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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...

UNDERGROUND ART: Dante's Inferno Underneath Waterloo Station

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Americans are in trouble unless the UK increases exports. There they are, smugly denying us their resources like David Beckham on the bench. We need t...

A Breath of French Air: London's Capital Hotel

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The Capital Hotel's restaurant, where the Queen herself has been known to dine, has two Michelin stars, a list with more than 2000 wines and a lineup of celebrity chefs who consistently inspire drooling.

U.K. Begins Delayed Investigation Of 2005 Transit Bombing Deaths

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — An inquiry into the 2005 London suicide bombings opened Monday, with victims' family members reliving their nightmares as details poure...

WATCH: Johnny Depp Surprises 9-Year-Old Fan At London School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

A 9-year-old aspiring pirate in the southeast London area got the surprise of her life when Johnny Depp showed up at her school this week. Beatrice ...

Green Energy Boys Not So Different Than the Good Ole Oil Boys

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Vivian Norris

The Green Boys actually pretend to be about equality and sustainability and democracy, but they are just as obsessed as the oil and Wall Street guys with accumulating more money and power.

Saudi Prince Allegedly Killed Servant After Gay Sex Attack At London Hotel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Saudi prince accused of beating his manservant to death in a London hotel is now facing rumors the two were involved in a homosexual relationship, a...

MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Diaghilev And The Ballet Russes On Display In London

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

LONDON.- The V&A's major autumn exhibition, "Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909--1929", will explore the world of the influential...

First Nighter: Yes, Prime Minister Prime Stage Comedy Meat

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

What particularly distinguishes Yes, Prime Minister is that it's topical humor served hot from a theater oven. That's a dish not often available these days.

Stonehenge Skeleton Proves Site's Prehistoric Importance

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON – A wealthy young teenager buried near Britain's mysterious Stonehenge monument came from the Mediterranean hundreds of miles away, scien...

Does Obama Love Lil Wayne Or What?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

During a much-discussed Rolling Stone interview, President Obama was asked what's on his iPod. He named artists and bands that reflect an eclectic mix...

WATCH: FILM: Name Them All, The Guardian's 'Film Season'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

UK-based newspapers The Guardian and The Observer are banding together for a month's worth of great film. From making film to watching film, they're ...

Little Cement Urbanites: Isaac Cordal's Street Art Installations

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

2010-09-24-streetart.jpgWith the simple act of miniaturization and thoughtful placement, London-based street artist Issac Cordal magically expands the imagination of pedestrians finding his sculptures on the street.

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.

PHOTOS: Aldwych Tube Station To Open This Weekend For 70th Anniversary Of WW2 Raids On London

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LONDON — A London subway station closed since it was used as a shelter during World War II bombing raids is being opened to the public for guide...

Book Stops Traffic, Literally

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — Andrew Marr's latest book is, literally, stopping traffic. Boxes containing 15 British tons (16.8 U.S. tons) worth of the journalist's ...

Angelenos for Public Transportation

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

When the history of public transportation in LA is written, an event held on Sunday will be remembered as critical. That is the day that a diverse group of Angelenos gathered at Tom Safran's Brentwood home.

UK Woman Who Dumped Cat In Trash Charged

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) -- An animal protection group says it is taking legal action against a British woman who horrified animal lovers when she was recorded dum...

Prince William Becomes Search-And-Rescue Pilot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — After seven months of training, Prince William is going to graduate as a fully qualified search-and-rescue helicopter pilot. His Londo...

Pakistani Gangs Riot In Karachi After Senior Politician's U.K. Murder

AP | ASHRAF KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Gangs torched vehicles and a shop in Pakistan's largest city on Friday after a senior politician from the local ruling party...

WATCH: PHOTOGRAPHY: From Photography To Skulls With David Bailey

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Bailey, one of Britain's most celebrated photographers, best known for his portraits of some of the most famous and beautiful people in the worl...

I Audition for Sparks in London, 1974

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Ron Chaplin Hitler, barely glancing at me, said in a cold, dismissive, and prissy tone, "Well, you're certainly overpowering, aren't you?"

Irish Militant Group Threatens Bankers With 'Punishment Shootings'

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Northern Irish militant group Real I.R.A., an offshoot of the Irish Republican Army, has turned its violent focus on bankers and banks, in response to...

ART FESTIVALS: Frieze Curator Sarah McCrory On This Year's Festival

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Courtesy of MutualArt.com Sarah McCrory is as busy as ever these days. The London-based curator is in charge of Frieze Projects, the program of artis...

Church Of England Decides To Allow Women Bishops

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The Church of England national assembly decided Monday that women should be allowed to become bishops, making only minor concessions to...