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Financial Times ranks Cass Executive MBA 28th globally and 5th in the UK 

16 Oct

EMBA programme increases position for the third consecutive year.


Bethnal Green WW2 disaster – monument 

16 Oct

{On the main plaque:} The Bethnal Green Tube Shelter Disaster On 3 March 1943 the air raid warning sounded at 8.17pm.


The “Lion Sermon” and the church of St Katharine Cree 

16 Oct

The “Lion Sermon” is given at the church of St Katharine Cree on the  Thursday nearest to this day each year, and  has been since 1643, in remembrance of the Merchant Adventurer (of the Levant Company) and later Lord Mayor of London Sir John ...


Exhibition looks at the use of Uncommon Currency in London 

15 Oct

Money is changing – the rise of cryptocurrencies, quantitative easing, and people scouring around for old pound coins, so an exhibition has opened that looks at the nature of alternative currencies.


“This morning Mr Carew was hanged and quartered” (Samuel Pepys, 1660) 

15 Oct

On this day in 1660, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “This morning Mr Carew was hanged and quartered at Charing Cross, but his quarters, by a great favour, are not to be hanged up”.


Rejoicing in the Torah (Samuel Pepys, 1663) 

14 Oct

And on this day in 1663, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “[A]fter dinner my wife and I, by Mr.


Blackfriars Station’s hidden Puddle Dock entrance 

13 Oct

While Blackfriars Station has recently had a massive makeover, it retained a little noticed entrance that has been little changed since the 1970s.


City PhD student receives best paper award at international optometry conference 

13 Oct

Prize was awarded to Arjan Keuken for research into spatial vision Prize was awarded to Arjan Keuken for research into spatial vision...


Special Collections Lates 

13 Oct

Everyone can now access our Special Collections and Archives’ Researchers Area until 20:00 every Wednesday.


ldner #228 | rowena cumner 

13 Oct

This week’s LDNER runs around town helping men find, buy or design the perfect engagement ring by taking a detailed brief, working with the best jewellers in the city and most importantly by keeping it totally secret.


global authors & thinkers to host talks at wework 

13 Oct

You might remember a while ago when we told your about We, The Creators series at WeWork, well they’ve organised a whole new series for Autumn with talks from global authors and thinkers.


London’s weekly railway news #222 

13 Oct

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… London Underground Signal Box gets Listed Status London Underground Is Sadiq’s fares freeze behind London Underground’s falling investment in track maintenance and new trains? MayorWatch ...


 “Hanged, drawn and quartered” (Samuel Pepys, 1660) 

13 Oct

On this day in 1660, Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary: “[I]n the morning … I went out to Charing Cross, to see Major-general Harrison hanged, drawn and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could do in that condition.


Test City 

12 Oct

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Top Five: Travel apps to download if Uber disappears 

11 Oct

With the fear of Uber losing its licence in London, you must be wondering (like us!) how on earth you’re going to make your way around London? Don’t fear, because we’ve been doing our research and have listed the top London travel apps you ...


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Jeremy Corbyn’s Speech To Young Labour: An Uber Co-Op Run By The Drivers, Sharing Profits. 

16 Oct

Jeremy Corbyn's speech to the Co-Op party (the one the United Cabbies Group [UCG] have alined themselves with) ahead of the Young Labour Policy Conference.


New York High Line architects to design new home for London Symphony Orchestra 

11 Oct

The architects who created New York’s High Line have been tasked with designing the planned Centre for Music that will become home to Sir Simon Rattle’s London Symphony Orchestra.


UberRape, Getting National Coverage : Uber drivers’ ‘sex attacks’ across Britain 

1 Oct

At last, the word about UberRape is getting out to the public.


TfL plans cycle super highway for Tooley Street, Jamaica Road and Rotherhithe roundabout 

28 Sep

Locals have until November 19 to comment on the plans TfL has today announced proposals for a segregated Cycle Super Highway to run through Tooley Street and Jamaica Road.


