Tag Archives: England

06Nov/17

London’s Oxford Street to be pedestrianized?

Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading

16Sep/17

Forensics team searches property in Sunbury after London train blast

SUNBURY, SURREY, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (BBC) – British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a house in a small town outside London on Saturday (September 16) as they hunted for whoever planted a bomb on a commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier. Continue reading

01Sep/17

Former England captain Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving offence

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with a drink-driving offence, Cheshire police said in a statement on Friday (September 1). Continue reading

28Aug/17

Revellers enjoy last day of London carnival

Revellers at London’s Notting Hill Carnival enjoyed a second day of festivities on Monday as the sun came out for the last day of Europe’s biggest street party. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

27Aug/17

London’s mayor pledges justice for tower fire as carnival begins

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 27, 2017) (BBC) -One of London’s most colourful and noisy events – a weekend carnival to celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture – started on Sunday (August 27) with an opening ceremony that paid tribute to the victims of Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading

10Jul/17

Fire breaks out in London’s Camden Market

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 10, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – London firefighters were battling a blaze at a building in the city’s Camden Market, the London Fire Brigade said early on Monday (July 10).
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15Nov/16

Robot dinosaurs get Raspberry Pi make-over

Animatronic dinosaurs at one of the UK’s oldest theme parks are being given a new lease of life after being fitted with a Raspberry Pi, using cognitive computing technology. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

19Aug/16

UK police release footage of children in 200km/h car chase

Teen driver with his two young children raced through Gloucester in police chase
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11Sep/15

Police now probing 11 possible highway shootings in Phoenix area

Arizona police are investigating 11 possible vehicle shootings in recent days along a major highway running through Phoenix after a driver discovered a bullet hole in the side of his commercial truck.

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