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Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall from the Brexit decision — local tourism.<p>The sharp fall in the value of the British pound since …

Brexit

Vixlet Community Guidelines

Vixlet Terms of Service<p><b>Terms of Service</b><p>This is the Terms of Service Agreement (the “<b>Terms of Service</b>” or “<b>Agreement</b>”) for all Web sites and mobile …

ATP World Tour

9 of the Best Things to Do in London

In 2016, London hit a big first-time tourism mark -- 19 million visitors in a single calendar year. It’s clear travelers are flocking to the capital …

London

Britain has not seen any evidence of successful meddling in elections

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has not seen any evidence of successful direct interference in its electoral system, which is one of the most robust in the world, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday.<p>In a speech on Monday, May took aim at Russia, accusing the country of "meddling …

World News

Britain targets tech talent by doubling visa numbers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to double the number of visas available to exceptional workers in areas like digital technology and science to 2,000 to help retain an edge after Brexit.<p>FILE PHOTO: Tourists carrying Union Flag umbrellas shelter from the rain in front of the London Eye wheel in London, …

Brexit

Brutal London: the capital's housing crisis – in pictures

In London, there is a shortage of affordable homes while more and more properties are being left empty in the wealthier neighbourhoods. For her work Brutal London, photographer Alessia Gammarota looks at the connections between different aspects of the housing crisis, from squatting and council …

Photography

H10 London Waterloo Hotel Review

London is all the buzz at the moment. But honestly, it always has been! The cultural heartland of the UK, this gargantuan, bustling city is …

London

You can now buy Snap's unsold Spectacles at a hipster pop-up store in London

They were supposed to change the snapping game forever, and maybe they did, but Snap's Spectacles caused a staggering $40 million loss on unsold …

Luxury Travel Trends for 2018: Pristine, Unfrequented & Unique Destinations

Global luxury travel network Virtuoso has determined 2018 will be the year for discovering less-visited destinations.

Machu Picchu

Man runs 1,250 miles from Colosseum to the London Eye

A man has completed a 1,250 mile run from Italy back to England to raise money for a mental health charity.<p>Dan Keeley, from Hailsham in East Sussex, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after experiencing a manic episode in Italy in 2012.<p>His journey took him through Italy, the Swiss Alps, France, …

London

Best views of London: 5 quick ways to see the sights

Something I got to appreciate a lot during my last trip to London was the incredible views of the city skyline, the quirky architecture and vibrant …

London

This seven-year-old girl sacrificed her birthday presents to help Bristol's homeless - and that's only the start

Most children hope for a cake and lots of presents on their birthday. But Ariella Elkins-Green is not like most children.<p>For her sixth birthday last …

London

Is London Better by Bike or by Foot?

London feels like the biggest city in the world. It’s not like Manhattan with an iconic skyline, or somewhere like Paris with most things in a …

London

ibis Hotels launches winter sale with 25% off hotel stays in the UK's biggest cities including Christmas and 2018 - Mirror Online

If you've been wanting a staycation this festive season but want to save your pennies to buy Christmas presents, then ibis Hotels' latest sale could …

Hotels

TWC Enterprises - 2 Undervalued Businesses With A Catalyst On The Horizon

Scenic railway is irreplaceable and earns high returns, and the company is exploring a sale or spin-off in a strategic alternatives process.<p>Golf …

Business

The Case for Trash-Talking at Work, According to Research

In 2000, British Airways sponsored the construction of the London Eye, a giant Ferris wheel in the heart of London. When the builders encountered some technical difficulties while trying to erect the wheel, Richard Branson, the mercurial founder of rival airline Virgin Atlantic Airways, seized the …

London

London Eye Owner Merlin Plunges as Terror Threat Hits Growth

Merlin Entertainments Plc shares plunged after the operator of the London Eye and Madame Tussauds attractions gave the strongest indication yet that …

Business

UK hate crimes surge on Brexit and militant attacks

LONDON (Reuters) - Hate crimes in Britain surged by the highest amount on record last year, official figures showed on Tuesday, with the vote to leave the European Union a significant factor.<p>The Home Office (interior ministry) said there were 80,393 offences in 2016/17, a rise of 29 percent from …

World News

UK looks forward to secure new trade deal with India:Minister

By Aditi Khanna<p>London, Oct 17 (PTI) The UK is looking forward to secure a new trade deal with India and work more closely with business communities …

Brexit

Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin warns on profit after attacks deter Britons

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Merlin Entertainments (MERL.L), operator of tourist attractions such as London’s Madame Tussauds waxworks, tumbled around 20 percent on Tuesday after the company warned on profits after a series of militant attacks in Britain.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Union Jack flag flies above …

London

Ophelia Stains London's Sky Red and Batters Ireland

A plane flies past the Shard in central London.<p>Photographer: Dominic Lipinski - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images<p>Girls throw leaves opposite the …

Business

Hurricane Ophelia is turning the sky over western Europe an apocalyptic blood-orange

As the deadly Hurricane Ophelia spins its way up the North Atlantic it has had a startling effect over western Europe. While making its way past …

Europe

Experience being a Londoner with London Connection

Shares 187<p>Are you planning to visit London soon? If your answer is yes, then this blog post is a must read for you!<p>What comes into your mind when you …

London

Ophelia Turns London Sky Eerie Yellow-Orange

The London sky turned an unusual color Monday as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from southern Europe's wildfires.

East London

A Modern Penthouse With Views of Some of London’s Most Iconic Sights

The apartment is modern as can be, though set in an English Victorian mansion<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location</b> Westminster, London<p><b>Price</b> £4.975 million …

Luxury

David Marks obituary

Architect who both designed and made a reality of the London Eye and the British Airways i360 tower on Brighton seafront<p>David Marks, who has died aged 64 of cancer, was passionate about the potential of architecture to improve people’s lives. His most prominent contribution was to the skyline: the …

London

Remembering David Marks, the Low-Profile Architect Behind the London Eye

Fred Bernstein reflects on the architect's life and work<p>David Marks and his wife, Julia Barfield, not only designed the London Eye, the wildly successful attraction overlooking the Thames, but mortgaged their house as part of the years-long battle to get it built. Since it opened 17 years ago, they …

London

David Marks dead: London Eye architect dies after battle with cancer

London Eye has attracted more than 60 million visitors since it opened 17 years ago.<p>The trendsetting architect who designed the London Eye has died …

London

Architect and London Eye entrepreneur David Marks dies

Marks Barfield Architects co-founder David Marks has died aged 64, following a long illness.<p>Marks, who alongside wife and partner Julia Barfield was …

London

David Marks, designer of the London Eye, dies aged 64

David Marks, the Jewish architect best known for designing the London Eye with his wife Julia Barfield, has died aged 64.<p>Mr Marks, who also designed …

Jewish Culture