Osborne should resign a “conflicting job” after Uber bias 

26 Sep

For immediate release: Tuesday 26th September Zoom.


Legal Trouble On The Horizon For The Toxicity Charge 

21 Sep

To try to reduce air pollution in London, the toxicity charge, or T-charge, will come into effect on the 23 October 2017.


Jailed: Minicab rapist who plied student with drink and drugs 

17 Sep

A minicab tout who twice raped a student after plying her with cocaine and alcohol has been jailed for 14 years.


London Mayor tight-lipped on pending Uber license decision 

15 Sep

London Mayor Sadiq Khan declined to comment on Thursday on whether taxi app Uber [UBER.


There’s a serious chance Uber won’t be allowed to operate in London 

13 Sep

There’s a real chance Uber won’t be allowed to operate in London, with the city’s transport authorities spooked by the firm’s history of poor behaviour.


Japan’s Degrading Electric Taxis Falling Out Of Favour With Taxi Drivers 

5 Sep

Six years ago, in February 2011, the city of Osaka introduced a fleet of fifty Nissan Leaf taxis.


Uber Fake Medicals And Fake DBS Checks, Not Enough To Suspend Licenses…Sean Paul Day Says: “We Need To Refocus”. 

3 Sep

The Sunday times has now published the story, about Uber's partnership with a company that's been changing DBS results to help drivers who have dodgy backgrounds get PH licenses.


The Result Of TfL Licensing Uber Drivers, With Fake Topographical Test Results, Fake Medicals and Fake DBS Checks 

1 Sep

Well, as they say...


An explanation 

30 Aug

Dear Boriswatch, What’s Up with Boriswatch? Has it ceased to be? I note it is not being kept up to date.


Conservative MP, Charlie Elphicke Says Bank Junction Cameras Are Fleecing Motorists. 

17 Aug

A Conservative MP has accused the City of London Corporation's decision to ban all vehicles other than bicycles and buses at Bank Junction as being motivated more by a desire to raise money through fining motorists who ignore it, rather than being ...


Bank Junction Update : It’s Never Been About Safety, It’s All About Money, £50m a year 

15 Aug

New traffic cameras will rake in £50million a year in fines About 1,500 drivers a day are being hit by seven cameras monitoring one junction, with revenue topping £16,000 an hour – almost £200,000 every day.


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Events »

Your Say Matters 

16 Oct

Staff event to discuss City's first application for the Race Equality Charter.


Jonathan Powell: Stockhausen and Murail 

16 Oct

Hear landmark works by Karlheinz Stockhausen and Tristan Murail.


Theatre News: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie wins UK Theatre Award 

15 Oct

The awards have been announced in a ceremony at the London Guild...


Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity: a cooperative game theory approach 

13 Oct

Seminar "Renormalization of total sets of states into generalized bases with a resolution of the identity: a cooperative game theory approach by Apostolos Vourdas (Bradford) for Department of Mathematics, City, University of London...


A Christmas Carol at Middle Temple Hall 

12 Oct

Get into the festive spirit with a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens Christmas tale.


Crate Diggin’: Our birthday artists’ coming of age records 

12 Oct

Crate Diggin: Our birthday artists coming of age records Posted on Thursday 12th October, 2017 Of every birthday in a lifetime, the 18th might be the most important.


Audio: Normski’s WYS! Promo Mix 

12 Oct

Audio: Normski's WYS! Promo Mix Posted on Thursday 12th October, 2017 Norman ‘Normski’ Anderson is probably best known in London for being a Hoxton FM radio host and electronic music photographer, and he’s also one of our most regular and ...


The Dynamics of Exclusionary Constitutionalism: Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State 

12 Oct

In his new book Dr.


Cass Dean’s Lecture with Baroness Delyth Morgan CEO Breast Cancer Now 

11 Oct

Led by Alex Skailes, Cass CCE & Scott Moeller, Cass MARC, Baroness Delyth Morgan, CEO, Breast Cancer Now, shares the findings and lessons learnt from the Cass merger research undertaken with Breast Cancer Now.


