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  LondonTown.com | The Number One Internet Site for London England - London hotel and event review
London is steeped in over 2000 years of history and many of the capital's longest-standing traditions are still very much alive.
From palaces of the past to palaces of the present, explore London's rich royal history with a visit to Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court and the Tower of London.
London is famous for its fun, educational, ground-breaking and ever-changing museums and galleries - many of which are free to visit.
www.londontown.com   (986 words)

  London Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
London's contrasts and cacophonies both infuriate and seduce.
When To Go London is a year-round tourist centre, with few of its attractions closing or significantly reducing their opening hours in winter.
London's Underground Rail system is the world's oldest (1863), most extensive (253mi, 407km), and most travelled (785 million journeys a year).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/england/london   (414 words)

  London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
London (pronounced [ˈlʌndən]) is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom.
London's other financial hub is the Docklands area in the east of the city, dominated by the Canary Wharf complex, whilst many other businesses locate in the City of Westminster which is the home of the UK's national government.
London is a major centre for international business and commerce and is one of three "command centres" for the global economy (along with New York City and Tokyo).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London   (5680 words)

 London History: From the Roman Period to the 20th Century
Though the regularity of London's original street grid may indicate that the initial inhabitants were the military, trade and commerce soon followed.
By the early 2nd century, London had spread west of the Walbrook and a military fort was erected near the amphitheatre which itself was rebuilt in stone.
London was arranging its own defence and, only ten years later, the Emperor Honorius renounced his responsibility for the British Provinces.
www.britannia.com /history/londonhistory   (1188 words)

 London travel guide - Wikitravel
London [1] is the capital and largest city of both the United Kingdom and of England, and the largest European city.
London's long association with the theatre, for example, can be traced back to the English Renaissance (witness the Rose Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe) and great playwrights, like Shakespeare, who made London their home.
London is easily the largest city in the country, eight times larger than England's 'second' city, Birmingham, and dominates the economic, political and social life of the United Kingdom (much to the annoyance of people in "the provinces" - i.e.
wikitravel.org /en/London   (13239 words)

 London Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For such an enormous and important city, London is relatively low rise, with tall buildings clustered in The City of London and Canary Wharf, and spread sporadically over the rest of the city.
It is not skyscrapers that define London's skyline, but a mix of architectural landmarks that have, over the centuries, come to define a city with a remarkable past.
In the near future, London could be home to some of the tallest and most exciting skyscrapers in Europe such as The Bishopsgate Tower, The Shard, The Leadenhall Building, One Blackfriars Road and Heron Tower.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100637   (358 words)

 Amazon.com: London: The Novel: Books: Edward Rutherfurd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
London is nothing but a historical fiction that builds upon the history of the city over 2000 years, from Ice Age to Julius Caesar, to the Medieval, to Renaissance and present.
London could be a rewarding read should readers wish to learn about the history of the city under a literary context.
Indeed "London" is the ideal book for students of British history or those developing an interest in it who enjoy an entertaining novel that they can sink their teeth into.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0449002632?v=glance   (2494 words)

 4 Hotel Reservations London - Accoomodation in London
No matter if you are looking for a cheap accommodation in a economy London hotel or indend to enjoy a luxury London Hotel, here you find them all.
As a vibrant, multi-cultural city, London embraces the diverse cultures of its population.
With over 30% of green open space, London boasts more parks, many of which are Royal parks, than any other city of its size in the world, providing a wealth of opportunity for sporting activities.
www.4hotelreservationslondon.com   (399 words)

 Report: Threat of 'Chunnel' terror attack 'sky high' - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LONDON (AP) — Islamic militants want to attack the Channel Tunnel between England and France during the holiday season, a British newspaper said Sunday, citing French and U.S. security sources.
British officials warned Friday that there is a high threat of an attempted terrorist attack over the Christmas and New Year period, although they said they had no intelligence of any specific plots.
Last month, Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller — who heads MI5, Britain's domestic spy service — said authorities were tracking almost 30 terrorist plots involving 1,600 suspects and that her agency had foiled five major plots since the July 2005 transit bomb attacks in London, which killed 52 commuters and the four bombers.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2006-12-22-london-terror_x.htm   (523 words)

This gave London the majority that it needed to be elected as the host city for the 2012 Games.
London had to overcome stiff competition, however, in the form of Paris, New York, Moscow and Madrid in its bid to get the Games.
Dorney Lake at Eton, near London, was the stage for the 2006 World Rowing Championships which came to a close Sunday, after eight days of competition.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/london/index_uk.asp   (316 words)

 EarthCam - London Cams
London is the capital of England and the U.K., and the largest city in the European Union.
London's population is extremely cosmopolitan, with a diverse range of nationalities, cultures, and religions who speak over 300 different languages.
Open space accounts for nearly a third of London: the city has 143 parks and gardens.
www.earthcam.com /uk/england/london   (190 words)

