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
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).
A walkout on the Tube is part of a wave of strikes hitting British rail and air passengers at the start of 2017.
Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading