Rome and London

There are several cities that have played an influential role in London’s development. Winchester was the capital of Wessex, the dominant Anglo Saxon kingdom that came to shape England. Caen in Normandy was the city of William the Conqueror, and had a big influence on London’s Norman rule and architecture. But of all the cities […]

Is London a Tax Haven?

Many people have started to describe the City of London as a giant tax haven. And one that actually sits at the centre of a vast global network of tax havens, funnelling money into itself from Crown Dependencies like the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey, from British territories like the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and […]

London and Scotland

London’s relationship with Scotland has been complex over the years. But then, London has always been a complex city. London is sometimes described as the capital of three nations; it’s the capital of England, of Britain, and of the United Kingdom. All these are separate political entities, and yet they have the same parliament based […]

Why Pray?

In a couple of weeks we’ll have our third Awaken prayer meeting for London, on Wed 21 May 2014. The first one had around 70 people gathered together to pray, and we prayed for the twin cities of London and Westminster. The second was in March, and we specifically prayed for the arts and entertainment […]