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AA-oct22-Jenkins1.jpgKatherine Jenkins heads back to The O2 next year and it's fair to say she's excited about it.

The Welsh mezzo-soprano brings her first solo tour to the arena on March 13, coming back to the venue she played last year with ballerina Darcy Bussel in the Viva La Diva show.

aa-sept25-morgan3.jpgMorgan Stanley has posted its first quarterly profit in a year, making $757million in the third quarter of 2009.

The bank, which has its European headquarters in Bank Street, follows near neighbour Citigroup in announcing a return to profitability in recent months.


By Andrew Williams

It's always a treat to be able to attend events which we're not organising. It can be a fantastic opportunity to pick up interesting ideas and see how other organisers manage their projects.


Zambezi Express, Hackney Empire

This might be the happiest cast on the professional stage but they should have axed their play's lame plot and concentrated on the dancing writes Kate Youde

darling142.jpgChancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling was in Canary Wharf this morning and used the opportunity to criticize the return of the bonus culture.

Mr Darling singled out Goldman Sachs, which reported bumper profits last week, saying it sent out the "wrong signals" with huge pay awards.

Concrete Pencil: Translating the meaning

By Simon Hayes on October 21, 2009 12:24 PM |

DanBourke142.jpgDan Bourke gets his tongue in a twist over plain speaking

Do you speak plain English or do you mangle your language like its been translated online?

Into Welsh, say, and then from Welsh in Danish, and then from Danish back into English?


The Duchess of Cornwall received a warm welcome from the Greenwich community as she paid a visit to one of London's most unique museums this week.

The royal was greeted with calls of "we love you Camilla" as she arrived at The Fan Museum on Tuesday evening.


If Angela Clarke wanted to be manhandled she'd go to Tiger Tiger

I've survived another wedding season, and can finally hang up my wedges for the year.

It's been a gruelling summer. Particularly trying because of the current vogue for Ceilidhs.

aa-jun4-creditsuisse.jpgCredit Suisse is to up the basic salaries of around 15 per cent of its staff to make up for limits on bonuses.

Around 7,000 workers at the bank, which has its British headquarters in Cabot Square, will see the change to their compensation packages come into effect from January.


By Steven Davies at City Hall

London Mayor Boris Johnson played down current reports concerning plans to build a new Thames Estuary airport.

The Mayor was quizzed on his new Draft Transport Strategy by the GLA's Transport Committee during a question and answer session on Tuesday morning.