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    1. July 17, 2015

      Battle for the heart of Spitalfields in London

      Doomed and grimly magnificent” is how architecture critic Ian Nairn described east London’s Spitalfields in 1966. Today...

    2. June 25, 2015

      City of London Corporation to embark on mass housebuilding

      The City of London Corporation is to embark on its first major housebuilding programme for half a century, in an...

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      Exploring the global city, from politics, transport and massive demographic change to ...
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    1. May 29, 2015

      City Insider: Mark Boleat’s Brexit spat ‘just internal politics’

      City of London Corp: Boleat’s Brexit spat With an EU referendum now on the cards, the gloves are starting to come off —...

    2. April 9, 2015

      City appeals to businesses to reduce deliveries and cut pollution

      The City of London Corporation has stepped up a call for companies to cut back vehicle deliveries and use more hybrid...

    3. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: City says housing threatens London’s competitiveness

      The City of London Corporation has warned that London’s housing market is “reaching crisis point” and could undermine...

    4. November 17, 2014

      Salesforce, City of London and the etiquette of skyscraper names

      A skyscraper by any other name Sports stadiums, road bridges, bicycle hire schemes, cable cars: it is increasingly...

    5. November 12, 2014

      City of London answers businesses’ call for superfast broadband

      Plans to provide the City of London’s own infrastructure for superfast broadband are being drawn up to help residents...

    6. November 2, 2014

      Swimmers battle City’s plans to reinforce dams at Hampstead ponds

      An early morning dip among the reeds and ducks in one of Hampstead Heath’s bathing pools, surrounded by grassy banks...

    7. October 9, 2014

      City should be spared resident evil

      Free markets are threatening the future of the City. That is the paradox of a government plan to allow offices to be...

    8. September 29, 2014

      CISI chairman is elected new Lord Mayor of London

      Alan Yarrow, chairman of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, has been elected Lord Mayor of London,...

    9. September 29, 2014

      The City of London’s strange history

      The City of London is known for its invisible earnings, as a hub of financial services such as insurance, commodities...

    10. September 5, 2014

      Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf to lead child abuse inquiry

      Fiona Woolf, the Lord Mayor of London, will head an independent investigation that will focus on allegations of child...

    11. April 23, 2014

      Accountancy and law to drive City jobs growth

      Professional services such as accountancy and law will be the main driver of jobs growth in the City of London during...

    12. March 21, 2014

      Labour win raises questions on City of London’s independence

      The City of London’s centuries-old independence from party politics has been brought into question after Labour won its...

    13. February 10, 2014

      Henderson counts cost of battle for Smithfield

      A once-in-a-decade planning battle has erupted in the City of London that is pitting two small but influential...

    14. January 22, 2014

      JPMorgan raises alarm over rising euroscepticism in Britain

      JPMorgan has warned that the UK could lose its clout in transatlantic trade and regulatory disputes if it exits the...

    15. December 17, 2013

      UK financial services industry tax rose to £65bn in 2012/13

      Tax paid by the UK financial services industry rose from £63bn to £65bn last year, equivalent to 11.7 per cent of total...

    16. December 13, 2013

      City of London to help fund Crossrail art exhibitions

      A plan to create permanent art exhibitions in Crossrail’s central London stations has come a step closer after the City...

    17. December 12, 2013

      London needs investment in transport and housing, says Adonis

      London needs investment in bridges, rail routes, hub airport capacity and housing to fuel its economy, according to a...

    18. November 22, 2013

      British Institutions: The City of London

      I happened to be standing by the reception desk in the City of London Guildhall when she walked in, tall and striking,...

    19. November 18, 2013

      London banks quit carbon trading

      At least 10 London banks have scaled back or closed their carbon trading desks amid turmoil in the European emissions...

    20. September 30, 2013

      Fiona Woolf second woman in 800 years to be Lord Mayor of London

      A woman has been elected Lord Mayor of London for only the second time inthe institution’s 800-year history. Fiona...

    21. September 26, 2013

      EU referendum fears tower over City’s future

      As Conservative MPs prepare to make a fresh push to force an early referendum on EU membership, the renewed debate over...

    22. August 13, 2013

      Nosy but nice: how waste bins could have public benefits

      Londoners have become used to a scarcity of rubbish bins since their widescale removal in the 1980s, when the IRA used...

    23. May 30, 2013

      Workers miss out on bonuses and rises as City of London cuts back

      Fewer City professionals have received bonuses in the past year, the amounts have fallen and only a minority have...

    24. May 23, 2013

      Mario Draghi in City of London call for ‘more European UK’

      Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, tackled the political debate surrounding Britain’s EU membership...

    25. April 28, 2013

      London promotes social impact fund

      The City of London Corporation has made its first forays into social impact investments, in an effort to catalyse...

    26. March 25, 2013

      London retains financial services crown

      London remains at the top of the league of global financial centres but overseas hubs are closing the gap, research has...

    27. March 22, 2013

      City of London opts to preserve status quo

      The campaign for reform of the City of London Corporation has fallen on deaf ears with voters opting largely to...

    28. March 17, 2013

      City ward hopefuls face reform calls

      This week’s elections to the City of London Corporation will be the most competitive in living memory, underlining the...

    29. February 4, 2013

      Finance supplants flip-flops in seaside town

      A seaside resort in Dorset might not appear the most obvious place for George Osborne to announce a banking crackdown...

    30. January 23, 2013

      The City needs its own referendum

      We shall fight them on the beaches, on the landing grounds and at the bar of Edgbaston Golf Club. Ukip, that is. The...

    31. December 20, 2012

      Dick Whittington’s fund reveals assets

      The City of London Corporation has shed new light on a investment fund to which Dick Whittington, the 14th century lord...

    32. December 19, 2012

      Financial services tax take drops

      Corporation tax payments from the financial services sector fell by a quarter in 2011-12 to £5.4bn, as the tax rate...

    33. December 3, 2012

      London mayor hits back at ‘French attack’

      Boris Johnson has launched an offensive against France’s central bank governor, accusing him of a “naked attempt to...

    34. November 9, 2012

      New mayor banks on ‘grand readjustment’

      The new head of City of London Corporation will on Saturday don an ermine-trimmed robe and feathered tricorne before...

    35. October 9, 2012

      Oxfam turns investor with Mongolian loan

      British anti-poverty charity Oxfam has made its first venture into corporate finance with a £1m loan to a Mongolian...

    36. September 13, 2012

      Social investment bank in £37m deals

      Big Society Capital, the world’s first social investment bank, will on Thursday announce investments worth £37m as its...

    37. July 13, 2012

      Threat to City’s image as bastion of banking

      The City’s image as a bastion of banking may be under threat as media and telecoms companies move in. But even during...

    38. June 26, 2012

      City fear over Cameron’s EU demands

      The City of London has raised deep concerns over David Cameron’s strategy in Europe, warning that the prime minister’s...

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