Current London News
An Encore 35 Years in the Making - New York Times
“Dear Mirah, I bought you a Kate Bush concert ticket & an expensive plane ticket to London for yr 40th birthday present!” she wrote. “Surprise! Love, Mirah.” Ms. Bush, the reclusive British singer-songwriter with an inventive musical style and a ...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:00:31 GMT
London Bridge railway station partially closes - BBC News
"London Bridge is one of the country's busiest stations and we're rebuilding it piece by piece to transform north-south travel through London," he said. The disruption is likely to affect up to 50,000 commuters every hour who normally travel into the ...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:55:29 GMT
Is London such a terrible place to live? - The Guardian
London is a cruel city. A quick walk from the steel and glass money temples of the Square Mile to the rundown estates of Bethnal Green shows you most of what you need to know about its harshness and its problems. There's appalling poverty within ...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:31:29 GMT
James Foley beheading: London rapper turned jihadist believed to be under ... - The Independent
Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 24, was known as L Jinny or Lyricist Jinn at home in London, where his rising music career saw him appear in videos and have his singles played on BBC Radio in 2012. He came to national attention earlier this year, when he ...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:59:31 GMT
London priciest European city for culture, says survey - BBC News
London is the most expensive city in Europe for cultural activities, a survey has suggested. A visit by two people to an art gallery, a museum, a heritage site, the opera, the ballet and a classical concert costs a total £256. The survey, by Post ...
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:32:25 GMT
Four men stabbed in the space of 24 hours in London - Evening Standard
The Hyde Park attack is the latest in a series of stabbings in London in the run-up to the Notting Hill Carnival. A plumber in his 30s died in hospital three hours after being attacked in Southall, west London, at 8pm on Wednesday. The man named ...
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:46:04 GMT