New UK leader promises to tackle energy crisis, economy

LONDON (AP) — Liz Truss became U.K. prime minister on Tuesday and immediately confronted the enormous task ahead of her amid increasing pressure to curb soaring prices, ease labor unrest and fix... Read more »

US PE firm set for European expansion with new London deal hub

US private equity firm Thoma Bravo is set to get more active in European dealmaking, as the group opens its first international office in London. The buyout group, focused on software investments,... Read more »

Johnson leaves Downing Street to offer resignation to queen

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson left his Downing Street office for the last time on Tuesday before heading to Scotland to formally offer his resignation so Liz Truss can succeed him.... Read more »

UK selects a new prime minister, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss

LONDON — Liz Truss has been elected as the Conservative Party’s new leader, the party announced Monday, and she will take office Tuesday as Britain’s new prime minister to steer the country... Read more »

Foxtons banks on new boss to return to past glories…

Foxtons has issued a welcome statement to its new chief executive as it seeks to return to past glories. Guy Gittins – who until earlier this year was chief executive of rival... Read more »

Acclaimed author Emma Donoghue on Haven, her latest historic gem

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local Arts Books It’s clear there’s no century in the history of this world that couldn’t be teased into a compelling read by author Emma Donoghue. Publishing date: Sep... Read more »

Family of man who died in Thames during attempted arrest demand answers | London

The family of a man who died after entering the River Thames while being arrested in south-west London have called for answers from the police, saying: “We just want closure.” Liam Allen,... Read more »

Climber scales The Shard barefoot and surprises couple staying on 40th floor of skyscraper | UK News

A couple staying on the 40th floor of The Shard woke up to a surprise at 6am this morning – a man climbing past their window after scaling the skyscraper barefoot. Paul... Read more »

University staff vote to strike over ‘ludicrously low’ pay rise | News, Press release | News

Thousands of university staff including cleaners, administrators, library, catering and security workers have voted to strike in a dispute over pay, says UNISON. The workers, some of the lowest paid in the... Read more »

Dave Grohl Weeps At Taylor Hawkins Concert With Metallica, Queen Stars – Deadline

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was overcome with emotion as he and his bandmates took to the stage at London’s Wembley Stadium, during a star-studded concert to remember their late drummer Taylor... Read more »