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Tuesday scent of the day 7/25

13 hours agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

It's Tuesday, and it's Hot Fudge Sundae Day. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm wearing Aftelier Curious. Tea at the moment is Harney & Sons Tower of London. Reminder: 7/28 will be Nathalie Friday...

Lions And Monkeys And Bears Used To Live In The Tower Of London

yesterdayEngland / London : Londonist

Plus an elephant that "should only drink wine between September and April".

Tech mentors were left confused after they were locked out of Canary Wharf's exclusive London tech accelerator

Mentors of Level39, the tech incubator space in Canary Wharf's tallest tower, were left confused after they found themselves locked out of the exclusive space with no explanation. Several Level39 mentors told each other in an email chain leaked to Business Insider that they had been unable to access the space in One Canada Square in recent weeks. Show More Summary

An Inspector Calls on the Lalit near Tower Bridge

The Daily Mail's Inspector called in at the new Lalit London by Tower Bridge, the Lalit Suri group’s first venture outside Asia, and gave it a three out of five-star rating.

‘Where Is the Money?’ Ask Grenfell Tower Victims Still Awaiting Donations

5 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Only about $1 million of some $26 million in donations raised for residents affected by the London tower fire has been distributed, reports say.

London fire survivors heckle authorities at tense meeting

Survivors of last month's deadly tower block inferno in London packed a tense meeting Wednesday and heckled the new leader of the local authority that has been attacked for its handling of the disaster. Under tight security promptedShow More Summary

'Shame on you': survivors of tower block fire berate London council

LONDON (Reuters) - Furious survivors of the London tower block fire that killed at least 80 people booed the new leader of the local authority during chaotic scenes on Wednesday at the council's first meeting since the blaze.

'Hope' the whale replaces 'Dippy' as London Natural History Museum's skeleton star

last weekArts : Artdaily

"Hope" the blue whale took over as the centrepiece of the revamped atrium of London's Natural History Museum on Thursday despite a spirited campaign to keep its much-loved predecessor, "Dippy" the dinosaur. The towering replica diplodocus...Show More Summary

Retrotechtacular: London Bus Overhaul

If you have ever visited London as a tourist, what memories did you take away as iconic of the British capital city? The sound of Big Ben sounding the hour in the Elizabeth Tower of the Palace of Westminster perhaps, the Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London, or maybe the guardsmen at Buckingham Palace. Show More Summary

Farewell Dippy the dinosaur - London museum installs whale skeleton

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Natural History Museum has installed a four-and-a-half-tonne blue whale skeleton to tower over the heads of visitors, replacing the remains of a much-loved diplodocus known as Dippy.

London Tower block fire: victim recovery team work under emotional strain

LONDON (Reuters) - A 42-member team working to recover the remains of victims of the Grenfell tower apartment block fire in London are under huge emotional strain as they carry out a fingertip search of the gutted building, one of its leaders said.

Silence over whether Grenfell Tower materials passed safety test

LONDON (Reuters) - The cladding system used on London's Grenfell Tower would only have met British regulatory standards if the two main materials had passed a key safety test together, according to a Reuters analysis of the building code and data on the materials.

Equipment failings hampered London tower block fire rescue: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - The firefighters who battled an inferno at a London apartment block that killed at least 80 people last month were hindered by equipment failings including the lack of a high ladder, the BBC reported on Saturday.

Gross property insurance claims for London tower fire may reach GBP 50 million: insurer

OSLO (Reuters) - The London fire that killed scores of people last month could lead to gross property and liability insurance claims of 50 million pounds ($64.80 million), the company that had insured the property said.

The Ridiculous Gimmicks Of London's Skyscrapers

2 weeks agoEngland / London : Londonist

Because apparently just building a big tower isn't good enough any more.

Watch Holland Park’s tribute to Debbie Lamprell and other Grenfell Tower victims

On 23 June, the cast of Opera Holland Park’s production of La rondine as well as the players from the City of London Sinfonia performed an encore of ‘Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso’ in loving memory of our friend and colleague, Debbie Lamprell. Soloists: Elizabeth Llewellyn as Magda, Matteo Lippi as Ruggero, Tereza Gevorgyan as […]

Final human remains recovered from London fire tower: police

British police on Wednesday said they had recovered the "last of the visible human remains" from the Grenfell Tower high rise building, where an inferno killed at least 80 people last month. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy...Show More Summary

Britain's Javid welcomes resignation of London borough leader after tower block fire

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's communities minister Sajid Javid on Monday welcomed the resignation of the leader of a local council in the London borough where a fatal tower block fire killed at least 80 people, saying he would work with their replacement.

Will conservatives learn anything about deregulation from the London fire that killed dozens?

What’s the difference between an accident and an outrage? The fire at Grenfell Towers, London, that killed at least 80 people—a definitive total won’t be known for months according to the authorities—resulted from a series of decisions made by those in charge of construction. Show More Summary

For Child Survivors of London Fire, a Belated Eid Celebration

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The local mosque near an apartment tower that was destroyed by fire held a funfair, with traditional games, for displaced families.

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