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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Thursday 15 January 2009
Thursday 11 December 2008
Stabbings fell in areas targeted by a police crackdown on knife crime, Home Office figures revealed today.
Thursday 18 September 2008
Four more teenagers have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 14-year-old boy stabbed while sitting on a bench outside his home.
Monday 18 August 2008
Monday 11 August 2008
Households today learned of proposed above-inflation water bill hikes after firms submitted their draft business plans to regulator Ofwat.
Tuesday 15 July 2008
A unique view of London and its famous landmarks is being offered to the public – by airship.
Sunday 06 April 2008
When the News of the World revealed that Max Mosley, the president of Formula 1 and son of the fascist poseur Oswald, had been videotaped in a basement enjoying sadomasochistic sex with five prostitutes dressed in Nazi death-camp uniforms, it had no hesitation in calling the activity an orgy.
Saturday 22 March 2008
A fear that sea levels will rise far faster than predicted this century has led to a revision of the plan to protect London from a devastating flood caused by the sort of storm surge in the North Sea that resulted in the closure of the Thames Barrier yesterday.
Wednesday 23 January 2008
What's for sale?
Sunday 18 February 2007
Sunday 21 January 2007
Saturday 10 June 2006
Sunday 04 June 2006
Wednesday 31 May 2006
In a notable coup that could revive his flagging administration, President George Bush has persuaded Henry "Hank" Paulson, the chairman of Goldman Sachs, to become the US Treasury Secretary.
Saturday 27 May 2006
Peacekeeping troops were struggling to stave off civil war in East Timor yesterday, where the death toll climbed to 23 after soldiers gunned down unarmed police in the capital and a mob torched a house filled with children.
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