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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 ...

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London

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Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for using their “presence of mind” to narrowly avoid w...
21:00 2019-07-09

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested: anti-graft agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested a former prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Thursday, a spokesman for the agency, the National Accountability Board (NAB), said....
13:01 2019-07-18

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday in a blow to the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party over what media said was an investigation into false bank accounts and money laundering....
00:52 2019-06-11

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....
15:39 2019-07-22

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
02:39 2019-07-13

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
23:00 2019-07-19

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. The post Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche. appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:26 2019-06-18

Report: suspect arrested over death of German regional politician Walter Lübcke Germany's probe into the death of a regional politician has resulted in an arrest, claims the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
20:39 2019-06-08

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....
19:52 2019-07-17

Four teens arrested as London police investigate homophobic attack on bus The victims say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss in front of a group of men. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident “a disgusting, misogynistic attack.”...
01:52 2019-06-08

Four men arrested in attack on two LGBT women who refused to kiss on London bus Melania Geymona, one of the victims, says she shared the gruesome image on Facebook to show how common violence is towards marginalized groups.        ...
01:00 2019-06-08

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
19:52 2019-07-16

Woman arrested after RAF jets escort passenger plane back to London A woman has been arrested after two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were forced to escort a passenger plane back to London following severe disruption on board shortly after take-off....
22:00 2019-06-23

UPDATE 2-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
16:52 2019-07-16

Teen Arrested After Allegedly Throwing 6-Year-Old Off Roof at London’s Tate Modern, Police Say (LONDON) — London police say a teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a child was thrown from the 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern museum. The Metropolitan Police said the injured 6-year-old child was found on a fifth-floor roof and taken to a local hos...
21:13 2019-08-04

Teen arrested after child thrown from 10th floor of London's Tate Modern gallery A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a boy was thrown from the 10th floor at the Tate Modern gallery in central London, the city's Metropolitan Police said....
19:26 2019-08-04

Forest Gate stabbing: Man, 46, and woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder after man repeatedly knifed in east London A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in a fight near a hotel and leisure centre in east London....
21:39 2019-05-29

'London brother of two Islamic State terrorists arrested in Portugal' The London-based sibling of two Islamic State terrorists who were known associates of so-called Jihadi John has been arrested in Portugal, according to reports....
15:00 2019-06-18

Man 'who assaulted people in middle of east London road' dies after being arrested at ExCeL centre A man who attacked people in the street before running towards an east London conference centre has died after being restrained by security staff and police....
08:13 2019-08-01

Tate Modern incident: Teenager arrested for attempted murder after child, 6, 'thrown from height' at central London gallery A teenager has been arrested for attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was "thrown from a tenth storey viewing platform" at the Tate Modern in London, police said....
22:26 2019-08-04

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....
17:52 2019-06-07

Why are Pakistani Shiites 'disappearing'? Scores of Shiite Muslims have reportedly gone missing in Pakistan in the past few years. Activists claim that they have been picked up by the country's intelligence agencies after they returned from Syria and Iraq....
20:00 2019-07-09

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
19:39 2019-05-31

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
00:26 2019-05-22

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adults in Larkana, a city in Pakistan’s Sindh pr...
21:26 2019-05-23

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won’t disclose the property they own or the amo...
09:13 2019-06-10

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad. Local police official Ayaz Khan says Mohammad Bilal Khan was killed Sunday night, drawing...
07:00 2019-06-17

Cat filter appears during Pakistani official’s briefing PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. Someone had left a cat filter on. Social media was quick ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Hundreds of Children Infected With HIV in Pakistani Town Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating a sudden outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
12:39 2019-06-14

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
10:52 2019-06-08

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:26 2019-05-31

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
12:13 2019-07-13

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in a corruption case. Sharif is currently serving a seven-year sentence at a prison in the eastern city of Lahore after being co...
20:26 2019-06-20

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, killing five people and wounding several others....
22:39 2019-06-07

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani troops deployed for Eid in southwest QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military says suspected militants have opened fire on a paramilitary vehicle patrolling in the town of Hernai in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing two troops before fleeing. In a statement, it said Thursday’s attack targeted troops deployed for...
15:26 2019-06-06

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan...
08:13 2019-06-18

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two died amid harsh winter weather. Their bodies were...
12:52 2019-06-20

Pakistani police arrest Hindu vet on charges of blasphemy Pakistani police say they have arrested a veterinarian from the country's tiny minority Hindu community on charges of desecrating Islam's holy book in southern Sindh province....
14:39 2019-05-28

