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Romney trip begins in shamblesupdated: Fri Jul 27 2012 14:07:00

If only Mitt Romney could turn the Olympic torch on the newspaper headlines in London.

Torch starts final leg before London Olympics openupdated: Sat Jul 21 2012 07:15:00

The Olympic torch relay began its first full day in London on Saturday, marking the start of the final week-long countdown to the opening of the 2012 Games.

Queen welcomes Olympic torchupdated: Fri Jul 20 2012 12:58:00

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes the Olympic torch to Windsor Castle, as it makes its way around the UK.

Olympic torch to make dramatic entry to Londonupdated: Fri Jul 20 2012 12:58:00

The Olympic torch is set to make a dramatic entry to London Friday, descending via a 180-foot line from a helicopter to the historic Tower of London.

Mayor of London open to Grand Prix in capitalupdated: Thu Jun 28 2012 12:54:00

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is open to the idea of a Formula One race in Britain's capital, but has yet to be approached by the sport's powerbrokers.

Bouncing to the top at London 2012updated: Thu May 17 2012 20:34:00

Team CNN's Amanda Davies reports on the highs and lows of Olympic trampolining with Laura Gallagher.

Greece passes Olympic flame to Britainupdated: Thu May 17 2012 20:34:00

Greece handed over the Olympic flame to Britain in an elaborate ceremony Thursday, 71 days before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Johnson wins second term as London's mayorupdated: Sat May 05 2012 06:50:00

Boris Johnson was re-elected as Mayor of London Friday after a narrow victory over Ken Livingstone, who held the post until 2008.

London icon makes a comebackupdated: Sat May 05 2012 06:50:00

CNN's Ayehsa Durgahee reports on the return of the iconic London Routemaster bus.

ADVISORY CNN Wire Outlook updated: Sat May 05 2012 06:44:00

Supervising News Editor Joe Sterling -- 404-827-1401

Legal action coming to remove Occupy protest at London cathedralupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 09:11:00

Authorities in London agreed to take court action Friday to remove anti-capitalist protesters who have spent two weeks camped outside St. Paul's Cathedral.

Dressing like a princessupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:06:00

Kate Middleton's former stylist teaches you how to dress like a princess.

Where will you be? Best places to watch Kate and Wills say 'I do'updated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:06:00

It will be grand, it will be glitzy and there will be plenty of pomp and circumstance. When Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton finally tie the knot on April 29, all of London will be on show.

Who are troublemakers behind UK riots?updated: Wed Aug 10 2011 06:04:00

Images of youths wearing balaclavas and hooded sweatshirts ransacking shops, rioting and torching buildings continue to provoke outrage in the UK.

London descends into anarchyupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 06:04:00

CNN's Dan Rivers was there as terrified London residents ran for cover.

Hampton Court to host Olympic time-trialupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:50:00

Hampton Court Palace will be the venue for the cycling time trial event at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it was announced on Wednesday.

Transaction delays slow London Olympic ticket salesupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 14:45:00

People who were disappointed that their effort to buy tickets to the 2012 London Olympic Games was apparently unsuccessful should not despair. They could just be the victims of an electronic glitch.

Visa glitch hits race for London 2012 Olympics ticketsupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 11:45:00

Tickets went on sale for the 2012 London Olympics on Tuesday, but some sports fans were unable to process their applications due to problems with the online payment system.

How urban living affects your brainupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 08:55:00

Living in the city may raise stress levels and the risk of cognitive decline. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

London's dirty streets trial sticky solutionupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 08:55:00

The pea-soupers maybe a thing of the past but London still has some of the worst air quality in Europe.

Why London needs a cycle revolutionupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 09:56:00

Red double-decker buses and black cabs have long been iconic symbols of London, but Britain's capital may soon become just as famous for its distinctive blue and silver rental bicycles.

Do electric cars have enough drive to go mainstream?updated: Tue Oct 26 2010 10:22:00

Major car manufacturers are poised to launch their electric vehicles and expectations are so high Nissan says it has closed its U.S. waiting list with 20,000 pre-orders.

London launches ambitious bike sharing schemeupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 07:23:00

Six thousand matching black, silver and blue bicycles will hit the streets of London on Friday as the city officially launches its ambitious public bike sharing scheme.

CNN anchors try London's new bike systemupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 07:23:00

CNN's Zain Verjee and Charles Hodson try out London's new bike for hire system.

