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Discover the History of The Tower Hamlets

looks rusted and old as if it has been there a long time with a view saturation and colour alterations

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Britain's most successful gangster is out of prison and seems intent on reclaiming his empire

Twin brothers Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray were English gangsters who were foremost perpetrators of organised crime in London's East End during the 1950s and '60s.

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Traitors' Gate

Traitors Gate, Tower of London Traitors GateThe infamous entrance to the Tower of London, Traitors Gate, is the water-gate entrance to the Tower of London complex and forms part of St. Thomas' Tower, which was built to provide additional royal accommodation. The gate was designed by the Medieval architect Master James of St George on the orders of King Edward I between 1275 and 1279 to provide a new water-gate by which King Edward could arrive at the Tower by river. In the proceeding…

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Alexander McQueen: into the light

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Cane Hill Was completed in 1882 and at its peak held a maximum of 2000 patents. It was considered at the time to be a prime example for the treatment of the mentally ill. Largely unchanged this imposing Victorian asylum continued to serve the Surrey area for the next century.

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London,circa 1940: Fire rages in London shops and business premises on Ludgate Hill near St. Paul's after heavy bombing raids (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

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