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      Grosvenor House Hotel on the market

      London landmark the Grosvenor House Hotel has been put up for sale after its owner, Sahara Grosvenor House Hospitality, was...

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      Disunited kingdom: London in a world of its own

      In the original version of the film Alfie, released in 1966, you see Michael Caine ambling through the back streets of...

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      Lloyd’s insurers Amlin and Hiscox fail to allay fears on outlook

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      Slaughter of the shells

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      Vladimir Putin’s survival strategy is lies and violence

      When a government starts murdering its critics in the streets, it has crossed the line into barbarism. President Vladimir...

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      More English devolution could add £144bn to economy, survey says

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      Queens Park Rangers owners write off £60m in loans

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      Unveiling the Queens new portrait

      The Royal Mint unveil the new coinage portrait of the Queen at the National Portrait Gallery, London on Monday.   ...

    10. March 1, 2015

      CEBR head steps aside after crack cocaine allegations

      The head of the Centre for Economic and Business Research, one of the UK’s best known economic think-tanks, has taken a...

    11. March 1, 2015

      Crystal Palace rebuilding scheme scrapped

      Plans by a Chinese developer to build a replica of the Crystal Palace in southeast London are set to remain a dream, after...

    12. March 1, 2015

      Dispute erupts over Tory plan to ban university extremist preachers

      A senior Conservative has accused Vince Cable of trying to water down proposals to ban extremist speakers from university...

    13. March 1, 2015

      European companies boosted by fall in oil price and euro

      European companies are finally showing signs of benefiting from the economic recovery in the region, with many getting an...

    14. March 1, 2015

      Sergei Pugachev says he can no longer afford lawyers

      Sergei Pugachev, the exiled Russian oligarch once known as the banker to the Kremlin, says he is being forced to represent...

    15. March 1, 2015

      Vedanta to cut debt burden despite oil price plunge

      London-listed Vedanta Resources plans a dramatic reduction in debts and curbs in capital spending, as the India-focused...

    16. February 27, 2015

      The Armory rings in the changes

      Art fairs are becoming increasingly similar: the same galleries presenting the same works can often be seen in Hong Kong,...

    17. February 27, 2015

      London Fashion Week trends: the bold and the beautiful

      PVC Vinyl is making as much of a comeback on the catwalk as it already has on the turntable, with sedate, street and sci-fi...

    18. February 27, 2015

      Week in Review, February 28

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Under-fire Google unveils European...

    19. February 27, 2015

      London’s green spaces are for contemplation — not rock and roll

      Clumps of crocuses, snowdrops and nascent cow parsley clustered around ancient oaks are showing themselves in the early...

    20. February 27, 2015

      Era of big UK divorce payouts may be getting decree absolute

      When a South African billionaire’s wife finds another woman’s lipstick on his collar, London mayor Boris Johnson joked, she...

    21. February 27, 2015

      Housing market ‘will bounce back in spring’

      The housing market will return to its “traditional shape” in 2015 — a slow start to the year giving way to a resurgence of...

    22. February 27, 2015

      Property crowdfunding is a good idea — in theory

      Who would want to buy a house in the UK at the moment? Look at the prices and you’d think the answer would be absolutely...

    23. February 27, 2015

      How Moscow and London pioneered communal living in the 1930s

      Architecture: communal living in Moscow and London These two apartment blocks were built about four years apart and shared...

    24. February 27, 2015

      Hawker House, London

      I had reached the top floor of Hawker House, east London, having passed stalls offering crisp crab tostadas, a bar where you...

    25. February 27, 2015

      London’s changing population hotspots over the past 200 years

      London’s bursting. Or at least that is how it seems. In the first week of February the population of the UK capital breached...

    26. February 27, 2015

      Bank of England considers fines for accountancy firms

      The Bank of England would be able to fine accountancy firms a percentage of their revenue for failing in their duties and...

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      February 27, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The US approved the biggest government intervention in the way the internet is...

    28. February 27, 2015

      UK urged to be ‘premier partner’ in Arctic

      A feeble approach to promoting Britain’s interests in the Arctic means that the UK risks being outmanoeuvred by other...

    29. February 26, 2015

      Consortiums named for London super sewer

      The body created by Thames Water to deliver the £4.2bn so-called “super sewer” through central London has provisionally...

    30. February 26, 2015

      Unhealthy secrets about pay that every banker lusts to learn

      One evening more than 20 years ago, I got up from my desk in a City of London office building, balanced a batch of documents...

    31. FT Alphaville

      February 26, 2015

      Bonar turns into subpoena

      That’s the gist of the latest from Judge Thomas P. Griesa… On Wednesday the District Court judge ordered Deutsche and...

    32. February 26, 2015

      Ladbrokes sport fans take on digital role

      Deep in the suburbs of northwest London, a roomful of young sports enthusiasts holds the key to the future of Ladbrokes’...

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      February 26, 2015

      Western oil firms struggle over payment for Kurdish oil

      You’ve sunk your wells, started drilling; have extracted tens of millions of barrels of oil for export. But a year down the...

    34. February 26, 2015

      UK government blocks local decisions on EU funds

      Ministers have angered English councils and economic development bodies by saying only London would be allowed to decide how...

    35. February 26, 2015

      Jihadi John named as London graduate

      Jihadi John, the masked figure responsible for some of the most barbaric murders by Isis has been independently named by two...

    36. February 26, 2015

      Countrywide warns of election uncertainty

      Countrywide warned that the property sector could slacken in the run-up to the general election in May, after a robust...

    37. February 26, 2015

      UK canals regulator to clamp down on boat licence violations

      The body that manages rivers and canals in Britain and Wales is to clamp down on boat licence violations as it targets the...

    38. February 26, 2015

      Bill Winters: In his own words

      Standard Chartered’s incoming chief executive Bill Winters has notched up nearly 30 years in the banking industry, including...

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