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Notting Hill Carnival performer
Saturday 23 August 2014
The weather may have turned a little chilly, but Notting Hill Carnival will bring some welcome brightness to London over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Doctor Who
Saturday 23 August 2014
It's back. At 7:50pm tonight, Doctor Who returns to our screens, albeit in a brand new guise. 
volcano ash cloud Eyjafjallajokull
Saturday 23 August 2014
Iceland has raised its flight warning from orange to red, its highest level, as the country’s largest volcano experienced an increase in seismic activity which could cause it to erupt.
London Bridge Station
Saturday 23 August 2014
London Bridge has partially closed as work takes place on its multi-billion pound makeover as part of the Thameslink upgrade.
Sold sign on street
Saturday 23 August 2014
Londoners managing to jump on the property ladder are saving £984 a year by making mortgage repayments instead of paying rent as a result of low rates and rising rental prices.
Theresa May and David Cameron in background
Saturday 23 August 2014
The Home Secretary Theresa May has announced plans to tackle home-grown extremism following the murder of the US journalist James Foley by a suspected British Jihadist.
Ann Summers
Friday 22 August 2014
In what may bethe poorest timing in recent retail history, Ann Summers has been forced to deny supporting terrorism after it launched a range of lingerie named "Isis".
Sharon Bowles
Friday 22 August 2014
Former Lib Dem MEP Sharon Bowles has been chastised by Sven Giegold, a German Green, for taking a job at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after calling for caps on bonuses in the financial industry.
Asteroids
Friday 22 August 2014
The space economy has reached a watershed moment. A new legal bill in the US, called the Asteroids Act, would allow companies to mine asteroids for precious resources which they could call their own.  
Twitter
Friday 22 August 2014
Our publicly elected leaders have spent more than 115 days tweeting in the last year – a total of 2,774 hours – with nearly three-quarters of all MPs now on the social media platform.   
US Fed chair Janet Yellen
Friday 22 August 2014
New US Fed chief Janet Yellen raised the prospect of an earlier-than-expected rise in interest rates during her first address to the audience of central bank chiefs at the Kansas City Fed's symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday.
Janet Yellen
Friday 22 August 2014
Janet Yellen opened the Kansas City Fed's symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Friday for the first time since she was installed as chair of the US Fed.  
Russian convoy
Friday 22 August 2014
The head of Ukraine's security service Valentyn Nalyvaichenko has said the unauthorised crossing of 100 Russian lorries into Ukrainian territory is tantamount to a "direct invasion", adding it was "under the cynical guise of the Red Cross - these
Venezuela shortages
Friday 22 August 2014
The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has announced plans for a major mandatory fingerprinting system to combat the increasingly dire food shortages and rampant smuggling afflicting the Latin American state.
Ebola virus
Friday 22 August 2014
There is currently no licensed vaccine or specific treatment available for the deadly Ebola virus, but a handful of companies are racing to create a cure for the disease as it spreads across West Africa at an unprecedented rate.
Friday 22 August 2014
The Tardis has landed in London, and it looks like the arrival was a bit bumpy.
Borussia Dortmund
Friday 22 August 2014
Borussia Dortmund could raise over €100m of fresh capital after issuing 24.5m shares valued at €4.66 (£3.73) each.
Doctors performing surgery using Google Glass
Friday 22 August 2014
Google Glass, the wearable tech device, may be an exciting new development - but with a $1,500 price tag (not to mention its less-than-fashionable appearance), its appeal to the consumer market has so far been limited.
HSBC boss Douglas Flint
Friday 22 August 2014
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint has warned the loss of a combined currency union if Scotland becomes independent could prompt capital flight from the country and leave it in a “parlous” financial state.
Malky Mackay
Friday 22 August 2014
The League Managers' Association (LMA)  has issued an apology for ... an apology.
Yes Scotland
Friday 22 August 2014
With less than a month to go before voters north of the border decide whether to ditch the United Kingdom, 27 of Scotland's 32 local councils have barred the two sides from senior schools.
Monkey taking a selfie
Friday 22 August 2014
If a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the image - the monkey or the man with the camera? Now we have an answer to surely the most important legal question of modern times: it's neither.
Stephen Hester boss of RSA
Friday 22 August 2014
RSA Insurance is selling off its business in Singapore and Hong Kong in the latest deal aimed at getting the British insurer back on track.
How is the shape of British TV changing
Friday 22 August 2014
Last night Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham blasted the US for buying up British TV companies while arrogantly lecturing them on what they should be doing.  
