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London Set to Receive £4bn China Property Cash in 2016



CHINA, UK, LONDON LIFE November 25, 2016


It isn't just large-scale projects that have been attracting Chinese investments. Traditional London houses, such as this terrace, are also proving to be popular. Picture Credit - Pixabay London is set to receive a record £...

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UK Travel company Skyscanner sold to Chinese Ctrip for £1.4 billion



CHINA, UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 25, 2016


On Wednesday, in his autumn statement, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said that he was setting up a venture capital fund worth £400 million to "tackle the longstanding problem of our fastest growing technology fi...

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Black Friday Sales, Discounts and Bargains



UK, LONDON LIFE November 25, 2016


Sales, Sales, Sales it's Black Friday (Picture: StmDP, Thinkstock) Black Friday is now one of the UK’s busiest shopping days. The tradition came from the United States though. Since the 1930s, Black Friday has traditionally...

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BBC to launch ‘Netflix of the spoken word’



TECHNOLOGY, UK, ENTERTAIMENT November 24, 2016


The BBC has been producing radio for 94 years. Photo credit: Grasseto, Thinkstock Just a week after we reported on the expansion of the BBC’s World Service, Lord Hall, Director General of the BBC, has announced that they wi...

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Brexit means Deficit



BUSINESS, UK November 24, 2016


In the short term Brexit means greater fiscal deficit When Theresa May became Prime Minister in the summer, she memorably said “Brexit means Brexit.” Since that time, opposition politicians and journalists have been s...

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