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Beware of claims that mindful eating will help you lose weight 

29 Mar

We simply cant say with confidence that mindful eating can help with weight management, says Dr Katy Tapper in The Conversation We simply cant say with confidence that mindful eating can help with weight management, says Dr Katy Tapper in The ...


Tom Olsen Lecture 2017: Nick Clegg – “Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?” 

29 Mar

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HRH the Princess Royal marks the official opening of City’s new main entrance 

29 Mar

The new main entrance complex is part of a multimillion-pound estates redevelopment project The new main entrance complex is part of a multimillion-pound estates redevelopment project...


Brexit will lead to loss of rights 

29 Mar

The City Law School's Professor Panos Koutrakos, says Brexit will have wide-ranging effects on individuals and businesses.


Theresa May is a formidable manager – but Brexit will test her leadership skills 

29 Mar

By Zahira Jaser, Cass Business School By Zahira Jaser, Cass Business School...


Deadlier than the Mail? 

29 Mar

In the 1970s it was a man’s life in the arms and armour world, both in use and study.


After the scandal – managing corporate firestorms 

29 Mar

By Dr Thomas Robinson, Lecturer in Marketing at Cass Business School By Dr Thomas Robinson, Lecturer in Marketing at Cass Business School...


Argyle 

29 Mar

Nostril Hell The Argyle Hatton Garden Walked in gagged on the stench of perfume eyes started watering and decided to stay.


Cass academics comment on Article 50 

28 Mar

The UK will begin the long, slow process of leaving the European Union tomorrow.


Easter holidays 

28 Mar

Looking to dance off all the Easter feasting? Find out if your class is taking a break for Easter below or join us in Peckham on Easter Sunday for Easter Hop South .


Landmark Everest experiment shows low-oxygen environments lead to cognitive decline 

28 Mar

The study, which is the largest to investigate the impacts of environmental hypoxia on cognitive ability, could have significant implications for health care The study, which is the largest to investigate the impacts of environmental hypoxia on ...


Flexible working increases job satisfaction but it depends on how you arrange it 

27 Mar

Workers who establish flexible working arrangements through informal discussion with their boss are judged to perform much better than those who use formal flexible working arrangements.


London museum visitor numbers exceed size of UK population 

27 Mar

Yet again, London’s museums have topped the annual visitor tally for the top visitor attractions in the UK.


Stagecoach loses South West Trains franchise 

27 Mar

The company that runs the South West Trains has lost the right to run the franchise, to a consortium including the Hong Kong metro operator.


A Survay of London (John Stow, 1598) 

27 Mar

Another in the occasional series on contemporary accounts and descriptions of the historic City of London,  this one from John Stow’s “A Survay of London … ”, written in 1598: “William FitzStephen [see also February 5th posting], in the ...


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TfL BoardMeeting, 29th March….They Still Ain’t Listening 

29 Mar

The TfL board meeting today was attended by Leon Daniels and Peter Blake.


An Urgent Call For A Public Inquiry Into TfL… Every Driver Needs To Complete This Request. 

29 Mar

On Friday 6th January 2017, a meeting took place with the Prime Minister Theresa May, asking for a public inquiry into Transport for London (TfL).


TfL’s Nightmare Continues… Do TfL Owe The Whole Taxi Trade A Small Fortune ? .. By Jim Thomas 

26 Mar

We don't have the full details so far and it's still to be confirmed, but our attention has been drawn to a series of Tweets made by a driver who alleges he's taken TfL to court and won.


Ilford North MP Wes Streeting Launches Inquiry Into London’s Black Cabs Today 

28 Feb

Parliamentary inquiry into the future of London’s taxi trade, chaired by Ilford North MP Wes Streeting, is inviting black cab drivers to have their say.


UPDATE ON BANK JUNCTION NOTHING IS EVER A “DONE DEAL.” THE I.T.A. WILL ALWAYS FIGHT ON 

24 Feb

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ITA After of a series of actions, the ITA met with City of London and Transport for London representatives, concerning the proposed oxymoronic 'Bank on Safety' scheme.


More than 500 old taxis to be forced off Birmingham streets – and drivers are not happy 

16 Feb

More than 500 black taxi cabs could be run off the road by stringent new anti-pollution measures in what has been called a ‘catastrophe’ for the trade.


Statement From The Independent Taxi Alliance (ITA) ….. Back To Industrial Action 1st March, 16:30-18:30 

14 Feb

RETURN TO DIRECT ACTION! The City of London and corrupt TfL leave us no choice.


Is TfL’s Biased Compliance And Harassment Of Black Cabs, Resulting In PH Free For All Around City Airport ? 

