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Extinction Rebellion plan London "shutdown" from Oct. 7

Climate change activists Extinction Rebellion said on Friday the group would hold demonstrations in London from Oct. 7, with the aim of shutting down major roads near Britain's parliament in Westminster....

Extinction Rebellion plan London 'shutdown' from Oct. 7

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The Extinction Rebellion plan to "shut down" London Fashion Week in September The climate change protesters plan to target the biannual fashion event in a bid to raise awareness of the environmental damage caused by the fashion industry....
00:34, 2019-08-07

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham protesters plan to swarm key London roads and block traffic during rush hour Extinction Rebellion is planning to cause rush-hour chaos on Friday by blocking major roads in south-east London to protest against dangerous levels of air pollution....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the movement in April – when thousands of people bloc...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
12:51, 2019-07-16

'Extinction Rebellion' again brings London traffic to standstill Traffic in central London slowed to a halt again Friday, as environmental activists staged another "Extinction Rebellion" aimed at fighting the advances of climate change....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week Protesters to hold fashion funeral in demand for industry to take climate crisis seriouslyNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamental viability as an industry, the stakes, and temper...
19:17, 2019-09-13

Extinction Rebellion's co-founder on bringing London to a standstill As debate rages over Extinction Rebellion's disruptive tactics, its co-founder Gail Bradbrook tells Susannah Butter about bringing London to a standstill — and her time on mind-altering drugs...
14:00, 2019-07-23

Extinction Rebellion protesters block site of London super-sewer Activists and residents demonstrate in Bermondsey in protest at pollution from lorriesExtinction Rebellion protesters have blockaded the entrance to the construction of London’s £4.2bn super-sewer project as part of a fifth day of protests.About 50 activists – including mothers and children from the...
12:34, 2019-07-19

Extinction Rebellion considers using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion are considering using drones to shut London's Heathrow Airport this summer in a campaign against plans to build a third runway at Europe's busiest airport, the group said on Thursday....
01:51, 2019-05-31

Extinction Rebellion protesters stop rush-hour traffic in London Lewisham campaigners block three roads into city centre to highlight ‘air pollution crisis’Environmental protesters stopped traffic on three main roads into central London from the south-east in protest over the “air pollution crisis” in the area.The protesters, organised by a local chapter of the E...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Scrap the catwalk: Extinction Rebellion is right – London fashion week is unsustainable The environmental impact of the fashion industry is enormous. And with fashion weeks acting as promoters of even more consumption, it’s time for radical actionI have long wanted to get a special T-shirt printed for our national bi-annual fashion showcase. It would read: “I went to London fashion wee...
21:17, 2019-08-09

Extinction Rebellion stage funeral at London fashion week finale The activist group focused on fast fashion as a major factor in the climate crisis and called for drastic reformThe end of London fashion week was somewhat sombre on Tuesday evening. It culminated in Extinction Rebellion’s funeral march calling for the event to end in its current form, with the grou...
22:17, 2019-09-17

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. The group that demands faster action against climate change said Sunday it would “not be carrying...
15:17, 2019-06-16

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
13:00, 2019-06-14

Extinction Rebellion: 10 arrested at Dover protest Video showed handful of protesters sitting and lying down in front of long line of cars on A20Ten people have been arrested during an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest in Dover aimed at “blockading” the port.Activists were reported to have glued themselves to streets and were told they cou...
00:00, 2019-09-22

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across the Glastonbury site, paying tribute to indigenous people who have led the fight against global heatin...
00:34, 2019-06-28

Radiohead makes stolen tracks available to help 'Extinction Rebellion' The band has reacted in unusual fashion to a ransom notice over 18 hours of hacked material. Rather than pay hackers, the group has put the tracks online and asked fans to donate to Extinction Rebellion....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchester to protest against fossil fuel investments on the final day of Extinction Rebellion’s action in the city.Nine activists stuck themselves to the pav...
11:51, 2019-09-03

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

Extinction Rebellion protesters confront politicians at US Capitol Climate crisis group members glue themselves to doorways to block members of Congress from attending evening voteProtesters from the climate crisis group Extinction Rebellion have brought disruption to Capitol Hill in Washington, superglueing themselves to doorways to block politicians and staff.Jus...
02:34, 2019-07-24

Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested at Heathrow protest Group said that Roger Hallam had been apprehended for the second time in three daysOne of Extinction Rebellion’s co-founders has been arrested for the second time in three days after trying to fly a drone near Heathrow Airport during an environmental protest, the group said.Roger Hallam was detained...
21:34, 2019-09-14

Extinction Rebellion kick off weekend of protest with Dalston blockade Other events included mass bike ride through A10, Olympic park traffic blocks as well as talks and panels in London FieldsExtinction Rebellion has staged a blockade in Dalston, east London, disrupting traffic at its busiest central junction. Car horns, sirens and swearing competed with drumming prot...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Rebellion supporters they arrested last month as they warned officers would be stretched by a wave of environmental, Brexit and anti-Trump demonstrations ...
01:34, 2019-05-25

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
10:51, 2019-07-16

Extinction Rebellion: hitting a nerve at Australia's climate flashpoint The amorphous climate action group has fired up activists and opponents alike as it tries to shut down BrisbaneThe Extinction Rebellion protesters think you should be angry. They want politicians and opinion columnists to be angry. The more people they upset stopping traffic in the Brisbane city cen...
04:34, 2019-08-11

Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience Gail Bradbrook, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Extinction Rebellion blocks UK fracking site in climate protest Environmental activists demonstrate outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road siteExtinction Rebellion has blocked the entrance to the UK’s only active fracking site in a demonstration against what it called the “burgeoning catastrophe” of global warming.Protesters from the environmental group gathered o...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in a bid to allay public safety fears....
21:34, 2019-06-16

'We declare our support for Extinction Rebellion': an open letter from Australia's academics Leading academics from around the country say it is their moral duty to rebel to ‘defend life itself’ We the undersigned represent diverse academic disciplines, and the views expressed here are those of the signatories and not their universities. While our academic perspectives and expertise may dif...
21:34, 2019-09-19

Radiohead release hours of hacked MiniDiscs to benefit Extinction Rebellion Thom Yorke describes hours of recordings from OK Computer sessions as ‘not v interesting’, while climate activists thank the band for ‘unprecedented support’Radiohead have released a vast collection of unreleased tracks made during the sessions for 1997 album OK Computer, after a MiniDisc archive ow...
15:34, 2019-06-11

Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam arrested again after trying to fly drone at Heathrow An Extinction Rebellion co-founder has been arrested for the second time in three days after trying to fly a drone near Heathrow Airport, the group said....
19:00, 2019-09-14

Dozens arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Melbourne bridge The climate protesters had promised to shut down the Princes Bridge near Flinders Street station from middayClimate protesters have blockaded a bridge in central Melbourne with police moving in and arresting multiple people.Organisers from the Extinction Rebellion movement promised to shut down the ...
13:00, 2019-09-14

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....
07:51, 2019-08-14

91-year-old among 10 arrested at Extinction Rebellion climate change protests in the United Kingdom Ten people have been arrested during an Extinction Rebellion climate change protest in the United Kingdom, with the group aiming to "blockade" the local port in Dover, England....
20:51, 2019-09-22

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow till after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed to later this year a plan to use drones to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport, saying it had designed new tactics to allay public fears over safety....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Extinction Rebellion activist tearful as she hears protest stopped man from reaching dying father A climate activist fought back tears as she apologised to a man who was unable to reach his dying dad's bedside due to a demonstration blocking the road....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Met second-in-command issues stark warning to Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow One of the Met Police's most senior officers today warned Extinction Rebellion protesters planning to use drones at Heathrow Airport that it would be "reckless in the extreme"....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Police say Extinction Rebellion Heathrow drone protest activists could face life in jail Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week....
03:00, 2019-06-15

Extinction Rebellion Dover protest: Huge tailbacks as climate activists glue themselves to A20 near busy port Holidaymakers have been caught in huge tailbacks at the Port of Dover after Extinction Rebellion protesters imposed a "blockade" amid a heavy police presence....
16:00, 2019-09-21

Heathrow Airport passengers told to travel as normal despite planned drone protest from Extinction Rebellion Police have told Heathrow passengers to travel as normal on Friday despite a planned climate change protest which aims to shut down the airport with drones....
18:51, 2019-09-11

Founder of Doctors for Extinction Rebellion group 'draws the line' at sending drones above Heathrow A London doctor who was "willing to be arrested" during Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests has said he draws the line at sending drones above Heathrow Airport....
15:00, 2019-06-08

With a little help from its relatives: hybrid plan to save helmeted honeyeater from extinction Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in OctoberHybrid helmeted honeyeater introduced to save bird from extinction – video Researchers have introd...
00:51, 2019-08-24

EU should only agree to Brexit extension if London has a plan: BDI The European Union should not agree to another Brexit extension unless Britain underpins such a request with a proposal on how to unlock a domestic deadlock and avoid a no-deal Brexit, Germany's powerful BDI industry association said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-09-18

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
00:17, 2019-06-18

London Aquatics Centre not in plan for 2022 Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games bosses have no plans to use Stratford's Aquatics Centre as a back-up venue in 2022, with Birmingham being warned it had "little room for error" to build facilities in time....
21:17, 2019-06-11

The transformation of London's Northbank: major regeneration plan to bring new homes, shops and bars set to rival the Southbank Westminster council, which is to fund the £28 million transformation scheme for Northbank, is set to reveal plans for underused riverside space at the end of this month....
08:51, 2019-06-06

