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Photos from the disused tunnels now helping the Bank tube station upgrade 

21 Apr

Deep under the City of London lies its oldest deep level tube station, in use for less than a decade before it closed in 1900, it’s about to get a new lease of life.


City academics discuss GDPR at press briefing 

20 Apr

On 17th April, MCSE researchers from the Departments of Computer Science, Library & Information Science and Electrical & Electronic Engineering, presented their perspectives on the General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25th May...


Onassis Prizes 2018 

20 Apr

Five leading academics in finance, international trade and shipping named winners of Onassis Prizes 2018 Five leading academics in finance, international trade and shipping named winners of Onassis Prizes 2018...


City Law School academics organise Mexico Knowledge Exchange Forum 

20 Apr

Dr Luke McDonagh and Dr Enrico Bonadio, the lead intellectual property law investigators within the EU-funded, Horizon2020 INBOTS (Inclusive Robotics for a Better Society) Consortium, are collaborating with the Institute for Legal Research at Mexico...


Beyond the screen 

19 Apr

With stimulating talks, workshops and presentations from a host of professionals and academics, the 2018 Open Day staged by City's Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design, will draw attention to user design and experiences relating to non-screen...


”All speaking is public speaking whether it’s to one person or a thousand”  

19 Apr

Roger Love is completely right by saying that, what we all need then it to master the art of communication, and there is no better place than Toastmaster for that.


Brexit and food – standards could get even worse 

19 Apr

By Professor Tim Lang, of the Centre for Food Policy, and Professor Erik Millstone By Professor Tim Lang, of the Centre for Food Policy, and Professor Erik Millstone...


Brexit debate on Twitter driven by economic and nationalist issues, not populism, study shows 

19 Apr

Research by Dr Marco Bastos and Dr Dan Mercea mapped tweets from Brexit referendum debate across UK Research by Dr Marco Bastos and Dr Dan Mercea mapped tweets from Brexit referendum debate across UK...


Marketing Innovathon 2018 

19 Apr

Cass Business School teamed up with Colgate-Palmolive, Tesco and Dunnhumby for the third successful edition of the Marketing Innovathon.


Pianist Ian Pace releases new album ahead of 50th birthday concert 

18 Apr

Citys Head of Performance Ian Pace has recorded the album Floating, Drifting Citys Head of Performance Ian Pace has recorded the album Floating, Drifting...


Sugar tax: what you need to know 

18 Apr

By Professor Corinna Hawkes, Centre for Food Policy, Department of Sociology By Professor Corinna Hawkes, Centre for Food Policy, Department of Sociology...


Top Five: Sporting Activities in London 

18 Apr

Planning on getting fit for Summer? There’s no better time to start than now.


dead man’s hand to return 

18 Apr

See yourself as an expert mystery-solver? A potential Sherlock Holmes? Then you’ll want to head to Farringdon this summer.


One Thousand Years and Counting 

18 Apr

A guest post by Stephen Halliday , first published in London Historians Members’ Newsletter April 2014.


Virgin Money London Marathon: The Countdown is On 

18 Apr

The countdown is on until the biggest running event of the year for London! Start Times: 08:55 – Elite Wheelchair Races 09:00 – World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup ambulant races 09:15 – The Elite Women’s Race 10:00 – The Elite Men...


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ComfortDelGro acquires London taxi circuit operator Dial-a-Cab for £1.2 million 

19 Apr

Com Cab owners ComfortDelGro, have acquired London taxi circuit operator Dial-a-Cab's business and assets for£1.2 million (S$2.2 million), the company announced on Thursday (Apr 19).


BREAKING NEWS: Statement from The ITA to the City of London 

18 Apr

At midnight on Sunday 15th 2018 the ITA decided to withdraw the motion to call direct action over the decision made by the City of London to grant access through Bank Junction for the duration of The Commonwealth Games.


City Of London To Try To Fool Commonwealth Heads …Will You Answer The Call? 

12 Apr

London Taxi drivers are up in arms as the City of London Fathers admit the closure of the bank junction to traffic other than bus and cycles, could potentially put the heads of the Commonwealth gathering in London for the government forum in grave ...


Sadiq Khan is a lousy London Mayor. Why hasn’t anyone noticed? 

