By Elaine Donnelly
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London Heathrow Airport or Heathrow , in the London Borough of Hounslow, is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the fourth busiest airport in the world (as of 2010) in terms of total passenger traffic, handling more international passengers than any other airport around the globe. It is also the busiest airport in the European Union by passenger traffic and the second busiest in Europe given the number of traffic movements, with a figure surpassed only by Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. - Source: Wikipedia
The mystery began in September when residents of a suburban street in the Mortlake neighborhood of West London woke up on a quiet Sunday morning to find the crumpled body of a black man on the sidewalk of Portman Avenue, near a convenience store, an upscale lingerie shop and a storefront offering Chinese medical cures.
British police are investigating Wednesday whether a British man and woman arrested on suspicion of supporting terrorism offenses in Syria were part of a group that held two veteran war journalists hostage in Syria in July.
The United Kingdom's famed city provided the backdrop not only for the latest Olympics but for some classic movies.
Basking in post-Olympic glory, Britain succumbed to reality Monday with commuters venturing back to work and Heathrow Airport experiencing one of its busiest days ever.
For skeptics, the Olympics were deliciously doomed: London's transport network surely would fail, Britain's athletes would flop, rain would prevail and terrorists would strike. But then the sun came out after months of sodden skies, vehicles moved briskly, there were no attacks and British athletes reeled in a shocking 65 medals.
Mitt Romney may be just what the London Olympics needed. In little more than 24 hours in London, the U.S. presidential candidate has gotten Britons to stop complaining about bumper-to-bumper traffic, cringing about cost overruns and fretting about shoddy security — and instead start taking pride in their country's long-awaited day in the sun.
The opening ceremony still is 11 days away, but for athletes and Londoners, the Olympics started Monday. Thousands of competitors descended upon the Athletes Village and training camps, Heathrow Airport experienced its busiest day ever, London drivers grappled with the city's first "Games Lane" and preparations shifted into the highest gear.
The opening ceremony is still 11 days away, but for athletes and Londoners, the Olympics started Monday.
Forget the headline news from London. To feel the pulse of a nation, you need to explore the provinces. After waiting in line for three hours to get through the United Kingdom Border Agency's passport control at Heathrow Airport recently, a group of Americans started complaining rather loudly - at which point extra police were drafted.
During the past week or so, Brian Williams had so much going on that learning he'd have a new competitor in CBS' Scott Pelley was the least of it.