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While Paris, New York and Milan vie for the title of ultimate fashion capital of the universe, London reigns supreme as the city where the most interesting young designers, many from countries other than the UK, show their wares (Sorry NYC!) Here's a round-up of our five favorite shows from London Fashion ...
London-based CityStasher is building what it calls an 'Airbnb for luggage', a network of brick and mortar businesses across Europe that will store your luggage for a few hours after you have checked out or are waiting to check into your travel accommodation. To help with this mission, CityStasher has raised ...

Hamilton kicked off its own British invasion when the London production of the hit musical opened last month, and now creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is revealing a few lyrics that changed when the show crossed the pond. On Tuesday, Miranda tweeted that he "tweaked 3 tiny lyrics" for the show's London ...
Derryck John, 17, attacked Jabed Hussain as the food delivery driver finished his shift on 13 July. Mr Hussain's facial burns have healed but he was left traumatised and still has breathing problems. John pleaded guilty on Monday to carrying out acid attacks on six moped riders in London to steal their bikes.
London - There certainly is a special element to being one of the few teams selected to play a regular season game in a foreign country, that much the 76ers fully recognize, from Brett Brown down to his players. The assignment is a privileged one, full of opportunities for professional and personal ...
A widow strangled with a lawnmower cord on an allotment had been "wary" of her alleged killer, a court has heard. Rahim Mohammadi, 41, had a reputation among growers at Colindale, north-west London, for being "threatening" and "volatile", the Old Bailey was told. prosecutor John Price QC said Lea ...
How much does the media influence our perception of crime, the criminal justice system, and the police? These issues have a long history. Richard Ward calls a 1744 London crime wave the earliest example of the media whipping up a moral panic about street crime. Moral panics are instances of mass ...
Kuwait Energy may be on the brink of reviving its bid to list on the London Stock Exchange by merging with UK-based oil company Soco International. Soco confirmed that it is in talks to merge with Kuwait Energy in a deal which would finally give the Middle Eastern group a foothold in the UK market after ...
The article was posted on the Portals of London blog, a website that claims to be working "towards a catalogue of London's inter-dimensional gateways". It's an example of how websites and social media accounts can be used to create fictional self-contained worlds that are just on the cusp of believability.
New York City took a double hit in an annual survey of real estate investors, which saw London overtake it in first place globally and Los Angeles tie it for top U.S. city. The annual survey of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate asks its members, who are estimated to have more than $2 trillion in ...
A crime victim has started legal action against London Mayor Sadiq Khan over the closure of police stations across the capital. Paul Kohler was the victim of a violent attack in his home in Wimbledon in 2014. He says he survived because police officers were able to get to his house from the local station ...
Inner London renters looking for good-value homes should look to south-east London to get more space for their money, according to a new report. The research compares the average amount of floor space £100 per month buys in rental homes in every inner London postcode. Unsurprisingly, space is ...
London's chilly temperatures take the event to new extremes. This year's No ... Their joy ride ended at an after-party London's Soho neighborhood. Take a look at the ... Passengers without trousers stand at cash machines as part of the "No Trousers on the Tube Day" event in London on Jan. 7, 2018.
A 17-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to carrying out acid attacks on six moped riders to steal their bikes. Derryck John, from Croydon, appeared at Wood Green Crown Court and admitted targeting the riders in the north and east of London on 13 July. He sprayed the riders in the face with a noxious liquid ...

Michael Bisping has gone on record saying his next fight -- which is expected to go down on March 17, 2018 at a UFC Fight Night event in London, England -- will be the final one of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Not surprisingly, he already has many potential suitors wanting to be his his dance ...
The City of London is home to both the stock exchange and the Bank of England, and in appearance includes a host of some of its tallest skyscrapers - including the distinctively recognisable 30 St Mary Axe, also known as the Gherkin, and the wedge-shaped Leadenhall Building, or Cheesegrater.
