World News | Thomson Reuters | Friday January 30, 2015
Britain marked 50 years today since the state funeral of their wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, with the boat which carried his coffin under the dipping dockside cranes in 1965 retracing its journey along London's River Thames.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain's Houses of Parliament.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 2, 2014
London's cash-strapped police force put its New Scotland Yard headquarters up for sale on Tuesday with a 250 million pound ($415 million) guide price, as part of plans to re-invest in front-line policing and cut costs.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday July 15, 2014
The white, long-necked swan gliding along the River Thames looks serene, but his life is full of danger. If the sharp-toothed mink don't get him or his brood, then floods, fish hooks or hooligans with air rifles might.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 30, 2014
Counting among his creations an Olympic cauldron, a sunken desert oasis and a London double-decker bus, British designer Thomas Heatherwick can at the very least be described as unpredictable.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 25, 2014
Prince Rama Varma, a vocalist and Saraswathy Veena exponent, will be hosting an evening of Carnatic music in London.
World News | Reuters | Thursday February 27, 2014
This winter has already been the wettest for almost 250 years in England and Wales, Britain's national weather service the Met Office said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 16, 2014
Sodden communities along the River Thames braced for more floods on Sunday, as Britain counted the cost of a storm that claimed several lives and left tens of thousands of homes without power.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
Princes William and Harry pitched in to help flood victims as a new winter storm hammered Britain overnight on Friday, bringing violent winds and claiming at least two lives.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 14, 2014
Britain faced a fresh battering Friday as a new Atlantic storm barrelled in, threatening to dump a month's worth of rain on flood-hit communities already struggling to cope after the wettest January for 250 years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 13, 2014
Flood-hit Britain suffered a fresh battering on Wednesday from storms and high winds that caused power outages to nearly 150,000 homes, the cancellation of football matches and the death of one man.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 10, 2014
Thousands of homes in southeast England were braced for flooding on Monday after the River Thames burst its banks, as a political row over the handling of devastating winter storms erupted into the open.
Wednesday January 29, 2014
Dozens of buildings of 20 stories or more are under construction or planned along the south bank of the River Thames just upstream from Big Ben and the majestic dome of St. Paul's Cathedral.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 29, 2013
Thirty people were rescued on Sunday when an amphibious tourist vessel on the River Thames in London caught fire, forcing terrified passengers to dive into the water to escape the flames.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 21, 2013
British police were investigating the killing and apparent barbecueing of one of Queen Elizabeth II's swans today.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 21, 2013
The British capital plans to mark the birth of Prince William and his wife Kate's first child with a 62-gun salute from the Tower of London and a light show along the River Thames
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 25, 2013
Karnataka government is planning to rejuvenate Arkavathy river on the lines of UK Government's similar action regarding River Thames flowing through Central London, Water Resources Minister M B Patil said on Saturday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 23, 2013
A woman has emerged as the Britain's worst serial killer after over 2.5 million criminal records between 1770 and 1934 were placed online by the National Archives and revealed that she murdered 400 babies.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 16, 2013
Two people have reportedly died when a helicopter crashed near a train station in central London, close to the River Thames, early Wednesday morning.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 2, 2013
As many as 32 bombs dropped by the Germans during World War II into the Thames river, that were carried by tides until they reached the shore in Essex, have now been detonated by a bomb disposal squad.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 2, 2012
A five-month-old baby boy suffered head injuries when his pram plunged into the Thames, the Daily Mail reported.
Riya Chakravarty | Thursday August 2, 2012
A special episode of The Simpsons titled The D'oh-cial Network celebrating the Olympic spirit, will be broadcasted in UK.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 25, 2012
Dozens of travellers were left stranded high above the River Thames after London's newly unveiled cable car broke down in sweltering heat on Wednesday. The 45 million pound system that links two Olympic venues ground to a halt for over 30 minutes.
Associated Press | Monday September 3, 2012
With a floating target in the River Thames and a set of giant Olympic rings overhead, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson took turns whacking balls at a makeshift green.