Tower Hamlets trumped Kensington this month as London’s less glamorous boroughs showed the biggest increase in property asking prices, according to property website Rightmove.
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Tuesday 21 February 2012
People who missed out on Olympics tickets in the first and second ballots are to be given the first opportunity to buy tickets when the remaining 1 million go on sale in April. Games organisers are considering allowing a 24-hour headstart for the estimated one million people who bid for tickets but didn't receive any.
Thursday 19 January 2012
London's centre of gravity is making another move to the east as the booming Docklands location is set to expand again, writes Russell Lynch
Tuesday 10 January 2012
A "child poverty map" exposes the UK's most stricken areas today, as campaigners warn that cuts targeted at families will lead to an "economic and a social disaster".
Friday 30 December 2011
The social care system has been branded "not fit for purpose" after figures revealed elderly people are paying up to £7,000 a year for home care services.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Far right activists will protest in the capital today after ignoring moves by police and the Home Secretary to stop them.
Thursday 01 September 2011
The English Defence League is still planning to demonstrate in the capital this weekend despite the 30-day ban against marching.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
The Home Secretary today extended her ban against marches in the capital after a request from police chiefs.
Friday 26 August 2011
The English Defence League's plan to march through the capital next month was blocked by the Home Secretary today.
Thursday 18 August 2011
The Chancellor, George Osborne, is hoping to kick-start the economy and create businesses and more jobs with a series of new "enterprise zones".
Saturday 13 August 2011
The controversial English Defence League (EDL) will march through the Shropshire town of Telford today, citing its need to "protect communities and property", despite the Home Secretary's decision to ban the gathering.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Deprived areas in England will lose out to affluent parts of the country under health spending reforms, Labour has claimed.
Friday 22 July 2011
A war of words broke out yesterday between MPs and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) over the timetable for the introduction of the new-look financial advice regime.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Thursday 03 March 2011
'Whitechapel' has been commissioned for a new six-part series.
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