A man entered The National Gallery in London on Saturday afternoon, approached a painting by British master Thomas Gainsborough and proceeded to attack it with a "sharp object," the museum says.
The off-Broadway musical, in which a barber's clients become filling for meat pies, may make you lose your appetite. But former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses bakes a tempting pre-theater treat.
Days after he said bike lanes can cause "too much of a problem" for London drivers, a video emerges showing Transport Secretary Chris Grayling's car door striking a passing cyclist near Parliament.
Atmospheric scientists, pinning down chemical processes behind Beijing's pollution, discovered an explanation for the unusually toxic smog that killed thousands of people in London in December 1952.
One of the world's most notoriously expensive real estate markets – central London – is now a bargain after the Brexit vote. Assuming you've got at least $5 million to spend.
A journalist noticed that Air China's in-flight magazine told visitors to London that "precautions are needed" in neighborhoods with Indian, Pakistani and black residents. The airline has apologized.
In 1666, The Great Fire of London destroyed more than 13,000 homes. The 350th anniversary of the inferno was marked with pyrotechnics galore — including a floating, burning replica of old London.
The U.K.'s credit rating has been downgraded. British police say there's been a rise in reports of hate crime incidents. And passions ran high on the floor of the EU.
When the U.K. voted to leave the EU, a lot of questions were left unanswered. London banks do an enormous amount of international business, but with the doors to Europe shutting that could change.
Many people know London as a true city of the world, says NPR's Scott Simon. But he wonders what the U.K.'s recent vote to leave the European Union may mean for that reputation.