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  • Wednesday, April 19th 2023 - 08:25 UTC

    The military London night rehearsal preparing for the Coronation of Charles III

    Soldiers and horses pictured marching at night in London ahead of King Charles III coronation

    The first rehearsal for King Charles III Coronation took place as the military paraded through the quiet streets of central London in the early hours of the morning. The rehearsal was due to start at 10 pm on Monday but was delayed, before hundreds of military personnel followed the route on horseback preparing for the coronation on 6 May..

  • Monday, April 17th 2023 - 22:48 UTC

    One mobile phone is reported stolen every six minutes in London

    Out of 248 cell phones stolen on average each day in London, the Met Police recovered just 1,915 or approximately 2% of the devices reported as stolen last year

    According to the latest data, more than 91,000 mobile phone thefts have been formally reported stolen in London in 2022 – adding to an average of one device stolen every six minutes. The real number of the stolen phones is most likely quite higher, since not all crime victims file a formal report with the Met Police.

  • Thursday, May 5th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    Lord Mayor of the City of London on official visit to Chile

    Keaveny held discussions in open banking regulation, sharing practices on how the UK experience can help create a dynamic yet secure ecosystem in Chile.

    As the highest representative of London’s financial district, Lord Mayor of the City of London Vincent Keaveny spent two days this week in Santiago, where he met with government officials, financial associations and representatives of the Chilean business world, with the aim of strengthening trade links between the City of London and Chile.

  • Wednesday, March 23rd 2022 - 09:25 UTC

    Some “rotten apples” in London's Metropolitan Police, independent report

    The police inspectorate, an independent supervisory body, painted a chaotic picture of London's police force in its investigation

    Quite a few rotten apples have emerged from an independent report into the functioning of London's Metropolitan Police published on Tuesday, and despite situations of internal shortfalls and links to criminals within the force, there is no evidence of institutional corruption.

  • Friday, February 11th 2022 - 22:51 UTC

    London Police Chief resigns over a series of scandals

    Dick said she had “no choice”

    London's first-ever female Chief of Police, Dame Cressida Dick, has turned in her resignation Thursday after allegedly losing the confidence of Mayor Shadiq Khan and a amid a scandal involving racism and misogynistic behavior within Scotland Yard.

  • Wednesday, December 22nd 2021 - 08:24 UTC

    UK the second top market for Argentine wines

    Malbec is a distinctive Argentine wine brand and is celebrated annually in London sponsored by the Argentine embassy

    Argentina's Grape and Wine Growing Institute, INV, reported that in November the sale overseas of fractioned wine climbed 21% over a year ago, reaching 200.336 hectoliters, representing 75,3 million dollars. The United States is the main client followed closely by the United Kingdom.

  • Friday, November 5th 2021 - 07:00 UTC

    London Poppy Day with Royal Navy sailors involved in a record fundraising

    The sailors are collecting at key transport hubs and stations, all in support of the Legion’s 100th anniversary cash-raising effort.

    London Poppy Day saw more than 200 Royal Navy sailors in the streets in a fundraising effort to help the Royal British Legion and raise awareness of the sacrifices made by Service personnel past and present. After last year’s fundraising effort was scaled back due to the pandemic. 2021 is looking to set a record: the biggest cash street collection of its kind in Europe.

  • Wednesday, October 27th 2021 - 09:22 UTC

    Ice Worlds Festival of Polar Science at Greenwich, London

    New polar ship RRS Sir David Attenborough during sea trials off the coast of Portrush, Northern Ireland (2021). Credit: British Antarctic Survey.

    On the eve of the UN COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, Scotland, the British Antarctic Survey is partnering with Royal Museums Greenwich a festival that is guaranteed to enthrall and inspire. Discover why Antarctica and the Arctic matter to all of us, experience a live virtual tour of the RRS Sir David Attenborough, enjoy a great day out for all the family. In London or online enjoy a dazzling showcase of polar environmental science, engineering and technology.

  • Friday, September 10th 2021 - 09:18 UTC

    Chilean president Piñera is in London and will be meeting PM Boris Johnson

    British leader is expected to praise the current Chilean political process of drafting a new constitution and holding a general election next November

    Chilean president Sebastian Piñera is in London, the last leg of his European tour that took him to France, Spain, Italy, the Vatican and now the United Kingdom where he is scheduled to have an interview with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

  • Thursday, May 6th 2021 - 08:36 UTC

    London has a new, logical post-Brexit foreign ambassador

    “The EU ambassador will have a status consistent with heads of missions of states,” Raab explained.

    The British government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally agreed to grant the representative of the European Union the diplomatic status held by all foreign ambassadors, which seemed natural after Brexit, but not for those who claimed the EU is not a nation-state.