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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson calls for fight to save British pubs

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... to have people walk away from pubs and have just concentrated dens of iniquity open until three in the morning." Camra wants a change in the law so that planning applications are always ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572937/iron-maiden-singer-bruce-dickinson-calls-fight-save-british-pubs
  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Cameron's star player, London Mayor Boris Johnson, could be a liability

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Bloomberg, Reuters, MCT

    ... though it is likely to reignite speculation about his future as leader. "Great news that Boris plans to stand at next year's general election. I've always said I want my star ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570065/camerons-star-player-london-mayor-boris-johnson-could-be-liability
  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Lenders reject builders as land values rise sharply in London

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:02am by Bloomberg

    ... are a bit toppy," said Randeesh Sandhu, the chief executive of lender Urban Exposure Group. "Usually, the only way a developer can get the deal to work is to go back to the landowner ... Finance, which specialises in providing high loan-value credit for housing construction. "There's a shortage of land with planning consent to build on and that is obviously feeding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1549717/lenders-reject-builders-land-values-rise-sharply-london
  4. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Property developers in Britain accused of segregating communities with 'poor door' entrances for less well-off tenants

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by GDN

    ... to include affordable homes to win planning permission- for the poorer residents to be forced to use alternative access, a phenomenon dubbed "poor doors". Even bicycle storage spaces, ... In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio said last week that he intended to ban segregated blocks after it emerged a Manhattan developer planned a separate entrance for a luxury block also containing 55 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1559996/property-developers-britain-accused-segregating-communities
  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... planned to limit unions' striking powers. "How can it possibly be right for our children's education to be disrupted by trade unions acting in this way," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551549/public-workers-strike-across-britain-cameron-pledges-union-crackdown
  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Street artist Banksy slams ‘disgusting’ exhibition of own urban art murals

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Banksy off the wall The reclusive British street artist Banksy has disassociated himself from a "disgusting" exhibition of his urban art murals that have been removed from walls and are to be auctioned off in London. Among the seven works said to be included in the sale organised by the Sincura Group are Berlin Door, No Ball Games, Liverpool Rat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496910/british-street-artist-banksy-slams-disgusting-exhibition-urban-art-murals
  7. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... available, a filing at the company-registration office showed. It plans to spend £10 million to turn the bar, adult-movie cinema and flats previously used for trysts at Walker's Court into a theatre, restaurant and homes whose prices will start at £450 a week to lease. James likes the Walker's Court plan so much that Soho Estates plan to move in, with a neon Raymond Revuebar sign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Home prices in London run out of steam as common sense takes hold

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Bloomberg

    ... prompted warnings from both the Bank of England and international groups such as the European Commission. Carney said last week that housing debt was a concern and the government planned to give ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1534827/home-prices-london-run-out-steam-common-sense-takes-hold
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

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

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

    ... The Guardian in London High land prices and need to house a million more people force British capital to think vertically, prompting call for better planning 250 skyscrapers to transform ... of more than 20 storeys could be on the way, 189 of which are intended to be residential blocks. Eighteen are planned as office developments, eight as hotels and 13 are due for mixed use, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1447939/londons-skyline-be-transformed-building-250-skyscrapers
  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Labour pounces on 'thin' legislative programme in Queen's speech

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... plans to enact before a May 2015 general election. With the exception of legislation overhauling Britain's pensions system, much of what she announced was already known and many of the measures were relatively minor in scale. She confirmed plans to give people more control over their pension savings, with new measures including the introduction of collective pension schemes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525608/labour-pounces-thin-legislative-programme-queens-speech

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