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UK Police Call Off Lion Hunt; Probably Large Cat

August 27, 2012, 2:30 pm

Police in the British city of Essex who were investigating reports that there was a lion on the loose have called off the search, with authorities saying that it was likely a [...]

Julian Assange: ‘War on Whistleblowers Must End’

August 19, 2012, 11:50 am

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a public appearance on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, calling on the U.S. to end its “war on whistleblowers.”

Olympics Reopens Debate on Scottish Independence

August 17, 2012, 3:59 pm

As the warmth of the Olympics flames subside, friction between the Yes and No campaigns for Scottish independence hots up.

UK Trade Group: Olympics Caused Tourism Downfall

August 13, 2012, 2:18 pm

The London Olympics did not bring in as much money to the U.K. as predicted, according to a trade group representing tour operators.

London Mayor Touts Olympic Tourism Boon

August 7, 2012, 6:08 pm

The 2012 Olympics have provided a boost to London’s retail sales and tourism sector, says Mayor Boris Johnson.

London’s Historic Waterway in a 50-minute Sprint

August 6, 2012, 2:23 pm

London 2012 is in full swing but you can escape the melee and experience many of the great sights along the banks of London’s historic waterway – and all in just 50-minutes.

Eight People Charged in UK Phone Hacking Scandal

July 24, 2012, 3:20 pm

Two former News of the World editors and six others were charged with 19 counts linked to phone hacking, U.K. prosecutors have said.

London 2012 Faces Tough Transport Challenges

July 24, 2012, 11:47 am

With the Olympic opening ceremony taking place this Friday, years of transport preparations for the games are about to be put to the test.

Man Dives Off London Tower Bridge in Olympic Protest

July 23, 2012, 5:15 pm

A man jumped off London’s Tower Bridge while protesting the government’s mandate that taxi drivers cannot use the Olympics Games Lanes, reserved for officials and athletes.

Backyard Archaeology

July 23, 2012, 5:13 pm

A community archaeology project organised as part of the Festival of British Archaeology got volunteers digging pits in their backgarden looking for medieval artefacts.


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