Chinese New Year

Moving to Hong Kong: Lost in the Red Light District

Evie Burrows-Taylor | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Burrows-Taylor

With space finite and demand for it high, the city's towers are not only for banks and flats, but often host a hotchpotch of tailors, jewellers and iron mongers living harmoniously side by side. As the number of red lanterns decorating the city increased in anticipation of Chinese New Year, the possibilities for urban exploration seemed endless.

Qian Chen's Joyful Horses: Happy New Year!

The London Magazine | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
The London Magazine

Qian Chen is a respected artist from Hunan who has settled in London. He trained for many years to become adept in the classic brush techniques of the notoriously difficult Chinese water and ink painting. His obsession is the equine form and, thus, his horse is the centrepiece of the London poster.

Unfortunate Caption Fail On BBC News

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

Celebrations began Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually ...

Chinese Recipes: Asian Hotpot, Sea Bass With Chinese Spice And Sweet Chilli Chicken With Garlic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If like us, your experience of Chinese food extends mainly to takeaways, get stuck into these easy yet nutritious recipes. From Asian hotpot to sea...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy Chinese Old Year Deadline Day! Yes, it's the Year Of The Horse - good news for Cameron and Hollande's pub lunch - and we're kicking it off with ...

Char Siu Roast Pork With Wilted Greens

Linda Duffin | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

2014 is the Year of the Horse but after all the recent dodgy burger scandals I think we're on safer ground today with pork.

14 Favourite Fictional Horses To Celebrate The Year Of The Horse

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Comedy

It's Chinese New Year on 31 January - and 2014 is the Year Of The Horse. So to celebrate, here are 14 favourite fictional, four-hooved friends along w...

The Year of the Snake

Gareth Johnson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

It's a long time since my first and only visit to China - about 20 years ago actually. I'd just finished my first year of study at the University of Melbourne and I decided to go to China to visit my cousin Katrina who was studying languages at the University in Xiamen.

Funny Tweets Of The Week: The Pope, Russian Meteor And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Comedy

We think Michael Moran said it best when he tweeted: Yes, indeed. PLUS it was Pancake Day. We rounded up some of our favourite Pope funnies ...

WATCH: Lunar New Year Celebrations Across The World

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK

The Lunar New Year is being celebrated around the world on Sunday to mark the start of the year of the snake. Also known as the Spring Festival, it...

The New TomKat

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 05.02.2013 | Home

Look everyone, TomKat have been seen together! No, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes haven't buried the hatchet and got back together (sob) - there ...

Funny In 140 Characters: This Week's Best Jokes On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Welcome to this week's round-up of Twitter funnies. Indeed: welcome to the Year of the Dragon! Although we confess we're disappointed that it's not th...

Happy Chinese New Year!

Posted 23.01.2012 | UK

Asian populations worldwide are starting 15 days of celebrations as the Year of the Dragon breathes fire into the Chinese New Year today. The occas...