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10 Reasons to Stay in Canary Wharf, London

Clint Johnston | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Planning a trip to London typically starts with a search in the West End. But the East End, defined by its location east of the Roman and medieval walled City of London and north of the Thames, is often unseen by many visitors.

You Get to Choose

Flynn Coleman | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Flynn Coleman

Waiting in line can be a tedious experience. It can also be an opportunity to be mindful, an excuse to dream, or a chance to meet new and interesting people.

PHOTOS: The Best Beaches Near London

Islands | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel
Islands

These may be the best spots for beach volleyball, but beach-goers would be wise to forego bikinis in favor of sweaters or some decent tweeds.

Why Britain Doesn’t Take The Gold In Divorce Support

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 09.29.2012 | Divorce
Claire N. Barnes, MA

All eyes worldwide are on London for the 2012 summer Olympic Games. I thought this might be an opportune time to examine divorce -- British style.

What London Toilets And Cape Town Parking Lots Have In Common

Sadie Dingfelder | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Sadie Dingfelder

I have more bad news about the U.S. economy. Three times, over two days, on two different continents, I couldn't give my American dollars away.

London Travel Tips For The Diamond Jubilee

Kensington Tours | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

There are many of us not on the royal guest list who'll also want behold the spectacle of this monumental occasion firsthand. Here's how.

Accused Russian Spy Admits Affair With British Boss

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

LONDON — An accused Russian spy who worked as an assistant for a British lawmaker went to court Tuesday in a bid to block her deportation &ndash...

UBS And The Rogue Banking System

Julian Kossoff | Posted 11.30.2011 | UK
Julian Kossoff

There is stiff competition for the title of the world's worst bank but the Swiss shambles, UBS, must now have pushed aside the financial catastrophes that are Bank of America, Royal Bank of Scotland, HBOS and CitiBank, to sit atop the whole stinking heap.

Social Media Used To Spread Britain's Riots

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology

LONDON — Some of the text messages read like real-time rallying calls for rioters. "If you're down for making money, we're about to go hard in ...

How BlackBerry—Not Twitter—Fueled The London Riots

TechCrunch Europe | Mike Butcher | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

Over the weekend parts of London descended into chaos as riots and looting spread after a protest organised around the yet unexplained shooting of a m...

Lily Allen Writing Songs For 'Bridget Jones' Musical

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Lily Allen is heading to the stage, or writing for it anyways. Allen is penning the songs for the new musical version of Helen Fielding's'Bridget Jone...

Marine's Memoir Commands Our Attention -- And Personal Investment

Greg Barrett | Posted 09.04.2011 | Books
Greg Barrett

Books like Rye Barcott's It Happened on the Way to War come with a price that can't be easily discounted. You can't finish it and remain prone on the sofa.

Rock, Riots, Rebellion and the Real Notting Hill

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 08.26.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

This neighborhood is alive, vibrant, colorful, stylish and oh so charming with its mostly Victorian townhouses. People chat on stoops, and rare and forgotten psychedelic tunes waft out of flats.

Classic Works Get a Modern Makeover at London's Remastered

Richard MacKichan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Richard MacKichan

The covers record has long been a favorite of musicians, a chance to re-imagine or pay homage to songs of old. London's new Remastered exhibition is applying that same format to art.

POLITICAL ART: Muslim Artist Makes 'Angelic' Tribute To London Attack

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A Muslim artist has sparked outrage with his depiction of the ripped-apart bus destroyed in the 7/7 terror attacks. The artwork shows four angels f...

WATCH: 100 Years Of Fashion Jewelry Styles And Icons

Crane.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

null Fashion For Jewels, 100 Years of Styles and Icons by Carol Woolton the jewellery editor of ...

Jersey City Artist Graham McNamara Talks About His Work, the Studio Tour, and the Business of Art

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Jersey City Artists Studio Tour celebrates its 20th anniversary this weekend, with hundreds of artists exhibiting work in more than 90 locations i...

Hot Shot: Head Games at Kinder Aggugini

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One thing about London — they're not afraid to take risks. ...

Karachi tense after UK killing

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pakistan's biggest city comes to a near-standstill amid fears of unrest after a Pakistani politician is slain in London....

Bridging the Gulf: Bahrain's big experiment with democracy

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My arrangement with Khadija was that she would pick me up in her cab outside my hotel in Manama City. I wanted to meet her because women taxi drivers ...

FRIEZE ART FAIR: Framing The Thames, A Guide To London's Frieze Week 2010

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Frieze Week is upon us! Europe's largest contemporary art fair has staked its tent in Regent's Park, bringing with it an estimated $375 million in wor...

Middle Eastern Supercar Hoodlums Torment Posh Parts of London

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Let's face it, this is hardly home invasion or drive-by shootings. But some of London's most expensive residential neighborhoods are feeling beset by...

WikiLeaks: More US documents coming on Afghan war

Summit Daily News | Summit Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON (AP) - The release of some 91,000 secret U.S. military documents on the Afghanistan war is just the beginning, WikiLeaks founder Juli...

London Fashion Week: Alexander McQueen's Memorial & Creative Genius in Jolly Old

Katherine Ensslen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Katherine Ensslen

While the memorial itself felt honest, real, and not too saccharine, it was also larger-than-life, which is nothing less than what we've all come to expect from anything involving McQueen.

From Russia, With Love

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Richard C. Morais

In real life, actor-director Nikita Mikhalkov is associated with nationalistic politics, but in his films at least he conveys a great deal of humanity and sympathy for individuals of all stripes victimized by Russia's bloody history.