Joining the 11 statues of men near London’s Houses of Parliament, suffragists Millicent Fawcett will be honored with the first statue of a woman.
The English explorer, one of Australia’s greatest heroes, is believed to be among some 61,000 bodies set to be exhumed in London to make way for a new high-speed railway.
In 1968, an American tycoon bought London Bridge—all 10,000 tons of it—and moved it brick-by-brick to the desert town of Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Between September 2 and September 6, 1666, a massive inferno ripped through London, reducing much of the city center to a smoldering ruin.
Get the story behind how legendary rogue Thomas Blood bluffed his way into the Tower of London and nearly made off with the British crown jewels.
On October 17, 1814, a brewery accident unleashed a deadly tidal wave of beer through a London neighborhood in one of history’s strangest disasters.
Before London was blitzed in World War II, massive German zeppelins rained bombs and terror upon the British capital in World War I.
Explore 10 facts about the world's first underground railway.