Tag Archives: London

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 ...

Last Chance Harvey Director Joel Hopkins Speaks With Anglophenia, Pt. 1

Last Chance Harvey, which is in theaters now, tells the story of a down-and-out, unemployed American father (Dustin Hoffman) who finds late-in-life romance with an overworked British government worker (Emma Thompson). Filmed on ...

New York Magazine Wades Into New York v. London

Continuing last week's brawl started by The Times' James Harding, New York Magazine has taken up the battle between New York and London. This time, it's the Big Apple that's on the defensive.

Is London the Capital of the World?

James Harding caused quite the stir this week when he declared in The Times that London “the capital of the world.” Mostly, he suggested that London was quickly surpassing New York as a dominant financial center, but he ...