On Sunday, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that suffragist Millicent Garrett Fawcett will be honored with a statue in London’s Parliament Square. She will be the first woman to join the ranks of those commemorated there.
Behold this gift bestowed to us by one shrewd photographer! You see before you the glorious Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the set of their forthcoming film, Mary Poppins Returns.
Parliament was put on lockdown Wednesday, following a chaotic attack on Westminster bridge that has left at least one dead. Authorities are currently considering the incident an act of terrorism.
Rat Boy, Oh Wonder and Prose have been announced as acts on the lineup for the U.K.’s Reading and Leeds Festival in August. Also, You Me at Six, Angel, Avelino, Bear’s Den, the Amity Affliction and Giggs. And DAVE. Everything Everything. Billy Talent. Marshmello! Camelphat! Wiley! James Organ. In addition, Picture…
British Prime Minister Theresa May invited Donald Trump, our fluorescent ham rump-in-chief, to visit the United Kingdom just days after his inauguration. On this trip, he would meet Queen Elizabeth II (heaven help her) and, typically, he would address Parliament. But there’s a slight wrinkle in this itinerary:…
On Wednesday night, London’s Borough Market held an Evening of Cheese event, which they described on Twitter as “a fromage-themed extravaganza.” It sounds like attendees didn’t find the cheese bacchanal they were hoping for and instead had to spread their crackers with DRAMA.
One of the few things left to look forward to is the annual release of data that shows which European city is doing most of its cocaine supply, by scientists who determine such by analyzing the cocaine in various sewers. Usually it’s London, but this year, in an interesting twist, Antwerp is doing all the blow.
If you don’t know who Marissa Hermer is, I feel sorry for you.
Ladies of London, one of Bravo’s most perfect creations, is coming back to us so, so soon—November 29 at 10 pm, to be precise—and Bravo has released the Season 3 trailer. Everyone’s hair is perfect, and there appear to be several formal dinners.
Since a rejected suitor threw acid in her face at age 15, activist Laxmi has campaigned to stop violence against Indian women. This week in London she will walk a catwalk to raise awareness in the United Kingdom.
Cats are all over the London Tube. Judging you.
There’s a popular legend that the ground beneath London is riddled with the bodies of plague victims, and so every time you ride the underground, you’re essentially hurtling through dark spaces surrounded by slumbering plague skeletons. Is that really true, though?
The Amy Winehouse Foundation is opening a women’s only rehab center for recovering addicts in London.
Today is author J.K. Rowling’s 51st birthday! She’s celebrating with the opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the news that—sorry pals—she has finished writing about Harry Potter. This eighth, theatrical installment concludes his narrative.
Darlings, the Absolutely Fabulous movie premiere has finally arrived, and it is eccentric city! I hardly know who most of these people are, but I don’t care, because they’re all wearing weird, slightly ill-fitting outfits, and when do you even get that anymore in the day of the celebrity stylist?! What a relief!
On Monday, London mayor Sadiq Khan announced that body-shaming advertisements would be banned from the city’s tubes and buses. Khan’s decision is a follow-up of a promise he made while campaigning. The campaign promise was in response to the controversy and subsequent debate surrounding an advertisement for a weight…
Somebody has stolen £100,000 worth of antique taxidermy from a London warehouse, including a King Penguin and a chimp wearing a top hat.
Sarah Burton’s latest fantastical collection for Alexander McQueen invoked, at least in spirit, the legends in Game of Thrones, its gestures towards medieval mythologies gleaming through in silvery unicorn appliqués on delicate lace and romantic, papillon-festooned boudoir jackets. Despite the lilting nature of the…
Seven men have been convicted or pleaded guilty in London to stealing £14 million —$20 million— in gold, diamonds, sapphires, and cash from an underground vault. It’s believed to be the largest burglary in English history, and certainly the funniest: The ringleader, according to police, was 76 years old, and he used…