London Travel News 11/22/2010
Tube strike: workers vote over victimisation action
Hundreds of Tube workers are to be balloted for strikes in a row over the treatment of two union members.
Bishop says sorry for ‘offensive’ royal wedding comments
Church of England bishop of Willesden, Reverend Pete Broadbent, apologized today for "deeply offensive" comments he made over the forthcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. In comments posted on Facebook, the bishop warned that the marriage may last only seven years and reportedly referred to the Royal Family as "philanderers".
Harry Potter makes box-office magic with record weekend
Deathly Hallows: Part 1 breaks five box office records in the UK, taking £18.3m in its first three days.
London’s mayor unveils designs for 8 new Crossrail stations by 2018
British architects and engineers have shaped calm, elegant and free-flowing spaces for the capital's east-west rail link. Set to debut in 2018 — 29 years after it was first proposed – Crossrail promises service from air-conditioned, 10-coach trains every two minutes.
London more attractive city break capital than Paris, say the French
…and in further news, the sky has apparently fallen. Run for your lives.
Tube engineering chaos will last until 2012
Major travel disruption that has hit millions of Tube passengers every weekend for more than three years will last until July 2012, the Evening Standard has revealed.
Ellen Burstyn to make West End debut
Oscar-winning actress Ellen Burstyn, who turns 78 next month, is to make her London stage debut in January 2011 at the Comedy Theatre. She'll play the grandmother of a pupil in The Children's Hour, opposite Keira Knightley, Carole Kane and Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss.
London City Airport in top 10 of best runway approaches
London City Airport has featured in a top 10 list for having one of the most scenic runway approaches in the world.
Delightful Break with a Local Flavor in St. Albans
During London's recent World Travel Market conference, travel blogger Wild About Travel joined several high-profile European bloggers for a lovely weekend break in St. Albans and Hertfordshire, lovely historic towns less than a half-hour outside the city.
London World Record Panoramic Photo: See Big Ben, London Eye and more
Turns out that the world's largest photo is of, what else? London!