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Rolls-Royce

Finnish engineer Wärtsilä has moved to thwart the prospect  of a renewed takeover bid by London-based giant Rolls-Royce with a restructure that it says  will save €60 million (£49.5 million) a year.

Evening Standard's Get London Reading campaign inspires national project

A national project to help children with literacy problems has been launched, inspired by the success of the Evening Standard’s Get London Reading campaign.

Land Securities presses ahead with ‘Walkie-Scorchie’ solution

Developer Land Securities today said it is pressing ahead with solving the Walkie-Talkie’s solar glare problems and will submit a planning application to affix giant sunshades to its City skyscraper next month.

Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters battle blaze in Paddington

A fire has broken out at a house in Hyde Park Gardens Mews, just north of Bayswater Road in Paddington. Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters and officers are at the scene.

Foggy London: eerie scenes across the city as mist descends

London got off to a misty start today as a thick blanket of fog descended on the capital.

Harrowing CCTV of knife blow to chest which killed 14-year-old on night bus

This shocking footage shows the moment a teenager was stabbed to death in a row on a night bus in London.

Armed man charged after threatening to shoot customers at Tulse Hill kebab shop

An armed man who was wrestled to the ground by police after threatening to open fire at customers in a fast-food joint will have his case heard at court today.

Armed man is wrestled to the ground by police at kebab shop in Tulse Hill

An armed man had to be wrestled to the ground by police officers after he threatened to open fire at staff and customers in a kebab shop in Tulse Hill.

Law experts will examine hundreds of rape cases that the Yard dismisses

Hundreds of rape allegations dismissed by police will be examined by law experts in a new Scotland Yard bid to catch more offenders and encourage victims to come forward.

Charles Wallendahl, Chloe Shaw, Claudenia Williams, Nicholas Church, Meryl Noronha, Oliver Beach

Tough Young Teachers: Trainees face their hardest lesson yet as they star in reality show about life at London's inner city schools

A group of London trainee teachers are starring in a documentary that exposes the gruelling reality of life in the classroom for new recruits.

Two charged after man is stabbed on way to Christmas lunch at his mum's house

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed while heading to his mother's house for Christmas lunch.

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