East London

Girl 'Forced' To Live With Muslim Foster Family Story In The Times Sparks Divisive Debate

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

A front page story in The Times has prompted disbelief and outrage directed both at the subject discussed as well as the article itself. It details th...

Outdoor Exercise Ideas To Fill Your Lungs

Claudia Canavan | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Getting out into the wild is good for us. From reducing feelings of mental fatigue to providing stress relief to live-fast urbanites, reconnecting wit...

Meet: The Invisible Heroes Who Make Your Breakfast Happen

Claudia Canavan | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Honey-drizzled porridge, yoghurt-topped granola and life-giving coffee: breakfast has got to be the best part of the morning. From the bakers who cra...

Five Acid Attacks In 90 Minutes Leave One Victim With 'Life-Changing' Injuries

The Huffington Post | BeckyBarnes | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a spate of acid attacks that took place in east London last night [Thursday]. Five attacks were ...

Tory School Cuts Force Parents To Crowdfund For Whiteboards

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tory education cuts are forcing parents to turn to crowdfunding websites to help pay for school basics from whiteboards and computers to playgrounds a...

The East London Enterprise Helping People Bake Their Way To Better Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bakery in east London is supporting people with mental health problems by teaching them to make bread. Better Health Bakery, in Haggerston, is run b...

'Children Are Being Poisoned Now!' Fury As Tories Delay Publishing Air Quality Plan

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Politics

The Tories were today accused of allowing children and pregnant women to be poisoned by toxic fumes by refusing to publish a long-awaited plan to impr...

MPs' Children Cared For In Creches Just Yards From One Of The UK's Most Polluted Roads

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Politics

Children of MPs are being cared for within yards of some of the most polluted roads in the country, new analysis of the UK’s air quality has discove...

Multiple False Alarms Across London As Capital Remains Jumpy After Westminster Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK

A security alert in Shoreditch, East London, is the third so far today proven to be a false alarm as London remains jumpy in the aftermath of the terr...

Independent Businesses Are The Backbone Of East London - Now They're About To Disappear Forever

Lucy Vincent | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Vincent

We all know how it works in London. Cheap, previously undesirable areas have always been magnets for small businesses. The rent is low, the crowd is creative and the potential is endless. But what happens when that area becomes a victim of its own success?

How Are Urinals Still A Thing?

Scott Manley Hadley | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Scott Manley Hadley

Why does society presume that women require the privacy and toilet paper of cubicles, but that men are fine without it? Why do trendy nightclubs presume men won't poo, especially when trendy nightclubs are filled with people on the kind of drugs that are regularly cut with laxatives?

Tips For Good Mental Health In London

Nik Higgins | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nik Higgins

Given all of this, maintaining a sound mind in the Big Smoke has got to be about finding things that are readily at your disposal and using them to minimise stress - to help you manage the mental health minefield of London from within. Here are some easy, city-centric suggestions:

SIBLING Plunders Lady Di And Babs Windsor For London Fashion Week Show

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Community is a concept generating a huge amount of buzz in digital terms in the fashion industry, where brands engage customers online and build brand loyalty with the aim of learning more about them and increasing commercial success.

Inventors Club Whitechapel: Driving Social Change Through Technology Within London's East End

Ibrahim Rahman | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech
Ibrahim Rahman

My recent adventures in Tower Hamlets have filled me with inspiration. Inventors Club Whitechapel looks forward to 2017 with ambitious projects to continue their mission of highlighting and nurturing young and local talent.

East London's Watery Untold Stories

Emily Gosling | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Emily Gosling

Poor old East London. Once run down, now eye wateringly overpriced, the area has rapidly changed in the last few years alone. For all the Nathan Barle...

'Immersive Travel' In the East End, Where Every Street Has a Side-Story

Jon Wilks | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

If 2015 was the 'Year of Mobile', then 2016 is the 'Year of the Experience'. While the rest of the digital world talks about the rise of artificial intelligence (rightly so, of course), a future-facing report by travel industry observers, PSKF, identified the coming of 'intimate intelligence'.

Plunder East London's Fashion Treasure This Weekend

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 15.10.2016 | UK Style
Brooke Roberts-Islam

A handful of London's most exciting mens and womenswear designers are throwing a bargain-laden bash in East London's Vyner Street this weekend for our fashion-loving pleasure.

EXCLUSIVE: The Cereal Killer Vandals Are Totally Unrepentant Over The Weekend's 'Spilt Milk'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

The group of anarchists who vandalised an east London hipster cafe have responded to their critics, telling HuffPost UK: "It’s a fucking class war ...

Artists and Creatives Are the Real Property Developers... Blame Us

Alaric Hammond | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Alaric Hammond

My show opened last week at The Saatchi Gallery. It's mainly about London (and the underbellies of other cities), and in one of the capital's most iconic institutions. Yet I don't live here anymore. I moved up north so I could be with my son full-time but equally I'd had it with trying to find the space I needed to work and live London.

Jewish-Funded Memorial Desecrated With Meat In 'Anti-Semitic Attack'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

Vandals have desecrated a Jewish-funded memorial with meat in an apparently anti-Semitic attack in east London. The statue of Edward VII, on White...

Potbelly Brings Chicago-Style Made-to-Order Sandwiches to Westfield Stratford City

Chris Osburn | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

"Legendary" Chicago sandwich shop, Potbelly, has opened at Westfield Stratford City brings a toasted load of massive flavour to a very lucky London.

Mail On Sunday Apologises Over Unevidenced 'Muslim Crime Gang' Article

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

The Mail On Sunday has apologised for publishing an "offensive" article on a Muslim crime gang, after it was revealed there was no evidence to prove t...

Is This The Face Of Jack The Ripper?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

The identity of Whitechapel murderer Jack the Ripper contines to be of the most enduring mysteries of our time. The serial killer murdered five pr...

Everyday Is History in the Making and We Are All Historians: In My Footsteps App

Fisayo Fadahunsi | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech
Fisayo Fadahunsi

Similar to my grandparents, these residents have stories that, when shared, have the potential to teach others not only about themselves, but also about their communities. A power that they are realising through a new mobile phone app called 'In My Footsteps.'

Pale, Stale, Male: Why Getting Grime Legend Wiley Commemorated by Our University Is Serious Business

Sean Richardson | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sean Richardson

Mollah's ideas tie in to a growing complaint from the student movement at the moment - that their education is stuffed to bursting point with white, dead men. Recently, the University of the Arts London addressed this very issue, branding their courses 'stale, pale and male.'