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New map shows how London could have become an underwater city if the ... - Daily Mail
The Thames Barrier, pictured, was opened in 1982 and is a 520m-long flood defence system near Woolwich in east London. Individual gates can be closed in ten minutes but the whole barrier takes an hour and half to close completely. The barrier can hold ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:54:57 GMT
Average London home will cost £650000 by 2020, report warns - Evening Standard
The report, Home Truths, says average house prices will rise from £452,400 this year to £647,500 by 2020, and £776,300 by 2023. That will be 18 times average London wages, compared with 16 times now. It predicts a reversal of the trend of the past ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:36:30 GMT
Boris Johnson vows to continue London's 'cycling revolution' - The Guardian (blog)
The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has promised to continue a "cycling revolution", predicting that London will become as welcoming to bikes as cities such as Amsterdam or Copenhagen despite recent safety worries. Speaking at City Hall, Johnson also ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:26:45 GMT
London Pub Stabbing Death: Three Arrested - Sky News
Three men have been arrested after a 34-year-old father was stabbed to death outside a London pub. Christopher Foster was attacked while having a cigarette with a male friend in an alleyway outside St Christopher's Inn, in Borough High Street ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:45:48 GMT
'I am a soldier of Allah': Alleged London killer of Afghan war vet appears in ... - NBCNews.com (blog)
A man accused of murdering a British soldier in broad daylight on a London street described himself in court on Monday as a soldier at war and said he loved the Islamic militant group al Qaeda. Michael Adebolajo, 28, is accused with Michael Adebowale ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:41:03 GMT
EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool star Suarez snapped in London - is he eyeing up Arsenal ... - Daily Star
EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool star Suarez snapped in London - is he eyeing up Arsenal or Chelsea? LIVERPOOL star Luis Suarez has spent the afternoon in London, fuelling rumours he could be set for Arsenal or Chelsea. By Jack Wilson/ Published 9th December ...
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:31:36 GMT
David Beckham and Harper keep close in west London in matching outfits - Daily Mail
Could there be a cuter picture of a father and daughter than that of David Beckham and two-year-old daughter Harper, cheek to cheek as they head out in west London? Probably, but for now the two were the most adorable parent and child in the capital as ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:56:28 GMT
A New Fintech Accelerator Emerges In London As Techstars Partners With ... - TechCrunch
Following last year's launch of FinTech Innovation Lab, a new fintech accelerator has emerged in London, courtesy of a partnership between Barclays and Techstars. Similar to previous programs run on behalf of Nike and Microsoft in the U.S., the ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 10:02:45 GMT