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Extreme urbanization is making the left more intolerant – and killing urban conservatives

It’s largely forgotten now, but the political polarization is woven into the very fabric of London. In the 18th century, when rivalries between Whigs and Tories were at their fiercest, various squares in the West End were built around the assumption that the two groups would live together. While Hanover …

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residents enter the frank gehry-designed prospect place at london’s battersea power station

PROSPECT PLACE – FRANK GEHRY’S FIRST RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN THE UK Battersea Power Station, London majestic new destination, welcomed its first residents to the Designed by Frank Gehry Prospect Square Buildings. The structures are Gehry’s first residential buildings in the UK and include 308 uniquely designed houses, double-height street-level retail …

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Shaftesbury’s higher valuation is a sign of West End health

Valuation of Shaftesbury’s portfolio recovers slightly West End attendance still down from 2019 levels The past two years have been difficult in the West End. Multiple pandemic waves and resulting lockdowns have hit retailers and hospitality businesses hard as landlords faced the choice of shaking off their tenants for money …

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London law firm staff can work from home full-time – if they take a 20% pay cut | Work at home

Staff at a major London law firm have been told they can work from home permanently – but will have to take a 20% pay cut. Managing partners at Stephenson Harwood are offering lawyers and other staff the opportunity as businesses across the city try to move beyond office-only work …

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Mr Carnaby Street: Covid hasn’t doomed all shops – just the BAD ones

Empire builder: Brian Bickell is the boss of Shaftesbury, whose 16-acre sprawl includes Carnaby Street Brian Bickell – aka Mr Carnaby Street – must dodge shoppers and tourists snapping photos for Instagram as he winds his way through London’s legendary thoroughfare. In this colorful corner of the West End – …

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A spectacular night in the Square Mile

Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:00 p.m. Almost two and a half years after City AM’s last gala dinner, the brightest lights of London’s business community have once again gathered in person to toast the success of the Square Mile during what has been an amazing year. Held for the first …

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London weather: The capital will enjoy a hot bank holiday in early May as the city will be sunnier than Florence

Another bank holiday weekend is approaching this week and the weather should be nice again. So mild, in fact, that Londoners can expect better weather than those in Florence, Italy. The temperature in the capital is predicted by AccuWeather to hover around the 15C and 16C mark, while clouds and …

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Alias ​​Fraudster Sentenced to Jail as Web of Lies Revealed

Darren Jacobson, 47, of Mesne Lea Road, Worsley, was given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay back £58,000 in compensation after claiming a car accident under two different names, according to police in the city ​​of London. Jacobson first made the claim with insurer Aviva. He also withheld …

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THE MONSTER FROM LONDON CITY (1964) Jack the Ripper reviews Krimi

The Monster of London City is a 1964 German Krimi murder film in which a modern-day Jack the Ripper recreates actual murders. Directed by Edwin Zbonek (The crazy executioners) from a screenplay written by Robert A. Stemmle [as R.A. Stemmle] (The crazy executioners; The Curse of the Hidden Chest; The …

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Dramatic clip shows as tenants are ‘attacked’ at London estate agent for ‘unlawful eviction’

Thursday, April 21, 2022 3:24 PM The man in the Twitter clip picking up a billboard, before threatening to hit rent protesters Dramatic footage has emerged online showing the moment tenants were confronted by London estate agents over evictions. Seven people marched into Eaton Green’s offices in Camberwell, to protest …

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Construction begins on one of the largest projects in London, Ontario

Workers wasted no time on Tuesday to begin dismantling Central Avenue in London, Ont. as the first phase of the Adelaide Street North underpass project begins. “We are excited to start the project because it will really improve mobility and safety in a key part of the city,” said Jennie …

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A 30-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a 5am car crash near London City Airport

A man and woman have been rushed to hospital in ‘serious condition’ after an early morning accident in Beckton, east London. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Woolwich Manor Way (E6) shortly before 5am on April 17 following reports of an accident. The collision involved only one vehicle. The …

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The future of Anglicanism is African