Friday 22 August 2014
Transport for London strikes again. City workers' travel has been thrown off course this morning due to strike action on the Waterloo & City and Central line services.
Gas hob flames
Friday 22 August 2014
EDF Energy  has been ordered to pay £3m to vulnerable customers by energy watchdog Ofgem after an investigation into the way customer complaints were handled.
Co-Operative Bank
Friday 22 August 2014
Are the Co-operative Bank's troubles finally over? After a dire 2013, the bank announced this morning it had cut pre-tax losses to £75.8m in the six months to the end of June. That's less than a tenth of last year's £844.6m.   
London stock exchange group
Friday 22 August 2014
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) has reported a 16 per cent increase in adjusted income to £323.9m for the three months ended 30 June 2014, with the company hailing a resurgence in the initial public offering (IPO) market.
Tower Bridge
Friday 22 August 2014
Hyder Consulting, the UK company that helped design Tower Bridge and the world's tallest building, has agreed to a takeover bid from Dutch firm Acadis. 
Brian Moynihan
Friday 22 August 2014
Bank of America was yesterday hit by the biggest banking fine ever, as US authorities charged the lender $16.6bn (£10bn) for mortgage fraud.
Mario Draghi
Friday 22 August 2014
The Eurozone’s major economies are facing another slowdown, with confidence and output sliding even further after the bloc’s growth ground to a halt in the second quarter of the year.
Friday 22 August 2014
Burberry chief executive Christ­o­ph­er Bailey has pocketed £5.2m from share sales just weeks after share­holders rebelled over a controversial £27m pay package awarded to him this year.
Friday 22 August 2014
The Bank of England should make new limits on mortgages temporary by inserting a sunset clause immediately, the Building Societies’ Association (BSA) will tell regulators next week.
Friday 22 August 2014
Multi-billion dollar takeovers threaten Britain’s largest media and television groups, the boss of Channel 4 warned last night.
Tower Bridge
Friday 22 August 2014
The chief executive of British engineering firm Hyder Consult­ing is in line for a £1.24m windfall after the firm agreed a £288m cash takeover offer from Dutch rival Arcadis.  
Friday 22 August 2014
Transport disruption will hit the capital again today as train drivers on both the Central Line and the Waterloo and City Line strike in protest over: “management’s refusal to treat drivers with the respect and dignity they deserve”.
Clive Bannister
Friday 22 August 2014
Insurer Phoenix is understood to be looking at £100bn worth of potential acquisition opportunities in the UK, following a promising set of half-year results announced yesterday.   
Friday 22 August 2014
ISLAMIC State militants represent a major threat to the US that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders said yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
Government borrowing fell during July, according to figures released yes­ter­day, but questions about whe­ther the government would meet its current fiscal targets still remained.
Friday 22 August 2014
US MANUFACTURING is currently enjoying a growth spurt, with the fastest expansion in four years this month, according to a private survey released yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
Spending on groceries has fallen for the first time since records began 25 years ago, laying bare the challenges facing Britain’s supermarkets in winning over cash-strapped shoppers.
Friday 22 August 2014
Quindell, the Aim-listed insurance firm whose shares plummeted 60 per cent in April following a scathing blog post by US short seller Gotham City Research, came out fighting yesterday when it reported an 119 per cent increase in half-year revenue.
Friday 22 August 2014
The 5pm deadline for Carillion to make an offer for Balfour Beatty passed yesterday not with a bang and barely a whisper. However, while the £3bn deal is dead for now, some analysts say it may not be buried.
Friday 22 August 2014
London City airport has been voted Britain’s third best airport, sharing the position with Black­pool Airport in comparison website Which’s 2014 airport passenger survey.
Friday 22 August 2014
Even after the past year’s spike in house building, England is still far short of an adequate level of construction, exacerbating the country’s enormous supply shortfall.
Friday 22 August 2014
The numbers of first-time buyers jumped by 25 per cent in the year to July, according to data out today from LSL Property Services.
Friday 22 August 2014
The Russian government’s reputation is a greater threat to the cred it worthiness of the country’s energy companies than the sanctions levied against the sector by the US and Europe, according to a report released yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
US DISTRICT Judge Thomas Griesa yesterday declined to find Argentina in contempt of court for its proposal to bring defaulted sovereign debt under local law.
Friday 22 August 2014
The proportion of young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEETs) has dived to a 10-year low, official figures showed yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
Tourist spending in the UK has slumped for the first time in five years, after the Russia-Ukraine conflict and political unrest in Thailand deterred visitors from those countries.

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