BRITAIN IS BROKEN: Thousands join protest in London, calling for immediate general election

Photo by vectors icon on Pexels.com Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey has said if the prime minister had a "shred of integrity left" he would call a general election. He was speaking to his party after the Liberal Democrat conference was cancelled due to the Queen's death in September. Sir Ed also suggested the … Continue reading BRITAIN IS BROKEN: Thousands join protest in London, calling for immediate general election

Why Eurostar is closing train service between Disneyland Paris and London

Eurostar will axe its direct train service between London and Disneyland Paris, pinning the decision to focus on 'core routes' instead on post-Brexit travel restrictions and financial constraints. The company announced that the route will be suspended from June 5 next year. Tickets have not yet been released this far in advance.  It stated that it must focus … Continue reading Why Eurostar is closing train service between Disneyland Paris and London

Half a million facing high mortgage losses in London

Photo by Expect Best on Pexels.com More than half a million homeowners in London and the South-East face a “mortgage ticking time bomb”, new analysis has revealed. With the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announcing a historic half a percentage point rise in interest rates on Thursday, 565,000 people in the capital and surrounding region face paying hundreds of … Continue reading Half a million facing high mortgage losses in London

Highly toxic chlorine gas released at London Olympic pool wrecks havoc on swimmers

Multiple people are being treated for "breathing difficulties" after a "high quantity of chlorine gas" was released at the London Olympic swimming pool. London Ambulance Service (LAS) said it was treating "quite a number" of patients at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park following an incident when pool chemicals were delivered at the Aquatics Centre. Worried parents … Continue reading Highly toxic chlorine gas released at London Olympic pool wrecks havoc on swimmers

Archeologists in southern England unearth 40 beheaded skeletons among the remains of 425 Romans

Archeologists in southern England have discovered some 40 beheaded skeletons among the remains of 425 bodies found in a late Roman cemetery. A team of some 50 archeologists made the discovery during an excavation at Fleet Marston, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on the route of the multi-billion pound high-speed rail link currently under construction. Nearly 10 … Continue reading Archeologists in southern England unearth 40 beheaded skeletons among the remains of 425 Romans

Top performers at the Brit Awards 2020

  Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood perform at the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Lizzo performs. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Harry Styles performs. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Stormzy performs. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Ellie Goulding and Jorja Smith present the award for Female Solo Artist to Mabel. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Ronnie Wood presents the … Continue reading Top performers at the Brit Awards 2020

London declares war on antisemitism in 2020

A synagogue and numerous shops in London have been vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti during Hanukkah. The Star of David and the numbers “9 11” were spray-painted on several properties including South Hampstead Synagogue, the Associated Press (AP) reports. Images show views of anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed onto the outside of the South Hampstead Synagogue in North … Continue reading London declares war on antisemitism in 2020

Why international students love the United Kingdom

If you are considering to study in the UK, look no further. You just have found numerous reasons to study in London, the best city on Earth! Here are top 10 facts about studying in London London is the top choice for international students looking to study abroad. Over 100,000 international students are studying in … Continue reading Why international students love the United Kingdom

Climate activists arrested in London

More than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London's most famous landmarks have been arrested over the past six days, police say. The protests, organised by climate group Extinction Rebellion, have for several days disrupted travel through parts of central London, including at Marble Arch and Waterloo Bridge. The activists had also … Continue reading Climate activists arrested in London

French protesters join Yellow Vests march in London

  Hundreds of protesters inspired by France’s yellow vest movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to their plight rather … Continue reading French protesters join Yellow Vests march in London

Givenchy launches first flagship store in London

  The French fashion house arriving in the British capital comes just months after it was revealed that the brand's creative director, Clare Waight Keller, was responsble for creating Prince Harry's wife, Duchess Meghan's, wedding dress for the royal couple's special day in May. However, it's not just the former 'Suits' actress' influence that has … Continue reading Givenchy launches first flagship store in London

2 Nigerians diagnosed of mokeypox in England

  A second patient in England has been diagnosed with monkeypox, health officials have said, three days after the first case of the rare virus was confirmed. According to The Guardian, Public Health England (PHE) said it was unusual to see two cases in such a short space of time and officials were searching for anyone, including medical staff, who … Continue reading 2 Nigerians diagnosed of mokeypox in England