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  1. Syrian refugees touching down in London will need more than winter clothes to wear and places to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Some fled their homes and homeland years ago and - their hope rising and falling with the passage of time - have waited in refugee camps for the world to take notice. It's not just shelter these 100 Syrian refugee families coming to London will need, but support in dealing with a range of traumas inconceivable to most Canadians.


  2. Cyber Monday takes off with incredible travel deals that sell out fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Morgans Hotel Group says that "40% is so last year," and is offering a cheeky 41% off its properties in New York, London, California, Miami and Istanbul. The countdown is here . Boutique king Kimpton Hotels is getting in on the action with 15% off ...


  3. Office workers taking a standRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | Vancouver Sun

    ... can go either way." Indeed, research from the U.K. published last month reviewed death rates for more than 5,000 London civil servants who reported how long they sat as part of a larger health study spanning 16 years. It found sitting time wasn't ...


  4. Health report reveals "bullying" culture in London Ambulance ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | Islington Gazette

    A damning report by health inspectors has revealed a culture of "harassment and bullying" in London's ambulance service and called for it to be placed into special measures. England's chief inspector of hospitals, Prof Sir Mike Richards made the recommendation following a three-week inspection by the Care Quality Commission in June.


  5. The House of Normandy and House of BloisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 |

    William the Bastard invaded England in 1066, defeated the Anglo Saxon forces, and transformed into William the Conqueror . The Norman invaders supplanted the native English and overthrew the House of Wessex.


  6. Security steps in Paris, Brussels, may be spreading anxietyRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | My Mother Lode

    ... cannot be highly vigilant forever," said Neil Greenberg, a professor of military mental health at King's College London. Unless the government provides a better explanation of what's going on, he said Belgians' attentiveness may fade. "If nothing ...


  7. London agencies, churches and even school kids are pitching in to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The London Free Press

    Lorne Avenue Public School pupils Natasha Didine-Lacelle and Emma Brown hold some of the dreamcatchers made by grade 6, 7 and 8 pupils to raise funds for Syrian refugees, in the library at Lorne Avenue public elementary school. How many government-sponsored refugees are likely to settle in London is still unclear, but the extension until February of a Liberal government deadline to accept a total of 25,000 Syrians has given agencies and municipalities some breathing room.


  8. Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | KION 46

    ... as well as foreign investors, who have been blamed for pushing prices out of reach of many people -- particularly in London. Buyers from China, Russia and the Middle East often pay cash for London apartments, and have therefore been unaffected by ...


  9. Film Exec. and Philanthropist, Martino, helps the young advance their careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    ... your weekly guide to unsigned british music. With special guests Colour The Atlas. Matthew Martino is a 23 year old London based Film Executive, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist who attempts to create pathways for young people who need assistance in ...


  10. Lana Del Rey's Ex on Surprise Break UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | CBS Local

    ... he got wind of their breakup from his cousin who had read an interview with Del Rey. "It all happened when I went to London, as she was staying for a few days," O'Neill said. "But she couldn't stay as she had to do a big interview in America for her ...


  11. Londoners gear up to welcome refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The London Free Press

    ... Kingston to make room for Syrian refugees. It still wasn't clear Monday how many Syrian refugees will be directed to London under the federal government plan to get 25,000 in Canada before January, but Mayor Matt Brown said the city is prepared to ...


  12. The Latest: French minister praises security at stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | KMIR 6

    ... to thwart such attacks for now, but he is reviewing the number of armed police officers. Only about 2,000 of London's 32,000 officers carry firearms. Hogan-Howe told LBC radio that "Paris showed us, with so many attackers with so many scenes, moving ...


  13. French players travel to England undeterred following Friday's attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Sunday Herald

    Lassana Diarra, who played for France against Germany, has travelled to London following the death of his cousin in Friday's terrorist attack ALL 23 members of the France squad - including Lassana Diarra and Antoine Griezmann - will fly to England for tomorrow's friendly at Wembley, an official from the French football federation has said. Diarra's cousin Asta Diakite was one of the 129 people who died in the Paris terror attacks on Friday night.


  14. England v France game will go ahead to 'show terrorists will not win'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Evening Times

    ... Red Cross and French charity Medecins Sans Frontieres to help support victims of the attacks. Creator Ben Lyons, from London, wrote on the site: "Ten years ago, Parisians stood shoulder to shoulder with Londoners after the 7 July bombings. Today, ...


  15. Full France squad will travel to England despite Paris terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... coach Didier Deschamps offered his players the chance to pull out of the squad for Tuesday's match against England in London if they did not feel up to it. But despite being directly affected by the attacks, both players have remained with the squad ...


  16. Betsy Drake, former wife of Cary Grant, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... becoming an actress and model in her late teens. In 1947, she drew Grant's attention when she performed onstage in London as the lead in director Elia Kazan 's "Deep Are The Roots." Their rapport grew when they returned to the U.S. as fellow ...


  17. 'Jihadi John': What we know about the face of ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | KSBW-TV

    ... 6, according to CAGE, an advocacy group for those affected by terrorism investigations. The family settled in west London. Emwazi's father is reported to have worked as a taxi driver while his mother stayed at home to look after Emwazi and his ...


  18. Betsy Drake, actress-wife of Cary Grant, dies aged 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | SFGate

    In this July 26, 1956 file photo, Betsy Drake, wife of movie actor Cary Grant, sits in stocking feet aboard the French liner "Ile de France" as she and 700 other survivors were picked up from the sinking "Andre Doria" in New York. Drake died in London on Oct. 27. died.


  19. London Underground is now better connected, as 100 more stations come onlineRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 |

    The London Underground is a marvel of engineering, opening in 1863 and carrying around 1.3 billion passengers along its 250 miles of track every year, through 270 stations. But one of the most exciting developments for The Tube over the past few years has been the addition of Wi-Fi, starting in 2012.


  20. Grade II-listed gasholder near King's Cross being transformed into public parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Daily Mail

    Gas works! Grade II-listed gasholder near King's Cross in London restored before being transformed into park for the public Constructed in the 1850s, Gasholder No8 used to hold 1.1million cubic feet of gas, but is now London's newest park If you thought you'd never put an industrial gasholder on your list of must-see London attractions, you may need to reconsider. Gasholder Park, which opened on Monday, is a new green space in the heart of King's Cross - a circular lawn that sits inside the carefully restored frame of a Grade II Victorian gasholder, Gasholder No8.


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