Covent Garden

Stunning photos show Lumiere artworks lighting up London at night

ES News Email<p>Stunning photos have documented Lumiere London artworks lighting up the city over the weekend.<p>Famous landmarks were illuminated as part …

London

Skint? A Covent Garden café is serving free lunches next week

Feeling financially solvent? Of course you’re not. It’s mid-January. Everyone’s stinking broke: bye bye Christmas indulgence! Hello tax return! And …

London

Apple to pay $38bn in taxes on foreign cash stockpile

Apple announced Wednesday it would pay about $38 billion in taxes -- likely the largest payment of its kind -- on profits repatriated from overseas as it boosts investments in the United States.<p>The iPhone maker said in a statement it plans to use some of its foreign cash stockpile, which qualifies …

World News

Top 12 tips for cheap travel in London

Transport in London can be affordable and even fun with cheap travel options to suit everyone. Whizz around on Santander Cycles, see the sights from …

London

Opera singer praised by audience despite having only three hours to rehearse

An opera singer who had just three hours to rehearse before performing to thousands of people at the Royal Opera House has revealed how she was petrified about singing to British music lovers.<p>Sabina Puertolas, a Spanish soprano, was flown into Britain on the very day she was to step in to perform …

Royal Opera House

Apple Maps gains indoor airport mapping to make travelling less stressful

Apple has added a whole new layer of information for Heathrow, Gatwick, JFK and other airports to Apple Maps.<p>It’s one thing to use your phone as a …

Airports

Sticks'n'Sushi remains positive despite industry instability

The Danish-Japanese brand is set to open its largest restaurant to date, spanning three storeys, on the King’s Road in Chelsea. It is also opening a …

Canary Wharf

Grab a FREE Vegan lunch this Friday - but you'll need to be near this area to get your free meal

If you find yourself near Covent Garden this Friday, you can bag yourself a free lunch thanks to The Fry Family Food Co.<p>The plant based company will …

Vegan

Get a free vegan lunch in Covent Garden this Friday

If you're out and about in Covent Garden this Friday, here's a fabulous little freebie for you: The Fry Family Food Co are giving away lunch for …

Vegan

Wayne Sleep reveals what it was like dancing with Princess Diana

He worried he was going to drop her!<p>On this weekend's Celebrity Big Brother, former ballet dancer Wayne Sleep reveals what it was really like dancing …

Royal Family

Frog by Adam Handling, Covent Garden, London: restaurant review

Read our review of Adam Handling's flagship restaurant Frog by Adam Handling in Covent Garden<p><i>Here’s our review of Frog by Adam Handling in Covent</i> …

Restaurants

Eerie Shots Of Abandoned London On Christmas Day

London based designer Justin Bramwell got on his bike on Christmas Day 2017 and rode into the centre of London. A city centre that just one day …

London

Tech firms offered £7 million to stop drones being flown into prisons

Tech firms are being offered a potential £7 million contract to stop drones smuggling contraband into prisons.<p>The Ministry of Justice has called for …

Drones

Yes, we have a handshake, but it’s no secret, insist Freemasons

They have been portrayed as a sinister secret society, wielding power behind the scenes across politics, business and, in particular, the police.<p>But now the Freemasons claim they are the ones suffering discrimination and lack of influence.<p>Far from being able to manipulate decision-making in …

News

Smooth: Fare-Dodger At London Underground Station Gets Wiener Stuck Between Ticket Barriers

A would-be fare-dodger at the London Underground's Covent Garden station apparently got his penis stuck between two ticket barriers, and required …

London Underground

9 of the most luxurious spa breaks to take this year

9 images<p>These indulgent spa breaks will leave you feeling refreshed and revived - and our exclusive spa offers are a treat for your bank balance …

Tai Chi

THE REALLY USEFUL GROUP LIMITED: Junior Legal Counsel

Competitive: THE REALLY USEFUL GROUP LIMITED: General legal and commercial support to all teams within the company London (Central), London (Greater) …

Law (UK)

The Best Bookshops in London

01 of 09<p>With a mirrored ceiling, bright yellow shelves, cosy reading nooks and events combining beers, live music and film screenings, Libreria is …

London

The Best Places to Drink Champagne in London

01 of 07<p>The good times definitely roll at this glamorous restaurant in Soho. The interiors evoke the roaring '20s with velvet curtains, lamp lights …

London

London subway fare-dodger gets genitals stuck in barrier

Trying to save a few pence almost cost a London subway fare-dodger a pound of flesh.<p>According to the Daily Mail, an unidentified young man allegedly …

London

10 Hidden London Places And Facts You Should Know

There’s a whole heap of hidden London Places and facts that most of us miss when traipsing around the city, with most in plain sight. I mean, it’s …

London

The best private dining-rooms in London

From The Ivy to Scott's – our pick of the best restaurants for private dining in London

London

Royal Opera House: Thousands evacuated over 'suspicious package'

<b>More than 2,500 people were evacuated from London's Royal Opera House after a "suspicious package" was found.</b><p>An announcement asking the cast and opera-goers to leave the area was made "on the final chord" of Thursday's performance of Rigoletto and cut short the curtain call.<p>Police were called to …

Royal Opera House

Hyde Park Corner on lockdown as police investigate 'suspicious vehicle'

ES News Email<p>Hyde Park Corner has been placed on lockdown by police amid reports of a suspicious vehicle.<p>The roads surrounding the central London …

Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House in Covent Garden evacuated as police probe 'suspicious package'

ES News Email<p>Hundreds of audience members were evacuated from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden on Thursday evening after police received …

Royal Opera House

The Prettiest Dresses From Whistles New Bridal Collection

Fashion<p>by Lucy Morris | 5 hours ago<p>© Whistles<p>And the bride wore…Whistles<p>Finding the perfect wedding dress can be a mammoth task, especially if your …

Weddings

Revisiting the Subtle Side of British PoMo

Today’s design debates push the architectural style’s bells and whistles into a prize fight against Brutalism. But much of the its strength emerges in a different area.<p>It’s time to rehabilitate Postmodernism. So at least is the contention of a new book by architectural historians Geraint Franklin …

Property Reporter

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Property (UK)

Lurpak targets 'food lovers' with giant Christmas tree

Lurpak, the Arla Foods-owned butter brand, is targeting people who like to try "new and exciting things" in the kitchen with a 26 feet tall Christmas …

Advertising (UK)

AB Foods falls after RBC turns cautious

Primark owner AB Foods was a faller on Tuesday after RBC turned cautious.<p>“Primark remains one of the stronger apparel retailers around in our view …

Markets