#London

  • Eagles-Jaguars highlights NFL’s three-game London schedule

    The NFL announced its slate of games that will be played in London in 2018, including an intriguing matchup between two of this year’s Super Bowl hopefuls. A late-October meeting between the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars headlines the league’s three-game London schedule, with the two teams set to...
  • Celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies in prison during sex crimes sentence

    LONDON — Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidante to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain’s investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74. Once one of the most powerful figures in British entertainment, Clifford was convicted in 2014 of eight...
  • Woman taking a selfie falls to her death

    A woman known for documenting her travels on social media fell to her death while trying to snap a selfie, according to reports. Toni Kelly, 20, a New Zealander living in London, died Nov. 14, two days after plunging out of a second-story window and suffering a severe brain...
  • 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...