10 Feb

Neighbours around the City Airport fear they will be living in a ghetto, unless minicab drivers using their streets as a toilet and unofficial pick up point change their anti-social behaviour.


Hero taxi driver stops woman jumping from Lambeth Bridge 

6 Feb

A hero black cab driver has told how he risked his life by clinging on to a woman who was trying to jump from a London bridge.


A Blast From The Past…..Back In The Day. 

3 Feb

THE TIMES SATURDAY REVIEW SEPTEMBER 5 1992 Minicabs have had a good run in London, Malcolm Macalister Hall reports, but licensed cabbies are fighting back in the increasingly violent battle for fares...


STOP THE BUSES : Statement From The Independent Taxi Alliance (ITA), After Meeting With CoL. 

31 Jan

Stop the buses! At yesterday's meeting, officials from the City of London said that although they understood the taxi trade is concerns, unfortunately they had to be guided by TfL, even though all the statistics provided by TfL's were proven to be ...


River Fleet Square 

29 Jan

Unlock regeneration potential with a new public space inspired by the River Fleet River Fleet Square proposes a high-quality public square to capitalise on the wasted space created by the railway cutting at the junction of Farringdon Road and ...


What Statistics Did The CoL Corporation Use To Excluded Taxis From Th Bank Junction ? …by Jim Thomas 

25 Jan

Below is the recorded statistics for 2016, at least 69 people killed.


Museum of London move to Smithfield Market passes funding hurdle 

24 Jan

Plans to redevelop famous Victorian location see £180m raised toward £250m target The scheme will see the Museum of London move to a new location among the current disused Smithfield Market buildings Plans to turn one of London’s finest Victorian...


Biker architect ‘killed by bus driver who couldn’t see him’ 

24 Jan

On the same day the head of surface transport lectures a conference on road safety, one of his bus drivers appeared in court, accused of killing a principal architect at Network Rail, while driving carelessly and “without due care and attention” ...


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Events »

SHS Dean’s Lecture: Dr Stephen Minger 

29 Mar

Dr Stephen Minger will be discussing 'Stem Cells and the Future of Healthcare...


The Sir Richard Olver Engineering Lecture with Professor Dame Ann Dowling 

29 Mar

Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, will give the first Sir Richard Olver lecture on a subject of critical importance to the UK’s future industrial strategy: the challenges that must be ...


Financial Complexity and Trade 

29 Mar

Dr Spyros Galanis speaks at the Department of Economics Seminar Series 2016-17...


Theatre News: Barbican announces new autumn season 

29 Mar

The RSC transfers its Rome season to London, and there will be a Woyzeck / Winterreise mash-up...


Javanese Gamelan Ensemble with Lila Bhawa dancers 

28 Mar

The Javanese Gamelan Ensemble will perform traditional and contemporary music with Lila Bhawa dancers.


Audio: Cally Drops His Version of the Romanian Sound 

28 Mar

Audio: Cally Drops His Version of the Romanian Sound Posted on Tuesday 28th March, 2017 The music played by Dragos Gabriel Dumitru, the Romanian-born DJ known as Cally, has close ties to one place.


Newsflash: We’re Back At Lovebox With Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler And More 

28 Mar

Newsflash: We're Back At Lovebox With Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler And More Posted on Tuesday 28th March, 2017 Last year, we made our festival debut.


Assessing dependability of mobile computing systems 

28 Mar

Seminar by Prof Wolter, Freie Universitat Berlin for The Cenre for Software Reliability...


Newsflash: Stream London ON AIR Tonight 

26 Mar

Newsflash: Stream London ON AIR Tonight Posted on Sunday 26th March, 2017 Tonight we're proud to be hosting Nike, Resident Advisor Radar Radio for London: ON AIR - a celebration of all that's good in our home city's musical world.


Room 29: Jarvis Coker and Chilly Gonzales at the Barbican | Live review 

25 Mar

After a near decade-long hiatus, Jarvis Cocker is back with his first album in eight years.


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City Guild blogs »

UK, European Union wine industries show united front as Brexit begins 

29 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks Wine trade groups in both the UK and Europe have said they are united in the fight for a free-trade agreement, on the day the UK triggeredArticle 50 and started the process of leaving the European Union.


Remy Cointreau rolls out lower abv Cointreau Blood Orange to the UK 

29 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks Remy Cointreau has reduced the alcohol content of itsCointreau Blood Orange expression for the UK market.


Tamdhu celebrates with oldest ever expression 

29 Mar

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Tamdhu 50 Years Old has been released by Ian Macleod Distillers from Tamdhu Distillery, celebrating 120 years of whisky Read the full article here...


