London Travel News 12/27/2010
British wildlife benefits from return to ‘traditional’ seasonal weather
Conservationists express relief as insects, birds and other wildlife in the UK flourish because of cold winter and a decent summer.
Six crimes a day solved by CCTV
CCTV cameras across London help solve almost six crimes a day, the Metropolitan Police (Met) has said.
Sales shoppers spend £120m in London’s West End
Central London's retailers are already seeing their best Boxing Day/January sales in five years, possibly spurred by the coming rise in VAT taxes.
Monster white-out in U.S. halts transatlantic flights just as UK airports get back to normal
*Sigh.* On both sides of the pond this winter, travel has (sadly) equalled chaos.
New Year parade musicians stranded by blizzards
Hundreds of musicians scheduled to perform at the 25th New Year's Day parade in London face a race against time to fly to the UK after they were grounded by blizzards in the northeastern US.
Royals attend Christmas Day church service
More than 1,000 people gathered today to watch members of the Royal Family attend a Christmas Day church service at Sandringham.
Festive shows to see in London
A roundup of London's best new holiday season plays for children and families.
BAA launches inquiry into Heathrow Airport snow chaos
An inquiry has been launched by BAA to look into "what went wrong" at Heathrow Airport as flights were grounded for days following snowfall.
Two million already registered for London Olympics tickets
Organizers steel themselves for a 'mind-blowing' sales task.
Weather set to improve as parts of UK see white Christmas
Forecasters predict sunny but dry outlook in most parts of country as stranded travellers wake up in European airports.