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“Health and safety legislation requires employers to ensure, as far as practicable, both safe places and safe systems of work. It is difficult to see how requiring staff to work in excess of 24-hour shifts, on a regular basis, can sit easily with this duty.”

In the face of action planned for tomorrow, junior doctors are considering HSE proposals for hospital rosters in compliance with working time regulati(...)

EU commissioner Neelie Kroes: “Telecom companies need to start thinking in an innovative way, outside the box,” Ms Kroes said. “The days of roaming are over, they need to accept that we live in a new digital era.”

EU telecoms commissioner Neelie Kroes is set for a battle with Europe’s former monopolist operators this week, as she vows to stand by her far-reachi(...)

As many as 2,000 homes, office buildings, stores and leisure facilities may be developed on the site near Brick Lane and Shoreditch. Photograph: BJ Scantlebury

Hammerson Plc and Ballymore Properties Ltd plan to seek permission to build homes, stores and offices on a 4.2-hectare (10.5-acre) site near London’s (...)

A man walks past suspended parking bays in front of the Walkie Talkie tower. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The developers of a London skyscraper that reflects sunlight at such intense levels that it warped panels and melted mirrors on a parked car are looki(...)

There is still cross-party support among politicians for the HS2 scheme and the government continues to defend it vigorously

Long-distance travel on Britain’s creaking rail network is all too often an unreliable, uncomfortable and expensive experience. So cutting the journey(...)

Moritz Erhardt, an intern at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, was found dead last week in his shower at his accommodation in east London, it emerged yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Banks in the City of London are facing calls to overhaul the working culture for younger staff following the death of a 21-year-old intern at Bank of (...)

“This change will play a vital role in restoring the international credibility of Libor,” said Baroness Hogg.

The scandal-plagued Libor interbank rate formally broke with its past yesterday as NYSE Euronext, the transatlantic exchanges operator, won the righ(...)

Britain is ready to start selling its shares in Lloyds Banking Group and will examine whether to break up Royal Bank of Scotland, finance minister Geo(...)

Incoming governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney  is bringing Bank of Canada’s chief spokesman to London with him, in a two-year secondment that could signal a more open style of communications under his leadership. Photograph: Reuters/Michael Buholzer

Mark Carney does not take up his role as governor of the Bank of England until next month, but he has already made what may well prove to be one of th(...)

The Washington Senate committee’s hearings into Apple’s tax affairs last week heard that American multinationals might have up to $1.9 trillion lod(...)

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