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Man spared jail for elbowing woman in the face on packed rush hour Tube train 

18 Aug

Robert Bucknor-Smartt told police he had been the victim of racist abuse, but CCTV showed that he was the aggressor (Picture: Jeremy Selwyn) A commuter wept in court today as he was spared jail for elbowing a woman in the face on a Tube train.


Commuter facing jail for elbowing woman in the face during Tube rush hour crush 

18 Aug

Robert Bucknor-Smartt told police he had been the victim of racist abuse, but CCTV showed that he was the aggressor (Picture: Jeremy Selwyn) A commuter who admitted seeing ‘a red mist’ and elbowing a woman in the face has been told he faces a ...


CIA ‘warned Spanish police terrorists could target Las Ramblas’ two months ago 

17 Aug

The death toll is 13 but could still rise (Picture: EPA) The CIA essentially predicted the Barcelona terror attack and warned local police that Las Ramblas could be targeted, it has emerged.


Man filmed kicking terrified dog in its face in front of shoppers 

17 Aug

The man was filmed kicking the terrified dog in its face on a busy Liverpool street (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A man was filmed kicking his terrified dog in its face in broad daylight on a busy street.


Confederate statues torn down overnight as KKK warn of more violence to come 

16 Aug

A bystander takes a picture of the monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland after it was taken down early Wednesday (Picture: AP) A number of Confederate monuments were taken down in Baltimore under the cover of darkness in response to...


Woman wins £800,000 country mansion and title of ‘Lady of the Manor’ after buying £2 raffle ticket 

16 Aug

Marie Segar from Warrington was the lucky winner after owner Dunstan Low came up with a novel way to sell his home...


Huge plastic whale unveiled near Tower Bridge outlines plastic problem polluting oceans 

15 Aug

A ten-metre whale made entirely of plastic has been unveiled near Tower Bridge to raise awareness about ocean pollution.


Furious protesters tear down Confederate statue in North Carolina as tensions rise after tragic Charlottesville clashes 

15 Aug

TV footage showed demonstrators kicking and stomping the fallen bronze statue after storming the monument site as anger spread across the world...


Masked terrorist ploughs into crowd in new TV series showing gruesome scenes eerily similar to London Bridge attack 

11 Aug

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: TV executives refused to cut the harrowing scenes, which were integral to the plot of the Stephen King book that the US series is based on...


Revealed: Hate crime surged after Westminster, London Bridge and Manchester terror attacks 

10 Aug

Hate crime reports surged as Britain was hit by a spate of terrorist attacks earlier this year, new figures have revealed.


Borough Market restaurant evacuated after three injured in suspected acid attack 

10 Aug

Police and firefighters are on the scene (Picture: PA) A popular Borough Market restaurant was evacuated today over fears of an acid attack.


Woman knocked down by mopeds on London Bridge pavement 

9 Aug

Police had earlier tried to stop the trio, who were riding on the pavement of the bridge.


Pedestrian hit by moped on London Bridge pavement as gang 'fled from police' 

9 Aug

A pedestrian was hit by a moped on London Bridge after three riders dodged anti-terror barriers and drove on the pavement.


Striking workers protest against bosses in London as pay fights hot up 

8 Aug

Chants of ?low pay?no way? rang out in the City of London financial district today, Thursday, as workers from three disputes took to the streets.


Tom Holland: The glory of Ancient Rome is right beneath our streets 

8 Aug

Long before England existed, London was a Roman capital.


Shocking footage shows jogger ‘push’ complete stranger in front of oncoming bus while crossing London bridge 

8 Aug

The woman, aged 33, was left with minor injuries but police want to trace the man as soon as possible...


This new electric black cab can be yours for £55,000 

5 Aug

A new zero-emission capable black cab is out.


Footage shows panic in central London after moped thieves strike with liquid 

3 Aug

A man rushed to the victim’s aid with water and a taxi driver offered him a lift to hospital (Picture: Met Police) Dramatic footage showing moped-riding thieves fleeing after dousing a man with liquid near London’s Harrods department store has ...


My lifesavers of London Bridge: Man stabbed by terrorist meets the hero medics who treated him 

29 Jul

Richard Livett is one of 11 London Bridge terror attack victims who survived after being treated by the Royal London Hospital's trauma team...


