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London (England)

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  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Britain's National Gallery unveils its first major American painting

    LONDON – Britain’s National Gallery on Friday unveiled its first major American painting, a work by George Bellows. Founded nearly 200 years ago, the gallery’s lofty halls are hung with some of the best known treasures of western...
  • Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'

    Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'
    LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush. That said, the best of the openings so far have been...
  • Two strong years at the helm

    Two strong years at the helm
    One of the highlights of Malcolm Warner's past year was hearing Wayne Thiebaud spout an off-color joke. Although he can't recall the pun, the wisecrack led to a lasting friendship with the noted painter. This — the opportunity to build...
  • London thieves wreck priceless urn in attempt to steal Freud's ashes

    Thieves who attempted to steal a priceless Greek urn containing the cremated remains of Sigmund Freud from its resting place in London failed to make off with the ashes but badly damaged the 2,300-year-old receptacle, Scotland Yard said Wednesday. The...
  • Britain agrees to destroy part of Syria's chemical stockpile

    LONDON – Britain will help eliminate Syria’s chemical stockpile by taking and destroying 165 tons of substances that could be used to make highly toxic nerve agents, British officials said Friday. The industrial-grade chemicals are to be...
  • 'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer

    'Mayhem' is on the case of the Thames Torso Murderer
    The 1888-91 Whitechapel murders in London are arguably the world's most infamous unsolved serial crimes. The brutal murders of as few as five to almost a dozen young women attributed to "Jack the Ripper" have spawned thousands of nonfiction accounts and...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Nabs Top Prize at London Critics' Circle Awards

    LONDON -- Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" took top prize Sunday at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards, which started with a tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death was announced earlier in the day. "12 Years a Slave" also won kudos for...
  • London-Bound Flight Cancelled After LAX Bomb Threat

    London-Bound Flight Cancelled After LAX Bomb Threat
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A passenger jet bound for London was cancelled at LAX Saturday night after someone phoned in a bomb threat, airport authorities said. The threat against United Flight 934 was made from a pay phone about 6 p.m., sources...
  • Official: London closer to getting NFL team

    Official: London closer to getting NFL team
    LONDON -- London is one step closer to getting its own NFL franchise, with the sport's UK managing director Alistair Kirkwood saying Thursday that the sport's global expansion plans are slowly clicking. The Jacksonville Jaguars are the latest team to...
  • Bears vs. Bucs in London Oct. 23

    Bears vs. Bucs in London Oct. 23
    The Bears are set to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium in London Oct. 23 as part of the NFL International Series, announced the NFL. The game will air live on FOX. Kickoff is scheduled for noon central time. October's trip to London is...