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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Thursday 07 July 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary William Hague bask in the sunlight as a new statue of Ronald Reagan is unveiled in London's Grosvenor Square.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Monday 04 July 2011
A statue of former US president Ronald Reagan has been unveiled to mark 100 years since his birth.
Monday 27 June 2011
Friday 06 May 2011
Hundreds of Osama bin Laden supporters clashed with English Defence League extremists today as a "funeral service" for the assassinated terror leader sparked fury outside London's US Embassy.
Thursday 05 May 2011
The Archbishop of Canterbury today said the killing of an unarmed Osama bin Laden by US special forces left him with a "very uncomfortable feeling".
Monday 21 March 2011
Thursday 17 March 2011
On 17 March 1968 the worst violence for decades erupted in London during an anti-Vietnam demonstration.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Roger Diski played an important role in championing sustainable tourism to unlikely destinations. He successfully promoted the principle that local people should benefit environmentally, socially and economically from visitors to their countries – including areas which have emerged from political turbulence and war and are seeking to rebuild.
Tuesday 14 December 2010
An Ideal Husband, Vaudeville, London<br/>The Train Driver, Hampstead Theatre, London<br/>Saturn Returns, Finborough, London
Sunday 14 November 2010
Friday 10 September 2010
The pastor who planned an "International Burn-a-Koran Day" will instead fly to New York to try to meet the imam overseeing plans for a controversial Islamic centre near Ground Zero.
Friday 07 May 2010
A vote for the most evocative British property type might see the terraced house win a clear majority – although those evocations may be as much fantasy as reality. For many, terraces suggest Coronation Street or the 1970s Manchester seen in Life on Mars. Others think of terraces as quintessentially Dickensian, or typifying homes built by Yorkshire mill owners to house their wretched workers. Some may even have seen how terraces formed the backbone of Baltimore's crack trade in The Wire.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Can it be true? Can Joan Holloway, office manager at Sterling Cooper, the fictional ad agency in Mad Men, really be leaving the company to be a housewife ministering exclusively to her vile husband, Greg? This is terrible news. Fans of the show have got used to walking through the open-plan offices of Sterling Cooper, sitting in meetings and chatting by the water cooler, and it was always a treat to run into Joan.
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