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Coroner Cracks 130-Year-Old Cold Case

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

LONDON — A skull dug up in a back garden has solved a 130-year-old mystery surrounding the murder of a wealthy London widow. Julia Thomas was 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...

PHOTOS: Tracey Emin's Pop Up Exhibition At Louis Vuitton, London

Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

Alongside artist Tracey Emin's "Love is What You Want" exhibition at London's Hayward Gallery, eight new prints are on display and available for sale ...

WATCH: The Surrealist Aesthetic And Nostalgic Sounds Of Metronomy

Crane.tv | Posted 09.03.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

The Crane.tv crew met up with Josh Mount, near East London's legendary rehearsal studios 'The Premises' for a stroll in the park, a chat about his ph...

Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled In London

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | World

LONDON -- Ronald Reagan was hailed as "a great American hero" Monday as his admirers unveiled a 10-foot-tall (3-meter-tall) statue of the former U.S. ...

Robotic Armpit: A Profound Protest?

Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts

You may have heard of the uncanny valley, but what about an "uncanny crevice?" London designer Kevin Grannan's design for a robotic armpit is just tha...

London's "Little People Project": Miniature Masterpieces

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The next time you’re out and about in the city, be sure to tread lightly: You may step on someone! Or a whole crowd of someones ...

Highest Ever Contemporary Art Sale In London

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Sotheby’s triumphed this week and signaled an end to art market woes as its Contemporary Art evening sale raised $174.1million -...

Kim Cattrall Returns To Broadway

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Kim Cattrall will soon be sipping cocktails on a Broadway stage. The "Sex and the City" is reprising her role in Noel Coward's "Priv...

The Faithful Shopper: The Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the Independence Day weekend just ahead, I'm headed for the beach! The Hamptons beckon, with a slew of new seasonal stores in the main shopping districts.

Britain's Largest Mortgage Lender Axing 15,000 Jobs

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

LONDON (Sudip Kar-Gupta and Steve Slater) - Lloyds will axe 15,000 jobs and halve its international presence, a plan its new boss hopes will save ...

Missing Leonardo Da Vinci Painting To Be Shown

Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

A lost work by Leonardo da Vinci has been found in a private American collection. The painting " Salvator Mundi," (below) which shows Christ raising h...

Francis Bacon Painting Sells For $28.7M

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- Christie's auction house says a painting by Francis Bacon has sold for 17.96 million pounds ($28.7 million) at a sale in London. Christie's...

"The Weddings of the Century"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge St. James's Palace Chapel Royal, Cleveland Row London, England SW1A 1DH Dear William and Kate: I a...

David Lohr

British Tragedy: Two Brothers, Two Jails, Two Suicides

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

A family in England is trying to raise awareness about the death of their son – a prison inmate who committed suicide behind bars eight years after ...

Top 10 Portrait Picks From The London Auctions

Bruce Helander | Posted 08.26.2011 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Next week, London hosts contemporary auctions organized by Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips de Pury. While there are gems on the docket like Warhol'...

Dominic West, from HBO hit series The Wire, hits London's West End!

Lily Bevan | Posted 08.22.2011 | Entertainment
Lily Bevan

Dominic West, of The Wire fame, is currently starring in a very different role at the Duchess Theatre.

Hannah Martin's Audacious Jewelry Designs

Crane.tv | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

Crane.tv meets up with London-based Hannah Martin whose rock'n'roll chic jewellery designs make way for luxury...

Traveling for Art and Eating Well

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel
Edward Goldman

Would you agree that there is some charming and yummy connection between good art and good food? Many world-class museums are not only trying to impress visitors with great art but also eager to impress their taste buds.

PHOTOS: Queen Celebrates 300th Anniversary Of St. Paul's

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

LONDON (AP)—St. Paul's Cathedral celebrated its 300th anniversary and the completion of a 15-year restoration project on Tuesday, with Queen Elizabe...

The Love Affair With Place

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

Your knees buckle, you feel off-center, yet filled with joy. A sense of the "anything is possible" comes over you. You're not yourself; nor do you want to be. You're in love.

Le Crazy Horse's Burlesque Show

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

This week we were feeling adventurous and playful here at Crane.tv.. which is why when we heard that the legendary Parisian burlesque show was being p...

WATCH: Assange Slams Detention As WikiLeaks 'Impediment'

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) — After six months under virtual house arrest, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange acknowledged Thursday that his detention is hampering th...

Ritz Hotel, Eton College Among Al Qaeda Bomber's Planned Targets

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON -- The Ritz Hotel in London and the elite private school Eton were among a handful of possible British terror targets that a senior al-Qaida le...

WikiLunch? Chance To Dine With Julian Assange On Sale

AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | World

LONDON -- It may be the ultimate indiscreet lunch. WikiLeaks is offering eight people the chance to dine with founder Julian Assange as a fundraiser ...