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
12:26 2019-06-17

Police: Pakistani man kills HIV positive wife in south KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s police say they have arrested a man who killed his HIV-positive wife and hung her body from a tree in southern Sindh province, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus. Wednesday’s incident took place in the town of Sikarpur, 75 kilo...
21:13 2019-05-29

Trump Meets Pakistani Leader as U.S. Presses to End Afghan War President Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House on Monday, with U.S. officials hoping he could persuade Pakistan to pressure the Taliban to agree to a cease-fire and hold direct talks with the Afghan government....
19:00 2019-07-22

Man Missing From Madhya Pradesh Since 4 Years Traced In Pakistani Prison A 25-year-old man from Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh who went missing four years ago is reportedly lodged in a jail in Pakistan, the police said Thursday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:13 2019-07-14

Priyanka Chopra is confronted by Pakistani at Beautycon over tweets about India The "Quantico" actress was called out during her appearance for a tweet sent during military hostility between the neighboring, nuclear-armed countries....
23:13 2019-08-12

Pakistani National Among 2 Terrorists Killed In Pulwama Encounter: Police One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district on Friday was a Pakistani and the duo belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, police said on Saturday....
10:26 2019-06-01

Watch: India's UN Envoy's "Hand Of Friendship" To Pakistani Journalists Syed Akbaruddin, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, made a symbolic gesture of extending "the hand of friendship" to Pakistan on Friday during a media briefing......
09:00 2019-08-17

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
17:26 2019-06-14

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
09:26 2019-05-27

Pakistani police target traffickers selling brides to China FAISALABAD, Pakistan — At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband — a Chinese man her family sold her off to in marriage — was torturing her. Eventual...
21:39 2019-06-18

Accidental Kitty Cat Filter Undermines Pakistani Minister's Serious Livestream No, Shaukat Yousafzai is not a furry. The regional Pakistani minister just happened to be on the wrong (perhaps right?) end of a social media snafu. During a press briefing that was streamed on Facebook Live, an AR cat filter was left on, leaving Yousafzai with dainty pink ears, whiskers, and a bit ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari’s bail request ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case. The decision paves the way for the country’s anti-graft ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari's bail request A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case....
17:39 2019-06-10

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the case....
18:52 2019-07-07

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
22:13 2019-06-05

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being......
16:39 2019-07-02

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
05:39 2019-07-08

Pakistani authorities arrest leader behind 2008 Mumbai hotel attack Pakistani authorities have arrested the radical cleric mastermind behind a 2008 hotel siege in Mumbai, India, that left 166 people dead. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the UN, was collared near the town of Gujranwala in Punjab province and charged with using two charities he ope...
18:13 2019-07-17

Officers arrest ex-Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over corruption probe Pakistani authorities arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari Monday as part of a corruption case in which he's accused of funneling money to two private companies....
22:00 2019-06-10

Ishaq Dar: Pakistani PM Imran Khan 'responsible for current economic mess' Pakistan is currently facing one of the worst economic crises in its history. In an exclusive DW interview, former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar accuses the current government of waging "economic terrorism" in Pakistan....
13:26 2019-05-24

India says diplomats, embassy guests harassed by Pakistani security in Islamabad India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of widespread harassment at an Indian embassy event in the capital Islamabad a day earlier, alleging that hundreds of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"....
17:00 2019-06-02

Rohit's Answer To Pakistani Journalist's Question Leads To Laugh Riot After scoring a century against Pakistan, Rohit Sharma once again stole the show with his witty response during post-match press conference, sending all the journalists into splits...
19:52 2019-06-17

"Fear In The Pakistani Military": Imran Khan On 'Afghan-India Alliance' Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country's military "fears" a "two-front situation" with India and Afghanistan, adding that the leadership had called for "strategic depth" in......
10:39 2019-07-24

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
20:26 2019-06-27

Taliban Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Killing 9 People Outside Pakistani Hospital (DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30. ...
07:13 2019-07-22

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afghanistan and has a plan to win it "in a very short period of time."...
20:01 2019-07-22

Pakistani PM opens door to prisoner swap with US to free 'hero' doctor who helped track bin Laden For more than eight years, Dr. Shakil Afridi – often deemed a “hero” doctor for his role in the CIA plot to take down Usama bin Laden – has been languishing behind bars in Pakistani prisons. But there now appears to be some movement to see him freed....
19:26 2019-07-23

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the United States cut off $300 million in military aid to Pakistan amid complaints the country isn't doing enough to combat terrorism....
19:39 2019-07-22

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
00:52 2019-06-22

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...
23:26 2019-08-13

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his character and abilities for the top job in UK politics...
08:52 2019-07-16

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
21:26 2019-06-19

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
12:52 2019-06-20

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
22:00 2019-07-18

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
13:13 2019-06-17

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
23:13 2019-05-22

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Milky, creamy political waves.The debut of the Americ...
20:13 2019-06-03

