911 Anniversary

Since 9/11, Racism and Islamophobia Remain Intertwined

Steve Rose | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

As the dust around the fallen towers settled, a new wave of nationalism swept across America and racism soon followed. As these ideas are often faces of the same coin... Twelve years later, and this miasma continues to fester across Europe, the United States and Britain.

What Year Did 9/11 Happen?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

As the world prepares to commemorate the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 atrocity that claimed nearly 3,000 lives and shocked the world, peopl...

Why Was 9/11 Girder Donated To Britain Left To Rust In Cambridgeshire Farmyard?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

A girder that was part of one of the Twin Towers that collapsed on 9/11 has been found rusting in a farmyard in Cambridgeshire. The 30ft piece of ...

Memories of 9/11

Neil Sinclair | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Sinclair

Tuesday September 11 started much like any other day. It was my day off work and I walked my pregnant wife Tara 20 blocks to her office. It was a beautiful clear, sunny day. When I got back to our apartment I put the TV on (sound down) and started pottering around.

The Silent Victims of 9/11

Reyhana Patel | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Politics
Reyhana Patel

Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Eleven years ago, on this very day, al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked planes and flew them into b...

The Lasting Legacy of 9/11

John Wight | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK
John Wight

More significantly, in the 10 years plus since that fateful day, the world has witnessed the best and worst of humanity.

Explaining Difficult Events to Young Children on The Anniversary of 9/11

Rachel McClary | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel McClary

There are many difficult things in life and we can't always shield our children from those things. I think it's important to help children to ask questions about things that are difficult to understand, we may not always have the answers, but maybe that in itself helps children see that some things in life are hard to explain, even for grown ups.

With Iran in his sights, why Does Anyone Still take Blair Seriously?

Mark Seddon | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK
Mark Seddon

It simply beggars belief that there are some in the British media who still take the former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, even vaguely seriously.

9/11, Libya and Memory

Jonty Langley | Posted 11.11.2011 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

If torture is wrong, if kidnap is wrong, if imprisonment without trial and mistreatment are wrong, then how afraid we are at the time we allow those things only serves as an explanation, not an excuse.

What I Learned About 9/11 From the Last Night of the Proms

Karin Robinson | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK
Karin Robinson

It couldn't have been further from the "posh people go wild" nonsense of the usual Last Night tradition, but we were only a week out from the watching the twin towers fall, and even here - even in London - we didn't know if we would ever laugh again.

Memorial Services In New York And London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.11.2011 | UK

Many of the families of the 67 British victims who died in the 9/11 attacks will attend services in London and New York on Sunday. Members of aroun...

9/11 and Global Tolerance

April Salchert | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Politics
April Salchert

Who cares what language we speak or how we speak it as long as it is not a language speaking of war and violence? Besides, when all languages and culture are peeled away, why would we be afraid of creating a global culture?

The Pakistan Aftermath: 9/11 and The War on Terror

Nabeela Zahir | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Politics
Nabeela Zahir

I remember watching the events of 9/11 unfold, outraged at the loss of life. I was only too aware that the reports spilling out about the involvement ...

In Light of 9/11: Breaking the Cycle of Ignorance and Fear

Ben Bowler | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK
Ben Bowler

In this jet-age age of information technology, there is little excuse for failing to explore world-views and perspectives other than our own cultural heritage and acquired beliefs.

Decennium 9/11 - Learning the Lessons

Andrew Staniforth | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Politics
Andrew Staniforth

For many years terrorist groups pursuing their political, religious and ideological beliefs have attacked our free and democratic way of life. Yet the largest loss of British citizens during a single terrorist attack did not occur in Britain but in the United States on 11 September 2001.

PICTURES: A Look Back At The Twin Towers

Olivia Williams | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

On 20 September 1962, the Port Authority announced the selection of Minoru Yamasaki as lead architect of the twin towers. Six years later construction...

US On Alert Following 'Credible' Terror Threat

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

The US is on high alert following reports of a possible terror attack ahead of the 9/11 anniversary on Sunday. Federal authorities are investigati...