Canary Wharf

DLR workers to stage 48-hour strike from 1 February

DLR workers went on strike on New Year's Eve but union says the situation has not improved.<p>Commuters on the Docklands Light Rail (DLR) will face …

East London

Morgan Stanley Q4 profit drops 59% as bank takes hit from U.S. tax bill

Morgan Stanley Group Inc (MS.N) reported a 58.8 per cent slide in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the bank took a one-time provision of about US$1.2 …

Markets

A mountain-top sauna and orthodox epiphany: Tuesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world including men’s fashion in Paris and the Luminarias festival in Spain

East London

Light installations jazz up Canary Wharf for Winter Lights festival

Canary Wharf, usually a bit of a glass and concrete wasteland, has been lit up in a spectacular fashion for the Winter Lights festival.<p>The exhibition …

East London

Eight of the best restaurants to book up in London ahead of Burns Night on 25 January

January 25 is the most Scottish night of the year, with haggis and whisky aplenty at these top restaurants<p>Boisdale<p><i>Canary Wharf, Bishopsgate,</i> …

London

Athletics: IAAF not privy to any championships bid concerns - CEO

(Reuters) - Athletics global governing body has not been made aware of any information that would give it concern about successful world championship bids by Doha and Eugene, Oregon, the IAAF's chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.<p>French prosecutors said in 2015 the bids were being …

Olympics

In pictures: the Winter Lights Festival is making Canary Wharf sparkle

Canary Wharf is literally lit af right now, thanks to 30 gleaming light installations dotted all over the business district as part of the annual …

London

What London Might Look Like If The Mayor Was A Plumber

Since Charlie Mullins — the brains, Rod Stewart barnet and pin-stripe suit behind Pimlico Plumbers — threw his Mario cap into the ring as Mayor of …

London

Citigroup reports $18 billion loss on one-time tax items

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc posted an $18-billion quarterly loss on Tuesday because of charges related to a new U.S. tax law, but its adjusted earnings beat Wall Street expectations and management signaled that the bank may soon lift financial performance targets.<p>The law, signed by President Donald …

Business

Premier League Away Ground Guide

<b>Travelling to watch the Reds away from home this season? Here’s our guide to the away grounds in the Premier League this season.</b><p>Arsenal – The …

English Premier League

Is there ever a 'Kodak moment' in transportation infrastructure?

Essential assets can eventually become obsolete but many reinvent themselves.<p>Infrastructure investors often talk about only committing capital to …

East London

Trade options for UK financial services after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - A stand-off between Britain and the European Union over the future of London’s vast financial services industry is shaping up as one of the key Brexit battlegrounds of this year.<p>EU trade negotiator Michel Barnier has said there will be no special deal for one of Britain’s most …

Brexit

Citi to raise pay for women and minorities in U.S., UK, Germany

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Citibank building is seen in the financial district of Canary Wharf<p>(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc (N:C) will increase …

Banking

Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 16 January 2018

What we’re reading<p>Trump supporters demand arrest of London Mayor Sadiq Khan.<br>• The US ambassador to London just contradicted everything Donald Trump …

London

Sunday interview: 'It’s great to power a world city like London'

"This is why I love coming here.” Basil Scarsella looks towards the twinkle of lights emerging as the early winter darkness draws in.<p>Between the rooftop of London’s newest electricity substation and the glitter of Canary Wharf lie dozens of construction sites where thousands of homes, businesses …

Renewable Energy

Free And Cheap Things To Do This Week In London: 15-21 January 2018

All week<p><b>KRISTIN BAYBARS TOY SHOP:</b> We recently stumbled across this enchanting haven for forgotten toys. Kristin Baybars is on 7 Mansfield Rd, NW3 …

London

50 years in the making: Spinningfields is a destination for bars, restaurants, shopping and leisure in Manchester

Spinningfields, Manchester’s £1.5 billion pulsating heart, and home to more than 165 world-class financial and commercial organisations, high-end …

Manchester

The fabulous new US embassy is best not tainted by a Trump visit

The president has cancelled his visit, blaming the Obama administration for a ‘bad deal’ – but actually the new building is a progressive beacon<p>Raised on a hill, surrounded by a moat and bristling with all the anti-terrorist measures known to man, the new US embassy in Nine Elms, south-west London, …

Opinion (UK)

UK ministers hold crisis talks over Carillion

Senior ministers from across most of Whitehall gathered on Thursday to discuss the plight of Carillion amid fears the ailing contractor is close to …

Brexit

May tells bankers they are a priority for Brexit amid job warnings

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told bankers from firms such as Goldman Sachs on Thursday they were a priority for her in the Brexit talks, just as new warnings emerged of job losses in the London financial sector unless there is a trade deal.<p>May’s comments contrast sharply …

Brexit

British Airways coy on new A350 Club World business class seat

by David Flynn | January 12, 2018<p>British Airways is keeping its cards close to its chest on its next generation Club World business class seat, due …

Airlines

Trio of surveys hint at UK investment letdown

LONDON (Reuters) - Prospects that business investment in Britain will strengthen this year have been dealt an early blow by three surveys, none of which signaled improvement.<p>The surveys of lenders and businesses may disappoint Bank of England officials who expect the recovering global economy will …

Economy

Focus On Hammersmith: W6 has benefitted from the regeneration of Shepherd's Bush and the sky high prices in Chelsea

For many years, Kensington and Chelsea was thought to be the last word in west London property for well-heeled individuals. But if the increasing …

London

Meet Sir George Iacobescu: The Romanian visionary who transformed Docklands

There is — quite literally — a light-bulb moment that tells you why Sir George Iacobescu and millions of others were desperate to escape Nicolae …

Brexit

JPMorgan profit beats on higher interest rates; debt trading down

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday as gains in net interest income offset a slowdown in trading revenue.<p>The bank recorded a $2.4 billion charge to cover a new one-time repatriation tax on income it has kept …

Markets

The golden age of crypto trading might already be over

• <b>Bitcoin traded at wildly different prices during the month of December, but things have calmed down in the New Year.</b>• <b><br>That means crypto traders are making less money from taking advantage of different prices on different exchanges.</b><p>The crazy good times for cryptocurrency traders might be over …

Business

7 jaw-dropping light installations you can immerse yourself in this month

<i>As Lumiere and Winter Lights return to London, we shed light on the glowing installations that are brightening up our gloomy city</i><p>1. The virtual flood …

Brexit trade deal will contain financial services, but UK may not like it

PARIS — As Ella Fitzgerald used to sing, “T’ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it.”<p>That also applies to financial services and trade …

Brexit

Brexit caused 37 percent fall in new London financial jobs in December - report

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in office windows in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London<p>By Lawrence White<p>LONDON (Reuters) - …

Brexit

Sticks'n'Sushi remains positive despite industry instability

The Danish-Japanese brand is set to open its largest restaurant to date, spanning three storeys, on the King’s Road in Chelsea. It is also opening a …

East London