'Opportunities galore' to spot London Bridge terror attack plan, inquest told There were "opportunities galore" to spot that the London Bridge extremists were planning an attack before they killed eight people and injured dozens more, an inquest has heard....
21:51, 2019-05-31

End of an Era: Apple to Announce Shutdown of iTunes On Friday afternoon, Bloomberg News reported that Apple is soon to announce the end of its iconic iTunes digital store. Launched in 2003, iTunes took the business world by storm and started the massive movement of mp3 music sales....
21:34, 2019-06-01

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation shou...
16:17, 2019-09-04

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
19:17, 2019-07-17

'Rebellion and spirit': Pochettino, by those who know him best The Tottenham manager used to help his parents on the farm but his success surprises no one in his home town in ArgentinaMauricio Pochettino comes from Murphy, a small town in the south of Santa Fe province in Argentina. The capital of Santa Fe, Rosario, houses two clubs, Rosario Central and Newell’...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Serge Pizzorno: 'I think there'll be a rebellion' Serge Pizzorno's shaggy shock of jet black hair, once instantly recognisable, is now sharp-fringed and shaved, a striking leopard print dyed into the back in a style worthy of Instagram dreams, should he be so inclined....
01:34, 2019-08-02

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
19:51, 2019-09-11

Amazon to shutdown US restaurant delivery service NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is closing its U.S. restaurant delivery service, a 4-year-old business that failed to take off amid fierce competition from Uber Eats, Door Dash and others. The service, called Amazon Restaurants, offered delivery in more than 20 cities in the U.S. It was expanded into the Uni...
17:00, 2019-06-11

MoviePass claims surprise shutdown is only temporary MoviePass is taking the summer off. The cash-strapped cinema subscription service announced Friday that it would be shutting down for several weeks under the guise of making improvements to its app. The surprise interruption began early in the morning on July 4, and will continue on for an undetermi...
02:51, 2019-07-06

MLB London: Chicago Cubs to face St Louis Cardinals at London Stadium in 2020 London Stadium will host two more Major League Baseball games next year, with the St Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs confirmed for two meetings in the capital next June....
15:34, 2019-06-07

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Renting in London: south London areas see biggest price increase as UK rents hit record high Renters waiting to move home until after the Tenant Fees Ban came into force increased demand in June and July, pushing average rents to a record high....
06:51, 2019-08-23

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings....
21:51, 2019-08-07

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
02:17, 2019-09-01

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel’s suburban Pittsburgh coke plant unless it comes into compliance with air emissions standards. The Allegheny County Health Department issue...
01:34, 2019-06-18

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. The symptom of this condition is when so many people have been so angry for so long that terrible abu...
02:34, 2019-08-29

Hundreds Protest At Hong Kong Airport, Day After Shutdown Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters staged a new rally on Tuesday at Hong Kong's airport, a day after a massive demonstration there triggered a shutdown at the busy international travel hub....
18:51, 2019-08-13

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
05:01, 2019-06-30

Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down after 47 years of generating electricity. Entergy announced in 2015 it would retire Massachusetts’ only remaining nuclear reactor, citing competition from less expensiv...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Pedestrian struck shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with autho...
11:34, 2019-08-30

Pedestrian struck, shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with autho...
19:34, 2019-08-30

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to avert yet another shutdown.The House will take up the stopgap funding measure the second week they return from the August recess, Majority Leader Steny...
02:00, 2019-09-06

What has changed since the Stonewall rebellion? – podcast The Stonewall rebellion in 1969 started a revolution in LGBT rights in the US. Ed Pilkington revisits the story 50 years on with those who were there. Plus: Lucy Seigle on the rise of fast fashionOn the evening of 27 June 1969, gay men and their trans and lesbian peers gathered as usual at a bar cal...
05:17, 2019-06-24

Climate activists press ahead with Heathrow drone shutdown Climate change activists have vowed to press ahead with their plan to disrupt Heathrow Airport using drones. The pledge came as five members of the Heathrow Pause group were arrested in a preemptive swoop by police....
11:51, 2019-09-13

Storm Dorian churns toward Barbados, sending island into shutdown Tropical Storm Dorian gathered strength on Monday as it barreled west toward Barbados, where residents stocked up on food to hunker down for an onslaught of heavy wind and rain....
03:17, 2019-08-27

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after protest shutdown Hong Kong's airport has reopened, but authorities have warned that hundreds of flights would still be affected. The airport, one of the world's busiest, was shut down Monday due to anti-government protests....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Kashmir communications shutdown a ‘collective punishment’ that must be reversed, say UN experts End the crackdown on freedom of expression, was the strong call to the Government by India from five United Nations independent rights expert on Thursday....
05:51, 2019-08-23

Congress returns from recess with guns, trade, shutdown on the agenda For the first time since July 29, both houses of Congress returned to Capitol Hill Monday, formally ending a recess period that saw numerous calls for legislative change -- particularly with regard to gun violence....
16:00, 2019-09-09

A Boris Brexit, election or all-out rebellion - what will happen next? When the pilot of a plane announces suddenly over the intercom that "this is a completely normal procedure", you know it's time to check the safety card and hope the bloke in the row in front doesn't block your way to the emergency exit slide when the lights go out and the smoke starts to roll down ...
16:00, 2019-08-29

Far From World Cup, Hints of Rebellion Inside U.S. Soccer Current and former employees have been excoriating the federation’s top executives online in an effort to alert leaders to what they called a “toxic” culture....
14:17, 2019-06-28

Silverstone WEC: Toyota - Rebellion "consistently faster" than us Rebellion Racing has already shown race-winning pace at Silverstone this weekend ahead of Sunday's opening round of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, according to Toyota...
13:51, 2019-09-01

Silverstone WEC: Rebellion beats Toyota in first practice Rebellion Racing topped the timesheets in the opening practice session of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season at Silverstone, beating Toyota by over four tenths of a second...
17:00, 2019-08-30

Rebellion to run vibrant art car liveries in Le Mans 24 Hours Privateer World Endurance Championship LMP1 squad Rebellion Racing has revealed a pair of radical 'art car' liveries for next weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours...
00:00, 2019-06-10

Best areas for east London new home buyers: price growth tipped for fast-rising hotspots outperforming central London House prices in east London have risen 37 per cent in the past five years, shielded from Brexit by long-term transformation and an unwavering desire to live in the coolest part of town....
23:34, 2019-09-18

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
06:51, 2019-09-03

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12 part......
16:34, 2019-07-24

House Approves Short-Term Spending Bill That Would Stave Off Shutdown The bill, which the Senate is also expected to pass before funding lapses on Oct. 1, would extend funding for all federal government departments and agencies through Nov. 21....
00:34, 2019-09-20

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful A British court on Wednesday ruled that Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did not overturn it. Judges at the Court of Session in Scotland said the government’s action was illegal “because it had the purpose of stymieing Parliament...
14:17, 2019-09-11

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
11:51, 2019-08-01

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
02:00, 2019-09-06

U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21....
23:00, 2019-09-19

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic and Republican leaders will spend the next two months attempting to forge a lasting deal to fund the government involving all of the same political land...
00:00, 2019-09-20

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
20:00, 2019-08-01

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines scrambled to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after authorities shut down the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest hubs....
17:00, 2019-08-12

McConnell backs short-term spending bill to avert shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell endorsed a short-term spending bill to avoid a shutdown, a recognition that Congress needs several more weeks of negotiations to hatch a longer-term spending bill and fund the government into next fall. McConnell's position aligns with that of House Democratic ...
10:00, 2019-09-10

U.S. Interior Department illegally used fees to keep national parks open during shutdown: GAO The Trump administration illegally used national park fees to keep parks open during the 35-day government shutdown in December and January, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said on Thursday....
04:34, 2019-09-06

Madhya Pradesh Spends On Ministers' Bungalows As Anganwadis Risk Shutdown A cash crunch may have put 20,000 critical child-care centre at risk of shutting down in Madhya Pradesh but when it comes to the facelift and renovation of the ministers' bungalows, government funds......
20:34, 2019-07-12

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
19:17, 2019-09-02

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term budget bill known as a continuing resolution netted bipartisan support with a 301-123 vote. The bill now heads to the Senate. “It is critical that we a...
05:51, 2019-09-20

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
01:17, 2019-07-23

House readies vote on stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Thursday on a stopgap government funding bill that would avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1 by maintaining current spending levels until Nov. 21....
21:00, 2019-09-19

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
00:00, 2019-09-20

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate and pass $1.4 trillion worth of annual agency spendi...
17:51, 2019-09-20

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
06:51, 2019-09-20

Rebellion's Menezes accuses Toyota of hiding WEC Silverstone pace Toyota has been accused of "playing games" with the true pace of its TS050 HYBRIDs during last weekend's World Endurance Championship opener at Silverstone by Rebellion's Gustavo Menezes...
11:51, 2019-09-04

Rebellion says engine problems solved ahead of Le Mans 24 Hours The Rebellion LMP1 squad and engine supplier Gibson are confident there will be no repeat of the failures that struck in qualifying on Thursday during the Le Mans 24 Hours...
11:34, 2019-06-15

Rebellion's Eye Searing Liveries Will Bring a Splash of Color to Le Mans It would take a miracle for the Rebellion Racing team cars to win the LMP1 class at Le Mans next weekend. The cars are incredibly fast, and the drivers really know what they are doing, but the regulations prevent this privateer team from competing directly with the Toyota TS050. But at least their c...
23:34, 2019-06-09

