Scandal-hit Boohoo splashes £72m on new office in London’s West End

Scandal-hit Boohoo splashes £72m on new office in London’s West End after acquisition of Arcadia brands New Soho office needed after acquisition of Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton  Boohoo’s presence in London has grown ‘significantly’ since 2019 Some 600 staff will be working from the new office on a ‘flexible’ basis By Camilla Canocchi for … Read more

Coronavirus UK: London’s Oxford Street prepares for Monday’s reopening of non-essential shops

Retailers on Oxford Street finished off their window displays today as they prepare to reopen next Monday in a bid to lure shoppers back into stores after more than three months shut due to the third national lockdown. Workers at Selfridges, Office, Lacoste, Accessorize and Swatch were all seen putting the finishing touches to their … Read more

Three of Faberge’s most exquisite eggs will be displayed in UK for the first time at London’s V&A

Three of Faberge’s most exquisite eggs will be displayed in the UK for the first time – alongside a cigarette lighter made by the master jeweller and given to Edward VII by his mistress Exhibition on the Russian goldsmith, who died in 1920, will open in November London was home to the only branch of Carl … Read more

Covid UK: London’s daily death rate falls to five, the second lowest in England

Just five people are dying with Covid every day in London — nearly 40 times fewer than during the peak of the crisis in January, according to official figures.  And the capital now has the second lowest Covid death rate in England, amid dwindling death tolls across the country and a mammoth vaccine drive.  Britain’s … Read more

‘Black Widow’ killer says looking back at the crimes she committed in London’s East End is ‘surreal’

The ‘Black Widow’ killer Linda Calvey has opened up about the crimes she committed in London’s East End – adding that they are very ‘surreal’ to her now. Linda Calvey, from Ilford in east London, was jailed for 18 years in Holloway Prison, London, over her involvement in the death of her lover, Ronnie Cook – … Read more

How London’s Covid outbreak is rapidly shrinking

Only one London borough suffered a spike in coronavirus cases last week, Government data has revealed as the capital’s second wave remains firmly in retreat. Department of Health’s most-up-to-date data showed 31 out of 32 local authorities saw their infection rate dip over the seven-day spell to March 6. Hammersmith and Fulham recorded the sharpest … Read more

London’s Science Museum reopens as an NHS vaccination centre this week

London‘s world-renowned Science Museum reopens as a Covid-19 vaccination centre on Thursday (March 11).  The museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, which was founded in 1857, will serve north-west London as part of the NHS‘s vaccination programme.  Vaccinations will take place in Special Exhibition Gallery 1, a vast temporary exhibition space where thousands of artefacts have … Read more

London’s West End stores still showing Christmas displays ahead of April 12 reopening

Major West End stores across London stand frozen in time with festive window displays as staff count down to reopening on April 12. Tier 4 level restrictions forced non-essential retailers across the capital to close on December 20 – with many failing to take down their Christmas lights following the announcement. That closure was then … Read more

Love Island’s Amy Hart adds a brown trilby hat to an all-taupe ensemble at London’s Union Theatre

Love Island’s Amy Hart adds a brown trilby hat to an all-taupe ensemble as she arrives at London’s Union Theatre to start work producing a new play starring Shane Richie By Andrew Bullock For Mailonline Published: 16:09 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 16:09 GMT, 2 March 2021 It seems Love Island‘s Amy Hart has … Read more

Almost a QUARTER of London’s frontline healthcare workers have failed to accept the Covid jab

Almost a quarter of frontline NHS staff in London, including some doctors and nurses, have failed to accept the Covid jab, shock Government figures reveal. An investigation by The Mail on Sunday today exposes how the drive to inoculate health workers has stalled amid an alarming vaccine hesitancy, particularly among some ethnic minority employees. More … Read more