Bermondsey Street Tunnel – one of 15 locations along the Low Line, which have now been permanently soundtracked As you wander through Bankside, London Bridge and Bermondsey, the mighty Victorian rail viaduct — with its many fascinating arches and tunnels — is a constant companion. It is these spaces which provide the inspiration for the…

The Olympic Park gets most of the press, but the valley of the Lea (or Lee) holds plenty of other treasures. Chief among them is the River Lee Country Park. The 1,000-acre natural wonderland straddles the Hertfordshire-Essex border, just north of Waltham Abbey. It’s not quite part of London, but you can get there with…

People took to the streets of London dressed as chickens as part of the protest against President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK. The costumes refer to the US farming practice of chlorine-washing chickens to remove harmful bacteria. Washing poultry with disinfectants is banned in the EU, but it is feared by some that a…

President Trump is on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump. Mr and Mrs Trump will be visiting Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, followed by an evening banquet at Winfield House, the London residence of the US ambassador. Protests…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump visited the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday morning Donald Trump and the Queen may come from different worlds, but few would deny they at least share an appreciation of pageantry – and that was not in short supply when the US president arrived at Buckingham Palace. Following…

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in the UK on Monday for a state visit. Over three days, the president will be hosted by royalty and politicians. He will also take part in commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. From baseball players to university students, what do…

Protesters against Donald Trump’s UK visit have launched a talking and moving robot named the “Trump-Dumper”. The robot, which depicts President Trump sitting on the toilet, talks in a tongue-in-cheek fashion and takes on the US President’s sometimes controversial tweets. Its creators hope its popularity overtakes the Donald Trump baby blimp which flew over London…

President Trump has arrived in the UK with his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, for his first state visit. The President’s children and their families will be joining him on the three-day trip, which includes lunch with the Queen, and a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace. Here are pictures from the visit, starting on Monday….