LONDON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LONDON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58246714-66/sundance-festival-film-hong.html.csp">Sundance to launch film festival in Hong Kong</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T00:10:03.399-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 12:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sundance Institute is expanding its global reach, with a version of the Sundance Film Festival launching this fall in Hong Kong. Sundance Film Festival — Hong Kong Selects will bring eight titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival for their Hong Kong premieres over two weekends between Sept. 19 and Sept. 28, the institute announced Friday morning. The eight films, accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and festival organizers, will be screened at The Metroplex, a newly opened cineple...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:10:03 MDT London’s iconic Gherkin building put up for sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236913-79/london-building-gherkin-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236913-79/london-building-gherkin-office.html.csp">London’s iconic Gherkin building put up for sale</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:56:02.284-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • One of London’s most recognizable office buildings has been put up for sale. The Norman Foster-designed tower, nicknamed The Gherkin for its distinctive pickle-like shape, was put into bankruptcy protection last year. Deloitte Real Estate and Savills expect interest in the building to come from all over the globe. The office tower at 30 St. Mary Axe in London’s financial district is co-owned by Germany’s IVG Immobilien AG, which went into bankruptcy protection last year. The 40-story of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582369132014-07-29T09:56:02.284-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:56:02.284-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236913@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:56:02 MDT Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164979-68/statue-museum-sale-egypt.html.csp">Egypt challenges sale of valuable ancient statue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW KNIGHT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 08:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Egypt is challenging a British museum’s planned sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that is expected to fetch up to 6 million pounds ($10 million) at a London auction. Former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass told the BBC Wednesday that the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, 106 kilometers (66 miles) north of London, has no right to sell the statue. “We are not asking for the statue to come back to Egypt but we are asking to stop the sale of the statue,” he said. The position is en...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649792014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T08:07:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164979@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:07:02 MDT Tuesday on TV: Soccer is back — and it's Brazil vs. Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58161016-63/abc-brazil-games-pbs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58161016-63/abc-brazil-games-pbs.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: Soccer is back — and it's Brazil vs. Germany</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T10:12:01.918-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer fans have been going through a bit of withdrawl. After becoming accustomed to multiple World Cup games every day, once we hit the quarterfinals there were days when there were no games at all.But we get another soccer fix today with the first of the semifinals — Brazil vs. Germany (2 p.m., ESPN). It's a huge game, and you've got to wonder how Brazil will do without the injured Neymar.Elsewhere on TV ...Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A 413-pound chef tries to lose weight.America'...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161016@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:12:01 MDT Cycling: Marcel Kittel wins last UK stage of Tour de France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158678-77/tour-kittel-stage-buckingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158678-77/tour-kittel-stage-buckingham.html.csp">Cycling: Marcel Kittel wins last UK stage of Tour de France</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMEY KEATEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel. Marcel Kittel, the German with a French first name, led a bunch sprint to win Monday’s Stage 3 with a finish on the doorstep of Queen Elizabeth’s Buckingham Palace. Two days earlier, he courted royal attention as Prince William and Kate saw him win Stage 1 in Yorkshire in another sprint. The stage wrapped up the English debut to this 101st Tour edition, a rousing success among cycling-crazed British fans. Ride...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581586782014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158678@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:01 MDT Kittel wins Tour de France 3rd stage in London http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156721-77/france-london-stage-kittel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58156721-77/france-london-stage-kittel.html.csp">Kittel wins Tour de France 3rd stage in London</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:26:25.942-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Marcel Kittel has led a sprint to win the 3rd stage of the Tour de France as cycling’s greatest race entered London for its last leg in England before crossing the English Channel to France. The German also won Stage 1 in a sprint. Rain in the City of London doused riders Monday at the end of the 155-kilometer (96-mile) ride from Cambridge toward the finish near Buckingham Palace. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall leader’s yellow jersey with a 2-second lead on the most likely ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581567212014-07-08T17:26:25.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T17:26:25.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156721@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:26:25 MDT Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58139563-68/bridge-havasu-lake-london.html.csp">Arizona town: Our London Bridge is not falling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • The London Bridge is not falling down, despite a British tabloid saying that the western Arizona tourist attraction could be bulldozed to make way for drug tourism. Lake Havasu City officials heard about the story in The Sun after a local resident from a London suburb showed them a copy of the tabloid. They say it was a slap in the face, particularly when more than $600,000 in bridge improvements are planned for this summer. They demanded a retraction and an apology from the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395632014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T17:31:21.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139563@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:31:21 MDT Mega-rich shoppers descending on London http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123113-79/london-ramadan-shoppers-month.