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British Land lodges new plan for 135 Bishopsgate 

24 Apr

Property developer British Land on Monday signalled confidence in London, by lodging plans for a makeover of RBS 135 Bishopsgate office which the bank is vacating.


These stunning views are the best in London – but the luxury apartment comes with an eye-watering price tag 

24 Apr

Iconic buildings such as the Shard, the BT Tower, Canary Wharf and St Paul's Cathedral are all visible from the extraordinary property which is situated right next to Tower Bridge...


Crazy dad rides bike through London streets while pushing daughter’s pram 

21 Apr

This dad was slammed by cyclists for his decision to push his daughter like this (Picture: Mercury) A father has been criticised after he was filmed cycling and pushing his daughter’s pram at the same time.


Crossrail: First Elizabeth line passenger train spotted in London ahead of Liverpool Street to Shenfield launch 

21 Apr

The brand new train will take its first passengers in May...


Tube worker ‘sacked for defending pregnant colleague from violent passenger’ 

20 Apr

The shocking incident happened at London Bridge (Picture: Getty) The upcoming Tube strike was called because an Underground worker was sacked for tackling a fare dodger who assaulted a pregnant woman, a union has claimed.


There’s going to be another Tube strike 

20 Apr

Inside a Central Line Tube wagonbr /(Picture: Getty) There’s going to be another Tube strike.


Homeless people given free beer as part of bizarre advertising campaign 

20 Apr

An homeless man drinks a free can (Picture: Liverpool Echo) Onlookers were left perplexed when a campaign by an American beer company started handing beer to homeless people.


Robots could steal tens of thousands of UK jobs in the next two years 

20 Apr

Construction experts say the robots, which can lay bricks five times faster than a human, could even be at work in the City of London in the very near future...


Missing primary school teacher found dead next to man’s body 

11 Apr

Bernice Williams went missing two weeks ago (Picture: SWNS) A primary school teacher reported missing a fortnight ago has been found dead along with a man’s body in a house.


Homeless man guilty of murdering cleaner he snatched on her way to work 

11 Apr

Pardeep Kaur was attacked while walking to work (Picture: PA) A homeless man has been convicted of murder after he snatched a woman walking to work in the early morning.


‘Removing guards removes our safeguard’?passengers denounce Southern Railway 

11 Apr

People protested at London Bridge station.


Police machine-gun rampaging elephant before wildlife experts could arrive 

11 Apr

Asia News Wire A rampaging elephant that killed his handler was shot and killed by police using an AK-47 – before wildlife experts could arrive.


Tourist suing for £300,000 after London Bridge lift accident gets stuck in ANOTHER lift on way to court 

11 Apr

Bronwyn Cowan, who was injured along with her husband Graham in the 2009 accident, had a panic attack after getting trapped in the elevator at Central London County Court...


UFO fans are going wild over weird rock found at Roswell ‘crash site’ 

11 Apr

(Picture: Youtube/ Secureteam10) Conspiracy theorists have gone wild over a strange rock discovered near the site of the supposed Roswell UFO incident – which has strange patterns carved into its surface.


Boys ‘should get the same HPV jab that girls get’ to protect them from cancer 

11 Apr

Getty Teenage boys should get the HPV jab which is currently given to young girls – in order to protect them against cancer, teachers have said.


Your broadband company is probably ripping you off – here’s how to check 

11 Apr

You might want to check your broadband deal (Picture: Metro.


Mystery surrounds death of boy, 14, who died after kickboxing match 

11 Apr

Kickboxer Scott Marsden collapsed in the ring last month (Picture: Facebook) The cause of death of a 14-year-old kickboxer who collapsed in the ring is still not known, an inquest has heard.


Woman injured in Tower Bridge lift fall gets stuck in lift at court 

11 Apr

Bronwyn and Graham Cowan are suing the operators of Tower Bridge (Picture: Nev Ayling) A tourist who is suing Tower Bridge after a lift she was in ‘fell some distance and crashed’ has got stuck in another lift.


Stockholm attacker confesses carrying out ‘terrorist crimes’ 

11 Apr

Rakhmat Akilov, who has admitted carrying out the Stockholm attack (Picture: Pixel 8000 Ltd) The main suspect in the Stockholm attack has admitted committing the ‘terrorist crime’ that killed four people on Friday.


Outlook for City after Brexit ‘has improved’ 

9 Apr

Only a few banking jobs are likely to be relocated after Brexit, says the policy chief of the City of London.


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Blogs »

Portman Group heads to Tesco for new chief executive 

25 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Portman Group has recruited the head of EU international government relations at Tesco to become its next CEO.


Remy Cointreau adds three years to Roust Group Russian distribution tie-up 

25 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Rmy Cointreau has extended its Russia distribution deal with Russian Standard vodka owner Roust Group.


Bolney and Kew collaborate for new wine range 

25 Apr

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: A range of English sparkling wines has been produced through a collaboration between Kew Gardens and Bolney Wine Estate Read the full article here...


George Albert Chapman, linen draper 

25 Apr

Street View: 53 Address: 263 Tottenham Court Road As Chapman’s shop was on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Great Russell Street, it was know by both addresses: 263 Tottenham Court Road and 1 Great Russell Street.


Jude Law’s Obsession at the Barbican in pictures 

25 Apr

Here’s a preview of Obsession at the Barbican in pictures.


Maison Ferrand’s Pierre Ferrand Reserve Double Cask Cognac – Product Launch 

25 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Maison Ferrand has released its first Cognac to be aged in two different casks.


Not much time but still want to learn? 

25 Apr

We've updated our round-up of courses and workshops that you can do in a day or sometimes even an hour to include our new themed tours of our Special Collections and Archives.


