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Diary Of A Hipster Ad Exec (Not Such A Bad Person After All)

What’s it really like being one of those people you love to hate? Advertising account director Sophy Woltman gives...an account of herself. Sophy Woltman works...

Get Me To The Docks On Time

Cally Skinner insists that improved transport links are key to the prospective rise of the Royal Docks. London is moving East. More businesses are starting...

Popping Up All Over The Place

Tourists are welcome here, says Cally Skinner. Though sometimes we love to hate them. London. The Big Smoke. LDN. Whatever they’re calling it these days, tourists...

Panama Papers: Is That It?

Nika Jazaee wonders how much we have still not been told – and why. So that’s it, then. The prime minister of Iceland was obliged...

Concrete Jungle Goes Back To The Wood

Cally Skinner reports on the 'Toothpick', due to be the world's tallest timber building. Timber is set to take its place next to the concrete...

Hipsters Pack Their Bags As Shoreditch Makes Way for Stratford

Drew Goodsell reveals plans to turn Stratford's East Village into the new Shoreditch, thanks to a new influx of independent businesses. Photo by Sludge G....

Deal Of The Decade?

West Ham United’s move from the Boleyn Ground to Stratford’s Olympic Stadium will cost a mere £2.5 million per annum in rent, according to...

Would You Ride the “World’s Longest and Tallest” Slide?

Construction work is underway to turn a monumental work of art into London's most exhilarating tourist attraction. Photo by Aleem Yousaf. Available for use under...

Ducking, Diving and Sports Merchandising

Drew Goodsell reckons it’s not true that street stallholders are only interested in ripping us off. In recent times, mainstream media seem to have taken...

Africa Comes To East London

Tasharna Brown Taylor strolls into Spitalfields and sees an array of African prints. At the end of last month, old Spitalfields market was turned temporarily...

Canadian Investors Complete City Airport Swoop

A Canadian-led consortium has won the battle to purchase London City Airport, with the deal expected to cost the new owners around £2bn. London City...

Big Boxes Parked Up For The Long Haul

Cally Skinner revisits the Shoreditch Boxpark, East London's most established site for pop-up businesses. Boxpark is a collection pop-up retail outlets and services housed in...

Low Brow versus High Brow – And That’s Just The Prices

Hair removal consist of a thin thread of cotton (or polyester) doubled, twisted and rolled over areas of unwanted hair, removing rows of hair...
Photo by David Jones, available for use under the creative commons license

HSBC: Not Going But Staying (For Now)

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) was considering whether to move its international headquarters to Hong Kong; but after a thorough, 10-month...

Docklands: What Was All That About?

Top-down development imposed on a de-industrialised area with local people locked out of any possible benefits? Or a gradual process of new money coming...

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