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58123113-79/london-ramadan-shoppers-month.html.csp">Mega-rich shoppers descending on London</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIA HUI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:36:03.009-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Before the fast, let there be a shopping feast. From Harrods in Knightsbridge to the glittering diamond stores in Mayfair, London has long attracted big spenders. But every year around the holy month of Ramadan, which starts this weekend, a wave of spectacularly rich Middle Eastern shoppers arrives and takes retail therapy to a whole new level — complete with an entourage of bodyguards, chauffeurs, and Gulf-registered Rolls-Royces and Ferraris flown in just for the occasion. Retailers c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581231132014-06-27T09:36:03.009-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-27T09:36:03.009-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123113@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:36:03 MDT Threat of housing bubble tempts Britain to act http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118416-79/economy-britain-bank-carney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58118416-79/economy-britain-bank-carney.html.csp">Threat of housing bubble tempts Britain to act</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 09:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Is Britain’s economy heading for bubble trouble? Concerns are mounting that the country’s housing market is overinflated, with London house prices rising almost 19 percent in the year to April. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has described the situation as the greatest risk to the economy. The International Monetary Fund is worried. Ditto European Union officials. The pressure is on to act now rather than risk having it all come crashing down later, dragging Britain back into reces...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581184162014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T09:40:02.36-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118416@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:40:02 MDT UK plans to link northern cities to create new hub http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103261-79/cities-london-britain-create.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103261-79/cities-london-britain-create.html.csp">UK plans to link northern cities to create new hub</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Britain’s Treasury chief on Monday made the case for better connecting the cities in northern England to create a second economic powerhouse to rival London, unveiling a plan to build new railway lines, pool resources and boost investment. George Osborne, whose proposal includes a high-speed train link between Manchester and Leeds, said northern cities will be able to better compete with the capital for investment if they combine their resources. “The powerhouse of London dominates more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581032612014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T09:00:03.214-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103261@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:00:03 MDT Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060302-68/jolie-london-pitt-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060302-68/jolie-london-pitt-sexual.html.csp">Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Brad Pitt has joined Angelina Jolie at a London summit on sexual violence, lending the couple’s star power to the campaign to end rape in war zones. The four-day London conference is organized by British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Jolie, a United Nations special envoy. They hope representatives of the more than 100 countries present will back a new protocol laying out how sexual violence in conflict zones should be investigated and prosecuted. They say they want to end the “cul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580603022014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060302@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:18:02 MDT UK to toughen laws for London-based markets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58060119-79/markets-london-financial-foreign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58060119-79/markets-london-financial-foreign.html.csp">UK to toughen laws for London-based markets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T08:38:02.509-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • To protect the integrity of London as a financial hub, Britain’s Treasury chief is set to propose Thursday new criminal sanctions covering foreign exchange trading, the latest global market to be hit by scandal. George Osborne will use his annual speech on the state of the economy to promise tougher oversight of global financial markets that are based in the British capital and have been allegedly manipulated by banks. These markets cover global currency values, interest rates that affe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580601192014-06-12T08:38:02.509-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T08:38:02.509-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060119@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:38:02 MDT Summit plans end to impunity over rape in wars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055609-68/hague-impunity-jolie-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055609-68/hague-impunity-jolie-summit.html.csp">Summit plans end to impunity over rape in wars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T10:06:02.179-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • British Foreign Secretary William Hague and U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie are seeking international support for a new plan to end impunity for sexual crimes committed in war zones. Hague and Jolie released the proposed protocol Wednesday during a four-day London summit designed to focus world attention on the problem. The lengthy document specifies how sexual violence in conflict zones should be investigated and prosecuted. “This protocol is the first of its kind and we hope it will...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580556092014-06-11T10:06:02.179-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T10:06:02.179-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055609@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:06:02 MDT European transit workers’ protest snarls taxis, trains http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055357-68/paris-drivers-european-london.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055357-68/paris-drivers-european-london.html.csp">European transit workers’ protest snarls taxis, trains</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT and GREGORY KATZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Roads snarled in London, Paris and several other major European cities Wednesday as taxi drivers and train workers protested new technology they say endangers passengers and gives upstart enterprises an unfair advantage. Drivers of London’s famed black cabs refused to pick up fares and drove at a snail’s pace through Trafalgar Square — creating nightmarish gridlock — and travelers in France were hobbled not only by the taxi slowdown but also by strikes on the national train network and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580553572014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T10:30:29.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055357@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:30:29 MDT Kathleen Turner seeks satisfaction on London stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981356-223/turner-onstage-broadway-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57981356-223/turner-onstage-broadway-film.html.csp">Kathleen Turner seeks satisfaction on London stage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 12:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Here’s a tip: Don’t tell Kathleen Turner what to do. The 59-year-old actress, whose career stretches from 1980s movie hits “Body Heat” and “Romancing the Stone” to Tony-nominated stage roles, does not like being pigeonholed. Cast early on as a sex symbol, even in animated form — she was the voice of sultry Jessica Rabbit in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”— she’s long refused to be stuck with the limited parts Hollywood provides for women over 40. But she knows it’s a strategy that brings risk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579813562014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T12:56:02.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57981356@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:56:02 MDT