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Firms not bluffing when they threaten to shift away from London- mayor

Firms not bluffing when they threaten to shift away from London- mayor

Published 23/10/2017

Companies are not bluffing when they threaten to move business from London due to uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union, mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday, adding a transition deal would allow them to make plans more securely. [more…]

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

Published 16/10/2017

The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod. [more…]

Linklater`s war veteran comedy speaks to modern America, says star

Linklater`s war veteran comedy speaks to modern America, says star

Published 08/10/2017

Last Flag Flying, a comedy-drama about Vietnam war veterans, will resonate with Trump's America, despite, or perhaps because of, its period setting, actor Bryan Cranston said on Sunday after a screening at the London Film Festival. [more…]

`Mudbound` filmmaker on movie`s exploration of racial divide

`Mudbound` filmmaker on movie`s exploration of racial divide

Published 06/10/2017

The saga of two families pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy in the Mississippi Delta after World War Two explores a racial divide that is relevant even today, the filmmaker of new movie "Mudbound" said. [more…]

Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

Published 05/10/2017

Protesters chanted and waved banners at the opening of the BFI London Film Festival as a long-running staff pay dispute with a cinema chain spilled over into red carpet territory. [more…]

Lights, camera, action: London`s Film Festival opens

Lights, camera, action: London`s Film Festival opens

Published 04/10/2017

Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema's big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival. [more…]

Uber faces big jump in fees if London license is renewed

Uber faces big jump in fees if London license is renewed

Published 18/09/2017

Uber will face a big jump in the fee it pays to operate in London to 2.9 million pounds if the ride hailing company is granted a new license by the city's transport authority. [more…]

London stays world`s top finance center despite Brexit

London stays world`s top finance center despite Brexit

Published 11/09/2017

London remains the globe's most attractive financial center, extending its lead over New York despite Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. [more…]

Deutsche Bank seals deal with Land Securities for new London HQ

Deutsche Bank seals deal with Land Securities for new London HQ

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Germany's Deutsche Bank is seen early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 26, 2016.

Deutsche Bank has exchanged a pre-let agreement for its new City of London headquarters, the building's developer Land Securities said on Tuesday.

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Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Wimbledon most open for a decade, says contender Lopez

Published 26/06/2017

Tennis - Aegon Championships - Queen’s Club, London, Britain - June 25, 2017 Spain's Feliciano Lopez celebrates by kissing the trophy after winning the final against Croatia's Marin Cilic Action Images via Reuters/Tony O'Brien

This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.

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