Jan 7, 2014 — London's most modern skyscrapers have their formal names. But they are also given irreverent nicknames like "The Cheese Grater" and "The Prawn."
Dec 19, 2013 — Authorities say nearly 90 are injured, several of them seriously, after the collapse in the city's West End.
Nov 21, 2013 — Police suspect that a couple held three women against their will for three decades, forcing them to do domestic work. A Scotland Yard detective says he's "never seen anything of this magnitude."
Nov 19, 2013 — The London mayor has been urging people to get around by bike for years. And this year, 14 London cyclists have been killed — a higher casualty count than that of the British military in Afghanistan. In each fatal accident, a heavy truck was involved.
Feb 1, 2013 — The iconic black cabs of London got a lift Friday when a Chinese company rescued the British automaker that manufactures the taxis. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said it will pay $17.5 million to buy Manganese Bronze Holdings, which has been making the cabs since 1899.
Jan 16, 2013 — Flying through mist, the helicopter hit a crane and came crashing to the ground. At least two people, including the pilot, are said to be dead. Several others were injured.
Apr 10, 2012 — U.S. beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh is honing her game for the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she and playing partner Misty May-Treanor hope to continue a streak of dominance that goes back to 2004. One thing that might help, she says, is her new sponsorship deal with Pampers.
Aug 9, 2011 — With 16,000 police officers out in full force on London's streets in an effort to put a stop to violent riots that have ravaged the city for three days, the British capital was "relatively calm" Tuesday, says the BBC.
Aug 8, 2011 — Cars and buildings were burning and stores were looted in areas across London Monday, on the third night of riots and violence in the British capital. "Area is an absolute war zone," pub manager Alan McCabe told the BBC in Croydon.
Dec 3, 2010 — Can four hundred people have a conversation? In a theater? On failing to have a conversation and what performance can teach us.