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London firms try flexible work hours ahead of Olympic crushupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 10:43:00

With 20 million extra trips on public transport expected during the London 2012 Summer Games, companies are experimenting with flexible working to keep employees off the roads and out of the tube, London's subway system.

London 2012 Olympic village ready for finishing touchesupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 10:43:00

Six months to the day before Opening Ceremonies, builders have handed the Olympic Village over to the London 2012 organizers.

Police make arrests, raid offices of News Internationalupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 19:57:00

Four current and former employees of Britain's Sun newspaper were arrested by authorities investigating claims of inappropriate payments to police, News Corp. and police said Saturday.

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.

Hackney mob sparked into actionupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 12:56:00

Vice gets a firsthand look inside the riots raging throughout London. Go to VBS.TV for more.

Destruction escalates as London protesters sparked into actionupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 12:56:00

On Saturday, Aug. 6, people gathered in Tottenham to protest the police shooting of a 29-year-old local man. It quickly escalated into riots, looting and arson.

Seeing the 'real' Londonupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 15:23:00

"F*** Columbus! Rodney King discovered America!"

Beckham: 2012 will be best Olympicsupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:47:00

As one of the world's most famous sportsmen, David Beckham is used to being center stage. But next year the English soccer star is looking forward to being "a fan" in what he tells CNN will be "one of the best, if not the best Olympics of all time."

People.com: Kate Makes a Pre-Tour Salon Visitupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 23:09:00

"She didn't appear fazed by the people staring at her - she was radiant," says one onlooker

Coach Harmon expresses fears for Woods' careerupdated: Fri May 13 2011 16:14:00

Tiger Woods' former coach Butch Harmon has revealed his fears for the former world No. 1's future, after injury forced the American out of the opening round of the Players Championship at Sawgrass on Thursday.

2012 London Olympics heads for selloutupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 12:03:00

More than 1.8 million people have tried to buy over 20 million tickets for the London 2012 Olympics, organizers said Wednesday.

Affordable art at the click of a mouseupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 08:02:00

The internet is increasingly the preferred space for people to do their shopping. But can it also be a platform for selling original art?

100 firefighters battle London blazeupdated: Thu Mar 11 2010 05:52:00

A hundred firefighters and 25 fire engines were at the scene of an early-morning fire over four floors of a building in East London, a London Fire Brigade spokesman said Thursday.

People.com: Coroner: Alexander McQueen Died from Asphyxiation, Hangingupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 14:27:00

Lady Gaga also thanked the late fashion designer at Tuesday's Brit Awards

Dance group Diversity trumps Boyle on 'Britain's Got Talent'updated: Sun May 31 2009 06:22:00

Internet sensation Susan Boyle came up short, coming in second during "Britain's Got Talent" finale on Saturday.

Archaeologists show off rare Roman findupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 12:09:00

Archaeologists excavating a site in East London have made an "extremely rare and unprecedented" find -- a delicately detailed dish made of hundreds of pieces of tiny glass petals, the Museum of London Docklands announced Wednesday.

Protesters arrested near G-20 summit venueupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 15:23:00

Scattered demonstrations were taking place around East London as the G-20 summit got under way Thursday, but they were far smaller than the protests seen a day earlier.

G-20 police: We won't tolerate violent protestsupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 13:52:00

London police said Thursday they are planning one of the largest and most complex operations in their history as the city gears up to host the G-20 summit next week.

G-20 inspires mass protestsupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 13:52:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on protesters' big plans to coincide with the G-20 meeting in London.

Travelers' guide to frosty Londonupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 09:09:00

Days after thick snow brought London to a standstill, the traditional drizzle has returned and it is business as usual in the bustling British capital.

Amy Winehouse's husband seeks divorceupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 10:43:00

Blake Fielder-Civil is trying to kick his Amy Winehouse habit now that he's seen photos of the singer cavorting with another man in the Caribbean while he sits in a British jail.

High-rise farmsupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 04:20:00

In Japan, Tokyo's busiest urban center tries to farm food on high-rise rooftops. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Transforming England's towns into green and pleasant landupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 04:20:00

To begin with, visitors to Todmorden, Yorkshire, might think it looks like any other small town in northern England.

People.com: Leona Lewis Shows Off Ring - But Still 'Not Engaged'updated: Tue May 27 2008 14:18:00

Lewis's ring is just for "friendship," her rep says, denying all engagement rumors

People.com: Amy Winehouse Released After Police Questioningupdated: Thu May 08 2008 15:16:00

The singer was held in East London for eight hours over alleged drug offenses

People.com: Amy Winehouse Arrested for Alleged Drug Offensesupdated: Thu May 08 2008 07:14:00

Her rep says the singer was taken into police custody in London for questioning

People.com: Pete Doherty Jailed for Parole Violationsupdated: Tue Apr 08 2008 14:24:00

The British rocker is forced to postpone his planned show at Royal Albert Hall

Police investigating Winehouse glass pipe videoupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 20:14:00

British authorities told CNN Wednesday they are examining a home video that shows singer Amy Winehouse smoking something in a glass pipe minutes after she is heard saying she had just taken six tablets of the anti-anxiety drug Valium.

People.com: Amy Winehouse Video Checked by Policeupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 13:23:00

Police in London are studying the video that allegedly shows singer Amy Winehouse smoking crack, they confirmed Wednesday.

UK tabloid: Winehouse smoked glass pipe updated: Tue Jan 22 2008 17:45:00

A home video made public by a British newspaper Tuesday shows singer Amy Winehouse smoking something in a glass pipe minutes after she says she had just taken six tablets of the anti-anxiety drug Valium.

People.com: Amy Winehouse Arrested in Her Husband's Caseupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 10:03:00

Amy Winehouse was arrested, and later released, on Monday in London in connection with an alleged plan to derail a criminal case against her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil.

Boy George charged by policeupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 09:22:00

Pop star Boy George has been charged with false imprisonment following a complaint by a 28-year-old man, police in London confirmed to CNN.

London unveils 2012 Olympic stadiumupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 18:07:00

Detailed plans for the stadium which will host the 2012 Olympic Games in London were unveiled by organizers on Wednesday.

Newsmaker: Banksyupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 08:34:00

Banksy is Britain's most wanted artist -- his art sells for hundreds of thousands of dollars, but he continues to use public spaces as his main canvas, while all the time keeping his identity a secret.

Time.com: The Revival of London's Millennium Domeupdated: Fri Oct 26 2007 11:00:00

Once mocked as the beautiful building that didn't attract enough visitors, the newly named 02 has become the capital's coolest venue

People.com: Pete Doherty Checks into Rehab Outside Londonupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 10:34:00

British rocker Pete Doherty has checked into rehab, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

Inner peace in the inner cityupdated: Wed Jul 04 2007 05:41:00

Retreats are often a cornerstone of spiritual life. They are a chance for reflection, to withdraw from everyday life and circumstances and think about the things that really matter. Usually retreats take place in a picturesque part of the countryside when the cares of work and the city are left behind.

West Ham become a force in Englandupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 08:08:00

Whether or not West Ham United are successful in their current $30m pursuit of England international striker Darren Bent, it is fair to say that the profile and status of the East London club has risen inexorably over the last 10 months -- so much so that many experts believe the Hammers are set become a real force in the English game.

Artist Whiteread focuses on what is on the insideupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 07:59:00

To most people, the area underneath a chair or table or even the inside of a closet might be just empty space, but for artist Rachel Whiteread, it is what she has built her entire career on.

3 charged over London bombingsupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 08:48:00

Three men arrested by police last month will be charged in the July 7, 2005, terrorist attacks on London's transit system that killed 52 people, police said Thursday.

Terrific Tevez but Hammers despairupdated: Sun Mar 04 2007 12:47:00

Argentinian Carlos Tevez scored his first goal for West Ham and had a hand in two others but the East London side's hopes of avoiding relegation from the Premier League nose-dived as visitors Tottenham grabbed a dramatic 4-3 victory.

Travel diaryupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 07:48:00

It's almost five years since 9/11 and the woman behind the counter is saying I can't take chocolate on my flight to Atlanta.

Exclusive: Suspects' lawyer criticizes policeupdated: Sat Aug 12 2006 12:09:00

The lawyer for two of the suspects rounded up in a possible plot to bring down as many as 10 trans-Atlantic flights on Saturday criticized their treatment at the hands of British police.

Sources: 4 UK bomb suspects heldupdated: Fri Jul 29 2005 07:50:00

All four men suspected of planting failed bombs on London's transit system on July 21 are in custody after raids in London and Rome, according to sources close to the investigation and Italy's interior ministry.

Queen: 'Way of life won't change'updated: Fri Jul 08 2005 07:48:00

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has said that the terrorists responsible for the bomb attacks on London "will not change our way of life."

Last news giant quits Fleet Streetupdated: Tue May 24 2005 05:10:00

It's the end of an era for Reuters.

Smith and Kemp flay England attackupdated: Wed Feb 09 2005 15:59:00

Graeme Smith scored his second hundred in three matches and Justin Kemp hammered a spectacular 80 off 50 balls as South Africa amassed 311 for seven on their way to a seven-run victory over England in the fifth one-day international in East London.

Gibbs century as England thrashedupdated: Sun Feb 06 2005 10:49:00

South Africa capitalised on a Herschelle Gibbs century to crush England by 108 runs in the fourth one-day international at Newlands on Sunday.

Cash in on a home away from homeupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 02:59:00

Some business travelers spend so much time in a hotel, they might as well put down a deposit and buy the room they are staying in -- it could prove more economical.

Fortune: Brand-Name Bespoke Paul Smith brings designer credentials to custom tailoring.updated: Mon Oct 26 1998 00:01:00

Housed on the top floor of Paul Smith's newest store in London is a made-to-measure suit service. This is notable not only because young men from the City of London can now get suits made with the ...

Fortune: Why murder is more tempting in New York, look who gets handouts, the line on lines, and other matters. BY GEORGE, THEY'RE GETTINupdated: Mon Feb 21 1994 00:01:00

Staffs at several supermarket stores around Britain have taken to renaming packets of gingerbread men . . . ''gingerbread persons'' in a bid to take away references to gender. The move in branches ...

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