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
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
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
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
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
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).
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
Teen driver with his two young children raced through Gloucester in police chase
The house of British TV and music mogul Simon Cowell has been burgled while he and his family slept inside, London police reports.
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.