Topics :: London

’Good Thing Going’ - Hit London ’Merrily’ to US Theaters

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
A much-admired London production of the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" by Stephen Sondheim-George Furth will screen in theaters for a worldwide cinema event, one night only, on Oct. 23. Sondheim calls it, "As close to perfection as a production can get."

Cab Driver in London Suspended Over Twitter Blow-Up

By Michael Cox | Saturday Aug 24, 2013
In London, a minicab driver has been suspended while he is under investigation for allegedly kicking a gay couple out of his cab for holding hands. The incident blew up when one of the men tweeted about the experience.

UK School’s Anti-Bullying Education Not Spurred by "Gay Shoes"

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A London Catholic school said their decision to call in gay rights group Stonewall to give lessons on homophobic bullying was not prompted by a five-year-old boy calling another student’s shoes "gay."

"David Bowie Is" Exhibit Opens in London

By Jill Lawless | Wednesday Apr 3, 2013
For the first time in its history, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum showcases a pop icon in a new major multimedia exhibit.

London Mayor Wins Case Over Anti-Gay Bus Ad Ban

Friday Mar 22, 2013
Britain’s High Court ruled Friday that the mayor of London acted lawfully when he banned bus ads from a Christian group suggesting that homosexuality can be cured.

Video of London Muslim ’Patrol’ Harassing Gay Man Sparks Outrage

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 24, 2013
A YouTube clip showing a group of Muslim youth in East London harassing a a man because they believe he’s gay has made international headlines & sparked outrage in Britain.

Philadelphia Flower Show Will Be "Brilliant!" in 2013

Monday Dec 31, 2012
The British have a word for something that’s inventive, dazzling, extraordinary. They say it’s "Brilliant!" The 2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, entitled "Brilliant!," promises to be all those things and much more.

Valentino’s Haute Couture Exhibition Wows London

By SYLVIA HUI | Thursday Dec 20, 2012
If there’s one name that represents red carpet glamour, it’s probably Valentino. Over half a century, the legendary designer has created exquisite, classic gowns for the world’s most glamorous women, including Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren.

London On The Fly

By Lou Marino | Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
London in three days? Yes, with a little planning, you can really have a trip to one of the world’s great cities and manage to do and see more than you might imagine.

Christmas in London

Friday Dec 7, 2012
London is the UK’s leading destination at Christmas for gift shopping, enjoying festive entertainment, and admiring Christmas lights. Here is a selection of the best places to visit this December, without ever having to leave the capital.