Soar above London along the world's fastest urban zip line
July 25, 2017, 8:24 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You can fly! New attraction on the River Thames caters to urban adventurers with Peter Pan aspirations.
Google's London HQ boasts a rooftop garden for the ages
June 2, 2017, 1:45 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This greenery-topped 'groundscraper' will be longer than London's tallest building is tall.
280 miles of hidden British bike paths rediscovered on Google Street View
May 12, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The push to revive a network of defunct 1930s-era cycleways begins.
Fabric-munching moths are having a field day in England's historic homes
April 12, 2017, 2:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Preservationists suspect warmer-than-normal weather is to blame for the pests' proliferation.
British prisoners put to work building prefab homes
March 13, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Why have inmates manufacture license plates when they can help put an end to a housing crisis?
English city combats climate change with 3 million new trees
January 25, 2017, 3:03 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Manchester's City of Trees scheme will plant one leafy specimen for every resident.
Tiny English village has massive CO2-cutting ambitions
October 6, 2016, 4:02 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The rural Cheshire community has slashed emissions by nearly a quarter over the past decade.
New copyright rules bring busy replica furniture industry in the U.K. to a halt
August 10, 2016, 9:34 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The era of ersatz Eames chairs and knockoff Noguchi coffee tables comes to an end.
London's most beautiful new museum is a 150-year-old sewage pumping station
August 3, 2016, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Likened to a cathedral, the ornate Crossness Pumping Station reopens for public tours following extensive rehabbing.
Why Mr. Potato Head is looking a bit wonky these days
June 29, 2016, 7:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A malformed version of the well-accessorized spud is raising awareness of food waste in the U.K.
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
No solar eclipse glasses? Here's what to do
Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore
This border collie is so excited to be working at the farm
15 not-so-dumb eclipse questions and myths
Watch rare footage of a blue whale deciding which krill patch is worth a giant bite