SPARC – Listening Group 

11 Oct

Listening group from Sound Practice And Research (SPARC) at City...


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City Guild blogs »

Moet Hennessy’s Ardbeg Twenty Something – Product Launch 

16 Oct

Courtesy of Just Drinks Moet Hennessy has launched a 23-year-old Ardbeg that recalls the period in the distillery’s history when it came close to closing.


Pernod Ricard’s Glen Keith Distillery Edition – Product Launch 

16 Oct

Courtesy of Just Drinks The UK arm of Pernod Ricard has released details of the first single malt expression from its recently-re-opened Glen Keith distillery “at an accessible price”.


The Macallan Quest Collection launches in GTR 

16 Oct

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: The Macallan Quest Collection is a new range of whiskies exclusively available in the travel retail sector Read the full article here...


Quintessential Brands’ Champs-Alize – Product Launch 

16 Oct

Courtesy of Just Drinks Quintessential Brands has launched a sparkling wine infusion under its Aliz brand.


Hart & Jones gives new look to Sacred whisky 

16 Oct

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Hart Jones has created a ‘challenging’ look for Sacred Spirits’ addition to its portfolio, a peated English Whisky Read the full article here...


Limestone Branch launches 2017 Bourbon 

15 Oct

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Limestone Branch Distillery has introduced the 2017 version of its Yellowstone Limited Edition Bourbon Read the full article here...


Visit to Central School of Ballet- 12.10.2017 

14 Oct

Another fantastic evening at theCentral School ofBallet where we were treated toademonstration ofthework from Year 3 students andthen extracts from theNutcracker Suite, Cinderella andapiece ofwork choreographed byone ofthestudents.


Marussia UK to distribute Porter’s Gin in UK 

14 Oct

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Marussia UK is to become the exclusive distributor of Porter’s Gin in the UK, ahead of brand plans to expand its markets Read the full article here...


Limestone Branch Distillery’s Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2017 – Product Launch 

13 Oct

Courtesy of Just Drinks Limestone Branch Distillery, which is 50% owned by Luxco, has launched a limited-edition Bourbon under its Yellowstone brand, which for the first time contains spirit from the Limestone distillery.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Diageo’s revival plans for Brora and Port Ellen, a new era for Cinzano and Moet Hennessy’s YTD results 

13 Oct

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


University College of Estate Management Prize Giving Lunch – 12.10.2017 

13 Oct

Iattended thelunch wearing mychairman oftheChartered Surveyors Training Trust  hat.


Greenall’s Sloe Gin given new recipe and look 

13 Oct

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Quintessential Brands’ Greenall’s has launched a new look and recipe for its latest Sloe Gin expression Read the full article here...


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LocalGov »

Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 12.00 pm, Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee 

18 Oct

Integrated Commissioning Sub Committee: Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 12.00 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 11.00 am, Board of Governors of the City of London School 

18 Oct

Board of Governors of the City of London School: Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 11.00 am...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 1.45 pm, Establishment Committee 

17 Oct

Establishment Committee: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 12.30 pm, Court of Aldermen 

17 Oct

Court of Aldermen: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 12.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 10.00 am, Streets and Walkways Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee 

17 Oct

Streets and Walkways Sub (Planning and Transportation) Committee: Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 10.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 12th September, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

16 Oct

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 12th September, 2017 1.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Tuesday, 24th October, 2017 10.30 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

16 Oct

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 24th October, 2017 10.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 26th September, 2017 11.30 am, Efficiency and Performance Sub (Finance) Committee 

16 Oct

Efficiency and Performance Sub (Finance) Committee: Tuesday, 26th September, 2017 11.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Friday, 15th September, 2017 11.00 am, Safer City Partnership Strategy Group 

16 Oct

Safer City Partnership Strategy Group: Friday, 15th September, 2017 11.00 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 2nd October, 2017 11.00 am, Police Pensions Board 

16 Oct

Police Pensions Board: Monday, 2nd October, 2017 11.00 am...