Leading German politician downplays far-right past A leading member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party is distancing himself from comments he made in 2001 suggesting Germans faced “ethnocide” due to immigration...
19:52 2019-08-13

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore Councilwoman Holly Andrade Blair, 37, was busted Wednesday after driving her red 2008 Honda Pilot at around 30 mph into a rear parking lot at the Leemore Police Department, where o...
21:39 2019-06-06

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
03:26 2019-05-31

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” “We just wanted to keep things professional,̶...
09:39 2019-07-11

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
10:39 2019-07-11

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
03:13 2019-06-11

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prime minister who is running against Netanyahu in Sep...
02:00 2019-07-16

Russians revolt after politician says Siberia fires unprofitable As firefighters battle wildfires across eastern Russia, demonstrators are demanding the resignation of a regional leader in Siberia who's said it doesn't make much financial sense to fight the fires....
18:39 2019-08-02

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
23:13 2019-07-01

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
21:13 2019-07-01

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
14:52 2019-06-09

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
18:39 2019-08-06

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning. Walter Luebcke, who was in charge of the Kassel area regional administration, was found outside his...
10:26 2019-06-09

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, though he also served, with great efficiency, as consu...
22:39 2019-06-11

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
16:39 2019-05-24

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his behavior. Strache’s lawyer released a statement Friday in which his client condemned the video s...
14:39 2019-05-24

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
06:39 2019-06-19

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
20:00 2019-06-22

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
03:13 2019-05-24

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
10:39 2019-06-21

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said....
20:13 2019-06-19

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-17

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her “go back where you came from.”Eric Sparkes showed up during a television inte...
13:52 2019-07-21

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
15:52 2019-06-23

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
23:39 2019-06-16

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in N...
15:00 2019-05-21

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
19:00 2019-06-21

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
17:01 2019-06-09

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
22:00 2019-06-17

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown on millions of people in the territory, warning that Kashmiri...
15:26 2019-08-16

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
16:00 2019-06-17

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
17:13 2019-06-18

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
01:13 2019-07-12

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician this month, security sources have said.The man who ...
21:39 2019-06-17

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, declined to allow a reporter from Mississippi Today to cover a 15-hour trip, saying that photos could be used by opponents “to insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
20:39 2019-07-10

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on social media, shows Mark Field, who is also a minis...
18:26 2019-06-21

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conference later Monday about the death of Walter Luebcke,...
16:52 2019-06-03

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
17:00 2019-06-21

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
14:00 2019-05-29

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss. The stinging diatribe on Member of Parliament Jar...
00:52 2019-07-24

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
15:26 2019-08-16

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
13:00 2019-07-21

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
23:13 2019-07-08

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
12:26 2019-05-22

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:26 2019-06-04

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
01:39 2019-06-20

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
00:26 2019-07-05

Twitter to De-Emphasise, Label Politician Tweets That Break Rules "We'll now clearly label any tweets which violate our terms of service but decide to keep up due to public interest," Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said....
09:13 2019-06-28

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up call, the interior minister said on Tuesday, pledging to combat all forms of extremism....
17:26 2019-06-18

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
04:26 2019-08-09

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
00:26 2019-06-28

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
02:00 2019-06-11

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
17:00 2019-07-05

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-right extremist. Supporters said he had it coming....
23:13 2019-07-05

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
20:13 2019-07-02

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
23:39 2019-06-08

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
03:00 2019-08-15

India's ruling party expels politician accused of rape BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar sacked days after car crash left alleged victim critically injuredIndia’s ruling party has expelled an official accused of rape, days after a deadly car crash left his alleged victim in critical condition.Investigators are examining possible links between Kuldeep Singh Sen...
16:01 2019-08-01

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has a long history of right-wing activity, remains in custody....
18:26 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
18:52 2019-07-17

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:00 2019-06-22

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted the picture he tweeted of his climb up the Aiguil...
23:26 2019-08-13

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
00:13 2019-08-14

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
20:13 2019-06-03

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
00:00 2019-05-31

Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Are All Smiles at The Politician Screening It's date night for Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Brad Falchuk! The couple enjoyed a fun night out in the Hamptons on Friday to celebrate the screening of the upcoming Netflix......
00:52 2019-08-04

Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation that his allies say is a trumped-up attempt to cripple his political movement....
15:00 2019-08-08

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
01:13 2019-05-31

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political reporter from going on a campaign trip without a male c...
22:13 2019-07-10

