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Designer Westwood stages London fashion fracking protest

Designer Westwood stages London fashion fracking protest

Published 15/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Designer Vivienne Westwood poses for a portrait before her catwalk show at London Fashion Week Men's in London, Britain June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Neil [more…]

Lloyd’s of London to open Brussels unit in early 2019: CEO

Lloyd’s of London to open Brussels unit in early 2019: CEO

Published 15/01/2018

Lloyd's Chief Executive Officer Inga Beale attends an interview in Hong Kong, China January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby YipHONG KONG (Reuters) - Insurance market Lloyd’s of [more…]

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…]