London

Edinburgh Tops London As UK's Most-Congested City

Data from TomTom has revealed the huge amount of time commuters in the UK‘s most congested cities spend stuck in traffic each year. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong notes in the chart below, the Scottish capital has been named the worst city in the UK for this. When compared to normal conditions, the average commuter in the city needs…

Mapping The World's Most-Surveilled Cities (London Leads The West)

Since the world’s first CCTV camera was installed in Germany in 1942, the number of surveillance cameras around the world has grown immensely. In fact, as Visual Capitalist’s Avery Koop notes, it only took us 79 years to go from one camera to nearly one billion of these devices. In the above interactive graphic, Surfshark…

Watch: Pre-Recorded London NYE Drones Celebrate Marxist BLM

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, In a display that will turn off the vast majority of the country, a light show involving 300 drones was recorded last night in London featuring a celebration of the openly Marxist Black Lives Matter group, among other cringe inducing messages including a reference to online Zoom meetings. The drone…

Organiser Of London Anti-Lockdown Protest Could Be Fined £10,000

Authored by Lily Zhou via The Epoch Times, The organiser of an anti-lockdown protest in London is facing the prospect of a £10,000 ($13,488) fine, the Metropolitan Police said on Monday. The Met said that officers were called on Sunday afternoon to find about 100 people gathering in Ray Lane, Southwark, in what appeared to be a pre-planned protest. “This sort…

“Trying To Get The Hell Out” – Emergency Lockdown In London Triggers Mass Exodus

By Tyler Durden With more than 16 million Britons now required to stay at home as coronavirus lockdown went into effect on Sunday, tens of thousands of Londoners scrambled to get out of the capital Saturday night. Boris Johnson’s bombshell announcement to introduce Tier 4 restrictions in London and southeast England, to mitigate the spreading…

"Trying To Get The Hell Out" – Emergency Lockdown In London Triggers Mass Exodus

With more than 16 million Britons now required to stay at home as coronavirus lockdown went into effect on Sunday, tens of thousands of Londoners scrambled to get out of the capital Saturday night.  Boris Johnson’s bombshell announcement to introduce Tier 4 restrictions in London and southeast England, to mitigate the spreading of a new…

Death of 9-Year-Old London Girl Linked to Air Pollution – “Could Open the Door to a Wave of Lawsuits”

By B.N. Frank There is no doubt that some are more affected by air pollution than others.  But if your child suffered and died because of it – you might fight for change too. From Children’s Health Defense: Landmark Ruling Links Death of London Girl to Air Pollution This is the first time a death…

London & Brussels Agree To One Last Round Of Trade Talks As Optimism For A Deal Sours

Despite Boris Johnson’s insistence that the round of post-Brexit trade deal talks that wrapped up late last week would be the end of the line, finally, after more than three years of extremely tedious negotiations – first, to establish post-withdrawal ‘transition’ period/framework for future trade talks (the transition period officially ends Jan. 1), then to…

London Braces For Brexit’s Financial Shockwave

The turmoil in London’s financial industry as a result of the pandemic looks like it is only going to get worse.  That’s because Britain is entering its final month of its Brexit transition period without a financial-services deal, according to Bloomberg. This means that many financial firms in London could be on their way out…

“This Is No Free Country” – Anti-Lockdown Protests Rage In London, Dozens Arrested

By Tyler Durden Over 60 protesters were arrested in anti-lockdown demonstrations on Saturday, as activists clashed with police who sought to break it up. If only it was a BLM demonstration. Nobody can answer the question sufficiently. Why is there a 2 tier policing system in the UK that treats lockdown protesters like criminals while…

“Down From London” Crowd Flee Cities, Send British Country Estate Sales Soaring

By Tyler Durden Following trends in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago, wealthy so-called ‘Down-from-London’ers have reassessed their living situation in urban areas and moved to the countryside due to the virus pandemic. Bloomberg reports Londoners who generally have a large house in the London metro area and a cottage in the…