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
13:26 2019-05-23

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
21:00 2019-07-11

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
14:00 2019-07-08

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
20:13 2019-06-06

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
22:13 2019-06-17

India's top court moves politician's rape trial over intimidation fears India's Supreme Court on Thursday moved the rape trial of a powerful regional politician to the capital, New Delhi, to allay fears he could influence the outcome, a further embarrassment for the Hindu nationalist ruling party....
20:39 2019-08-01

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:13 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
21:39 2019-06-27

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
19:39 2019-06-12

UPDATE 4-Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and de-emphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
03:01 2019-06-28

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
18:52 2019-06-18

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
04:39 2019-06-28

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
17:13 2019-06-17

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
22:39 2019-08-07

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
05:52 2019-07-08

Deadly car crash in India that injured alleged rape victim being investigated for possible ties to politician: report A car crash in India that killed two people and left a young woman in critical condition on Sunday has prompted an investigation into possible links to a ruling-party politician whom she has accused of rape, according to a report....
02:00 2019-08-02

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
00:13 2019-08-06

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
13:39 2019-08-06

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
04:26 2019-06-11

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....
11:52 2019-07-19

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.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

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....
03:39 2019-06-30

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...
16:39 2019-07-16

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....
15:39 2019-08-06

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....
10:26 2019-08-05

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......
20:52 2019-07-01

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...
19:00 2019-07-17

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.....
08:39 2019-06-30

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...
03:13 2019-06-30

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....
01:52 2019-07-01

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

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...
19:26 2019-08-13

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....
16:13 2019-08-16

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...
23:13 2019-07-20

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...
10:52 2019-07-04

Lesbians attacked on London bus for refusing to kiss for men Four men have been arrested after two lesbians were beaten up in what British police called a disgusting homophobic assault. One of the victims described how the men taunted and punched the couple before fleeing....
21:39 2019-06-07

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...
22:39 2019-06-04

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......
22:52 2019-06-07

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?       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

London boy, 11, has kickabout with Messi 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....
13:13 2019-07-22

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...
22:26 2019-06-30

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....
14:00 2019-06-17

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....
19:00 2019-06-27

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....
06:39 2019-07-04

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...
22:13 2019-07-18

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...
08:26 2019-05-25

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....
23:39 2019-05-21

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.....
00:26 2019-05-22

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....
10:01 2019-07-21

'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.....
01:13 2019-08-06

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....
12:01 2019-06-30

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
14:39 2019-06-03

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...
21:00 2019-06-12

| 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)...
22:00 2019-07-08

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......
19:39 2019-05-24

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....
14:00 2019-07-04

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....
15:13 2019-05-28

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...
01:52 2019-06-30

James Bond movie now filming in London Bond 25 has been shooting in Jamaica and at Pinewood and is now on location in UK 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 Sund...
15:52 2019-06-30

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......
12:26 2019-06-06

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...
03:39 2019-06-28

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....
11:00 2019-06-16

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...
14:26 2019-06-08

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...
21:39 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....
14:39 2019-05-21

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
12:52 2019-06-19

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...
09:26 2019-06-09

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......
18:00 2019-07-31

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....
12:26 2019-07-08

How the NFL now has a two-pronged, long-term plan in London Alongside a 10-year deal to host games at Tottenham Hotspur's state-of-the-art stadium, the NFL is hoping its new Academy in London can help cement American football in the U.K. market....
18:26 2019-07-05

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...
15:39 2019-05-21

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...
22:39 2019-06-04

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...
15:13 2019-07-06

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...
15:13 2019-05-21

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 ...
13:26 2019-07-03

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...
19:26 2019-07-12

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....
21:13 2019-06-18

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....
12:52 2019-07-05

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...
15:26 2019-05-27

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....
23:26 2019-06-17

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....
12:52 2019-07-11

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...
18:00 2019-07-20

Boris Johnson's first day in office met with protests in London Greenpeace activists block his car on the Mall as ‘fck govt fck boris’ demo staged nearbyEnvironmental protesters blocked the path of Boris Johnson’s car on Wednesday as he made his way to Buckingham Palace to officially become Britain’s new prime minister. The protesters said they were aiming to hi...
00:52 2019-07-25

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....
04:39 2019-06-18

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....
15:26 2019-05-31

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...
08:00 2019-07-18

Will You Get Arrested for Traveling With CBD Oil? A woman was recently arrested at Disney World for carrying a prohibited substance: CBD oil, reportedly used to help with her arthritis pain....
00:13 2019-05-30

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...
10:13 2019-08-01

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-...
22:39 2019-06-30

London's Tube will finally offer 4G coverage 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....
14:39 2019-07-19

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....
02:26 2019-08-06

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.......
03:52 2019-06-07

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....
20:00 2019-06-04

'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....
03:39 2019-05-29

London Stock Exchange agrees to buy Refinitiv in $27 bln deal London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv, the company said on Thursday, in a $27 billion deal that will transform the British group into a market data and analytics giant....
08:52 2019-08-01

