Tag - london



British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer and Labour's Claire Ward embrace after Ward was elected as East Midlands Mayor in Mansfield, England, on Saturday.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
May 5, 2024
Labour mayoral wins cap triumphant election run for U.K.'s Keir Starmer
The results dashed any hopes Prime Minister Rishi Sunak had of reassuring Tories anxious about the possibility of a general election wipe out.
 Peres Jepchirchir crosses the line to win the women's race at the London Marathon on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Athletics
Apr 22, 2024
Peres Jepchirchir smashes world record for women-only race at London Marathon
Jepchirchir pulled away in a sprint finish before collapsing to her knees in tears after beating the fastest field of women ever assembled.
Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa poses for photos during a news conference ahead of the London Marathon on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Athletics
Apr 19, 2024
Tigst Assefa ready to chase women's record at London Marathon
The 27-year-old Ethiopian smashed the world record when completing the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 53 seconds.
Australia forward Sam Kerr celebrates scoring her team's first goal during the 2023 Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between Australia and England in Sydney on Aug. 16.
Mar 5, 2024
Soccer star Kerr charged with 'racially aggravated offense'
The charges and an injury cast a shadow over Kerr's hopes of playing for Australia at the Paris Olympics
Michelin guides are published yearly, but there are only a handful of Black chefs whose restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars.
Feb 9, 2024
Black chefs are scoring with new Michelin stars; but they deserve more
Michelin stars were recently announced for restaurants in the U.K. and Ireland: The number of Black chefs increased, but the pace is still too slow.
The building at 245 Park Avenue, which housed the headquarters of Bear Stearns in the 1980s, in New York. Mori Trust bought a 49.9% stake in the building from SL Green Realty in June.
Dec 6, 2023
Japanese buyers snap up New York and London buildings in spree
Investors see attractive prices stemming from the real estate downturn, even as the yen’s weakness reduces purchasing power.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks at an event in June.
WORLD / Politics
Nov 26, 2023
London’s mayor tries to unite a city divided by war in Gaza
The fighting between Israel and Hamas is shaking Muslim and Jewish people, who have lived side-by-side in London for generations.
The All England Tennis Club's large-scale expansion plans, which included a new 8,000-seat show court, have been rejected by the London Borough of Wandsworth.
Nov 22, 2023
Wimbledon suffers expansion plan blow after council refuses permission
The plans include 39 new grass courts, including an 8,000-seater show court on the adjacent Wimbledon Park.
Japan Times
Apr 30, 2023
Meh for monarchy: U.K. coronation fever yet to take hold
The last coronation was held 70 years ago, when huge crowds turned out to witness the formal investiture of Queen Elizabeth II. This time, there appears to be little of the same fervor.
Japan Times
Mar 23, 2023
New Japanese playwrights shine on the London stage
A joint collaboration between the Royal Court Theatre and New National Theatre, Tokyo, brought the works of three up-and-coming dramatists to British audiences in January.
Japan Times
Mar 18, 2023
Nomura sets even lower goals for women in leadership roles
Nomura International, the Japanese lender’s London-based investment bank, previously said it wanted 19% of senior management positions to be held by women by 2022 but missed the mark.
Japan Times
Mar 4, 2023
London’s investment appeal is unraveling as Arm heads to the U.S.
The trend is ominous for flagging initial public offerings in the U.K. and also sets back efforts to transform what is widely perceived to be a dinosaur equity market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 3, 2023
SoftBank's Arm rebuffs London by choosing U.S. listing
The firm did not rule out an eventual London listing, saying it intended to consider a subsequent initial public offering there in due course, without providing further details.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 8, 2023
All eyes on where SoftBank-backed Arm will be listed
Despite a dip in profitability for other prominent chipmakers amid a global slowdown, Arm has shown strong growth over the past four quarters.
Japan Times
Jan 31, 2023
Mo Farah announces return to London Marathon
Farah missed the London race last year when he was forced to withdraw due to injury.
Japan Times
Oct 25, 2022
Russian hurdler Natalya Antyukh could lose London gold over doping
Antyukh won the title at the London Games in August 2012, beating American Lashinda Demus, who will be upgraded to the gold if the International Olympic Committee acts on the AIU ruling.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2022
Eliud Kipchoge to present medals to young runners at London Marathon
The current world record holder will present medals to thousands of youngsters racing parts of the London Marathon course on Saturday, finishing under the famous gantry on The Mall.
Japan Times
Sep 18, 2022
Britons undeterred by daylong waits to mourn a queen they loved
Queen Elizabeth II's coffin will lie in state at the Palace of Westminster until Monday morning, when it will be carried to Westminster Abbey for the funeral service.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 2, 2022
‘Putin chef’ case shows London courts welcome Russians no more
The 61-year-old ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, sanctioned by the U.K., U.S. and the European Union, had sued the investigative journalism organization Bellingcat for libel.
Japan Times
Jul 20, 2022
U.K. breaches 40 C for first time as heat records tumble in France
Experts have blamed climate change for the soaring temperatures — and warned that worse is yet to come.


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How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan