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London New Year’s Eve to Be Ticketed for First Time

London New Year’s Eve to Be Ticketed for First Time

Those hoping to see the New Year’s Eve fireworks in London, United Kingdom, may be disappointed to hear that it is to be ticketed for the first time. The aim is to reduce the number of people crowding around the area, which led to around 500,000 people last year. However, the decision to ticket the […]

Tower of London Poppies Cannot Be Sold on eBay

Tower of London Poppies Cannot Be Sold on eBay

eBay has confirmed that the Tower of London poppies cannot be sold on the site. Anyone trying to sell one of the ceramic pieces of art will find their listing removed. The auction site has already started removing listings. The artwork was created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1. […]

Tower of London Poppies Will Be Removed Tomorrow

Tower of London Poppies Will Be Removed Tomorrow

From tomorrow, the Tower of London poppies will be removed. It will take time, but the ceramic poppies that have surrounded the moat of one of England’s most historic buildings will be given to their buyers. Those who are yet to see the display will be disappointed after some tried to get the display to […]

London Terror Plot Foiled: 4 in Custody

London Terror Plot Foiled: 4 in Custody

Four men have been arrested in London in relation to what is being called the early stages of an “islamist-related” terror plot. While details of the threat have not been released, authorities continue at this time conducting searches of several residences and vehicles. The young men, two 21-year-olds and two 20-year olds, were apprehended and […]

Body of Alice Gross Found, Homicide Confirmed

Body of Alice Gross Found, Homicide Confirmed

London police officers have recovered the body of missing teenager, Alice Gross from the River Brent in west London. Gross’ body was found late Tuesday night after an exhaustive search. Detectives say the killer went to great lengths to conceal her body. A post-mortem examination will follow; however, authorities have officially confirmed that Gross’ death […]

Andy Coulson Sends Reporters Before Police

Andy Coulson Sends Reporters Before Police

Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor-in-chief and temporary media aide to Prime Minister David Cameron, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. He was indicted for bribery, obstruction of justice and phone hacking, but was only found guilty of conspiring to hack into a cell phone. His charges were in relation to a […]

Pride Parade in London England Amassed Record Crowd

Pride Parade in London England Amassed Record Crowd

Somewhere in-between 20,000 to 30,000 people have attended the Pride Parade in London, England, hitting a record number as it amassed a historic crowd this year. Enormous amounts of people turned out for the 2014 Pride Parade in the capital city of England, despite the sheets of rain that pelted down on them in the […]

Russell Brand Calls for Revolution Again

Russell Brand Calls for Revolution Again

Russell Brand has called for revolution again. This time the comedian has taken to the protesting group the People’s Assembly Against Austerity, urging people to rise up against the government. The group was formed a year ago, with various MPs, including the late Tony Benn, signing an open letter against the austerity measure put in […]

‘Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon’ Heading to London

‘Global City: On the Streets of Renaissance Lisbon’ Heading to London

In early modern Europe, the Portuguese capital, Lisbon ruled over the trading empire as one of the first ‘global’ cities, extending from Brazil to India. The Wallace exhibit will give a comprehensive overview of day-to-day life along Lisbon’s Rua Nova. It will focus on the “cross-cultural influences” between Lisbon and Africa, Asia, India and the […]

‘Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision’ in Portraiture

‘Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision’ in Portraiture

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London will explore the 20th century novelist, Virginia Woolf through portraiture in Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision from July 10, 2014 through October 26, 2014. Guest curated by Bloomsbury biographer, Frances Spalding, the major exhibition of portraits and rare archival material will trace Virginia Woolf’s life and achievements […]

London Presents ‘120 Years of Tower Bridge’ Exhibition

London Presents ‘120 Years of Tower Bridge’ Exhibition

More than a century old, the Tower Bridge is still very much a part of London life. Officially opened on June 30, 1894 by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII, the original ceremony was not short on grandeur. The Times newspaper reported on July 2, 1894, that on a clear day […]

The Museum of London Turns a Magnifying Glass on Sherlock Holmes

The Museum of London Turns a Magnifying Glass on Sherlock Holmes

“What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done,” Sherlock Holmes said in The Study of Scarlett. Who really was the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes? The Museum of London will delve into the mind of the world’s most iconic detectives, Sherlock […]

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