Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA

Things we learned from Michelle Obama during her event in London’s Southbank Centre on Monday: She still has imposter syndrome, marriage counselling i(...)

Upscale veggie options can be found at Pollen Street Social.

It’s far from an open secret, but strolling along the Thames Path is surely the most underappreciated activity in London. With small interruptions, be(...)

A sign in Hamburg’s Max Brauer Allee warns motorists that older diesel veichles are banned. Photograph: Daniel Bockwoldt/AFP/Getty Images

Amid the publicity surrounding Hamburg’s banning of pre-2014 diesel cars from specific city streets, it was largely overlooked that a similar ban is b(...)

Part 1: Installing modular housing by Urban Splash at Keepers Quay, Manchester.

A leading UK property development group has told a Dublin conference how their booming modular portfolio has been a “game changer” for the country’s h(...)

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It is a damp, grey morning in south London and I am outdoors, still half asleep. The wind cuts like a knife and all I am wearing is shorts, tights an(...)

The Order of Service at the funeral of comedian Sean Hughes at Islington and Camden Cemetery in London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sean Hughes was laid to rest at a London crematorium on Monday to the sound of Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now by The Smiths. The comedian, who died on(...)

Niamh Shields in London, with  the London Eye in the background
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Blogging was a path to a new career as a food and drink writer and cookbook author for former scientist Niamh Shields. Shields is originally from Dung(...)

Emergency response following acid attack on the junction of Hackney Road in London. Photograph: Reuters

A 16-year-old boy has been charged by police investigating five linked acid attacks which took place in less than 90 minutes on Thursday night in Lond(...)

Emergency staff respond following an acid attack on the junction of Hackney Road junction with Queensbridge Road, London. Photograph: Reuters

British police arrested two teenagers on Friday after five acid attacks on moped riders in less than 90 minutes across east London left several peopl(...)

 Dorney Tower  in north London: Thousands of residents have been evacuated  due to fire safety fears.  Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

Test results in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster have revealed that 60 high-rise buildings in 25 different areas of England are unsafe, the UK (...)

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