Several City jobs could be moved outside the UK

Several City jobs could be moved outside the UK

Theresa May’s announcement to leave the EU’s single market after Brexit is pushing international banks to consider moving jobs outside the UK. JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said on an interview in Bloomberg TV that ‘it looks like there will be more jobs movement than we could hope for’,...

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Battersea weighs in on Greyhound welfare

Battersea weighs in on Greyhound welfare

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is now campaigning for change on Greyhound welfare. In a drop-in session on Tuesday 17 January in Westminster, hosted by MP Angela Smith, member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, and the welfare member of the Greyhound Forum,  charities gathered to discuss the...

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Herero, Namaqua ignored at Germany-Namibia reparations talks

Herero, Namaqua ignored at Germany-Namibia reparations talks

Namibian Herero and Nama tribes are suing Germany for reparations after their conflict in 1904 descended into the first genocide of the twentieth century. As talks between Germany and Namibia (begun in 2015) proceed into what is hoped to be a joint statement of recognition, Herero Paramount Chief Vekuii Rukoro...

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Westminster City Council rehouses homeless families outside Greater London

Westminster City Council rehouses homeless families outside Greater London

One of London’s richest boroughs, Westminster City Council, will rehouse homeless families to live in temporary accommodation outside of London. At the moment 3 percent of Westminster’s homeless families have been moved outside Greater London. This set to increase due to the rising cost of living and shortages of affordable local accommodation. Westminster...

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Kids Go Free at Westminster Abbey this Half-Term

Kids Go Free at Westminster Abbey this Half-Term

Rub shoulders with Kings and Queens at Westminster Abbey this half-term with free entry for children, from Saturday 11th February to Saturday 18th February. Families can experience a memorable day out discovering the nation’s coronation church – where royal weddings and state occasions have taken place for hundreds of years...

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Westminster, Chelsea and Kensington Host New BBC Dragons’ Den Swing Fitness Classes

Westminster, Chelsea and Kensington Host New BBC Dragons’ Den Swing Fitness Classes

Chelsea, Notting Hill and Victoria are some of the first places in the country to offer a new and joyful cardio fitness workout from a BBC Dragons’ Den success. SwingTrain is an elating exercise experience accompanied by the vintage vibes of swing, gospel, rhythm & blues and jazz – a marked difference...

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Victoria Borwick MP visits Terrence Higgins Trust to support local people living with HIV

Victoria Borwick MP visits Terrence Higgins Trust to support local people living with HIV

Victoria Borwick, MP for Kensington, visited the Terrence Higgins Trust to find out about its work tackling HIV and sexual health, and to take part in a complementary therapy session.  Victoria met volunteers and staff from the charity and discussed the importance of supporting people living with HIV. She also...

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New 60,000 seat Chelsea stadium approved

New 60,000 seat Chelsea stadium approved

Chelsea Football Club’s plan to build a new 60,000 seat stadium in Fulham has been officially approved by Hammersmith and Fulham council. The stadium will be built within the Stanford Bridge grounds, but will require the demolishing of the original stadium. “Chelsea’s new stadium will deliver some real benefits to...

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Snowdrop Festival returns to Chelsea Physic Garden

Snowdrop Festival returns to Chelsea Physic Garden

Due to Chelsea Physic Garden’s unique warm microclimate, visitors will be able to see snowdrops in January, before the rest of the country, as part of the garden’s annual Snowdrop Festival. Once again Head Gardener Nick Bailey and his team will be creating an innovative display, elevating the snowdrops so...

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Norway will become the first country to switch off FM radio

Norway will become the first country to switch off FM radio

All ears will be on Norway next week as their radios go Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) only as it becomes the first country to switch off FM radio. DAB is a newer standard delivering a number of advantages, over traditional analog signal, DAB carries a huge variety of stations with...

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