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London: Thames reaches highest level in years, floods towns

Feb 11, 2014

London: Thames reaches highest level in years, floods towns

The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London. #World #Environment #London #NewsTracker #David Cameron #River Thames #Windsor #Thames Barrier
Streaker tries to disrupt Olympic torch relay

Jul 10, 2012

Streaker tries to disrupt Olympic torch relay

Police arrested a naked man who streaked past crowds just before former Olympian Steve Redgrave was to handle the Olympic torch. #Olympics 2012 #Olympic #Thames #Olympic torch relay #Streaker
London puts Olympic rings on Thames to mark 150 days to go

Feb 28, 2012

London puts Olympic rings on Thames to mark 150 days to go

Mayor Boris Johnson promised Londoners a "summer like no other" after sending a giant set of Olympic rings down the River Thames on Tuesday and announcing a programme of free cultural events throughout the Games. #London #Summer Olympics #London2012 #River Thames #Olympic 2012

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Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Jul 06, 2012

Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Will a paranoid Britain overreact for the next two months at every twitch and ill-timed joke because of the Olympics? #OnOurMind #CCTV #London Olympics #Olympics 2012 #Birmingham M6 motorway #Thames

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Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Jul 15, 2014

Science meets ceremony in UK's royal swan count

The white, long-necked swan gliding along the River Thames looks serene, but his life is full of danger. If the sharp-toothed mink don't get him or his brood, then floods, fish hooks or hooligans with air rifles might...
Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Jul 23, 2014

Promising footballer drowned on second day of summer holidays after he jumped into fast-flowing River Thames to get his ball back

Marlow schoolboy Kyrece Francis (pictured) is believed to have drowned after getting into trouble in the Thames River in Buckinghamshire yesterday afternoon...
Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Jul 18, 2014

Want a long, healthy life? Live in Richmond upon Thames or Wokingham (and avoid Manchester and East London)

ONS figures show people living in affluent parts of the country can expect to enjoy an extra 18 years of good health than those in poorer communities... #London #Thames, NZ