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Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone lambasted for blaming Tony Blair for 7/7 bombings & saying terrorists "gave their lives" for cause Video

Fri, 27 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone is being lambasted for claiming that Tony Blair is responsible for the 7/7 bombings.

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Gigantic LEGO Christmas train arrives in style into Covent Garden

Thu, 26 Nov 2015

Christmas has arrived in Covent Garden in the form of a giant red, green and yellow Lego train.

Sepp Blatter

Mihir Bose: How can the scandal-struck world of sport emerge from crisis? I have a solution…

Thu, 26 Nov 2015| By Mihir Bose

Why do sports administrators still try to preserve the fiction that sport has nothing to do with money? Asks Bose in his latest column…

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Tesco forks out $12m to settle US lawsuit over profit scandal

Thu, 26 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The extent of Tesco’s profit black hole has risen to £326m

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6 ways the Autumn Statement was good news for London businesses

Wed, 25 Nov 2015

From boosting entrepreneurship to cutting business rates

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Autumn Statement 2015: Six vital business measures

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

How did Osborne tackle the big issues facing businesses?

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He said what?! 5 of the most controversial Autumn Statement announcements

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here are some of the measures we didn’t see coming

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Sorry George Osborne, but here are 6 reasons why the Autumn Statement was rubbish

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Going by personal ratings, George Osborne is the most unpopular of all Conservatives.

Rotherhithe Bridge

Revealed: London to get a new £88m bridge across the River Thames Video

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Sick of hearing about the Garden Bridge? Here’s a new London bridge you could obsess over.

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What is the Autumn Statement and why should you care?

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

…and what is different about this year?

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Autumn statement: Osborne announces “largest housebuilding programme since 1970s”

Wed, 25 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Osborne doubles house building budget and pledges 400,000 new homes

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Making your money work for you

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 |Updated: Thu, 26 Nov 2015

Take a look at opportunities the Forex market offers for generating profit

Susie Ambrose and Robyn

Entreprenerd: From refugee to multimillionaire in 25 yearsVideo

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We meet a woman who built her business from literally nothing

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7 things businesses need to make Britain an economic powerhouse

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By Charlotte Rumsey

Boosting enterprise in Britain

Roman Abramovich

Roman Abramovich's Chelsea announces £23.1m loss and a drop in turnover

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea Football Club made a £23.1m loss over the financial year ending 30 June, 2015.


London-based food delivery app Deliveroo just raised $100m

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

London-based food delivery app Deliveroo has just raised $100m in a series D funding.


Global mergers & acquisitions just hit a record $3.8 TRILLION - check out the biggest deals of the year

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Over $4.2 trillion worth of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals were made this year, beating the $4.1 trillion record set in 2007.


The five companies you NEVER KNEW Tesco owned

Mon, 23 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

From Giraffe to Euphorium Bakery


Rumour Mill: Argos owner Home Retail Group could be sold for £1bn

Mon, 23 Nov 2015

Home retail Group, the owner of Argos and Homebase, might be up for sale with a £1bn pricetag.

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Britain’s got talent – but how do businesses attract the best?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015

Top London entrepreneurs tackle Britain’s talent issues


Window cleaners for the Gherkin earn £50k a year! Check out the most unusual jobs and their salaries

Fri, 20 Nov 2015

Want to be a pet food taster? A professional queuer? A cool hunter?

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The £8.4bn London urban village you need to know about

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London is set to get an £8.4bn mini-village on the Greenwich peninsula as part of what has been branded “Britain’s largest regeneration project run by a single developer”.

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What does Britain need to produce the next Google or Facebook?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Does Britain have the talent, infrastructure and support to create the next tech titan?

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7 killer ways to access finance and grow your business

Fri, 20 Nov 2015

We ask top entrepreneurs and finance bods for their tips

Peter Goodman

Entreprenerd: Here’s how to fail the right wayVideo

Wed, 18 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We chatted to an entrepreneur whose business was a massive success… well, at least the last one was

The Pinnacle

Controversial London skyscraper the Pinnacle finally set to be built - Here's what went wrong with it

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

The Helter Skelter or the Pinnacle, one of London’s most tainted skyscrapers, is finally going to be built.

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UK inflation rate stays negative, as Carney warns it could take two years to reach 2% target

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Further setback for those hopeful of interest rate rise

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