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No fingerprints, no entry: Romford pubs introduce ‘Orwellian’ tactics to curb troublemakers

Customers’ fingerprints are being taken and stored by pubs and clubs to verify ages and identities and keep track of potential troublemakers.

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Hackney Council lets trendy ‘middle-class’ pop-up operate rent free

Hackney Council’s subsidy of a trendy “middle class” pop-up café allowed to operate rent and rate free in a prime business spot has caused widespread anger among traders who struggle to make ends meet.

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Nigel Farage said women who had children were worth less to City employers than men (Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Nigel Farage says mothers are ‘worth less’ to City employers

Women who have children are worth less to firms in the City of London than men, according to Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

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Since the Canary Wharf financial district and its skyscrapers were constructed in the 1980s on the site of the derelict West India Docks, the lives of east Londoners have got better, says a new study. Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Bankers at Canary Wharf have improved the lives of east Londoners, says study

A new study shows a philanthropic side to Canary Wharf has helped improve the lives of east Londoners in the last 20 years.

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