Tom Daley has won a bronze medal in the men’s 10 metre diving finals at the London Olympics 2012, despite a challenging year in which his father passed away.
Boris Johnson may be under pressure to rethink London’s cycling superhighways in the face of the Olympics, but his renowned bike hire scheme has propelled cycling into the forefront of every Londoner’s mind.
Audacious plans by Prince Charles to move his court to Windsor Castle when he becomes king could see Buckingham Palace turned into a hotel, according to a new book from respected journalist Andrew Marr. According to the book - The Diamond Queen: Elizabeth II and Her People – the Prince of Wales is considering uprooting the Royal family from Buckingham Palace in a bid to assert his authority.
Even making a discreet exit through a side entrance, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie caused a stir earlier when sneaking out for dinner from the 45 Park Lane hotel in London. Also in Europe today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to London.
The Royal Wedding effect has led to the EDF Energy London Eye enjoying its most successful summer of trading ever, with visitors numbers rising 8 percent.
Drinkers at nearly 100 London pubs and bars are to get fast Wi-Fi, following a new BT and Heineken partnership with plans to extend the wireless internet service to a further 200 pubs across the UK by the end of 2012. Through Wi-Fi, customers can access a special area of the internet, the Heineken Hub, for which the UK’s newest newspaper, i, the quality daily and sister paper to The Independent, is supplying exclusive content.
One of London’s most iconic landmarks, the EDF Energy London Eye, is adding to the eclectic range of festive offerings this Christmas, including champagne receptions in your very own pod. BTN finds out more.
London & Partners expects London to recover “very quickly” from unrest seen over the past few days. However, the official promotional agency for London said it was still too early to anticipate what impact the violence seen in a number of boroughs would have on visitor numbers.
A high-rolling American gambler and business has spent £120,000 on a 30-litre bottle of Armand De Brignac Midas - the world’s biggest and most expensive bottle of champagne - at a nightclub in London, but sprayed most of it on the ceiling.
Prince William has taken part in his first Trooping of the Colour parade to mark the Queen’s official 85th birthday celebrations. He rode on horseback for the ceremony at Horse Guards in London as his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge rode in a horse-drawn carriage with Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cornwall.
The Chelsea Flower Show is one of the most anticipated shows in the London calendar and a favourite of Prince Charles. But the celebrated flower show is just one of a host of top events taking place in the capital over the spring and summer. BTN takes at The Milestone, a delightful five-star retreat located close to the action.