No arrests have been made in connection with Mr Lamidi's death, but officers made two arrests in connection with the stabbing of Mr Parnell, from Croydon, three in connection with the murder of Mr Narvaez-Arias, from south London, and five in connection with the death of the unnamed 18-year-old victim.
Scotland Yard said two employees were attacked in the shop on the Broadway in Mill Hill, north London, at about 11.45pm on Saturday night. A 49-year-old was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition. The other suffered minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment. Detectives are ...
A woman has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a bus in central London. The pedestrian, in her mid-20s, suffered head injuries after she was struck by the double-decker bus on the corner of Oxford Street and Vere Street at 10:50 GMT. A London Ambulance spokesman said she was taken to a ...
Transport for London has apologised to Pop Idol winner Will Young after he complained that a bus driver subjected him to homophobic abuse. "We're very sorry to hear of Will Young's experience, and are looking into it urgently," said TfL director of enforcement Steve Burton. Young says the bus driver ...
My partner is very keen to move our two young children out of London for a much nicer house, better schools and less stress. I'm resisting as it will mean an 80-minute commute each way for me and a likely £5,500 season ticket. Will I spend my life regretting this - or do these moves work out? Do you have ...
The head of Scotland Yard has thrown her weight behind the idea that knife crime should be treated as a public health crisis rather than purely a crime. Speaking to the London assembly, Cressida Dick argued that persistent levels of knife-related violence required a preventative program to help reduce the ...
A third of all sellers in the UK reduced the asking price of their houses last year, and nearly half of homes for sale between £1million and £2million in London have cut their prices. Property experts claim that sellers are being forced to make unprecedented cuts in order to secure a sale. Sellers outside prime ...
London -- Alexander Hamilton is standing tall in the country he famously fought against. If you go for statistical trivia, you can quantify in hard numbers the increased stature of this American founding father, who is being celebrated in the triumphantly transplanted Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton" at the ...
Two years and one Presidential election later--and a little more than a year after Biden's successor, Mike Pence, attended the show and was beseeched from the stage to represent "the diverse America," as the musical's multiethnic cast aspires to do--I saw "Hamilton" in London, on its opening night, at the Victoria Palace ...
To mark its 40th anniversary this month, London's 'first boutique hotel' is offering 40 rooms for the vastly reduced rate of £40 a night - a discount of 84 per cent. The celebrated Blakes Hotel in South Kensington, styled by renowned British designer Anouska Hempel, normally charges upwards of £255 for a ...
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called it "further proof London is the undisputed tech capital of Europe and I am committed to ensuring we take over from silicon Valley as the world's leading tech hub". Digital Minister Matt Hancock said it was "excellent news". He added: "The UK's tech sector is leading the ...
LORRAINE Kelly is selling her £800,000 home in Dundee and buying a pad in London - because she's sick of commuting and wants to spend more time with her husband. The star has been married to Steve Smith since 1992, and the pair live together in Dundee in a house they've owned since 2010.
TOWER OF London ICE RINK: Although some of London's rinks stay open into spring, today's your last chance to glide around the Tower of London's moat. Head there this evening when the castle walls will be illuminated by hundreds of pretty snowflakes. Tower of London, £15, book ahead, 11am-9pm.
What are markets doing: The FTSE 100 index fell 0.2% to 7,676.97, easing back from the all-time closing high scored on Friday (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/UK-stocks-set-to-finish-2017-at-record-high-2017-12-29), the last trading session of 2017. The London benchmark logged a 7.6% gain for the ...
Horse collapses in the middle of street during London's New Year's Day parade as onlookers watch in horror. WARNING: DISTRESSING IMAGES. The parade was brought to an abrupt halt when a horse pulling a carriage suddenly fell to the ground. Share; Comments. By. Kara O'Neill. 10:24, 2 JAN 2018; Updated 11:39, ...
