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  • Why Highgate? Ask Jude…

    Back in 2010, when he was still an item with Sienna Miller, Jude Law invested an alleged £8 million in a Grade II listed, eight-bedroom detached Georgian house.  Now, after a lengthy planning battle in which he knocked heads with the ever-vigilant Highgate Society, he has finally won permission to extend the basement and renovate the interior. The planning application…

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  • The new skyscrapers of London

    The Shard and Cheesegrater are so passé. Check out the London skyline of the future with Beetham Tower aka Boomerang in Blackfriars, Columbus Tower in Canary Wharf, 360 London in Elephant & Castle, Spirit of Stratford and Manhattan Loft Gardens in Stratford. The costs of the buildings range from £100 million to £1 billion pounds. Read more here: London Loves…

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  • Team Weekend Recommendation

    Fancy a bike ride through central London? If you have not gotten up the courage to rent a Boris Bike yet, why not take a guided bike tour of London with Fat Tire Bike Tours. I did the tour with some friends visiting London recently and it was not only an informative tour, but a great experience to safely ride…

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  • UK businesses have it made!

    UK businesses have it made! A recent report states that employers in the UK have the lowest mandatory costs for employees in Western Europe. Darryl Davis, from Towers Watson's Data Service division, said: "It appears that the UK is amongst the most business-friendly countries in the region on the basis that the tax burden on companies is the most favourable."…

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  • London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony

    After 7 years of planning and two weeks of competitive sport, the London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular close! The packed show featured some of the biggest names of British pop, including the Spice Girls, George Michael, Take That, The Who and Elbow.  The official Games flag was handed to the mayor of Rio before the flame at…

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  • Charming Houseboat on Regent’s Canal

    Saunders 1865’s research team just identified this charming houseboat in the course of one of our client assignees’ searches. The boat was Richard Branson's abode whilst he set up Virgin Records!  They loved it, but ultimately didn’t think it would be practical for them.  This shows the diversity of fantastic living styles that we have to offer in our capital…

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  • Michelle Obama in London

    During Michelle Obama’s visit to London, she made a stop at one of the American Schools based here. Many of our assignees from North America choose to keep their children in a similar schooling environment making the American School’s a very popular option, check out the White House photo gallery! For more information on the UK school system, read our…

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    As a new cable car crosses the Thames and the Olympic Flame makes its first London touch-down in the borough, Greenwich is definitely the place to be this summer... The Royal Borough of Greenwich has always had a lot going for it – after all, it’s where time began, or at least Greenwich Mean Time.  But this summer the area…

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  • Is Richmond’s celebrity population about to grow?

    The Richmond rumour mill has gone into overdrive recently with the breaking news that Jennifer Aniston and her beaux Justin Theroux might be house-hunting in the borough for the duration of Jennifer’s forthcoming London shoot.  She’s just about to start filming a new comedy drama, Miss You Already, in the capital. Could this lead to a few awkward encounters?  Among…

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