The future of the Christian religion in England does not lie in the southern counties or in the old industrial towns of the north. There, the voice and the content of the Bible are a tenuous force, a hoarse murmur. In London, the most multicultural part of Europe, one is …

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Black cabs could be allowed to return to Bank Junction on weekdays

Traffic restrictions were first imposed at the infamous Seven Arm Junction in May 2017 as part of a £1.7m scheme to address road safety concerns. This follows the death of cyclist Ying Tao, 26, who was run over by a left-turning heavy goods vehicle in 2015 on her way to …

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Mayor of London says global investors are targeting opportunities in high-growth UK companies

International investors have the UK high on their radar for a new round of post-Covid investment with Welsh tech and fintech firms able to secure growth funding, says Lord Mayor of London . During an official visit to Wales, Vincent Keaveny said the City of London and its stock exchanges …

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Back to London: Domestic and international shoppers return to UK capital as pandemic subsides

Two years ago, when the pandemic first swept the globe, many city dwellers ran for the exits. From New York to Paris, and across the UK, people living in densely populated urban areas, who were suddenly forced to work from home, have moved to the suburbs or the countryside. But …

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Emotional eyewitness testimony at London murder trial

The last two Crown witnesses at a murder trial in London have described what they saw when a well-known fitness instructor died in the city’s town centre. Mathew Riley testified he was out drinking and partying in May 2018 when he came across an altercation on Richmond Street involving victim …

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Lack of green skills threatens decarbonisation of London offices

The worsening green skills crisis in the capital prompted the City of London Corporation to set up a high-level industry task force to map and fill a serious gap. The new Skills for a Sustainable Skyline task force involves contractors like Mace and Willmott Dixon and …

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Londoners share the city’s ‘unwritten rules’, from accidental rude gestures to saying one thing all the time

Londoners share the city’s unwritten rules that you’ll need in everyday life. It all started when someone asked on Reddit, “Hi, I’m a new immigrant to the UK, but I don’t know anything about UK culture and etiquette (specifically London). All any short books or websites to learn a bit …

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New formula changes city council salary – and could relieve politicians

Breadcrumb Links Local News London City Hall (free file photo) Content of the article Say goodbye to those politically sensitive debates as London councilors struggle to raise their own salaries. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article According to a …

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MLB plans HR Derby tour of London, Seoul and Mexico City

Four former major leaguers, including three who played for the A’s, set off on a home derby tour of London, Seoul and Mexico City. Major League Baseball announced Wednesday that former Oakland players Jonny Gomes, Geovany Soto and Nick Swisher, along with Adrian Gonzalez, will compete in the Home Run …

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Pollution returns to illegal levels in former ‘zero emissions street’ in London | London

The end of Britain’s first ‘zero emissions street’ scheme has led to a return to illegal pollution levels next to one of the country’s biggest cultural centres. Pollution levels had dropped on Beech Street in London, which passes the Barbican Centre, after the City of London Corporation introduced an experimental …

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Search launched for upcoming UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Potential locations have the chance to join Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal and the Tower of London for this prestigious award Successful sites will move on to formal nomination for World Heritage status Heritage Minister Nigel Huddleston today called for the UK’s forthcoming nominations for UNESCO World Heritage status. Open …

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Thoughts from a cancer doctor

By George W. Sledge, Jr., MD We are exhausted, appalled and angry at how our lives have been derailed over the past 2 years. COVID-19 never seems to end, and the new normal is distinctly abnormal. Minor inconveniences aside, the effects on society have been far-reaching. To name a few: …

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Hospitality chiefs urge Sunak to reverse VAT hike or leave London businesses ‘unviable overnight’

Sunday March 20, 2022 1:05 p.m. Hospitality officials have said government plans to raise VAT from current rates of 12.5 per cent to highs of 20 per cent early next month will see some London businesses ‘become unviable overnight’ . Industry chiefs have warned that Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s plans to …

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Greenwich becomes fourth London council to oppose Silvertown tunnel | London

A fourth London council has voted to oppose a new £2billion road tunnel under the River Thames in east London, putting the capital’s mayor at odds with local authorities over his biggest plan to ever infrastructure. Sadiq Khan accused the councils of “wanting[ing] to postpone tough decisions,” after Greenwich councilors …