Event: Gurkhas Diamond Birthday 

25 Apr

The Marketors are affiliated to 151 Regiment RLC and since they were amalgamated into the main RLC they are formally paired with the 10th Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistics Regiment who have attended a number of Curry Nights and Cocktail Evenings jointly...


sisu rooftop bar is coming 

25 Apr

If you wanna get high this summer, head up to Oxford Street’s newest rooftop bar Sisu.


Pollard Boxes catches eye with Chivas Ultis 

25 Apr

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Pollard Boxes is producing the presentation box for the first blended malt whisky from Chivas Regal, Chivas Ultis Read the full article here...


Rémy Martin reveals limited edition Cannes XO 

25 Apr

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Rmy Martin has revealed a limited edition design for its XO as a celebration of the 70th Cannes Film Festival Read the full article here...


Audio: Levela Drops a Lively D&B Session 

25 Apr

Audio: Levela Drops a Lively DB Session Posted on Tuesday 25th April, 2017 If you know jump-up, then you’ve pretty much definitely heard of Callum Slight.


Audio: Listen Back To 40 Minutes Of A Historic Set From Jackmaster In Room Two 

25 Apr

Audio: Listen Back To 40 Minutes Of A Historic Set From Jackmaster In Room Two Posted on Tuesday 25th April, 2017 Last July after our Lovebox debut we brought the party back to Farringdon.


Oxford Street could be a black-cab free zone ahead of Elizabeth line arrival 

24 Apr

The long snaking lines of black cabs and red buses along the length of Oxford Street could become a rarer sight if plans by TfL to shake up the area are approved.


walk through water 

24 Apr

Thought you’d heard it all? Well what if we said you could now walk through water without getting wet.


Photos: First images released of Jude Law in Obsession at the Barbican 

24 Apr

Ivo van Hove's world premiere production opens this week...


Is UN Law Global Law? 

24 Apr

The first event in the City Law School’s Global Law@City Research Dialogue Series will bring together perspectives from theory, fieldwork and practice.


Phusion Projects’ Four Loko Shots – Product Launch 

24 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Phusion Projects is targeting the shots drinking occasion with the release of three new spirits variants under its Four Loko brand name.


Journalism tool INJECT will launch at Cass Innovate conference 

24 Apr

INJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve workflows in busy newsrooms INJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve workflows in busy newsrooms...


THE FORE – funding for social entrepreneurs…. 

24 Apr

How the UK’s “most powerful man you’ve never heard of”, a former captain of the All Blacks, a CEO of Jane Austen’s bank and Dido Harding are disrupting the charity sector...


Distell adds Cruz Vodka to spirits portfolio, with 75% stake purchase 

24 Apr

Courtesy of Just Drinks Distell has purchased majority control of the Cruz Vodka brand, marking its entry into the white spirits segment.


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LocalGov »

Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3.30 pm, Local Government Pensions Board 

26 Apr

Local Government Pensions Board: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 3.30 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

26 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 3.45 pm, Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy & Resources) Committee 

25 Apr

Public Relations and Economic Development Sub (Policy Resources) Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 3.45 pm...


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 1.45 pm, Policy and Resources Committee 

25 Apr

Policy and Resources Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 1.45 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am, Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ’s Hospital 

25 Apr

Committee of Aldermanic Almoners, Common Council Governors and Donation Governors of Christ's Hospital: Monday, 20th March, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Friday, 5th May, 2017 11.30 am, Nominations Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama 

25 Apr

Nominations Committee of the Board of Governors of the Guildhall School of Music Drama: Friday, 5th May, 2017 11.30 am...


Housing Related Support Contracts 

25 Apr

Response by City of London Corporation to A Hare on 25 April 2017 .


Grafitti, 25th April 

25 Apr

Pen grafitti needs removal and Dutch grafitti (scratched/etched grafitti) needs filling and polishing.


Agenda published: Meeting of Thursday, 4th May, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

24 Apr

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Thursday, 4th May, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 11.30 am, Establishment Committee 

24 Apr

Establishment Committee: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 11.30 am...


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London Assembly »

Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


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...


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999 »

London Ambulance Service medic honoured at Buckingham Palace 

25 Apr

Tooting born medic Paul Smith, who has dedicated more than forty years of his life to saving Londoners, has been honoured by HM The Queen at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today (25 April).


Brigade issues water warning after 13 people drown 

24 Apr

Fire chiefs are warning walkers, joggers and anglers to take extra care near canals, rivers and along the Thames as statistics show there have been 13 water related fatalities in London in the last three years...


Drop in at Shadwell fire station for free cycle safety advice 

24 Apr

Cyclists are being offered free road safety advice at Shadwell fire station today (Monday 24 April).


Statement following an incident on Warburton Road, E8. 

17 Apr

Statement following an incident on Warburton Road, E8 on Monday 17 April 2017.


Firefighters attending around 12 London crashes a day 

13 Apr

The Brigade has showcased its road traffic collision capabilities as figures show a 10 per cent rise in crashes attended by the Brigade.


Stock up on medication ahead of the long weekend, warns ambulance service 

12 Apr

As Londoners prepare for the bank holiday break, the capital’s ambulance service is reminding them to check they have enough medication to see them through the long weekend.


Tottenham firefighters save baby at station 

11 Apr

Baby makes full recoverey...


Switch to vaping to reduce fire death risk warns Brigade 

7 Apr

Switching from tobacco to vaping can greatly reduce the risk of dying in a fire according to figures.


Crews carry out exercise in Blackwall Tunnel 

6 Apr

Firefighters from Poplar and East Greenwich fire stations have taken part in a multi-agency exercise in the Blackwall Tunnel organised by Transport for London.


Easter warning from Brigade that Government is ignoring school fire risk 

31 Mar

Sprinklers were installed in just 2% of cases.


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