LONDON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LONDON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) TV preview: There’s a new ‘Doctor Who’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317531-223/watch-sunday-doctor-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317531-223/watch-sunday-doctor-season.html.csp">TV preview: There’s a new ‘Doctor Who’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T12:05:43.911-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new season of “Doctor Who” begins with a new Doctor — Peter Capaldi takes over the role of everyone’s favorite Time Lord. And the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman) are in Victorian London, where there’s a dinosaur on the loose. If that’s not enough to deal with, a whole bunch of people are dying when they spontaneously combust. Watch • 6:15 p.m. Saturday, BBC America This Weekend — MLS Real Salt Lake at FC Dallas. Watch • 7 p.m. Friday, NBCSN Masterpiece Mystery! In 1961 London, chari...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58317531@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:05:43 MDT British economy maintains momentum in quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300527-79/percent-quarter-economy-growth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300527-79/percent-quarter-economy-growth.html.csp">British economy maintains momentum in quarter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Emma Charlton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T10:05:01.94-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 10:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The British economy maintained its momentum in the second quarter as output finally surpassed the level seen before the global financial crisis. Gross domestic product grew an unrevised 0.8 percent between April and June, the same as in the previous three months, the Office for National Statistics said in London Friday. That left output 0.2 percent above its previous peak in the first quarter of 2008. The economy expanded an upwardly revised 3.2 percent from a year earlier, the most sin...</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> 58300527@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:05:01 MDT Silver price goes electronic in quest for transparency http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296841-79/price-silver-fixings-gold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296841-79/price-silver-fixings-gold.html.csp">Silver price goes electronic in quest for transparency</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Nicholas Larkin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T12:30:02.977-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 12:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The silver-pricing method begun during the reign of Queen Victoria ends Thursday in London as the $5 trillion market shifts to a more transparent process and regulators expand scrutiny of how commodity benchmarks are set. An electronic, auction-based mechanism will replace a ritualized negotiation among a few traders that’s been in place for 117 years. Silver becomes the first of the precious-metals markets to ditch a daily “fixing” procedure where dealers agree to a price over the tele...</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> 58296841@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:30:02 MDT ‘Dancing’ star Derek Hough is now an author http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58251541-223/hough-book-derek-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58251541-223/hough-book-derek-lead.html.csp">‘Dancing’ star Derek Hough is now an author</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:55:26.144-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Derek Hough is a dancer, a singer, an actor, an Emmy-winning choreographer. He never envisioned himself as an author. “The idea of writing a book wasn’t on my plan of things to do,” he said. “I never really saw myself as somebody writing a book. “But as I was looking back on certain things, I thought, ‘You know what? I could do this.’ ” The Utah native and five-time champion on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” will be at the King’s English Bookshop in Salt Lake City on Saturday at 7 p.m. to sign ...</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> 58251541@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:55:26 MDT 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