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City’s Centre for Compressor Technology and Kirloskar Pneumatics Company Ltd deepen research partnership 

19 Jun

The collaboration between City and India’s leading compressed air company has resulted in the best electrically driven screw compressors for the Indian market.


How to play the Harp with a Milk Frother 

19 Jun

Ahead of their Open Ear debut at LSO St Luke’s on 30 June , The Hermes Experiment gave us a sneak peek at some of their extended (and more caféological) performance techniques, as well as a look at the pieces they’ll be playing.


New screening tool could help diagnose early cognitive decline in dementia from home 

19 Jun

Simple, cost-effective test may be used to help improve early diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and provide interventions as early as possible Simple, cost-effective test may be used to help improve early diagnosis of Mild Cognitive ...


“Opportunity is at your feet, just pick it up” 

19 Jun

Retailing and luxury goods legend Marty Wikstrom speaks to Cass women Retailing and luxury goods legend Marty Wikstrom speaks to Cass women...


Professor Ken Grattan elected to Romanian Academy of Science 

18 Jun

The recognition strengthens the bond between engineering academics at City, University of London and their Romanian counterparts.


Financial Times Masters in Finance rankings 2018 

18 Jun

Cass maintains position in global ranking.


London Mithraeum 

18 Jun

During excavations for the construction of Bucklersbury House in 1954, an ancient Roman temple was uncovered .


Oliver Cromwell’s funeral banner goes on sale 

16 Jun

One of only four surviving banners that formed part of the Royal Regalia used at the funeral of Oliver Cromwell in November 1658, is to be put up for sale next week.


See inside Crossrail’s Farringdon Station 

16 Jun

An almost modest ticket hall conceals a marvel deeper underground as Crossrail gave the public their first chance to see the massive platforms that will soon throng with paying passengers.


Farringdon Crossrail 

16 Jun

Purple is happening.


New study reveals time and day women are most likely to give birth 

15 Jun

Study analysed over five million births over a ten year period in England Study analysed over five million births over a ten year period in England...


Summer of Blood (1381) 

15 Jun

On this day in 1381, the so-called Peasants’ Revolt came to an end when one of its leaders  was killed at West Smithfield (*).


Local students design posters for Elizabeth line trains 

14 Jun

If you’ve traveled on the new TfL Rail/Elizabeth line trains out of Paddington, you might have spotted the posters — created by local students.


City, University of London alumni celebrate the spirit of Ramadan 

14 Jun

Suhoor events were organised in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Bahrain.


Improvement in proportion of expert women appearing in the news may have stalled, study finds 

14 Jun

Professor Lis Howell announces findings of her new study at the 2018 Women on Air conference Professor Lis Howell announces findings of her new study at the 2018 Women on Air conference...


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Uber Driver Hoped To Be Killed By The Police Outside Buckingham Palace Court Hears. 

18 Jun

Brave police officers grappled with a sword-wielding ISIS supporter in his uber cab after he had rammed their van outside Buckingham Palace, a court heard today.


Are TfL Totally Failing London. … Should They Be Replaced As Transport Regulators…by Jason Byrne 

6 Jun

Bank Junction being used as a racetrack by speeding cyclists using app which rates person best times on set routs.


Are TfL Totally Failing London. … Should They Be Replaced As Transport Regulators…by Jason Byrne 

6 Jun

Bank Junction being used as a racetrack by speeding cyclists using app which rates person best times on set routs.


Man who pretended to be taxi driver (Minicab driver) to trap and rape woman is jailed. So The Police Are Now Referring To Minicab Drivers As Taxis Drivers !!! 

28 May

Have we finally lost our identity ??? Trade representation have said nothing, as our right to exclusive call ourselves Taxi drivers, disappeared in deregulation by stealth.


TP Icap Staff Told They Can No Longer Claim Cab Fares On Expenses Over Black Taxi Ban At Bank Junction 

24 May

Expenses crackdown at interdealer broker TP Icap: This time it’s black cabs in the sights of the beancounters.


PayPal agree to buy Swedish payments company iZettle for $2.2bn 

18 May

As of yesterday morning, the Swedish payments company iZettle was all ready for an initial public offering that was expected to value it at more than $1bn.


With Morale At An All Time Low, Has The Fight Gone Out Of London’s Taxi Trade ??? 

16 May

When we had a massive problem with licensed and unlicensed minicabs forming their own ranks outside clubs and bars, because of TfL’s lack of enforcement, drivers took it upon themselves to do something about it.


