London's first Asian-origin mayor Sadiq Khan said the British government should apologise for a colonial-era massacre in India as he visited the site on Wednesday. The 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in which British troops opened fire on thousands of unarmed protesters in the city of Amritsar, remains an enduring scar of British colonial rule over the subcontinent.
This week, the RedState Department of History heads across the pond to look at one of the more interesting military units of the Second World War. On this date in 1944, the British Army formally stood down the Home Guard, an aggregation created in 1940 to assist the regular forces in the event of a German invasion of the British Isles. Show More Summary
Firstsite, Colchester, is presenting Power for the People, an exhibition of works by the highly acclaimed and influential British artist Rose Finn-Kelcey. Finn-Kelcey (1945 ? 2014) first came to prominence in the early 1970s as a central figure in Performance and Feminist art. Show More Summary
I've spent part of this week on tenterhooks, chasing one of the best-loved of all British baritones for an urgent interview deadline. He's appearing as Tonio in I Pagliacci at the Royal Opera House, opening tonight - and something had happened to his arm. Show More Summary
Following from his successful presentation at Paris Internationale, British artist Jack Lavender has created an installation of new works that continue his focus on time as a subject matter. As a whole, Lavender?s practice attempts to investigate how his own personal narratives run concurrently with external and universal ones. Show More Summary
This winter, the Serpentine presents the works of acclaimed British artist Rose Wylie (born 1934, UK). Wylie finds inspiration for her visually compelling paintings through her daily encounters and a variety of sources, from art history, cinema, comic books and the natural world to news, verbal anecdotes, celebrity stories and sport. Show More Summary
Lyndsey Ingram launched a show of new work by the acclaimed British photographer Miles Aldridge. Entitled (after), the exhibition is a response by Aldridge to works by the artists Maurizio Cattelan, Harland Miller and Gilbert & George. Show More Summary
The latest addition to the "We're Open" campaign stars DJ/producer Honey Dijon, French LGBTQ+ icon Kiddy Smile, British transgender model/dancer Lucy Fizz, performance artist Xnthony and pop artist/composer/performer Le Fil.
Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Wednesday. 1. British and EU negotiators have reached a deal over the so-called Brexit bill, opening the door to a potential breakthrough in the talks this December, the Telegraph reports. Show More Summary
At one airport terminal, travelers really can have it all. London Heathrow’s Terminal 3 now offers more world class VIP lounges than any other terminal on earth. Sure, there’s already the Cathay Pacific, American Airlines, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Emirates Lounges- but Qantas just moved in, and they’re not messing around. Show More Summary
NAGASAKI - A roadside cafe made from an authentic British double-decker bus recently opened in Nagasaki Prefecture, becoming an Instagram-friendly hit among users of the photo-sharing app.London Cafe, which opened in September in the...Show More Summary
The Telegraph is reporting that British and EU negotiators have reached a deal over the so-called ‘Brexit bill’, opening the door to a potential breakthrough in the talks this December. According to the report, that the final figure,...Show More Summary
For nearly 60 years, David Hockney (British, born 1937) has pursued a singular career with a love for painting and its intrinsic challenges. A major retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art?the show?s only North American venue?honors...Show More Summary
The Emirates Australian Open hosted a field largely comprised of Aussies but also had British Open winner Jordan Speith on hand to battle it out with Jason Day and his countrymen. Even with a couple of the game’s best in the field, Cameron Davis earned his first big win after a tough year on the […] The post Rookie Cameron Davis Takes Aussie Open appeared first on Off the Deck.
British photographer Nadav Kander is best known for Yangtze - The Long River, for which he earned the prestigious Prix Pictet award in 2009. His ongoing series, Dark Line - The Thames Estuary, is a personal reflection on the landscape...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May repeated her wish on Friday to make a joint move with the European Union to open negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal.
Centrica shares fall 17% at the open after it warns of British Gas customer exodus and "significant market pressure" in North America. Energy provider's shares are at a fresh 14-year low and heading for biggest ever one-day fall. LONDON...Show More Summary
Last year I wrote about how British Airways was planning on opening a new "First Wing" at Heathrow. The facility opened earlier this year, and I finally had the chance to check it out yesterday. It's not often I say this about British Airways, but... Show More Summary
Golf notes: Ko tries to bounce back from winless season; British Open qualifying starts at Australian Open
To coincide with the publication of the catalogue raisonné of Geoffrey Clarke RA by Dr. Judith LeGrove, Pangolin London presents a major retrospective of this important Modern British sculptor. The exhibition includes drawings, prints, paintings, sculpture, maquettes and jewellery, celebrating Clarke as a polymath and prolific maker. Show More Summary