Photo Essays

Lower Manhattan: Where New York Was Born

What can anyone say about New York City that has not already been expressed by Hart Crane, Woody Allen, Elizabeth Bishop, Federico García Lorca, Walt Whitman,...

Licensed To Thrill

An exhibit at London's Imperial War Museum chronicles how novelist Ian Fleming used his wartime experiences in British naval intelligence to create the spy story...

Brooklyn Bridge: The Perfect Span

Most of us have a favorite bridge. That is to say, most everyone has, in his or her mind’s eye, a structure that surpasses all others in the requisite traits: it...

Bobbies on the Beat

We spend a day with the Police of the London Borough of Hackney. Photographs for TIME by Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

A Royal Love Nest in Anglesey, Wales

After their nuptials in London, Prince William and soon-to-be-Princess Kate Middleton will settle down on a small Welsh island for the next couple of years

The 2009 BAFTAs

Hollywood's A list travel to London in search of gongs at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts' awards.

Meet Boris Johnson

The floppy hair. The tottering bicycle. Boris Johnson has gone from goofy long-shot to the new mayor of London.

The Varsity Boat Race

Each year since 1829, the rowing clubs of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge have skulled on London's River Thames in a race between two crews of eight...

The Olympic Torch In Europe

The Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch journeys through London and Paris, to fanfares and fireworks — and anti-Chinese/pro-Tibet protests.

Buddy Holly: Rare and Unseen Photographs

Fifty years after his tragic death in an air crash, London's Proud Galleries presents a collection of images from the rock star's life, many of them never seen...

All Dressed Up at the BAFTAs

The winners of the Orange British Academy Film Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in London's Royal Opera House. A host of stars from around the...