Let’s Remind Ourselves What The Prime Minister Said To The BBC About Uber In September! 

3 May

Uber ruling puts jobs at risk, says Theresa May The decision to stop Uber operating in London was "disproportionate" and has put thousands of jobs at risk, the prime minister has told the BBC.


Hero cabbie chased down and caught thugs who snatched his takings, court hears 

2 May

A taxi driver has told the Old Bailey he chased and caught a teenager who had snatched his takings as he felt “violated”.


City Of London Police Appeal For Cyclist Involved In Road Traffic Collision With Uber Car To Come Forward 

28 Apr

The City of London Police have launched an appeal to find a cyclist who was involved in a collision last week.


TAXI LEAKS EXCLUSIVE: Helen Chapman’s Photo Shopped Bill Accepted On MyTaxi App. 

25 Apr

TAXI LEAKS EXCLUSIVE : Taxi Leaks has acquired evidence that a drivers bill, bearing the name of TfLs Helen Chapman has been accepted onto the MyTaxi platform, even though it gives the address of 230 Blackfriars road (home of TFL's Taxi and Private ...


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.


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Events »

Audio: Introducing rising techno talent, ZØE 

19 Jun

Audio: Introducing rising techno talent, ZE Posted on Tuesday 19th June, 2018 ZØE is one of electronic music’s fastest rising DJ talents.


Reducing loneliness and social isolation for people with mental health problems 

18 Jun

Dr Bryn Lloyd-Evans will discuss the relationship between loneliness and mental health, and the current evidence for interventions to reduce loneliness in a mental health context.


Probability based on-line panels in Great Britain 

18 Jun

Find out about the benefits and challenges of fielding surveys online with experts from NatCen and the European Social Survey...


Audio: Bailey & Need For Mirrors represent the sound of Soul In Motion 

18 Jun

Audio: Bailey Need For Mirrors represent the sound of Soul In Motion Posted on Monday 18th June, 2018 Soul In Motion is one of London’s best-loved drum & bass parties.


Brexit and financial services – the future of the City 

14 Jun

The Brexit negotiations are now entering the final, and crucial, stage, but at present the UK and EU positions are far apart.


Audio: Ninetoes delivers a sunny house mix 

14 Jun

Audio: Ninetoes delivers a sunny house mix Posted on Thursday 14th June, 2018 Özgür Yelmen had an unconventional entry into house music.


State capitalism and industrial policies: towards a new protectionism in Europe? 

13 Jun

In the seminar Dr.


Crate Diggin’: Sam Paganini shares his formative rock influences 

13 Jun

Crate Diggin: Sam Paganini shares his formative rock influences Posted on Wednesday 13th June, 2018 If you’ve seen Sam Paganini play recently, it’s likely you heard one genre foremost: hard techno.


Audio: GW Harrison introduces his bouncy house stamp 

12 Jun

Audio: GW Harrison introduces his bouncy house stamp Posted on Tuesday 12th June, 2018 We’re now on the home straight to this Friday, where GW Harrison, Mat.


How can Return on Investment (ROI) analyses support decision making in public health? 

11 Jun

How can Return on Investment (ROI) analyses support decision making in public health...


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City Guild blogs »

China confirms US whiskey tariff increase amid growing trade tension – reports 

19 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks China has made good on a promise to hit US whiskey imports with a 25% tariff increase, as the prospect of a trade war between the world’s top two economic powers looms.


China confirms US whiskey tariff increase amid growing trade tension – reports 

19 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks China has made good on a promise to hit US whiskey imports with a 25% tariff increase, as the prospect of a trade war between the world’s top two economic powers looms.


Brewfitt’s Mr Fitz Aqua Spritz – Product Launch 

19 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Brewfitt, a UK-based drinks dispense system maker, has joined forces with soft drinks business Mr Fitzpatrick’s Botanical Cordials to launch Mr Fitz Aqua Spritz, a non-alcoholic offering for the on-premise.


Proximo Spirits CEO departs for Biggar and Leith 

19 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Proximo Spirits CEO Mark Teasdale is leaving the company to join New York-based rival spirits operator Biggar and Leith.


Halewood Wines and Spirits takes on Beluga distribution in UK, Ireland 

18 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Halewood Wines and Spirits is to replace Cellar Trends as the UK and Ireland distributor of Beluga Group’s Beluga vodka.


