Kensington and Chelsea fares worst in first noise nuisance map of London

Kensington and Chelsea fares worst in first noise nuisance map of London

Kensington and Chelsea is topping a new London noise nuisance chart with over 13,500 complaints logged in the wealthy borough in 2016. Compiled by noise monitoring experts Cirrus Research via Freedom of Information requests of 33 London boroughs, the city overall had more than 143,000 noise nuisance complaints logged but...

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Electric car industry boom in Norway

Electric car industry boom in Norway

The electric car industry is experiencing a boom in Norway, with battery-powered or hybrid cars accounting for 29 percent of the country’s new car sales in 2016. Norway rewards electric car drivers with a series of financial incentives, including free parking in cities, free ferry and road tolls, waived purchase...

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Cutler and Gross reveal new collection at Mido, Milan and invites Londoners for champagne

Cutler and Gross reveal new collection at Mido, Milan and invites Londoners for champagne

British luxury eyewear brand Cutler and Gross has unveiled the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection, now available in the Knightsbridge flagship store. Inspired by the tension between the fast pace of technology and the natural world, the collection is underpinned by a bold, provocative campaign shot by globally renowned portrait photographer Platon. A...

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Santander named Business Bank of the year at Business Moneyfacts Awards

Santander named Business Bank of the year at Business Moneyfacts Awards

Santander was named ‘Business Bank of the Year’ for the third consecutive year, ‘Best Business Current Account Provider’, for the fifteenth time and Best International Solutions Provider’ at the annual Business Moneyfacts Awards. These prestigious awards are testament to Santander’s commitment to help businesses prosper. Santander was also highly commended...

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UK Citizens spending less on booze and cigarettes

UK Citizens spending less on booze and cigarettes

Britons are spending less on alcohol, smoking and drugs and more on eating out and hotels according to the latest figures on family spending. Weekly spending on alcohol, tobacco and narcotics fell below £12 for the first time since comparable records began in 2001-02, partly reflecting the decline in the...

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Pavement lights for ‘zombie’ phone users

Pavement lights for ‘zombie’ phone users

Pavement lights have been installed at a pedestrian crossing in a town in the Netherlands to help smartphone users cross the road safely. The light strips catch the eye of people looking down at their devices and change colour to match traffic signals. The lure of games and social media...

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City of London to host Concourse

City of London to host Concourse

A Jaguar D-Type that finished 2nd at Le Mans in 1957 will be among the spectacles in the City of London for the inaugural City Concourse. The Royal Honourable Artillery HQ lawn, near the Barbican, will host more than 80 cars, including one-of-seven Touring Superleggera Disco Volante Spyders, from the...

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