Animal Rebellion activists to blockade UK's biggest meat market London’s Smithfield Market part of next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protestsThousands of animal rights and environment activists are planning to blockade Smithfield Market – the largest wholesale meat market in the UK – in the next wave of Extinction Rebellion climate protests.A new group c...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Rebellion, Ginetta to field two LMP1 cars at WEC pre-season test Rebellion and Ginetta will each run two cars at the this month's World Endurance Championship pre-season test despite not committing to field both their entries in the full series...
22:17, 2019-07-08

Thousands mark 50 years after Stonewall LGBTQ2 rebellion in New York People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the gay rights cause considerably more visible....
05:51, 2019-06-29

Pose Stars Reflect on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion Despite what various companies try to tell (or sell) you during June, Pride month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community....
01:34, 2019-06-28

Bed Bath and Beyond is trying to save itself from extinction Bed Bath and Beyond became a massive homegoods retailer with a decentralized structure and a focus on keeping customers happy. But critics say the once ubiquitous chain ignored the threat from newer, nimbler online rivals....
18:00, 2019-08-02

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
15:51, 2019-06-22

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
23:17, 2019-07-23

Commons chaos: Rebel Tories hint they could back second referendum after MPs scuffle in chamber in protest over shutdown Fury at Boris Johnson as MPs scuffle in chamber over shutdown Former Cabinet fixer Sir Oliver Letwin boosts calls for second vote Read our live politics updates HERE...
15:00, 2019-09-10

Chaos in UK Parliament as speaker pinned to seat, lawmakers chant ‘shame’ after Boris Johnson shutdown The British Parliament erupted into chaos as Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through with his threat to suspend the legislature over Brexit Monday night....
02:17, 2019-09-11

Prorogue parliament latest: Judge refuses to halt Boris Johnson's planned shutdown A legal challenge aimed at stopping Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament has been denied an interim interdict at the Court of Session in Edinburgh....
11:51, 2019-08-31

Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White House. In an interview Friday with Fox News and in a statement, the former three-term congressman from Maryland emphasized that he had “no plans to d...
23:17, 2019-07-19

Andrew Jackson rebellion: Church stamps Harriet Tubman's image on $20 bills Hope Central Church in Boston has been stamping all $20 bills from its offering plates with Harriet Tubman's face. It is, the pastor says, a "worthy replacement."...
02:00, 2019-06-05

I Am Mother: why blockbuster sci-fi faces an extinction event Hilary Swank’s new thriller about an out-of-control environmentalist AI shows that ideas-led sci-fi is alive and well – just not in the multiplexes. Hollywood needs to think smallerIt is hardly surprising, in the era of Extinction Rebellion, that dystopian sci-fi is once again front and centre. Soon...
15:34, 2019-06-20

"Vaulter" pivots to extinction in an all-too-timely Succession “Kendall Roy is no longer relevant,” Stewy (Arian Moayed) declares to the world on PGM. Kendall (Jeremy Strong), if we’re being honest, probably wouldn’t disagree. There’s shades of the enterprising usurper still there, specifically when he rallies Logan (Brian Cox) to double down on investing in Va...
11:00, 2019-08-19

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar rush. (June 10)        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas as we know them could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish banana, is in danger and its demise could change our diets forever. Nicolas Roux, a scientist at Biove...
20:51, 2019-07-02

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the few traders remaining. On a typical day, some 250 ...
11:17, 2019-08-04

Ars on your lunch break: Let’s talk about the extinction of humanity Enlarge / It looks so peaceful up there. (credit: alxpin / Getty) Welcome back to Ars on your Lunch Break! It’s been a while since we’ve done this, so I’ll start with a brief orientation. This series is built around the After On Podcast—which itself is a series of deep-dive interviews with thinker...
01:51, 2019-06-18

London Calling: Naomi Campbell Struts Into London Fashion Week With Fashion For Relief Most of the fashion world (read: this writer) is still recovering from New York Fashion Week, but the die-hards among us subsequently made their way across the pond to see what the British are serving for Spring-Summer 2020, as London Fashion Week kicked off last Friday....
02:17, 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Smallest human relative facing extinction in Madagascar Whilst fires ravage the Amazon in South America, Madagascar's forest is facing a proportionally bigger problem, as a result of "slash and burn" farmers....
21:34, 2019-09-06

Fast-spreading fungus could drive bananas to extinction Imagine a world with no bananas: no banana for breakfast smoothies, no peanut butter and banana sandwiches at lunch and no banana splits for dessert. This tragic scenario could soon be a reality. A deadly fungus that plagued banana plantations in southeast Asia for 30 years has made the inevitable l...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Vikings probably hunted Iceland's walruses to extinction for ivory Iceland had a unique population of walruses that disappeared after people first settled there – probably because the Vikings hunted them to extinction...
17:17, 2019-09-16

Declining fertility led to Neanderthal extinction, new model suggests To better understand the decline of Neanderthals, researchers in France developed a population model and used simulations to determine which demographic factors had the largest effect on Neanderthal numbers....
15:51, 2019-05-31

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals are still threatened with extinction, researchers warned....
17:17, 2019-05-29

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their fertility rates’. ...
20:34, 2019-06-21

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
08:17, 2019-09-20

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Paris summit round the corner and a rare opportunity t...
11:34, 2019-07-20

This isn't extinction, it's extermination: the people killing nature know what they're doing | Jeff Sparrow The climate strike must be a beginning and not an end. Warming won’t be stopped by symbolismDuring the carnage of the first world war, the poet Wilfred Owen revisited the biblical story in which God tests Abraham by commanding the sacrifice of Isaac, his son. In Genesis, Abraham dutifully prepares t...
22:34, 2019-09-20

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
05:17, 2019-07-19

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
04:34, 2019-06-29

Dinosaur extinction lines up closely with timing of volcanic eruptions Many people assume an asteroid triggered the mass extinction that killed the dinosaurs, but geologists say massive volcanic eruptions occurred at the same time...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some believing that a changing climate ultimately doom...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Mass extinction killed nearly all life on Earth 2 billion years ago There have been several mass extinction events during the planet’s history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best known because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers may have discovered a new mass extinction event, one that happened 2.05 billion years...
02:17, 2019-09-04

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summitFrom giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference.The triennial summit of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (C...
01:51, 2019-08-18

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver Brexit and put Nigel Farage “back in his box” as he spoke at a hustings of candidates to be the next ...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Fertility experts aim to help save northern white rhinos from extinction Only two female northern white rhinoceroses are left, prompting Merck to work with the BioRescue Project -- to offer assisted reproductive technologies to save the species from extinction....
19:17, 2019-08-05

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
18:34, 2019-05-23

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive study.Some freshwater megafauna have already been...
13:17, 2019-08-10

Demand for agricultural products pushing primates to brink of extinction Growing global demands for food and agricultural commodities are driving deforestation across the neotropics -- in Africa, as well as south and southeast Asia....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Emerging Design Medal 2019 winner: London Design Festival's Ross Atkin shares his favourite London design hotspots The designer and engineer has won the London Design Festival's 2019 Emerging Design Medal. He shares his favourite London spaces, secret shops and why he loves the energy of Somerset House....
15:17, 2019-09-04

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This limited-time promotion offers plans that start as low...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 Democratic race to take on Donald Trump.The former ...
16:51, 2019-06-09

Rich people buying cheetahs as pets push species toward extinction Blame social media for the population of cheetahs being wiped out. Every year, some 300 cubs are illegally trafficked out of Somaliland into the Arabian Peninsula, where they are often sold as pets through Instagram and YouTube — next to car and cellphone ads, according to the Cheetah Conservation F...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Penis bone poachers are driving ‘real’ Paddington Bear to extinction Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special “sex potion” that people make with its private parts. Britain’s beloved Paddington Bear is based on the spectacled bear but not many people realize his kind could be unde...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female....
18:51, 2019-09-12

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the only hope for the breed after the death last year of the last living male white rhino.   ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

'Silent extinction': Cites wildlife summit agrees to giraffe protections Nations back first restrictions on global trade in parts, as well as ban on saiga antelope hornThe world’s tallest animal has gained further protections after the world’s nations voted to end the unregulated international trade in giraffe parts.There are fewer giraffes alive than elephants and their...
15:51, 2019-08-22

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
05:34, 2019-08-13

‘Extinction crisis’ pushes countries to agree stronger protection for global wildlife At-risk wildlife that is facing a “growing extinction crisis” received a boost on Wednesday, as countries wrapped up a marathon meeting in Geneva, by agreeing to increased protection measures and more sustainable trade in animals and plants across the globe. ...
17:00, 2019-08-29

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Mass extinction event 2 billion years ago killed 99 percent of life on Earth, study says There have been several mass extinction events during the planet's history, including the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event, arguably the best-known one because of the death of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers have discovered a new mass extinction event, one that happened 2.05 billion years ago a...
01:17, 2019-09-04

Scientists create northern white rhino embryos in milestone that could save the species from extinction Scientists and conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a milestone that could save the species from extinction....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest court....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Rare spectacled bear being 'driven to extinction' by penis bone poachers brewing 'magical sex potion' Penis poaching of the spectacled bear could result in the species going extinct if demand grows for the special 'sex potion' that people make with its private parts....
20:00, 2019-06-04

