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London Tube rides go high tech

Nov 22, 2013
Starting soon, London Underground riders will be able to enjoy WiFi and other services.
Posted In: London, public transportation, wifi

Britain's Crystal Palace could rise again

Oct 11, 2013
A Chinese property developer has unveiled plans to recreate the Crystal Palace, a cast iron and glass building that burned down in the 1930s, in south London.
Posted In: Britain, London, architecture

London's divided Syrians in war of words

Oct 7, 2013
London’s small Syrian community is divided over whether President Bashar al-Assad should stay or go. Pro- and anti-Assad activists sacrifice much to achieve their goals.
Posted In: London, syria

Intern's death prompts call for culture change in London's financial district

Aug 21, 2013
21-year-old Moritz Erhardt, an intern for Bank of America in London, collapsed and died this week after reportedly working extremely long hours to impress his bosses.
Posted In: intern, Bank of America, London

Speed prompts futures exchange to consider move to U.S.

Aug 6, 2013
The London International Financial Futures Exchange is considering a move to the U.S. That should make transactions marginally faster, but is this a wise move?
Posted In: Europe, automated trading, London

Meet KidZania, where kids play miniature bankers and bakers for fake pay

Jul 25, 2013
A new amusement park with a 'Take Your Child to Work Day' theme opens in London.
Posted In: London, amusement parks, kids, Mexico

Name that Tube stop

Jun 3, 2013
In the U.S., corporations pay big money to put their names on sports stadiums and other venues. Now there's a proposal to rename stops on the London subway. The idea is to raise money for the subway system and reduce fares.
Posted In: London, Tube, Transportation, sponsorship, marketing

British authorities review security for London marathon

Apr 16, 2013
After the bombings in Boston, authorities in London are looking at their own security arrangements in advance of Sunday's London marathon.
Posted In: London, boston marathon

JPMorgan ignored risk warnings, misled investors: Report

Mar 15, 2013
Senate investigators are holding a hearing today on JPMorgan’s estimated $6.3 billion losses connected to a London trader known as the 'Whale.' New evidence from internal emails and phone calls suggests the blame may lie with even bigger fish in company.
Posted In: JPMorgan, London, Jamie Dimon

London mayor calls lawmakers 'great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jellies'

Feb 25, 2013
The notoriously outspoken Boris Johnson was surprised that lawmakers in the London Assembly had no questions about a major budget cut.
Posted In: Boris Johnson, London

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