London

Rooftop farming: how nature flourishes on London's skyline - plus the top 5 edibles for beginners

The winter purslane at the five star Rosewood Hotel in Holborn is excellent. Served immediately after picking, it is sweet and fresh. Amandine Chaignot, the hotel’s Executive Chef, tells me it’s the best crop they've ever had. However, I’m not eating it in the marble-walled serenity of the …

Gardening

The Sportsman’s Guide to London

For a stroll through sporting history, take a tour of the U.K. capital’s revered outfitters<p><b>Bernard Weatherill Ltd.</b> <br>Bernard Weatherill, whose coats, vests, and breeches are proper and extremely handsome, was founded in 1910, and by 1920 it was awarded a Royal Warrant by His Majesty King George V as …

Guns

Millions face rail chaos as half of operators say ticket machines won't accept new £1 coin

Millions of rail passengers face chaos when buying tickets from train stations from Tuesday, as more than half of operators will not have modernized all their ticket machines to accept the new £1 coins.<p>Responding to a Telegraph survey, some 11 out of 18 rail providers questioned admitted some of …

British Isles

London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 years

The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage.<p>More details about attacker Khalid Masood's travels, confirmed by the …

Terrorism

Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

Twitter and other social media platforms often seem anti-social: mean, ugly avenues where people bash, blame and fulminate. But this week, just a couple of hours after the terrorist in front of the British Parliament killed four people and wounded scores of others from all over the world, the …

Commuters diverted to Bristol after ‘person hit by train’

Commuters travelling towards the South West are being diverted to Bristol after a person was hit by a train in Devon.<p>Services across the region have …

London Public Transport

Five Museums In London Worth Paying For

These are London’s hidden gem museums. They may have some world-class art works, but they are often overlooked.<p>Renoir’s La Loge on display at the Courtauld. Photo credit: Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty<p>Courtauld Gallery<p>Monet, Manet, Renoir, Van Gogh and Degas; all the big Impressionist and Post-Impressionist …

The Last Leg's Adam Hills has a message for terrorists following London's Westminster attacks

"No one is scared."<p><i>The Last Leg</i> host Adam Hills sent out a defiant message to terrorists on last night's (March 24) episode following the Westminster …

Channel 4

Anti-Brexit protest draws thousands to central London

As Britain prepares to start its formal divorce from the EU, pro-European demonstrators have gathered in London. The rally went ahead amid tight security following Wednesday's deadly terror attack on Westminster.<p>Several thousand people gathered for Saturday's Unite for Europe protest, which began …

Europe

7 things you can do for Mother’s Day for free in London

<b>There will always be those who leave everything to the last minute.</b><p>How to look after your mental health when you're always on the internet<p>Mother’s …

Mother's Day

Launch pad for start-ups with a social purpose raises £1.3m

An accelerator for start-ups with a social purpose has raised £1.3m to expand its programme and create a larger fund for early stage businesses.<p>Bethnal Green Ventures, whose programme develops technology companies looking to solve a social problem at the same time as making a profit, has secured …

Startups

Literally Just 17 Surprisingly British Signs From London’s March Against Brexit

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Gary Lineker

Fascinating photos saved from the bin show London landmarks in 1960s splendour

These stunning images rescued from the scrapheap show famous London landmarks captured in full 1960s splendour.<p>The retro photos of Piccadilly Circus, …

Trafalgar Square

Best Mother's Day afternoon teas for 2017 and where to take your mum for Mothering Sunday lunch in the UK

Mother's Day is just around the corner, so instead of handing over yet <i>another</i> bunch of petrol station flowers , why not give her to the best (and …

Holidays

Top 10 Mother's Day days out and weekend breaks to spoil your mum

You only have one mum so make her day and spoil her rotten with one of these special breaks.<p>Because every Mum deserves the very best, why not slash …

Holidays

Seven great canalside stops for springtime vibes

Spring is finally here, so it’s time to peel yourself off that winter security blanket aka the sofa and hit the great outdoors. Trade the …

Travel

A Playlist of Songs to Sing When You Are Absolutely Desperate to Entertain Your Baby

Did you know that “London Bridge” has something like 14 verses? This is the sort of thing you learn when you are trying to come up with some way to …

London Bridge

The Latest: Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local):<p>8:30 a.m.<p>London's top terror officer says Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao.<p>Counter-terror chief Mark Rowley revealed the name in a briefing …

Trafalgar Square

A group of artists are selling framed slices of toast for £275 in Shoreditch

Three people whose identities remain undisclosed but make work under the name ‘Toaster’ have been plastering pictures of their namesake across the …

Shoreditch

London's calling: 18 cultural things you need to do in the capital this week

From major art exhibitions to tiny comedy nights, London culture-hound Tristram Fane Saunders chooses the best the city has to offer for the week of <b>Friday March 24 – Thursday March 30</b>. If you have a recommendation for Tristram, tweet it to him at @TATFS.<p><b>Cinema:</b> Voyage into outer space<p><b>2001: A Space</b> …

Django Unchained

10 Best Supper Clubs in London - Restaurant Guide | Just Opened

Supper clubs are a curious, yet well-established, food trend on the London scene. This eclectic combination between restaurant service and themed …

Restaurants

The ‘fringe’ London areas bucking the downward trend in home values

As house prices in prime central London continue to fall — down 12.5 per cent since their mid-2014 peak and counting, according to Savills — …

Real Estate

Video: A Creepy Fog Descends On The South Bank

Wade through an artificial pea souper, and watch dancers cavort with plants, at this surreal exhibition from Tate Modern.Ten Days Six Nights is a …

Stoke Newington florist sells sticks for up to £18... despite being minutes from park

A florist in a trendy corner of east London has started selling sticks for up to £18 – despite being located yards away from a park.

London on the 22nd of March

United Kingdom<p>London Attack<p>22/03/17 / London<p>On Wednesday, I went into London for the day to meet up with a fellow American. We strolled through the …

Westminster Bridge

Cartoon: Why London Bridge Is Falling Down

EnergyCommentary<p>State Department Gives Long Overdue Approval to Keystone XL Pipeline<p>EconomyNews<p>He Was a Democrat for 30 Years. Why This Former …

London Bridge

Why do we mourn for Britain – but not Nigeria or Yemen?

Almost 12 years ago, I was living in London when the so-called Tube bombers struck, killing 52 people in three terror attacks on the subway and one on a bus. On the day it occurred, after interviewing a bunch of people who’d been near the attacks, I wrote a story about how quickly Londoners got …

Terrorism

London Landlords Are Hoisting for Sale Signs on Office Towers - Bloomberg

London landlords are offloading some of their most valuable properties as demand from investors in the Asia Pacific region continues despite the …

East London

Muslims raise £17,000 in 24 hours in support of London terror attack victims

A crowdfunding campaign started by a Muslim man who witnessed the Westminster attack has raised more than £17,000 in just a day for victims of the …

Trafalgar Square

Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral - What does London Bridge is down Mean

Earlier this year, we reported on exactly what will happen when the Queen dies. And now, further details about the royal preparations have been made …

London Bridge