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Channel 4 hits record out-of-London commission spend

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 2:36 p.m. The proportion of Channel 4’s commissions and expenses outside of London hit a record high last year. Two-thirds of all original programming commissioned for the main channel was produced in-country and regionally, nearly double the broadcaster’s 35% quota set by Ofcom. Ian Katz, Channel …

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The UK’s ‘most isolated village’, just 25 miles from London and so isolated it takes an hour to get to local food shops

Sometimes living in a big city like London can get a little too stressful. Many of us talk about wanting to leave the city and start a new life on the coast or in the countryside. One of the many reasons why life in the capital can often feel too …

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Just 0.1% of idling drivers fined in central London, data reveals | Air pollution

According to data, just one in 1,000 drivers reported for unnecessary idling of their engine have been fined in central London. Toxic air pollution kills around 4,000 people every year in the capital and the councils have targeted parked drivers who fail to switch off their vehicles. In Westminster, more …

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March 6 Ukraine War News: US in talks to ban Russian oil, Netflix suspends Russian service; Ukrainian nuclear power plant under Russian command

Management of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant has come under the orders of the commander of the Russian forces who took control of the site last week, Ukraine told the UN atomic watchdog. Russian forces at the site also cut off some communications networks, including cellphones and the internet, Ukraine’s …

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London, Ont. Police are searching for a 20-year-old suspect in an alleged attack on a city bus – London

London, Ont. Police are looking for a 20-year-old man wanted in connection with an investigation into a reported assault near Richmond Row last week. The incidents involved a London Transit bus in the Oxford and Richmond streets area and took place around 2.30pm on February 22, police said. It is …

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the brutalist nightmare we love

There were, however, tensions between pressures for major residential development and the provision of commercial office buildings which would generate income. The battle was fierce in the 1950s until the government supported the city’s desire for an enlightened environment that would support residents, education and the arts. These were heady …

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Aidan McGee brings modern Irish cuisine to City Hall Plaza: ‘We’re not just potatoes’

What do you want people to know about Irish cuisine? We are not just potatoes. Obviously, we will have traditional dishes like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie. We will obviously have a good steak. But, also, we’ll have our own smoked salmon, and stuff like that. We will make …

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Russia’s foreign exchange reserves escape it

The Russian Central Bank’s large stock of reserves was supposed to keep the currency stable in the face of market panic. Reserves – worth $630 billion at the end of January – are made up of assets and deposits denominated in the world’s major currencies (i.e. the dollar, euro, pound …

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A guide to Bristol, the independent-minded city in the South West

If you stroll along Corn Street in central Bristol, keeping your gaze high above the stalls of vintage clothing and wooden tables stacked with second-hand books, you will spot the striking red and white clock face that adorns the Grade I-listed Corn Exchange building, once used by merchants to trade …

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UK ‘weakens threat to Kremlin by failing to close ownership loophole’ | Foreign Police

Britain has frustrated its EU allies and weakened the West’s financial threat to the Kremlin by failing to close a loophole that will ensure London property remains a safe haven for Russian money, sources say diplomats in Brussels. The new legislation, described as the ‘toughest ever’ by Foreign Secretary Liz …

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You cannot clear history. But if you lived on Prince Andrew Way, you could try | Marine Hyde

AAs you know, Oliver Dowden laments threats to all UK statues – indeed, this week found the Conservative President in Washington DC, giving a speech on such things to a US think tank. As a keen student of his joint theories, I have always looked forward to the day when …

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Sadiq Khan calls for improvements to London’s social housing as 1 in 7 fails to meet basic standards

“However, at a time when new, high-quality social housing is desperately needed, I am determined that we do not forget those who struggle in housing that fails to meet basic standards. We need change radical approach because too many houses are still not in decent condition. Big Issue Foundation Donate …

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No 10 pressured me to drop anti-money laundering measures, says ex-minister | Foreign Police

A former Tory minister, once at the heart of efforts to tackle money laundering in London, has revealed that during Theresa May’s tenure as Prime Minister, No 10 ‘leaned on him’ when he tabled amendments to introduce a public register of property owners abroad. Lord Faulks said he first tried …

