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Eurostar: What it’s like to catch first direct London-Amsterdam train service – The Independent


The Independent

Eurostar: What it’s like to catch first direct London-Amsterdam train service
The Independent
The 8.31am Amsterdam Express became a reality today. A special Eurostar train left London St Pancras International exactly on time, carrying the train operator’s staff, travel industry figures and media. The train raced through Kent – where there have
Eurostar finally launches a direct service to Amsterdam – 14 months late and with a major catchTelegraph.co.uk
Direct train from London to Amsterdam leaves for the first timeMetro
Eurostar launches London to Amsterdam route today – The Sun joined the very first tripThe Sun
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London Leopards project to put 100 women coaches into girls’ football – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

London Leopards project to put 100 women coaches into girls’ football
The Guardian (blog)
The London Leopards programme is aimed at increasing the number of coaches able to spread the word in girls’ football. Photograph: London FA. The FA launched its women’s football Gameplan for Growth 11 months ago with three bold aims: to double

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Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property
TechCrunch
So bad is London’s housing crisis, which sees house prices make homeownership a pipe dream for many, a report by PWC reckoned that by 2025 more than half of under 40 year olds will be living in rental properties. The answer, of course, is to build more

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The story of No 20: how does a London family home end up empty in 2018? – The Guardian


The Guardian

The story of No 20: how does a London family home end up empty in 2018?
The Guardian
On a short street in London’s travel zone one, where residential skyscrapers rise as symbols of the city’s affordable housing crisis, four family homes stand empty. Three are owned by Southwark council, which has 11,000 families on its waiting list for

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power – BBC News


The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power
BBC News
Jeremy Corbyn is vowing to take on the City of London if he becomes prime minister, saying finance should be “the servant of industry, not the masters of us all”. The Labour leader will call for a “fundamental rethink” of the finance sector and how it
Jeremy Corbyn vows to strip City of London of its dominance in British economyThe Independent
Corbyn Vows to Stop Hostile Bids and Humble the City of LondonBloomberg

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London, KFC is running out of chicken – Time Out


Time Out

London, KFC is running out of chicken
Time Out
This might sound like a joke but we’re actually deadly serious – London is in the grip of a KFC chicken drought. The fast-food giant has closed 750 of its 900 UK outlets as a result of problems with its new delivery contract. Just 18 of its restaurants
Here are all the KFC London branches that are currently open after restaurant closures due to chicken shortageCity A.M.
KFC staff filmed ‘sneaking raw chicken into restaurant’ in south-east London as stores forced to close amid delivery …Evening Standard

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