At-risk London youths sent on holiday over Notting Hill weekend

August 23, 2017

When is Notting Hill Carnival 2017? Map, outfits and weather for the August bank holiday event Young people deemed to be at risk of getting caught up in crime and disorder during the Notting Hill carnival this weekend are being removed from the area and invited to a watersports weekend at a cost of more than £1,000 each, the Guardian has learned.

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Dalian Wanda drops £470m London property purchase

August 22, 2017

China's Dalian Wanda drops plans to buy Nine Elms Square in London Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda has walked away from a plan to buy London's Nine Elms Square amid mounting pressure from Beijing to curtail high-profile overseas acquisitions. The 10-acre plot is part of London's largest residential development 

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Hull KR vs London Broncos match preview

When London arrived at KCOM Craven Park 41 days ago, they were a team on a record-breaking run of form. Yet right from the whistle, it was Hull KR's attitude, intent and all-round skill that ensured the Broncos buckled over. Blown away as Rovers raced

August 20, 2017
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London cyclist accused of killing woman denies being thrill-seeker

August 18, 2017

Cyclist, 20, crashed into mother-of-two as she crossed a road in east London Under cross-examination by the prosecutor, Duncan Penny QC, Alliston said: “I did not get a kick or enjoyment out of not being safe.” Alliston was 18 when he collided with Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street in London on 12 February 2016. The 44-year

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Funeral demand drives sales at Royal London

August 18, 2017

Pensions groundhog day? Royal London warns explosion in drawdowns could lead to a repetition of poor practices Royal London has seen its sales soar this year as a spike in the cost of funerals drives people towards products that can help them save for their own send-off. The pensions provider saw sales of its pre-paid funeral plans soar 41pc in the six months

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London’s Garden Bridge project officially abandoned

August 14, 2017

Garden Bridge project abandoned 'due to lack of support from Mayor' A £200m plan to build a bridge covered with trees over the River Thames in central London has officially been abandoned. The Garden Bridge Trust said it had failed to raise private funds since losing the support of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan in April.

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