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BBC NewsThe “Walkie Talkie” and “Cheesegrater” are nicknames for just two of the latest bizarrely-shaped tower blocks to appear on London’s skyline, to mixed reaction and sometimes unexpected consequences. The “Boomerang” and “Scalpel” are next in the pipeline … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Evening StandardLondon weather High winds: a commuter struggles on a bridge across the Thames The Met Office said there was a risk of flooding as heavy rain falls on saturated ground. “Gale-force to severe gale-force winds will be an added hazard, with the potential …London-bound rail passengers urged to leave early as forecasters issue a north …Manchester Evening News all 60 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

London boy, 13, is UK’s youngest Scrabble championEvening StandardThe schoolboy from Highgate, north London, said: “I love words, writing and reading but more than anything I love the strategy of the game. I often play against my mum and I’ve set up a Scrabble club at school.” He is now hoping to win the Youth … …read more Source: London News From Google ...

Evening StandardHowever as gale force winds hit central London, the plastic covering bore the brunt of it and spilled out thousands of foam pellets across the pavement. Snow globe: The sphere around eros before it burst Casey Mae Reed, 31, from Hammersmith, said: “It …UK weather: Pictures show how giant ‘snow globe’ around famous London …Mirror.co.ukBefore and after: Snow globe damaged by heavy windsITV News all 10 news articles …read more Source: London News From Google ...

If you’re planning a trip to London, the New London New South Hotel’s worth a visit. This blogger just received a great letter introducing the hotel. Here it is: South Place Hotel, the City of London’s first independent luxury hotel, is now open for business and a lot of pleasure with stunning art installations, contemporary design collaborations and mouth-watering menus. Discerning business travellers and design conscious guests are invited to restaurateur D&D’s first hotel to experience a distinctly different...

London to host major American sports league by 2011 ...

There’s a petition going around that calls for the organizers of the London 2012 Olympics to scrap the logo they came up with because they just plain don’t like it, and that it will cause epileptic seizures. Well, when I got my first glance at the logo, I could not get out of my mind how much it looked like the German Swastika. I’m not kidding. The logo has that same four-square-corners rotating around a center look as the Swastika. Moreover, it looks like someone knew this, and decided to turn the logo so that...

NFL Game in London Sells 40,000 TicketsBy Associated Press LONDON — The first regular season NFL game outside North America is shaping up as a hot ticket. The first 40,000 tickets for the Oct. 28 game between the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants at the new Wembley Stadium sold in 90 minutes Wednesday. “The speed in which such a large number of tickets were snapped up … demonstrates the great excitement and appetite for the game in this country,” said Alistair Kirkwood, managing director of NFL UK. “We know...

Demand for NFL Game at Wembley HighBy DAVE SKRETTAAP Sports Writer NEW YORK — The grousing by some NFL fans over the first regular-season game to be played overseas might not be limited to this side of the Atlantic. More than half a million ticket requests poured in soon after commissioner Roger Goodell announced the New York Giants would play the Miami Dolphins at the new Wembley Stadium in London. That outpouring of interest for the Oct. 28 contest means many die-hard fans — not to mention the curious observers the game is...

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE 280 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (212) 450-2000 * FAX (212) 681-7573 WWW.NFLMedia.com Joe Browne, Executive Vice President-Communications Greg Aiello, Vice President-Public Relations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/2/07 NFL INTERNATIONAL TO FOCUS ON LONDON 2007: CHINA PRESEASON GAME RESCHEDULED FOR 2009 The NFL has determined that it will focus its global resources this year on its first overseas regular-season game — to be held on October 28 in London, England, with the Miami Dolphins hosting the...

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE280 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017(212) 450-2000 * FAX (212) 681-7573WWW.NFLMedia.com Joe Browne, Executive Vice President-CommunicationsGreg Aiello, Vice President-Public Relations LONDON TO HOST NFL REGULAR-SEASON GAME London will be the venue for the first regular-season NFL game to be played outside North America, the National Football League announced today. The NFL will stage the first in its new series of international regular-season games in the United Kingdom’s capital city in the fall of 2007. NFL owners...