The mechanism that cut apart the $1.4 million “Girl With Balloon” jammed, the artist revealed in a video. The work was meant to be completely destroyed.
She read 171 books for the prestigious literary prize. “On Oct. 17, I’m going to sit down and read a book I have no obligation to read,” she said.
“When we search for London on social media, it’s the first thing we see,” said one South Korean who visited the Seven Sisters cliffs, two hours south of London.
A work by the British painter Jenny Saville sold for $12.4 million, an auction high for a living female artist. But Banksy’s prank grabbed the headlines.
London’s ability to draw businesses to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park six years after the Summer Games has attracted the attention of other host cities.
Banksy’s latest prank, which cost a European bidder $1.4 million, has been renamed and recertified.
Battling big expense and persistent protests, Cuadrilla Resources returns to again attempt shale gas production after its first effort triggered small tremors.
The British street artist Banksy appeared to pull off one of his most spectacular pranks on Friday night, with a frame that shredded his “Girl With Balloon” after it sold.
A new “chippie” in Hackney specializes in the proprietor’s own fish substitute, marinated and carefully deep-fried.
The city was teeming with foreign visitors for the art fairs, auctions and exhibitions. But Britain’s exit from the European Union was weighing on many minds.
Shareholders opposed the move to streamline the company, which would have been a symbolic blow to Britain as it negotiates to leave the European Union.
Renegade broadcasters fostered styles from rave to grime. But competition from online and community FM stations means pirate radio is dying out.
The British sandwich chain was criticized for inadequate labeling after a 15-year-old girl died after eating one of its sandwiches.
To help those with hearing problems, speech is shown in real time on the lenses. The technology will be available free during the 2019 season.
At the Conservative Party’s annual conference, Mr. Johnson excoriated Theresa May’s Brexit plan. But is the political tide working against his hope to replace her?
With passengers across the country outraged by delays, one rail line’s social media team masters the fine art of apologizing. All together, “sorry” has been tweeted 417,000 times by train companies.
Proposals for hundreds of public phones plastered with ads have set off a battle over Britain’s public space.
Northern Ireland, the Netherlands, Stockholm, England. The Mets have made inroads across the globe even as they often flounder in the N.L. East.
Changes to welfare benefits and funding cuts are driving the working poor into crisis — and reversing a long-term decline in the childhood poverty rate.
Mr. Corbyn, speaking at a party conference, outlined a “radical plan to rebuild and transform” Britain. The party remains split on Brexit.