Hidden door spills centuries-old secrets of U.K. parliament

World Feb 27, 2020

Hidden door spills centuries-old secrets of U.K. parliament

A forgotten passageway in the British Parliament that was constructed for the 1661 coronation of King Charles II has been rediscovered during renovation work. It was bricked up in 1807 and had not been accessed in more than 70 years, hidden behind a small wooden ...

Bell of London's famed Big Ben will ring on New Year's Eve

World Dec 29, 2019

Bell of London's famed Big Ben will ring on New Year's Eve

Britain's Big Ben bell in Parliament's landmark clock tower will ring at midnight on New Year's Eve, marking the start of a year for the first time since its new face was revealed from under scaffolding halfway through restoration work. The work has seen the ...

Japanese flamenco dancer capturing the hearts of Londoners

General Dec 10, 2019

Japanese flamenco dancer capturing the hearts of Londoners

Nanako Aramaki, the only professional flamenco dancer from Japan performing in London, has been winning hearts with her brilliant dance steps on stage while also working as an employee of a telecommunications-related company. One recent Sunday evening, the 36-year-old started dancing to a festive Sevillana ...