#London

  • The UK just expanded a program that looks to treat likely terrorists like the mentally ill

    LONDON (Reuters) – A project looking at links between mental health and terrorism in three English cities has been expanded nationwide after it found a significant number of people referred to counter-radicalization programs suffer some form of mental illness. Studies have suggested the prevalence of mental health issues among...
  • Titanic passenger’s letter written day before ship sank sells for $166K

    LONDON — A letter written by one of the Titanic’s passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for $166,000 at an auction in England. The handwritten note, on embossed Titanic stationery, was penned by first-class passenger Alexander Oskar Holverson on April 13, 1912 — the day...
  • Why London’s love affair with the NFL is more than just a fling

    LONDON – There were no NFL jerseys to be seen on Regent Street as the clock ticked toward kickoff this past Sunday. Why should there be, as the shutters came down on another busy weekend in one of London’s busiest tourist shopping districts? This is where people come to...
  • Samsung to Open Giant London Showroom to Rival Apple

    • Company will take out space in city’s King’s Cross district • King’s Cross also home to Alphabet’s new Google campus Samsung Electronics Co. has agreed a deal to open a new space in London’s King’s Cross district which will serve as a showcase for its products and technology,...
  • London copper hits 3-year high, breaking $7,000/T!

    MELBOURNE, Oct 16 (Reuters) – London copper prices charged through the $7,000 mark for the first time in three years on Monday, underpinned by improving manufacturing profits in China that pointed to robust growth in the world’s top user of metals. China’s producer price inflation unexpectedly accelerated to a...
  • A $24 million mansion is going on sale in London – but you can only pay in bitcoin

    An £18 million ($23.9 million) mansion is going on sale this month that can only be purchased in bitcoin. The property, located near Portobello Road in the upmarket Notting Hill district of London, will only accept the digital currency as payment. The price tag equates to over 4,000 bitcoin...
  • Uber files appeal against London license loss

    Uber has today filed notification of its intention to appeal the London transport regulator’s decision to withdraw its license to operate in the market. “While we have today filed our appeal so that Londoners can continue using our app, we hope to continue having constructive discussions with Transport for...
  • Uber will loose its license to operate

    Uber’s license to operate in London won’t be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture. Transport for London says the company, whose app is used by 3.5 million...
  • Uber Loses Its License to Operate in London

    LONDON — London’s transportation agency dealt a huge blow to Uber on Friday, announcing that it would not renew the ride-hailing service’s license to operate in the British capital, the company’s largest market in Europe. “Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a...