Six men and boys have been arrested over murders that took four young lives as the UK celebrated New Year's Eve, pushing the number of people stabbed to death in London to 80 in 2017. police condemned the "senseless" killings of a 17-year-old boy, an 18-year-old man and two others aged 20, with a ...
The investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia was reportedly sparked by a conversation that took place over a drink in a London bar. George Papadopoulos, who was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, was said to have disclosed to a ...
Fears for missing teenage girl believed to be in London with older man. Alexandra Zurawaska, 16, has been missing since Christmas Day and is believed to be ... The 16-year-old is thought to have travelled to Sutton in London. Alexandra also has links to Hounslow, Richmond, Brent and Enfield boroughs.
If you were to Google for a list of the best cities to visit in December, London and New York always come right near the top. This is for good reason, as everything gets festive, from the bars and nightlife, to the landmarks and the restaurants, as well as all the performances.
Winter may not be London's peak tourist season, but travelers with plans to head to the city in the coming colder weather months can look forward to a lineup of new tours that are far from run of the mill. Whether it's your first time in London or you're a repeat visitor, these seven city tours are meant to unearth ...
These incidents are disrupting trains between market Harborough and Bedford on our Sheffield / Nottingham / London St Pancras route. "Network Rail are currently on site and assessing the area between Market Harborough and Kettering. There is no estimate for staff to attend to the horses on the railway ...
A man has appeared in court charged with the rape of a woman on Christmas Eve. The victim was attacked in Carlisle City Centre in the early hours, Cumbria police said. Kabir Hussain, 40, from DoD Street in Tower Hamlets, London was remanded in custody by North Cumbria magistrates. Detectives are ...
"They come in here, they inspect [their gold bars] and caress them," says Lorena Baird, executive director of Baird & Co, the UK's only gold refinery, which has been operating quietly in east London for half a century. "Each customer has an individual box and we bring it to them here so they can see and feel ...
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: "These latest figures are a damning indictment of the continuing failure of train operating companies to provide an adequate service for passengers. "Londoners are fed up with repeated delays, cancelations and overcrowding. "Growing dissatisfaction with private train ...
The Museum of London recently announced it would collect a piece of the giant stinking "fatberg" clogging the sewers of Whitechapel. The congealed blob of fat, oil, grease, wet wipes and sanitary products is over 250m long and weighs over 130 tonnes, truly a monument to London. Curator Vyki Sparkes ...
He said: "I've had a number of discussions with representatives of moped delivery drivers and they say there are now parts London where their drivers are not willing to go because of the danger of attack. "I think all of us would regard it as unacceptable that there are no go areas in parts of London and parts ...
Three men have been arrested as part of an inquiry into high-value street robberies and shop raids in London by gangs using mopeds. the suspects were detained over four recent thefts of luxury merchandise worth thousands of pounds, police said. Officers were acting on intelligence collected over three ...
Sadiq Khan plans to increase council tax across the capital to "bridge the gap" in funding faced by the Met police and London Fire Brigade. The Mayor of London will use new powers to impose the rise, which he said would inevitably hit the poorest the hardest. The average Band D taxpayer in the capital ...
police have released a video of a baby found abandoned in a park in a bid to find his mother. The boy, who has been named Baby Harry by medical staff, has still not been claimed three months after he was discovered wrapped in a white blanket in Plaistow, East London, on 17 September. Harry was taken ...
Not only has The Jungle, the challenging play that Murphy wrote with Joe Robertson just opened in London to admiring reviews, but "the Joes" have also revealed that their pop-up refugee theatre - visited by leading British Actors such as Jude Law, Toby Jones and Benedict Cumberbatch - is to rise again ...
London - Detectives are baffled by the mysterious case of how a pensioner suddenly burst into flames on a quiet London street. They have been unable to find anything at the scene that could have caused the sudden blaze that killed 70-year-old John Nolan. In what appears like a case of spontaneous ...


 

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