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London First is a body set up about 20 years ago by the London business community to promote the city as a place to do business and to lobby for the improvements – particularly to infrastructure – which everyone knows we urgently need but which government seems incapable of planning for.

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The Occupy protesters still in situ at St Paul's yesterday

City traders paid too much, says report

Two-thirds of people working in the City cannot say when the last two recessions took place according to a report from a think-tank linked to St Paul’s cathedral that was temporarily shelved following the furore over the Occupy London Stock Exchange protests.

The Occupy protesters still in situ at St Paul's yesterday

St Paul's camp gives cautious welcome to political support

Demonstrators outside St Paul's Cathedral cautiously welcomed the leader of the opposition's support yesterday, but said the camp should stay independent of party politics.

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It is always refreshing when party leaders seem to really listen to voices coming from outside their own camp. That is why Ed Miliband should be commended for the warm words he has given in today's interview with this newspaper concerning the protest outside St Paul's.

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Howard Jacobson: Let's move the tents to Simon Cowell's backyard

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Homeless get tent of their own at St Paul's

Protest leaders set up welfare centre to provide influx of rough sleepers with food and shelter

Leading article: From protest camp to festival

For all the laudable display of compromise, it is difficult not to feel a twinge of disappointment at the deal to allow the St Paul's protest camp to remain in the cathedral precincts until after Christmas, in return for removing those tents which block the thoroughfare.

City University at St Paul

Campus under canvas: Inside the St Paul's Tent City University

In a corner of the anti-capitalist protest camp outside the cathedral is a white marquee. Rob Hastings discovers a world of learning inside

David Prosser: Cameron and Osborne back the wrong side on the financial transactions tax

A tax on speculative investments that cause financial volatility? What’s not to like?

City lets protesters stay at St Paul's until Christmas

Protesters camped outside St Paul's Cathedral have been given permission by the Square Mile's governing body to stay until the new year.

Charles Middleton: 'Yes, I'm a banker who really cares...'

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