London Bridge Ticket Machine Almost Charges Passenger £10,000 to Get to Gatwick Airport

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Iconic London Tower guards don yellow vests for their first strike in 55 YEARS

The Tower of London’s “Beefeater” guards staged a walkout in defiance of pension cuts, donning yellow vests in solidarity with French protesters as they picketed the iconic site – their first strike in 55 years. The Beefeaters, whose red uniforms, black hats, and stoic expressions are instantly recognizable symbols of England, joined workers at other […]

An Iconic London Hotel Is Closing Its Michelin-Starred Restaurant

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I’ll be drone for Christmas: London airport closed for day by drone harassment

Enlarge / LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 20: A Police helicopter flies over Gatwick Airport as they search for the Drone operator causing closure of the airport on December 20, 2018. (credit: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images) In what appears to be the first intentional use of drones to disrupt civil aviation, continued sightings of two […]

Paw-fect helpers! London tennis tournament uses adorable 'ball dogs' (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

There was more intrigue and interest than usual on the opening day of the Champions Tennis veterans tournament in London, thanks to the arrival of a new kind of on-court helper. Traditionally, schoolkids are employed as ball boys and girls to retrieve tennis balls and toss them to the serving player before each point. READ […]

A London Theater is Charging Up to $52 For Movie Tickets

In the heart of London, the flagship Odeon theater in Leicester Square has been closed for eleven months as it underwent a massive, multi-million dollar renovation. It’s finally set to re-open later this month, but some moviegoers are balking at the ticket prices: the theater has announced it will potentially charge over £40 (approximately $ 52) […]

‘Last diplomat he knew’: Ecuador ousts London envoy, fuels rumors of Assange’s imminent eviction

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has terminated the credentials of his UK ambassador, who has been at the center of negotiating the fate of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, as concerns mount over the whistleblower’s safety. The decree, with which Moreno effectively sacked Ecuador’s London ambassador Abbad Ortiz, was published by WikiLeaks on Wednesday. The document does […]

The UK’s first Dolby Cinema to open in London

London’s iconic Odeon Leicester Square cinema has already firmly established itself in the silver screen history books, having hosted more than 700 film premieres since its opening in 1937. Now, it’s getting another accolade. Following an 11-month, multi-million pound refurbishment, the cinema will re-open its doors this Christmas, complete with the UK’s very first Dolby […]