Trafalgar Square

Zimbabweans gather in London to protest against Mugabe

Jubilant Zimbabweans brought a carnival spirit to a grey, wet corner of London on Saturday, with around 150 people gathering outside the country’s …

Africa

Nelson's Column: Groucho Marx was right when he said 'politics is the art of looking for trouble' - look at the Tories - Nigel Nelson - Mirror Online

London Underground staff write pearls of wisdom on their public ­notice boards to give commuters something to think about.<p>They even do this at …

Brexit

How foreign companies own a huge slice of British property - and the legal loophole that costs UK millions in tax - Mirror Online

Companies registered overseas are buying billions of pounds' worth of property in Britain - where a legal loophole frees them from paying corporation …

Real Estate

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

Should Liverpool University remove Gladstone’s name from its building?

The former prime minister might have been an apologist for slavery, but it may be unfair to reduce some historical figures to just one stance<p>We are surrounded by monuments, roads, buildings and whole towns that are named after people and organisations. Over time and for many different reasons, …

Opinion

Deep Focus: Darkest Hour

In broad, fervid strokes, Joe Wright’s <i>Darkest Hour</i> renders the soul-stirring sights and sounds of Winston Churchill seizing political power and …

Romeo and Juliet

God's Other Children: a London Memoir by Vernal Scott

Black LGBTQ people have long been an integral part of black history. A crucial part of their more recent history has been captured in this essential …

Black History

Michael Ruse on On Purpose

Can we live without the idea of purpose? Should we even try to? Kant thought we were stuck with purpose, and even Darwin’s theory of natural …

Philosophy

Stunning before-and-after photos show the hell WWI unleashed

Every November 11, a two-minute silence is observed at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in honor of Armistice Day, an annual event …

Military History

U2 set for BBC special in December

U2 will follow in the footsteps of Adele, Michael Buble, Harry Styles and Sam Smith when they feature in their own BBC TV special this December.

Award Shows

Poor leadership is the Achilles heel of the Brexiter cause

It is the bit where Gordon Brown professes a distaste for spin that makes you close his new memoirs, exhale and pinch the bridge of your nose between …

Brexit

Ocean Terminal extension could be Hong Kong’s living room, architect says

Not many people in Hong Kong can afford to live in a flat with unrestricted panoramic sea views from their living room.<p>But an architect behind a …

News (China)

Stormzy got stuck in the toilet at MTV EMA 2017

"If I if I pop out now imma look mad creepy".<p>Stormzy‘s triumphant performance at the MTV EMAs last night was almost derailed when he found himself …

Meet the duo tackling food waste in London

It was the torrent of information released during last year’s Evening Standard food waste campaign that led Oli Frost and Josie Shedden to start …

London

‘That’s so gay’: How can we tackle homophobia in our schools?

Most young LGBTI people still feel Ireland's schools do not fully include them<p>15 minutes ago<p>The election of Barack Obama heralded the end of racism …

News (Ireland)

Watch U2 shoot the video for ‘Get Out Of Your Own Way’ during central London gig

The band performed in Trafalgar Square last night (November 11) ahead of receiving the Global Icon award at the Europe Music Awards<p>U2 filmed the …

Award Shows

'No one loves peace more than those who've fought for it': U2 celebrate peace and unity in Remembrance Day performance in Trafalgar Square

U2 are always a band for a big occasion. Accepting a Global Icon award from MTV by playing a concert in Trafalgar Square, the Irish rock superstars turned it into a Remembrance Day celebration of peace and unity. Bono wore a frock coat, apparently in honour of the Admiral on top of the column, but …

London

U2 Rocks 'Get Out of Your Own Way' From London's Trafalgar Square at the 2017 MTV EMAs

U2 accepted the Global Icon award at the 2017 MTV EMAs and as part of the festivities, delivered a special performance of a new song from their …

Music

'Songs of Experience' album is U2's bright new dawn of dazzling light

More important for music fans though is that U2 have emerged from the creative eclipse of the last few years into a dazzling new light.<p>Out on …

News (Ireland)

Ireland needs Plan B for life after corporation tax

No need to worry about economy overheating but we need to look past corporate taxes<p>about 10 hours ago<p>It may come as a surprise but, on one measure at …

News (Ireland)

U2’s Edge says he understands anger over Paradise Papers

Criticism of Bono inevitable, says guitarist; sometimes band ‘don’t get nearly enough stick’<p>The Edge of U2, in London today, discussing the impact of …

London

U2 plays London's Trafalgar Square ahead of MTV awards

Irish band U2 performed in London’s Trafalgar Square Saturday on the eve of the MTV Europe Music Awards, with a politically-charged set from frontman …

London

Opinion: Why U2's future is a taxing question

U2 receive a Global Icon award at the MTV Europe Music Awards this Sunday night and they also release a new album on December 1 but recent …

Award Shows

MTV EMAs 2017 Recap: Shawn Mendes, Ed Sheeran & Camila Cabello Triumph as Eminem Makes Live Comeback

Eminem made his dramatic live return. Shawn Mendes cemented his A-list status. There was a strangely subdued stage invasion. And absent frontrunner …

Music

Get it straight: The difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day

<b>(CNN) —</b> We are here to make sure you don't embarrass yourself.<p>Inevitably, someone says something demonstrating confusion over the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Allow us to explain it to you.<p>Related: Veterans reveal personal stories about why they serve<p><b>Memorial Day:</b> Celebrated …

Veterans Day

The Ultimate 3-day London Itinerary: Day 1

<i>With only $390, we flew roundtrip to London during Columbus Day weekend, and now I am back and ready to report on the ultimate 3-day London</i> …

London

U2 Roll Out the Hits At London's Trafalgar Square Ahead of MTV EMAs

They're used to playing the world's biggest stadiums and arenas, but U2 looked equally at home performing a free gig to 7,000 people at London's …

Music

MTV Presents Trafalgar Square All You Need To Know Event Information

If you're coming to the show on Saturday 11th November, read this essential info...

London

Love Island's Camilla Thurlow Looks Totally Different After Dramatic Makeover

Camilla and her bae Jamie Jewitt introduced Bob at the MTV Staying Alive Gala.

Charlotte Crosby

Why lack of sleep could be killing us

Sleeping less than six or seven hours a night increases the risk of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke, says neuroscientist Matthew …

Martin O'Neill