BORED of Bloomberg? Need more on top of CNBC? Two City executives are certainly hoping so, as today sees the launch of their internet TV programme TipTV.co.uk, which aims to “liven things up for home day traders.”
CHAMPAGNE was flowing on the upper reaches of the Shard last night as The View From The Shard, the panoramic tourist trap on the 68, 69 and 71st floors of Renzo Piano’s masterpiece, celebrated its first birthday.
FOLLOWING his tête-à-tête with RMT’s Bob Crow on LBC radio, Boris Johnson relaxed by presenting The London Planning Awards last night. East Village took the top gong for Planning Excellence as well as Best New Place To Live.
DOESN’T time fly when you’re updating multiple statuses – Facebook, the social network that lured us away from MySpace and Bebo with its clean lines and preppy feel all those years ago, has reached double digits. It makes us feel old.
Yvette Cooper has dished some dirt on her husband Ed Balls to the rather aptly chosen Red magazine, out today. The fellow Labour MP spoke candidly about domestic bliss with the shadow chancellor. “The most stressful time in any parent’s day is...
IT’S not very often the business glitterati spends a night surrounded by dinosaurs and fossils (well, not of the prehistoric kind anyway) but those who ventured to the Grant Thornton Quoted Company awards last night were sat next to the very fines
YESTERDAY Mark Carney donned his well-fitting black suit, fired up the economobile and raced up to Scotland for a breakfast meeting with Alex Salmond and a rather lengthy speech at The George Hotel in Edinburgh, to give his tuppence worth on a cur
EX-ENGLAND and Newcastle footballer Rob Lee is used to a challenge, but the retired sports star has taken on an altogether different one since November 2013, he wants to put the City through its paces and give busy finance professionals a chance t
WHEN Andrew Sentance organised his book launch he had no idea it would fall on the same day as the GDP figures were released. Cue a lot of running around as the economist juggled appearing on Sky, the BBC, writing a column for City A.M.
IMAGINE a hedonistic festival on the Thames replete with pop-ups selling artisanal gin cocktails and tasty food. It wouldn’t be out of place in 2014, but it’s what used to happen on the river when it froze 200 years ago.
WHAT time do you rock up at work in the morning? Are you all “at the desk by 7am, granola eaten and ready for action”? Or more of a “rolling in the door at 10am, Square Mile coffee and croissant in hand” type?
HISTORICALLY, some of the world’s finest artworks have been inspired by events at the time; Picasso’s Guernica, Hogarth’s Rake’s Progress, Banksy’s Jubilee-themed sweatshop boy on the wall of Poundland.
On Friday The Capitalist wrote about former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch’s hearing difficulties, which he had referenced in a speech. We would like to apologise for any offence caused to Mr Lynch by the manner in which his comments were reported.
THE CAPITALIST ventured up to Sadler’s Wells Peacock Theatre for the PwC panto, Cinderella, last night, and before you say it – “oh yes I did.” It’s the 28th year the firm has put on the show, which stars people from across the firm including seve
MEMBERS of the royal family are not usually flag bearers for global equality, given their lofty birth rights and all that, but it didn’t stop Prince Andrew from getting into the spirit of things in Davos yesterday evening.
MEGAUPLOAD founder Kim Dotcom has celebrated the two year anniversary of the week the FBI raided his New Zealand home and closed the file sharing site, by launching an album and a new music-sharing service called Baboom.
HIGH ranking women from some of the City’s largest institutions descended on Leicester Square last night for a screening of Girl Rising – a film which presents the stories of nine girls around the world and their struggle for education.
WHEN it comes to getting inspiration from the royal family, the top things on your list would probably be wedding dresses, the quickest route to Balmoral if your helicopter is out of juice and how to get paint off one’s Rolls-Royce – and business
A CLASSIC case of mistaken identity was welcome news for a little known US-listed company called Nestor on Tuesday when its stock rocketed 1,900 per cent, having been confused for Google’s latest acquisition Nest.