Union des Vignerons des Cotes du Rhone’s Les Dauphins Blanc de Blancs – Product Launch 

28 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Union des Vignerons des Ctes du Rhne has readied the launch of the first sparkling expression of its Les Dauphins wine brand.


Altia highlights Nordic move towards organic and low-alcohol products 

28 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks Nordicwine and spirits firm Altia hasbolstered its low-alcohol and organic portfolio in a bid to meet changing consumer needs.


Taiwan Notes…. 

28 Mar

Taiwan for Chinese New Year ...


Picnic Gin just the treat from Poetic License 

28 Mar

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Poetic License has announced the latest release of Picnic Gin, following the success of its limited previous release Read the full article here...


Diageo launches Captain Morgan LocoNut 

28 Mar

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Captain Morgan’s coconut rum shot comes in a round bottle with a scratch and sniff logo that gives an aroma of coconuts Read the full article here...


Review of flight and duty time limitations 

28 Mar

Review of flight and duty time limitations and rest requirements The UK CAA, in support of the work of Commission and EASA, is asking crew members to participate...


AG Barr’s Funkin Bramble Cocktail Mixer – Product Launch 

27 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks AG Barr’s Funkin unit has lined up a Bramble mixer, in an effort to enable bartenders to easily create Bramble cocktails.


Brexit customs paperwork offers fertile ground for alcohol smuggling – WSTA 

27 Mar

Courtesy of Just Drinks The UK’s exit from the European Union could create ideal conditions for alcohol smugglers in the years ahead, the country’s trade body for wine and spirits has warned.


English Whisky Co releases Malt ‘n’ Rye 

27 Mar

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Produced at St Georges Distillery, Norfolk, the range of single grain whiskies celebrates the uniqueness of the county Read the full article here...


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LocalGov »

Climate risk in pension fund Investment Strategy Statements 

29 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Simon Bullock on 29 March 2017 .


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 1.45 pm, Finance Committee 

29 Mar

Finance Committee: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017 1.45 pm...


Shisha/Waterpipe Smoking 

28 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to s Devi on 28 March 2017 .


Shisha/Waterpipe Smoking 

28 Mar

Request sent to City of London Corporation by s Devi on 28 March 2017 .


Funding for Aldgate Project 

28 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 28 March 2017 .


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 11.00 am, Planning and Transportation Committee 

28 Mar

Planning and Transportation Committee: Tuesday, 28th February, 2017 11.00 am...


Funding for Aldgate Project 

28 Mar

Response by City of London Corporation to Mr Andrew Brian Hickman on 28 March 2017 .


Bow Bells Courtyard Square, 27th March 

27 Mar

Under the tree in Bow Bell Courtyard, the pigeon droppings are uterly revolting.


Blue cables in the forest 

25 Mar

Follow up sent to City of London Corporation by Marietta Le on 25 March 2017 .


Home Owners Behind on Mortgage Payments 

22 Mar

Response by Common Council of the City of London to Lawrence Van Wyk on 22 March 2017 .


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London Assembly »

London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


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Firefighter to retire after more than four decades service 

28 Mar

Steve Brooker joined the Brigade in 1973 and served at numerous stations across south east London.


Off duty firefighter saves man’s life at St Patrick’s Day Parade 

24 Mar

An off-duty firefighter saved the life of a man who stopped breathing at the start of London’s St Patrick’s Day Parade.


Statement on incident at Westminster 

22 Mar

Statement on an incident in Westminster on 22 March 2017.


New ‘spit kits’ issued to track down offenders who spit at London’s life savers 

20 Mar

Ambulance crews across London are being issued with DNA kits so police can trace patients who spit on them.


New ‘spit kits’ issued to track down offenders who spit at London’s life savers 

20 Mar

Ambulance crews across London are being issued with DNA kits so police can trace patients who spit on them.


Off duty firefighter who saved Euston cardiac arrest man talks for first time 

20 Mar

The off duty firefighter who helped save the life of a man at Euston station on Saturday 4 March has talked for the first time about the rescue.


Wandsworth firefighters take part in fundraising walk in aid of colleague with terminal cancer 

20 Mar

Firefighters have raised 3,000 for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity...


New chemical suits to protect firefighters against hazardous materials 

15 Mar

Crews responding to incidents involving hazardous materials and terrorism will have new protective clothing.


Brigade reissues hoverboard blaze warning following child death in US 

15 Mar

We’re reissuing our hoverboard fire warning after a girl died in a blaze in Pennslyvania, USA thought to be the first death in the US as a result from a blaze caused by the battery operated toy.


Banker thanks life savers with charity run 

14 Mar

Peckham runner Neil Cole is taking on his first half marathon this weekend thanks to bystanders and paramedics who saved his life after he suffered a cardiac arrest.


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