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Tweet Follow me 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 Follow me 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 Follow me 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 Follow me 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 Follow me 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 Follow me 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 Follow me 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:...

Tweet Follow me 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...

Tweet Follow me 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 Follow me 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 ...

Tweet Follow me Baltimore Sun (blog)The Crawleys are in London and their “other home.” Not a manse compared to Downton, but can anything be fairly compared to Downton? Still, they’re bravely making do! It’s at least eight months after the last episode, and the fam is preparing for Rose’s …‘Downton Abbey’ season finale recap: London CallingEntertainment WeeklyWatch ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 4 Finale Live, Online! Will February 23rd …Hollywood Take all...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsLeicester moved up to fourth spot with a victory at London Irish to end the Exiles’ three-match winning league run. Tries from Ben Youngs and Logovi’i Mulipola gave Tigers a 10-9 lead at the break, with Irish’s points coming from three James O’Connor …Matchday Live: London Irish v Leicester TigersReading PostLondon Irish 15 Leicester 20: Tigers hang on for deserved win – match reportLeicester MercuryAviva Premiership: Leicester Tigers hold off London IrishSkySportsESPNScrum.com...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsA couple who won a Supreme Court challenge are to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel in London later. Louisa Hodkin launched legal action after officials refused to register a Church of Scientology chapel in central London as a place for marriage …Scientology wedding to go ahead in LondonEvening StandardCouple to make history in London Scientology weddingITV News all 23 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me LondonistContinuing our series of short stories set in, or influenced by, London. This week, Ronnie Capaldi captures an experience that most of us have been through. See the foot of the page for a new call for stories themed around Year of the Bus. …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me Telegraph.co.ukOn a busy street in one of the most affluent areas of London, a handful of committed demonstrators are conducting a 24-hour picket of a large building complex. The activists bear home-made banners with slogans such as “Ukraine is on fire”, and wave the … and more …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me Daily MailShe is a Hollywood star who is accustomed to red carpets and all the best parties. But Keira Knightley swapped industry glamour for real life on Saturday when she enjoyed some casual retail therapy in north London. The actress, 28, joined her husband, … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me The IndependentIt’s easy to imagine the designer of the latest alternative London Underground Tube map, finding herself surrounded by swathes of exhausted and seemingly half-dead commuters, inspired to re-work the iconic design as a map of the Greek underworld. …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me Sports Local HockeyLondon Free Press“When you see teams that have been doing well all year and suddenly you’re gaining on them a little bit, it gives you hope that you can catch them,” London assistant coach Dylan Hunter said. “But we’re just trying to finish hard. It’s not so much …London Knights win sixth straight gameMetroNews Canada all 6 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Tweet Follow me BBC NewsThree men have been arrested after a suspected drive-by shooting which forced the closure of London’s Waterloo Bridge. A man in his 20s was injured when a car travelling over the bridge was shot at by someone on a motorcycle at around 20:00 GMT, the …Drive-By Shooting In Central LondonSky NewsThree arrested over ‘drive-by shooting’ on Waterloo Bridge in LondonThe IndependentWaterloo Bridge closed after drive-by shooting in LondonDescrierHerald Scotlandall 16 news...

Tweet Follow me Middle class ‘cling-ons’ squeezed out of London property marketFinancial TimesLarge numbers of high earners have been locked out of the London housing market, according to an analysis by the Financial Times. Research suggests that entire boroughs such as Camden and Hammersmith have become “no go” areas for middle-class … …read more Source: London News From Google ...