A £16bn tide of overseas money flooded into the London commercial property market last year, fuelling the best year for the capital since the height of the boom in 2007, according to estate agents Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
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Friday 12 July 2013
Spy's widow accuses UK of protecting the Russian state
High Court appears to back calls for public inquiry into death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko
Thursday 27 June 2013
The High Court appeared to back calls for the government to concede to a public inquiry into the death of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko today.
Widow of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko says Government is trying to force her to give up attempts to uncover why Russian spy husband was murdered
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Marina Litvinenko will boycott inquest unless urgent public inquiry is ordered to replace it
Wednesday 05 June 2013
A coroner has written to the Government to request a public inquiry in place of an inquest into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko.
Widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko says coroner 'abandoned search for truth' and calls for public inquiry into his death
Saturday 18 May 2013
The widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko has called for the inquest into her late husband's death to be abandoned and for a public inquiry to be held in its place.
Friday 17 May 2013
Hearing in danger of collapse after British Government’s accused of evidence cover-up
Thursday 02 May 2013
A protester at the Occupy London camp site at the foot of St Paul's Cathedral has been cleared of raping a woman in one of the tents.
Thursday 14 March 2013
Procrastination, attempts to keep evidence secret and shield the identity of witnesses has led to yet another long delay before the inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko's death can start.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
A former KGB agent suspected of murdering Alexander Litvinenko has told a press conference that he will no longer assist the UK-based inquest into the spy's death.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
The British government was accused of colluding with the Russians to cover up vital evidence into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko at a pre-inquest hearing into the former KGB agent's death today.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Côte Brasserie, the French restaurants chain backed by the business tycoon Richard Caring, is to receive initial bids that value the business at £120m-plus next week.
Friday 14 December 2012
Inquiry told Alexander Litvinenko was spying for Britain and Spain – and Russia killed him
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Our writer offers advice to the Vogue editor-in-chief on the life that would await her should she be made a diplomat
Saturday 01 December 2012
Anti-fracking campaigners will deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street as protests take place in London today.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
A building which was about to be demolished has partially collapsed into the street.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Striker's four-month ban for biting an opponent expires on Friday
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella