The portrait of the city as a burnt-out hellscape has little basis in reality.
The country has long been a model for flashy, absurd infrastructure, but austerity is finally slowing it down.
The city's properties are being sucked up by out-of-towners who visit only a few weeks a year, turning neighborhoods into ghost towns.
Increasingly, I find fashionable inner city neighborhoods as banal as any suburb, just more expensive.
A series of ads aims to restore civility to the Paris subway.
Olympic visitors came for the sports, and stayed for the karaoke bar in the mall. Why aren't they visiting London?
In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
The American presidential candidate may not understand that for Britons, complaining is a way of showing you care.
The city's new cable car crossing the Thames suffered a malfunction this morning, but Opening Ceremonies hype is building.
GPS-enabled apps have changed the going-out culture in the city.
Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
With a Twitter-based mood-measuring lightshow displayed on the London Eye, we're about to find out.
The left-leaning city council may have lost legislative power, but it is regaining its influence as the sole chink in Britain’s official policy of Olympic boosterism.
The London Games have been an exercise in image control, but that has only encouraged the jokers.
Over 235,000 visitors will arrive in Heathrow today, putting the city's specially designed transportation network to the test.
The cutest tribute to the Games we've come across – just don't tell the brand police.
If this sounds trivial to you, you don’t know Britain.
G4S, which has a record of mismanagement in Britain, faces scrutiny in the press and from lawmakers.
Forecasters warn that this will be the wettest Summer Games ever, and many venues were not designed for dreary weather.