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James Marsh, Pulse Films Unite to Tell Story of Berlin Through Football Club Hertha BSC (EXCLUSIVE)

“Gangs of London” producer Pulse Films has teamed with Oscar-winning “Man on Wire” director James Marsh on an ambitious four-part series that uncovers the history of Berlin through the prism of its iconic football club Hertha BSC. “Welcome to Berlin” (working title), which is now going into production, is billed as an all-access account of […]
Tags: London, News, Berlin, Global, Oscar, James Marsh, Hertha BSC, Pulse Films


BFI Southbank Set for September Reopening With Stringent Safety Measures

The British Film Institute Southbank, the iconic London movie theater on the South Bank of the Thames River, is set for a Sept. 1 reopening with a host of health and safely measures in place. The measures include social distancing throughout the venue, face coverings as standard for all visitors and staff, increased frequency of […]
Tags: London, News, Global, South Bank, Thames River, Riz Ahmed, BFI Southbank, Bagri London Film Festival, British Film Institute Southbank


UK coronavirus live: deaths in England and Wales below five-year average for sixth week in a row, says ONS

Total of 8,891 deaths in England and Wales in week to 24 July, reports ONS; Researchers warn more testing is needed ahead of schools reopeningLocal authority sets up test-and-tracing to plug gaps in English schemeBoost test and trace before English schools reopen ‘or risk second wave’Concerns persist over plan to reopen schools in EnglandUK virologists criticise handling of Covid testing contractsGlobal coronavirus live: latest updates 10.23am BST The local authority with the highest infecti...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Wales, UK News, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, East Midlands, Ons, West Midlands, Blackburn, Lancashire, DARWEN, Coronavirus outbreak


Teams set for the world's most lucrative football match, worth a possible $346 million

London clubs Brentford and Fulham will contest what's been dubbed the world's most valuable football match on Tuesday as they battle it out in the Championship play-off final.
Tags: London, Cnn, Brentford, Fulham


UK: You Can't Have Your Cake And Eat It - Conditional Anti-suit Injunction Granted Despite Existence Of Contract With London Arbitration Clause Being In Dispute - Quadrant Chambers

A person who brings a claim abroad in flagrant breach of an arbitration or jurisdiction agreement will be subject to an anti-suit injunction almost automatically
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Coronavirus live news: Philippines reimposes lockdown as UN warns over school closures

WHO says there may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for Covid-19; Trump rejects national lockdown; record fines for isolation breaches in Australia. Follow latest updates Millions in Manila back in lockdown Trump criticises lockdowns and falsely claims US ‘doing very well’Survivors show increased rate of psychiatric disorders, study findsAustralia live coronavirus updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.13am BST And a it’s a Good Morning from me, Amelia Hill, in sunny London. I’ll be with you un...
Tags: London, Australia, China, US, Australia news, Philippines, World Health Organization, Un, Norway, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Manila, Trump, Trump Administration, Amelia Hill


London Olympics 2012: Jessica Ennis-Hill, Greg Rutherford & Mo Farah win gold on Super Saturday

Relive the best of the action from Super Saturday at London 2012 as Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Greg Rutherford win three gold medals on an unforgettable day for Team GB.
Tags: London, News, Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford, Jessica Ennis Hill Greg Rutherford, Mo Farah Jessica Ennis Hill


ByteDance considers establishing TikTok headquarters out of the U.S.

London has been listed as a potential city
Tags: London, News, Trends, Trump, Bytedance, Tiktok


Call for TikTok security check before HQ decision

The owner of the short-form video app has London on a shortlist of possible locations.
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TikTok ponders HQ in London after Donald Trump's hostility

Video app’s owner ByteDance already has 800 of its European workforce in UK and IrelandThe Chinese firm behind the TikTok video app is weighing up plans to open a headquarters in London, with Boris Johnson reportedly prepared to risk Donald Trump’s anger by rolling out the red carpet for the company.The US president has been openly hostile to TikTok, amid widespread concern in the country about Chinese companies’ ties to the Communist party and the risk posed to customers’ personal information. ...
Tags: Apps, Business, UK, Technology, London, Media, China, US, Social Media, UK News, Digital Media, Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, Communist Party, Tiktok


UK, eurozone factories bounce back; US-China tensions rise over TikTok – as it happened

UK factory output at three-year high, Eurozone output highest since April 2018 – PMI surveysGold hits new record high of $1,984.66 an ounceHSBC steps up 35,000 job cuts amid Covid-19 profit plunge TikTok reportedly relocating to London as Microsoft confirms acquisition plans 3.05pm BST Stock markets around the world are pushing higher, with the UK’s FTSE 100 index up 1.86%, Germany’s Dax 2.4% ahead and France’s CAC rising 1.78%. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones rose 0.46%, the S&P 500 advanced ...
Tags: Business, UK, London, Microsoft, France, China, Germany, US, America, UK News, World news, Commodities, US news, Stock Markets, Asia Pacific, Currencies


