London

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

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

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.

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

But the coffee is free.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

London's Bike-Share Crisis

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

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.

Combatting London's Knife Crime Epidemic With First Aid Lessons

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

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.

Believe It or Not, This Weird Funnel-Shaped Thing Is a Bike Rack

Meet the first person in America to embrace the European "Cyclepod."

Watch People Reveal Their Most Intimate Thoughts While Jogging

An inspirational short film captures the therapeutic power of running.

London's Tube Joins an Elite Group of Cities to Offer All-Night Subway Service

Just a handful of places offer that option to commuters.

Hey, London: Stop Trying to Be New York

London is one of the world's great cities. So why do its businesses and marketers feel the need to import ill-fitting, faded concepts from across the Atlantic?

Who Needs Central Heat When You Live Above a Subway Shaft?

A smart plan to warm homes with heat recycled from the London Underground.

Now You Can Fool Commuters With Customized London Tube Service Signs

"Please be aware that the new Die Hard move is being filmed here today. Be alert for fireballs, floods, and bad acting."

What Counts as a Living Wage in London?

The mayor says it's $14.15 (or £8.80) per hour, but has no plans to introduce legislation to force employers to pay it.