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Hong Kong's MTR drives London subway into new era

First new Tube line in 43 years to feature air-conditioned carriages with Wi-Fi Platform information screens are among the innovations MTR has brought to London's Elizabeth Line. (Photo by Rhyannon Bartlett-Imadegawa) KENJI KAWASE, Nikkei Asia chief business news correspondentMay 24, 2022 14:07 JST | Europe

asia.nikkei.com ,  32 minutes ago 0
Hong Kong's MTR drives London subway into new era

Elizabeth line launch: The cheapest places to buy a house or a flat along the Crossrail route

The Elizabeth line launches today, to the joy of commuters, business and home-owners who have spent years eagerly anticipating the completion of Project Crossrail with its promise of new, fast connections from eastern and western neighbourhoods to central London stations. While the Crossrail effect — the term for micro property price booms near Elizabeth line stations — has led some Crossrail areas to see vast 10-year price growth, other Crossrail locations are now in the spotlight for having average house prices still well below the £500,000 mark.

standard.co.uk ,  33 minutes ago 0
Elizabeth line launch: The cheapest places to buy a house or a flat along the Crossrail route

Mangrove Nine garden brings activism to Chelsea flower show

Hands Off Mangrove represents plight of 1970s activists who overcame might of British state They were worlds apart in 1970, when the face of the Chelsea flower show was Britt Ekland posing with the rose of the year. Months later, the 55-day trial of defendants who became known as the Mangrove Nine would make legal history as black activists took on and overcame the might of the British state.

theguardian.com ,  38 minutes ago 0
Mangrove Nine garden brings activism to Chelsea flower show

Thursday the new Friday as UK returns to office for ‘core’ midweek days

City centres are gradually getting busier, but it is likely some degree of remote working is here to stay On a balmy Thursday evening, workers in office attire spill out on to the pavements of bars, pubs and restaurants in central London. They are part of a new trend in the flexible world of work: Thursday is the new Friday.

theguardian.com ,  38 minutes ago 0
Thursday the new Friday as UK returns to office for ‘core’ midweek days

London retains crown as Europe’s technology hub

London has beat its rivals on the Continent to retain its crown as Europe’s most technologically advanced city, research shared with City A.M. reveals. The capital’s infrastructure, deep highly-skilled talent pool and widespread adoption of new technology led to it keeping its top spot, according to Z/Yen Group’s fifth edition of the Smart Cities Index.

cityam.com ,  39 minutes ago 0
London retains crown as Europe’s technology hub

London's $33 billion Elizabeth line Crossrail finally opens

LONDON - London's long-delayed and over-budget Crossrail finally opens to passengers on Tuesday (May 24), offering faster journeys from Heathrow Airport and Berkshire in the west to Essex in the east through a series of new, long tunnels under Britain's capital. The railway, which has been renamed the "Elizabeth" line in honour of Queen Elizabeth, is expected to carry 200 million people a year and will increase London's rail capacity by 10 per cent, according to Transport for London (TfL).

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London's $33 billion Elizabeth line Crossrail finally opens

Elizabeth line: Why Abbey Wood has high hopes

The new Elizabeth line has opened after long delays to the Crossrail project. The BBC has been to Abbey Wood, which is one of the most deprived parts of England, to gauge the mood. Walking out of this station in south-east London, you're confronted with an area that could euphemistically be described as having potential.

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Elizabeth line: Why Abbey Wood has high hopes

Renting in Barcelona: how Spain’s second city compares to London for private tenants

When the Mayor of London reissued his call for the power to freeze private rents across the capital in March this year, he pointed to the example of other European cities. One city he did not refer to however, was Barcelona where a rental cap introduced in 2020 was recently reversed, with its critics claiming it failed to make housing more affordable.

standard.co.uk ,  59 minutes ago 0
Renting in Barcelona: how Spain’s second city compares to London for private tenants

WHO says no urgent need for mass monkeypox vaccinations

SPONSORED ARTICLES LONDON – The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as measures like good hygiene and safe sexual behaviour will help control its spread, a senior official said on Monday. Richard Pebody, who leads the high-threat pathogen team at WHO Europe, also told Reuters in an interview that immediate supplies of vaccines and antivirals are relatively limited.

interaksyon.philstar.com ,  59 minutes ago 0
WHO says no urgent need for mass monkeypox vaccinations