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.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

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....
18:39 2019-07-31

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...
23:01 2019-06-04

Motorsport stars take to the red carpet for Heroes London premiere Stars including Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone took to the red carpet to celebrate the launch of the new feature-length Heroes film in London, and raise money for the ICM Brain and Spine Institute...
12:26 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 ...
22:13 2019-07-10

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....
18:52 2019-06-30

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...
22:39 2019-06-04

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...
21:00 2019-07-31

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....
02:52 2019-08-06

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......
05:26 2019-06-14

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....
17:13 2019-06-06

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....
16:26 2019-06-14

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....
18:39 2019-06-18

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....
13:00 2019-07-07

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....
10:13 2019-05-28

‘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......
14:26 2019-07-17

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...
15:26 2019-06-08

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....
22:13 2019-06-29

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...
22:39 2019-07-17

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......
21:39 2019-06-29

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...
21:00 2019-08-03

Man held after climbing gates of London's Buckingham Palace British police said they had detained a man who scaled the front gates of Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace, almost 37 years to the day after the most famous break-in at the monarch's home in central London....
12:39 2019-07-11

Horner says London F1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace" Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes a London Formula 1 race would need to "go past Buckingham Palace pretty much", and is unlikely to be an annual event...
12:26 2019-07-11

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 (...
23:52 2019-07-05

Aaron Judge shares weird London experience The Yankees logo is a global brand, the hat is worn in London as in New York as in Tokyo. Somewhere along the trip across the pond, though, the part about the Yankees actual players evidently gets lost. Aaron Judge found that out on Thursday. When walking near the London Eye on Thursday, Judge saw.....
18:26 2019-06-28

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...
18:00 2019-07-05

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....
16:13 2019-08-03

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 ...
09:52 2019-05-26

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....
10:39 2019-07-11

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...
16:52 2019-06-10

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....
04:26 2019-06-11

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....
14:00 2019-07-07

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...
06:26 2019-06-30

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......
21:00 2019-06-12

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...
12:52 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....
22:13 2019-08-05

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....
04:52 2019-06-30

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...
15:39 2019-05-28

Lesbian couple beaten on London bus after refusing to kiss for men A lesbian couple was viciously beaten on a London bus when they refused to kiss each other to entertain a gang of men, one of the victims recounted this week. Melania Geymonat, 28, originally from Uruguay, and her girlfriend, only identified as Chris, an American — were on their way back from ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Arrests made after 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...
18:13 2019-06-07

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...
09:39 2019-07-11

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....
21:13 2019-08-01

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....
12:52 2019-06-12

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....
17:39 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....
00:52 2019-07-12

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....
01:39 2019-06-12

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....
22:39 2019-06-07

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....
19:26 2019-07-04

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....
21:13 2019-08-01

Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees step up to the plate in London • West Ham’s stadium to host Major League Baseball clash• Teams looking forward to MLB’s first match in EuropeThe Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have promised baseball that will “get your motor running hot”, as the sport finally arrives in Europe with this weekend’s groundbreaking London Series...
19:52 2019-06-28

'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....
18:52 2019-06-14

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...
19:13 2019-06-17

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....
21:26 2019-07-02

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......
18:39 2019-05-22

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"...
11:39 2019-07-21

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....
23:39 2019-08-09

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......
23:13 2019-07-20

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....
11:13 2019-07-16

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....
19:01 2019-05-21

‘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...
01:13 2019-07-13

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...
02:26 2019-06-20

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...
17:00 2019-07-10

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....
11:13 2019-06-16

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....
15:52 2019-07-10

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...
00:39 2019-08-17

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...
21:26 2019-07-03

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...
22:13 2019-08-16

Machete-wielding man stabs London cop during traffic stop A police officer in London was stabbed several times by a machete-wielding suspect during a car stop in the city early Thursday morning, a report said. The melee kicked off when the cop pulled over a van in the Leyton section of East London soon after midnight, the BBC reported. The driver then got ...
11:26 2019-08-08

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...
18:52 2019-07-10

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
16:52 2019-06-02

'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....
17:00 2019-06-02

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.        ...
14:26 2019-07-02

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 ...
17:52 2019-06-01

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....
23:26 2019-05-21

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....
04:26 2019-07-09

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....
16:52 2019-06-17

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....
20:26 2019-06-09

Body found in London garden may have plunged from airplane A stowaway on a Kenya Airways flight may have fallen from an airplane soaring above London — plunging to his death in a garden below, according to a report Monday. The unnamed passenger was likely hiding out in a landing gear compartment of the plane as it descended to Heathrow Airport on Sunday, lo...
00:39 2019-07-02

