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2014-02-12 12:26:54

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LFB Media Group is pleased to announce its representation of Viceroy Hotel Group, adding the luxury brand to its expansive global portfolio of lifestyle, food, beverage and hospitality clients. "The LFB team did a brilliant job last year launching Viceroy New York," said Bill Walshe, CEO of Viceroy Hotel Group. "I am delighted that they are now leading our corporate communications' activities and strategies." Following the boutique firm's...

2009-04-27 06:01:00

LONDON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Boris Johnson will outline his commitment to boosting the economic potential of London's outer boroughs in a keynote address at Property Week's Outer London Summit on 11th June 2009. He will reveal how outer London can play its full part in the city's economic success and bolster the capital's economic strength for generations to come. Late in 2008 the Mayor formed the Outer London Commission; an expert body of industry leaders tasked with regenerating...

2009-03-04 09:21:00

LONDON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outer London Commission, chaired by Will McKee, will unveil its interim masterplan for the momentous regeneration of London's outer boroughs at Property Week's Outer London Summit on 11th June 2009 in Croydon. Senior representatives of the Commission will detail the blueprint for boosting the economic potential of the outer boroughs and identify key areas for immediate intervention and regeneration. The regeneration of London's 20 outer 'forgotten'...

2008-09-04 00:00:08

By Amol Rajan LONDONERS CAN find out how much robbery, burglary and car crime takes place in their areas by logging on to a new Metropolitan Police website. The site uses a colour code to highlight crime hotspots and distinguish between different boroughs. Browsers can zoom in and find out what is going on in areas covering just six streets. The site works in conjunction with the search engine devices Google Maps and Google Earth. A postcode box allows users to hone in on any specific...

2006-02-24 08:04:11

Please read in seventh paragraph , "won election to the newly created post of mayor in 2000," not "in 2004." By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - London's outspoken Mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended for a month on Friday after being found to have brought his office into disrepute for comparing a Jewish reporter to a concentration camp guard. A spokeswoman for the Adjudication Panel of England which hears complaints against local authorities, said it had suspended Livingstone, 60,...

2006-02-24 09:15:38

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - London's outspoken Mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended for a month on Friday for comparing a Jewish reporter to a concentration camp guard, a verdict the mayor said struck "at the heart of democracy." A three-person panel which hears complaints against local authorities ruled in a case brought by a Jewish group that Livingstone, 60, had brought his office into disrepute. It ordered him suspended for four weeks from March 1. "Three members of a body...

2006-02-24 07:39:01

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - London's outspoken Mayor Ken Livingstone was suspended for a month on Friday after being found to have brought his office into disrepute for comparing a Jewish reporter to a concentration camp guard. A spokeswoman for the Adjudication Panel of England which hears complaints against local authorities, said it had suspended Livingstone, 60, for four weeks from March 1 in a case brought by a Jewish group. The mayor, one of Britain's most colorful and...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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