London Economy

Wild Wednesday! High street shopper numbers surge as stores reopen

Droves of customers queued early outside stores in London’s Oxford Street on what has been dubbed “Wild Wednesday”.

Nothing in Spending Review 'that helped London', says Sadiq Khan

Mr Khan said: "If the Government continues with its approach of starving the capital of investment it will do nothing more than hamper our recovery from Covid."

London events could be scaled back as Covid takes chunk out of budget

Showpiece cultural events including the St Patrick's Day festival could be 'scaled back' after the mayor blamed Covid-19 for blowing a £38m hole in his budget.