Athletes and others have their say before and during the 30th Olympiad of the modern era in England.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson joined Rigby's family at Friday's funeral in northwest England.
City officials say they're watching security closely, but that events in Boston shouldn't dampen enthusiasm for Sunday's event, which is expected to draw 70,000 spectators.
Europe's financial ministers are expected to approve new rules today that would cap bankers' bonuses at two years' salary – a move unthinkable in the years before the Lehman collapse.
Construction, crowding, and labor disputes rattle commuters daily. But world's oldest underground passenger rail is 'still at the heart of everything London does,' says London's elated mayor.
The Paralympic Games have proved remarkably successful, not just in tickets sold and prominent media coverage, but in making London into a city more accessible to disabled people.
London 2012 gave Britain a patriotic boost – not to mention spectacular results at the medal table. Not everything, though, was as rosy as hoped.
As the Olympics draw to a close in London, a TV spectator in the US is left with a host of random questions.
A year after Britain's worst rioting in decades, scars remain in London's Tottenham district. Many young people in cities say that rioting could break out again as poor conditions persist, says poll.
The World Cities Cultural Report reports that Tokyo has a staggering number of bookstores while Paris made it to number one for the most libraries.