Current London News
China Billionaire Invests $1.6 Billion in London Land, Boats - Bloomberg
London has emerged as a haven for foreign wealth, with the pound's decline attracting investors from Malaysia to Russia to developments like Battersea Power Station, where about half of the project's apartments have been sold in overseas markets ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:15:12 GMT
Daniel Radcliffe proves acting skills in London stage role - Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Daniel Radcliffe won plaudits this week for a new stage role as a bullied Irish cripple that takes him a critical step further away from his days as boy wizard Harry Potter. In his third foray onto the stage in six ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:32:30 GMT
Change Is On The Horizon For London's Famous Skyline - NPR
Cities are defined by their skylines — while Paris is composed mostly of low-rise apartment buildings, New York is a city of tall office towers. But London is a city in transition. On Tuesday, Boris Johnson, the mayor of the British capital, attends a ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:39:23 GMT
Premier League fans descend on London to protest about ticket prices - The Guardian
The Globe pub, opposite Baker Street Tube station in London, is normally the gathering point for raucous shows of partisanship ahead of Wembley finals. But on Wednesday there was unity in the air, as well as righteous fury, as rival fans gathered over ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:05:35 GMT
Jags' Marcedes Lewis: One London game no problem, but two too much - CBSSports.com
Jacksonville tight end Marcedes Lewis is one of the leaders of the Jaguars and is also highly respected by players around the NFL. So what he says about the prospects of the Jaguars -- or any other team -- playing games in London matters. And Lewis ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:39:34 GMT
London's exploding pavements* - Boing Boing
Underground power-boxes nestled beneath the pavements* of London keep blowing the hell up. In its defense, UK Power Networks reminds us that there's a lot of these boxes, and only a few of them explode catastrophically every year, blowing huge, ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:17:36 GMT
Jay-Z the agent already a threat; London is calling; more mail - SI.com
When the planned "home team" for London, the Rams, begged off due to their own stadium issues, Jaguars' owner Shahid Khan pounced. Khan is part of a new breed of NFL owner that understands, appreciates and is aggressive toward new streams of ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:45:25 GMT
Christie's London Auction Brings Modest Art and Modest Sales - New York Times (blog)
LONDON – A colorful canvas painted by Wassily Kandinsky in 1909 brought $21.1 million at Christie's here on Tuesday night. In 2008 the same painting brought $16.8 million at a New York auction. For the start of the summer auction season here, Christie ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:05:53 GMT