Residents of Trellick Tower, a 1972 public housing block, fought to stop a development project they said would undermine the building’s integrity. But they fear the reprieve might be only temporary.
Scorchers like the one last week are still unusual, but global warming is making them more likely, and worse when they do strike.
The climate crisis is inspiring — and requiring — new perspectives in thinking for the London gallery, starting with “Back to Earth.”
As the heat wave rolled out, it left behind fears about how Northern European cities can cope with extreme weather driven by global warming.
In a country more accustomed to temperate weather, a brutal heat wave tested Britain’s infrastructure and forced millions to choose between a Stygian commute or a stifling home office.
Temperatures may top 100 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas, a rarity that has prompted a national emergency.
The British prime minister thought he could swagger and dissemble his way through any scandal, but found the rules of gravity applied after all.
The choice of Britain’s next prime minister falls to the governing Conservatives, whose lawmakers pushed Boris Johnson to resign and now have to reinvent their party without him.
Activists are gluing themselves to the frames of iconic paintings. They say it does not matter whether their actions are popular — only whether they are noticed.
Next to the Houses of Parliament, the tower that houses the enormous bell has been undergoing renovation since 2017.
It started around David Law’s parents’ dining room table. A decade later, “The Tennis Podcast” is the conscience of the game and how the sport communicates with itself.
Emma Raducanu came out of nowhere to win the U.S. Open at 18 years old. Things have been a little rocky ever since.
Travel was disrupted for tens of millions of people during the country’s biggest walkout in decades as union leaders warned of a summer of labor unrest.
Tens of millions of Britons will find traveling difficult or impossible during the biggest walkout in decades, as union leaders warn of a summer of labor unrest.
Decades into his career, the British American journalist has an unlikely TikTok hit that could be the song of the summer. “I am not trying to make it as a rapper,” he says.
The fire quickly engulfed the apartment building, fueled by cladding now banned. An investigation is continuing. But the families of the 72 who died find accountability slow in coming.
After 72 people died in the blaze in 2017, there were vows of reform and accountability. But for those whose lives were upended by the disaster, there have been few answers.
More than 40 percent of lawmakers in Mr. Johnson’s own Conservative Party voted to remove him, a sign that he may struggle to remain prime minister.
The evacuation of the square in Central London rattled the capital on the third day of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. The police later said it was not related to terrorism.
A plan that allows Britons to sponsor people fleeing the Russian invasion has been plagued by visa delays and safeguarding concerns.
The Elizabeth line, 13 years in the making, will soon uncoil under central London with cathedral-like stations and roomy cars. Its managers say it’s a testament to the power of public transportation.
The cash was part of a fund-raising blitz that helped propel Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party to victory in 2019. Records track $630,225 to a Russian bank account.
Royal culture, historic sites and traditional British experiences are catnip to Americans who have missed traveling across the pond. A visitors’ guide.
Even before Saturday’s fight at Wembley Stadium in London, the undefeated heavyweight champion was pestered with disruptions.
Stefan Al’s “Supertall” is a thoughtful inquiry into the new generation of skyscrapers, which are taller and more ubiquitous than their predecessors.
This year’s nominees include a sculptor, a photographer and an artist who created a 31-foot statue of a dollop of whipped cream, with a fly on it.
The musical won seven awards at Britain’s equivalent of the Tonys. A puppet-filled adaptation of “Life of Pi” and a “Back to the Future” musical also won big.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing European allies to take a hard line, like cutting off Russian energy imports, but after Brexit, his influence is limited.
Jeremy King fell out with his Bangkok-based partner. His A-list customers vow never to return to the restaurants he made famous.
The murder of a schoolteacher, Sabina Nessa, 28, added to a sense of outrage amid fears the authorities were failing to address violence against women.
The singer “neither deliberately, nor subconsciously” stole from another songwriter when writing his 2017 hit, a British judge ruled.
The British authorities have joined those nations putting pressure on Vladimir Putin by targeting the assets of his wealthy supporters.
There was no indication of whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson was penalized, but the police decision puts a perilous political scandal back in the spotlight.
How a group of attorneys worked to keep negative stories about President Vladimir Putin’s allies out of the British media for decades.
Season 2 of the Netflix show centers on the Sharma family, whose story of moving between England and India has echoes in historical fact.
An extravagant conversion is nearly complete on the Old War Office, an Edwardian-era monument to Britain’s imperial past being made into a five-star hotel and high-end apartments.
The decision comes just months after the Metropolitan Museum of Art said it would remove the family’s name from seven exhibition spaces.
It was renovating his home in London that helped Enis Karavil hone his aesthetic and led him to start his own design business.
After transitioning in private, they are preparing to return to the workplace at a time when gender identity itself is a politically divisive issue.
When renovating their London home, a creative couple sacrificed their guest bedroom for the love of a good soak.
In a blow for the embattled WikiLeaks founder, the court said it had refused permission to appeal “because the application does not raise an arguable point of law.”
Jane Campion won the best director prize at Britain’s Academy Awards for her tense western in an evening that saw a host of surprise winners.
The judgment comes at a particularly fraught time for London’s Metropolitan Police Service, and as Parliament considers a law that would broaden police powers to clamp down on protests.
While full of fine shows, a long-awaited binge was also full of stress about how loosely audiences followed rules about staying healthy in a pandemic.
Transport workers started the first of two 24-hour strikes planned for this week amid concerns over unfilled posts, pensions and the long-term financing of the rail system.
Amelia Dimoldenberg, a comedian and YouTube host, has amassed a Gen Z following, mixing poultry and romance on her show “Chicken Shop Date.”
A new London exhibition celebrates the creativity of artists in their studios. But ateliers in the city are vanishing, and artists are being pushed out.
Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope give memorable performances as the odd couple artists in Anthony McCarten’s new play, “The Collaboration.”
The discovery of the two mosaics in Southwark, across the Thames from the City of London, has been greeted by archaeologists as “exceptional.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is abolishing Covid regulations to move “back towards normality.” But people at high risk from the disease say the move will constrict their lives instead.