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Celebrating Start-Ups: PLA Studios [Video]

Celebrating Start-Ups: PLA Studios [Video]

On the fringes of London’s Silicon Roundabout, this tech start-up is making waves and winning awards…

Celebrating Start-Ups: meet the east London entrepreneurs who are building a brighter future

Celebrating Start-Ups: meet the east London entrepreneurs who are building a brighter future

EastLondonLines brings you the founders, inventors and leaders who are turning London’s fortunes around Unemployment is on the rise and the future is looking bleak, the headlines say. Times are tough, but some people are not content sitting back and hoping they win the lottery – they have started their…

Celebrating Start-Ups: East London Furniture [Video]

Celebrating Start-Ups: East London Furniture [Video]

A shop in Hoxton is making eye-catching furniture out of used materials.…

Council puts Watts Grove Depot out for tender

Council puts Watts Grove Depot out for tender

Tower Hamlets council is exploring a possible regeneration of Watts Grove Depot in Bow.…

Disused bar to become Sainsbury’s supermarket

Disused bar to become Sainsbury’s supermarket

The Manhattan, a disused bar on Croydon High Street, is to be transformed into a Sainsbury’s supermarket.…

Party pub loses its license following lock-ins

Party pub loses its license following lock-ins

The Pitlake Arms pub on Wadden New Road was closed by Croydon Council this week, following a series of complaints made to police about the way the pub is run.…

Olympic Games take the bricks out of Brick Lane

Olympic Games take the bricks out of Brick Lane

Residents are split over a plan to resurface Brick Lane with tarmac in preparation for this year’s Olympics. The controversial face-lift will include new lighting and the complete resurfacing of its famous underfoot bricks.…

UBS trader accused of fraud pleads not guilty

UBS trader accused of fraud pleads not guilty

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS AG trader who is accused of causing the largest loss from unauthorized trading in British history, pleaded not guilty of fraud and false accounting today at Southwark Crown Court.…

Bill Gates suprises local school with ‘inspiring’ visit

Bill Gates suprises local school with ‘inspiring’ visit

Pupils at Deptford Green school in Lewisham were thrilled when an unexpected guest speaker arrived on Wednesday – Microsoft founder Bill Gates.…

Cable’s plans for exec pay scrutinised [AUDIO]

Cable’s plans for exec pay scrutinised [AUDIO]

Business executives’ pay was under scrutiny today as Vince Cable proposed new powers for shareholders.…