Halewood Wines and Spirits takes on Beluga distribution in UK, Ireland 

18 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Halewood Wines and Spirits is to replace Cellar Trends as the UK and Ireland distributor of Beluga Group’s Beluga vodka.


Ian Macleod Distillers lines up first UK-wide campaign for Edinburgh Gin 

18 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Ian Macleod Distillers has rolled out its first national advertising campaign for the Edinburgh Gin brand in the UK market.


Diageo’s Gordon’s Ultra Low Alcohol G&T – Product Launch 

18 Jun

Courtesy of Just Drinks Diageo has released two low abv pre-mixed gin tonics as it looks to appeal to consumers wishing to moderate their alcohol intake.


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18 Jun

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: xxx Read the full article here...


The RICS’s 150 anniversary dinner at Gt George Street – Friday 15th June 2018 

17 Jun

The Master was privileged to joined doyens of the Property Profession at Great George Street.


Ladies Day at RHS Wisley – Thursday 14th June 2018 

17 Jun

22 ladies assembled at Wisley beginning with Coffee and Danish pastries and lots of friendly chatter followed by a 2 hours guided tour of the gorgeous gardens.


Master’s Blog – The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestickmaker 

15 Jun

The Butcher, The Baker and The Candlestickmaker (well the Tallow Chandlers really).


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LocalGov »

Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 11.30 am, Social Investment Board 

20 Jun

Social Investment Board: Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 2.00 pm, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

19 Jun

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Tuesday, 26th June, 2018 2.00 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 11.30 am, Housing Management and Almshouses Sub (Community and Children’s Services) Committee 

19 Jun

Housing Management and Almshouses Sub (Community and Children's Services) Committee: Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 11.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 18th May, 2018 11.30 am, Standards Committee 

19 Jun

Standards Committee: Friday, 18th May, 2018 11.30 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Monday, 25th June, 2018 6.30 pm, Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee 

18 Jun

Barbican Estate Residents Consultation Committee: Monday, 25th June, 2018 6.30 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 1.45 pm, Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

18 Jun

Resource Allocation Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Tuesday, 19th June, 2018 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 11th June, 2018 10.00 am, Courts Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

18 Jun

Courts Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Monday, 11th June, 2018 10.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 21st May, 2018 9.30 am, Streets and Walkways Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee 

18 Jun

Streets and Walkways Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee: Monday, 21st May, 2018 9.30 am...


Meeting scheduled: Monday, 18th June, 2018 11.00 am, Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls 

18 Jun

Board of Governors of the City of London School for Girls: Monday, 18th June, 2018 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 10.30 am, Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee 

15 Jun

Professional Standards and Integrity Sub (Police) Committee: Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 10.30 am...


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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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Firefighters join fight against plastic in Thames beach clean 

19 Jun

Firefighters wage war against single use plastic...


Boxing Day clutter warning for high rise residents 

18 Jun

Boxing Day clutter putting lives of high rise residents at risk warns London Fire Brigade...


Hose, Hose, Hose – Bexley Firefighters cook Christmas dinner for elderly 

18 Jun

Bexley firefighters spread Christmas cheer by cooking for the elderly at the station on Sunday, 21 December.


Marylebone landlord hit with £35,000 fine for fire safety breaches 

18 Jun

A Marylebone pub landlord has been hit with a £35,000 fine for breaking fire safety laws and potentially putting her customers and tenants at risk after we successfully prosecuted them.


London Fire Brigade to use fast food to fight fires this Christmas 

18 Jun

Does Islington have the best Indian? Dalston do the best doners? And Bromley the best burgers...


Electric heater warning as cold weather and firefighters set to strike 

18 Jun

As the cold weather bites and with the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) set to go on strike, we're warning people to take extra care with their electric heaters.


Seasonal candle fires, a burning issue 

18 Jun

We're warning Londoners to take care this festive season after new figures show blazes started by candles increase by a massive 38%* between November and January.


Family without smoke alarm cheated death 

18 Jun

On black Friday we urge you to put a smoke alarm at the top of your shopping list.


London Fire Brigade wins Corporate Comms Award 

18 Jun

London Fire Brigade’s communications team are today celebrating winning the Corporate Communications Award for best use of digital as part of a communications strategy.


New West Norwood fire station officially opened 

18 Jun

Our new West Norwood fire station on Knight’s Hill was officially opened today (25 November) by Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt MP.


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