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Chinese loans to Africa plummet to near two-decade low - study

Reuters 19 Sep 2023
SummaryCompanies. Chinese lending slipped below $1 bln in 2022Several African nations struggling with debt levelsChina faces economic headwinds at home ... group. Before that, Rachel was based in Nairobi and then Lagos as an East and West Africa Correspondent for The Economist, after starting her career a decade ago as a business journalist in London.

Couple caring for 13 fake babies to prepare for parenthood

The Scranton Times-Tribune 18 Sep 2023
By Ben Barry via SWNS. Meet the couple who are "mom" and "dad" to 13 fake babies - and change their diapers, take them out in a pram and say it is preparing them for parenthood ... Jess Ellis with her collection of re born dolls (SWNS) ... Jess, an HR business partner, from Plaistow, East London, said ... (SWNS) ... (SWNS) ... businesses mandated to install lock boxes.

We spent �6k on lifelike baby dolls. They’re preparing us for parenthood

Metro UK 18 Sep 2023
Avery is super supportive and ‘loves’ having the dolls around (Picture. SWNS). Jess Ellis, 27, struggled with loneliness and anxiety during the initial months of the pandemic ... SWNS). ‘It is very therapeutic holding them, if I have got stressed or anxious it is very calming,’ said Jess, a HR business partner, from Plaistow, East London ... SWNS) ... SWNS) ... More.

Half a month´s rain could fall in an hour in parts as weather warnings extended

The Daily Mail 17 Sep 2023
The Met Office predicted thunderstorms across South Wales and the south west of England until 6pm today as it said homes and businesses could be at risk of flooding. The forecaster also warned of similar weather in London, the East Midlands and the south east and east of England until 6am tomorrow.

Met Office warns parts of UK could see half a month's rain in an hour

ITV 17 Sep 2023
A similar warning has been issued for London, the south east and east of England and the East Midlands until 6am on Monday. Homes and businesses could be in danger of flooding quickly in the downpours, although the risk is said to be low.Heavy showers and thunderstorms for some.

UK’s newest bank opens Manchester office focused on SME lending

The Business Desk 15 Sep 2023
The opening boosts the bank’s sites from its London, Leeds and Tallinn, Estonia, operations ... In addition to providing funding to the Northern businesses from its Manchester base, LHV Bank intends to start issuing loans in the South East from its London headquarters.

Hamad International Airport wins ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ award

The Siasat Daily 15 Sep 2023
Qatar’s Hamad International Airport has won the Best Airport in the Middle East award at the Business Traveller Magazine Awards for 2023, which was organised in the British capital, London, the Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported. “Business Traveller” ranked Hamad International Airport as the second best airport in the world.

Witness who filmed shopkeeper 'strangling a woman' in Peckham claims the row broke out over ...

The Daily Mail 13 Sep 2023
An angry crowd yesterday blocked a busy road in south east London and anti-racism campaigners were protesting against what they claimed was an 'example of everyday male violence against women' ... An angry crowd yesterday blocked a busy road in south east London and anti-racism ...

Last blast of Sweaty September! Britain set to bask in 28C today before temperatures plunge ...

The Daily Mail 11 Sep 2023
A view of a busy beach in Broadstairs, Kent yesterday ... Named after the Greek letter omega because of its shape, this system occurs when an area of high pressure gets stuck between two areas of low-pressure to the west and east and also slightly south ... A cyclist rides along a path at Hackney Marshes in north east London.

Yet another scorcher..before it all goes out with a bang! Temperatures set to exceed 30C ...

The Daily Mail 10 Sep 2023
People pack on to the beach during a busy September Saturday in Bournemouth. Friends from London cool off in the sea at Brighton Beach, East Sussex, yesterday ... She said that things will start to 'brighten up a little' into Sunday afternoon, with the best weather seen in the South East.

British tourists caught up in Morocco earthquake horror join locals in Marrakesh to give blood ...

The Daily Mail 10 Sep 2023
British tourists who endured the Marrakesh earthquake stood side by side with Moroccans to give blood, as the estimated death toll passed 2,000 ... The 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook Morocco on Friday night ... Claudia Iorsch, 25 from Bromley, south-east London has been living in Marrakech for some weeks, working in the fashion business ... Said Sarah ... .

Meet the woman redefining what French luxury means today

The Times/The Sunday Times 10 Sep 2023
The flame-haired artistic director of Hermès womenswear doesn’t use Instagram ... Or I’m asleep.”. We are meeting in a small coffee shop in east London, amid a busy day of meetings and gallery viewings for the designer, who is an avid appreciator of art ... Following years of living in London and New York, Vanhée returned to Paris to start a new chapter ... .

Qatari tycoons mull sale of luxury townhouse in London’s Mayfair

Gulf News 08 Sep 2023
London ... The mansion will provide a test for London’s luxury property market, which is under siege from high financing costs ... The group’s subsidiary Baladna is the largest dairy producer in Qatar, and its parent company ranked thirteenth in a Forbes list of the Middle East’s top Arab family businesses last year.

University of Essex guide: Rankings, open days, fees and accommodation

The Daily Mail 08 Sep 2023
... outside Colchester; a second coastal campus at Southend-on-Sea, specialising in health and social care and business courses; and a third base in Loughton on the fringes of London and Epping Forest, where the East 15 acting school is based (with a secondary outpost at Southend).

Major deal to take accountancy firm to £125m business

The Business Desk 07 Sep 2023
Castle Donington-based accountancy firm Cooper Parry has bought Haines Watts London and its audit and advisory businesses across the South East and the Midlands ... launches The Midlands Family Business Conference. “Bringing together two great businesses as one strong team takes our London headcount to over 500 people.

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