6 Apr

Outside the realm of the press release and the TV interview, Khan is underachieving badly According to people at City Hall, Sadiq Khan writes some of his own press releases.


Another Paper tries To Blacken The Name Of Taxi Drivers As Private Hire Driver Fails To Clear His Name 

30 Mar

This is another story where the media have tried to blur the lines between Uber sex crimes and black cab drivers.


New Report Claims London’s Congestion Charge Has Increased Pollution, Why Didn’t TfL Move Towards Cleaner LPG? 

26 Mar

London's congestion charge, introduced in 2003, has actually increased diesel pollution in the capital according to university researchers.


No One Is Above The Law Says Mayor Sadiq Khan…Unless It’s An Uber Prius Says TfLTPH. 

24 Mar

If ever there was an article that alleged the Mayor TfLTPH are in the pockets of Uber...


Companies Queuing Up To Relocate Away From The Capital, Over TfL And The Mayor’s Crazy Traffic Schemes 

17 Mar

A senior employee at Unilever has told a Taxi Leaks researcher, that owning to the difficulty in getting to meetings at their Blackfriars HQ, the company is relocating to Rotterdam.


News, Road, Events Consultations Updates….from TfL 

15 Mar

News Updates Cross border hiring We've published a proposal for legislative change relating to cross border hiring.


2010 Old Bailey Judge Says ” The safety of the public is our prime concern & central to our application of the fit & proper person test”…by GreenBadgeJohn . 

13 Mar

I was sorting out stuff in my garage and came across an old Taxi Newspaper dated 27th July 2010 with the headline "Killer off the Knowledge".


With One Attack A Week In London, Is Using Uber Safe For Women? 

11 Mar

As Users, we entrust untrained strangers to drive us around simply because they operate via a sleek, shiny app! The most unsettling experience of my life cost me £34.75.


“I got out and ran”: with one attack a week in London, is using Uber safe for women? 

11 Mar

Users entrust untrained strangers to drive us around simply because they operate via a sleek, shiny app.


Taxi driver consoled by family of motorbike passenger killed in crash 

8 Mar

A 72-year-old Taxi driver who crashed into an oncoming motorbike sending the pillion passenger “somersaulting” through the air before she died was consoled by her family as he was spared jail.


Addison Lee Tells Mayor Congestion Charge For PHVs But Not Black Cabs Is “Anti-Competitive” 

27 Feb

The boss of Addison Lee has written to Sadiq Khan in a call to maintain the congestion charge exemption for private hire vehicles, saying removingit will damage drivers and competition.


Geely: London black cabs maker sees shares surge after buying $9bn stake in Daimler 

26 Feb

Geely's shares jumped on Monday after its chairman Li Shufu revealed he had built a $9bn(£6.4bn) stake in Daimler - giving him major leverage as he attempts to persuade the German carmaker to cooperate on tech.


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Events »

Mainstreaming Black Power 

20 Apr

Dr Tom Adam Davies will be talking about his recent book, 'Mainstreaming Black Power'.


Ian Pace at Fifty – Tributes and Early Modernism 

20 Apr

The world premiere of 23 pieces in tribute to City's Head of Performance, the phenomenal pianist, musicologist and tireless advocate for new music.


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in conversation 

20 Apr

Louisa Egbunike will interview Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, internationally renowned author followed by an audience Q&A.


Onassis Prizes 2018 Announcement 

19 Apr

Onassis Prizes Announcement 2018...


HCID Research Seminar – Co-producing a digital platform for people with disabilities 

19 Apr

HCID Research Seminar...


The Ninth Maritime Law & Policy International Postgraduate Research Conference 2018 

19 Apr

Presented by London Universities Maritime Law and Policy Research Group and open researchers and postgraduate students to present their work...


Newsflash: Pan-Pot, Claude VonStroke, Matthias Tanzmann and more announced for Forms 

19 Apr

Newsflash: Pan-Pot, Claude VonStroke, Matthias Tanzmann and more announced for Forms Posted on Thursday 19th April, 2018 As Spring lands in full effect, we feel like it’s kind of the perfect time to drop the next events in the Forms calendar.


