International Development Minister Priti Patel has resigned amid reports of undisclosed meetings with senior Israeli politicians. It’s yet another blow to UK PM Theresa May. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading
Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading
For her first solo show at The Tyburn Gallery in central London, Kudzanai-Violet Hwami began searching through old family photographs, taken from the 1970s to 1990s in Zimbabwe. She uses the images to create irreverent reflections on African life through oil and acrylic works that tell a semi-autobigraphical story in what became a personal quest for identity. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 27, 2017) (REUTERS) – Uber contractors, “gig-economy” workers and trade unionists marched in London on Wednesday (September 27), calling for basic rights for workers as U.S. ride-hailing firm Uber faced a British employment appeal tribunal. Continue reading
British police have arrested an 18-year-old man in what they’re calling a “significant” detention as they hunt for the perpetrators of Friday’s London underground bombing. Lucy Fielder reports. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 27, 2017) (BBC) – Fighterfighters at a west London fire station observed a minute of silence on Sunday (August 27) in tribute to victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze that killed at least 80 people on June 14. Continue reading
London unveils the world’s first eco smart street incorporating the latest innovations in green energy technology. Continue reading
Police officers line the streets of London as a cortege containing the body of PC Keith Palmer, who was killed in the Westminster attack, is carried to his funeral at Southwark Cathedral.
Londoners and visitors celebrate Chinese New Year with an annual parade, a speech by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a lion dance.