Tuesday 7 December 2010

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LSE in print

'Monkeys and bears' to invade Tube as students raise pressure over fees
Evening Standard, 06/12/2010, p.6, Anna Davis
Hundreds of students will invade the Tube tomorrow in an attempt to win public support for their protest over rising tuition fees. This comes after the London School of Economics became the latest to face action with about 30 students occupying a small conference room. 


Students won't take tuition fee plan lying down
The Times, 07/12/2010, p.25, Unattributed
Letter: a collection of letters regarding the proposed tuition fee rises.
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Our friend Dorothea Baker,who has died aged
The Guardian, 07/12/2010, p.33, Dorothea Baker
An obituary of Dorothea Baker, a dedicated peace activist. She studied history at the London School of Economics during its period of evacuation to Cambridge during the second world war.

The Guardian, 07/12/2010, p.33,
Letter: The writer asked Norman Dennis whether he had known Ralph Miliband at the London School of Economics and was treated to a long reply on how their views diverged.

Boozy Britain: we lead the way in heavy drinking
i (The paper for today), 07/12/2010, p.9, Andrew Mccorkell
A Bupa report has found that the British are amongst the world's heaviest drinkers. Annabel Bentley from Bupa is quoted as saying: "It's shocking to see us trailing behind when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. We say we're worried about getting a chronic disease, but we need to make changes such as stopping smoking, drinking less and exercising more. People need to realise that lifestyle factors are actually life and-death factors."

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Extra £50m pledged for superfast broadband everywhere in UK by 2015
guardian.co.uk (Web), 06/12/2010, p.0, Charles Arthur
The plan is that a digital hub will provide fibre connections to every community in the UK by 2015. A study by the London School of Economics calculates that having a superfast network throughout Britain would create 280,000 new jobs. The Federation of Small Businesses says that it could add 18bn to the UK's GDP.

US embassy cables: Azerbaijan minister trying to ape Abramovich, says US
Guardian.co.uk - Dec 6 2010 2:47PM GMT in London and presently live there. Tale holds a B.A. in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics and an M.A. in Security and Global Governance from Birkbeck College, while Nijat holds a B.A. in Politics and East European http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/us-embassy-cables-documents/250614|

Local Knowledge: Property in Covent Garden
Telegraph - Dec 6 2010 2:48PM GMT Hot Demand A huge influx of Asian purchasers buying property for their children who are studying at the London School of Economics or Kings College. At the launch of residential apartments at Central St Giles, 51 of the 56 apartments were sold to buyers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/cities/8184054/Local-Knowledge-Property-in-Covent-Garden.html|

The victor and the vanquished
Oldham Chronicle - Dec 7 2010 2:28AM GMT lived in Daniel Fold, Rochdale, but now rents a house in Delph. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics who holds an MBA from Bradford University. Over the next 25 years he travelled the world working for manufacturing businesses in Germany,

Next Phase of Superfast Broadband Announced
Is4Profit - Dec 6 2010 3:19PM GMT for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) believe that around 600,000 jobs could be created and the London School of Economics has previously estimated that spending £5million on UK Broadband will create 280,000 new jobs, some 70,000 of those being in http://www.is4profit.com/small-business-news/20101206-next-phase-of-superfast-broadband-announced.html|

British heritage in Mongolia
UB Post – Dec 7 2010
... S. Batbold was planning to receive his honorary degree from some mysterious London university or London Business School, or London School of Economics. http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=5597&Itemid=41|

Government aims to lead Europe on super-fast broadband by 2015
Management Today Magazine - Dec 6 2010 1:42PM GMT and employ more than 1.7m people (that’s 6% of the workforce). And a study by the London School of Economics has suggested that these new measures could create 280,000 new jobs, adding £18bn to GDP. So it should be a price worth paying. Not http://www.managementtoday.co.uk/news/1045234/government-aims-lead-europe-super-fast-broadband-2015/|

Jeremy Hunt Promises 600,000 Jobs From Broadband
EWeek Europe - Dec 6 2010 12:55PM GMT jobs” claim is attributed to investment body NESTA in Hunt’s Reform speech, while the academics at the London School of Economics put the figure at 280,000, and the Federation of Small Businesses believe fast broadband will add £18 million to

Woodford: We must stop 'corrosive' stock churning
Investment Week - Dec 6 2010 11:39AM GMT fund typically buys and sells the same shares 25 times over the life of the average liability. The London School of Economics estimates such a strategy could reduce the end value of a pension by up to 30%. Smith also hit out at the increasing usage of

UK Government Reveals National Broadband Strategy and New Rural Digital Hubs
ISPreview - Dec 6 2010 11:33AM GMT speaking, the news remains broadly positive. Few could doubt the benefits of improving our national broadband infrastructure. The London School of Economics (LSE) calculates that a super-fast Britain would create 280,000 new jobs, while the Federation of http://www.ispreview.co.uk/story/2010/12/06/uk-government-reveals-national-broadband-strategy-and-new-rural-digital-hubs.html|

Coping with crisis is topic for new talk
Leicester Mercury - Dec 6 2010 9:40AM GMT the University of Leicester Centre for European Law and Integration's 10th anniversary celebrations. Professor Niamh Moloney, from London School of Economics and Political Science, will talk on The EU and the Financial Crisis: More Europe or More Risks? http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/news/Coping-crisis-topic-new-talk/article-2972000-detail/article.html|

Unhealthy living stays despite disease fear-study
msnbc.com – Dec 7 2010
Bupa, which also commissioned a report on the survey from researchers from the London School of Economics (LSE), questioned 12000 people in Australia... 

European Parliament President:This Is No Time For EU Austerity
Wall Street Journal
Earlier Monday, in a question-and-answer session at the London School of Economics, the former Polish prime minister brushed aside concerns that the euro...

The Top Clean-Tech Countries
... according to Glachant, an economics professor at France's Ecole des Mines, and Dechezleprêtre, a researcher at the London School of Economics. http://www.forbes.com/2010/12/02/china-germany-japan-america-business-energy-ecotech-clean-tech-patents.html?boxes=businesschannelsections|

Indian Statistical Institute Inks MoU with London School of Economics
India Mag – Dec 6 2010
By Manohar on December 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment KOLKATA: London School of Economics (LSE) and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has inked a Memorandum of ... http://www.indiamag.in/indian-statistical-institute-inks-mou-with-london-school-of-economics.html|

China's Cap and Trade to Come Within Five Years, Professor Stern Predicts
... by about 2015 as the world's biggest polluter takes a lead role in developing clean energy, London School of Economics professor Nicholas Stern said. ... http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-06/china-s-cap-and-trade-to-come-within-five-years-professor-stern-predicts.html|