The heart of London was London Bridge, the furthest point downstream at which a bridge could be built over the Thames.
The Normans recognised the importance of London when William the Conqueror built the White Tower, the nucleus of the Tower of London.
By the 18th century London was the administrative, commercial and financial capital of the country.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITlondon.htm   (1295 words)

 London (homepage) - VisitBritain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kew is also one of London's villages, with a cricket pitch on a spacious green, some excellent pubs and several smart new restaurants.
The south bank of the River Thames is a must-see destination, home to several of London’s most popular attractions, including the BA London Eye and Tate Modern plus the South Bank, the largest arts complex in Europe.
One of London’s most attractive boroughs, Richmond-upon-Thames, has for hundreds of years has been a favourite retreat of Royalty, the rich and the famous.
visitbritain.com /VB3-en-US/destinationguides/england/London/index.aspx   (295 words)

 BBC - London - London Homepage
A 17-year-old is arrested by police investigating the murder of a mother of two in south London.
London's river is set to be transformed to celebrate the Thames Festival.
A1010 Greater London - Fore Street closed both ways between the Colyton Way junction and the College Gardens junction in Edmonton, because of an incident.
www.bbc.co.uk /london   (144 words)

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View images of the London 2012 Games, including artists' impressions of the Olympic Park.
Read the London 2012 prospectus 'Be part of 2012';
The London 2012 Organising Committee and the Olympic Delivery Authority are currently recruiting for a range of positions.
www.london2012.org /en   (88 words)

 Visit London - London's official website - London Tourist, Entertainment and Travel Guide
Enjoy a feast of live jazz at various venues across London in November.
Discover London's villages or select an area of London to explore below.
Visit London is the official visitor organisation for London.
www.visitlondon.com   (389 words)

 Mixing Pot -> A London Site and Approved Fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hope you enjoy your visit through this portal that is being built to provide information about one of the greatest cities of the world, London.
Here you will be able to find all sorts of data about it, and a section dedicated for its fanlisting, where you can register and make part of a big list of persons from all over the world that loves this marvellous city.
Boswell and Johnson were discussing whether or not Boswell's affection for London would wear thin should he choose to live there, as opposed to the zest he felt on his occasional visits.
www.everyblue.com /precious-things/london   (187 words)

 London Entertainment Guide from The Evening Standard | This is London
Fly-tippers left Londoners with a £20m bill last year, but as the cost of cleaning went up the number of prosecutions fell
Ministers stand accused of rigging the case for expanding Heathrow by using Concorde as the benchmark for noise levels
London's £117m satellite bus tracking system is plagued by technical problems and "ghost buses"
www.thisislondon.co.uk   (785 words)

 Amazon.com: London: DVD: Hunter Richards,Chris Evans,Jessica Biel,Joy Bryant,Jason Statham,Kelli Garner,Isla ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
London, a film written and directed by Hunter Richards, warns against the allure of cocaine as protagonist Sid (Chris Evans), loses his girlfriend, London, and also loses his mind from drug use.
London (Jessica Biel) instigates their breakup after sleeping around and failing to help Sid's depression, culminating in his suicide attempt.
With its Pulp Fiction-like dialogue and wit, London does a brilliant job of grabbing and maintaining the viewer's attention throughout, especially in the flashback scenes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000EU1Q7M?v=glance   (1791 words)

 London (1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the year 1992, in which this beautiful documentary takes place, I lived in London and became acquainted not only with the kitschy tourist attractions but also with the city which true Londoners know: the little secrets found in back alleys, unknown museums, and interesting buildings.
This movie is a sort of homage to that side of the city, and is quite well done.
To me, seeing it a year after coming back to the states, it exactly embodied the spirit of that hidden London.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0110377   (263 words)

 London on 43 Places   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alyssa asks, “What section of London is fun and convenient to stay in.
Betty Chan asks, “wondering if there are any new and 'different' things in london i could do in 2 days in may? been to london many times and did all the 'conventional' monument visiting...”
I will be in London for a week in september with my girlfriend.
www.43places.com /places/view/105607   (955 words)

 London Webcams from Camvista.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
View the British Airways London Eye from this stunning camera.
Sharks, here at the London Aquarium, can be seen swimming with the 10 second refresh on this cam.
Ten views of London's Skyline including St. Paul's Cathedral and the NatWest Tower.
www.camvista.com /england/london/index.php3   (164 words)

 London Security Plc Information | Business.com
The Group's principal activities are manufacturing, selling and renting fire protection equipment and providing associated maintenance services.
Find information on London Security Plc with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.
England under threat from all sides on tour
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 London Student Accommodation, London, , Flats, Houses
Student Accommodation London UK There can be few better places to be a student than in Central London.
There are also countless museums which are either free or have student discounts and house some of the best collections of art, science and history in the country.
Here you will find details of Private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in London including; student houses, student flats/apartments in London, bed-sits in London, larger housing schemes in London.
www.accommodationforstudents.com /London.asp   (228 words)

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