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Tweet BBC News“In fact, more people were executed within the walls of the Tower of London during the 20th Century than under the Tudors,” she explained. Len Sellers, author of Shot In The Tower, a book about German spies in WW1, said the Tower was chosen because of … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC News (blog)The series was commissioned by The Photographers’ Gallery and includes a number of London landmarks, but with each reduced to act as the backdrop to the moment that caught Brunelli’s attention. The pictures are taken during his early-morning walks, … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC NewsConcern is growing among London cyclists about safety on the roads, according to a London Assembly report. Over two-thirds of cyclists were more concerned about safety than six months previously, said the study, called Cycling in London – An Update.£290m plan to make London roundabouts safer and less threatening to cyclistsEvening Standard£300million plan to boost cycle safety in LondonMetro“Sixties relics” to be ripped out as cycle transformation beginsGreater London Authority (press...

Tweet Daily MailHundreds of police officers swooped on addresses across London and the Home Counties yesterday in an operation aimed at smashing one of Britain’s most notorious crime gangs. Senior members of the Adams syndicate were among 15 people arrested as …Couple held in north London as two hundred Met officers stage Adams family …Evening StandardLondon Gangland Arrests: Police Seize £175000 in Cash, Rolex Watches and …International Business Times UK200 Officers Raid Notorious London GangLBC...

Tweet Los Angeles TimesLONDON – Two Muslim extremists who butchered a young British soldier on a busy London street in full view of stunned passersby were sentenced Wednesday to long prison terms, including life without parole for the leader of the attack. A judge harshly …Life without parole for man who hacked soldier to death on London streetToronto StarMan who hacked British soldier to death on London street sentenced to lifeThe Globe and MailMuslim killer of British soldier in London gets life sentenceChannel...

Tweet Evening StandardA suspected member of a notorious North London gang was arrested in his £2.5 million Clerkenwell townhouse today as 200 Met officers burst into 25 addresses in the capital and Home Counties. The man aged 57 was seized with his wife in an extraordinary …Huge police operation targets notorious north London family crime gangDaily MailLondon Gangland Arrests: Police Seize £175000 in Cash, Rolex Watches and …International Business Times UK200 Officers Raid Notorious London GangLBC 97.3 all...

Tweet ITV NewsSnow is the one weather word guaranteed to get people talking and today the Met Office has issued a yellow ‘be prepared’ warning for the white stuff in the south east of England and London on Friday. Leytonstone during a snow shower in March 2013 … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet BBC SportLondon Irish have signed forward Luke Narraway from Top 14 side Perpignan on a two-year contract. The number eight, who has been capped seven times by England, has spent the last two seasons with the French side. Narraway, 30, previously made 163 …London Irish confirm signing of England International Luke NarrawayReading PostLondon Irish sign Luke NarrawayESPNScrum.comNarraway joins London Irish ending Top14 stintRugbyweek.comThe Rugby Paperall 26 news articles …read more Source: London News...

Tweet The GuardianFor the first time since the Olympics and Paralympics, the London Aquatics Centre will open its doors to the public, for as little as £3.50 per session, with the London Legacy Development Corporation describing this Saturday’s venue relaunch as a key …Swim in the wake of London’s 2012 Olympic legends — for just £3.50Evening StandardZaha Hadid Architects complete London Aquatics CentreVogue AustraliaLondon 2012 Aquatics Centre to open to the public on SaturdayThe WharfSwimVortex.com...

Tweet CNBC.comInvestment firm London Central Portfolio is set to launch a London residential property fund in Singapore next month, focusing on the central districts of the city, and in direct response to growing Singapore demand for London property. (Read more … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Building a profile: Irish architects making their mark on LondonIrish TimesIt’s not easy for Irish architects to conquer London, what with so much home-grown talent in the British capital from lords Foster and Rogers, knights of the realm Chipperfield and Grimshaw and other “starchitects”. But Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Battle Over London Market Raises Development IssuesNew York TimesLONDON — Trying to renovate a Victorian market and tack on some offices hip enough for Google in the oldest part of this ancient city is not a task for the weak of heart. Just ask Geoff Harris. As head of property development for Henderson Global … and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Theater|In 1930s Britain, an Office Lothario and the Women Who Endure HimNew York TimesIn the early 1930s, when the Great Depression had the planet in its grip, the playwright John van Druten could be counted on to provide Broadway audiences with a particular brand of escape: sophisticated modern comedies set amid London’s privileged … and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet UK home prices to rise 7 percent this year as London leaps – Reuters pollReuters UKThere will be a lot of people thinking, `I will lock in my mortgage now’,” said London-based independent property market analyst Tony Williams. The Bank of England slashed interest rates to a record low 0.5 percent nearly five years ago, making …Home prices in Britain to rise 7% this year as London leapsStraits Times all 3 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Henderson Wins Approval for 36-Story London Gotham City TowerBloombergHenderson Global Investors Ltd., the manager of $118 billion in assets, won local-government approval to build a London office complex capped by a 156-meter tower nicknamed “Gotham City.” The City of London Corporation gave the company permission …£400m London ‘Gotham City’ scheme approvedConstruction Enquirer all 4 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Evening StandardTom Daley is now based at the Aquatic Centre Dennis Hone, chief executive of the London Legacy Development Corporation, said: “This is an exciting moment in the legacy of the Games. The iconic Aquatics Centre with its unique design will now be open for … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet MetroIt has five bedrooms, bathrooms and reception rooms, and also has an unmatched 360-degree view of London. Looking for a flat in London? This one costs just £200,000… The flat looks out on to Hyde Park (Picture: Savills). The flat at One Hyde Park …London One Hyde Park penthouse that costs £45000-a-week to RENTDaily MailYours to rent… for £200k a MONTH: London flat in One Hyde Park sets new recordEvening Standard all 9 news articles …read more Source: London News From...

Tweet Daily MailA London penthouse is believed to be the most expensive rental property in the country after it was put on the market for £2.3m a year. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom apartment is located in the exclusive One Hyde Park – the most expensive block of …Looking for a flat in London? This one costs just £200000… a monthMetroYours to rent… for £200k a MONTH: London flat in One Hyde Park sets new recordEvening Standard all 9 news articles …read more Source: London...

Tweet The GuardianWong Kei in Wardour Street, famously the rudest restaurant in London, is being refurbished. It will reopen on 10 March. The menu is unchanged; the main renovation has been one of attitude. They are no longer intending to shout “Sit down with them!” or …End of the line for ‘London’s rudest Chinese restaurant’: Wong Kei due for …Evening Standard all 2 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Impressive images mix classic paintings and modern London street viewsGizmodoReddit user Shystone has put together some really impressive mashups of classical paintings and Google Street View snapshots of London. They show how much and how little the city has changed in the last few hundred of years. The one above shows a … and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...