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16 min ago | Islington Gazette

GCSE results: Bumper results for transformed City of London Academy , Islington

Students of City of London Academy Islington celebrating their GCSE results on Thursday 21 August 2014.

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2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

London internet issues 'ludicrous': report

MANY businesses in central London are being hindered by issues with their internet connection, a new report by a British think tanks says.

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6 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

New partner named

CHARLES Frank, pictured above, has joined Parker Bullen Solicitors as a partner in the firm's company and commercial team.

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7 hrs ago | This is Local London

City of London Freemen's School achieved an overall 100 per cent pass rate in this year's GCSEs.

All 89 Year 11 students at the public school, in Ashtead Park, achieved five or more passes at grades A* to C .

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10 hrs ago | This is Local London

Violent crime rising on tube network

The number of serious crimes on London's tube network has increased by 10 per cent in the past year according to the latest figures released by British Transport Police .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Joe Strummer

John Graham Mellor , best remembered by his stage name Joe Strummer , was a British musician who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the British punk rock band The Clash , from London, a band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

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MoneyWeek

Julian Guy Yonge Radcliffe and the world's foremost art detection agency

In his Debrett's entry, Julian Guy Yonge Radcliffe lists his interests as shooting and strategic studies; his clubs as the City of London, and Cavalry and Guards; and his education as Eton and New College, Oxford.

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This Is Bristol

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Above, Garry Hicks, Robert Moran and Marcus Hutchings of CBRE; right, Hollie Ruddle of DTZ, Jessica Dabrowski of Lambert Smith Hampton, and Simon Young of Tuffin Ferraby Taylor The recovery of the commercial property sector is reflected in a number of new appointments this week.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Art Daily

Isaac Newton joins Talking Statues

Over the next year visitors and passers-by can swipe their smartphones on a nearby tag and get a 'call back' from the famous scientist.

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Neatorama

Blood, Fingers, and Genes of Fabulous Financial Traders

Here are some of the studies that may give us insights into the success or failure of the traders, and of the researchers who study the financiers' digits and chemical composition.

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Reuters

Britain's gas trading crown at risk as euro boosts Dutch appeal

Britain's dominance in European natural gas trading is under threat from a Dutch trading hub where volumes are soaring, buoyed in part by Europe's utility companies who prefer to hedge their deals in euros.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

Britain's EU exit could lead to banking exodus -Financial Times

Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans that include moving some of their London-based operations to Ireland to deal with the possible scenario of Britain leaving the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the situation.

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Sunday Herald

Integrity Register will crack down on rogue directors

Companies House is planning a "register of integrity" to help tackle the problem of directors setting up serially insolvent companies and walking away from creditors.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

TrekEarth

Sky Triangle

A view along the outer edge of the Ernst & Young Building in "More London Place" on the south bank of the Thames in the City of London, England.

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TrekEarth

Night Walk

Here is a night shot taken from the Bankside of the orange Southwark Bridge and modern buildings of the City of London.

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This is Local London

Former boarding school pupil writes about electric shocks, food mutiny and escapades

A rebellious former schoolboy has lifted the lid on what life was really like at a prestigious boarding school during the 60s.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Times

UOL makes UK debut with 97m...

UOL Group said yesterday that it has agreed to acquire a 3,200 square metre site in Bishopsgate, in the City of London, from Heron International, a European property investment and development company controlled by property tycoon Gerald Ronson.

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Daily Mail

What a block head: Meet the Lego-loving castle builder who has...

What a block head: Meet the Lego-loving castle builder who has spent 30 years building an impressive array of replicas A Lego lover has spent 30 years building a stunning collection of British castles using only the toy building bricks.

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The Foundation for Economic Education

Sign It and Seal It

John Arden. Left-Handed Liberty: A Play about Magna Carta. First performed June 14, 1965, at the Mermaid Theater in London.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

News Shopper

Public consultation opened into body driving Ebbslfleet Garden City build

A public consultation has been opened into the powers and the make-up of the body which will drive construction of a garden city at Ebbsfleet.

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