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UK’s biggest crypto chief calls out city watchdog to curb innovation

Sunday February 13, 2022 5:30 p.m. The city watchdog has come under fire from the head of Britain’s biggest cryptocurrency firm after suggesting the UK is falling behind its EU cousins. Peter Smith, CEO of Blockchain.com, said The Telegraph that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) had taken a “risk-first approach” …

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Middlesex-London under alert for cold weather from Saturday to Monday – London

As some residents of London, Ont., and Middlesex County prepare to warm their hearts for Valentine’s Day, a string of freezing temperatures ahead shows he has other plans. The Middlesex-London Health Unit has issued a cold weather alert for the region which will come into effect on Saturday, which is …

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What Lloyd’s departure from London would mean for the City

Thursday, February 10, 2022 11:36 a.m. The iconic Lloyd’s of London building, the beating heart of London’s centuries-old insurance market. Lloyd’s of London could leave London. A pandemic-caused hit to office traffic has left him considering a move to another location. The company said AM City she has recently considered …

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Where was Trigger Point filmed? Inside the ITV show venues in London and Kent

Where Trigger Point was filmed, including London and Kent filming locations used for the ITV drama starring Vicky McClure, Adrian Lester and Mark Stanley Trigger Point was filmed on location in London ( Picture: ITV) ITV’s latest drama, Trigger Point, has us on the edge of our seats. The thrilling …

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City launches inquiry after 15 people were displaced by a fire at a London home

Breadcrumb Links Local News The City of London is investigating a house in north east London where 12 people escaped a fire early on Tuesday and three others were rescued by firefighters, a city official said. Publication date : February 01, 2022 • 4 minutes ago • 3 minute read …

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What tips are grabbing property in major postcodes?

It seems that the old real estate mantra of location, location, location is not lost on our local councils, with around 40% of them having their main offices located in areas where the prices of l ‘real estate are higher than the local authority …

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Brexit news: Nigel Farage mocks crisis predictions after another win for City of London | Politics | News

Nigel Farage has told GB News viewers that forecasts of Brexit disaster have once again failed after another massive vote of confidence in the UK. It comes after a report by EY found that 90% of major global financial services said they would look to move to the UK or …

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The Big Interview: Dexter Moren, Founding Director, Dexter Moren Associates

Founding Director of Dexter Moren Associates talks to our Managing Editor Richard Frost about the hotel design practice’s current pipeline, window shakers and Tesla Powerwalls. It’s been exactly 30 years since Dexter Moren established the London-based architecture and interior design firm that bears his name. In an exclusive conversation, he …

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Why is air pollution in London so bad and what can we do about it?

In the previous three years, Ella, who lived near South Circular Road in Lewisham, had been to hospital nearly 30 times and suffered multiple seizures. In December 2020, she became the first person in the UK to list air pollution as a cause of death. But Ella is not alone. …

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Saturday transfer rumours: Manchester City arrival, Chelsea to sign starlet, Arteta’s anti-City deal

Hhello and welcome to this saturday transfer rumors Blog. the January transfer window fast approaching, with teams already having potential targets in mind, so we’ll bring you all the latest rumors and deals made. Saturday’s transfer rumors This is the start of our transfer rumors blog, with the most recent …

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New 1.5-acre park opens in heart of city as workers flock to Square Mile

Friday, January 21, 2022 5:59 a.m. The first city workers strolled through the new Square Mile park this morning as the 1.5-acre Exchange Square in Broadgate opened to the public after a complete overhaul. The park, part of a £1.5billion redesign of the square, quadruples the amount of green space …

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London weather: A glorious sunrise makes the sky above the city feel like it’s on fire

A beautiful sunrise is difficult to beat. And, we might be biased, but a beautiful sunrise over London is especially hard to beat. Dawn broke dramatically over the capital this morning (January 19). READ MORE: Britons urged to protect ‘vulnerable’ parents from freezing ‘arctic air’ as temperatures set to drop …

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Kelvin Fletcher ditched the campaign for a wedding in town – see epic photos

