World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 5, 2014
The sightseer of 4014 may have to pay a virtual visit to the Tower of London or Statue of Liberty, said a climate study on Wednesday that warned of dramatic ocean encroachment on heritage sites.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 21, 2013
British police today charged two men with terror offences after they were arrested during a dramatic counter-terrorism operation in London last week.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 14, 2013
British police were questioning four men in their 20s on suspicion of terrorism today, a day after shooting at one of their cars near the Tower of London.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 5, 2013
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the "vainest" skyscrapers in the world, a report measuring the extent of spires and other height-boosting additions to the top of buildings said today.
World | 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
Friday July 19, 2013
Lamborghinis, Ferraris and even Bentleys that once were the preferred wheels of the wealthy are showing up on the gritty streets of Tower Hamlets, rented by 16-year-olds to celebrate their National Record of Achievement (NRA) ceremony.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 31, 2013
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation on Sunday, starting a series of events including a return to Westminster Abbey where she was crowned as a 27-year-old.
World | Associated Press | Friday May 24, 2013
The soldier brutally murdered in a suspected terrorist attack in London was a popular 25-year-old ceremonial military drummer and machine gunner, a father and a passionate fan of the Manchester United soccer team, the British military said.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 16, 2013
For the first time in 48 years, London's iconic Big Ben will fall silent tomorrow as a mark of respect for 'Iron lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 16, 2013
Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz is among the latest set of guests announced to attend 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday.
India | Reuters | Thursday February 21, 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal crown will not be returned.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 16, 2013
A helicopter crashed into a crane on top of one of Europe's tallest residential blocks on Wednesday, killing two people as it burst into flames and spiralled down into rush-hour traffic close to the Houses of Parliament in central London.
World | Associated Press | Thursday September 13, 2012
The iconic Clock Tower of Britain's Parliament was officially renamed Wednesday in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. The 315-foot (96-meter)-high structure - widely, though incorrectly, known as Big Ben - is one of Britain's most recognizable landmarks.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 27, 2012
The Big Ben, famous clock tower, will sound the start of the opening ceremony of the Games.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday July 25, 2012
The eight tons of gold, silver and copper unearthed from mines in Mongolia and Utah and now under guard at the Tower of London is the largest ever haul used to make Olympic medals.
AssociatedPress | Tuesday July 10, 2012
Residents of a London apartment tower went to court on Monday in a bid to stop their rooftop from being used as a missile base during the Olympic Games, saying the deployment in a densely-populated area could make the building a terrorist target.
Associated Press | Tuesday July 3, 2012
To avoid risking an ounce of precious Olympic metal, London's organizers handed over their cache of gold, silver and bronze medals to the Tower of London for safekeeping on Monday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 26, 2012
Britain's landmark Big Ben clock tower adjoining the Houses of Parliament will be renamed "Elizabeth Tower" to mark Queen Elizabeth's 60th year on the throne, a parliamentary official said on Tuesday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 22, 2012
A house in London owned by Indian-origin artist Anish Kapoor, who designed the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower for the Olympics, was on Friday occupied by a group of protesters to hold an art event for a day, The Guardian reported. The group that calls its...
Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 21, 2012
As Maria Sharapova posed with the French Open trophy against the breathtaking backdrop of the River Seine and the Eiffel Tower, the Russian's thoughts turned from her stunning surroundings in Paris to a small patch of grass in south-west London wh...
World | The Associated Press | Friday May 11, 2012
Critics say it looks like a roller coaster gone badly awry. Fans say it's a landmark to rival the Eiffel Tower. London got a towering new venue on Friday, as authorities announced completion of the Orbit, a 115-meter looped and twisting steel tower b...
Associated Press | Saturday July 23, 2011
The London Olympics will open just over a year from now, amid the stunning and historic backdrops of the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace - all the monuments that make this one of the world's most popular destinations.