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Tweet London rolls out smart parking sensorsBBC NewsIf the Westminster-wide trial with firm Smart Parking is successful, it could be rolled out across London. Previously the council tested the system on a smaller scale, putting 189 sensors in streets including Savile Row, Jermyn Street and St John’s … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Where To Play Sport In London: Part X, Y And ZLondonistCrossFit or X-fit is hugely popular in the United States and has traversed the pond and emerged in London. It offers a range of fitness exercises designed to give a full body workout involving elements of gymnastics, Olympic lifting, running, rowing … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet In London, ‘Guardians’ Live in Empty Office BuildingsWall Street JournalLONDON—Nicole Vloeimans, a 31-year-old worker at an NGO, lives in the very center of this expensive city. She has a 755-square-foot floor to herself. She pays £389 a month, about $635. “I don’t really know what to do with the space,” says Ms. Vloeimans. and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsFormer miners’ union leader Arthur Scargill tried to use laws introduced by Margaret Thatcher to buy a council flat in London, the BBC has found. In 1993 he applied to buy the flat on the prestigious Barbican estate under the right-to-buy scheme …Arthur Scargill ‘tried to buy his London council flat under Tory right-to-buy …Telegraph.co.ukFormer NUM leader Arthur Scargill ‘tried to buy London flat under Margaret …The IndependentArthur Scargill ‘tried to use Thatcher’s...

Tweet The GuardianYou thought he was gone for ever, but Jack Bauer – Kiefer Sutherland’s grizzled, depressed, sporadically heroin-addicted father-slash-torturer – is back. A new series of 24, subtitled Live Another Day, arrives in May. Better yet, it’s set in London …New series of 24 to be filmed in London in FebruaryBBC News24: Kiefer Sutherland brings Jack Bauer to LondonTelegraph.co.ukJack Bauer in London: New series of cult TV show 24 to be filmed in the UKExpress.co.ukMirror.co.uk –USA...

Tweet QuartzHouse prices in the UK rose by a pedestrian 3.5% year-over-year in November, according to the latest data—that is, if you exclude London from the calculation. Residential property prices in London rose by 11.6%, which is down from 12% the previous …London house prices linked to political uncertainty overseasThe GuardianPrime London property rises with world’s political turmoilFinancial TimesHomes ‘earn’ Londoners more than their jobs as house prices soarEvening StandardArabianBusiness.com...

Tweet USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Jack is back, in London, as 24 returns May 5 with a new season that’s half the length of previous ones but still takes place over a single day. Fox’s 24: Live Another Day is reassembling Kiefer Sutherland’s rogue agent, his trusty …Kiefer Sutherland ‘terrified’ ahead of ’24: Live Another Day’ filming 0London Free Press all 228 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet How London plans to eliminate the search for a parking spotQuartzThis week, the City of Westminster, one of London’s local councils, will start embedding the first 0f 3,000 sensors into the streets. They will be in the ground by the end of March, making London the world’s first major city to adopt the long-heralded … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsThe government has been criticised by a London MP for failing to bring in tougher controls to tackle the growing number of high-stakes gambling machines on high streets. Eltham MP Clive Efford, who is also shadow minister for culture, media and sport … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsLondon Irish: Lewington; Fowle, Armitage, Sa, Fenby; Geraghty (capt), O’Leary; Parr, Mayhew, Halavatau; Evans, Rouse; Danaher, Low, Sinclair. Replacements: Stevens, Harris, Smallbone, Skivington, Cowan, Homer, Dorrian, Hoadley. Lusitanos: Figueiredo …Result: London Irish crush Lusitanos XVSports MoleMad Monk on Fans hope London Irish can keep Marland YardeReading Post all 13 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Core77.com (blog)A globetrotting Japanese expat once told me he believed there was a Japanese expat pecking order. “The coolest kids move to London,” he explained, “the second coolest, to New York. The third coolest move to L.A.” (This last one delivered with an …Nissan taxi to join London’s black cab fleeteuronewsJapanese taxi cabs unveiled in LondonSBSnew-look London taxiStuff.co.nzKhaleej Times –TruckTrend Magazineall 19 news articles …read more Source: London News...

Tweet The West AustralianLONDON (Reuters) – Construction group Balfour Beatty has won a 154 million pound contract to convert London’s Olympic stadium into a facility that will be the permanent home for West Ham United Football Club. The British company said it would transform … and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsSome commuters who move to cheaper accommodation outside London may not be saving as much as they think. New research suggests that around half of such savings are immediately eaten into by the cost of train fares, which rose by an average of 2.8% …Hike in rail fares and rise house prices will put London residents off moving …Cambridge News all 4 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsHealth experts are trying to tackle an increase in a highly infectious drug-resistant form of TB which could leave London on the cusp of a TB epidemic. Scientists have uncovered mutations of the bacteria that are rapidly becoming resistant to all known … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet London Short Fiction: The City InsideLondonistOne lady carried a folder with scans showing that her womb had the same cross-section as Bazelgette’s main sewer. “Don’t you see? We’ve been chosen.” Alex’s eyes were wild. “I’m not even from London.” I said, noticing for the first time that the … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsLondon Welsh returned to the top of the Championship as they got back to winning ways with a 33-26 victory at struggling Jersey. Tries from Mitch Lees, Joe Ajuwa and Mike Denbee helped the visitors open up a 21-6 lead. But full-back Jack Burroughs went … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC SportJames O’Connor scored all 22 points, including his first try, as London Irish defeated troubled Worcester. The sides were level at the break with O’Connor and Chris Pennell trading a couple of penalties each. Australian O’Connor added three unanswered …Aviva Premiership Do or die for Worcester at London IrishESPNScrum.comMatchday Live: London Irish v Worcester WarriorsReading PostLondon Irish chasing vital victories on and off the fieldEvening StandardMaidenhead Advertiserall 45 news...

Tweet Evening StandardCommuters travelling to London from Dover or Northampton became reluctant members of the “£5,000 club” as season tickets broke the £5,000-a-year barrier for the first time, while Swindon commuters face paying £8,000 for their tickets. At a commuters’ …Rail prices branded a ‘disgrace’ as cost of Cambridge to London King’s Cross …Cambridge News all 213 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet The VergeLord Norman Foster, renowned architect and founder of Foster + Partners, has proposed a massive network of elevated pathways for cyclists in London. Dubbed ‘SkyCycle,’ the cycling routes would follow London’s vast suburban rail network for over 220 …Plan for 220km network of bike paths suspended above railway lines could see …The Guardian (blog)In a not-so-distant future, London’s sky could be filled with bicyclesPBS NewsHourSkyCycle: elevated bike network in london by foster...

Tweet The Guardian (blog)The project, which has the backing of Network Rail and Transport for London, would see over 220km of car-free routes installed above London’s suburban rail network, suspended on pylons above the tracks and accessed at over 200 entrance points. At up to …SkyCycle: elevated bike network in london by foster + partnersDesignboomNorman Foster-Designed Scheme Aims to Transform London into “Cycling Utopia”ArchDailyLondon’s Bicycle Highway Is Going To Change the Entire CityDesign...