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Muslim Group Plans London March Against Alcohol

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK

A group of Muslim extremists plan to hold an anti-alcohol demonstration has been dismissed as a stunt. Members of The Shariah Project, believed to ...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Extreme Halloween Cake Shop

Rebecca Williams | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

It's almost Halloween and this year's 'Eat Your Heart Out' pop up cake shop came back for its third year. Miss Cakehead and her collective of food artists presented 'Feed The Beast' and I went to take a look.

Prime Arts Destination During Frieze Week Happening in Brick Lane

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

The Other Art Fair is the UK's largest artist-led fair, attracting thousands of art buyers, collectors, journalists and gallerists from across London. Following an overwhelming amount of artist applications earlier in the year, this autumn will see more exhibiting artists than ever before.

New World Disorder - D*Face at StolenSpace Gallery

Bob Chaundy | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

The exhibition is aptly entitled New World Disorder though the idea reflects his fascination with consumerism, materialism and social dysfunction.

Bernstock Speirs 30th Anniversary (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Style
Crane.tv

Paul Bernstock and Thelma Speirs have been designing hats together since 1982. To mark their 30th Anniversary the pair are showcasing pieces from the ...

Literary Controversies Since the Rushdie Affair

Claire Chambers | Posted 19.11.2012 | Home
Claire Chambers

The British protests against Rushdie's novel and these more recent protests are commonly understood in terms of the free speech versus religious offence argument. But it is important to think beyond this limiting binary to attain a greater degree of intercultural understanding in twenty-first century Britain.

Immodesty Blaize: A Venus On Tour

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Immodesty's metier is burlesque, which derives from the Italian word burla, meaning joke or mockery, and can be a literary, dramatic or musical work. The term has been commonly used in the US to refer to performances in a variety show format, something which irks her.

Art Car Boot Fair 2012

Kerry Hudson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Kerry Hudson

Last weekend provided East London with a sun scorching through a clear blue sky, the busiest streets streets I've seen this year, and the annual Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair.

Joanna Lumley Fronts Marks And Spencer Swap And Shop Campaign

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Actress Joanna Lumley is fronting a new Marks & Spencer campaign aimed at changing clothes shopping habits towards greater recycling. The retailer ...

Escape to the City | My Stay at the Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

Moving house for the sixth time in under four years, you'd think I'd be immune to the stress it generates. Oh how I wish that were true! But alas, as ...

Why You Have to Watch 'The Only Way Is Dalston'

Scott Bryan | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Scott Bryan

We love these programmes because we hate their arrogance and we love every opportunity that they either fluff their lines and say something bizarre or incoherent, and come across like pretentious idiotic losers. East London certainly has a few people who are like this.