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction Vincent Kessler/Reuters In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insects can thrive without sunlight, humans could start ...
21:51, 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown 'infected by desire to thwart no deal opponents' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline was "fatally infected" by a desire to frustrate opponents to crashing out of the EU with no deal, the High Court heard today....
00:34, 2019-09-06

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
19:00, 2019-09-19

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish climate youth activist Greta Thunberg reaches New York by boat; Chief of UN Mission for Iraq warns on funding shortfalls; and in Canada, a new bill reco...
03:00, 2019-08-29

How to turn your retirement plan into an early-retirement plan Interested in financial independence at a much earlier age? That is the goal of those in the increasingly popular FIRE movement.       ...
20:51, 2019-08-10

MLB London Series: Yankees vs. Red Sox London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Your guide to summer in London The weekend's cricket and tennis were just the start of a glorious two months. From the Tour de France and netball to Fleabag on stage and a heatwave, Katie Strick has a guide to sunny delights...
13:00, 2019-07-16

Here's to many more… the London Review of Books at 40 Angela Carter’s elaborate excuses for lateness, Ted Hughes turning up in oilskins, and the heady mix of cigarette smoke, Tipp-Ex and dry rot… the Observer’s theatre critic remembers the early days of the literary journal she helped set upThe London Review of Books is 40 this month. The paper, which ...
01:00, 2019-09-22

Yankees’ Bats Are Too Much for the Red Sox in London In M.L.B.’s first game in London, the Yankees and Red Sox put on a show of home runs in a matchup that stretched nearly five hours, including a 12-run first inning....
03:51, 2019-06-30

Five Places to Visit in London The filmmaker Richard Curtis portrays an unblemished city in one British romantic comedy after the other. In real life, the screenwriter of “Yesterday” gives his spin on favorite spots....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Viviani sprints to London victory Italian Olympic champion Elia Viviani roared to victory in the RideLondon Surrey Classic on Sunday with a perfectly-timed surge to the line on The Mall....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Warm notes from London's Underground Heat from London Underground tunnels will soon be used to warm homes in north London. The project could lead the way for district heating schemes across the UK capital to warm homes with cheap and low-carbon heat....
10:34, 2019-09-10

Most polluting vehicles in central London cut by more than a third The ultra low emissions zone has cut the number of the most polluting vehicles in central London by more than a third while raising £51 million in its first four months....
19:17, 2019-09-17

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with 12-8 comeback win The New York Yankees (54-28) defeated the Boston Red Sox (44-40) 12-8 in London on Sunday to cap off a "London Series" sweep in the first baseball games played in Europe in league history....
00:51, 2019-07-01

Man stabbed at UK Home Office in London British police have reported an apparent knife attack near the Home Office in London. Security forces have cordoned off the area, local media said. The incident follows the launch of a campaign to curb knife crime....
13:34, 2019-08-16

London's abandoned underground – in pictures London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground line in 1863. As the network grew, old stations, tunnels, entrances, passageways and shafts were left behindHidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photographs by Toby Madden and...
17:34, 2019-09-09

How Yankees could map out rotation after London Series LONDON — Domingo German will start either Wednesday against the Mets or Thursday against the Rays. What game German doesn’t start, J.A. Happ likely will. German, the Yankees’ staff leader in wins with nine, threw in a game with SWB this past week. He has been on the IL since June 9 with a strained.....
08:34, 2019-06-30

How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for them then that the theater, for the most part, is here to nurse their wounds. Here’s what’s on London...
21:51, 2019-07-17

7 dreamy mini breaks just outside of London The best is yet to come, with a bank holiday on the horizon — so book a mini-break now. From all-American motels near Oxford to Cotswolds Segway safaris, the greatest escapes are just a few hours away...
00:00, 2019-08-14

What MLB got right and wrong during Yankees-Red Sox London series LONDON — Chris Ward, a resident of Oxford and native Brit, first learned of the London Series last year when the news arrived on his Major League Baseball app. So we are not talking about a baseball novice. To the contrary, Ward has attended games at the old and new Yankee Stadium, Oracle Park in......
22:17, 2019-07-01

Owen Jones attacked outside London pub Guardian columnist claims attack was ‘premeditated assault’The Guardian columnist and activist Owen Jones has been physically assaulted in London while celebrating his 35th birthday with friends.In an attack he called “a blatant premeditated assault”, Jones said he was kicked, punched and thrown to ...
15:34, 2019-08-18

On This Day: Muhammad Ali blitzes Brian London Muhammad Ali battered Brian London in August 6, 1966 mismatch, writes Thomas Georgiou The post On This Day: Muhammad Ali blitzes Brian London appeared first on Boxing News....
12:34, 2019-08-06

Yankees and Red Sox in run-fest but London may need more convincing Amid a mix of hot dogs and Pimm’s New York’s and Boston’s finest put on an eye-catching game in Major League Baseball’s first competitive fixture in EuropeThe two-foot long, £24 “Boomstick” hot dog. The mascot race won by a giant-headed Freddie Mercury. The hearty rendition of Take Me Out to the Bal...
03:51, 2019-06-30

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
15:51, 2019-06-08

Your chance to take a look inside London's homes Ever peered into a front room on your walk home from the Tube, or strolled past an old Victorian terrace and wondered who lives behind its doors? Look through the keyhole into our city's homes — and meet the people who live in them...
18:00, 2019-08-29

Trump meets with Farage during London trip ​Nigel Farage huddled with President Trump at Winfield House, the Brexit Party leader confirmed in a tweet Tuesday. “Good meeting with President Trump – he really believes in Brexit and is loving his trip to London​,” Farage said in a posting. ​Trump and first lady Melania Trump have bee...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Trump supporters get barricaded in London pub by cops A group of Trump supporters were forced to take shelter in a London bar Tuesday as a crush of protesters swept through the city. The Metropolitan police corralled the crew of some 20 people, pulling them into the Lord Moon of the Mall pub on Whitehall Street as the heated mob shouted, “Nazi sc...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Lesbians attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for men Four men have been arrested after two lesbians were beaten up in what London police have called a disgusting homophobic assault. One of the victims described how the men taunted and punched the couple before fleeing....
00:00, 2019-06-08

London's Gatwick Airport says working normally after an incident A luggage reclaim zone at London's Gatwick Airport was temporarily evacuated overnight after an incident but was now working normally, a spokesman for the airport said on Monday....
10:51, 2019-06-03

South of the river: London before gentrification – in pictures From denture repair shops to raunchy laundrettes, Niall McDiarmid’s portraits of the overlooked parts of deepest south London are a wonderful throwback to a time before the developers descended• McDiarmid’s book Southwestern is published by Setanta Continue reading......
19:17, 2019-07-31

Backstage at Sundance Film Festival London Katie, Stevie and Bethany hang out at Sundance Film Festival London to get the lowdown on upcoming releases and hear from Emma Thompson about her movie Late Show....
17:51, 2019-05-31

'I wonder if I've saved a woman from suicide': my job on the London Underground People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tubeI work as a customer service assistant on a major central London Underground station. We are the people who staff the gatelines, ticket halls, and platforms. Continue reading.....
16:17, 2019-08-05

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Lesbians beaten on London bus are angry — but not afraid The two lesbians attacked on a London bus a week ago are still visibly bruised — and very angry. “What is still making me angry is that this is not a novel situation,” the injured woman who is only using her first name, Chris, tells The BBC during the women’s first public int...
09:51, 2019-06-09

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept pictures are anything to go by, it would be a breathtaking......
22:00, 2019-06-07

What we learned from the Trump family’s London vacation There must have been reasons for Eric, Donnie Jr, Tiffany and the rest to have accompanied the president on his state visit. Does the answer lie in their social media postings?How did the Trump family’s UK state visit look from social media?Charlie, via email Continue reading......
10:34, 2019-06-06

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specific numbers) without requiring a technician vi......
04:17, 2019-08-19

My concrete jungle home in London | Eva Wiseman A rundown old school has become a grand home to plants, birds, two dogs – and one artistWhen photographer Steph Wilson first stepped into the south London school that was to become her home, it was a sometime squat, dark and rundown, the walls black with mould. She shudders at the memory. Three year...
00:17, 2019-08-25

Missing NYC teen may have been lured to London by man she met online A teenage girl from Queens ran off from her house last weekend and flew to London, police said. The girl, 16-year-old Victoria Grabowski, was last seen at about 10 a.m. at her home in Maspeth on Saturday, cops said. Police believe she stole a credit card and used it to buy a flight to London......
11:00, 2019-08-28

‘Equality has to be more than words’: London City Lionesses go it alone The newly formed club decided to split away from Millwall at the end of last season in a bid to stand on their own feet“We want to show people that the time is now right that a women’s football club can be a women’s football club and it doesn’t have to be – and I use this term whether it’s political...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Pride in London 2019: 'I want everyone to march together' – live Rolling coverage of LGBT celebrations in the British capital, with up to 1.5m people predicted to turn out in what could be the biggest event to datePride in London organisers fend off pinkwashing claims‘The most pleasant chaos’: what Pride means to me 1.51pm BST In support of the Terrence Higgins T...
15:17, 2019-07-06

How Mitel helped bring baseball to London What services did Mitel bring to the London Stadium this summer?As Major League Baseball’s official business communications and technology partner, Mitel powered on- and off-field communications during this historic series of games.The London Stadium was equipped with the same technology impl...
21:00, 2019-07-02

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's Jump will give it a go. As part of a pilot program, Ub......
19:34, 2019-05-24

