London's commuters make do as strike shuts subway system

Jul 10, 2015

London's commuters make do as strike shuts subway system

Thursday’s transportation choices in London were: take a hike, ride a bike, try to find a bus you like. Millions of commuters jammed buses, rented bicycles or simply walked for miles to and from work as a 24-hour strike shut down the British capital’s ...

Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte

May 5, 2015

Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte

Britain’s newspapers have lauded the choice of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana as the name of the new baby of Prince William and his wife Kate for its tribute to family. Britain had been on tenterhooks waiting to discover what names the Duke and Duchess of ...

Fire underground causes chaos in London

Apr 2, 2015

Fire underground causes chaos in London

An underground blaze in central London Wednesday caused mass evacuations and forced several West End shows to cancel performances as firefighters tackled the blaze, which sent out a pall of thick smoke. More than 2,000 people were forced to leave nearby buildings, including the ...