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Best Christmas markets and fairs in London 2017

The festive season is upon us, and the Christmassy cheer has well and truly begun. If you're wondering where to visit for your annual pilgrimage to a …

London

Meet the influencer: Sara Santini of Pretty Little London shares the best spots to Instagram in the city

There are so many picture-perfect restaurants in London, it’s almost impossible to choose...<p>The Ivy restaurants, particularly the ones in Chelsea and …

London

Fatberg to go on display in museum

<b>Part of one of the capital's biggest fatbergs is going to be put on display in the Museum of London next year.</b><p>It is a slice of a monster fatberg, over 250m (820ft) long, which had been clogging up sewers below Whitechapel.<p>The museum says it was a congealed concoction of "fat, oil, grease, wet wipes …

Museum of London

Here Are the Top 10 Instagrammed UK Cities to Inspire Your Next Trip

Just admit it, we all like to get it for the 'gram when we visit a new city, so stop pretending you wouldn't visit somewhere just to get the perfect …

Travel

Asbury Park Beer Garden Offers A Little Ice WIth That Drink

Asbury Park's Festhalle Biergarten is getting into a wintry state of mind by bringing back the rooftop Igloos.<p>Asbury Park, NJ - It is beginning to …

New York City

Amelia Old Makes an impact on the places she visits

Amelia Old is an award-winning former international talent agent. She is the owner of Passports from the Heart where she shares her love for travel …

Travel

The Big Half to host the British Half Marathon Championships

1st December 2017<p>British Athletics has appointed London Marathon Events to organise the 2018 British Half Marathon Championships. The Big Half, …

British Athletics

VR simulation gives men a taste of what it's like for women to be mansplained at in the office

ES News Email<p>Male office workers are getting a taste of what it is like to experience “mansplaining” thanks to immersive virtual reality sessions.<p>In …

Piers Morgan

La Pont de la Tour ditches the soufflés as new chef shakes up the menu

Imbert, who has cooked at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and was head chef at Jason Atherton’s City Social when it won a Michelin star, says he wants to …

Restaurants

Exploring London with Sheraton Grand London Park Lane

With places like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Hyde Park, London is a place like no other. I’ve connected through London more times than I can …

London

Mark Shenton's week: A critic’s joy at putting down the pen and returning to the audience | Opinion

I recently wrote of returning to see Follies at the National Theatre twice, two nights apart, and last week I saw Everybody’s Talking About Jamie on …

The Theatre

Cyber Monday Travel Deals From Contiki And Trafalgar Offer Trips For Christmas Gifts

It’s Thanksgiving, and you all know what that means: it’s time to start your holiday shopping! With some stores opening as early as noon today for …

Shopping

Blockbusters Love Destroying London

On the edge of London lies Pinewood, Shepperton and Leavesden Studios. All three play host to massive blockbusters, from Harry Potter to James Bond. …

London

By Chloe announces flagship opening date, as it secures second site

The burgeoning healthy eating restaurant chain, which has announced it will launch its UK flagship in Covent Garden in January 2018, will open a …

London

Tamakinho set to join the One Tower Bridge lineup amid UK expansion

The restaurant, which specialises in Japanese temaki and Brazilian caipirinhas, has signed a 20-year lease at the One Tower Bridge development, due …

London

Christmas by the River 2017

Events<p><b>Monday – Wednesday</b>: 11:00 - 19:00<b><br>Thursday – Saturday</b>: 11:00 - 21:00<b><br>Sunday</b>: 11:00 - 19:00<p><b>Christmas Eve</b>: 11:00 - 17:00<b><br>Christmas Day</b>: Closed<b><br>New</b> …

London

The uses of pretension

The cake on the cover of <i>Let It Bleed</i>, the Rolling Stones’ acclaimed 1969 album, was baked by the then obscure food writer Delia Smith. Even had she …

Emmanuel Macron

12 Hours in London: What to Do + See on a London Layover

Ok, ok, I know what you're going to say - 12 hours is NOT enough time in London! No, it really is not, because there is definitely more to do and see …

London

Hedge Fund Tries to Block U.K. Quant Fraudster's Return to China

A London hedge fund analyst convicted of stealing millions of pounds worth of secret algorithmic trading strategies shouldn’t be allowed to be …

Business

The Thames Shifted To Peckham? Mad Plans From The 1930s

Click/tap for larger version. Labels by the author to help locate familiar locations.The Thames isn't very busy these days. Let's cover it over and …

London

Ditch the 3D stitch — updated algorithm means a clearer Google Street View

Nothing quite disrupts the “being there” experience of a 360 photo like a bad stitch line. But Google Street View panoramas will soon have fewer …

Google Street View

Plans for new bridge crossing River Thames

<b>Transport for London has today launched plans for a new bridge across the River Thames in London.</b><p>The river crossing – proposed to be built between …

London

London is getting its first prosecco bar… and it’s called Prosecco House

Fizzy wine fans, charge your glasses. The capital’s very first permanent bar dedicated to prosecco is set to open near Tower Bridge next year. The …

London

LEGO's 11 Largest Sets Ever Will All Be Available in 2017

With its classic Taj Mahal set being re-released later this month, LEGO's 11 biggest sets ever will all be available to purchase by the end of …

Lego

Best Backpacker Hostels in London

If you ask me what’s my favorite hostel chain, I might shout “St-Christopher’s Inn” out loud – what can I say, I just love St-Christopher’s Inn.<p>I’ve …

London

Explore London on 40£ or Less/Day

London is one of my favourite cities but it’s definitely the most expensive one I traveled to. The general cost of living is one of the highest in …

London

Igloo mania: Five snow globes you have to eat in this winter

As with all aesthetically pleasing fads, Instagrammers took note, assembled, thanked the igloo gods and ran (iPhones in hand, of course) for the …

London

Tower Bridge reopens after being closed due to unplanned demo

Tower Bridge has reopened after being closed earlier due to an unplanned demo.<p>Activist group Stop Killing Londoners said it was behind the protest, …

London

Tower Bridge protest: Activists spark huge traffic jam on Thames crossing with anti-pollution demo

Activist shut down Tower Bridge today as they staged a protest against air pollution.

London

B.Traits will host a panel talk on reforming drug law

It will feature representatives from The Loop and Oval Space

Music