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the Game 2 crowd acted considerably more subdued than Saturday’s historic opener. Perhaps that speaks to ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Yankees sweep Red Sox in London with another offensive barrage LONDON — If MLB and England invite the Yankees back for a second look they undoubtedly will listen to the pitch. Aaron Boone, Brian Cashman and players never missed a chance to gush about what an overwhelming experience playing two games at London Stadium against the blood rival Red Sox was on...
23:17, 2019-06-30

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
12:51, 2019-05-25

MLB going to great lengths for Yankees-Red Sox series in London NEW YORK — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21.....
02:51, 2019-05-22

New Fundraising Channel for China Inc. Opens in London Share-backed instruments from one of China’s biggest brokerages began trading in Britain, under a just-launched program linking markets in Shanghai and London, but modest pricing for the over-$1.5 billion deal suggested lukewarm interest from investors....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Two teenagers die minutes apart during violent night in London The Mayor of London said he was "sickened" after a bloody night in the city saw four people stabbed and a teenager shot dead, in a spate of separate incidents that further highlight the surge in violent crime in Britain's capital....
18:00, 2019-06-16

Can you pack Taylor Swift’s London tour into a day? The singer claims it would take three years to complete the itinerary in her new song London Boy. We try it in under 24 hours“I saw the dimples first and then I heard the accent,” trills Taylor Swift on London Boy, taken from her new album, Lover. “So I guess all the rumours are true / You know I lo...
21:17, 2019-09-17

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
16:34, 2019-05-27

James Bond movie now filming in London Bond 25 has been shooting in Jamaica and at Pinewood and is now on location in the capitalThe London phase of filming for the new James Bond movie has begun.The film, not yet titled, has been shooting in Jamaica and at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire. The official 007 Twitter account said on Sun...
14:17, 2019-06-30

MLB roundup: Yankees survive Red Sox in London slugfest DJ LeMahieu tied career highs with four hits and five RBIs, and Luke Voit added four hits as the New York Yankees outslugged the Boston Red Sox 17-13 on Saturday in London....
13:00, 2019-06-30

A London startup guide for international founders With new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemingly dead set on steamrolling through Brexit despite the high risk of a no-deal situation, it would be easy to assume that most foreign entrepreneurs would be giving London and the rest of the UK a wide berth until there is more clarity as to what t...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Our Favorite Cosplay From MCM London Comic Con 2019 Twice a year, London plays host to one of the biggest nerd shows in all of Europe, as well over 100,000 fans cram into the ExCel convention centre in the British capital for panels, merch, parties and of course cosplay....
10:00, 2019-06-18

The changing habits of London's shoppers Ethical shopping is on all of our lips, but fast fashion is still booming. Kate Wills reports on how our complicated relationship with buying clothes is just the tip of the iceberg...
01:17, 2019-09-13

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-05

| WATCH: London daredevil scales The Shard A daredevil free climber in London has scaled The Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man was spoken to by police after the stunt, but was not arrested. (Credit: @DaveKWilliams)...
19:51, 2019-07-08

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it forms too critical a part of the country’s financial infrastructure,....
04:34, 2019-09-12

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires builders to raze hundreds of homes....
23:34, 2019-06-18

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Visiting London? Insiders share tips London has so many incredible choices for travelers that it can get overwhelming. Insiders share their top tips for your visit -- from hotels and restaurants to nightlife and shopping....
07:51, 2019-09-13

Smoked salmon the old-fashioned way for family biz in London Lance Forman’s family has been producing traditional smoked salmon in London for four generations. And he says the smoking process hasn’t changed much since those early days. (Sept. 11)        ...
21:51, 2019-09-11

London Brown says Reggie on ‘Ballers’ has more of a story to tell Global News sat down with London Brown in Toronto to talk about the final season of 'Ballers,' the short film he stars in, titled 'Asia A,' and more....
19:51, 2019-09-13

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
10:34, 2019-07-04

MLB reports record merchandise sales in London Not only were the runs coming in bunches this past weekend at London in a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, so were the merchandise sales....
07:17, 2019-07-04

London’s Fight to Remain a Financial Hub After Brexit London’s emergence three decades ago as Europe’s undisputed financial capital was sudden and transformational. There are fears that the U.K.’s pending divorce from the European Union, Brexit, will cause a precipitous decline. The City of London financial district handles trillions of dollars, euros ...
03:17, 2019-07-04

Man seen climbing London's Shard skyscraper without harness Anyone can take the lift to the top of the Shard tower to get great views over London, but one man decided to add some extra excitement to his visit....
17:34, 2019-07-08

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
11:01, 2019-07-11

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
14:34, 2019-05-28

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
22:34, 2019-07-20

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Red Sox and Yankees vow to ‘get your motor running’ as MLB hits London The fierce rivals from Boston and New York will contest the first Major League Baseball games to be held in Europe, at West Ham United’s ground this weekendThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have promised baseball that will “get your motor running hot”, as the sport finally arrives in Europe wi...
23:34, 2019-06-28

UK pro-EU campaigners hold 'No to Boris' march in London Anti-Brexit campaigners have marched through central London in a show of opposition to Britain's exit from the EU. Among the attractions was a giant balloon effigy of Britain's likely next prime minister, Boris Johnson....
23:00, 2019-07-20

World's first vagina museum to open in London The Vagina Museum will educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging prevailing stigma surrounding them, development and marketing manager Zoe Williams told CNN....
12:34, 2019-09-21

Yankees doing their part to grow the game while in London LONDON — Julian Bysouth traveled often on vacation from England to the United States, which is how he happened to be in a bar in St. Mark’s Place on Oct. 21, 2000, and found himself transfixed by what everyone was fervently watching that evening. That would be Game 1 of the 2000 World Series, Mets-Y...
03:17, 2019-06-28

Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus stationPolice are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a tube train carriage in central London.A number of people were treated at the scene by paramedics at Oxford Circus station for coughing and lack of brea...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Here comes the Yankees and Red Sox, but for now, London doesn’t seem to notice London is hosting Major League Baseball's first game in Europe this weekend between the Yankees and Red Sox. Have the locals noticed?       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

World’s first ‘Vagina Museum’ set to open in London London already has the British Museum, but it’s about to get another hallowed cultural institution — The Vagina Museum. The new exhibit hall, which is the first in the world dedicated to women’s genitalia, is set to open in a temporary space in the UK capital on Nov. 16 with an exhibitio...
21:51, 2019-09-20

London Yankee fans don’t know who Aaron Judge is LONDON — How many people in New York — in North America, even — would wear a Yankees cap, then cross paths with Aaron Judge and not identify him as the team’s iconic behemoth? Here across the pond, Judge found it to be a surprisingly high percentage. “I was actually walking near the London Eye......
23:00, 2019-06-28

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 May, bosses claim the ZS EV has already had more tha...
15:51, 2019-05-21

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Hermès Birkin bag sells for £162,500 in London auction Birkin 35 sells for over double its estimate at Christie’s sale which fetched £3.4mA Hermès Birkin bag sold for £162,500 at Christie’s, in London, on Tuesday, shattering its predicted sales price of £70-90,000.The 2015 Himalaya niloticus crocodile Birkin 35 was not the only bag to exceed expectation...
02:17, 2019-06-13

Yankees, Red Sox ready to take rivalry to new ground in London The next chapter in one of the most heated rivalries in professional sport will be written next week in London when the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play the first two Major League Baseball games in Europe....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public water fountains earmarked for the capital have been announced.The first of the new fountains – which people are encouraged to use to refill their own bo...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Yankees top Red Sox in London power show no one saw coming LONDON — Many voices expected the first major league game played in Europe would be a slugfest due to cozy dimensions, a fast playing surface and muscular lineups. Nobody could have predicted, or wanted, Arena Baseball to break out at London Stadium on Saturday, where the Yankees and Red Sox savagel...
00:17, 2019-06-30

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while th...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Tutankhamen head set for London auction despite Egyptian protests A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamen was due to be auctioned in London with an estimate of more than $5 million on Thursday, in the face of Egyptian demands for its return....
05:00, 2019-07-05

America's biggest sporting rivalry heads to London It's the first time regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) games will be played in Europe, with the London 2012 Olympic Stadium the chosen venue....
11:17, 2019-06-28

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
12:51, 2019-06-16

China's envoy to London laments 'Cold War mentality' China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-07-07

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story hotel.......
03:51, 2019-06-07

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it’s a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion. The designer was presented with the insignia, bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II, in a private ceremony We...
02:34, 2019-06-20

London firefighters combat apartment building blaze Several floors of an apartment building in east London were on fire and at least 100 firefighters were deployed to the scene, officials have said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known....
21:01, 2019-06-09

Revealed: creeping privatisation of London parks in summer Exclusive figures show extent to which London councils are using parks for ticketed music festivals such as Wireless and other paid events to plug budget gapsAs chugging guitars reverberated over Finsbury Park last Sunday afternoon, crowds streamed through the Manor House gate past a banner commemor...
16:51, 2019-07-05

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgames. (Letters, 4 July). As someone who attended his first Major League game at Ebbets Field in 1952 (...
04:51, 2019-07-06

3D scanners at London Heathrow mean liquids can stay in your case Passengers at London's Heathrow Airport will soon pass through security without removing liquids and laptops from hand luggage, under plans to introduce high-tech 3D scanners to help ease delays spent waiting in line....
14:17, 2019-06-06

