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  1. Business - Economy - BRITAIN

    Inflation likely to fall below 1pc, says Bank of England

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 07:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Governor Carney says economy continuing to normalise, spurring bets on delay in rate rise Inflation likely to fall below 1pc, says Bank of England British inflation is likely to fall below 1 per cent in the next six months, the Bank of England said yesterday, encouraging investors to build on their bets that it will not raise interest rates until late next ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London workers get taste for Canary Wharf living

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 07:13am by Reuters

    ... of high-rise living in the metropolis. Its build coincided with rapid growth in London's population, which would shortly hit 8.6 million people and grow a further 2.7 million by 2050, estimates ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Work well under way on London's 'Hong Kongified' Battersea Power Station

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 03:47am by AFP

    ... are definitely beyond the point of this project ever stopping again," said David Twohig, the director of design at the BPS Development Company. Behind him loomed the 1930s red-brick building ... it ceased operating in 1983. But now hundreds of construction workers swarm the building and its surroundings, working on a 17 hectare site that is being transformed into a new neighbourhood. ...

  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    New powers eyed for Bank of England over mortgages

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 04:04am by Reuters

    ... But the government said last week that this would be subject to a separate consultation next year aimed at "building an in-depth evidence base on how the operation of the British buy-to-let housing ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Leading Washington poll consultants take key posts for British election

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 05:30am by WASHPOST

    ... useful for a party that is attempting to build a broad coalition to remain in power. Messina said he was "very proud to be part of the team" and cited the prime minister's ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ebbsfleet As prices surge, fuelled by a lack of properties for sale, a new report suggests Britain needs to build one million homes to meet huge demand 'Desperate housing ... in Britain on almost 25 per cent more homes than a year ago. But even if house-building gets back to pre-crisis levels, Britain is still likely to face a housing shortage that could unbalance its ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    London’s skyline to be transformed by building of up to 250 skyscrapers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:18pm by GDN

    ... crowded over the coming years, with almost 250 tall towers proposed, approved or already under construction. A survey by the New London Architecture (NLA) think tank suggests that 236 buildings ... of the new buildings. Projects in east and central London account for 77 per cent of the total, although south London also faces vertical development. Between them, the boroughs of Tower Hamlets, ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British PM David Cameron pledges tax cuts for 30 million

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:42am by AFP, Reuters

    ... work hard and do the right thing we say you should keep more of your own money to spend as you choose." Vowing to "build a Britain that everyone is proud to call home", Cameron ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    London transport crisis could spark new riots, commissioner warns

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by GDN

    ... progress on new rail lines. Despite an annual investment of about £1 billion (HK$12.6 billion) in upgrades to the Underground rail network and the £14.8 billion spent building the east-west ... in central London would be overwhelming. Transport chiefs say it will take at least 15 years to build Crossrail 2. The city's growth was putting pressure in places "people never ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... hands," Salmond said after voting in the village of Strichen in northeast Scotland, where he is the local lawmaker. "We've got the chance to build a more prosperous economy but also ...




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