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Abandoned station used by Churchill awaits new tenant

2015-05-24 19:00

An abandoned Underground station used by Winston Churchill as a bunker during World War II could become London's latest go-to bar or gallery under.

Blitzbokke won't give up

2015-05-15 08:42

The Blitzbokke are not prepared to thrown int he towel as the Sevens World Series season ends in London this weekend

PICS: Gun salutes fired in London to honour Britain's new princess

2015-05-04 16:56

Dozens of deafening volleys were fired from Hyde Park to celebrate the birth of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

We chat to Mango Groove founding member John Leyden ahead of their London show

2015-03-05 18:00

Ahead of their first show in London in 20 years, we had the opportunity to ask Mango Groove founding member John Leyden a few questions.

China's Minsheng to invest $1.5bn in London

2015-02-15 17:00

China's largest private investment fund, says it will invest $1.5bn in a Chinese-led project to develop a new financial district in London.

Malala heartbroken by Pakistan school slayings

2014-12-16 15:19

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, says she is heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.

Britons petition banks on forex fees

2014-11-20 12:39

Over 13 000 Britons have signed an online petition calling for regulators to force banks to reveal how much they make on everyday foreign currency transactions.

UK rates likely to stay at record lows

2014-11-12 11:29

Governor Mark Carney is expected to announce interest rates will stay low until the middle of 2015 when he gives the Bank of England’s latest economic forecast.

Opec sees global energy demand soaring

2014-11-07 17:09

Opec says global energy demand will climb by 60% by 2040 compared to 2010 levels, with greenhouse-gas-emitting fossil fuels remaining the main source of power.

Low growth, price cuts plague eurozone

2014-11-05 17:00

Eurozone business growth has picked up less than expected in October, despite another deep round of price cuts.

 

Blitzbokke are 'still hurting'

2015-05-20 10:21

The Blitzbokke arrived back in Cape Town on Tuesday, hurting after a disappointing end to their Sevens World Series season

Blitzbokke still in with a chance

2015-05-14 10:01

The HSBC Sevens World Series enters its final round this weekend, and the Blitzbokke still have a chance of coming out on top.

Sade's loving life in London

2015-04-09 09:25

The former TV presenter has officially relocated to the UK.

London stocks high at end of record-breaking week

2015-02-27 16:40

London's stock market has hit a record high, rounding off a successful week for European indices thanks to a deal on Greece's bailout and positive company results.

Foreign investors in London forcing out locals

2015-01-11 16:28

Tough foreign competition in the London commercial property market is forcing local investors to invest in regional cities to tap rising rents.

Hochschild Mining cuts executive pay

2014-12-10 12:15

Hochschild Mining says chairperson Eduardo Hochschild will become non-executive chairperson and will also further slash executive pay.

Gemfields' South African boss has big plans

2014-11-19 12:33

Gemfields CE Ian Harebottle is aiming for a $1bn business in the next 18 months and says in two to three years' time he may even ask 'shall we buy De Beers'?

Canary Wharf's home-building bet in London

2014-11-09 13:55

Canary Wharf Group's plans for high-rise living in London's transformed financial centre mark a new departure for it and workers in Britain's capital.

Gold firms plan drastic cuts to survive

2014-11-07 06:00

Struggling gold producers are increasingly planning to scrap dividends, cut jobs, halt projects and shut mines to survive the latest price plunge.

UK's rapid economy recovery may slow down

2014-11-05 16:35

Britain's rapid economic recovery could slow in the final months of 2014 after uncertainty about the global economy started to hit domestic businesses.

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