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London (England)

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  • 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...
  • London down the rabbit hole: Two hotels, two city views

    London down the rabbit hole: Two hotels, two city views
    "If you want to sleep through to breakfast, fasten your seat belt over your blanket now," said Liana, the flight attendant, refilling my water bottle. "If we experience turbulence over Greenland, you have to b...," she said, her voice fading away. But I...
  • Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents

    Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
    He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters. Was...
  • London and the superrich

    London and the superrich
    A remarkable fact of international life today is the emergence of London as one of the foremost capitals of the superrich. It ranks fourth in the world with 45 billionaires. (Moscow is first with 88, but it seems there’s nary a one of them who...
  • 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...
  • London Theater Review: Tabloid Takedown 'Great Britain'

    Rehearsed in secret and only announced last week, within hours of initial verdicts being handed down in the Murdoch newspaper phone-hacking trial, "Great Britain," the National Theater's bold satire on illegal practices in the tabloid press and its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted

    Rebekah Brooks cleared in tabloid phone-hacking case; deputy convicted
    Former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks, a close confidante of Rupert Murdoch and once one of Britain’s most influential women, was acquitted Tuesday on charges of phone hacking, bribery and obstruction of justice in a case that shook this country to...
  • London never was asked about 2016 Summer Games, Olympic officials say

    Olympic officials have quickly stepped forward to slam a British newspaper report that London was secretly asked about taking over the 2016 Summer Games for struggling Rio de Janeiro. The London Evening Standard wrote Friday that, with construction...