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Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Painted benches on city trails celebrate some of literature's most beloved characters
Travel forecast: World's top spot 2014

Travel forecast: World's top spot 2014

A new report predicts which cities will attract the most overseas visitors -- and there are a couple of surprises
Wimbledon without tennis: 10 things to do

Wimbledon without tennis: 10 things to do

Wimbledon isn't just a tournament, it's a village. Here's what to do when you're not wondering who's going to win it all
And the world's most expensive city is...

And the world's most expensive city is...

Annual index identifies seven European cities among the world's top 10 wallet killers
Humor and humanity: Four decades of London's underground life

Humor and humanity: Four decades of London's underground life

For four decades, London's underground transport network has been Bob Mazzer's photographic playground
London's Heathrow Airport opens new-look Terminal 2

London's Heathrow Airport opens new-look Terminal 2

Flashy new building is described by architect as a "a catherdral for the 21st century"
World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

World's 10 best vegetarian destinations

And the best restaurants in each of them
Where to see a Banksy in London: Interactive map

Where to see a Banksy in London: Interactive map

From London Bridge to Portobello Road, the graffiti artist's best known works
New airline tries to raise money through crowdfunding

New airline tries to raise money through crowdfunding

Odyssey Airlines hopes to fly nonstop from London City Airport to New York starting 2016
London’s 8 oddest museum exhibits

London’s 8 oddest museum exhibits

Bored of Buckingham Palace? May we introduce you to an overstuffed walrus or Churchill’s chamber pot?
London's Heathrow Airport unveils new Terminal 2

London's Heathrow Airport unveils new Terminal 2

The dust sheets have been yanked off a gleaming new terminal, revealing what its chief architect calls a "cathedral for the 21st century"
6 ways to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday in England

6 ways to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday in England

Go to the theater? Visit his hometown? Drink like an Elizabethan? You can do it all while toasting the bard
Is this the world's best prison food?

Is this the world's best prison food?

Your phone's confiscated. Your fingerprints are taken. You're going to prison. But don't worry, it's just for lunch
Virgin tests Google Glass at check-in

Virgin tests Google Glass at check-in

Technology identifies passengers and provides tailored flight and weather updates
10 places to relive Beatlemania

10 places to relive Beatlemania

From India to the Bahamas, these are some of the world's best places to relive the original magical mystery tour
Developers give London landmarks a makeover

Developers give London landmarks a makeover

Old industrial sites in London are being redeveloped to host new office and residential properties
London beats Paris as top tourist city. Paris not impressed

London beats Paris as top tourist city. Paris not impressed

Paris says London "boastful" and "irrational" in proclaiming itself most visited city in the world
Is London really the world's best food city?

Is London really the world's best food city?

In an interview with Jim Boulden, chef Gordon Ramsay says Londoners no longer need to travel abroad to find great food
Nissan takes aim at London taxi market

Nissan takes aim at London taxi market

Japan's Nissan is fighting for a foothold in London's taxi market, pitting a redesigned vehicle against the city's distinctive black cabs now made by a Chinese company
Adult sleepover at London's Natural History Museum

Adult sleepover at London's Natural History Museum

A three-course dinner, insects and plenty of dinosaur bones are part of this special 'night at the museum'
Back to the USSR: Soviet tourism posters on show

Back to the USSR: Soviet tourism posters on show

Hell hole? Hell no! Soviet tourism posters on display at a London exhibition paint a picture of an earthly paradise
6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

Shortlist announced for annual award for (dis)services to architecture -- have you seen worse?
London's busiest airports may get new runways

London's busiest airports may get new runways

Solutions for London's air congestion
12 most anticipated hotel openings of 2014

12 most anticipated hotel openings of 2014

From Amsterdam to Oman and London to L.A., hotels just keep getting swankier
World's most glamorous Christmas store windows

World's most glamorous Christmas store windows

Best time of year for window shopping? You gotta be kidding? It's here
Futuristic London airport proposed for island in middle of Thames

Futuristic London airport proposed for island in middle of Thames

Heathrow replacement would sit on artificial island and have terminal filled with greenery
Is this the world's 'sexiest hotel room'?

Is this the world's 'sexiest hotel room'?

A white, bright, mother-of-pearl-themed hotel room in London has won an award for world's sexiest bedroom
Survival guide to the UK

Survival guide to the UK

Tiny kettles, silly names and why visiting Britain means always having to say you're sorry
Cemetery city: London's coolest gravestones

Cemetery city: London's coolest gravestones

It's an odd sightseeing venture, but London's hard to beat for tomb tourism