January 17, 2022 – 22:22 GMT hellomagazine.com Kelvin Fletcher wedding: Former Emmerdale actor Kelvin, who is expecting twins with wife Elizabeth Marsland, married in 2015 – see photos Old Emmerdale Star Kelvin Fletcher just announced the good news that he and his wife Elizabeth Marsland are expecting twins! The couple …

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Zahter, London: “The best baklava I’ve ever had” – restaurant review | Food

Zahter, 30-32 Foubert’s Place, London W1F 7PS (zahter.co.uk). Hot and cold meze £9-£18, platters £18-£42, desserts £8-£9, wines from £29 The Instagram accounts I follow, like the jars of gummy condiments I collect in my fridge, are a real mess: chefs showing off what they fattened last night; the carpet-bagging …

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London named best city in the world to be a young entrepreneur, ahead of NYC, San Francisco and Moscow

Friday, January 14, 2022 1:48 p.m. Using Forbes 30 Under 30 lists from Europe, North America, Russia, Asia and Africa, London has been named the best city in the world to be a young entrepreneur. Although North America is by far the most popular for providing Forbes Under 30 candidates, …

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City of London Hampstead Heath boss to resign

Posted: 6:45 PM January 12, 2022 Hampstead Heath head of the City of London Corporation is leaving the company after six ‘fulfilling years’. Anne Fairweather is leaving the City of London Corporation (CoLC) at the next election. Under his chairmanship of the Heath Committee, controversial mandatory charges were introduced for …

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Weekend violence on the Victoria Park ice rink

Violent incidents at the Victoria Park ice rink led to the arrest of four young people and numerous witnesses wondering if they would return. Vanessa Armstrong was there for one of the incidents. “It was like a twilight zone, like it came out of nowhere. These children were now hitting …

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Landlord places tenants in unit without heat after missing repair time due to explosion

Two elderly people displaced by a suspicious explosion in their London apartment building are being accommodated by their landlord in accommodation without heating or furniture, as a city order to carry out repairs has come and gone. Lynn Buckingham, 72, her roommate Doug Shearing and other displaced tenants were hosted …

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Mayor hails success of London vaccination effort as he urges more Londoners to come forward – London Business News

London Mayor Sadiq Khan today hailed the success of the vaccination program in London and praised the incredible work of the NHS as more than 86% of adult Londoners have received their first dose. Nearly 2 million vaccines were given in the capital over the past month as the booster …

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An Indian start-up mandated by the mayor’s office of London to create a gaming hub

Local gaming start-up Microgravity has been appointed by the London Mayor’s Office to set up an augmented and virtual reality (AR / VR) gaming arena in the city. The deal is expected to be finalized within the next fortnight, Rahul Bhattacharya, chief executive of Microgravity, said in a recent interaction. …

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Former presidential candidate Bashir Tofa is dead

Bashir Tofa, a former presidential candidate, has died. Mr. Tofa died Monday morning at the age of 74 after a long illness. A close associate of the deceased, Magaji Galadima (Kachallan Kano), announced the death in a post on Facebook. Mr. Galadima wrote: “Allahu akbar, we have finally lost Alh. …

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Arsenal v Man City highlights: Gabriel sent off as Rodri’s late goal gives Pep Guardiola victory

Arsenal host Manchester City this afternoon in the opening match of 2022 at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners enter the game after seeing their coaching staff hit hard by a wave of COVID, meaning manager Mikel Arteta will not be on the sideline for the game. Instead, assistant Albert Stuivenberg …

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Brexit news: “Macron threats” prompted London to become the world’s leading financial center | City & Business | Finance

The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on January 1, 2021 after a final trade agreement signed between the two parties. It follows several months of tense and often bitter negotiations. But, following the historic Brexit referendum in June 2016, several predictions had been made suggesting that tens of …

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Quick-delivery ‘arms race’ drives up rents for commercial properties in London

A worker fills orders at a Gorillas ‘dark store’ in London’s trendy Shoreditch on May 20, 2021. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – A battle for space fueling the super-fast grocery delivery boom is pushing up rents in parts of London’s commercial property sector. Companies like Getir, …

