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England’s Local Elections and Their Wider Significance, Explained

Voters choose local officials in England and Wales this week. Their verdicts could be an important clue to the shape…

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Deep Beneath London, Onetime Bomb Shelters Will Become a Tourist Attraction

Used for spying, a phone exchange and more over the years, a semi-secret web of tunnels in central London could…

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How London Became a ‘Hot Spot’ for Threats Against Iranian Journalists

Iranian reporters and broadcasters in Britain have suffered physical attacks, threats and surveillance, a report by Reporters Without Borders said,…

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How to Restage ‘Cabaret’? Don’t Treat It Like a Classic.

When Rebecca Frecknall was a child, one of her favorite things to watch was a televised 1993 London revival of…

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A Coming-of-Age Tale From the World of London High Finance

In “The Trading Game,” Gary Stevenson spills secrets of the City.

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‘Crusty’ and ‘Pillowy’: How N.Y.C.-Style Bagels Made It Big in London

“What’s an ‘everything bagel?’” It’s a question that Georgia Fenwick-Gomez, a co-owner of Papo’s Bagels in the East London neighborhood…

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A Rebrand for London’s ‘Spaghetti of Orange’ Overground Train System

At the moment, the system’s map is a tangle of orange lines, without clear names or separate colors. That’ll change…

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‘An Incoherent Riot’: Why London’s Skyline Looks So Weird

London has a jarring profusion of odd skyscrapers with funny names or nicknames. There are the Shard and the Scalpel,…

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Electric Double-Decker Bus Catches Fire During London’s Morning Rush Hour

There were no injuries, and the London Fire Brigade said it would investigate the cause of the fire on the…

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A Giant Vegas-Style Sphere in London? Don’t Bet on It.

The American developer MSG Entertainment withdrew its bid to build a sister arena in Britain after opposition from Londoners and…

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