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Uber heads to court in fight for London survival

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LONDON (Reuters) – Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market. FILE PHOTO: A photo illustration shows the Uber app on a mobile telephone, as Read More

City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU. Employees pass the Lutine Bell as they travel on escalators on the underwriting floor of Lloyd’s of London insurance market in the Read More

Britain pushes back date for provisional findings on Sky-Fox deal

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator will publish its provisional findings on Rupert Murdoch’s planned takeover of Sky (SKYB.L) next month, later than expected, but the overall timing of the review should remain unchanged. FILE PHOTO: The Sky logo is seen outside of an entrance to offices and studios in west London, Britain June 29, Read More

London hails electric cabs for a fare to a “different world”

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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s black cab has gone electric – and it’s just hit the roads. Wi-Fi, USB charging and even a sunroof are among the new features of the six-seat, battery-powered cabs, with a range extender of up to 400 miles. Fares match those of diesel (gasoil) (gasoil) (gasoil) predecessors, so users can go Read More

Wealth manager Brown Shipley creates head of London office role

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(Reuters) – UK-based wealth manager Brown Shipley said Andrew Butler-Cassar will be its head of London office, a newly created role, effective Jan. 8 next year. Butler-Cassar has over 20 years of experience, including the last four as head of private office at Investec Wealth & Investment. At Brown Shipley, he will focus on the Read More

Brexit and the City: taking London's financial pulse

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LONDON (Reuters) – Will Britain’s decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries? A worker walks into the Underground at Bank station in the City of London, Britain, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville The financial services sector, which accounts for about 12 percent of Britain’s economic output and Read More

N Korea 'could hit London with nuke in a year'

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A retired British Army general has described the UK military as “not fit for purpose” and warned that North KOREA might be able to hit London with a nuclear missile “within the next 12 to 18 months”. General Sir Richard Barrons, until recently one of the country’s most senior military chiefs, told the Commons Defence Read More

First Russian IPO in London since sanctions to test Western investor sentiment

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Published time: 23 Oct, 2017 13:34 Russian metals tycoon Oleg Deripaska would like to see a valuation of at least $8.5 billion for his aluminum and hydrocarbon business in the first Russian IPO in London since 2014. The EN+ listing will test investor sentiment toward a major Russian company since relations between the Kremlin and Read More

London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

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LONDON (Reuters) – London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, said. Traffic passes the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall Called the T-charge, the 10 pound daily tax applies Read More

Uber appeals loss of license in London

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Published time: 13 Oct, 2017 13:44 Ride-hailing firm Uber has filed an appeal against the London transport regulator after losing its license to operate in the city. The papers were submitted to Westminster Magistrates’ Court, and the appeal should take place in December. During a City Hall question session, London mayor Sadiq Khan said it Read More