Crate Diggin’: Mefjus picks Austria’s most influential D&B records 

19 Apr

Crate Diggin: Mefjus picks Austrias most influential DB records Posted on Thursday 19th April, 2018 Since the earliest drum & bass raves of the 90s, Austria has been one of Europe’s key outposts for the genre.


Institute of Measurement and Control’s Award Night for contributions in Measurement & Control 2018 

18 Apr

Institute of Measuremtn & Control's Award night from contributions in Measurement & control 2018...


Bringing about Change: Athena SWAN Lecture with Carolyn Griffiths, IMechE 

18 Apr

Carolyn Griffiths, IMechE will be giving the Athena Swan lecture for the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering.


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City Guild blogs »

This week in spirits & wine, featuring numbers from Remy Cointreau and Pernod Ricard, an interview with Wine Australia and big plans for Johnnie Walker 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Here’s a round-up of this week’s top stories from the global spirits wine categories.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring numbers from Remy Cointreau and Pernod Ricard, an interview with Wine Australia and big plans for Johnnie Walker 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Here’s a round-up of this week’s top stories from the global spirits wine categories.


Ian Macleod Distillers’ Edinburgh Gin 1670 – Product Launch 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Ian Macleod Distillers has added a limited-edition gin to its Edinburgh Gin portfolio.


Ian Macleod Distillers’ Edinburgh Gin 1670 – Product Launch 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Ian Macleod Distillers has added a limited-edition gin to its Edinburgh Gin portfolio.


Beam Suntory lines up UK Jim Beam on-premise push 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Beam Suntory has announced a bartender engagement programme for its Jim Beam Bourbon brand in the UK market.


Beam Suntory lines up UK Jim Beam on-premise push 

20 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Beam Suntory has announced a bartender engagement programme for its Jim Beam Bourbon brand in the UK market.


Halewood Wines & Spirits’ Aber Falls Welsh Dry Gin – Product Launch 

19 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Halewood Wines Spirits has launched a gin from its Welsh distillery,Aber Falls.


William Grant & Sons backs Reyka Vodka in US with World Cup campaign 

19 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks William Grant Sons has launched a World Cup-themed promotion for its Reyka Icelandic Vodka in the US, urging disappointed football fans in the country to back the Iceland team.


William Grant & Sons backs Reyka Vodka in US with World Cup campaign 

19 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks William Grant Sons has launched a World Cup-themed promotion for its Reyka Icelandic Vodka in the US, urging disappointed football fans in the country to back the Iceland team.


Healthy third-quarter boosts year-to-date for Pernod Ricard, but headwinds gather – results 

19 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Pernod Ricard is the latest spirits multinational to benefit from the later timing of the Chinese New Year, posting a 9% rise in sales in its third quarter and a 6% lift in the first nine months of fiscal-2018.


Hooray! The Treloar’s Coach Has Arrived – Wednesday 18th April 2018 

18 Apr

Lucinda Gillingham Head ofFundraising atTreloar’s: Thewhole campus has been filled with excitement today andIthink virtually every class turned out inthesunshine tosee thefabulous Coach arrive!   TheWorshipful Company ofChartered Surveyors logo ...


The Upholders Installation Dinner – Tuesday 17th April 2018 

18 Apr

Tim Solway was installed as Master of The Worshipful Company of Upholders (Upholstery) appropriately at the Stationers Hall as Tim is a Printer.


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LocalGov »

Minutes supplement published – Violent Crime from Licensed Premises : Meeting of Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 1.45 pm, Licensing Committee 

20 Apr

Licensing Committee: Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 1.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 30th April, 2018 1.45 pm, Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama 

20 Apr

Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music Drama: Monday, 30th April, 2018 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 3.15 pm, Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee 

20 Apr

Finance Grants Oversight and Performance Sub Committee: Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 3.15 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Friday, 20th April, 2018 10.30 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

20 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Friday, 20th April, 2018 10.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Friday, 27th April, 2018 11.00 am, Economic Crime Board of the Police Committee 

19 Apr

Economic Crime Board of the Police Committee: Friday, 27th April, 2018 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Friday, 27th April, 2018 10.30 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

19 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Friday, 27th April, 2018 10.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Thursday, 19th April, 2018 1.00 pm, Court of Common Council 

19 Apr

Court of Common Council: Thursday, 19th April, 2018 1.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 13th April, 2018 11.30 am, Community & Children’s Services Committee 

19 Apr

Community Children's Services Committee: Friday, 13th April, 2018 11.30 am...


