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Giant Colin Firth statue emerges from London lake (VIDEO)

Mr. Darcy, meet London; London, meet a rather large Mr. Darcy.
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Actor Colin Firth attends the Chopard Lunch during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2013 in Cannes, France. (Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
Mr. Darcy, meet London; London, meet a rather large Mr. Darcy.

Strip clubs, bars feel the pain of London banking cuts

City establishments relied on bankers' extravagant spending.

London beats Hong Kong as most expensive city for office space

If you thought Hong Kong's business expenses were huge, check out what London charges for its office space.

London helicopter crash in photos

It's not yet known what caused the accident, but conditions were misty as the helicopter flew low over the River Thames at Vauxhall, south London.

London’s underground love affair celebrates 150 years

LONDON, UK — It's just after 8 a.m. at Finchley Road station on the Metropolitan line and London's subway network is heaving with rush hour passengers. For most this is just the start of another working day. But for the transport network through whose maze of narrow tunnels they have rattled, it is a phenomenal feat: more than three million people delivered safely, without delay. The London Underground, or Tube as it is more commonly known, is today celebrating its 150th anniversary. Some of the tunnels, including those used by the Metropolitan line, have been in near-continuous operation since steam trains first navigated them in 1863.

Bomb Sight: Interactive map shows where Blitz bombs fell on London

A British university has mapped the location of every bomb that fell on London during eight months of World War II.

Branded clothes come under scrutiny in London Olympics flap

Organizing committee statement indicates only large groups wearing "visibly branded" clothing to be barred entry
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: A giant set of Olympic rings are displayed from Tower Bridge on June 27, 2012 in London, England. The rings weigh over three tonnes and measure over 25 metres wide by 11.5 metres tall; they will be illuminated in a light-show every evening during the Games. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
In the latest in a series of advertising kerfuffles at the London Olympics, Olympic Delivery Chairman Lord Sebastian Coe admitted yesterday on BBC Radio 4's Today program that spectators wearing branded clothes wouldn't be allowed entry - a statement the organizing committee clarified in the face of public dismay.
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