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London (England)

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  • Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers

    Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers
    Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
  • Nick Lowe interview: Pop music for grown-ups

    Nick Lowe interview: Pop music for grown-ups
    As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...
  • Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know

    Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know
    The lights are still on at the Eiffel Tower. They keep ringing up sales at Prada in Rome, and London is getting ready to start partying for about a year and a half, beginning with the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster...
  • Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star

    Astronomer for the Vatican says U.K. a star
    Brother Guy Consolmagno, a staff astronomer and the curator of meteorites at the Vatican Observatory, travels about 100,000 miles each year, splitting his time between Tucson, Ariz., and Rome. The planetary scientist also gives 40 to 50 talks annually...
  • 22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...
  • Where to bike in Britain

    Where to bike in Britain
    "Cyclist's Britain in a Box" Main contributors: Arnold Robinson, Chris Hutt Interlink Books, $19.95 This is an ingenious idea: A collection of reusable plastic cards that cyclists can use as they wish. As the authors indicate, the cards are more...
  • The Kills' killer chemistry

    The Kills' killer chemistry
    The most stunning moment on the latest Kills’ album, “Blood Pressures” (Domino), is the one that’s perhaps most out of character. Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince have long been celebrated for their scuzzy take on electro-blues...
  • Nemesis: Sub-Terra ride set to open in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers

    Nemesis: Sub-Terra ride set to open in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers
    A new indoor dark ride debuting in 2012 at Britain's Alton Towers theme park promises to be a psychologically terrifying and physically thrilling experience set in the secret underground catacomb of an alien creature. Dubbed Nemesis: Sub-Terra, the new...
  • England's Dreamland Margate rescues, restores historic thrill rides

    England's Dreamland Margate rescues, restores historic thrill rides
    Dreamland Margate in England plans to reopen in 2013 as the world’s first amusement park dedicated to last-of-a-kind historic thrill rides, including one of the world's oldest roller coasters. Located about 75 miles east of London, the waterfront...
  • Obama in London: At state dinner, president and queen toast nations' enduring ties

    Obama in London: At state dinner, president and queen toast nations' enduring ties
    President Obama and Queen Elizabeth II toasted the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom on Tuesday, a bond strengthened at times of peril for each of the transatlantic allies. In remarks at the start of a gala state...
  • Micky Dolenz will salute Davy Jones at Epcot's Flower Power concerts

    Micky Dolenz will salute Davy Jones at Epcot's Flower Power concerts
    Micky Dolenz, who rocketed to fame in the short-lived TV show "The Monkees" in the 1960s, will pay tribute to his late co-star and bandmate Davy Jones during concerts at Epcot next weekend. Jones was scheduled to sing in the theme park's Flower Power...