More than 12 miles of London’s roads to be closed for Car Free Day 2019 News 20 Jun, 2019 Mayor of London’s plan will see major roads including Tower Bridge, London Bridge and much of the City of London closed on 22 September...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
19:00, 2019-08-07

London hit by power outage following national grid failure A failure in Britain's National Grid network has led to a power cut across large areas of London and South East England, UK Power Networks said Friday....
23:51, 2019-08-09

Will Yankees' home run streak continue in London? USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale discusses the Yankees and Red Sox playing the first-ever MLB game in Europe.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Trump family tours the Churchill War Rooms in London President Trump’s state visit to the UK included a tour with his family of the Churchill War Rooms in London on Tuesday. The Trumps weaved through the labyrinthine bunker where Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his war cabinet plotted the Allied route to victory during World War II. Eric Tr...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Yankees captivate Brits and Americans alike in London LONDON — Stewart Fellner, a Yankees season-ticket holder who traveled from his Long Island home to be part of baseball history, was royally amazed Saturday at London Stadium. No, it wasn’t the Yankees’ and Red Sox’s 58-minute, 12-run first-inning that left an indelible impression, but rather the com...
05:00, 2019-06-30

Eight-month pregnant woman dies after London stabbing A woman who was around eight months pregnant was stabbed to death in London on Saturday, and her baby was in a critical condition, British police said....
00:34, 2019-06-30

Four murdered in London including heavily pregnant woman London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police were working around the clock after four people were murdered in a bloody 28-hour period for Britain's capital, including a heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to death....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Meet Little Simz: the London rapper taking over 2019 Backed by heavyweights from Kendrick Lamar to Drake and Stormzy, and now with a Mercury nomination to her name, 2019 has been a breakout year for Little Simz. But, as the rapper tells Hannah Flint, she is only just getting started...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Tradition: Comeback lifts Yanks to London sweep of Red Sox LONDON (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning, and the New York Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Sunday for a two-game sweep of the groundbreaking, high-scoring trip across the pond. DJ LeMahieu doubled off Marcus Walden (6-...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Body of plane stowaway found in London garden A stowaway reportedly fell out of a Kenya Airways plane, landing in a residential garden in South London. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
14:34, 2019-07-02

Historic and wild Yankees-Red Sox first inning gives London a show Call it a piece of Hick-story. Aaron Hicks hit the first major league home run in Europe with a 386-foot shot to right field for the Yankees in London on Saturday afternoon. The blast was part of a six-run top of the first inning for the Yankees that ended Red Sox starter Rick Porcello’s day......
00:00, 2019-06-30

Baseball proves a big hit in London as MLB seeks new foothold in Europe New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was emphatic about the impact of his team's weekend two-game London Series against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-07-01

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700....
07:17, 2019-07-03

London’s Fight to Remain a Financial Hub After Brexit: QuickTake London’s emergence three decades ago as Europe’s undisputed financial capital was sudden and transformational. There are fears that the U.K.’s pending divorce from the European Union, Brexit, will cause a precipitous decline. The City of London financial district handles trillions of dollars, euros ...
08:34, 2019-07-03

Norwegian plane damaged on pushback from London’s Gatwick A Norwegian airlines jet sustained damage while pushing back for the flight from London’s Gatwick Airport to New York’s JFK, prompting the aircraft to be taken out of service...
14:34, 2019-08-12

London drivers issued with 1.4m traffic penalties in one year News 3 Jul, 2019 Authorities in London issued 1,439,942 moving traffic penalties in 2017-18 – a 30 per cent increase on the previous financial year...
01:00, 2019-07-04

The other royal family? Trump adult kids take London It wasn’t just President Donald Trump and wife Melania soaking up the royal treatment during their state visit to the United Kingdom, the president’s adult children inserted themselves into the pomp at every turn...
00:34, 2019-06-05

Borden: An unprecedented convergence of national pastimes in London With MLB's London Series and the Cricket World Cup converging this weekend in London, Sam Borden took in two sports that have much more in common than you might think....
08:17, 2019-06-30

London Stock Exchange hit by worst outage since 2011 Software glitch prevented investors trading for more than an hour and a halfThe London stock market has experienced its worst outage in eight years after a systems failure prevented trading in the shares of Britain’s biggest companies.A software glitch struck the London Stock Exchange early on Frida...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Lionel Messi has kickabout with London boy, 11, on beach in Antigua A youngster pictured enjoying a kickabout on a Caribbean beach with Lionel Messi and his children has been identified as an 11-year-old from north London....
18:34, 2019-07-22

Drunken, sex-starved soldiers? The secrets of London's bridges It's early morning in the city of London, and the sun's illuminating Tower Bridge's turrets. Even just by reflection, the silhouette of this famous bridge is immediately recognizable....
05:34, 2019-08-01

London's Tube will finally offer 4G coverage from next year It's finally happening: 4G is coming to the London Underground. After years of promises, Londoners will at last be able to check their email while traveling on the Tube....
12:34, 2019-07-19

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Fujifilm to open new content experience center in London From its retina-punishing Instax cameras and handsome X-series models through to its high-end GFX medium-format monsters, Fujifilm certainly has a product portfolio wide enough to entice photographers from all corners.And now the company will be bringing them all together in a new home, with the lau...
00:51, 2019-07-18

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Inside Beata Heuman's London home Having taken an age to find, Beata Heuman wanted her and her husband's first family home to be their own little magical world. And in this aim she has succeeded, writes Aimee Farrell...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in LuxorEgyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that the bust might have been stolen from the Karnak temp...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Homophobic attacks must stop, say women assaulted on London bus Exclusive: We felt an obligation to share our story, Melania Geymonat and Chris tell the Guardian“We are pretty tired of talking about getting punched in the face,” says Chris, a 29-year-old American woman whose second name you don’t know but whose face – distressed and covered in blood – is likely ...
17:00, 2019-06-15

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
18:51, 2019-06-10

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, shopping centres and hospitals and say they pose a potential risk to public health....
17:51, 2019-08-01

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
09:34, 2019-07-16

Hackers take over the London Metropolitan Police's Twitter account Late on Friday night, the Twitter account of London's Metropolitan Police Service began tweeting unusual announcements. "XEON IS THE BEST FIGHTER IN SCOTLAND," it proclaimed, alongside the challenge: "what you gonna do call the police?"...
07:00, 2019-07-20

The London Police Twitter feed was hacked. Then Trump got in the act. LONDON -- The London Metropolitan Police’s twitter account started acting very strange. The London police force’s official twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on......
22:34, 2019-07-20

Eternal summer: highlights from London fashion week men's From Martine Rose and her EU flags to Iceberg incorporating Loony Tunes, the designers and collections that piqued our interest at the spring/summer 2020 London menswear shows are all here Continue reading......
02:17, 2019-06-13

Formula 1 needs Silverstone over 'fancy' London race - Vettel Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel doubts the need for city-centre races like a London grand prix and is happier staying at Silverstone than Formula 1 trying "something fancy"...
18:51, 2019-07-21

London Police's Twitter Account Was Hacked. Then Trump Got In The Act The London police force's official Twitter feed, which has 1.2 million followers, normally pushes out updates on arrests or appeals for information. In the event of a terrorist attack, the police use......
11:51, 2019-07-21

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-07-17

'Hideous' and 'naff': are London's new water fountains too ugly? The design of London’s new drinking fountains has been criticised on social media – so which cities have managed to get it right?Last week, the locations of 50 new public drinking water fountains in London were announced. The scheme, a joint venture between Thames Water and the mayor of London which...
15:00, 2019-07-24

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering centre Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts and harmful behaviour, it said on Wednesday....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Facebook to create 500 jobs in new London engineering center Facebook will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019, including 100 roles in artificial intelligence, with many working on systems to detect and remove malicious content, fake accounts and harmful behavior, it said on Wednesday....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 meters on Saturday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds....
02:00, 2019-07-21

London Chamber of Commerce says CEO Frost moving to UK government The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said Chief Executive David Frost has stood down to take up a new position in Boris Johnson's government, adding that it had no doubt he would be a key asset in the next stage of Brexit negotiations....
18:34, 2019-07-24

US lawsuit filed over 2017 deadly London fire A lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania says faulty building materials helped spread a devastating fire at London's Grenfell Tower in 2017. More than 200 relatives of victims and survivors have joined the suit. (June 11)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
00:51, 2019-06-12

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) movement in Pakistan. The M...
20:17, 2019-06-11

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks....
20:17, 2019-07-14

‘London Kills’ star Hugo Speer: I was a bad kid — now I play a cop “London Kills” won’t miss a beat when the five-episode second season of the bingey British crime drama premieres Monday on Acorn TV. “One of the best things about it was the way we shot it,” says Hugo Speer, who stars as London-based Detective Inspector David Bradford, whose wife has been miss...
10:17, 2019-07-13

London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan' London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world....
22:51, 2019-06-18

Perfectly polished: a former varnish factory in east London A colourful artistic couple have converted an industrial space in Shoreditch into a vibrant homeIt has become less ravey since we moved in,” says Di Atkinson of Shoreditch back in the mid-90s, when the former factories and warehouses were just that. “Buildings were taken over for two-day raves and u...
17:34, 2019-08-03

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
04:00, 2019-07-09

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
09:17, 2019-07-11

Teenagers held over homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
20:34, 2019-06-07

London Bus Attack on Gay Women Leads Police to Arrest 4 The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Cubs-Cards to play in London on June 13-14, 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has announced the two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals at West Ham’s Olympic Stadium on June 13-14, 2020. The New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are scheduled to meet in Major League Baseball’s first games i...
19:34, 2019-06-07

