London has held its position as the UK’s top spot for prosperity, but growth in the capital is lagging against a backdrop of fluctuating economic conditions and Brexit negotiations, new research suggests.
Barclays Wealth & Investments’ annual UK prosperity map, which will be published today, found London’s growth was slowing across a range of indicators measured by the study compared with the rest of the UK.
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A Brexit-inspired mural by Banksy showing a metalworker chipping away at a star on the EU flag has appeared in Dover.
The artwork emerged overnight on the Castle Amusements building near the ferry terminal, which connects the UK with mainland Europe.
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Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has spoken of her “love” for Julian Assange.
The ex-Playboy model, 49, is rumoured to be dating the WikiLeaks founder, 45, who has been living under political asylum for almost five years at London’s Ecuadorian Embassy.
Now Anderson has gushed about Assange on her blog, in a long message accompanied by a picture of the founder of the whistle-blowing website.
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After growing up in a sleepy Sussex village he was jailed for attacking two men in separate knife attacks before killing four in Westminster terror attack on Wednesday
This is the first photograph of London terror attacker Khalid Masood – pictured as a football-loving teenager – who went from Middle England schoolboy to serial killer on the streets of London.
It also emerged today that the killer behind Wednesday’s attack on Westminster had a traditional upbringing in the leafy Home Counties, where he spent much of his life.
Continue reading First picture of smiling schoolboy Adrian Elms before his journey to becoming murderous terrorist Khalid Masood
London was struck by tragedy yesterday after what’s being treated as a terrorist attack left at least four dead and 20 injured. The victims included people from all over the world with 12 Britons, three French children, two Romanians, four South Koreans, two Greeks and one person each from Germany, Italy, the US, Ireland, China and Poland all hurt during the incident.
At around 2.40pm, a man in a 4×4 ploughed through pedestrians walking along the pavement of Westminster bridge before proceeding to the entrance of the Houses of Parliament, where he stabbed and killed police officer Keith Palmer. The attacker was then shot by another officer on the scene, and it is understood that he died shortly after.
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- Four-wheel drive car said to have driven over Westminster Bridge knocking down pedestrians this afternoon
- ‘Asian’ knifeman then got into the grounds of Parliament where he reportedly stabbed a police officer
- The ‘middle-aged’ attacker was then shot by armed officers as the area was cleared by emergency services
- Parliament was suspended and the Prime Minister was rushed from the scene in an unmarked police car
A knifeman was shot by armed police in the grounds of Parliament today after pedestrians were mowed down in a terror attack on Westminster Bridge.
More than 12 people are said to have been hit by a car on the central London bridge after a vehicle described as a ‘4×4’ drove into pedestrians and cyclists.
Continue reading Parliament in lockdown: Police open fire outside Westminster and shoot knife-wielding man amid reports of explosion and ‘at least 12 pedestrians mowed down on bridge’