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Reuters

Hot Weather Fatalities in the U.K. Could Double by 2050

Humanity should brace itself for the searing and deadly weather of the future, say British scientists.

YouTube

Footage of the Beatles's Last Show, on Its 45th Anniversary

Performed on a London rooftop.

This Broken London Tube Turnstile Could Sing Backup on Blur's 1997 Hit 'Song 2'

And Ritch Ames made a video of what that'd sound like.

Oliver O'Brien

10 Years of London Underground Ridership Data in One Map

A picture of growth across space and time.

Reuters

Digging London's Newest Tunnel

Europe's biggest infrastructure project is halfway done.

TransportBuzz

Listen in on Some Really Pissed-Off British Commuters

"TransportBuzz" channels collective anger over train delays, backward-facing seats, and really sneezy passengers.

Simon Smith

London, Then and Now (1927 to 2013)

Filmmaker Simon Smith came up with a clever way to show how much (or little) the city has changed over the last century.

Reuters

How Egyptian Riots and the Greek Recession Are Fueing London's Property Boom

The city appeals to wealthy foreigners seeking a "safe haven."

City of Westminster

How London Plans to Eliminate the Search for a Parking Spot

Sensors could alert drivers to empty spaces in advance, reducing traffic and fuel consumption.

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At This 'Anti-Cafe,' You Pay Just to Sit Around

But the coffee is free.

Reuters

Why the London Tube Wants to Help You Do Your Grocery Shopping

Transport for London is working on a plan to replace its ticket offices with pick-up points for online shopping.

Reuters

Why So Many of London's Historic Theaters Are in Bad Physical Shape

The ceiling collapse at the Apollo is a sad reminder of the sorry state of West End infrastructure.

Antonio Olmos

A London Artist's Big Project: Photograph the Site of Every Homicide

Antonio Olmos memorialized the city's often-overlooked tragedies. In the process, he gained a new perspective on violent crime.

Youtube

Someone Cycled a London Boris Bike Up the Tour de France's Toughest Peak

And brought it back to London before his one-day rental ran out.

Shutterstock

The Weird Economics Behind London's Disappearing Pubs

It's actually the pub industry's tough practices that are giving local boozers the greatest problems.

David X. O'Neil

London's Bike-Share Crisis

The system is losing riders, and now its major sponsor has backed out. Can it be saved?

Environment Agency

What London Would Look Like If the Thames Barrier Failed

What could be the worst tidal surge in six decades has swamped parts of the U.K. but not London, thanks to the miraculous Barrier.

Street Doctors

Combatting London's Knife Crime Epidemic With First Aid Lessons

A group of doctors is trying to convince young Britons that stabbings are serious.

Daniel Gould / Cycling Weekly

Following a Spate of Deaths, London Cyclists Get Militant

Five bicyclists were killed on the city's streets in November alone, leading to a dramatic protest Friday.