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Queen's Speech reaction: Government slammed over lack of detail and certainty
Queen's Speech reaction: Government slammed over lack of detail and certainty
The government has been criticised for failing to provide any real details in today’s Queen’s Speech that would have offered [...]
October 14, 2019
Bakerloo line extension to Lewisham open to public comment
Bakerloo line extension to Lewisham open to public comment
Plans to extend the Bakerloo line to Lewisham will go under public scrutiny today. Transport for London (TfL) began the [...]
October 14, 2019
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
The Collective and DTZ Investors are seeking to raise £650m to fund a co-living space boom in London.  Coliv – [...]
October 14, 2019
KKR acquires majority stake in broadband provider Hyperoptic
KKR acquires majority stake in broadband provider Hyperoptic
Global investment firm KKR has acquired a majority stake in the UK’s largest residential gigabit broadband provider. KKR bought the [...]
October 14, 2019
Northedge snaps up UK video games firm Catalis in £90m deal
Northedge snaps up UK video games firm Catalis in £90m deal
Private equity group Northedge Capital has bought London-based video games company Catalis in a deal valuing the firm at £90m. [...]
October 14, 2019
Trio wins economics Nobel Prize for work on poverty
Trio wins economics Nobel Prize for work on poverty
Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have taken home the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their experimental work [...]
October 14, 2019
Queen's Speech: Government's 'priority' is Hallowe'en Brexit
Queen's Speech: Government's 'priority' is Hallowe'en Brexit
The government has used the Queen’s Speech to reiterate its “priority” to making sure Brexit will happen on 31 October, [...]
October 14, 2019
Queen's Speech live: The UK to 'champion global free trade' post-Brexit
Queen's Speech live: The UK to 'champion global free trade' post-Brexit
12.13pm That’s all from us Thanks for following our live blog this morning for the Queen’s Speech and state opening [...]
October 14, 2019
Fast food chain Leon launches new product range with Sainsbury's
Fast food chain Leon launches new product range with Sainsbury's
Fast food chain Leon has launched a partnership with Sainsbury’s to sell its first range of grocery products.  Customers will [...]
October 14, 2019
Chuka Umunna: Why Labour's former star politician wants a City seat for the Lib Dems
Chuka Umunna: Why Labour's former star politician wants a City seat for the Lib Dems
Not so long ago, Chuka Umunna looked like a Labour leader in waiting. The Lambeth-born smooth-talking solicitor-turned-politician, who counts rapper Tinie Tempah [...]
October 14, 2019