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said....
10:34, 2019-08-05

6-Year-Old Boy Thrown From London's Tate Modern Is 'Stable' A six-year-old boy thrown from a tenth-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern gallery is no longer in a life-threatening condition, the police said today....
14:17, 2019-08-05

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:17, 2019-06-19

China's envoy to London laments "Cold War mentality" China is not interested in a diplomatic war with Britain but rejects the "Cold War mentality" it has seen from some British politicians over Hong Kong, China's ambassador to London said on Sunday....
14:17, 2019-07-07

Drop it like it’s hot: style inspiration from London’s new home of cool At Coal Drops Yard, creativity is all around you, from the architectural juxtaposition of old and new to the contents of the stores and the people who work in them. We spoke to staff and owners about their personal approaches to fashion, and what it’s like to work in London’s hottest new shopping an...
14:51, 2019-06-07

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if you happen to live in the United Kingdom, today is your lucky day! Compass Pools, a UK-based pool maker, is currently hashing out what it calls the &ldq...
18:00, 2019-06-08

Get Abramovich to London, keep Willian: Lampard’s key Chelsea tasks Coaxing more from experienced fringe players is also vital for the manager, whose first game is at Bohemian on WednesdayLampard oversaw Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori thriving in the Championship at Derby. Now he must hope that pair, alongside players such as Tammy Abraham, Reece James, Jake Clarke-S...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:34, 2019-06-17

One million pound buy-in poker tournament starts in London A poker tournament featuring a 1 million pound ($1.2 million) buy-in - a record according to organizers - started in London on Thursday, with 54 players from around the world competing for the 19 million pound first prize....
20:51, 2019-08-01

Man taken into custody in connection with London double homicide: police Detectives investigating the double homicide of a pregnant woman and her baby arrested a 25-year old male on suspicion of murder, Britain's Metropolitan police said on Thursday....
06:17, 2019-07-12

FIFA gamers converge on London chasing $250,000 jackpot Thirty two of the world's best esports players are flexing their fingers and thumbs in readiness for the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final at London's O2 Arena this weekend....
20:51, 2019-08-01

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Tony Chambers on one of London's best kept historical secrets Tony Chambers on how one of the capital's rambling secrets is making its treasures more accessible, a fourth home for Second Home and the finer art of jugs...
09:34, 2019-07-11

London's answer to New York's High Line? You must be joking A tree-scattered, elevated walkway through air vents, The Tide is a textbook piece of artwash and greenwash – more pointless whimsy amid the tortured cityscape of Greenwich PeninsulaAlmost 20 years since the unveiling of the Millennium Dome, which promised to transform the post-industrial wastes of ...
01:34, 2019-07-11

London's Heathrow airport publishes third runway masterplan London Heathrow, the busiest airport in Europe, published its masterplan plan for expansion on Tuesday, including building a controversial third runway and new terminal facilities, at the start of a 12-week statutory consultation....
14:17, 2019-06-18

New Silverstone F1 deal will protect circuit against London race The new contract that will keep Silverstone on the Formula 1 calendar until 2024 has built-in arrangements to protect the circuit against a grand prix in London...
20:34, 2019-07-10

London's Jubilee underground line reopens after incident London's Jubilee underground train line reopened on Friday after an investigation of a reported incident raised no security issues, London's transport authority said....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was forced to go to court to overturn an outright ban....
15:34, 2019-08-03

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and a community education centre where children can le...
18:34, 2019-07-10

London hospital to share in £850m Boris handout A London hospital will almost double its space for critically ill patients as a result of a £1.8 billion nationwide investment announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
22:34, 2019-08-05

Trump Meets Farage and May in London: Live Updates On the second day of his three-day state visit to Britain, the president spoke with Prime Minister Theresa May while protesters mobilized in London....
20:17, 2019-06-04

Uber contradicts own research with London congestion ad claim Poster displayed near two TfL offices said car-pooling service helped reduce trafficAn Uber advertising campaign in London has claimed that its car-pooling service reduces traffic, contradicting the findings of the US ride-hailing app company’s own research.A large billboard poster displayed in Lond...
09:34, 2019-08-27

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play at London next season in a two-game series at West Ham’s Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14. St. Louis will be the home team for both games, according to a draft of the 2020 preliminary schedule obtained by The Associated ...
13:51, 2019-05-30

London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones London's Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport....
08:17, 2019-09-13

London Underground will track everyone's Tube trip via WiFi Transport for London, the UK capital's transit authority, will start collecting data on how people move around the Underground system by tracking phones and other connected devices using its extensive WiFi network. The agency's systems will depersona......
23:17, 2019-05-22

'McMafia' laws used to freeze three London properties worth £80m Investigators are using so-called "McMafia" laws to force the owner of three London properties worth £80m to explain the source of their wealth....
05:51, 2019-05-29

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
08:17, 2019-05-29

Meet the locals: the biggest London models of the moment This season's biggest international catwalk names all call the capital home. Meet fashion's fresh faces AWENG CHUOL, JESS MAYBURY, JESS COLE and LUCAN GILLESPIE, photographed in and around their London neighbourhoods...
01:17, 2019-09-13

Trump says London mayor is 'incompetent' after hurricane remark US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane Dorian. Related: Lessons of the second world war ar...
19:51, 2019-09-03

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
10:51, 2019-08-23

New York girl, 16, missing in London after texting an older man Police in the UK and the US are searching for a teenager who is missing after flying to London from New York, having been in touch with an older man....
05:00, 2019-08-28

Heat from London Underground to be used to warm homes in likely world first Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines - but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the winter months....
05:34, 2019-08-28

Sheep reintroduced to London's Hampstead Heath after 60 years Sheep have been reintroduced to London’s Hampstead Heath for the first time since the 1950s to test an environmentally friendly way of maintaining the area. ...
18:34, 2019-08-28

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
13:00, 2019-06-01

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
10:34, 2019-06-04

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
18:34, 2019-06-02

RPT-London's Heathrow airport says no disruption from activists' drones London's Heathrow Airport said there had been no disruption to operations by climate activists who planned to fly drones near the airport to ground flights on Friday, with British police saying they had arrested two men at the airport....
08:17, 2019-09-13

Inside London's biggest magazine archive Impactful, stackable and downright desirable: there's a reason magazines are never out of fashion. Clara Strunck immerses herself in London's print archive mecca...
01:17, 2019-09-13

From the archive: An American’s love letter to London from 1965 How did visitors from across the pond view our capital back in the 60s? According to this feature published in 1965 in the Observer, it was best to see it on foot…The Observer Magazine issue of 18 April 1965 was a guide to London, introduced with a feature by Paul Mandel, an American. The thrust of ...
08:00, 2019-05-26

Brexit sees London fall behind New York as top financial hub New York has ousted London as the world's main financial centre after Brexit "cast a shadow of uncertainty" over the UK capital, according to a survey of financial executives....
11:34, 2019-05-28

Hundreds of cyclists stage 'die-in' protest in central London Mock funeral procession highlights impact of cars and demands funding for cyclist safetyHundreds of cyclists took part in a staged funeral procession in central London before performing a “die-in” near Whitehall to call for greater investment in walking and cycling.The protest, organised by campaign...
18:00, 2019-09-07

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
13:34, 2019-05-28

Police hunt cyclist who headbutted pedestrian in London City of London police ask public to help identify cyclist who left man with face woundPolice are hunting a cyclist who headbutted a man to the ground after a near-miss on a pedestrian crossing.The cyclist ran a red light in Farringdon Street in the City of London at around 1.45pm on 22 August, narro...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Underground line to heat up London homes during winter Scheme to pipe ‘waste heat’ from tube into hundreds of Islington homes and businessesThe sweltering temperatures on the tube’s Northern line will soon begin keeping homes in Islington, north London, cosy through the colder months, under a scheme to harness the heat from the underground.By the end of...
14:34, 2019-08-27

The Unlikely Chinese Cities Where House Prices Rival London Some of the world's priciest housing markets aren't where you might think. A four-year property boom in China has elevated a collection of little-known cities and turned them into real estate gold....
06:00, 2019-09-09

'Trump Baby' blimp to fly in London for U.S. president's visit The "Trump Baby" inflatable balloon that was the focus of protests when the U.S. president visited London last year will fly again this week when he returns for state visit including a lavish banquet hosted by the queen, activists said....
21:34, 2019-06-02

U.S. defense secretary visits London on Friday: ambassador U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit London on Friday for meetings with top British officials, the country's ambassador in London said on Wednesday....
04:34, 2019-09-05

'Genderless' penguin to be raised by same-sex couple at London aquarium A baby penguin being raised by a same-sex penguin couple at an aquarium in the U.K. will be brought up without a gender — the first in aquarium history....
03:34, 2019-09-12

CBOE Holdings to Open London Office in July CHICAGO, June 7, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to open its first international business development office in London in July....
02:51, 2019-05-22

The ocean's equivalent of SpaceX has arrived in London This week, London welcomed the world's only reusable Deep Sea Vehicle (DSV) Limiting Factor, capable of return journeys to the deepest parts of the ocean....
12:00, 2019-09-12

Baby penguin to be raised ‘genderless’ by London aquarium The young gentoo penguin, which has not yet been named, "will be the first of its kind in the history of the famous London aquarium not to be characterized as male or female," according to Sea Life London....
18:51, 2019-09-12

