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Interactive: Theresa May says the Conservatives may miss their immigration targets, but how high is UK immigration?

cityam.com — The home secretary Theresa May has all but admitted that the government will be unable to meet its target of limiting immigration to the tens of thousands in time for next year's general elections. What is more, David Cameron is expected to announce bans on benefits for UK migrants, despite the data showing immigrants are less likely to claim benifits than UK born residents.

Business minister Matthew Hancock’s fury over Airbnb crackdown by Westminster council

cityam.com — BUSINESS minister Matthew Hancock accused Westminster council last night of "over-zealously" clamping down on holiday rental sites, after it emerged that the Tory authority has been tracking down Airbnb users in the borough and taking enforcement action against them.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @pmarca: "We are changing these outrageous and archaic laws to give people the freedom to make the most of their assets." cityam.com/1416535452/exc…

Nov 21, 2014

One of London's richest areas has gone to war with Airbnb, prompting ire of Tory-led government cityam.com/1416535452/exc… via @CityAM

Time Out wants to build a massive "hipster hub" in London

cityam.com — Time Out is branching out. Peter Dubbens, the man behind the magazine, wants to create a huge, 100,000 sq ft "hipster hub" somewhere in central London. The thinking behind the idea, apparently, is to "bring the magazine to life".

Royal Bank of Scotland share price drops after it was forced to lower stress test ratio

cityam.com — Royal Bank of Scotland's share price dropped sharply this aftenoon after it was forced to admit it is less able to withstand financial stress than originally stated, revising its figure down to just above the lowest cut off point.
Nov 21, 2014

This does not give you masses of confidence in the whole stress test system cityam.com/1416585913/roy…

Scottish independence to be championed by new newspaper the National

cityam.com — The debate over Scotland's future in the United Kingdom is about to become even more intense with the launch of the first Scottish daily to back independence. The paper will called the National and is set to be launched on Monday by Newsquest and will be priced at 50p.
Nov 21, 2014

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Film review: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part I

cityam.com — So what happens now The Hunger Games are over? The previous two instalments of the franchise revolved around these Battle Royale-style tournaments, in which two "tributes" from each district of dystopia Panem fought to the death in a grisly reality TV show devised by a fascist regime as a pretty extreme method of crowd control.
Nov 21, 2014

Also, here's my #film review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt1 in @CityAM cityam.com/1416532784/you… I thought it was alright.

NHS: Rehabilitating Blair: Politicians must revive the spirit of radical reform

cityam.com — WE NEED to have a serious talk. The topic may be painful. Being faced with the warts of a much-loved figure often is. But it is crueller by far to let it die the death of a thousand cuts, a thousand scandals, and tens of thousands of needless deaths.
Nov 21, 2014

Rehabilitating Blair: Politicians must revive the spirit of radical NHS reform cityam.com/1416513436/reh… via @CityAM

The politicians brought down by Twitter: Emily Thornberry's Rochester nightmare, Dianne Abbott's divide and rule and Miliband's Bob Holness disaster

cityam.com — After a storm on Twitter which was then picked up by the mainstream press, Islington MP Emily Thornberry resigned from the shadow cabinet last night. While pounding the pavements of Rochester and Strood, the Labour MP tweeted a picture of a white van parked in the driveway of a house displaying several England flags with the caption "Image from #Rochester".
Nov 21, 2014

The politicians brought down by Twitter: Emily Thornberry's Rochester nightmare cityam.com/1416564242/pol… via @CityAM