River Thames

This Is What London Could Have Looked Like Last Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

This is the devastation that floodwater could have wreaked through London in the worst tidal surge for 60 years. But the Thames Barrier saved huge ...

Lost Porpoises Spotted In Lambeth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

An off-course pod of porpoises have been spotted in the Lambeth area, following initial sightings near Tower Bridge. Scotland Yard's Marine Policin...

A Floating Garden Bridge In London Could Become A Reality...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Joanna Lumley’s dream of a “floating paradise garden” suspended above the river Thames is set to become a reality after the Government pledged ...

MP Rescues Woman 'Floating' In The Thames

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Politics

A quick-thinking MP was involved in a dramatic rescue of a woman from the Thames near the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday evening. Stephen Gilbert wa...

Sin on the South Bank

Amy Licence | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amy Licence

Flowing through the heart of the capital, the history of the river Thames offers a powerful symbol for the lives of Londoners through the centuries. In fact, there have been people living on the site since before Roman times, washing there, catching fish and watching the horizon for signs of invaders.

WATCH: Celebrity Look Alikes In Criminal Mix-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

A boatload of celebrity look alikes got quite the scare when police tracked them down on the River Thames following public concerns of a terror attack...

False Alert Over Boat Party Shuts Down Hammersmith Bridge

The Huffington Post UK | Emily Verdouw | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Revellers on a London cruise had their party interrupted after a member of the public mistakenly thought the boat was stuck under Hammersmith bridge, ...

LOOK: Not Your Average River Cruise

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

The Queen and members of her family enjoyed a private cruise on the River Thames as the country basked in sweltering summer temperatures. The royal...

Wild Swimming: Celebrating Romance on the River

Jon Wilks | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

There's a big wedding anniversary on the horizon and I'm in charge of festivities. The wife wants to celebrate the big 10 by doing "something unusual". I can only hope we're on the same wavelength, as I've spent the last few weeks knocking about on the internet looking for wetsuits and picturesque pools in to which we shall be submerged.

Dead Whale Found In Thames Estuary

PA | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

A dead whale has been spotted floating in the Thames Estuary, prompting a local navigation warning to vessels, the Coastguard said. A passing tug s...

Man Dies After Dinghy Capsizes Off Southend

PA | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK

One man has died and another was taken to hospital after their dinghy capsized at sea. The two men, aged 71 and 73, were rescued from the water on ...

What The Duck Is Going On Here?

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

A giant rubber duck was spotted floating down the river Thames on Tuesday which had onlookers thinking they'd gone quackers. But fears of an oncomi...

Sandy has Changed the Terms of the US Debate

Iain Anderson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

for me the key thing is that Sandy has brought front and centre political issues which have not reared themselves in the campaign up until now. Climate change impacts and America's eroding 1950s and 1960s infrastructure - Democratic talking points.

First New Major River Thames Road Bridge Taking Shape

PA | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK

The first major new road bridge to be constructed over the River Thames for more than 20 years is rapidly taking shape, council officials have said. ...

Full Details Of Queen's Thames Pagent Revealed

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to join the Queen on her royal barge during the River Thames pageant celebrating the Diamond Jubilee. William...

PHOTOS: Olympic Boat 'Made From Hendrix's Guitar' To Set Sail

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

A boat crafted from 1,200 pieces of wood, including fragments from the Mary Rose and Jimi Hendrix's guitar, will be launched today as part of a nation...

Man Stabbed In 'Unprovoked' Attack On South Bank Of River Thames

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK

An IT expert is in a critical condition in hospital after he was stabbed in an apparently unprovoked attack while walking alongside the River Thames, ...

Through The Looking Glass: Reflections On The River Thames (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

Source: Barcroft Media World famous London landmarks are reflected in the still waters of the majestic River Thames in these eye-catching pictures....

Elite Olympic Security Forces Stage Tests On River Thames

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK

It was only a dry run - but if we see pictures like these in the summer it will mean something has gone seriously wrong at the London Olympics, as sec...

PHOTOS: Gangway To HMS Belfast Collapses Into Thames

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

The gangway to the London tourist attraction HMS Belfast has collapsed into the Thames to the shock of visitors and ship workers. Part of the scaff...

The Great North-South Divide

Natalie Harris-Spencer | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Harris-Spencer

I've been feeling a fair amount of blogging guilt of late. Writing is all very well and good until you stop / simply don't have enough hours in the da...

Thames Riverboat Crashes Into Pier, Injuring Four People

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

A Thames riverboat has crashed into a pier that is overlooked by some of the capital's top landmarks, police said. Four people were t...