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Simon Armitage: making poetry pay | Aida Edemariam

In a culture that has consigned poetry to the margins, Armitage has become something very rare: a genuinely popular British poet. *Aida Edemariam* hits the road with the busiest man in verse One..
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Reuters
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What's hot? Life sciences challenge tech in global innovation

LONDON (Reuters) - The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents.
City A.M.
2 hours ago

Sweet smell of success

LONDON played host to celebrating supporters of Norwich City, Chelsea and the England cricket team yesterday, during a thrilling bank holiday for sport in the capital. England captain Alastair Cook..
City A.M.
2 hours ago

The high stakes fight for London’s streets

London’s cabbies are taking on Uber, and TfL TRANSPORT for London’s (TfL) headquarters will be the scene of a protest by black cab drivers today. The action is a demonstration of the simmering..
City A.M.
2 hours ago

End of mansion tax threat lifts top end of the London market

THE HIGHER end of the London housing market is seeing market volumes return following Labour’s defeat in the General Election, ending the threat of a proposed mansion tax on properties over £2m. The..
City A.M.
2 hours ago

Polo to draw in the City crowd

LONDON’S summer social season will soon kick off in earnest when businesses leave the City to come out to support Chesterton’s Polo in the Park over the weekend starting 5 June. Now in its sixth..
City A.M.
3 hours ago

Why bankers must be allowed to speak out in their own defence

HEADLINES were generated worldwide on last week’s announcement of $5.7bn (£3.7bn) of criminal and regulatory fines against major banks, in the wake of the global FX investigation. Many papers asked..
City A.M.
3 hours ago

Flying off the scale

Harriet Green talks malaria, crane strikes and private equity with Fever-Tree’s Tim Warrillow WE’RE seeing a renaissance; it’s incredibly exciting. People are better educated and the market is..

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