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LGBT Traffic Signals Let You Cross The Street With Pride

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.20.2016 | Queer Voices

Pedestrian crossing signals in central London get a makeover this week. Seven different filters showing either gender-related symbols or queer couples...

Giant Blue Cockerel Roosts In Trafalgar Square

Agence France Presse | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts

LONDON (AFP) -- A huge blue cockerel descended upon London's Trafalgar Square on Thursday, but the artwork has ruffled feathers by putting the symbol ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When I heard that Margaret Thatcher had died, I immediately flashed back to the afternoon of February 11, 1975 when, on my car radio in London, I first heard the news that Thatcher had been elected leader of the Tory Party. What had been almost universally assumed to be impossible -- the election of a woman from a modest background to the highest position of power within the conservative establishment -- now suddenly seemed to have had been inevitable. And love her or loathe her (the Trafalgar Square "party" to celebrate her death reminds us how many did the latter), Margaret Thatcher was the kind of conviction-driven leader who can bridge the chasm between the impossible and the inevitable. In a week when even an anemic gun control bill had to fight off a filibuster -- and still faces a long, uphill road -- those working for its passage should ask themselves: what would Maggie do?

Surprises Streb: One Extraordinary Day (VIDEO) | Posted 09.15.2012 | Arts

Yesterday morning started like any other Sunday in central London, with the welcome exception of rays of sun instead of the usual driving rain. But at...

Alfred Dunhill Engages With Shanghai Fashion Extravaganza

Jim Shi | Posted 01.01.2013 | Style
Jim Shi

In the wide range of offerings -- from super-soft cashmere cardigans and meticulously cut velvet jackets to signature flannel suits and fur-trimmed outerwear -- there was no lacking in brand identity. This was romanticism in its most masculine form.

British Actress Joanna Lumley Unveils Elmgreen & Dragset's Fourth Plinth Statue (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

On February 23, 2012, the British actress Joanna Lumley unveiled the new temporary artwork for the Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square. Conceiv...

Art Piece Brightens A Gloomy London Day

Posted 01.24.2012 | Arts

On January 23, London residents got a break from the dreary winter weather when art collective Greyworld and Tropicana juice company brought a second ...

UK Chefs, Farmers Salvage 'Wonky' Veggies, Cook Up Stew For 5,000

Posted 11.18.2011 | Impact

Instead of letting "wonky" carrots and cauliflower go to waste, a group of British charities and farmers whipped up a vegetable stew to feed 5,000 peo...

Spiritual Lessons From Harry Potter

Greg Garrett | Posted 09.07.2011 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Why has Harry Potter been so important in the lives of both kids and adults? What does the series have to teach us about who we are and what we're supposed to be doing?

PHOTOS: Emma Watson, Stars Shine At MASSIVE 'Harry Potter' Premiere (LIVE)

Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment

Just as the film series goes out with a bang on screen, so does its off-screen celebration. The premiere for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, P...

Artistic Robots Take Over Trafalgar Square - Outrace at London Design Festival

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The team were out to open the London Design Festival with a sneak peak at an installation from Audi, 'Outrace in Trafalgar Square'. Now, you...

WATCH: How To Avoid Offending Tourists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The Guardian sent out a reporter from VisitBritain into London's Trafalgar Square to speak with tourists about how not to offend them, hoping to give ...

'Clockwork Orange' Teenage Girls Beat Gay Man To Death In Trafalgar Square, Court Hears

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two teenage girls kicked a homosexual man to death as he lay unconscious in Trafalgar Square in a shocking killing likened to a scene from the movie C...