U.K. Theaters Job Losses Climb to 5,000

U.K. creative industries workers’ union Bectu has reported that job losses in the theater industry have jumped from 3,000 to 5,000 in a month. Some 2,700 of the job losses are set to take place in London and the West End while the other losses are distributed around the U.K. They include redundancies of those […]
Tags: London, News, Global, West End, The Phantom Of The Opera, BECTU, London Theaters


Composer Agency First Artists Management Opens U.K. Office

First Artists Management, the Los Angeles-based talent agency specializing in composers and music supervisors, is expanding its operations by opening an office in London and hiring two new partner-agents. Hamish Duff joins First Artists from independent management and publishing company Involved Productions. He will head the London office and oversee all U.K. and European operations, […]
Tags: London, News, Music for Screens, First Artists Management the Los Angeles, Hamish Duff, First Artists


UK, eurozone factories bounce back; US-China tensions rise over TikTok – business live

UK factory output at three-year high, Eurozone output highest since April 2018 – PMI surveysGold hits new record highTikTok reportedly relocating to London as Microsoft confirms acquisition plansHSBC steps up 35,000 job cuts amid Covid-19 profit plunge 10.14am BST The highlight in the UK this week is the Bank of England’s monthly policy decision and the latest quarterly growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday. We are not expecting any changes to the interest rate or the asset-buying prog...
Tags: Business, UK, England, London, Microsoft, China, Bank Of England, UK News, World news, Commodities, US news, Stock Markets, Asia Pacific, Currencies, Boe, Bank


Eurozone manufacturing bounces back; US-China tensions rise over TikTok – business live

Eurozone factory output highest since April 2018 – PMI surveyGold hits new record highTikTok reportedly relocating to London as Microsoft confirms acquisition plansHSBC steps up 35,000 job cuts amid Covid-19 profit plunge 9.27am BST Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHS Markit, which compiled the closely-watched survey, said:Eurozone factories reported a very positive start to the third quarter, with production growing at the fastest rate for over two years, fuelled by an encour...
Tags: Business, London, Microsoft, France, China, Germany, Spain, UK News, World news, Commodities, US news, Stock Markets, Austria, Asia Pacific, Currencies, Italy


US-China tensions rise over TikTok; markets eye manufacturing reports – business live

TikTok reportedly relocating to London as Microsoft confirms acquisition plans; HSBC profits hammered by Covid-19 and China-US tensions; gold hits new record high 8.23am BST IHS Markit, which compiles the survey, said:Spain’s manufacturing sector returned to growth during July as businesses continued to reopen following lockdown and firms benefited from an associated upswing in demand. Orders, purchasing and production were all reported to be up, with demand higher in both domestic and inter...
Tags: Business, London, Microsoft, China, Spain, UK News, World news, Commodities, US news, Stock Markets, Asia Pacific, Currencies, Hsbc, US China, China US, Tiktok


London 2012: Jessica Ennis-Hill, Andy Murray and Victoria Pendleton in best of day seven action

Catch up with the best of the action from day seven of London 2012 as Great Britain's Victoria Pendleton storms to gold in the keirin and Jessica Ennis-Hill leads the heptathlon after the first day.
Tags: London, News, Jessica Ennis Hill, Victoria Pendleton, Great Britain, Jessica Ennis Hill Andy Murray


$340m in London law firm's account suspected of 1MDB connection

Money in Clyde & Co’s bank account linked to money allegedly embezzled from Malaysian fundInvestigators probing one of the world’s largest financial frauds have said they suspect $340m (£255m) held in the bank account of a major London law firm is linked to money allegedly embezzled from the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB.According to court papers, Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency is urgently trying to prevent City firm Clyde & Co from releasing the large sum of money, which they suspect ...
Tags: Business, London, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Malaysia, 1MDB, Clyde Co


Inspired by the US, Europe's 'paperless' children are speaking out

A generation of undocumented Europeans – inspired by the ‘Dreamers’ in the US – are fighting for residency rights. A new Guardian series hears some of their stories‘Why do you sound so British?” the immigration officer asked 15-year-old Ijeoma Moore as she followed orders to pack for herself and her 10-year-old brother. Officers had arrived at their London home that morning in 2010, as they were eating breakfast and getting ready to leave for school. “Because I am British,” the teenager replied....
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Race, US, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Young People, US immigration, Moore, Ijeoma Moore


Manchester-born 'wellness entrepreneur' revealed as Jeffrey Epstein's alleged ex-girlfriend

A Manchester-born publisher has been identified as the alleged former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein named in legal papers relating to Ghislaine Maxwell that were unsealed by a Manhattan court last week. A woman named as “Shelley” was allegedly named by Ms Maxwell as Epstein’s girlfriend between 1999 and 2002, according to an email contained in papers released by US District Judge Loretta Preska. It has now been claimed that the woman is Shelley Ann Lewis, 43, a “wellness entrepreneur”, who runs ...
Tags: New York, London, News, US, United States, Labour, Manchester, Maxwell, Manhattan, Brian, Telegraph, Caribbean, Robert Maxwell, Christie, Duke Of York, Lewis


