Juha sez, "If you're going to build a protest movement, it might be better to stay off Facebook and Twitter because the cops are fully tuned into social media these days. The Open Source Intelligence Unit at London's Metropolitan Police Service has a staff of seventeen who work seven days a week - to track [...]
Four key stations showcase the Tube-inspired posters of contemporary artists. When London’s Metropolitan Railway made its debut way back in 1863, the steam-powered trains offered a novel way of navigating the city. Now, over a billion locals and tourists depend on the Tube to efficiently (as possible) take them between the network’s 250 stations. Show More Summary
A horrible crime in London is being treated as a terror attack. A man believed to be a soldier has been beheaded in an attack on a street near the Woolwich barracks in London, witnesses report. Metropolitan Police Commander Simon Letchford...Show More Summary
The history of rapid-transit began 150 years ago, with the opening of the Metropolitan Railway in London in 1863. In the next century and a half, dozens of architects and engineers have worked on underground tunnels and stations. Some are abandoned now, but others are as good as new. Here are some of the most wonderful underground railway stations. Read more...
Over the last year, the Metropolitan police issued cautions for offences as severe as rape, drug trafficking and assault with injury. Information obtained by the London Assembly Conservatives showed that of 117,942 solved crimes (from a total of 842,447 recorded crimes, which is depressing in itself), 28,998 resulted in a caution being issued. Show More Summary
Get a sneak peak of the Costume Institute's new exhibit "Punk: Chaos to Couture" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Click through our slideshow for a taste of the groundbreaking fashions from Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, and mo...
Emma Watson shows her midriff at the 2013 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 6) in New York City. Last weekend, the 23-year-old actress was spotted spending with a gal pal while walking in London. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emma Watson Check out a newly released [...]
Fire, brimstone, plague, floods, war and pestilence: these are but some of the ways that London has been challenged over the years. (OK, perhaps not brimstone.) London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) in Clerkenwell is holding a day of calamity and apocalypse, as it uncovers the tracings of doom in its public records. It’s a day of two halves. Show More Summary
The security plan in place for the London Marathon this weekend will be reviewed following the deadly bomb blasts in Boston, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday. "We will be reviewing our security arrangements in partnership with London Marathon," said event commander Chief Supt. Julia Pendry. Police and race organizers said they are working closely together [...]
Metropolitan police officer resigns after tweeting about Thatcher. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson likes the sound of ‘Margaret Thatcher International‘ for a future London airport. London Assembly wants sleep-disturbing night flights into Heathrow...Show More Summary
The National Gallery in London was founded in 1824, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York was founded in 1870, the National Gallery in Berlin was opened in 1876 and Vienna’s Kunsthistorische Museum was opened in 1891. During this...Show More Summary
Filippo Lippi, National Gallery, London Both the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artwork of the Day and Patrick remind me that today is the feast of the Annunciation. This is the day that the Angel Gabriel turned up on a young woman's doorstep with some overwhelming news.I have a minor obsession with Annunciation imagery. Show More Summary
A British police officer who spent seven years infiltrating environmental and activist groups while working undercover for the Metropolitan Police force in London, may have monitored an American computer scientist and spied on others while in the United States.
LONDON (Reuters) - Four current and former Mirror Group Newspaper (MGN) journalists were arrested on Thursday by police investigating the hacking of mobile phones, London's Metropolitan Police said. Police said the inquiry "mainly concerned"...Show More Summary
For over a year, Tomasso Brothers, the internationally renowned dealers in European sculpture, paintings, furniture and the decorative arts, has been searching for an elegant space in London. Dino and Raffaello are now delighted to announce that from 1 May 2013 they can be found at their new gallery at 12 Duke Street, St James?s. Show More Summary
Ram-raiders have smashed their way into the flagship London store of luxury fashion brand Gucci.The car was driven into the Sloane Street boutique on Wednesday night, the Metropolitan Police said.Three suspects fled the scene and no arrests have yet been made.http://news.sky.com/story/1061235/gucci-ram-raid-sloane-street-shop-targeted
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, and the largest city, urban zone and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the European Union by most measures. The red bus is an outstanding principal icon in London,...Show More Summary
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UK's Transport for London (TfL) for the development of the metro rail network in Mumbai, India.
Despite his bravery during the London riots of 2011, Leslie Austin, (pictured right) from Hackney, East London, suffered months of misery when the Metropolitan Police put his photograph on the poster. He has launched a libel case against...Show More Summary
The London Metropolitan Archives looking aptly frozen. Go and see their free Frozen London exhibition. Some things to do for a fiver or less this week. Monday 4 February POP QUIZ: If you know your music, try the Rough Trade Pop Quiz at the Lexington. Show More Summary