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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Wednesday 24 November 2010
A company whose products are found in Big Ben's clock tower and the Thames Barrier has returned a half-year profit for the first time in two years.
Friday 05 November 2010
A family of badgers – two adults and three young – visit my garden. I've taken pictures, but they are so shy they disappear at the slightest sound. The female is the one with the mottled nose. When badgers fight, they often grab their opponent's nose and bite. The pinkish colouring is scar tissue from battles.
Monday 01 November 2010
A town is considering a change of name in a bid to shake off links with the comedy character Ali G, local councillors said today.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Saturday 02 October 2010
Monday 06 September 2010
Lives will be put at risk if councils scrap speed cameras, the AA warns. A recent switch-off of cameras in the Thames Valley area alarmed residents and there now appeared to be a "road safety policy void", the motoring group said.
Friday 27 August 2010
An assault charge against boy band singer Lee Ryan was withdrawn at the request of his partner when he appeared in court today.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Enough fat to fill nine double-decker buses is being removed from sewers under London's Leicester Square.
Sunday 02 May 2010
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Revealing top secret MI5 files about the July 7 bombers to the families of those killed in the attacks would be "impossible", it was claimed today.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
A former doorman is set to appear in court facing charges of kidnapping and murdering 13-year-old Milly Dowler in 2002.
Saturday 13 March 2010
Monday 01 March 2010
The Thames Barrier was closed for the third time in two days today to protect London from a combination of high tides and swollen rivers following heavy rainfall over the weekend.
Monday 01 March 2010
Flood warnings remained in place across the country today although the heavy rain which affected England and Wales is expected to ease off.
Friday 22 January 2010
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
- 1 The black and blue dress: Makers considering a white and gold version
- 2 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 5 Saudi Muslim cleric claims the Earth is 'stationary' and the sun rotates around it