Total number, and total value, of commercial rates refunds 

18 Apr

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Gavin Chait on 18 April 2018 .


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 2.15 pm, Highgate Wood Consultative Group 

18 Apr

Highgate Wood Consultative Group: Wednesday, 18th April, 2018 2.15 pm...


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London Assembly »

Cutting Congestion: The Case for Car Clubs 

28 Feb

Promote Boris Bike-style scheme for car clubs to reduce London congestion, says new report Keith Prince AM calls on Mayor to make car club spaces compulsory in new builds More spaces would allow A-to-B journeys and could reduce congestion ...


Read GLA Conservatives Response to the Mayor’s Draft London Plan 

26 Feb

Writing a response to The Mayor’s Draft London Plan, Andrew Boff AM highlights concerns around family homes, overcrowding, parking, small sites policy and industrial land.


Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine 

20 Feb

Transport Committee cycling meeting with BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine On Monday February 19, the London Assembly Transport Committee held a special meeting with the keen cyclist and BBC Broadcaster Jeremy Vine.


Economy Committee – Draft Economic Development Strategy 

20 Feb

Economy Committee - Draft Economic Development Strategy The Mayor published his draft Economic Development Strategy for public consultation on 13 December 2017.


Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens 

20 Feb

Hospitals haemorrhaging clinically qualified EU citizens In its fourth Brexit Directive letter to the Mayor, the London Assembly urges him to discuss whether the Government could provide a sector-specific guarantee for the rights of EU healthcare...


Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists 

19 Feb

Jeremy Vine reads out Mean Tweets from motorists about cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc’s comments on cyclists 

19 Feb

Hear what Jeremy Vine has to say about Matt Le Blanc's comments on cyclists A special briefing session with BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine to discuss public attitudes to cycling based on his experience as a cyclist in London.


Transport Committee – Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine. 

19 Feb

Transport Committee - Cycling infrastructure with special guest, BBC broadcaster, Jeremy Vine.


Mayor’s Question Time 

19 Feb

Mayor's Question Time The Mayor of London will present his Final Draft Budget, focusing on the changes to the Budget proposals since they were last presented to the Assembly on January 25th.


Police & Crime Committee – Q&A with the Met and MOPAC 

19 Feb

Police Crime Committee - QA with the Met and MOPAC The Deputy Commissioner, Sir Craig Mackey QPM and Sophie Linden, the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime will answer questions on the following topics: Changes to frontline policing Basic...


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Plaque to one of London’s first black firefighters unveiled 

16 Apr

One of the first black firefighters to serve with London Fire Brigade has been commemorated with a plaque unveiled at his former station...


Record numbers of women apply to be firefighters 

16 Apr

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton wants to boost numbers even further increase the diversity of the workforce...


£40,000 fine following East London fire death 

9 Apr

A property managing agent has been ordered to pay £40,000 following the death of a woman at a fire at a block of flats...


Brigade welcomes support for campaign to make white goods safer 

5 Apr

London Fire Brigade is today welcoming further calls for changes to keep consumers safe from potentially deadly fridges and freezers...


Firefighters run the London Marathon to raise money for charities 

4 Apr

LFB staff will take part in this year’s London Marathon to help charities close to their hearts...


Governance change for London Fire Brigade 

29 Mar

Governance change for London Fire Brigade...


New book tells the story of London Fire Brigade fire investigation dog Sherlock 

29 Mar

Sherlock The Fire Brigade Dog is released on International Firefighter's Day on May 4...


London Fire Brigade response to London Assembly report on sprinklers 

22 Mar

London Fire Brigade has welcomed the London Assembly Planning Committee’s report on sprinklers...


London Fire Brigade response to London Assembly report on sprinklers 

22 Mar

London Fire Brigade has welcomed the London Assembly Planning Committee’s report on sprinklers...


Islington firefighters awarded Freedom of the Borough 

21 Mar

Islington borough firefighters were awarded Freedom of the Borough by Islington Council at a ceremony last night.


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