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MI5: On the anniversary of London tube bombings, raise UK terror threat to "critical?"

That’s the news out of London today, as UK security chiefs warn the nation faces the greatest danger of attack in years:

The revelationĀ comes just 24-hours before the nation stops to remember the dead from the 7/7 terrorist attack in 2005 in which 52 London commuters were killed.

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Through the Filters - Great Britain

Drivers and teams in GP2 use Instagram over a racing weekend to give a driverā€™s eye view of what they get up to. Iā€™ve put together a selection of the best to give you a taste of what they have been doing at Silverstone. 165 more words


Let the planning commence!

Well, I’ve booked my vacation dates at work and the time off has been approved, so we now have a timeline for our trip! We will be leaving late June 2016, and will hopefully be going for 2 to 3 weeks. 528 more words


The Difference of A Few Feathers

Ā  Over at theĀ poll for Readers’ Favourite 2015 Royal Ascot Hat, one of the Countess of Wessex’s hats has taken a commanding lead. When we saw Sophie in this hat last week, several of you realized that it had undergone a slight remodel fromĀ the way it looked during its first appearance, also at Ascot, in 2012. 94 more words

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Jamies Wine Bar, Creechurch Lane, London, UK

London, UK, images; eating out, business lunches, drink after work; pubs, restaurants; Jamies Wine Bar, Creechurch Lane, London EC3 (City of London) 7 more words


View from St Paul's Churchyard bus stop in London, UK

London, UK, images; travel, tourism, living and working in London, public transport; view from St Paul’s Churchyard bus stop towards a black telephone box and 20 Fenchurch Street, the “Walkie Talkie” (a commercial skyscraper) 8 more words


A smooth crossing...

… from Calais …

… across the Strait of Dover …

… towards the white cliffs.

This post is dedicated to my British friend Anne, who has golden hair and a heart of gold to match.