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Cities cancel big New Years events around the world

(CNN) – For a while there it appeared that maybe we could ring New Years Eve in the big cities of the planet with something akin to the big celebrations of old. Another outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus have dashed …

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The best classical music of Fiona Maddocks in 2021 | Classical music

WWe were hoping that this would be the year when everything went well: that concert halls would buzz with full crowds; that musicians would return to work full time; that soloists could travel again without fear of quarantine and testing (aside from the unresolved difficulties caused by Brexit) – most …

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Vampyr is now free to download from the Epic Games Store

Vampyr is currently free to download as part of the Epic Games Store “15 Days of Free Games” promotion. The narrative action-RPG from developer Dontnod and publisher Focus Home Interactive is available for free for 24 hours, with the giveaway due to end at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. …

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New Years Eve celebration at Victoria Park canceled

For the second year in a row, the City of London has canceled the New Year’s celebration that was usually held in Victoria Park. The city announced the decision on Twitter on Tuesday, calling it a “difficult but necessary decision.” Last year was the first time in over 20 years …

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Major incident declared in London due to rapid spread of Omicron as cases increase across the country

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has declared a “major incident” in the capital due to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant. Mr Khan said it was a statement of the gravity of things. It comes as the number of cases increases across the country. In the past seven days, …

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The COVID-19 epidemic among the homeless in St. Thomas grows: the best doctor

Breadcrumb Links Local news Up to 18 homeless people are in isolation after a cluster of COVID-19 cases erupted in St. Thomas this week, the Elgin and Oxford counties medical officer of health said. Author of the article: Calvi Leon • Journalist Local Journalism Initiative Release date : Dec 16 …

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Covid: Traffic and use of public transport down as guidance work reintroduced in England

Work at home which went into effect today had an immediate impact on traffic levels and the number of people using public transport across England, new statistics show. The government has urged people to work from home whenever possible starting Monday, under the new Plan B borders brought amid growing …

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London Police Union hold vote of no confidence, challenging leader’s leadership

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Dale carruthers Release date : Dec 11, 2019 2021 • 45 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join the conversation London Police Chief Steve Williams taking the oath. (Free photo of the press kit). Content of the article Members of …

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Letters to the Editor: December 10

City leaders are afraid to make big changes Regarding the letter, City lacks vision and leadership (December 8) I think our “leaders” know what needs to be done. They are just afraid to do it. They have the vision, but not the spine. No one wants to step in, offend …

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Jefferies Cancels Travel, Parties, Resumes Remote Work Due to COVID

A person rides a bicycle outside a mobile coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination clinic during the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant in Manhattan, New York, United States on December 7, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register December 8 (Reuters) – Jefferies …

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest Vaccine Mandate and Omicron News

Video transcription Back transcription New York City Institutes Vaccination Mandate for All Private Employers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a broad coronavirus vaccine mandate would go into effect for all private employers on December 27 to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. De Blasio said the …

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Central and Victoria line drivers stage second walkout as MORE action is planned throughout December

Night Tube has been abandoned (More…) TfL hopes the Night Tube can still work, but admitted there would likely be fewer trains than they had hoped. RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: “This strike is about the dismantling of popular and family-friendly agreements that made the original Night Tube successful. …

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Pressure mounts on province for answers to deadly apartment collapse

Breadcrumb Links Local news The Ontario government must accelerate its investigation into the partial collapse of the Teeple Terrace apartment in London a year ago that killed two workers, according to political and construction industry observers. Author of the article: Norman De Bono Release date : 03 dec. 2021 • …

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5-star Italian luxury arrives in France – Robb Report

When the bell boy at the new Bulgari hotel in Paris took my luggage at the start of a recent stay, he asked me what I thought of the place. After I told him that I found him quite stylish, he replied: “It’s Italian”, then, without wasting time, “A mixture …

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A group of tiny works of art near Covent Gardens

Near Covent Garden, a new development of boutiques on Mercers Walk recently added a group of tiny works of art that offer a bit of a scavenger hunt to seek out. They’re in the walls and floors, and they’re all tied to a City of London livery company, the Mercers, …

