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London faces a major problem that hardly anyone is talking about.
Seriously - they’re horrid
Is the the storm over EU demands for £1.7bn for budget contributions overshadowing a massive surge in UK payments to the EU?
London’s population is set to grow by two million people by the early 2030s, to 10 million.
Barclays is one of the banks being investigated for allegedly fixing the rates of foreign currency exchange (forex) and manipulating the market.
It’s gone from bad to worse.
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“Payday” couldn’t be further from reality for millions of people who have endured raids on their bank accounts by companies working on behalf of high-interest loan companies in recent months.
Source: Sarah Nadif
Nick Boles, the Conservative business minister, has become the first among current Tory ministers to argue that government plans to bring down the number of European migrants could deter skilled workers from applying for jobs in the UK.
The UK is only the 26th most gender-equal country in the world, according to a new index.
Jack Ma, China’s richest person, is now worth a staggering $19.5bn.
Something is just not translating here.
London is officially the most expensive city in the world for luxury new-build property, according to CBRE.
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“I want to be more famous than Persil,” Victoria Beckham declared at the beginning of her career.
What do Thames Water, Heathrow, Harvey Nichols and Canary Wharf have in common? They are all part-owned by China.
One in six UK workers is in a low-paid job – a record number, according to new research from a think tank.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has conducted a “stress test” of 123 European banks, simulating what would happen to them if there was another financial crash.
Amazon’s net losses reached almost half a billion dollars over the past three months, making it the worst quarterly loss in the company’s history, the retail giant has revealed.
The UK gave the EU €14.5bn in 2013 (in cash rather than any other kind or benefit), and directly got back €6.3bn.
Scotland Yard arrested a Royal Protection Officer yesterday after ammunition was discovered in a building in Buckingham Palace.
Most private sector employees are unlikely to see above-inflation pay rises in 2015, according to a report.
Believe it or not, there are downsides to an improved economy – something the UK has just found out.
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Facebook’s UK corporation tax bill last year? Zero, zip, zilch, nada, compared to its net profit of $1.5bn last year.
They say the bigger they are, the harder they fall - this rings true for Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco today.
Update: Cordons have now been lifted as the owner of the vehicle was found
Just days after he dumped 245 million Tesco shares, Warren Buffett and his investment company Berkshire Hathaway are back in the news. This time it’s hits on his investments in Coca-Cola and IBM that’s making headlines.
Ryan Coetzee, right, leaves a meeting. Photo via Twitter
A whopping £3bn and strict travel policies – that’s what Britain’s beleaguered supermarket Tesco needs for a turnaround.
The Tories have defined themselves as the party dedicated to cutting the deficit, and the words “the long-term economic plan is working” have practically become a mantra for David Cameron and George Osborne.
Satya Nadella, the Microsoft chief executive who gained unwelcome notoriety this month after saying that women shouldn’t ask for a pay rise, is himself on a blockbuster pay package worth over $84m, it has emerged.
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Around 10pm tonight, Britain will be hit by Gonzalo, a hurricane which left Bermuda with a power blackout last week.
Almost one in three wealthy Londoners are planning to leave in the next five years, according to a report by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.
Consumer confidence is at its highest in three years, and a recovery in real incomes is set for the turn of the year, says accountancy firm Deloitte.
Waterstones is nailing it on the social media, PR and customer services fronts
An energy crisis is on the horizon as the UK is paying more than ever for electricity and gas despite using less.
We all know the UK population is growing rapidly, and the strain that it is putting on our national resources, especially jobs, housing, NHS and welfare.