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Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

The BBC takes a look at why London landmarks such as Harrods, the Shard and some of Canary Wharf being bought up with money from Qatar.

May 2, 2011 10:34

Three bidders fight over London 2012 Olympic village

Wellcome Trust and Hutchison Whampoa shortlisted; Qatari Diar and Delancey consortium also shortlisted; Village part of regeneration of east London

April 7, 2011 9:36

Qatari Diar makes first move into US property mkt

Diar to invest in fund to finance $700 mln development; Barwa Bank subsidiary to co-invest in and manage fund; Deal is company's first investment in US

April 5, 2011 1:45