Photo Essays

Twiggy: Rare Photos of a Sixties Icon

London in the late-1960s was as central to the look and feel of that fabled era as any place on earth. The music that emerged from England (the Beatles, the...

LIFE at the 1948 London Olympics

Taking place just three short years after the end of the Second World War, when much of London — and indeed, much of Europe — was still rebuilding after the...

London's Tube After Midnight

The world's oldest underground railway, the London Underground, is undergoing a multibillion-pound upgrade. We mind the gap and take a peek at the work. Photos...

The Secrets of London's Buried Bones

Ancient skeletons in a new exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection reveal how Londoners once lived. Photographs courtesy of the Museum of London/Wellcome...

London Brawling: The G-20 Protests

Anticapitalist and climate-change activists converged before the Bank of England in London to demand action on poverty and climate change as world leaders arrive...

London Builds for 2012

The Olympic flame is still to arrive Beijing, yet with more than four years to go, London is already hard at work on the legacy of the 2012 Olympics Photographs...

London Fashion Week

The glamour world came to town for London Fashion Week. We donned our best bib and tucker and went to find out what was this season's new black

London's Gathering Storm

As financial markets approach meltdown, the City of London — once hailed as the business center of the world — faces uncertain and painful times. Photos for...

Horrors, It's London Fashion!

Inspired by everything from horror movies to Maggie Smith in "The Pride of Miss Jean Brodie", London designers took a few risks for Fall, 2008 and came up with...

Pictures of the Week: Aug. 29 – Sept. 5

From the eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano and the first day of school around the world, to a debutante ball in Rio de Janeiro and a giant hippo in London’s...