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Alternatives Apps For A London Without Uber

Transport for London last month dropped the bombshell that Uber would no longer be licensed to operate in the capital, due to the transport app not being “fit and proper to hold a private operator licence”. The announcement hit harder than many thought possible. When launched in London just 5 years ago, Uber was hailed as the […]

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Business

Harvey Weinstein, The Rise And Fall Of a Hollywood Mogul

Harvey Weinstein has for a long time been one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures. He is also among its most controversial. Below, we document his life in influence, fame and infamy, as we take a look at the rise and fall of the movie industry’s most driven impresario.  1969-1973: The early days It’s the late […]

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Business, Travel

Airbnb Is Opening Its Own Apartment Building

Airbnb, partnered with real estate developer Newgard Development Group, is launching its own branded apartments in Florida. According to The Financial Times the apartments, entitled ”Niido powered by Airbnb,” is a 300-unit building in Kissimmee that will be built and owned by Newgard. Expected to feature keyless entry and storage options to secure items when tenants go away and rent […]

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Business, Cars, Design

Ferrari Announces Interest In Building First SUV

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari, announced the brand will be building its first-ever SUV. At the New York Stock Exchange this week, Marchionne spoke to journalists about the company taking 30 months to study and researching production, even saying the new Ferrari may be called the “FUV,” or a “Ferrari Utility Vehicle.” Many are speculating the development to be similar […]

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Business, sports

Golden State Almost Didn’t Give Stephen Curry His $201M Contract

In early July, four-time All-Star and two-time MVP Stephen Curry signed a record five-year, $201 million USD contract with the Golden State Warriors. It was, at the time, the largest deal in NBA history but was soon surpassed by Russell Westbrook’s five-year, $205 million USD extension with Oklahoma City Thunder. Curry’s previous contract with the team had led to him being underpaid, so […]

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Business, Fitness, Lifestyle, sports

Elevation 2.0 By Thirdspace

Third Space, London’s elite fitness facility has created a new challenge for its members and visitors. As the only club in the Capital with a sealed, low-oxygen Hypoxic Chamber, offering its members the opportunity to experience high altitude training without having to leave Central London. Thirdspace bring you the Elevation Challenge 2.0 at Third Space […]

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Business, Lifestyle, Tech

One Man Who’s Bringing Down The Banks

It’s a summer afternoon in in Shoreditch, east London. I am waiting in the offices of the financial technology startup Monzo, watching a neat young man pass around the lobby in sleek grey Common Projects sneakers as he talks into his Google Pixel phone. “Yes, but I think you’ll find… Well the thing about that is… Actually, we’re expecting…” It is apparent […]

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Business, Tech

Move Over Bill, Jeff Bezos Is Richer

Bill Gates, it’s time to move over, there’s a new richest person in town, and no surprise, his name is Jeff Bezos. Earlier this year the Amazon CEO was – at the time – was the second richest man in the world, behind Bill Gates. But following Amazon.com’s recent rise in shares, Bezos’ wealth is now estimated at […]

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Business, Lifestyle, Startup

A World Wide Business, All Without An Office

Like many entrepreneurs, Martijn Roordink hasn’t worked in a traditional office for the last 10 years. It’s what you’d expect from the founder of Spaces, the Amsterdam-based co-working company he launched in 2008. Yet his unorthodox working life sheds light on the popularity of communal work–and the extent to which the workstyle has taken root in the U.S. and […]

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Business, Cars, Fashion, Footwear, Menswear

5 Things We Want This Week

Halo coffee If you didn’t know already, your morning Nespresso shot is killing the planet. According to research 39,000 coffee capsules are produced by the minute, of which around 29,000 are sent to rot. Yet, Halo – a new UK-based ethical coffee company which launched earlier this year – is looking to change all this. […]

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Business, Cars, Design

We Want The Jaguar E-Pace Just To Do This

The E-Pace literally came rolling into the record books. The stunt took place at the Excel centre in London, taking a 160 metre long run up to build up speed for the 15 metre jump. Stunt driver Terry Grant was behind the wheel for the trick, which was verified by Guinness World Records. The car and […]

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Business, Footwear

Meet The Coolest Man In The Venture Capital Game

Despite the first half of its name describing “a risky or daring undertaking,” the popular perception of venture capital – shrewd, analytical, with the checkbook to prove it – seems dominated by that latter half. For Kevin Starr, that was an issue. “We came to the conclusion that the venture capital model was broken,” Starr […]

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Business, Lifestyle, Tech

They Earn How Much From Sponsored Posts?

With some boasting follower counts bigger than a small country, it’s no surprise Instagram has become a lucrative earner for celebrities and “Influencers”. But really? This lucrative? A new list published by HopperHQ has provided a summary look at how much some of the world’s biggest stars make from pushing sponsored content. Topping the chart in first place was […]

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Business, Design, Lifestyle, Startup, Tech

This Tiny House Could Change Housing At Just £150,000

Estonian design collective Kodasema has just launched a new prefabricated home which could potentially shake up the UK’s housing industry. Priced at just £150,000, the tiny 25-square-metre micro home doesn’t need foundations and can be easily moved back-and-forth on the back of a truck. Even better for individuals looking for their own place, the Koda house’s £150,000 […]

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