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  • Future warming imperils Statue of Liberty: study

    Future warming imperils Statue of Liberty: study

    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.

  • British police charge two men with terror offences

    British police today charged two men with terror offences after they were arrested during a dramatic counter-terrorism operation in London last week.

  • UK police arrests four people under terror act

    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.

  • UAE has the world's 'vainest' skyscrapers: report

    UAE has the world's 'vainest' skyscrapers: report

    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.

  • Gun salute, London light show to mark royal birth

    Gun salute, London light show to mark royal birth

    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

  • Exotic cars are hot wheels for teens in deprived London borough

    Exotic cars are hot wheels for teens in deprived London borough

    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.

  • Queen Elizabeth celebrates 60th anniversary of coronation

    Queen Elizabeth celebrates 60th anniversary of coronation

    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.

  • Lee Rigby, soldier killed in London attack, had a 2-year-old son and was a Manchester United fan

    Lee Rigby, soldier killed in London attack, had a 2-year-old son and was a Manchester United fan

    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.

  • Big Ben to be silenced for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

    Big Ben to be silenced for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

    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.

  • Indian-origin British MP invited to attend Margaret Thatcher's funeral

    Indian-origin British MP invited to attend Margaret Thatcher's funeral

    Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz is among the latest set of guests announced to attend 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday.

  • Kohinoor diamond in royal crown is ours, British PM David Cameron tells India

    Kohinoor diamond in royal crown is ours, British PM David Cameron tells India

    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.

  • Helicopter crashes into crane on London tower, kills two

    Helicopter crashes into crane on London tower, kills two

    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.

  • London's Big Ben is now Elizabeth Tower

    London's Big Ben is now Elizabeth Tower

    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.

  • Opening ceremony London 2012: Isle of Wonder

    Opening ceremony London 2012: Isle of Wonder

    The Big Ben, famous clock tower, will sound the start of the opening ceremony of the Games.

  • London boasts of most expensive Olympic medals

    London boasts of most expensive Olympic medals

    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.

  • Residents in bid to stop Olympic missiles on roof

    Residents in bid to stop Olympic missiles on roof

    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.

  • Olympic medals placed at Tower of London for safekeeping

    Olympic medals placed at Tower of London for safekeeping

    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.

  • London's Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower

    London's Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower

    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.

  • Anish Kapoor's house in London occupied by protesters

    Anish Kapoor's house in London occupied by protesters

    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...

  • Sharapova aims to cap revival with Wimbledon glory

    Sharapova aims to cap revival with Wimbledon glory

    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...

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