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Ocean City’s “Downtown Miracle”

Left to right, sisters Brooke and Delaney Duffy and their cousins ​​Morgan and Mackenzie Williamson and Bridget Duffy enjoy the extravagance of holiday shopping on Asbury Avenue. By MADDY VITALE There was Santa Claus. There were two very happy elves. There was live entertainment. There were horse and carriage rides. …

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Parthenon marbles should never have been removed, writes Boris Johnson | Parthenon marbles

Boris Johnson believed in 2012 that the Parthenon sculptures “should never have been removed from the Acropolis” and admitted that ideally they would continue to be seen in their entirety in Athens, reveals a letter shared with the Guardian. Writing to a Greek provincial official, the then Mayor of London …

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Anger over plan to replace historic Westminster gas streetlights with LEDs | London

Two centuries after the first gas fires appeared in the streets of London, casting a romantic glow in the twilight, a few hundred remain in some of the capital’s most historic districts. But not for long. Westminster City Council plans to convert 299 gas lights to electricity, saying LED lights …

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Blue and green lights have been spotted in the London night sky and everyone is wondering why

Many have taken to social media to share videos and photos of what appears to be an Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP), which saw clouds from Ealing to Walthamstow change color. Social media was quick to speculate on the reasons – with some blaming the aliens. A Twitter user said: “I …

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Officers redeployed as London police face massive surge in demand – London

A number of police officers in London, Ont., Working in proactive initiatives are redeployed to the frontlines as the police department faces a workload that the city’s top cop has described as “reaching a peak. breaking point “. Chief Steve Williams shared the news at Thursday’s meeting of the London …

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HULT Private Capital explores why invest in Salford rather than London?

While Landsec completes the premier sale of E14 in time for the acquisition of MediaCity; HULT Private Capital explains why they turned their attention from London to Salford. Last week we learned that the UK’s Land Securities Group PLC (LAND.L) has agreed to the sale of its Harbor Exchange portfolio, …

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Interim Manager and Program Manager (Acting BA) | Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Interim Manager and Program Manager (Interim BA)Guildhall School of Music and Drama£ 66,400 – £ 75,880 per year including London weighting and depending on skills and experiencePermanent, full time (35 hours per week)Ref: GS628 Guild School is a vibrant international community of musicians, actors and production artists in the heart …

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London call? No, screening in London

Here are 20 films that share that sentiment. Ivor Novello in “The tenant”.Courtesy of the British Film Institute and the Harvard Film Archive. The tenant (1927) Alfred Hitchcock’s best-known silent film is a reworking of Jack the Ripper history, with plenty of fog – which is as much a London …

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Warning issued about fraud that cost homebuyers millions

Deeside.com> News Posted: Tue, October 26, 2021 Update: Tue 26 October Homebuyers are warned of an increase in scams that have seen victims scam hundreds of thousands of pounds. The National Economic Crime Center has launched a campaign to raise awareness about payment embezzlement fraud (PDF). Working with partners from …

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City Commons work recognized with six Green Flag awards

Award-winning: Farthing Downs in Coulsdon and six other City Commons areas in and around Croydon received Green Flag status Seven green spaces in and around Croydon which are protected by the City of London Corporation have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag status. Coulsdon Common, Kenley Common, Farthing Downs and …

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The park bench is an endangered species

Like a kid Growing up in a gray suburb of London, I loved going in search of the perfect park bench. We only had five in our local park, and one was broken. Some Sunday mornings my father could be persuaded to go to new parks. We would take a …

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New town hall: toilets and neutral flags for minorities

The £ 13.6million move to Crystal in the Royal Docks has been delayed, but the building is set to become the new headquarters of the Greater London Authority by Christmas. Planning permission was obtained from Newham Council to deploy a “rolling program” of flags from three 10-meter flag poles outside …

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NBK receives the Mayor of London

KOWET: City of London Mayor William Russell poses for a group photo with officials from the National Bank of Kuwait during a visit to NBK headquarters yesterday. KUWAIT: The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) welcomed William Russell, Lord Mayor of the City of London, and his accompanying delegation for a …

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