London http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22480/all en Branded clothes come under scrutiny in London Olympics flap http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/london-olympics-organizers-may-ban-spectators-wearing-wron 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. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/world-at-play/london-olympics-organizers-may-ban-spectators-wearing-wron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Olympics World At Play GlobalPost Blogs Sat, 21 Jul 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5712907 at http://www.globalpost.com Bomb Sight: Interactive map shows where Blitz bombs fell on London http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121207/bomb-sight-interactive-map-ww2-blitz-bombs-london A British university has mapped the location of every bomb that fell on London during eight months of World War II.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121207/bomb-sight-interactive-map-ww2-blitz-bombs-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London World War II War Germany United Kingdom Fri, 07 Dec 2012 17:22:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5728350 at http://www.globalpost.com London’s underground love affair celebrates 150 years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130109/london-underground-150-year-anniversary-the-tube <p>LONDON, UK &mdash; It&#39;s just after 8 a.m. at Finchley Road station on the Metropolitan line and London&#39;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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130109/london-underground-150-year-anniversary-the-tube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London transportation Travel/Tourism Culture & Lifestyle Innovation United Kingdom Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:44:00 +0000 Barry Neild 5732128 at http://www.globalpost.com London helicopter crash in photos http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5735068 <p>It&#39;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.</p> London United Kingdom Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:10:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5735068 at http://www.globalpost.com London beats Hong Kong as most expensive city for office space http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130125/london-surpasses-hong-kong-most-expensive-city-office-space <p>If you thought Hong Kong&#39;s business expenses were huge, check out what London charges for its office space.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130125/london-surpasses-hong-kong-most-expensive-city-office-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hong Kong London Business Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Fri, 25 Jan 2013 19:07:10 +0000 Katy Barnato, CNBC 5739466 at http://www.globalpost.com Strip clubs, bars feel the pain of London banking cuts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/global-economy/130214/london-strip-club-bar-banking-cuts <p>City establishments relied on bankers&#39; extravagant spending.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/global-economy/130214/london-strip-club-bar-banking-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies London Business Want to Know Food & Drink Europe Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy United Kingdom Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:51:48 +0000 Holly Ellyatt, CNBC 5755470 at http://www.globalpost.com Giant Colin Firth statue emerges from London lake (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/giant-colin-firth-statue-emerges-london-lake-video Mr. Darcy, meet London; London, meet a rather large Mr. Darcy. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/hollyworld/giant-colin-firth-statue-emerges-london-lake-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Hollyworld United Kingdom Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:01:00 +0000 Kristin Deasy 5878634 at http://www.globalpost.com In London, you can pay $1,200 a month to sleep next to your kitchen sink http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140604/london-property-prices-rent-studio-apartment <p>If there&#39;s one thing we Brits talk about more than the weather, it&#39;s property prices. Dominating the conversation right now is this &quot;fully self-contained&quot; studio in central London, which was advertised to rent yesterday for 737 pounds a month, or $1,233. It was let out within hours of the notice appearing.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/140604/london-property-prices-rent-studio-apartment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> London Want to Know Europe United Kingdom Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:08:22 +0000 Jessica Phelan 6166323 at http://www.globalpost.com