Tag Archives: London

Lady Gaga Performs “Princess D.I.E.”

Lady Gaga doesn’t mince words. Nor does she shy away from controversy. She wrote a song paying homage to the late royal, Princess Diana, who passed away in 1997.

Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at ...

WATCH: Olympic Torch Gets Royal Treatment

On the last day of its 8,000-mile journey all around Britain, the Olympic torch traveled on the Thames aboard the Queen’s royal rowbarge, the Gloriana, powered by 16 oarsmen. The Gloriana led the flotilla during the Diamond Jubilee ...

Danny Boyle: Olympic Ceremony Will Be Picture of Britain as a Nation

Just as Olympic athletes go for the gold, so the producers of the Olympics opening ceremony go for the spectacle. Big is better. There’s safety in numbers. Wow ‘em, wow ‘em and wow ‘em.

Mitt Romney Sparks Olympic-Sized Controversy in London

While Mitt Romney isn’t running for anything in Britain, today he’s running from something – namely, his own comments about the Olympics.

The Brit List: Summer of London – Places and Sights

In recent weeks we’ve looked at the art and fashion of The Summer of London, but this week we’re looking at the sights and places of the city itself. However, you won’t find most of the items on our list in typical roundups of ...

Boris Johnson: America is ‘the Proudest Creation of London’

Boris Johnson isn’t just London’s mayor – he’s the city’s de factor ambassador and, with his seventh book, Johnson’s Life of London: The People Who Made the City Who Made the World, he joins a long ...

UK Prime Minister’s Daughter’s 15 Minutes of Fame

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s 8-year-old daughter Nancy now has something to hold over her father’s head having been mistakenly left behind for 15 minutes after a Sunday brunch in Cadsen, west of London. Just imagine if she ...

Big Ben Is Falling Down (Falling Down, Falling Down)

I hate to be the one to break this appalling news,  but it seems that one of Britain’s most recognizable landmarks, right up there with Stonehenge and Nelson’s column, might not be with us for very much longer.

If ‘Cars 2′ is Revving Up Your Kid’s Interest in London…

Millions of American kids are getting their first introduction to London these days via Cars 2, the popular, current Pixar-Disney animated film. In the movie, a major car race is held in England’s capital city, and various landmarks ...