London mayor Sadiq Khan has no idea what Donald Trump’s ‘beef’ with him is about 

29 Jul

They are not letting it go: London mayor Sadiq Khan and US president Donald Trump (Picture: Getty) Sadiq Khan has told Donald Trump ‘we are not schoolchildren’.


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The leper hospital of St Giles in the Fields (1117) 

20 Aug

According to John Richardson’s “Annals of London”, nine hundred years ago, in 1117, a leper hospital was founded by Queen Matilda at St Giles in the Fields.


Healeys re-releases its Cornish Gold cider 

19 Aug

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Cornish cider producer Healeys has re-released its premium cider Cornish Gold using the original 30 year old recipe Read the full article here...


Professor Chris Rowley comments on the Minimum Wage Review 

18 Aug

Government review names and shames' 233 organisations for not paying the national minimum wage.


City Law School expert comments on NAFTA 

18 Aug

North American Free Trade Agreement is renegotiated in Washington North American Free Trade Agreement is renegotiated in Washington...


“I’m sending a signal to certain people that we’ve been talking to” – Treasury Wine Estates CEO – just-drinks exclusive 

18 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Treasury Wine Estates has “sent a signal” to potential acquisition targets, with the group head saying he is “very patient” to make the right purchase.


This week in spirits & wine, featuring Remy Cointreau lessons, E&J Gallo’s craft play and a happy end to Pernod Ricard’s strike threat 

18 Aug

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


Vicar’s Marathon 

18 Aug

Marathon Fundraising: The Vicar is back on track After having to back out of the London Marathon this year due to injury, Bertrand vowed he would be back on the running track.


Food policy expert joins new government-backed obesity research team 

18 Aug

Professor Corinna Hawkes is one of the lead researchers in the £5m research unit Professor Corinna Hawkes is one of the lead researchers in the £5m research unit...


Remy Cointreau’s Bruichladdich Octomore The 8’s Series – Product Launch 

18 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks RemyCointreau has released details of a limited edition series of Bruichladdichsingle malts, under the brand’s Octomoreline.


Scotch workers call off strike threat as Pernod Ricard settles pay dispute 

18 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Pernod Ricard has resolved strike action at one of its Scottish distilleries after agreeing to improved pay conditions.


The link between corporate values, ethics and employee recruitment: empirical evidence from the professional services industry 

18 Aug

  By Angelika Bialowas and Jonathan Andrews, Future Trainee Solicitors at Reed Smith LLP   Over June-July 2017, as part of a Business Intelligence Project for MA (LPC) as Future Trainee Solicitors at Reed Smith LLP, we undertook a research project ...


Three Sixty vodka launched in the UK 

18 Aug

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Three Sixty diamond filtrated vodka in its eye-catching bottle arrives in premium clubs, bars, hotels and restaurants Read the full article here...


David Cox to retire as CEO of The Benevolent 

18 Aug

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: The Benevolent has announced that its CEO, David Cox is to retire from his role at the end of the year Read the full article here...


Newsflash: DJ Hype, Hazard and Kahn Neek Return to FABRICLIVE for the 18th Birthday 

18 Aug

Newsflash: DJ Hype, Hazard and Kahn Neek Return to FABRICLIVE for the 18th Birthday Posted on Friday 18th August, 2017 Today we’re happy to present the line-up for the FABRICLIVE leg of our 18th Birthday weekend leaning in with the return of Hype ...


Legacies 

17 Aug

Making a Difference: Leaving a Legacy to All Hallows Many people donate regularly to support the mission and ministry of All Hallows, and gifts in Wills also play an important part in Christian giving.


European bounceback adds shine to global Cognac growth – figures 

17 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks A return to growth in Europe has helped boost global Cognac volumes as exports jumped for the third year in a row, according to figures released this week.


E&J Gallo makes spirits play with Germain-Robin US brandy buy 

17 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks EJ Gallo has confirmed the addition of Germain-Robin to its brandy portfolio.


Crab Tavern, Broadgate 

17 Aug

On a scorching midsummer’s day, my husband and I fight our way through the al fresco crowds to sample the delights of the Crab Tavern.


New review sheds light on why dance is not only about sex and beauty 

17 Aug

Study suggests that these beneficial functions of dance are biologically are at least as important as any beauty or courtship benefits Study suggests that these beneficial functions of dance are biologically are at least as important as any beauty or...