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....
23:26 2019-06-02

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....
20:13 2019-07-14

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......
16:00 2019-07-21

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 lea...
18:00 2019-07-10

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...
20:13 2019-06-20

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....
07:52 2019-05-29

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....
20:01 2019-06-19

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...
16:39 2019-06-15

For Trump, London Visit Is a (Royal) Family Affair The president’s children seemed to materialize overnight in London. But their appearance with the British royals was the culmination of a month’s planning....
20:00 2019-06-04

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....
09:39 2019-06-04

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....
10:52 2019-05-30

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......
14:26 2019-05-30

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....
15:52 2019-06-04

Yankees rule Britannia, complete London sweep of Red Sox Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning, and the Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 for a two-game sweep of the groundbreaking trip across the pond       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

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 ...
08:52 2019-06-15

London marathoners who were called ‘fat’ to receive free entry London Marathon runners who claimed they were called “fat” and slow during this year’s race will receive free entry to next year’s race, according to organizers. Runners who competed in the marathon in April said at the time they were taunted by contractors and volunteers as ...
17:00 2019-07-08

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

'Boris blimp' takes to the London skies in pro-EU protest Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the UK's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside parliament on Saturday....
18:26 2019-07-20

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020 APNewsBreak: The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play in London next season in a two-game series at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

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...
11:26 2019-05-30

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....
12:26 2019-06-18

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....
15:13 2019-07-01

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....
18:26 2019-07-20

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 (...
17:39 2019-08-07

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....
12:13 2019-07-16

'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...
15:26 2019-07-24

DE Smith again arrested for suspicion of DUI Aldon Smith, who has had several run-ins with the law, including multiple DUI charges, was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence....
21:39 2019-06-11

35 arrested in ICE operation that targeted 2,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 35 migrants as part of an operation targeting families with court-ordered removals, a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-07-23

Two Arrested In AmVets Burglaries LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The commander of a veterans organization in Laurel County tells LEX 18 that she may have to close its doors after a series of burglaries wiped out most of the organization’s funds. Candace Morgan is the commander of AmVets Post 127. She says she feels like sh...
01:52 2019-06-06

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run in Oro Valley TUCSON – A man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to a hit-and-run incident. Police say the incident happened near First Avenue and Oracle Road. OVPD looking for a hit and run suspect in the area of 1st and Oracle. Black male, mid 30’s last seen wearing jeans and a blue shirt. May have re...
06:52 2019-05-30

What Happens When Pilots Are Arrested For Drinking On Job In the span of less than a week recently, authorities arrested three pilots from two different airlines under suspicion of intoxication before they were about to fly....
17:39 2019-08-13

Ancient Roman ‘pen’ with inscribed joke unearthed in London archaeological dig The inscription on the Roman Empire-era stylus essentially reads, "I went to Rome and all I got you was this pen," according to the researchers who translated it....
21:39 2019-08-01

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
15:39 2019-07-18

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....
17:13 2019-06-11

Fighting the Flaming Wrath - The Great Fire of London, 1666 It was a year with a special number. A year that carried a lot of ominous superstitions. ...
21:52 2019-08-16

London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days The murders of at least five people in just as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrol across the British capital....
21:00 2019-06-17

Magic Weekend: Desperate Leeds cling on for crucial win over London • Loss leaves Broncos two points adrift at bottom• Hull KR hang on after Salford’s stirring comebackLeeds Rhinos have celebrated some momentous victories in huge settings, but the celebrations at full-time here underlined the significance of their 24-22 win over London.Rightly or wrongly, this game ...
20:52 2019-05-26

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inquest into the killing of eight people during an extremist attack two years ago...
20:00 2019-06-28

Emma Greenwell on The Rook and the joys of shooting in her hometown of London Starz’s new sci-fi series The Rook follows the fictional British secret service agency, the Checquy, a Men In Black-like organization for “people with paranormal abilities.” Ahead of its premiere on Sunday, we sat down with star Emma Greenwell to talk about the show....
00:39 2019-06-29

West Ham ground gets baseball makeover ahead of MLB London Series West Ham's London Stadium has undergone a transformation like no other as it prepares to host Europe's first-ever regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) game in late June....
14:26 2019-06-18

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....
19:39 2019-06-10

US lawyer to discuss London fire case as deadline looms PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people. The BBC has reported that more than 100 people plan to join a product liability lawsuit targeting ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million....
16:00 2019-05-21

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...
12:52 2019-07-23

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opportunity to wear a red carpet-worthy confection by another designer...
13:52 2019-06-18

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Stadium between the Yankees and Red Sox.......
17:00 2019-06-28

