New England Now: Because Of Its History

Lynn Houghton | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

You may have noticed that I have a thing about culture and, particularly, history. Possibly because I grew up in a somewhat sanitised suburb south of Los Angeles where all the houses, and most of us kids, pretty much looked the same.

Trump Applauds Protesters 'Speaking Out Against Bigotry And Hate'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

Donald Trump on Saturday praised protesters in Boston who demonstrated against white nationalism in events mirrored across America in the aftermath of...

Cheat On New York With Boston...

Gina Lyons | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

I love visiting New York. Central Park. The shopping. The swanky bars and Brooklyn. Oh, Brooklyn. You have a piece in my heart, you really do. But late last year, we did something I'm going to admit to you now. I'm oddly proud of it too, which might seem distasteful. Ok, here goes.

You're Not Too Fat Or Too Slow To Run A Marathon

Alison King | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison King

How does a back of the packer get to run in the world's most prestigious marathon and be on the starting line with an icon of our sport? I'd love to ...

Why Bringing Tragedy To Life Through Film Is Important

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

On Patriots’ Day, April 15, 2013, a pair of homemade pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line of America’s annual Boston Marathon, kill...

Is Brexit Bringing People Together?

Marie Maurer | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Politics
Marie Maurer

Boston, Lincolnshire. The 'most divided town in England'. The highest Brexit vote. And the so-called 'murder capital'. On the surface, not exactly t...

Those Who Voted for Leave Aren't Stupid - They're Angry

Henry Bull | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Politics
Henry Bull

I was born and raised in Boston, Lincolnshire, one of the most Eurosceptic areas in the UK and the town polled as most likely to vote to leave the EU in the entire country. These voters are my friends, my family and my ex-colleagues, and they aren't stupid - they're scared because their community has been neglected for decades and they feel powerless to change it.

'The Hateful Eight' and 'Spotlight' - Reviewed

Harry Crawford | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

Normally I stay for the quotes, the pop culture, the film techniques and references. Now I want to rewatch it for the character and plot development; even if it amounts to nothing more than a Western tinged big screen adaptation of Cluedo. But will fans of Tarantino applaud it? I doubt it...

Mystery Over Body Of Dead Girl, 4, Found In Plastic Bag

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
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Police are appealing for help in identifying a young girl whose body was found in a plastic bag in a harbour in Boston. A computer-generated image...

Anthony Gilardi: Acting Coach Training Hippos in Southern California

Kay Smythe | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

In my experience, all the best stories start with a central character. All great ensemble casts need leader and in the lives of many, acting coach Ant...

Band Surprises Airport Passengers With Impromptu Paddy's Day Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

Passengers were taken aback when they received an early St Paddy's Day surprise gig in the middle of Boston's Logan airport. American Celtic punk ...

These People Actually Had To Be Warned Not To Jump Into The Snow In Their Pants

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Comedy

The mayor of snow-hit Boston has been forced to step in after residents started sharing videos of themselves jumping into huge piles of the white stuf...

When Cities Have Skin in the Game

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Mark Esposito

What is that makes a city a successful place to live, work and grow our families? The answer does not come easily and cannot be searched online. It is one of those dimensions of life that cannot be measured by economic indicators or employment figures. It needs more.

Naked Man Falls Through Airport Toilet Ceiling, Attacks Pensioner

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK

Police were called to a Boston airport on Saturday after a naked man fell through the ceiling of a woman’s toilet. Cameron Shenk was in the buff...

Video Captures Terrifying Moment Ebola Team Removes Passengers From US Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Panic-stricken passengers have recorded the moment emergency workers in protective suits removed five people on board a flights from Dubai who were fe...

This Good Will Hunting Fan's Tribute To Robin Williams Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

A fan of the late, great Robin Williams has paid a moving tribute to the actor’s Academy-Award winning performance in Good Will Hunting. Flowers...

Boston Marathon Sets Off One Year After Terrorist Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

One year on from the terrorist attack that left three dead and 260 injured, thousands of runners lined up on Monday to take part in the Boston Maratho...

Boston Marathon: Then And Now

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

A year on from the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, the city has come together to remember its victims. Families of the casualties attended a ...

Black Labrador Is A Full Time Concierge At Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

What to tip the hotel concierge – a coin, a note… a sweet potato and venison treat? For Catie Copley the latter would be preferable. The 13-year-o...

Four US Students JAILED For Having Too Many Wild Parties

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Four university students were sent to jail for three days after throwing repeated wild parties at their student house in Boston, US. More than 1,00...

Boston's 'Famous Five' Rewarded

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

The young chaps who fixed a bike rack in Boston after a boozy night out have been honoured - with Champagne and kebabs. The so-called "famous five"...

New Squash Season Well Underway

James Willstrop | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

The first squash action after the summer break commenced over the last week or two across various parts of the globe. Gregory Gaultier won his seventh European Individual Championship in Herentals in Belgium, beating Germany's Simon Rosner in the final and Camille Serme won the women's title beating Natalie Grinham making it a French double.

Honesty Pays Off As Homeless Boston Man Discovers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK

A homeless man from Boston has been feted for a selfless act of honesty when he returned thousands of dollars to their rightful owner. Glen James,...

LOOK: Not What You'd Expect From A Lad's Night Out

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

It's not what you might expect from a group of lads after a night out. Hanging around a kebab shop, they spot a broken bicycle rack - and decide to...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Arrives In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

The young man suspected of orchestrating the Boston Marathon bombing has arrived in court on Wednesday, where he will face survivors of the tragedy. ...