Mar 22, 2013 01:56 EDT
Singapore on Friday strongly rejected a whistleblower's allegation that its banks facilitate massive tax evasion by a powerful family in neighbouring Malaysia's Sarawak state.
Mar 21, 2013 19:23 EDT
Daniele De Rossi sparked Italy's fightback and Mario Balotelli scored a superb second-half equaliser as the Azzurri battled to a 2-2 draw against Brazil in a friendly on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 17:29 EDT
Russia coach Fabio Capello insists he has had no contact with Chelsea after being linked with a move to the Premier League club.
Mar 21, 2013 16:55 EDT
Jordanian terror suspect Abu Qatada is under investigation over documents obtained by police during a search of his London home, Scotland Yard said Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 16:10 EDT
World No. 3 Andy Murray will try to turn up the heat when he faces rising Aussie Bernard Tomic in his second-round opener at the Miami ATP Masters.
Mar 21, 2013 14:28 EDT
Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 13:18 EDT
London shares closed lower on Thursday as traders looked past positive economic data to focus on bleak eurozone news, notably fallout from the Cyprus bailout impasse.
Mar 21, 2013 13:17 EDT
European stock markets slid Thursday as disappointing eurozone data and the Cyprus bailout impasse overshadowed strong Chinese economic performance.
Mar 21, 2013 12:23 EDT
Spain's borrowing costs dipped in a bond auction Thursday, easing concerns that a feared banking meltdown in Cyprus could scare investors away from other troubled eurozone states.
Mar 21, 2013 11:57 EDT
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said on Thursday that Scots will vote on September 18, 2014 in a referendum on whether the country should be independent.
Mar 21, 2013 10:34 EDT
European stock markets slid Thursday as traders looked past strong Chinese economic data to focus on bleak eurozone news, notably fallout from the Cyprus bailout impasse.
Mar 21, 2013 08:46 EDT
Global crude oil prices turned lower on Thursday as traders banked profits despite strong Chinese manufacturing data.
Mar 21, 2013 08:37 EDT
Former BBC director general Greg Dyke is set to become the new chairman of the Football Association, the English game's governing body announced Wednesday.
Mar 21, 2013 04:52 EDT
Former oil executive Justin Welby will be enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury on Thursday after speeding through the Church of England ranks to face the challenge of shepherding the fractious Anglican Communion through the coming years.
Mar 21, 2013 03:38 EDT
While his sweat-drenched charges lock limbs in the open-air ring, kitted out in nothing more than a loin cloth, Raj Singh shudders as he contemplates how their Olympic dream could be shattered.
Mar 21, 2013 03:12 EDT
Wallabies legend George Gregan has tipped an unlikely rugby nation, possibly China, to cause an upset at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when the sevens format debuts at the Games.
Mar 20, 2013 22:47 EDT
The government will stick firmly to a barrage of austerity measures, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne insisted in a budget that also slashed economic growth forecasts, while offering plans to boost the weak economy as the eurozone crisis reignites.
Mar 20, 2013 21:49 EDT
Britain will stick firmly to a barrage of austerity measures, finance minister George Osborne insisted in a budget that also slashed economic growth forecasts, while offering plans to boost the weak economy as the eurozone crisis reignites.
Mar 20, 2013 19:04 EDT
British author James Herbert, best known for penning classic horror novel "The Rats", has died aged 69, his publisher said Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 14:46 EDT
A Saudi prince jailed for life in Britain for murdering his servant has been flown home to serve the rest of his sentence, the British government said Wednesday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of London skyline, Middle: Palace of Westminster, Bottom left: Tower Bridge, Bottom right: Tower of London.|
|London region in the United Kingdom|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ceremonial counties||City and Greater London|
|Districts||City and 32 boroughs|
|Settled by Romans||as Londinium c. AD 43|
|- Regional authority||Greater London Authority|
|- Regional assembly||London Assembly|
|- Mayor of London||Boris Johnson|
| - UK Parliament|
- London Assembly
- European Parliament
|- London||1,706.8 km2 (659 sq mi)|
|Elevation ||24 m (79 ft)|
|Population (July 2007 est.)|
|- Density||4,761/km2 (12,331/sq mi)|
|- Metro||12,300,000 to 13,945,000|
| - Ethnicity|
(June 2006 estimates)
|Time zone||GMT (UTC0)|
|- Summer (DST)||BST (UTC+1)|
|Area code(s)||020 and others|
|Country of Birth||Population|
|Republic of Ireland||157,285|