Friday, March 22, 2019

Independent coffee shops call for major chains to offer more sustainable cups

A group of independent coffee shops has called on major chains to offer more sustainable cups. To mark the start of London Coffee Festival,...

Goldman Sachs might not have built European HQ in London if it had known...

Goldman Sachs might not have chosen to build its new European headquarters in London if the decision had been made after Brexit, the bank's...

Puma criticised for holding party featuring fake crack house

Puma has been accused of glamorising and commodifying crime on London’s streets after it hosted a party centred around drug dealing. People invited to the...

The youngest person to travel to every country on Earth has launched a ‘travel...

The youngest man to travel to every country in the world wants to make conquering the globe easier for everyone else – and...

A View from the Top: Naina Lal Kidwai, the former banker trying to make...

It’s midday in New Delhi and Naina Lal Kidwai is talking about faeces. “It’s all very well funnelling all the shit into loos,...

‘Semi-infinite’ trove of rare-earth metals found in Japanese waters

Scientists have found rare-earth metals required to produce high-tech products ranging from mobile phones to electric cars, in Japanese waters.  It is estimated the newly discovered trove could supply...

Quiet, efficient and under the radar: Bayern Munich could yet make the most noise...

Rarely are teams of Bayern Munich’s stature happy to be held to tepid goalless draws in their own backyard. But at almost exactly the...

Bitcoin price – live updates: Value spike boosts ethereum and other cryptocurrencies

The price of bitcoin rose more than twenty-fold in 2017, generating huge amounts of interest in the cryptocurrency. After peaking at close to $20,000 in...

Metro Bank chairman faces rebellion after handing millions to wife’s company

Metro Bank chairman Vernon Hill is facing the prospect of an embarrassing shareholder rebellion after an investor hit out at more than £21m...

British Airways’ parent company buys shares in Norwegian Air, sparking takeover bid rumours

Shares in Norwegian, the rapidly expanding low-cost airline, have soared by one-fifth after IAG called its rival an “attractive investment” and sparked rumours...

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Alex Beckett dead: W1A actor dies aged 35

Alex Beckett, best known for playing Barney Lumsden in the BBC satirical comedy W1A, has died aged 35.  Beckett’s...

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