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How a die-hard London townie moved to Surrey and fell for the suburbs

‘Oh, it’s very parochial round here,” said one of our neighbours a day or two after we arrived in the suburbs in 2010. My stomach lurched. It wasn’t what I wanted to hear. Parochial and provincial are notions that feature strongly in my nightmares. Full News here – London – Bing News

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New Hobbit film to premiere in London

Not only have we missed out on hosting the world premiere of the third film in the Hobbit trilogy to London, but the New Zealand-based dwarves who starred in the films may miss the star-studded event after Warner Bros sited “budget” considerations in not … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Lord Mayor Quits Abuse Inquiry in Blow to May

London’s Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf quit as head of an inquiry into historical child sex-abuse after criticism of her suitability for the job, dealing a blow to Home Secretary Theresa May. Woolf, who was appointed last month, resigned after lawmakers and … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London shares end higher on upbeat earnings, Japan stimulus

London (AFP) – London shares ended higher on Friday in line with other European markets, boosted by upbeat earnings and the Bank of Japan’s surprise decision to ramp up its stimulus programme. The FTSE 100 index climbed 82.91 points, or 1.28 percent, to … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London-bound Andy Murray awaits Novak Djokovic with Roger Federer in wings

Paris: Andy Murray guaranteed his place at the World Tour Finals on Thursday while Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer stayed neck and neck in their battle for world number one at the Paris Masters. Djokovic overcame Frenchman Gael Monfils in the final match … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London-bound Murray puts an end to ‘bad year’ babble

LONDON: Andy Murray may not have enjoyed a successful season by his high standards but after booking his spot at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, the two-time Grand Slam winner ensured 2014 is far from a “bad year”. Murray, who has won three … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Robert Pattinson-FKA Twigs Getting Serious, Plan To Move In Together In London–Report

Robert Pattinson and girlfriend FKA Twigs are reportedly getting serious in their new relationship. Recent reports claimed the couple has decided to relocate to London from Los Angeles and move in together. A source reportedly told Grazia magazine that … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London-bound Murray puts an end to ‘bad year’ babble

LONDON (Reuters) – Andy Murray may not have enjoyed a successful season by his high standards but after booking his spot at the ATP World Tour Finals on Thursday, the two-time grand slam winner ensured 2014 is far from a “bad year”. Murray, who has won … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Develops a Peruvian Palate

While London is relatively welcoming to non-native cuisines, few could have predicted just how quickly the latest culinary trend would take off. Though the Peruvian population is small, a dozen or so high-profile Peruvian restaurants have exploded on the … Full News here – London – Bing News

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John Terry’s voice to be heard on the Underground as Blues star helps support London Poppy Day

If you’re in London over the next week or so and are taking the Underground, you might hear a familiar voice if you’re in one of the stations near Stamford Bridge. John Terry has taken part in a campaign to support the Royal British Legion during London … Full News here – London – Bing […]

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London Develops a Peruvian Palate

While London is relatively welcoming to non-native cuisines, few could have predicted just how quickly the latest culinary trend would take off. Though the Peruvian population is small, a dozen or so high-profile Peruvian restaurants have exploded on the … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Develops a Peruvian Palate

While London is relatively welcoming to non-native cuisines, few could have predicted just how quickly the latest culinary trend would take off. Though the Peruvian population is small, a dozen or so high-profile Peruvian restaurants have exploded on the … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London’s Housing Boom

LONDON — Here, bricks are stacks of cash. “If you have capital in this country,” Alex Hilton, director of the advocacy organization Generation Rent, told me, “you can get other people’s money.” Without capital, those of us who do not own … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London’s Housing Boom

LONDON — Here, bricks are stacks of cash. “If you have capital in this country,” Alex Hilton, director of the advocacy organization Generation Rent, told me, “you can get other people’s money.” Without capital, those of us who do not own … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Forgotten hero who saved London from drowning in WWII finally gets his due

LONDON – Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain’s Houses of Parliament. Few notice the concrete mark, or recognize it as evidence of how close London came to drowning … Full News here – London – Bing News

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