Tag Archives: London

WATCH: Take A Look At 1920s London, In Color

This footage of 1927 London was filmed by Claude Friese-Greene, a pioneer of the moving picture, using a process of shooting in colour that was developed by his equally ground-breaking father William. The All-British Friese-Greene ...

Never Mind ‘Keep Calm & Carry On’ – London’s Wartime Posters

The startling success of those Keep Calm and Carry On posters – which the British government had originally created to be used in the event of German invasion during World War II – has been a stark reminder of the uses to which ...

WATCH: Embarrassing Falls at UK Railway Stations

The Tube and train system in London are so convenient and easy to navigate but at the same time those towering escalators are frightful. Network Rail has released video footage of embarrassing falls at railway stations, reports the UK ...

The Best Of London Underground’s Spoof Signs

There appears to be a rash of funny stickers infecting the trains on the London underground at present. Some of them are daft, some are satirical, but almost all of them are amazing.

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 ...