Category Archives: London

UK police detail painstaking search for London fire remains

LONDON — British police have described the painstaking work of recovering remains from a burnt-out London high-rise, four weeks after the disaster killed at least 80 people. The Metropolitan Police force says it will take months to identify all the victims, and the agonizing wait has provoked anger and dismay from victims’ families. Police say…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/uk-police-detail-painstaking-search-for-london-fire-remains/wcm/6b247e25-52de-4296-a470-eb3492835401

City veteran Spencer warns EU against plot to seize euro-clearing

Shifting euro-clearing away from Britain and into the eurozone would be a “deeply, deeply bad event” that could cripple European firms, City veteran Michael Spencer has warned. Speaking to an audience in London yesterday, Mr Spencer said that such a move would make it impossible for eurozone institutions to access London clearing of the euro […]

https://3noviceseurope.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/3novicescity-veteran-spencer-warns-eu-against-plot-to-seize-euro-clearing/

British Academy Film Awards 2014 – Celebs Arrivals – Part 7of13

Celebrities arrive on the red carpet at the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) held at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on Sunday 16 February 2014. Celebs in attendance: Amy Adams (American Hustle) Joey McFarland (The Wolf of Wall Street) David Oyelowo (The Butler) David O Russell (American Hustle) Elijah Wood Lara Pulver…

https://good-celebrities.com/2017/04/09/british-academy-film-awards-2014-celebs-arrivals-part-7of13/

Horrifying Images From the London Attack

The horrifying attack outside Parliament shocked central London on Wednesday afternoon as a London was left in mayhem with at least four people dead and injured 20 which prompted the hasty evacuation of the prime minister. The driver of a large vehicle plowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, leading to Parliament, killing two people and injuring numerous others, […]

http://21stcentury-human.com/2017/03/22/horrifying-images-from-the-london-attack/

Donald Trump Jr. Criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan Right After the Parliament Terror Attack

Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter on Wednesday to criticize London Mayor Sadiq Khan while details of the Westminster terror attack were still emerging. “You have to be kidding me?!” Trump Jr. tweeted with a link to an article dating back to September 2016 from British newspaper the Independent. “Terror attacks are part of living…

http://time.com/4710166/donald-trump-jr-london-mayor-sadiq-khan-terror-attack-parliament/

Watch Adele Channel Beyoncé With Hilarious Results

In case her impassioned speech at the 2017 Grammys wasn’t proof enough, Adele reconfirmed that she might be the world’s most high-profile Bey Hive member during a concert in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday. During an interlude at the concert, Adele channeled Queen Bey by singing the refrain to “Crazy in Love” and practicing Bey’s signature…

http://time.com/4706521/adele-beyonce-impression/

La La Land Wins 5 Prizes at the BAFTAs

(LONDON) — Glamour was shot through with grit at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. Frothy musical “La La Land” took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama “I, Daniel Blake” and fractured-family stories “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea.” In keeping with an awards season that…

http://time.com/4668315/la-la-land-bafta-manchester-by-the-sea/

Microsoft to Close Skype’s London Offices

The Financial Times reported on Friday that Microsoft is planning on closing the London offices of Skype, putting up to 400 jobs at risk. The closure is particularly cutting since Skype was founded in London in 2003, and acquired by Microsoft in 2011 for $8.5 billion. That made it the kind of tech success–at least…

http://fortune.com/2016/09/18/microsoft-skype-london-office/