London risks losing its aura as a 'fun' place to work, economist fears

Capital could lose £178m in 2021 as companies decline to send all workers back to officesMajor cities such as London face more economic pain as some companies resist the government’s efforts to encourage workers back to their desks this week, economists have warned.Pablo Shah, a senior economist at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), fears that the capital could have lost its aura as a “fun” place to work, particularly in the digital and creative industries. Continue reading.....
Tags: Business, London, UK News, Economic recovery, Hospitality, Centre for Economics and Business Research Cebr, Coronavirus outbreak, Event Management And Tourism, Pablo Shah


Former police chief convicted over child abuse video granted court of appeal hearing

Robyn Williams was sacked in March despite never having viewed unsolicited videoA decorated former police chief has won two key battles in her fight to overturn her conviction for possessing a child abuse video and get her job back, the Guardian has learned.Former superintendent Robyn Williams was convicted under paedophilia laws in November 2019 after being sent an unsolicited video via WhatsApp of a child being abused, despite never viewing the images. The prosecution accepted she had no sexu...
Tags: London, Police, UK News, Metropolitan Police, Robyn Williams


Violent criminality bounces back to pre-coronavirus levels

London mayor warns crime could spike as lockdown eases and demands support for police and youth services Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageViolent criminality has climbed back to pre-coronavirus levels prompting warnings from London’s mayor and Birmingham’s police commissioner that it could escalate further as the pandemic crisis hits the economy.Sadiq Khan told the Guardian he believed there was “a real risk of violent crime spiking as lockdown is eased” and demanded m...
Tags: Politics, London, Crime, UK News, Birmingham, Sadiq Khan, Coronavirus outbreak


Untold stories of Jewish resistance revealed in London Holocaust exhibition

Diaries and manuscripts turn spotlight on little-known acts of endurance and braveryFrom quiet acts of bravery, to overt acts of rebellion, Jewish resistance to the Holocaust took many forms, yet research shows they remain largely unacknowledged in traditional UK teachings about the genocide.A new exhibition, drawing on thousands of previously unseen documents and manuscripts, is placing some of the little-known personal stories of heroism, active armed resistance, and rescue networks in the ext...
Tags: UK, London, UK News, World news, Holocaust, Second world war, Judaism


The images of ordinary Soweto that captured apartheid's injustice

David Goldblatt’s photo essay from 1972 is a key document of an era. Now he is the subject of a major show in LondonThe photographer David Goldblatt, the great chronicler of the apartheid era in South Africa, is to be celebrated by one of the first London art galleries to re‑open this month.Goldblatt, who died in 2018, has not been the subject of a major London show for more than 30 years. The new exhibition, David Goldblatt: Johannesburg 1948-2018, at the Goodman Gallery in Mayfair, will focus ...
Tags: Photography, London, Africa, World news, Culture, South Africa, Art and design, Mayfair, Johannesburg, Soweto, David Goldblatt, Goldblatt, Goodman Gallery


Britain might look to Germany to heal the north-south divide | Torsten Bell

What happened after the fall of the Berlin Wall involved money, and lots of itBefore the government was forced into locking down British regions, it wanted to level them up, closing productivity gaps between north and south. That’s a valuable objective, reinforced by new research on UK regional inequality from academics appropriately spread across Sheffield, Birmingham and London. The paper reminds us that the UK has some of the biggest productivity gaps between regions in the developed world, w...
Tags: Productivity, Europe, Business, UK, London, Germany, Berlin Wall, Society, UK News, World news, Britain, North-south Divide, South East, Torsten Bell, Sheffield Birmingham


London 2012: Andy Murray, Michael Phelps and Chris Hoy in best of day six action

Relive day six of the London 2012 Olympic Games on its eighth anniversary, as Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Philip Hindes win gold in dramatic fashion.
Tags: London, News, Philip Hindes, Chris Hoy, Andy Murray Michael Phelps, Chris Hoy Jason Kenny


The people of Soweto by David Goldblatt - in pictures

In the early 1970s, the acclaimed South African photographer documented the residents of the township. These portraits form part of Goldblatt’s first major solo exhibition in London since 1986, now showing at the Goodman Gallery. Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, London, Africa, World news, Culture, South Africa, Art and design, Exhibitions, Soweto, David Goldblatt, Goldblatt, Goodman Gallery Continue


London violence: Shootings leave five injured in one night

Police were called to four incidents, including three shootings overnight in the capital.
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Chinese nuclear power plant near Battle of Britain tribute 'insensitive to war dead'

The Chinese takeover of a nuclear power station near a tribute to Battle of Britain pilots is “insensitive” to their memory, it has been claimed. China General Nuclear (CGN) and EDF want to build the Bradwell B site in Essex, covering around 500 hectares and producing enough electricity to power around four million homes. CGN is the largest constructor of nuclear power stations in the world and would hold a 66.5 per cent majority share in the project, which would take up to 12 years to complete....
Tags: UK, London, News, China, Germany, Britain, Royal Air Force, Essex, Nazi, EDF, Bradwell, Henry Jackson Society, Sam Armstrong, RAF Bradwell Bay



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