Levelling-up ambitions make way for a levelling down as London takes a hit

This comes despite it having the biggest proportion on furlough at more than 17pc of eligible workers, compared to the national average of just over 15pc, according to HMRC.

A report commissioned by London Councils predicts unemployment in the capital could hit 9.4pc by the year’s end, after furlough ends. “This crisis is particularly affecting job-rich, youth-friendly industries like hospitality, retail and tourism,” says Tony Wilson at the Institute of

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Shooting claims life of 17-year-old New London High School student

Feb. 19—NEW LONDON — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old New London High School student Wednesday night in the area of Grand and Elm streets.

Police said that at approximately 6:22 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of shots fired with an injured person in the road. When they arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy who was declared dead by paramedics.

Police said the incident does

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The Day – Shooting claims life of 17-year-old New London High School student


New London — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 17-year-old New London High School student Wednesday night in the area of Grand and Elm streets.

Police said that at approximately 6:22 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a report of shots fired with an injured person in the road. When they arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy who was declared dead by paramedics.

Police said the incident does not

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World Travel Market London will go virtual!

Forget the rush on the tube, forget expensive hotels! Reed Exhibition, the organizer of the World Travel Market London decided to go virtual.|
Look forward to this again in November 2021 facing a new normal for the travel and tourism industry.

In the meantime, rebuilding.travel is working on a global virtual discussion to discuss WTM with leaders on Tuesday, September 21. To be invited to participate in the Q&A and

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The Day – In New London, houses of worship have long history of activism

New London — In the spring of 2018, amid a national conversation splitting communities into pro- and anti-immigration camps, residents carrying “New London stands with immigrants” signs packed the City Council chambers here. Ultimately, the council adopted a resolution supporting the city’s undocumented immigrant community.

In this city that prides itself on acceptance of a diverse population, the idea to codify such support for undocumented immigrants grew out of action

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‘In London I never knew my neighbours. Now I can ring anyone for anything’

City-dwelling folk often seem to believe country life is all Fair Isle sweaters, floaty tea-dresses and long walks to the pub for a ploughman’s. Anyone currently swapping urban life for this manicured version of the rural idyll is certainly in for a rude awakening. But forgive me for getting angry at the perception that the countryside is unfriendly; it’s not. Country dwellers work in the country, they’re not there for

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Why Grand Theft Auto Should Return To London


GTA 6 could be a game fans play for 10 years, so if London is the choice it will have to be recreated accurately, with landmarks like London Bridge.

It looks like Grand Theft Auto 6 is back in production after being shut down for COVID, and that means rumors about the location of the game have started flying again. Some rumors point to the series returning to Vice City,

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New bus trip will take you from Delhi to London

(CNN) — Would you travel halfway across the world by bus?

Expedition company Adventures Overland is hoping you’ll say yes to its new organized bus trip, which will ferry travelers from the Indian metropolis of Delhi to the UK capital of London — no airplanes involved.
Described as the “first-ever hop-on/hop-off bus service” between the two destinations, Bus to London will ferry 20 passengers on a modified luxury bus, inspired
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As London struggles to regain its mojo, Treehouse is blazing the trail for hotels in the city

Treehouse hotel, London
Treehouse hotel, London

I felt a twinge of apprehension as I walked towards Treehouse in London for my first hotel stay since lockdown. Not because I was afraid of catching coronavirus, more because the thought that hotels, like the high street, would be condemned to a drab and depressing “new normal” had filled me with dread for weeks.

Treehouse, a relatively new hangout that opened in September last year, is

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Janet Hayes Named Crate & Barrel CEO, Kit Kemp Partners with Christie’s London, and More News This Week

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this weekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know.

Business

A Big Week for Big Retailers

It was a busy news week for major home furnishings retailers. After reporting last week that Neela Montgomery would step down as CEO, Crate and Barrel announced that Janet Hayes would assume the

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