Cameron, Obama to discuss BPupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 10:34:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron will discuss BP, whose leaking well has caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history, when he speaks by phone with U.S. President Barack Obama this weekend, Cameron's office at Downing Street said Friday.

UK banks reject regulator's 'swollen' remarksupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 00:10:00

Bankers, industrialists and London's mayor have fiercely rejected Lord Turner's argument that Britain's "swollen" banking industry was destabilising the economy and needed to be cut down to size.

London Olympics on track for 2012updated: Fri Jul 31 2009 11:10:00

An overcast, chilly summer day failed to stem the excitement and pride of Olympic officials and athletes as they showed off their progress three years ahead of the 2012 Games.

London Olympic Stadium progressupdated: Fri Jul 31 2009 11:10:00

London Olympic Stadium one year into construction, all ten of the milestones for this stage of the development have been met.

Storm in a teacup over right-winger and queen's garden partyupdated: Thu May 21 2009 13:26:00

A controversial British politician convicted of inciting racial hatred could soon be sipping tea with Queen Elizabeth at one of her annual garden parties.

UK police feared weekend terror attacksupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 12:45:00

The chief constable for Britain's Greater Manchester Police indicated Thursday there would have been the potential for terrorist acts this weekend if police had not made a dozen arrests.

Virgin Atlantic passenger's "culinary journey of hell"updated: Thu Feb 12 2009 05:08:00

A six-page rant to Virgin Atlantic's Sir Richard Branson about a woeful in-flight meal attracted so much attention on the Internet that it was rumored to be a clever marketing stunt.

Protesters buy up land for Heathrow runwayupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 09:49:00

Environmental campaigners say they have dealt a blow to the proposed expansion of London's Heathrow Airport by buying up land earmarked for the construction of a controversial third runway.

Time.com: London's Conservative Mayor Endorses Obamaupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 14:00:00

The mayor of London, a member of the British political party that is a traditional ally of U.S. Republicans, says Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama "visibly incarnates change and hope, at a time when America desperately needs both"

Top UK police chief forced to quitupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 12:46:00

The UK's top police officer, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Ian Blair, announced his resignation Thursday after being urged to step down by London mayor Boris Johnson.

Time.com: London 2012: Tough Act to Follow updated: Tue Aug 26 2008 20:05:00

Brits are known for theater, pageantry, music and humor. But if stodgy politicians have their way, none of that may come through in the 2012 Olympics

Time.com: Reading Into Leaders' Vacation Spotsupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 11:40:00

No one disputes a politician's right to get away for a break -- it's where they go that matters

Gordon Brown gets hammeredupdated: Sun Jun 08 2008 23:02:00

Conservatives trounce the Labour Party in British local elections. CNN's Robin Oakley reports.

Labour loses London mayor's seat to Conservativesupdated: Mon May 12 2008 08:14:00

Conservative Boris Johnson has defeated the ruling Labour Party's two-term mayor of London, election officials announced Friday.

Mayoral race is on in Londonupdated: Sat May 03 2008 05:27:00

CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney speaks to Robin Oakley about local elections in the UK.

UK election result nightmareupdated: Fri May 02 2008 18:37:00

UK's Labour Party appears to be taking a drubbing. CNN's Robin Oakley explains.

Time.com: Labour Loses London updated: Fri May 02 2008 18:30:00

Conservative Boris Johnson wins the mayor's office in a rout of Britain's ruling party in local elections

UK PM faces election results nightmare updated: Fri May 02 2008 07:57:00

Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown's leadership is under pressure after his party suffered its worst local election results for a generation.

Johnson arrives to voteupdated: Thu May 01 2008 16:51:00

London mayoral candidate Boris Johnson arrives at a polling station.

Eccentric duo battle in London vote updated: Thu May 01 2008 16:51:00

The contest to be London's mayor, running a city of about 13 million people, has come at a crucial moment in British politics. It could help determine the outcome of the next general election.

Time.com: London's Mayoral Race: No Jokeupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 12:00:00

Ken Livingstone is hoping humor will help him to defeat a conservative challenge in Thursday's election

Brown or Blair? Pass the sick bagupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 05:25:00

Uncomfortable political allies for more than a decade, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown's rivalry continued in the pages of the British press on Thursday with many papers unsure whether to weight their coverage towards the outgoing or incoming prime minister.

Does Howard regret dumping the blond?updated: Mon Apr 25 2005 09:20:00

The best thing about banging your head against the wall is when you get to stop doing so. Ten days out from polling day Britain's politicians must know the feeling.

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