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London steps up fight for spoils from financial tech boom

LONDON (Reuters) – From the shabby streets of east London, some of the brightest minds in technology and banking are plotting a revolution. London’s “Silicon Roundabout” has become one of the top hubs for financial technology – or fintech – where start-up … Full News here – London – Bing News

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I Humiliated Myself by Busking in London with the Most Annoying Instruments I Could Find

This article originally appeared on VICE UK. A couple of years ago my brother ended up living rent-free at someone’s place in New Orleans with a bunch of gutter punks. As is often the case when you spend extended periods of time staying at someone’s home … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Smokers warned not to light up in bed after man has lucky escape from fire at north London home

Smokers are being warned not to light up in bed after a man had a lucky escape from a blaze sparked by a discarded cigarette. Firefighters were called to the bedsit in Enfield last Thursday morning after residents called the fire brigade. Four people … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Borse Dubai Sells Its Stake in London Stock Exchange Group

LONDON — Borse Dubai said on Thursday that it had sold its entire 17.4 percent stake in the London Stock Exchange Group, ending its nearly eight-year ownership in the stock market operator. Borse Dubai, the holding company for the Dubai Financial Market … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Three lost Romanian children asked police for a McDonald’s and a taxi home to Nottingham after they were found wandering London streets at 3am

On nightshifts at his police station, Superintendent Paul Clements is used to dealing with the usual collection of drunks and other ne’er do wells. But he was surprised when three Romanian children arrived at the central London police station at 3am and … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Improbable Dream: How Connections Scored Big for a London Startup

Herman Narula shows just how much connections matter in Silicon Valley. Narula, 26 years old, just raised $ 20 million from Menlo Park, Calif., firm Andreessen Horowitz for his London-based startup, Improbable. The company is working on software that allows … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Top 10 London Art Exhibitions To See In April

Discover the work and life of Eric Ravilious (1903-1942), who was responsible for the revival of English watercolour painting during the beginning of the 20th century. This major exhibition will focus on his prolific career, started under his teacher Paul … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Fletcher says he apologized to Jim Haslett for slamming him in December

Nearly four months after he said former Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett was a clueless, back-stabbing coach who would “take the ’85 Bears and turn them into a mediocre defense,” former Redskins linebacker London Fletcher tweeted that he … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London’s Tech Hiring Boom Attracts Hired, JobBox And Other Startups To The Fray

What is it with tech jobs in London (and, lately, the rest of the UK)? Well, ask a silly question, right? Because the city and the country is going through a tech boom right now and when that happens tech startups in the recruitment space scramble to join … Full News here – London – […]

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Why London Cabbies Wish Rickshaw Drivers Would Pedal Their Wares Elsewhere

During rush hour on a crisp March evening, Adrian Fox whooshed through London’s narrow streets, dodging double-decker buses and overtaking several of the capital’s familiar black cabs. Then, suddenly, he took a sharp turn to the left. “Don’t worry … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Why London Cabbies Wish Rickshaw Drivers Would Pedal Their Wares Elsewhere

During rush hour on a crisp March evening, Adrian Fox whooshed through London’s narrow streets, dodging double-decker buses and overtaking several of the capital’s familiar black cabs. Then, suddenly, he took a sharp turn to the left. “Don’t worry … Full News here – London – Bing News

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We checked out the London dating app that is restricted to ‘successful, attractive people’ only

The Inner Circle Inner Circle members. The Inner Circle, London’s latest dating website and app, bills itself as a network for “like-minded” individuals; a “high-end”, “exclusive community” with an “impressive following of successful and attractive people. Full News here – London – Bing News

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Marrakech named world’s best destination by TripAdvisor as London ranks sixth behind Prague and Hanoi… and New York fails to crack top ten

One of Britons’ favourite places to visit in North Africa has been named the world’s top destination by TripAdvisor users. With its desert landscape and bustling souks, Marrakech came out on top in the website’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards for the … Full News here – London – Bing News

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The Best Gigs In London This Week

It’s become a staple in our summer, and on their first announcement Visions Festival have delivered a line up to get excited about for Saturday 8 August. There’s Brooklyn dreamers The Antlers, South London nihilists The Fat White Family, the psych … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Thousands of students march through London to condemn racism

Chanting slogans that echoed through the streets of central London, waving signs that read “From London to Ferguson: Black Lives Matter” and thrusting their clenched fists in the cold air, thousands of students marched through the heart of the … Full News here – London – Bing News

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