London

London, United Kingdom

There is a ray of sunshine in the City of London. Employees take advantage of it to have a short break in the courtyard and check their emails. May 2016. Il y a un rayon de soleil sur la City à Londres. Les employés en profitent pour faire une courte pause dans la cour et regarder leurs…

Londres

London, United Kingdom

The London headquarters of the Institute of Directors are housed at 116 Pall Mall. The venue is only open to members of the Institute and their guests. In the summer, cocktail parties take place in the gardens. June 2013. Le siège londonien de l’Institute of Directors, un club privé, est situé au 116 Pall Mall.…

London

London, United Kingdom

 Even though this branch of Hinduism is often regarded as a sect, it is quite common to meet Hare Krishna adepts in London. George Harrison of the Beatles contributed to its development in the United Kingdom. April 2007. Même si cette branche de l’hindouisme est souvent considérée comme une secte, il est assez courant de rencontrer…

London, United Kingdom

Sir Robert Peel (1778-1850) invented the modern police in England. In London, the policemen are so identified with the politician who created them that they were referred to as “Bobbies”, after the popular nickname for Robert. November 2014. Sir Robert Peel (1778-1850) a inventé la police moderne en Angleterre. A Londres, les policiers sont tellement associés à…

Londres

London, United Kingdom

In the 1960’s, Carnaby Street was one of the coolest destinations of the Swinging London as the Marquee Club was located around the corner. Many years later, these two English girls have kept the spirit alive. November 2014. Dans les années 60, Carnaby Street était une des destinations les plus cools du Swinging London car…

London

London, United Kingdom

The practice of wearing clothes decorated with so-called pearl, actually mother-of-pearl buttons, originated in the 19th century. The people wearing them are called Pearly Kings and Queens, or pearlies. Each group is associated with a church in central London and is committed to raising money for London-based charities. The Pearly King and Queens of Tower…

Londres

London, United Kingdom

On November 8 2014, for Remembrance Day, thousands of Londoners gathered in front of the Tower of London. 888,246 ceramic poppies had been planted in the moats to symbolize the dead of World War I. November 2014. Le 8 Novembre 2014, le Jour du Souvenir, des milliers de Londoniens se sont réunis devant la Tour…