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London house prices: 2021 predictions
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London house prices: 2021 predictions

Average price hit a record high at the end of 2020, but Londoners are leaving the capital
13 Jan 2021
London hospitals two weeks from being ‘overwhelmed’
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London hospitals two weeks from being ‘overwhelmed’

Capital could have a shortfall of more than 5,000 intensive care beds in a fortnight
7 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: is London heading into Tier 3 after restrictions are reviewed on Wednesday?
Pedestrians walk across the Millennium Bridge in front of St Pauls Cathedral.
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Coronavirus: is London heading into Tier 3 after restrictions are reviewed on Wednesday?

Health Secretary mulling plans to split capital into two tiers in order to keep West End open
14 Dec 2020
Infection rate in London now England’s highest
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Infection rate in London now England’s highest

Public Health England urging government to place the city’s nine million residents under tougher restrictions
11 Dec 2020
Best parks in London for a winter walk
Winter walks in London
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Best parks in London for a winter walk

Step out into the capital’s most peaceful and natural areas
24 Nov 2020
Why does London appear to be riding the second Covid wave?
A couple sit on the Central Line Tube wearing protective face masks while reading a newspaper.
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Why does London appear to be riding the second Covid wave?

Capital city was expected to become a virus battleground but is stemming mass infections
20 Nov 2020
Movie mogul’s London mansion collapses during basement work
Durham Place, London
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Movie mogul’s London mansion collapses during basement work

Chelsea property belonged to the family of late executive Arthur Abeles
4 Nov 2020

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Cathedral livestreams memorial service for stray cat
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Cathedral livestreams memorial service for stray cat

And other stories from the stranger side of life
30 Oct 2020
Is a ‘circuit breaker’ Covid-19 lockdown looming for London?
Sadiq Khan
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Is a ‘circuit breaker’ Covid-19 lockdown looming for London?

Ministers mulling curb on indoor meetings as capital placed on coronavirus watchlist
28 Sep 2020
Sadiq Khan’s 15-point plan for curbing Covid hike in London
Sadiq Khan
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Sadiq Khan’s 15-point plan for curbing Covid hike in London

Mayor to discuss proposals with PM as new data shows infection rates in much of city top those in other areas already in lockdowns
22 Sep 2020
Nine London restaurants with alfresco terraces and rooftops
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Nine London restaurants with alfresco terraces and rooftops

The capital is home to some of the best outdoor dining spots
1 Sep 2020
Has coronavirus rung the death knell for the daily commute?
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Has coronavirus rung the death knell for the daily commute?

Financial hubs and commuter towns braced for economic downturn as firms encourage working from home
26 Aug 2020
Ten things to do outdoors in London with social distancing
Fulham Beach Club
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Ten things to do outdoors in London with social distancing

Here’s some of the best ways to have fun when out and about in the capital
20 Aug 2020
M25 quarantine: is a London coronavirus lockdown coming?
M25, Motorway
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M25 quarantine: is a London coronavirus lockdown coming?

Sadiq Khan allegedly left out of the loop about potential measures to halt second spike in infections in the capital
4 Aug 2020
How London became home to Russia’s richest people
Debutantes Attend The Russian Ball In London
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How London became home to Russia’s richest people

Security, educational and social opportunities draw Russian elite to the English capital
22 Jul 2020
Is now a good time to buy or sell homes?
Property for sale
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Is now a good time to buy or sell homes?

Property prices have fallen for four consecutive months amid widespread uncertainty
16 Jul 2020
Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row
Holland Park
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Luxury London neighbourhood at centre of slavery links row

Holland Park under scrutiny by city authorities after local statue vandalised by protesters
25 Jun 2020
Behind the Tories’ brewing billionaire property scandal
Boris Johnson
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Behind the Tories’ brewing billionaire property scandal

Prime minister facing growing pressure to respond to allegations over ‘unlawful’ planning approval
12 Jun 2020
Housing market bounces back with 137% increase in sales
UK housing market
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Housing market bounces back with 137% increase in sales

Experts warn that backlog after lockdown freeze may be causing ‘temporary jump’
10 Jun 2020
Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue
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Reaction: BLM protesters tear down slave trader statue

Home Secretary Priti Patel describes the toppling as ‘utterly disgraceful’ vandalism
8 Jun 2020
Boris Johnson facing inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship
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Boris Johnson facing inquiry over ‘intimate’ relationship

Police report says the then London mayor had ‘close association’ with US businesswoman
22 May 2020
Instant Opinion: time to ‘relax London’s lockdown’ is now
London lockdown coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: time to ‘relax London’s lockdown’ is now

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 15 May
15 May 2020
Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever
London skyline
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Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever

Rural regions may be released from lockdown earlier than urban areas
7 May 2020
Are HS2’s London tunnelling plans safe?
HS2
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Are HS2’s London tunnelling plans safe?

High Court hears that Euston tunnels could cause ‘massive structural collapse’
29 Apr 2020
Data shows UK lagging behind in social distancing
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Data shows UK lagging behind in social distancing

British cities distancing less than many in Europe and the US prior to wider lockdown
24 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: what a London lockdown would look like
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Coronavirus: what a London lockdown would look like

Boris Johnson prepared to introduce ‘further and faster measures’ to tackle outbreak
19 Mar 2020
Man arrested after London mosque attack
Regents Park mosque
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Man arrested after London mosque attack

Stabbing incident is being regarded as attempted murder
21 Feb 2020
London’s best Indian restaurants for fine dining
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In Review

London’s best Indian restaurants for fine dining

Where to find the best high-end curry in the capital
14 Feb 2020
Coupette: a table for two in Bethnal Green
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Coupette: a table for two in Bethnal Green

11 Feb 2020
Mohiussunnath Chowdhury: Madame Tussauds plot revealed
Mohiussunnath Chowdhury
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Mohiussunnath Chowdhury: Madame Tussauds plot revealed

Chowdhury was acquitted in 2017 after being arrested outside Buckingham Palace with a samurai sword
11 Feb 2020
15 romantic ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in London
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15 romantic ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in London

9 Feb 2020
London house prices: 2.5% rise for 2020, 1% fall in 2021
London houses
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London house prices: 2.5% rise for 2020, 1% fall in 2021

6 Feb 2020
Most expensive and cheapest areas to buy property in the UK
Houses for sale
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Most expensive and cheapest areas to buy property in the UK

Greater London still most costly region as property values fall in Scotland and Wales
4 Feb 2020
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