Theresa May Wins Cabinet Agreement to Hew to E.U. Rules

Theresa May Wins Cabinet Agreement to Hew to E.U. Rules

LONDON — Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, took on hard-liners inside her personal cupboard on Friday and received their settlement for plans to melt the financial injury from withdrawal from the European Union by protecting the nation tied to lots of the guidelines they abhor. The cupboard showdown — or “body-bag summit,” because it was […]

London Mayor Allows ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp for President’s Trip to U.K.

London Mayor Allows ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp for President’s Trip to U.Okay.

LONDON — Every week earlier than President Trump’s working go to to Britain, the mayor of London has allowed an extra participant within the metropolis’s welcome reception: an enormous orange balloon of the president depicted as a child in a diaper. The balloon is a part of “Stop Trump” protests deliberate for the go to […]

Meet the Man Who Dressed Mick Jagger

Meet the Man Who Dressed Mick Jagger

A bespoke swimsuit, customized made, fitted and refitted, was an costly, basically conservative proposition, a swimsuit of armor and the bedrock of a gentleman’s wardrobe, however distinctly not a modern merchandise. A Savile Row swimsuit “rarely looks new in the conventional sense,” the Australian journalist Lance Richardson writes in his new historical past of Tommy […]

In Less Than a Minute, E.U. Tells Britain to Get ‘Realistic’ on Brexit

In Less Than a Minute, E.U. Tells Britain to Get ‘Realistic’ on Brexit

BRUSSELS — Divided over their different urgent issues, European Union leaders on Friday took lower than a minute to unite over a warning to Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, that she dangers a disorderly and disruptive British exit from the bloc except she breaks months of political impasse in London and makes “realistic” proposals. With […]

109 Players. 3 Conductors. It’s Even Harder Than It Sounds.

109 Players. three Conductors. It’s Even Harder Than It Sounds.

LONDON — Calling for no fewer than three orchestras and a complete of 109 gamers, Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “Gruppen” is without doubt one of the 20th century’s most monumental items of music. Yet at a rehearsal this week for a Saturday efficiency at Tate Modern in London, there have been solely three musicians within the room: […]

Breathing New Life Into London’s Summer Auction ‘Season’

Breathing New Life Into London’s Summer Auction ‘Season’

LONDON — “Everyone’s fed up. They feel there are too many fairs, too many auctions,” stated Gérard Faggionato, a companion on the London department of the dealership David Zwirner, as one more Alexander Calder cell got here below one more auctioneer’s hammer Tuesday night time at Sotheby’s. “But it still works,” Mr. Faggionato added. The […]

London Police Close Inquiry of Jogger Who Pushed Woman Into Traffic

London Police Close Inquiry of Jogger Who Pushed Woman Into Traffic

LONDON — The identification of a jogger in southwest London who pushed a lady into the trail of a bus will almost definitely stay a thriller, because the police have stated that every one leads have been exhausted and that they’re closing the investigation. The inquiry started after the lady, 33, was despatched tumbling right […]

Following London’s Blue Plaques Through Musical History

Following London’s Blue Plaques Through Musical History

7 Harley Road, Swiss Cottage Clara Butt was an English live performance singer who was recognized for her thunderous contralto voice — a voice so loud that the conductor Thomas Beecham as soon as mentioned you would hear it throughout the English Channel on a transparent day. It captivated such composers as Camille Saint-Saëns and […]

Vladimir Jurowski Breaks Molds in London, Berlin and Beyond

Vladimir Jurowski Breaks Molds in London, Berlin and Beyond

BERLIN — The conductor Vladimir Jurowski has loved a prodigious worldwide profession. At solely 24, he made his Royal Opera House debut in London whereas additionally conducting on the Komische Oper Berlin. He went on to turn into music director on the Glyndebourne Festival and, able he holds for 4 extra seasons, principal conductor of […]

Bumblebees Thrive in the City but Struggle on the Farm

Bumblebees Thrive within the City however Struggle on the Farm

Facing two unnatural environments, these vital pollinators are discovering higher niches to take advantage of in an city areas. ImageA colony of Bombus terrestris bumblebees, which fared higher in an experiment when positioned in London than within the English countryside.CreditAsh Samuelson Cities are crammed with buildings, individuals and concrete — normally not seen as the […]