• #ClimateMarch2015: London calling COP21

    By on Dec. 2, 2015

    In London, blustery winds whipped up a storm on the capital’s wintry streets, as they filled with people marching to show world leaders that they care about climate. The last weekend of November saw hot tempers fight against rising world temperatures, as all eyes turn to the COP21 climate summit, currently underway in Paris.

  • London Remembers Victims of Paris Attacks

    By on Jan. 12, 2015

    Under grey skies and evening sleet, France was in London on Sunday, as the Tricolore colours lit up many a London landmark, flags flew at half-mast, and fountains flowed red, white and blue. A summary of what happened where in London on a day when London, Paris, and the rest of the world, remembered France's fallen heroes.

  • The Unquiet American

    By on April 10, 2009
    Article and photos by Alexandra Cacciatore 2nd April 2009 It’s time for me to come clean in two ways. First, I have never been to a protest. For the past week and half, the media in London has been rabidly spinning the G20 summit.
  • G20 London Summit: "A summit like no other"

    By on April 5, 2009
    London, 3rd April 2009. After G20 leaders agreed a mind boggling trillion dollar plan to tackle the global financial crisis, Gordon Brown declared that the London summit marked “the day the world came together to fight back against the global recession”, and the beginning of a “new world order”. President Obama heralded it as “historic" and "unprecedented”.
  • Protests against the G20 Summit in London

    By on April 4, 2009
    by Naomi Christie London, 2nd April 2009 G20 Protesters on the fringes of the exclusion zone of the ExCeL building in London were out-numbered by press and police on Thursday. Many potential protesters were walked away from the site of the protest early, where peaceful protests the came from a wide range of groups showing little cohesion with one another.
  • Thousands attend London 'Put People First' protest

    By on March 30, 2009
    Colourful banners, interesting costumes and musical instruments were present along the Thames last Saturday as thousands gathered in London as part of the first protests related to the G20 summit on the financial crisis in East London this Thursday.
  • Pick of the Week in London

    By on March 28, 2009
    Here's cafebabel london’s choice selection on what's happening in capital in the coming week (30 March - 05 April) In Detail - The Alternative London Summit
  • Pick of the Week in London

    By on March 16, 2009
    This is cafebabel london’s choice selection on what's happening in capital in the coming week (23-29 March).
  • Convention on Modern Liberty: From the Frying Pan into the Fire?

    By on March 3, 2009
    by Sara Mojtehedzadeh Frogs, quipped Shami Chakrabati. The erosion of liberty is like cooking frogs; put them in a boiling pot, they jump out. Slowly heat up the pan, they merrily bask in its warmth, blissfully unaware that they are being cooked alive. The metaphor was an apt one.
  • Europe in the World

    By on Feb. 14, 2009
    by Kevin Perry The banking sector “is not out of the woods yet” claimed Jean Asselborn, Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg at the London School of Economics recently in a lecture entitled "Europe in the World", as he warned against re-nationalisation of banks.