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Christmas in the Capital With Kids

Shumailla Dar | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shumailla Dar

In the run up to Christmas most working parents will have already planned their Christmas leave, but taking time off is the easy part - what isn't so easy is making sure you have enough things planned that make the Christmas holidays fun for the whole family (especially if this year you're having a 'staycation'!)

The Libertines at Hyde Park Was a Much Needed Injection of Rock and Roll

Lisa Higgins | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Higgins

There were crowd crushes, there were flares, there were naked guys climbing up towers and there were bloody noses. But aside from all the ominous scenes and injured gig goers that have dogged the headlines since Saturday, The Libertines at Hyde Park was a much needed injection of much-missed rock and roll.

Black Sabbath Time: Ozzy in the Park

Will Stubbs | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Will Stubbs

What do you do with your World Cup buzz when England has been knocked out? You take it to Hyde Park to watch the royal oaks sway and Park Lane's billionaire windows get battered by downtuned guitars and drum fills exploding like a 21-gun salute. It's British Summer Time. Scratch that. It's Sabbath Day.

PHOTOS: £3m London House Gutted By Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Fire crews and other emergency services battled a fire at a £3 million property on one of the most expensive streets in London on Tuesday night. T...

Man Charged Over 1982 Hyde Park Bomb Attack

PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four British soldiers in the 1982 Hyde Park IRA bomb blast. John Downey, 61, of County Doneg...

Outside Dining - Before the End of Summer

James Emtage | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Emtage

With the summer of sun still going strong, London is LOVING its alfresco dining at the mo. And with the long evenings just still dragging out and slowly merging into that golden Autumnal feel, it's time to make the most of eating outside, before the chill sets in for winter.

Leaving the Muddy Field Far Behind - Today's Very Different Kind of Festival

David Atkinson | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Atkinson

Today, an increasingly demanding festival-goer expects no less than this smorgasbord of experiences and activities to choose from. And they certainly won't accept being disappointed. AEG Live, of course, are no strangers to big landmark initiatives, having breathed new life into the Millennium Dome as the O2, now a leading events venue.

Police Round On Roma Gypsies Camped In London's West End (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Romanian gypsies in London's West End, who have been begging and sleeping rough on the grass under Marble Arch, were the targets of a dawn raid by pol...

Ten Essential Gig Rules for Festival Season

Olivia Rudgard | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Rudgard

What with festival season coming up, here are ten essential guidelines for preserving peace and individual sanity at the front of a music festival crowd...

Elton Cancels Huge Gig

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sir Elton John has cancelled a headline performance at London's Hyde Park after being diagnosed with appendicitis. The star had been due to perform...

Colin Firth's Eye-Popping Lake Scene Brought To (Larger Than) Life

PA | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Colin Firth's eye-popping lake scene from 'Pride And Prejudice' has been brought to life once again - with a giant statue positioned in a well-known l...

Why Do The Stones Want Adele?

PA | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mick Jagger is reportedly hoping to sign up Adele for a duet at the Rolling Stones' Hyde Park gigs. The Rolling In The Deep singer is apparently to...

Man Charged Over 1982 IRA Hyde Park Bombing Murders

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

John Anthony Downey has been charged with the murders of four soldiers in the IRA's 1982 Hyde Park bombing, Scotland Yard has said. The 61-year-old...

London In 1927: Breathtaking Pre-War Footage Of Our Beloved Metropolis (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK

Flat caps, trams, open-topped buses and even a horse and cart: welcome to London, circa 1927. Yet this is no dusty, sepia-smudged stroll down memo...

Five Can't Miss London Parks

Party Earth | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Party Earth

London is known for its world-class attractions, iconic landmarks, and topnotch shops and restaurants. It's home to Big Ben, the Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, and the Buckingham Palace, to just name a few. Tourists from all over the world are constantly infiltrating the city and exploring all of these various attractions. However, we know how difficult it can be when narrowing down the most worthy. So we've made it easier for you and have picked the five best London parks that you will not want to miss while exploring the city.

Stones To Return To Hyde Park

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Stones are rolling back into Hyde Park almost 44 years to the day that they played a famous free concert there. The band, who are also the top ...

Clapham: A Curious Case

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Doughty

Sunday morning and the three-stop southbound journey from London Victoria to Stockwell is largely unremarkable. Those present, engrossed in their daily newspapers or quietly nattering to neighbours, are dulled to the journey south of the river.

Live Review - Blur at BT London Live in Hyde Park for the Olympics Closing Ceremony

Carly Wilford | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Throughout the Olympics Hyde Park has been a wonderful community, bringing together people from all over the world to get involved with the games, right in the heart of the capital.

Brownlee Attacks Penalty 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport

Alistair Brownlee has launched an attack against triathlon organisers after describing the penalty his brother Jonathan picked up at the Olympic event...

Brownlee Wins Gold

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Sport

UPDATE: John Brownlee is fine. Both brothers collect their Olympic medals. UPDATE: Race officials have announced that there will be a delay of 30 m...

'I'll Never Have To Buy A Drink Again'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK

Cycling hero Bradley Wiggins said he will probably never have to buy a drink again after he made Britain proud with an Olympic gold medal and a Tour d...

Madonna's Coming (Back) - Everybody Hide!

Daniel Warner | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home
Daniel Warner

There's a new disease in town and although not deadly or likely to have you laid up in bed for weeks, it's gaining momentum and spreading from old girl to old girl, gay to gay. It doesn't seem to have affected middle aged men, they got over it years ago and teenagers are naturally immune, they couldn't seem to care less.

Sir Tom Jones Too Till To Perform At Hyde Park

PA | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Sir Tom Jones has apologised to fans after pulling out of a huge concert in London's Hyde Park which is part of the Olympic celebrations. The Welsh...

Switching Off Springsteen: An Explanation

Audrey Lewis | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Politics
Audrey Lewis

Steven van Zandt used The Huffington Post to decry what he said was the "toxic bureaucracy" of Westminster Council and its "rigid and mindless" action in curtailing the Saturday night concert by Bruce Springsteen after it overran. As chairman of licensing at Westminster City Council, I'd like to offer a word of explanation in what has become a very high decibel row.

Why Do Brits Hate the London Olympic Games?

Mark Hillary | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

What is it about being British? We go and invent all the best sports in the world and then give great sportsmen like Andy Murray a hard time about whether he is more Scottish or more British - or ever going to win at Wimbledon.