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Higher education participation in London is widening, says new report

For the first time there are more Londoners in some form of higher education in the capital whose parents didn’t go to university than Londoners with parents who did, according to new research for London Councils. […]

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Vic Keegan’s Lost London 9: the Westminster opera house that never was

Pictured above is what would have been Europe’s, and maybe the world’s, grandest opera house, on a site between the Embankment and Whitehall, close to Westminster Underground station. You think I’m kidding? It was very […]

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London through a young photographer’s eyes

Earlier this year, I asked Max Curwen-Bingley, a Bristol-based film documentary student and aspiring photographer from Essex, to take his camera into Central London and see what caught his eye. The view above of the Palace […]

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Fewer overseas EU nationals registering for work, says new report

The number of workers from other EU nations migrating to London fell substantially in the first part of this year compared with the same period in 2016, according to data compiled by the think tank Centre For […]

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Oxford Street’s direction of travel at last looks right

For years, London mayors and mayoral hopefuls have aspired to pedestrianising Oxford Street. For just as many years, they’ve failed. Some of them have made it sound so easy: just block the road off at […]

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