New research has rubbished perceptions of Roman Britain as a region inhabited solely by white Europeans.
In this extract from his new book Dirty Old London, Lee Jackson investigates a much-overlooked aspect of the city's 19th-century filth problem: the human corpse
The UK is infamous for the Orwellian number of its CCTV cameras dotted around the land. And as the UK is to the world, so London is to the UK, with an even more extreme level of surveillance taking place 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As part of...
London has proposed new regulations for car services like Uber. Last year, three WSJ reporters set out from our old office near Fleet Street for the Shard, London's tallest skyscraper.
After excavating your mega-basement in Holland Park, it's cheaper and easier to leave the JCB entombed down there with the pool, personal cinema and staff quarters.
When a man is tired of London house prices
The cool, creative class has been priced out of London, which means the capital is becoming more bland and boring by the minute, says Alex Proud
Observer editorial: Inequality is booming in our capital. A debate about housing and the impact of the global super-rich is long overdue
London's population is increasing rapidly and forecasts say this growth is set to continue over the next decade and more. However, the last time the capital had enough new houses to match this rate of
Elevated bike routes have been proposed for many cities, including Chicago, Toronto and Sydney. But when the grandest proposal so far - 220 kilometers of bicycle highways in the air above London's rail
The Shard, Harrods, Barclays, the Olympics Village - Qatar owns them all.
Mapping London's Subterranean Rivers allows the viewer to fly through a 3D map of London, revealing the sites of ancient and subterranean rivers based on research
Aditya Chakrabortty: Expensive, off-limits and owned by foreign investors - the Shard extends the ways in which London is becoming more unequal
These are not hunger or bread riots. These are riots of defective and disqualified consumers. Revolutions are not staple products of social inequality; but minefields are. Minefields are areas filled with randomly scattered explosives: one can be pretty sure that some of them, some time, will explode - but one can't