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JH (City Trader)
Who would expect it? Hidden in a narrow lane off Fleet Street in the heart of the City - wait for it - a distillery making its own gin and stocking over 200 other brands. The London Distillery is a real find for any gin soak like me - well worth a visit!
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BBC News - London

BBC News - London

Former PM's aide jailed for raping second woman

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 14:11:21 GMT

Mark Adams, who worked for both Tony Blair and John Major, raped the teenager in Edinburgh as she slept.

Jack Shepherd: Speedboat killer will return to UK

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:23:42 GMT

Jack Shepherd agrees to return from Georgia, where he hid out, and a judge approves the extradition.

Boy, 15, arrested over Forest Hill stabbing

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:53:43 GMT

The victim was attacked by two male suspects on Monday afternoon in south-east London, police say.

Charlotte Huggins: Boyfriend denies New Year's Day murder

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:48:31 GMT

Charlotte Huggins was found stabbed to death in Camberwell on 1 January.

Should London's night czar role be scrapped?

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:46:34 GMT

Amy Lamé became night czar in 2016. But now calls for her role to be scrapped are getting louder.

Surgeons who want you to touch knife crime

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:18:07 GMT

A medical team is trying to intervene to stop stabbings, rather than waiting to treat them when they happen.

Breast ironing: 'I remember screaming a lot'

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:56:52 GMT

A woman tells of the pain she experienced as a child being subjected to breast ironing.

In pictures: Kenyan artist Khadambi Asalache's London house

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:27:00 GMT

A Kenyan writer wanted to conceal a damp patch in his house - and ended up creating a work of art.

Pinner murder: Shopkeeper killed in robbery named

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:23:49 GMT

Ravi Katharkamar was stabbed to death outside his newsagents in a "vicious and unwarranted attack".

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake shooting: Fourth man arrested

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:05:57 GMT

Tanesha Melbourne-Blake was shot dead in Tottenham, north London, on 2 April 2018.

Jeremy Corbyn egg attack: CPS release footage of assault

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 19:44:58 GMT

The Crown Prosecution Service releases a video of the attack on the Labour leader as a man is jailed.

Preventable deaths?

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:31:26 GMT

Firefighters risked their lives to save residents of Grenfell Tower, but could they have rescued more than they did?

Christchurch mosque shootings: Attack 'could have happened in UK'

Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:13:32 GMT

Finsbury Park imam Mohammed Mahmoud was speaking to the BBC from New Zealand.

Brexit People's Vote protest: 'Stop Brexit' chants at huge London march

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:53:56 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of marchers demanded another referendum on the UK’s relationship with the EU.

 

Business

City seeks new Angel Investors

Mark Boleat, Chairman, Policy and ResourcesThe City of London Corporation has announced a further two years of funding to attract up to 300 new angel investors from the City.

New angel investors who bring their financial capacity and business experience to invest in potential entrepreneurs, could potentially benefit from income tax relief of 50% on investments.

Why SMEs should get involved in CSR

The Lord MayorInvolving staff in volunteering should be seen as an investment in the business. Introducing a CSR programme can deliver many business benefits, in addition to making a tangible difference to the wider community. These include improved staff retention, a more motivated workforce, better procurement options and an extension of the business network.