London Travel News 12/13/2010
Engagement pictures of William and Kate released
Sweet photos taken by Mario Testino at St. James' Palace.
Tube drivers plan Boxing Day strike
Underground service will most likely be halted on 26 December, as drivers strike for more pay.
Forecasters expect snow blanket to cover Britain on December 25
Looks like it'll be a White Christmas, after all.
Tate Britain unveils naked Christmas tree
Sure, ornaments and tinsel are lovely, but what about just bringing a tree indoors and calling it a day?
Hydrogen bus launched on London tourist route
UK's first permanent hydrogen bus, on London's RV1 route, is described as a 'stepping stone' to rolling out clean technology across the country.
Rock star’s son faces quiz over Cenotaph protest
Note to first-time travelers to London: do not, I repeat, do NOT, climb the Cenotaph while in town.
Prince Charles and Camilla thank police after attack
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have said they "totally understand" the difficulties faced by police, as Scotland Yard faced criticism for allowing a mob to attack the royal car.
London 2012 slalom canoeing venue opens at Lee Valley
The Princess Royal has unveiled the Lee Valley White Water Centre, the first brand new venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games to be completed. The £31m project, which incorporates the slalom canoe course, will be open to the public from April 2011.
Arts Council to take over museums
Arts Council England is to take over some of the key responsibilities that help keep museums and libraries across the UK running.
Tuition fees: government wins narrow victory
Amidst violent student protests outside Parliament, the UK government has voted (at a narrow margin of 323 to 302) to allow universities to raise the cap on tuition fees to £9,000.