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Volkswagen Group supports “The Future Starts Here” exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London

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This year’s major exhibition at the V&A, “The Future Starts Here”, explores the power of design in shaping the world of tomorrow. Featuring more than 100 objects, many of which have never been on public display, the exhibition represents a new picture of an advancing future and includes specially commissioned works by Miranda July, Kei Kreutler as well as the interaction design studios Stamen and Tellart. The exhibition explores the impact these objects may have on the body, the home, politics, cities, and the planet and provides visitors w... Read More »

Overall winners revealed for 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

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The coveted Photographer of the Year title was presented to British artist Alys Tomlinson for her series Ex-Voto, winning the photographer $25,000 (USD). The work was praised by the jury for its beautiful production, technical excellence and sensitive illustration of pilgrimage as a journey of discovery and sacrifice to a greater power. Tomlinson was selected from the 10 category winners of the Professional competition who was announced today alongside those in 2nd and 3rd place in each Professional category. The overall winners of the Award... Read More »

Sir Simon Rattle presents people’s concert in Trafalgar Square

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Trafalgar Square will be transformed into a giant music stage for Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra to present BMW CLASSICS on Sunday 1 July 2018. This free summer concert marks the renewal of a continuing, long-term partnership between BMW and the London Symphony Orchestra, bringing access to world-class music to everyone in one of the world’s most iconic public spaces. With an audience in the square of up to 10,000 people, the concert will be live streamed for the first time exclusively on YouTube, making the concert acces... Read More »

Gazprom’s 13th Investor Day held in New York and London

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Taking part in the events were Andrey Kruglov and Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairmen of the Gazprom Management Committee, Vsevolod Cherepanov, Member of the Management Committee, Head of Department, Mikhail Rosseev, Deputy Chief Accountant, Kiril Polous, Head of Directorate, and management representatives of the Company’s structural units and subsidiaries, such as Gazprom Neft, Gazprom Export, and Gazprom Energoholding. As usual, the Investor Day attracted a wide range of portfolio managers and analysts from major global investment funds an... Read More »

Lloyd’s of London to open Brussels unit in early 2019: CEO

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Lloyd’s has been among the most vocal financial businesses on the need for a European Union subsidiary if Britain has no access to the single market after leaving the bloc and is one of the first to announce such a move. Lloyd‘s, which started life in Edward Lloyd’s coffee house in 1688, houses more than 80 syndicates in a building in the City of London. Its syndicates focus on specialist insurance and reinsurance in anything from oil rigs to athletes’ legs. The venerable insurance market said last March that it had chosen Brussels as the si... Read More »

London home sellers slash prices at biggest rate since financial crisis

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The prices that London home-sellers are seeking for their properties fell by the most since the financial crisis this month, at a time when prices in most of the rest of Britain are rising, industry figures showed on Monday. London’s once red-hot housing market has slowed for the past year due to a double hit from higher purchase taxes on expensive homes and the June 2016 Brexit vote, which hurt demand from foreign buyers and raised fears of big job losses in the capital’s financial industry. Rightmove, Britain’s biggest property website,... Read More »

Heathrow airport reports record passenger numbers for 2017 due to bigger and fuller planes

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A record-breaking 78 million passengers hustled through Heathrow airport in 2017, marking a more than 3 per cent increase on the previous year’s figure, thanks to larger and fuller aircraft flying in and out of the international transport hub. The airport on Thursday said that Heathrow last year had also continued to grow into one of the fastest growing major European hubs for cargo. A total of 1.7 million metric tonnes of cargo passed through the airport during the 12-month period, which is approximately equivalent to the weight of 134,000 ... Read More »

London to host self-curated Azzedine Alaïa exhibition next spring

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Aretrospective on Azzedine Alaïa will open at the Design Museum in London next spring. Azzedine Alaïa: the Couturier will run for five months from 10 May and include more than 60 couture pieces from the Tunisian fashion designer’s 35-year body of work. Alaïa, who died last month of heart failure, had been working with the museum’s guest curator, Mark Wilson, on the exhibition, selecting rare pieces from his archive and providing documentation of his creative process. The Paris-based designer was widely celebrated for his ability to cut, f... Read More »

Kensington Roof Gardens to close after more than 35 years

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Kensington Roof Gardens, one of ­London’s best-known party venues, is to close after its owner of more than 35 years, Virgin, said a challenging market meant it had struggled to make a profit.  The gardens, now a Grade II-listed site, date back to the 1930s, but the company said yesterday: “The time has come for us to close our doors. “In an ever-changing London market the roof gardens has stood the test of time but in the face of unpredictable market conditions and a challenge to remain profitable, we feel that the time has come for us to c... Read More »

Grosvenor Crescent rated the most expensive street in England and Wales

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The sweeping crescent, whose Grade II-listed properties are thought to have been built between 1837 and 1860, topped a list of the priciest streets published by Lloyds Bank. However, while Grosvenor Crescent’s residents are sitting pretty, with the typical price tag unchanged on last December, their wealthy neighbours in Eaton Square – which topped the bank’s table a year ago – have each typically seen more than £3m wiped off the value of their property in the space of 12 months, cutting the average price to just over £13.5m. Lloyds did n... Read More »

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