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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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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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Chancellor calls for ‘new business culture’ as he sets out vision for UK prosperity

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will set out his vision for a vibrant, low-tax market economy in his first major speech at the annual But Tomorrow conference. Presenting his economic vision, the Chancellor decided to “create the conditions for private companies and individuals to prosper”. Rejecting the claim that ‘tax cuts always …

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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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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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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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How the Brexit doommongers got it wrong: Britain’s economy is back in power

As Britain settles into the post-Brexit era, it would be wrong to judge Britain’s world-class financial sector and the strength and creativity of the economy by appearances. Covid and working from home have left the normally crowded lanes of the City of London and the crowded squares among the towers …

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Lloyds Bank issues scam alert as vulnerable pensioners are targeted | Personal finance | Finance

The number of scams has increased by almost a third during the pandemic, with 33% more reported in the year ending April 2021, according to Which?. Lloyds Bank has issued a warning and says it is working with Age UK and the City of London Police to resolve the issue. …

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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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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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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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FirstFT: Russia warns West against Ukraine

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa or Americas edition to receive it directly to your inbox every morning of the week Russia has warned the United States and NATO to make concessions or face a worsening security situation …

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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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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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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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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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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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These workers have everything to gain from the current pay increases in the UK. Time to ask for a raise?

The fastest wage gains since the 2008 global financial crisis are creating opportunities and hurdles across the UK economy, leaving workers wondering how much they will ultimately benefit. Underlying wages, corrected for distortions caused by lockdowns and the holiday schedule, are rising 4.5%, according to Bank of England policy maker …

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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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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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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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Brexit is slow bleeding for the City of London

At first glance, Brexit did not cause serious damage to the City of London. After a negotiation process where his concerns were either secondary or entirely ignored, the split did not cause a sudden exodus of institutions and jobs. Early predictions that cutting London-based banks off European markets would cost …

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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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UK companies grow above average – CBI

FILE PHOTO: A person walks through the City of London financial district in London, Britain September 13, 2021. REUTERS / Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – UK businesses have gained some momentum and grown at an above average pace in the three months ending in late October, despite widespread supply chain …

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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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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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How to revive the UK stock market

October 2, 2021 ASK BRITONS what’s really going on in the City of London and you will be greeted with a blank stare. Trading the yen and yuan, structuring derivatives, and providing global financial plumbing are all sources of money, but they hardly fit into the public imagination. The exception …

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Bank of England holds rates, lowers growth forecast

General view of the Royal Exchange, the Bank of England and the City of London in the image. Vuk Valcic | SOPA Pictures | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON – The Bank of England on Thursday kept monetary policy unchanged and lowered its forecast for economic growth for the third …

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City of London installs photo radar in school zones

The City of London is introducing two new photo radars with the aim of reducing speeding tickets in school zones. The automated system will detect vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit and license plate owners. “This tool holds us all accountable,” London Mayor Ed Holder said in a statement. “It …

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City of London has new deputy fund manager

The City of London Investment Trust has published results covering the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. reference over the period – return of 20.0% in NAV and 21.3% in terms of prices against 21.5% for All-Share Index. He also underperformed his peer group – the AIC UK Equity Income …

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Nine days until the Crypto AM Summit and Awards

A STELLAR cast has been assembled for the annual Crypto AM Summit and Awards in London later this month. Some of the biggest figures from the worlds of cryptocurrency, blockchain and DeFi will present and discuss the latest industry topics and join delegates for networking. The summit will celebrate innovation …

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The Quietus | Features | Tome on the range

Sewer signage. Photo courtesy of Tom Chivers Born and raised south of the Thames, London’s lost rivers and streams have been stuck in Tom Chivers’ memories since he was a child. Describing London as a “liquid city,” Chivers’ book leaps from sinkholes and ancient Roman ruins of Aldgate to forgotten …

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Nature program helps youth in Epping Forest

An educational program encouraging outdoor learning has helped 45,000 young Londoners embrace green spaces during their recovery from the pandemic. City of London Corporation staff presented Green Spaces, Learning. A nature program for schoolchildren with special educational needs and disabilities, vulnerable youth and children of key workers took place during …

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Climate change activists target City of London Guildhall

Extinction Rebellion activists protest in London LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change activists climbed outside the City of London seat of government on Sunday as they began two weeks of protests focused on the capital’s financial district. Around 200 protesters from the Extinction Rebellion group targeted the medieval Guildhall, home of …

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MORNING BID Freedom Day on Love Island

People arrive for the “00:01” event hosted by Egyptian Elbows at Oval Space nightclub, as England lifted most restrictions on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at midnight in London, UK. Great Britain, at the beginning of July 19, 2021. REUTERS / Natalie Thomas A look at the day ahead by Julien Ponthus. …

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Deutsche Bank moves jobs from London

FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen in the lobby of Deutsche Bank’s U.S. headquarters in New York, U.S. July 8, 2019. [Photo/Agencies] Lender pledges to serve UK clients despite sending 100 top jobs overseas Germany’s largest lender, Deutsche Bank, is shifting 100 corporate banker jobs – from the City of London …

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