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Tax competition and transport investment: Why business rate reform is a big boon for London

LOCAL government finance is at the best of times unlikely to set the pulse of a City A.M. reader racing. The way in which our councils collect business rates, and how this is dished out by Whitehall,..
Reported by City A.M. 37 minutes ago
FOX Sports 46 minutes ago

With Platini suspended, FIFA election field more uncertain

LONDON (AP) From sure bet to suspended, Michel Platini's career in soccer politics could be over.
Independent 1 hour ago

Heathrow claims its expansion will 'more than double' domestic routes

Exclusive: Chief executive, John Holland-Kaye, has dismissed Transport for London’s analysis that expansion would cut the number of British destinations reached by the airport
SwiftKey unveils the Neural Alpha keyboard that thinks like a humanMailOnline 2 hours ago

SwiftKey unveils the Neural Alpha keyboard that thinks like a human

London-based startup, SwiftKey, says its new Neural Alpha smartphone keyboard can complete whole sentences, and someday even entire emails, for you.
Reuters 2 hours ago

Smoking set to kill one in three young men in China, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - One in three of all the young men in China will eventually be killed by tobacco unless a substantial proportion of them succeed in quitting smoking, researchers said on Friday. 2 hours ago

Homebuyers pay less than renters in a third of UK towns and cities

Paying off a typical 90% mortgage is cheaper in 36% of cities but in London monthly repayments on loans can be 50% more than renting Buying a home is cheaper than renting the same property in a.. 2 hours ago

Landlords profit most from east of England properties, survey shows

Essex and Hertfordshire towns dominate top 10 list of areas giving landlords best returns on properties over past year Rising house prices and rents have given landlords in the east of England the.. 2 hours ago

Contemporary London becomes a hotbed of spies in new BBC2 drama

Five-part series starring Ben Whishaw puts a classic spy tale into a domestic setting where clubbers rub shoulders with MI6 mandarins Forget George Smiley’s cold war machinations and Spectre’s..

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