Universities and higher education colleges in London

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 (The Senate House, the headquarters of the federal University of London) London has one of the highest concentrations of universities in the UK: there are a total of 28 universities and colleges accredited in London, with a student population significantly … Read More

London Stock Exchange merges with Deutsche Boerse by the end of 2016 or early in 2017

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 (Paternoster Square; the LSE occupies the building that takes up much of the right side of this picture.) Founded: 1801 Owner: London Stock Exchange Group Monnaie: GBP Indices: FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 250 Indexm FTSE 350 Indexm FTSE SmallCap Index, … Read More

The tallest buildings in London

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(Artist’s impression of the City in 2012, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:London_skyline_showing_planned_Bishopsgate_Tower.jpg) The list of the highest structures of London includes and classify by height the tallest skyscrapers, buildings and structures in the City of London, the capital of the UK. The building that … Read More

London Assembly

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(City Hall, Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom) London Assembly is the elected body of the Greater London Authority. It controls the activities of the Mayor of London, and has the power through a two-thirds majority to amend the annual budget … Read More

London, short guide

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(https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:London_from_a_hot_air_balloon.jpg) Coordinates: 51°30′26″N 0°7′39″W Sovereign state: United Kingdom Country: England Region: Greater London Settled by: Romans, c.43 AD (as Londinium) Counties: City & Greater London Districts: City & 32 boroughs Government: Type: Devolved authority, Body: Greater London Authority, Elected: London Assembly (14 … Read More

Economics of Gambling in UK

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The UK ‘s gaming and betting markets are well developed, with arguably the exception oftheir casino industry, which is undergoing considerable change as a result of the recentlycreated Gaming Act 2005, and the National Lottery, which came into existence in … Read More

Gambling in United Kingdom

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Territorial Considerations The United Kingdom is not a federal state, nor is it a unitary state divided into provinces that are subordinate to a central administration. Instead, the United Kingdom is composed of four distinct countries, or nations, namely England, … Read More

Gambling Restrictions upon Arts. 43 and 49 EC Treaty in UNITED KINGDOM

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Justification National measure Compatibility with EC law, in particular with the principle of proportionality Public order, money laundering, crime Gambling Act 2005, section 175 Numerical limitation on the issuance of licenses to operate additional casinos in premises The compatibility of … Read More

Royal Parks of London

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(View of Queens House and Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park) The Royal Parks of London are green spaces in the capital of the United Kingdom, which properly belong to the British Crown. These are generally old hunting reserves of the … Read More

City of London

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Administrative area: Greater London Status: Sui generis; city and ceremonial county Administrative headquarters: Guildhall Roman settlement: c. 47 AD (Londinium) Wessex resettlement: 886 AD (Lundenburh) Subdivisions: 25 wards Government • Local authority: City of London Corporation • Lord Mayor: Fiona … Read More

Port of London

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Type: Commercial port Construction: Roman Draught: 14.5 m in Stanford-le-Hope Tonnage: 350,000 tonnes Length: 150 km Traffic: 48.7 Mt (2011) and 1.93 million TEUs (2011), 12,500 ships Activities: hydrocarbons, chemicals, tea, tobacco, oilseeds, raw materials, rare metals Area: 1600 ha … Read More

London Stock Exchange

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Type: Stock Exchange Location: London, United Kingdom Founded: 1801; 213 years ago Key people: Christopher S. Gibson-Smith (Chairman), Xavier Rolet (CEO) Currency: GBP No. of listings: 2,864 (as of December 2011) Market cap: US$3.2 trillion (Dec 2011) Volume: US$1.7 trillion (Dec 2009) Indexes: FTSE 100 Index, … Read More

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