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London (England)

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  • The Morgan, Last Of The Whaleships, Returns To The Ocean

    The Morgan, Last Of The Whaleships, Returns To The Ocean
    NEW LONDON – There was a flurry of activity on New London Harbor Sunday morning, the likes of which has not been seen or heard for a century along this working waterfront. The 173-year old whaleship Charles W. Morgan, remarkably resurrected, left...
  • Charles W. Morgan Sets Sail From New London On Historic Voyage

    Charles W. Morgan Sets Sail From New London On Historic Voyage
    NEW LONDON – There was a flurry of activity on the harbor at dawn Sunday, the likes of which has not been seen or heard for a century along this working waterfront. The 173-year old whaleship Charles W. Morgan, remarkably resurrected, left City...
  • UK's Osborne gives Bank of England new powers to cap mortgages

    By David Milliken and Ana Nicolaci da Costa LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne said on Thursday that he would give the Bank of England stronger powers to curb mortgage lending and reduce the risks that the housing market poses...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • EU elections a step backward [Commentary]

    EU elections a step backward [Commentary]
    This year marks the passage of one century since of the start of the First World War. It is the year that will mark the 75th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, which launched the Second World War. It is also the year that will mark a quarter of a...
  • Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick

    Hammer Museum to get exhibition on British designer Thomas Heatherwick
    They say every cloud has its silver lining. Evidence that it’s true will be coming to the Hammer Museum early next year in the form of a touring exhibition on the work of Thomas Heatherwick, a noted British designer whose credits include a new fleet...
  • Tower of London is a piece of history

    Tower of London is a piece of history
    The Tower of London is history. The infamous Norman castle is nearly 1,000 years old. It is associated with such historical figures as William the Conqueror and Richard the Lionheart. It has served as a royal palace, a fortress, a prison, a mint, a...
  • Cat lovers flock to London cafe

    Cat lovers flock to London cafe
    A newly opened London cafe offering a new take on coffee and tea is booked for months by customers looking for some cat companionship with their drinks. Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium lets stressed-out workers, or those who simply love cats but can't have...
  • Henri Matisse cutouts in the spotlight at Tate Modern in London

    Henri Matisse spent his final decades largely confined to a wheelchair, having been weakened by cancer surgery at age 72. But the renowned French artist didn't allow his physical condition to slow his prodigious output. In fact, he embarked on one of...
  • Hey Orlando Eye, did you just shrink by 25 feet?

    Hey Orlando Eye, did you just shrink by 25 feet?
    Has the Orlando Eye gotten a 25-foot haircut? This week, developers of the massive observation wheel going up on International Drive rolled out an update on the project, complete with renderings and lots of fun facts. Chief among them: The wheel will be...