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Smithsonian Considers Opening London Location

The Smithsonian Institution said on Tuesday that it was considering opening a new 40,000-square-foot exhibition space in London in 2021. The move, if it goes ahead, will be the first time in the Smithsonian’s 168-year history that it has opened a … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London firm valued at $1B by Silicon Valley fund

TransferWise founders Taavet Hinrikus, who was Skype’s first employee, and his friend Kristo Kaarmann. (Photo: TransferWise) London has gained its second $ 1 billion technology company in a week, after international money transfer business TransferWise was … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London firm valued at $1B by Silicon Valley fund

TransferWise founders Taavet Hinrikus, who was Skype’s first employee, and his friend Kristo Kaarmann. (Photo: TransferWise) London has gained its second $ 1 billion technology company in a week, after international money transfer business TransferWise was … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Long-Awaited Litvinenko Inquiry To Begin in London

LONDON (Reuters) – A long-awaited public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko begins in London on Tuesday, nine years after the former KGB spy died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope in the British capital. From his … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London firm valued at $1B by Silicon Valley fund

TransferWise founders Taavet Hinrikus, who was Skype’s first employee, and his friend Kristo Kaarmann. (Photo: TransferWise) London has gained its second $ 1 billion technology company in a week, after international money transfer business TransferWise was … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Inquiry into former Russian spy’s death opens in London

Litvinenko, a former Russian secret agent who fled to Britain, died of radioactive polonium poisoning in November 2006 after sipping tea with two former Russian spies in a London hotel bar. A public foe of President Vladimir Putin, he took on the Kremlin … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Indians lead London population boom: MigrationWatch

London: Indians make up a major chunk of foreign-born Londoners leading the British capital’s population boom that has set London on course to having nearly half of its citizens born overseas by 2031. Between 1971 and 2011, the number of Londoners born in … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Indians lead London population boom: MigrationWatch

London: Indians make up a major chunk of foreign-born Londoners leading the British capital’s population boom that has set London on course to having nearly half of its citizens born overseas by 2031. Between 1971 and 2011, the number of Londoners born in … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London weather: Snow hits northern England as capital basks in balmy winter temperatures

Temperatures remained balmy in London as snow hit parts of northern England and Scotland, with more expected to fall this week. The Met Office has warned of further wintry showers in the north, Scotland and Northern Ireland for Wednesday and Thursday. Full News here – London – Bing News

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Surprise searches conducted on two PIA planes in London

LONDON: Two planes belonging to national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were searched by British authorities as they landed in London on Monday. Customs and immigration authorities searched the two PIA planes without disclosing details … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London councils bring in Northern Trust

The drive to bring the pension funds of London’s local authorities under one roof has passed a “major milestone”, setting up a collective investment vehicle with the help of Northern Trust. By pooling their funds in the CIV, which has been in … Full News here – London – Bing News

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Andreessen Horowitz Backs London Currency Startup Transferwise

LONDON—Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has backed currency-transfer startup Transferwise, the London-based company said, in a sign of growing interest in London tech companies among U.S. investors. Andreessen Horowitz made its … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Short Fiction: Graphic Novels

Since storming home as the bookies’ favourite and eventual winner of this year’s Booker Prize, I have been inundated with requests to share my sources of inspiration. My interrogators — among them fans, journalists and old friends who really should … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London Short Fiction: Graphic Novels

Since storming home as the bookies’ favourite and eventual winner of this year’s Booker Prize, I have been inundated with requests to share my sources of inspiration. My interrogators — among them fans, journalists and old friends who really should … Full News here – London – Bing News

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London is the fastest growing western city

Rain, rain, go away: London is having a sunny moment. It’s the fastest growing western city and one of the top in the world, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. London placed No. 26 for economic performance out of the world’s 300 … Full News here – London – Bing News

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