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....
02:13 2019-06-11

What London’s police can learn from Glasgow’s approach to knife crime A rise in violent knife crime in the UK has led to calls for an increase in police numbers, but Scotland is taking an alternative approach to tackle the issue...
15:52 2019-05-21

Lloyd's of London meets second-quarter electronic trading target Lloyd's of London met a second-quarter target to complete at least half of its insurance under-writing deals electronically, as part of efforts to modernize operations and save costs....
18:26 2019-08-12

Free climber scales Shard skyscraper in London – video Onlookers filmed a free climber scaling London's 310-metre Shard skyscraper, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man, who made most of the ascent without ropes or suction cups, was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday. He was later spoken to by police but not arreste...
23:00 2019-07-09

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...
21:26 2019-06-10

Crack addict tried killing man in London after listening to ‘West End Girls’ In a near-deadly case of life imitating art, lawyers for a schizophrenic crack addict say he traveled to the West End of London — after listening to the Pet Shop Boys song “West End Girls” — and tried killing a man because he thought the lyrics were sending him “a messa...
06:52 2019-06-20

Kit Harington Returns Home to London Following Stay at Treatment Center Kit Harington is back to living life as usual in London. The Game of Thrones star was spotted in the English city on Monday, where he looks healthier than ever. He braved the summer heat......
22:26 2019-06-19

Blood and Truth: how Sony’s London Studio is taking VR to the next level Since its launch in 2016, PlayStation VR has seen the emergence of some terrific exclusive titles, from Astro Bot: Rescue Mission to Tetris Effect. However, PSVR has been missing a genuine blockbuster, a system seller on the scale of Uncharted that can also show off VR to its fullest. Who better to ...
20:52 2019-05-21

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....
19:39 2019-06-10

Desperate search for man who was kidnapped from east London street a month ago The family of a man who disappeared after being kidnapped off the street in east London more than a month ago today issued a heartfelt plea for his safe return....
16:00 2019-05-21

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...
22:26 2019-05-21

| 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....
17:26 2019-06-14

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
03:00 2019-05-24

Juve chief in London for Pogba and Sarri talks – reports "Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici is reportedly in London to discuss both the possibility of signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United and agreeing a compensation package with Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri."...
18:52 2019-06-13

Luke Yates adamant London Broncos will not settle for just survival London Broncos loose-forward Luke Yates insists the team will not be satisfied simply with Super League survival after climbing off the bottom of the table with a 26-24 victory over Hull KR....
20:26 2019-06-21

Lloyd's of London plans to merge governance bodies -source Lloyd's of London is proposing merging two of its governance bodies, the council and the board which together oversee the insurance market, to reduce overlap, a source familiar with the matter said....
23:52 2019-05-22

Donald Trump hits out at Sadiq Khan after day of bloodshed in London Donald Trump has lashed out at Sadiq Khan on Twitter amid a spate of violence in the capital, labelling him a "disaster" and saying London needs a new mayor....
23:39 2019-06-15

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....
05:52 2019-06-16

Invesco makes two appointments to investment solutions team in London Investment manager Invesco Ltd on Monday appointed Ali Zouiten and Derek Steeden to two newly created roles in its Invesco Investment Solutions team in London....
21:39 2019-07-31

‘Hot Dogs! Cold Beer!’ M.L.B. Will Bring the Familiar to London Stadium The Yankees and Red Sox will bring the peanuts and Cracker Jack to an overseas series. But there will also be British twists, like appearances by Churchill and Henry VIII....
20:00 2019-06-27

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...
15:39 2019-07-20

East London churches targeted in 'satanic' arson attacks Attackers lit fires outside four churches and etched occult symbols and messages including 666 into doorsThe doors of two churches within about a mile of each other in east London were almost destroyed in a series of arson attacks with an apparently satanic motive.In the space of two days, attackers...
22:52 2019-06-21

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....
19:13 2019-07-31

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 Christie's auction house....
17:13 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....
22:13 2019-06-14

March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets March takes place three days before pro-Brexit Boris Johnson is expected to be crowned Tory leaderDemonstrators from across the country assembled on Park Lane in central London to march against Brexit, and Boris Johnson’s likely move into No 10, and for a second Brexit referendum.At first sight, the...
18:00 2019-07-20

Free climber scales 310-metre Shard skyscraper in London Man is said to have ascended without ropes and was spoken to by police afterwardsA free climber has scaled the Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe.The man was spoken to by police after the stunt but not arrested. He was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday. Continu...
15:26 2019-07-08

‘The stories are a bit sinister’: the secrets of London’s hidden rivers revealed Exhibition including skulls, weapons and toilet seats recovered from unseen waterways beneath Londoners’ feet gives new insight into city’s historyWhenever a gap appears in the traffic roaring past the new Bloomberg building in the City of London, it is just possible to make out a little hump in the...
14:52 2019-05-23

