in the world by Forbes – but how did we get the title?
FTSE 100 CEOs are typically earning 143 times more than the average worker in their companies, according to new research.
Coca-Cola has forked out $2.15bn (£1.29bn) for a 16.7% stake in energy drink company Monster.
The economy recorded some strong growth in the second quarter of this year – in fact, we had the fastest GDP growth in six years.
From drunk-dialling your ex to not waking up in your own bed, there are a lot of regrettable things we do when we’ve had a few too many drinks.
You’ve been on hold for 35 minutes and all you want to do is change your address. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there.
A stonking $200,000 ($118,000) – that’s the price of one share of Warren Buffett’s investment company Berkshire Hathaway
As India celebrates its 68th Independence Day, we take a look at Indians who made it big in London
Fancy flinging yourself into the Thames for a bracing dip? Course you do. Well, now that beautiful dream is edging closer to becoming reality.
Not happy with your A-level results? No sweat, you’re in good company.
The volume of items sold in British supermarkets is currently enduring its steepest decline since the end of the second world war, analysts have said.
Is your cocaine fair-trade? It sounds like some sort of hipster joke, but drug dealers on the internet are now offering their customers “fair-trade” Bolivian cocaine, and opium from non-violent producers rather than cartels, in a bid to win business from conscientious users.
It was all looking so peachy for Uber, with its $18bn valuation and its rampant acceleration towards world domination. (The taxi-booking app is now in around 60 markets worldwide is growing aggressively.)
We all knew it had to happen sooner or later.