London remained largely quiet with a heavy police presence on the streets but unrest spread across central and northern England on a fourth night of violence.
British Prime Minister David Cameron was to hold crisis talks on Tuesday after three nights of riots, looting and arson by masked, hooded youths that wrecked shopping streets in many parts of London and spread to other cities.
Rioting and looting spread across and beyond London on Monday as hooded youths set fire to cars and buildings, smashed shop windows and hurled bottles and stones at police in a third night of violence in Britain's worst unrest in decades.
London braced on Sunday for more violence after some of the worst riots seen in the British capital for years which politicians and police blamed on criminal thugs but residents attributed to local tensions and anger over hardship.
Groups of youths attacked shops and damaged a police car in north London on Sunday as police sent in reinforcements to prevent more rioting on the scale that laid waste to another area of the British capital 24 hours earlier.
Finding a metre of space is often a rarity when swimming in London's crowded public pools so one can imagine the pleasure of not only having an entire lane to myself on Wednesday but a lane of the previously untouched London 2012 Olympic pool.
The London Olympics entered its final year countdown on Wednesday with diver Tom Daley poised to make a splash in the newly-opened Aquatics Centre before the call goes out to the world to come and join the party.
With a year to go until the opening ceremony, the 2012 Olympics are a constant presence in Britain: construction work is in full swing, warm-up events are under way and the distribution of tickets is one of the biggest media stories of the year.
So you could not afford London 2012 tickets and are dreading the prospect of spending all of next summer staring at the television?
Osama bin Laden was aware of the plot in which al Qaeda militants bombed London transport facilities on July 7, 2005, but it was the last successful operation he played a role in, US government experts have concluded.
The London and Toronto stock exchanges abandoned plans for a C$3.6 billion merger on Wednesday, as it became clear they would not win enough shareholder support for their transatlantic alliance.
Prime Focus has pegged a capital expenditure of USD 15-17 million in the current fiscal year, mainly towards expanding its operations in India and overseas, in its bid to become a global visual entertainment services company.
Celebrated Indian artist Maqbool Fida Husain, who earned fame and controversy over his paintings, died in a London hospital at on Thursday. He was 96.
British police arrested 18 people in London on Friday for a range of mostly minor offences as they mounted one of the biggest security operations ever seen in the capital around the royal wedding.
Guests filled London's Westminster Abbey on Friday to see Prince William marry Kate Middleton, a royal occasion of dazzling British pomp and pageantry set to attract a huge global audience.
London's congestion charging scheme (CCS), which charges motorists for entering central London to try to cut traffic volume, has so far shown little evidence of improving air quality, scientists said on Wednesday.
Psst. Keep this sweet but exciting secret to yourself: Clandestine dining venues are popping up in homes all over London.
The most expensive painting to be sold at auction, Pablo Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust", goes on public display in Britain for the first time on Monday at the Tate Modern gallery in London.
Europe's biggest bank HSBC may move its headquarters from London to Hong Kong because of what it sees as high levels of tax and red tape in the UK, according to a report in the Sunday Telegraph.
London beat Tokyo, New York and Paris to be the highest grossing city for retail sales in 2010, according to a study of 22 major worldwide shopping destinations by Britain's Centre for Retail Research.
Three-star Michelin chef Heston Blumenthal opened a new restaurant in London this week focused on the revival and modernisation of British recipes.
A Rembrandt portrait, one of the last works from the Dutch master's late career still in private hands, will be offered for sale at the TEFAF Maastricht art fair later this year for USD 47 million.
S Kumars Nationwide has declared its third quarter consolidated results. Its Q3 revenue was up 11.8% at Rs 1342.8 crore versus Rs 1200.9 crore, YoY. The company's PAT was up 18.2 % at Rs 95.5 crore versus Rs. 80.8 crore, YoY.
British police on Thursday charged the stepson of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour for his role in a riot last month where he was photographed swinging from a flag on London's war memorial.
BP's share swap and arctic exploration deal with Rosneft show the London-based oil major is ready to take commercial risks rivals might shun even after its battering from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.