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...
18:13 2019-07-20

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – but if that seems enticing, a warning: the change could be accompanied by severe drought.Madrid will f...
21:13 2019-07-10

London teen's body found naked in Malaysia jungle A criminal investigation into the disappearance of Franco-Irish teen Nora Quoirin is underway, after a retrieved body was confirmed as the 15-year-old....
20:52 2019-08-13

Man chases dog on London railway, adding to commuter heat misery London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of track, adding to transport delays on Britain's hottest July day on record....
18:39 2019-07-31

Baseball in London? It’s a Real Thing, Even When the Yankees Aren’t Visiting Britain’s rare baseball devotees hope the visit from the Red Sox and Yankees this weekend will make the sport more than a niche activity in their country....
20:00 2019-06-27

'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....
08:26 2019-06-16

385 feet to center?! 'It's going to be a blast': Yanks, Sox dish on London Series Ahead of their games this weekend at London Stadium, we asked players from both teams about the trip, from the ballpark dimensions to sightseeing to future MLB games abroad to Harry Potter....
20:13 2019-06-27

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....
19:52 2019-07-18

Body found near where London teen went missing, Malaysian police say Malaysian rescuers on Tuesday found the body of a Caucasian female in the forest surrounding a nature resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing more than a week ago, police said....
15:39 2019-08-13

London’s public spaces are rife with multidrug-resistant bacteria Antibiotic resistance genes were found in high proportions of staphylococcus bacteria isolated from commonly touched surfaces in shopping centres, train stations and hospitals in London...
15:26 2019-08-01

CBOE Holdings To Present At UBS Best Of Americas Conference In London On September 13 CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. London Time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh...
04:52 2019-05-22

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....
18:39 2019-06-12

Ambulance chief quizzed over London Bridge attack response An ambulance chief today faced questions about the reactions of paramedics during the London Bridge terror attack, telling the inquest that no staff could be sent into "hot zones" where attackers were believed to still be at large....
14:00 2019-06-17

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
18:00 2019-08-01

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed....
03:13 2019-06-12

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roads will be closed for the event around London Brid...
07:39 2019-06-20

The depressing lesson of west London's lost cycle route Kensington and Chelsea council has blocked a flagship plan after a campaign based largely on mythsMore or less every time a city orders a report into how expanding populations can be moved around in efficient ways that also improve liveability and sustainability, the same answer comes back: active t...
09:26 2019-06-17

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting that all data will be depersonalized so you can'...
16:52 2019-05-22

Baseball will pull crowds in London despite being a mystery to most | Matthew Engel New York Yankees against Boston Red Sox will draw a bigger attendance for each game than the weekend’s two Cricket World Cup blockbusters combinedNearly seven years’ worth of Saturday nights have passed since what was then London’s Olympic Stadium played host to an exhibition of British sporting mag...
20:26 2019-06-27

Watch Dogs Legion's dystopian post-Brexit London In Ubisoft’s forthcoming game, London has become a surveillance state run by authoritarian populists – and its citizens must come together to fight backThe virtual London of Watch Dogs Legion, the forthcoming sci-fi open world adventure by Ubisoft Toronto, is sometimes uncanny in its accuracy.For in...
21:13 2019-06-27

Andy Murray Makes a Satisfying, if Not Rousing, Return in London Murray played his first competitive match since he raised the possibility of retiring at the Australian Open, winning a doubles match at Queen’s Club....
07:00 2019-06-21

Rainbow wormhole in the Tar Pits: London's trippy pavilion moves to LA Second Home, a co-working space company, has transplanted the ‘Instagrammer’s paradise’ for a summer of cultural eventsWhen José Selgas and Lucía Cano unveiled their striking translucent wavy tunnel pavilion at London’s Serpentine Gallery in 2015, it was variously described as a psychedelic pupa, a ...
14:39 2019-06-16

Frozen in Time: Sophia Loren, London, June 1960 On the set of The Millionairess, the Italian star blends in with the East End locals and discover the joy of whelksThree sets of diamonds, emeralds and rubies were among the jewels stolen from Sophia Loren as she filmed The Millionairess in 1960; she played the richest woman in the world. The theft ...
14:39 2019-06-16

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal Reserve may further cut interest rates this year. Copper was on course to gain 2.6% this week, wh...
07:00 2019-06-21

Now the London Stock Exchange Is Back to Life, It’s Investigation Time Ex-Goldman banker David Schwimmer has laid down a big strategic marker since becoming CEO, but operational matters are the lifeblood of this business....
13:52 2019-08-16