LONDON LIFE

 

China keeps London property market afloat



BUSINESS, UK, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL November 08, 2016


Homes in exclusive areas of the capital have remained popular with Chinese buyers Credit: Rudolf T/ThinkStock Chinese property investors have seized on the weakness of the pound to snap up commercial properties and luxury homes i...

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China leads world in outbound tourism



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 07, 2016


China was the source of more outbound tourism last year than any other nation The number of visitors from China to other countries has increased by nearly ten times since 2000, and reached 128 million in 2015. It is expected to r...

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Life in 1860s Beijing revealed in lost photo collection



CHINA , LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 04, 2016


George Morache, a French doctor, took photos of Beijing in the 1860s Credit: Sotheby's Forgotten photos of Beijing as it was 150 years ago have emerged at auction in London. The collection amassed by Georges Morache, a French do...

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Chinese company defies Brexit to build London's tallest skyscraper



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, LONDON LIFE November 04, 2016


The 67-storey Spire will have nearly 900 apartments and is scheduled for completion by 2020 Credit: HOK A Chinese company has said that it will go ahead with building the tallest skyscraper in London whatever the outcome of Brexi...

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PM loses High Court fight over Brexit



UK, LONDON LIFE November 03, 2016


The ruling said that parliamentary sovereignty was the most fundamental principle in British law Credit: SJHayTov/Getty Images The High Court in Britain ruled this morning that the UK cannot trigger Article 50 to withdraw from th...

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