Feb 8, 2016

Jackie Chan bus stunt explosion shakes up Londoners

The explosion of a red double decker bus in central London on Sunday alarmed witnesses unaware that it was actually a stunt for a Jackie Chan action film. The bus was traveling across Lambeth Bridge not far from Britain’s parliament when its top deck ...

Jan 21, 2016

NFL says London team on track for 2022 season

London is “on track” to have its own permanent American football team within the next six years, NFL spokesman Mark Waller said on Wednesday. “The fan base is big enough and passionate enough that it can support a franchise,” Waller said, in comments published ...

Awashima's 'Missing Post Office' opens London branch

Jan 20, 2016

Awashima's 'Missing Post Office' opens London branch


A poste restante, or general delivery, service in Japan started a “branch” in central London on Tuesday, accepting letters addressed to anyone or anything. The original “Missing Post Office” is located on the small island of Awashima in the Seto Inland Sea and has ...

Jan 10, 2016

Cameron to outline plan offering parents lessons on child-rearing

All British parents will be encouraged to take government-run parenting classes under plans due to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron, The Observer newspaper reported Sunday. A previous scheme to educate parents from under-privileged backgrounds after the 2011 London riots flopped, attracting around ...

Nov 3, 2015

NFL to play at Twickenham Stadium next season

The NFL will move across the British capital to Twickenham Stadium to stage a regular-season game next year. The NFL announced it has agreed to play three games over the next three seasons at Twickenham, the home of England’s national rugby team. The league ...

Oct 27, 2015

Yahoo gets 15. 2 million NFL viewers

The NFL says more than 460 million total minutes of video were consumed for Sunday’s game between the Bills and Jaguars. The league experimented with distributing coverage primarily through streaming for the first time for the matchup from London through a partnership with Yahoo. ...