The high-end real estate market in London is twice as expensive as New York’s

Flickr/nikoskoutoulasHigh-end real estate in London is insanely expensive See Also We love to compare New York City’s insane real estate market to San Francisco’s (hey, it makes us feel better, okay?). But now, when we want to feel better, we may turn to London’s luxury market. That’s because, according to a new report, the high-end market in London…

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Dark Days in London Town

The scene: a real London pea-souper. A lonely man overhears an ominous conversation. The dense swirling fog makes it impossible to identify the villains. Is there any way he can elucidate their planned crime and prevent it? This is the opening gambit of “Warrant for X” by Philip MacDonald, the ingenious inventor of howcatchems like…

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London is in the middle of a stadium boom that can make it the world capital …

All over London the builders are busy. From digging down for basement conversions to surging upwards with City skyscrapers, the capital is expanding anew as, with the recession receding, the inhabitants seek more space.  The national game is in tune with this quest for growth. This week Tottenham Hotspur gained planning approval for their 61,000-seat…

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This week in London: IRA car bombing and the Millennium Bridge opens and shuts

It was the week an IRA car bomb exploded outside Harrods, leaving six people dead, 90 more injured, and causing extensive damage. Hard to believe it’s been running for so long, but in 1976 Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap was already celebrating its 10,000th show, with many more to follow. This week in London delves deep into the…

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Man dead after being ‘dragged under lorry’ in horrific north London crash

A man is dead after being crushed by a lorry while crossing a north London road. Medics battled to save the man, said by passers-by to be in his late 50s, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. It happened in Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, at about 2.20pm, police confirmed. The man’s next of kin…

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