Treasury Wine Estates on acquisition trail as sales stay strong in FY fiscal-2017- results 

17 Aug

Courtesy of Just Drinks Treasury Wine Estates has said it is “pursuing inorganic growth opportunities”, having posted another double-digit lift in the top line for its latest fiscal-full-year.


Our meeting on 15th August 

17 Aug

Our meeting last Tuesday was great fun, very informative and with quite a few guests, which we love to have around as much as the members;) What also made this evening very special was members delivering a role for the first time: Cristelle as ...


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LocalGov »

Bank on Safety enforcement 

19 Aug

Request to City of London Corporation by C Wragg .


Emergency plan 

19 Aug

Request to City of London Corporation by Abdul Hai .


Minutes published: Meeting of Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 9.30 am, Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee 

18 Aug

Projects Sub (Policy and Resources) Committee: Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 9.30 am...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 3.15 pm, Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board 

17 Aug

Nominations Committee of the Barbican Centre Board: Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 3.15 pm...


Minutes published: Meeting of Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 1.45 pm, Barbican Centre Board 

17 Aug

Barbican Centre Board: Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 1.45 pm...


Meeting scheduled: Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

16 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 11.00 am...


Agenda published: Meeting of Wednesday, 23rd August, 2017 11.00 am, Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee 

15 Aug

Licensing (Hearing) Sub Committee: Wednesday, 23rd August, 2017 11.00 am...


Cycle lane sign is round the wrong way, 15th August 

15 Aug

Blue contraflow cycle-lane sign at the south end of Philpott Lane is rotated round the wrong way.


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against Viagogo, VGL Services or Viagogo AG since 1 June 2016 

15 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 15 August 2017 .


enforcement action or investigation undertaken by Trading Standards against StubHub (and EBay) since 1 June 2016 

15 Aug

Response by City of London Corporation to Mark McLaren on 15 August 2017 .


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London Assembly »

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”.


Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks 

23 Jun

– Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’ – Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower – No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development Sadiq Khan has refused to review...


Plans to close half of London police stations exposed in leaked emails 

23 Jun

– Memos show front counters will reduce from 73 to 36 –  Sadiq Khan’s team has been formulating plans since December – Includes discussions of how best to spin the closures to the public – Mayor used election campaign...


Susan Hall 

20 Jun

Constituency: Londonwide GLA Conservatives spokesperson on Economy Member of the Economy Committee Member of the Police and Crime Committee Susan was elected as a Harrow Councillor for Hatch End Ward in 2006.


Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


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...


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We reveal the top London boroughs for alcohol-related incidents 

17 Aug

London Ambulance Service has revealed which London boroughs see the highest number of alcohol-related incidents as part of its #NotAnAmbulance campaign.


Response to BBC story on Grenfell refurbishment 

17 Aug

In response to BBC Radio 4's World Tonight story on the Brigade's 'involvement' in the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, we have issued the following statement.


Vintage vehicles on display at event to celebrate Brigade’s heritage 

15 Aug

Visitors will have a rare chance to see a 100-year-old fire engine...


Senior woman firefighter awarded for changing the way the Brigade thinks about fire 

8 Aug

One of the country’s most senior woman firefighters has won two prestigious international academic awards for fundamentally changing the national approach to how fires are fought, to make both firefighters and the public safer.


Firefighter back in saddle after horror crash to raise money for air ambulance 

8 Aug

West Norwood firefighter Paul Brown, who was critically injured cycling to work 10 years ago, was back in the saddle when he completed the Ride London 100-mile challenge to raise money for London Air Ambulance.


Paramedic mugged by moped gang in London’s West End 

4 Aug

Thieves on mopeds mounted a crowded pavement in the West End to steal a phone out of the hand of a London Ambulance Service cycle paramedic while she was on duty.


Fire Investigator’s retirement means end of service for Roscoe and Murphy 

4 Aug

A Fire Investigator and dog handler is retiring – and taking two of the Brigade’s most famous recruits with him...


Apply to be a firefighter and truly get inside London Fire Brigade 

3 Aug

We're recruiting firefighters...


Summer season sees peak in alcohol-related incidents in London 

2 Aug

Londoners are getting more drunk in August than in December’s party season, according to a new campaign launched by London Ambulance Service today (1 August).


Meet two of the stars of the ITV Inside London Fire Brigade documentary 

2 Aug

Find out more about our documentary stars...


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