HSBC job losses: why we need to fight the City’s corner; Sadiq Khan explains his EU “associate citizenship” plan; & London Fashion Week reviewed.
Can UK banks survive in the era of the US megabank? There are worrying signs with HSBC announcing 35,000 job losses, just days after a similar move at RBS. The Evening Standard’s business news editor Alex Lawson explains why it’s so important the UK negotiates hard with Europe for the city to remain the region’s finance capital.
Has Sadiq Khan found a backdoor to EU Citizenship?
London Mayor Sadiq Khan tells the Leader he has a solution for remain voters, mourning the loss of the right to live and work in the European Union. He’s been in Brussels trying to persuade Brexit negotiators to allow ‘associate citizenship.’ But the idea’s been dismissed as ‘unworkable’ by mayoral rival Rory Stewart, and a ‘gimmick’ by Shaun Bailey.
London Fashion Week: Reviewed
Is green the new black? London Fashion Week opened with a call for more environmentally sustainable practices in an industry that’s reportedly responsible for 10 per cent of the world’s carbon emissions. As the curtain now comes down on the catwalk, Evening Standard fashion editor Karen Dacre assesses whether the message got through, and relives some of the highlights from the shows.
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