Scotland seeks softer UK drugs laws to allow for Glasgow 'fix room'
The Scottish parliament has called on the UK government to soften its drugs laws to allow creation of a “fix room” in Glasgow that would give addicts a safe environment in which to inject heroin. The emphatic, cross-party 79 to 27 vote in favour of a ...
Scottish Parliament backs creation of UK's first drug consumption room in Glasgow
Holyrood calls on Westminster to allow safe drug room in Glasgow
MSPs back plans for safe injecting rooms in Glasgow
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Can grime help heal London’s divisions?
The truest cliché about London is that it is a city of parallel universes. Pockets of poverty and avenues of affluence overlap in a seemingly impossible shared geography. Distinct communities sit — happily or otherwise — alongside or even on top of …
WeWork takes £58m stake in City of London office complex
WeWork, the office-sharing start-up valued at $20bn, has taken a £58m stake in the sprawling Devonshire Square complex in the City of London. The US company, which is backed by Softbank’s vision fund, has been in talks with private equity firm …
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Financial TimesMargate: will the buyers keep coming from London?Financial TimesIt will open in the summer renamed The Albion Rooms. While the glamour of The Libertines may have faded since their early noughties heyday, their new haunt has been enjoying… read more
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The London Report: BHP jumps as miners help FTSE outperform
BHP Billiton was among the day’s top performers as a flight to oil and gold meant that the FTSE 100 avoided the global risk-off retreat. Deutsche Bank turned positive on BHP, in part on the prospect of a cash return if the group sells its $5.7bn-valued …
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Financial TimesRusal suffers blow from London Metal ExchangeFinancial TimesRusal suffered another blow on Tuesday after the London Metal Exchange took steps to stop material produced by the Russian company from being dumped in its warehouses. From Apri… read more
Financial TimesAfrica-focused Vivo Energy plans London IPOFinancial TimesVivo Energy, which operates petrol stations and retail outlets in 15 African countries, has announced its intention to next month list on the London Stock Exchange in a deal that … read more
Former Barclays trader refuses to attend London trialFinancial TimesA former star trader at Barclays who is due to stand trial over allegations he conspired to manipulate the Euribor lending rate has failed to turn up to court in London and will be tri… read more
London weighs on UK professional services hiringFinancial TimesHiring in the UK professional services market showed signs of strain in the first three months of the year, after specialist recruiter Robert Walters reported a sharp slowdown in fee growth… read more
Financial TimesBrexit brokers should embrace Belfast-style messinessFinancial TimesAmong its other provisions, the Belfast Agreement, which was signed 20 years ago this week, allows the people of Northern Ireland to identify “as Irish or British, or bo… read more