Over the centuries London has had more than its fair share of bank robberies, diamond thefts and even train robberies. This month, police solved something a little more exotic: the great British taxidermy heist.
I was born in Iran, but have been in Britain since I was 2. In Britain, we all pretend everyone is the same. In contrast to this, I just spent the year in New York. Oh my God, Americans talk about race so much. But by not talking about race in Britain, are we missing the importance of our differences?
A piece of Chinese jade art stolen more than 30 years ago has been returned to Harvard Art Museums. The ornamental incense burner was set to be auctioned in Hong Kong when officials realized it was stolen.
For centuries, the bones of London's Great Plague victims have lain undisturbed at the Bedlam Burial Ground. Now a new construction project is letting archaeologists uncover their world for a few precious months.
From December 1940 to July 1941 German planes carried out heavy bombing of London. The period, known as the "Blitz," left some parts of London in ruins. Decades later, a team of researchers used data to create a map that locates where each bomb was dropped during that period.
Anita Corbin documented women who ruled the punk scene in London. The women are all grown up now ... and the photographer is as well. But Corbin wanted to know what happened to the women of punk. So she's been tracking them down for a new exhibit in London.