Photo Essays

Ralph Morse: Photographer Spotlight

[Note: Ralph Morse died on Dec. 7, 2014, at his home in Florida. He was 97. No photographer in the history of LIFE magazine had a more varied, thrilling and...

Last Call for the Tube

London's new mayor Boris Johnson makes an immediate impression by implementing a city-wide ban on alcohol on the Underground. The locals were determined to make...

A Village Fights Heathrow's Expansion

The announcement that London's Heathrow airport will get a third runway means the nearby village of Sipson will be razed. But the residents are fighting it

In Full Color

A new London exhibition examines black British style

Those Loony Olympic Mascots

London's eerie choices for the 2012 games prompt questions about what makes a successful mascot. From the cute and cuddly to the creepy, absurd, and ethically...

Brit Awards 2008

London hosts a night of music and glamour at Britain's biggest music awards

A New Blitz

Four explosions in London rip apart a bus and shut down the entire transport system

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...