St Pauls Cathedral

Conserving The Past Must Not Curtail The Future

Mark Boleat | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Mark Boleat

Picture the scene: a new bridge is built in London, and the public hate it. An architect comments that "it represents the vice of tawdriness and pretentiousness" and a local paper calls it London's "ugliest public work". What was this architectural monstrosity? None other than London landmark Tower Bridge...

Church 'Has Long Way To Go' Over Ordaining Women

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Church of England still has a "long way to go" as he spoke of the scars and "hurt" suffered by campaigners i...

First Woman Organist at London's St Paul's Cathedral

University of Toronto News | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK
University of Toronto News

When University of Toronto alumna Rachel Mahon takes up the position of William and Irene Miller Organ Scholar at St Paul's Cathedral in London, U.K. for the 2014/15 academic year, she will be the first woman to hold any organist post at the Cathedral.

The Shard Is the St Paul's Cathedral Of Our Times

Gabriel Byng | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK
Gabriel Byng

One is a monstrous addition to the London skyline which dominates views of the city and has divided public opinion between those who hate it and those who loathe it. The other is the Shard.

Thatcher Funeral Cost £3.6m, Downing Street Reveals

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Politics

Baroness Thatcher's ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral cost the taxpayer an estimated £3.6 million, Downing Street said today. The figure i...

Jessica Elgot

Anti-Thatcherites Urged To Channel Funds Into Hillsborough And Miners' Charities

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Two campaigners are urging Thatcher-haters to turn their karma around, by donating to charities that help "victims" of her policies, instead of snipin...

'She Specifically Did Not Want A State Funeral'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK

Margaret Thatcher's body will be taken back the Iron Lady's spiritual home, the Palace of Westminster, in preparation for her funeral next Wednesday, ...

Occupy This: One Year on From St Pauls

Andrew Smith | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Politics
Andrew Smith

The form of the protest was always unsustainable, and a movement that seeks to represent 99% of people will always have its work cut out if it has already alienated 80%. The reality is that even when compared to other left wing movements the numbers were miniscule.

Occupy Protesters Chained To Pulpit In St Paul's Cathedral

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Four women from the Occupy movement chained themselves to the pulpit in London's St Paul's Cathedral during evensong. The women, dressed in white, ...

Michael Caine, Mary Quant And John Frieda Among Stars At Vidal Sassoon Memorial (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sir Michael Caine, Zandra Rhodes and John Frieda were among the stars who paid tribute to Vidal Sassoon at a memorial service in London on Friday. ...

Review of Paternoster Chop House, London

V.C. Linde | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
V.C. Linde

A great location is luckily just the start here with skilled cooking right across the menu.

'Paralympic Sport Has Power To Change The World'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

One of Britain's greatest ever Paralympians said London 2012 would make people think differently about disabled sport at a service in honour of the Ga...

Murder and Mayhem in London - My Father, the Tourist Who Cannot Hear

Sorab Shroff | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sorab Shroff

My father has never left the tiny corner of Mumbai in which he lives. He was born deaf, at a time when being disabled meant you were condemned to a limited formal education. His trip, stressful and unforgettable, helped me see London - and my father - differently. With Father's Day coming up, it helped us look at my dad through clear, unsentimental eyes of grown up adults.

Leaders' Wives Dress To Impress At Service For Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

The Queen arrived for the Jubilee thanksgiving service looking elegant in a fine silk tulle and mint green chiffon drape – and the wives of the poli...

Fanfare Heralds Queen's Arrival At St Paul's

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

The Queen's arrival in St Paul's Cathedral was heralded by a tremendous fanfare as Her Majesty entered the historic building for a thanksgiving servic...

Queen To Broadcast Rare Message For Diamond Jubilee

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

The Queen is to give a rare special broadcast this evening, transmitted on television radio and YouTube, to give thanks for this weekend's Diamond Jub...

Dalai Lama, Templeton Prize Winner, Speaks To Arianna Huffington About Sleep, Training The Mind And Compassion (VIDEO)

Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, has told how training the mind, sleep and maintaining good emotional health can benefit society as a whole. ...

11 Arrested After Protesters Re-Occupy London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

Eleven people were arrested after a day of protest in London saw anti-capitalists from the Occupy movement pitch tents outside the Bank of England. ...

Occupy London: Protesters Return To St Paul's On Day Of Global Action

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

Anti-capitalism protesters from the Occupy movement have begun a new protest in the City of London. It is part of a global day of action seeing tho...

Calls For 'Dead Laws' To Be Repealed

PA | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK

More than 800 dead laws, some of which date back to the 14th century, should be swept away in a bid to clear up the statute book, a report said today....

Occupy Priest's New Job

PA | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

The former canon chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral has found a new position within the Church of England five months after resigning over the handling...

The Faces of Occupy: Jimmy, Lord of St Paul's

Paul Davey | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Davey

Jimmy. Photographed on Sunday 26 February just after he'd been into St Paul's Cathedral to show them his documents from the Land Registry. Quite why Jimmy decided to pose shirtless is anyone's guess - I thought he was going to strip naked!

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....

The Faces of Occupy: Des

Paul Davey | Posted 29.04.2012 | Home
Paul Davey

In the early hours of 28 February 2012, the bailiffs and the police moved in on the Occupy LSX camp at St Paul's Cathedral. Several small skirmishes and several arrests later, the camp is gone. I was not there - I am not a news photographer - but I do feel a sort of sadness.

Boris 'Glad The Law Has Taken Its Course' Over Occupy

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

Mayor of London Boris Johnson said the removal of Occupy London protesters from their long-running St Paul's encampment meant "the law had finally tak...