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'Queen of Crime' Christie's first detective novel marks centenary

05 Oct 2020

LONDON It was partly thanks to a bet with her sister that Agatha Christie wrote her first detective novel, and 100 years since it was published she is as popular as ever.

Pandemic shows need for global response to climate change, says Attenborough

21 Sep 2020

LONDON COVID-19 is a reminder that "we are all in it together" and the world needs a global response to the climate change crisis, David Attenborough said, as he launched a film about lessons learned during his seven decades as a television naturalist.

Designer Bora Aksu presents pandemic-inspired collection at London Fashion Week

19 Sep 2020

LONDON Turkish designer Bora Aksu said the coronavirus pandemic inspired his latest collection, which looks back over one hundred years to the Spanish flu pandemic and the end of World War One.

A shark and mermaid love affair: surreal Burberry show kicks off London Fashion Week

17 Sep 2020

LONDON London Fashion Week kicked off on Thursday in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic with Britain's Burberry putting on a live virtual display of its latest collection which broke with the traditional catwalk show.

Women-only tailoring house opens on London's Savile Row

17 Sep 2020

LONDON For more than 200 years, Savile Row in London's elegant Mayfair district has been the place to go for discerning men in search of the perfect, tailor-made suit.

'Start Me Up' - Rolling Stones open store in London despite pandemic

09 Sep 2020

LONDON The Rolling Stones will open their first dedicated store on Wednesday in London's Carnaby Street, despite the coronavirus pandemic having drastically reduced footfall and the number of tourists visiting the city. | Video

Lola Lennox follows in mother Annie's footsteps with single release

27 Aug 2020

LONDON Having a Grammy award-winning mother setting the standard wasn't always easy for singer Lola Lennox - but any initial intimidation she felt she managed to turn into drive, she said. | Video

World News

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.