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London Assembly »

Sadiq Khan wants controversial rent controls that ‘could cut housing supply by 50,000’ 

12 Oct

Evidence shows rent controls cause housing stock in cities to fall £4.5bn in rental revenue could be lost in London by 2025, research found Despite weight of evidence, Khan backs implementing scheme Sadiq Khan has said he is in favour of ...


Police station closures increase journey times 400% 

10 Oct

West London: Journeys to police stations could increase 400 per cent after closures, research shows Residents of Hammersmith, Kensington and Westminster face long walks under proposed closures Some journey times increase by 400% Fears over...


Uber licence: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

29 Sep

– Mayor refuses to renew private hire firm’s licence – Puts 40,000 people out of work with ruling – Decision causes ‘major reputational damage’ to London Commenting on the Mayor of London’s decision not to renew Uber’s licence...


Sick Puppy 

28 Sep

The Pets Travel Scheme is being misused by puppy traffickers on a large scale to import commercially bred puppies for sale in this country...


Dog-trafficking in London: New report exposes loophole allowing thousands of poorly-bred puppies to be imported from Europe 

28 Sep

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London on course for ‘charge rage’ epidemic unless demand for electric car charging points is met 

31 Aug

– Report finds capital could have just one charger for every 15 cars by 2031 – Electric vehicle registrations growing by 172 per cent every five years – Calls for Mayor to invest more in rapid-charging points London’s roads...


Clearing the Air 

31 Aug

London is on course for ‘charge rage’ epidemic unless demand for electric car charging points is met.


The Road Ahead 

31 Jul

Motorists could face a 90 per cent increase in the cost of driving on London’s roads under controversial plans put forward by the Mayor of London, a new report shows.


Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans 

31 Jul

Road pricing proposals: Motorists face 90 per cent hike in road charges under Mayor’s plans – – New report assesses the cost of road pricing to Londoners – Scheme was proposed by Mayor and backed by majority of London Assembly...


The Cost of Khan 2017 – Report 

29 Jun

Throughout his election campaign and since taking office, Sadiq Khan has insisted he will be the “most pro-business Mayor London has ever had”.


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“There is no such thing as a Fireman” says Brigade Chief 

16 Oct

London Fire Commissioner, Dany Cotton is urging the nation to stop using the outdated term ‘Fireman’ as part of a drive to encourage more women to become firefighters.


Statement on incident in South Kensington 

7 Oct

Peter McKenna, Deputy Director of Operations, said: "At just after 2.20pm today, (7 October), we received reports of an incident at Cromwell Road, South Kensington...


Brigade ‘butts’ into vaping campaign 

29 Sep

The Brigade welcomes Public Health England’s support for e-cigarettes as a key way to help smokers quit tobacco smoking to help reduce the number of smoking related fire deaths.


Medics reunited with premature twins they helped to safely deliver 

28 Sep

Medics from London Ambulance Service who helped deliver premature twins have been reunited with the baby boys.


Brigade trials light blocking solution for solar panel fires 

26 Sep

The Brigade is the first fire service in the world to trial a specially designed light blocking coating to tackle emergencies involving solar panels.


Brigade backs national fire safety door campaign 

25 Sep

We are reminding landlords and tenants about the crucial role played by fire safety doors after new statistics reveal the shocking extent to which this potentially life saving piece of engineering is being misused.


Deadly delay in calling 999 warns new Brigade report 

21 Sep

The Brigade was called immediately in only two of the 39 accidental fatal dwelling fires last year...


Don’t turn your back on fridge fire risk warns Brigade 

21 Sep

Fridges and Freezers must have fire resistant back...


Airport arrest for Finchley restauranteur brought to book for fire safety offences 

20 Sep

A Finchley restaurant owner who ‘put lives at risk’ by persistently failing to address fire safety failings has been handed a six month suspended prison sentence following a successful prosecution by London Fire Brigade.


Brigade to host first blood donor sessions at London fire station 

19 Sep

Brigade to host first blood donor sessions at London fire station...


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