LEVC boss: “We will only survive if we move away from London niche” LEVC has 2000 TX taxis in operation in London Company CEO says it will not launch a low-cost version of the TX, and there are no plans to move production out of Britain Taxi maker London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) says it is not planning to launch a true low-cost variant of its electrified T...
18:17, 2019-07-31

World's longest cruise sets sail from London Viking Cruises has just launched its "Ultimate World Cruise" -- a 245-day luxury journey aimed at setting the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous passenger cruise....
19:51, 2019-09-02

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were well down on the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year....
16:51, 2019-06-04

London Zoo launches its trickiest annual task - the weigh-in Bullfrogs, pythons and penguins were among creatures being coaxed onto the scales at London Zoo this week for the annual check on their weight and size....
21:51, 2019-08-22

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London’s St. James’s Park PRAGUE (AP) — Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London’s St. James’s Park home since the 17th century. Keepers were carefully carrying the birds one by one Thursday morning to transport cages on of a van will take t...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Stunning photos show best street art in London through the years From bold political statements to touching tributes, stunning photos taken in London within the last decade show that street art is thriving across the capital....
17:51, 2019-09-02

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London APNewsBreak: The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,932 s......
14:00, 2019-05-30

Prague Zoo sends 3 pelicans to London's St. James's Park Three great white pelicans are on their way from Prague Zoo to Britain to join a famed flock that has made London's St. James's Park home since the 17th century....
14:17, 2019-05-30

New 2019 MG ZS EV makes London Motor Show debut News 17 May, 2019 The new MG ZS EV will arrive with a 170-mile range in September, and will cost less than the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Cliamte change activists hope to disrupt flights at the second busiest airport in the world. A mysterious drone pilot caused chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport late last year....
14:34, 2019-08-29

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Aug, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge has come into force. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected...
22:00, 2019-08-30

Porcupines to Penguins hit the scales for the London Zoo annual weigh-in The London Zoo weighs their animals during their annual weigh-in as keepers assess the animals’ general health and wellbeing.        ...
00:17, 2019-08-23

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
23:51, 2019-05-21

So hot it hurts: London fashion week in the age of climate activism The trends at Britain’s biggest fashion event? Pre-loved clothes, designer rentals, retro looks you can source in your attic and the end of single-use coathangersAs irony would have it, the Sunday of London fashion week was a freakishly warm day for mid-September. Victoria Beckham’s show was being h...
22:17, 2019-09-17

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
21:34, 2019-06-10

London’s public spaces are rife with multidrug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic resistance genes have been found in high proportions of Staphylococcus bacteria isolated from commonly touched surfaces in shopping centres, train stations and hospitals in London...
15:51, 2019-08-01

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
20:51, 2019-05-28

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
03:51, 2019-06-11

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to......
19:00, 2019-06-14

Israeli PM in London to urge Johnson to end nuclear talks with Iran British PM cleared his diary amid the Brexit chaos to meet Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu met Boris Johnson in London on Thursday as part of a drive to discourage world powers from opening a dialogue with Iran.The Israeli prime minister was in Downing Street with his preoccupied British count...
19:34, 2019-09-05

With no rematch clause Vasyl Lomachenko can’t afford to slip up in London The officials for Vasyl Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell have been set. John Dennen gets the reaction from both camps The post With no rematch clause Vasyl Lomachenko can’t afford to slip up in London appeared first on Boxing News....
08:17, 2019-08-31

New images show the world-first Sky Pool heading to London next year Sky Pool, the incredible aquarium-style swimming pool set to float between the rooftops of two luxury skyscrapers near Battersea is now in its final stages of construction and testing, new images show....
08:00, 2019-09-05

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
05:34, 2019-06-16

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the population decline....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Over 100 London investment firms get EU licences for Brexit hubs -regulator More than one hundred asset managers, trading platforms and investment firms in London have so far obtained licences to run new hubs in the European Union after Brexit, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
19:34, 2019-09-05

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
03:34, 2019-06-16

2-Year-Old Pak Twins, Joined At Head, Separated In London Hospital Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors said on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-16

| Sponsor cuts ties with London Irish over Jackson signing Drinks giant Diageo has terminated a sponsorship deal with London Irish after the signing of Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted in a rape trial last year....
18:00, 2019-06-14

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Iran-linked terrorists caught stockpiling explosives in London Just months after signing on to the Iran nuclear deal, authorities in London reportedly discovered that an Iran-linked group was stockpiling tons of the same explosive used in the Oklahoma City bombing....
23:17, 2019-06-10

Alleged London Bus Attack Victim Speaks Out in Op-Ed: ‘Do You Get Outraged About All Homophobia?’ A woman whose photo went viral after she was allegedly beaten in a homophobic attack in London this month has spoken up in a Guardian op-ed about the experience of her face being used as what she calls “cheap clickbait.” The woman, whose name is published as “Chris,” was phot...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
15:00, 2019-07-16

Brexit helps New York take top finance spot from London: survey Fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, a survey of financial executives by Duff & Phelps showed on Tuesday....
07:17, 2019-05-28

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
14:34, 2019-07-17

Starbucks is testing a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport Starbucks is launching a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport to offer customers free reusable cups they can drop off throughout the terminal before boarding their flights...
21:01, 2019-06-10

'He's a national disgrace': Trump attacks Khan after three killed in London Donald Trump has branded London mayor Sadiq Khan a "disaster" and a "national disgrace" following two fatal stabbings and a shooting in London in the space of 24 hours....
08:17, 2019-06-16

'Stop the coup' protesters shut down central London sites Protesters shut down well-known sites in central London as thousands of people in cities across the UK took part in rallies against Boris Johnson's plans to suspend parliament....
19:51, 2019-08-31

Erik Larson’s next book centers on Nazi blitz of London Erik Larson’s next book tells a story he knows has been heard before: “The Splendid and the Vile,” which comes out next March, is set during the Nazi bombing of London in 1940-41...
01:34, 2019-09-05

Algeria fans celebrate football victory in the streets of London Hundreds gather in Trafalgar Square and around the city after team win Africa Cup of Nations Hundreds of Algeria fans took to the streets of London to celebrate the national football team’s first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years.Footage posted on social media showed huge crowds gathering in T...
18:34, 2019-07-20

CNN preparing to make cuts at London-based news operation Surprise announcement likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing their jobsCNN is preparing to make substantial cuts to its London-based television news operation in a move that is likely to result in at least a dozen employees losing their jobs.The announcement was made by Jeff Zucker, t...
16:51, 2019-05-29

John Cleese criticised for saying London no longer an English city Sadiq Khan and comedian Dom Joly among those condemning ‘racist’ and ‘hypocritical’ claimsThe Fawlty Towers actor John Cleese has been criticised for repeating his 2011 claim that London was no longer an English city.Cleese, 79, tweeted that his friends abroad agreed with his observation, adding: “S...
18:34, 2019-05-29

March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets March takes place three days before Boris Johnson is expected to become Tory leaderThousands of demonstrators from across the country assembled in central London today to march against Brexit, and Boris Johnson’s likely move into No 10, as well as to push for a second Brexit referendum.At first sigh...
00:00, 2019-07-21

How accurate is Watch Dogs Legion's London? We break down the trailer We’ve all thought it while cruising through Los Santos or galloping towards Hyrule Castle Town: sure, this is fun, but wouldn’t it be much cooler if we could explore the world’s greatest city? No, I’m not talking about Washington DC or New York, as featured in The Divisio...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Arsenal v Chelsea: the 4,970-mile round trip to see a London derby Tickets are scarce, the match is in Baku and it costs a fortune, but that hasn’t deterred these Arsenal and Chelsea fansNo one wants their club to lose a derby – especially not in a European final – but, before worrying about what will happen in the Europa League final, Chelsea and Arsenal fans had ...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Lithuanian stripped of London 2012 canoe silver medal: IOC Lithuanian Jevgenij Shuklin, who won silver in Canoe Sprint at the London 2012 Olympics, has been stripped of his medal after re-tests of his sample were positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Hi-tech gardens bloom at London’s Chelsea Flower Show 3D printed soil, urban farming and artificial intelligence will all make an appearance at this year’s eventWeed is not a word often associated with the immaculate gardens of the Chelsea flower show. But with hydroponics and urban farming making grand appearances at this year’s event, it will be on a...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Hack leads to strange tweets, web posts from London police The official Twitter account of London’s Metropolitan Police Service has been briefly hacked, leading to a number of unusual tweets from the force, also known as Scotland Yard...
05:17, 2019-07-21

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
15:17, 2019-07-22

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
20:00, 2019-07-31

Where to buy in London: the most affordable boroughs for first-time buyers to find a home in Of London's 32 boroughs, 13 were found to be entirely unaffordable to first-time buyers, with average house prices exceeding 4.5 times the price-to-income ratio....
20:51, 2019-09-03

Teenage girl and brother held like prisoners by London parents EXCLUSIVE: Children never enrolled in school ++++ They phoned NSPCC for help ++++ They were found pale and malnourished ++++ Failed by social services...
14:00, 2019-05-30

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Microsoft’s London store opens July 11 –and is almost on Apple’s doorstep Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for its bricks-and-mortar store in London, and the doors will open on July 11.The UK’s flagship store is located on Oxford Circus and it’s spread over three floors, representing some 21,932 square feet of retail premises. Interestingly, App...
18:34, 2019-05-30

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery retailers....
16:17, 2019-09-04