Is Crossrail 2 in Surrey happening? Kingston, Epsom and Chessington route and whether it'll be built

The project was shelved in 2020 but may soon be back on track As the new Elizabeth line prepares to open on Tuesday (May 24), attention has already turned among top politicians to whether previously shelved plans for a similar line involving Surrey should now be reconsidered.

getsurrey.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Is Crossrail 2 in Surrey happening? Kingston, Epsom and Chessington route and whether it'll be built

GBP/USD Price Analysis: Remains vulnerable to further downside past 1.2600

GBP/USD retreats from 13-day top inside weekly rising wedge. 200-EMA, overbought RSI add strength to the pullback moves. Descending trend line from mid-April acts as extra filter to the north. GBP/USD consolidates a three-day uptrend around a fortnight top, easing to 1.2565 ahead of Tuesday’s London open.

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GBP/USD Price Analysis: Remains vulnerable to further downside past 1.2600

London Homebuyers Can Still Find Deals Near Elizabeth Line Stations

(Bloomberg) -- Would-be homeowners looking for properties along London’s new Elizabeth Line railway still have time to get into the market before an inevitable uptick in house prices, research shows. Just a third of Elizabeth Line stations have seen nearby properties notably increase in value by more than the local housing market since construction of the line began in 2009, real estate broker Savills Plc said.

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London Homebuyers Can Still Find Deals Near Elizabeth Line Stations

Boris Johnson says whole country will reap Elizabeth line rewards

The Queen visited Paddington station last week to celebrate the completion of Crossrail The opening of the long-awaited Elizabeth line in London will have benefits beyond the capital, both Boris Johnson and the city’s mayor have said. The Prime Minister said the whole country will “reap the rewards” of a predicted multibillion pound boost to the economy, as the new railway line transports passengers from Tuesday.

getsurrey.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Boris Johnson says whole country will reap Elizabeth line rewards

Athletics Canada’s National Track Tour continues with nine more meets

© Copyright – 2022 – Athletics Illustrated Pacific Distance Carnival Athletics Canada’s National Track Tour kicked off with the Pacific Distance Carnival at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC (Vancouver). The Carnival took place on May 14 offering races over 200m, 800, 1500m, 5000m and 10,000m — attempting to harness the vibe from the Night of 10,000m PBs in London.

athleticsillustrated.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Athletics Canada’s National Track Tour continues with nine more meets

Venture Capital’s Billions Are Taking Over London Finance

The bankers of the Square Mile ruled London for centuries. Now private money is making the running. In the City of London’s 1980s heyday most well-behaved investment bankers paid little heed to King’s Cross, then a seedy, drug-ridden den of vice a few miles away from their trading floors and wine bars.

bloomberg.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Venture Capital’s Billions Are Taking Over London Finance

Here’s How Crossrail Will Transform London Travel

Today London launches the biggest extension of its public transport system this century. Dubbed the Elizabeth Line—and launched to coincide with celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne—the long-awaited £18.9 billion link is much more than just a new railway line. Five of the 10 newly built stations are in central London

bloomberg.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Here’s How Crossrail Will Transform London Travel

'Windfall tax will ruin British dividends'

Good times could be over for investors in Britain's oil giants British company dividends are already falling behind the rest of the world before the proposed introduction of the controversial "windfall tax" on energy firms, a new report has revealed. Global payouts to shareholders surged 11pc to a record $304bn (£241bn) in the first three months of the year, according to investment firm Janus Henderson, while dividends from British companies dropped 22pc.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
'Windfall tax will ruin British dividends'

Jennifer Connelly in Louis Vuitton at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Following the London premiere, Jennifer Connelly made her way to New York for an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert today(May 23rd) to continue promoting 'Top Gun Maverick'. No matter what, it's alway going to be LOUIS VUITTON for Jennifer.

thefashionistastories.com ,  1 hour ago 0
Jennifer Connelly in Louis Vuitton at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Will Crossrail ever come to Kent? The proposed Elizabeth Line extension to Ebbsfleet via Dartford

Two decades after plans were first proposed and with costs overrunning into the billions, Crossrail is finally here – but will the eagerly-awaited purple fleet ever pull into Kent? Hordes of passengers and transport enthusiasts are expected to jump on board when the first trains along the Elizabeth line depart from London today.

kentonline.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 0
Will Crossrail ever come to Kent? The proposed Elizabeth Line extension to Ebbsfleet via Dartford