Week 44. 2017 news London

    • The Department for Transport (DfT) published a series of new reports on the environmental impact of expanding the west London airport…see more


    • The Bank of England is seriously considering raising rates for the first time in 10 years against a backdrop of lackluster economic growth, as a Guardian analysis shows the Brexit vote sapping business confidence and hitting household income…see more


    • Speaking on a panel for the Financial Times, former minister Baroness Shriti Vadera, who is now chairwoman of Santander UK, said that “the underlying promise of western capitalist economies — that a rising tide lifts all boats — has been broken”. She said that a “better model” is needed…see more


    • Aside from presenting a diverse array of luxury and contemporary modest fashion brands, by presenting women dressed in headscarves and Islamic robes on the runway the Modest Fashion Festival proves it can be enjoyed by all, regardless of religious or cultural identity, and celebrates the rights of all women to make their own choices…see more


    • As head of innovation at the London College of Fashion, Drinkwater has adapted a range of camera photography techniques for use in online retail and developed augmented and virtual reality systems for showing new products…see more