Kings Cross

Commuter Chaos As Kings Cross Station Evacuated At Peak Of Rush Hour

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

London's Kings Cross station was thrown into chaos on Tuesday morning as hundreds of commuters were evacuated. Emergency at King's Cross station! ?...

Armed Police Board Tube Train In Search Of Attack Suspect

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Armed police officers searched a London Underground train on Tuesday in search of someone they believed had attacked a man. British Transport Poli...

Pizza Union Opens at King's Cross

Chris Osburn | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

Yeah, I was actually really chuffed when I found out Pizza Union had opened a sister site - especially as I'm dashing through King's Cross all the time these days and simply knowing there's another location where I can go to enjoy a kindly priced Pizza Union pie has me feeling thriftier (and hungrier).

You Can Now Swim In A Pond In Central London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

The King's Cross Pond Club, London’s latest boutique outdoor pool, opened to the public this week, offering fresh water public bathing in the heart ...

Journalists and Railways - Sceptical Harrumphing, and a Duty to Maintain Ignorance

Karl Davis | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK
Karl Davis

Today heralded more hysterical headlines from the Daily Mail and others regarding overrunning engineering works in London...

Good Luck Trying To Travel Anywhere Today

PA | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Finsbury Park station has been closed due to over-crowding. Snow and blizzards have swept through large parts of Britain, leaving many trav...

Kings Cross Disaster: 27 Years on, Boris Johnson et al Are Playing With Fire

Karl Davis | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK
Karl Davis

History doesn't just repeat, it gathers its forces at the borders of ignorance and complacency, ready to stage a guerrilla attack...

WWI Train Pulls Into The Station To Commemorate Those That Never Returned

PA | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

A specially liveried train carrying stories of the fallen from WWI pulled into King's Cross station this morning as 100 members of the armed forces pa...

Happy Wednesday! London Commuters Endure Hellish Maze Of Queues

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A glance at these pictures is likely to make you want to put your head in your hands and climb back into bed. So spare a thought for the poor comm...

London's Best Hotel Cocktail Bars

Jane Egginton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'This is the perfect breakfast drink', our otherwise tactiturn barman announces as he puts a Prestige Fizz - Bombay Sapphire gin with vermouth, celery, cucumber and mint topped with champagne - on the 30-foot-long bar.

7/7 Memorial Defaced On Terror Attack's Anniversary (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

The memorial commemorating the victims of the July 7 bombings on London has been defaced just hours before survivors and bereaved families gather to c...

Kings Cross: Sustainable Development in the Heart of London

Gregory Borne | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK
Gregory Borne

The 2012 London Olympic Games was touted as the most sustainable games ever and it was at the time the biggest construction project in Europe, today another development is underway in London that also boasts to be the largest in Europe

London Chessboxing's Fight Not to Be Taken Too Seriously

Marvin Williams | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport
Marvin Williams

The misconception is that chessboxing novelty will eventually wear off, hence the resistance on behalf of the sponsors. However, continued sold out shows, expansion across the country, entertained punters, new athletes and chessboxing gyms suggest differently, and are all things that London Chessboxing takes very seriously.

Archbishop Says Gay Marriage Stance Could Be Seen As 'Wicked'

PA | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that his stance against gay marriage could be seen as "wicked". While the Most Rev Justin Welby said he would...

Grain Store - What Hyperbole Was Invented for

Emma Sheppard | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Sheppard

Grain Store is really rather charming and has achieved the tricky task of combining quirky flavours with foods you actually want to eat, in a place that makes you happy. I'm so jealous of anyone yet to experience it. Get down to King's Cross soon. What a treat you have in store.

Bowie Fest

Matthew Highton | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Matthew Highton

Every so often my Mum reminds me of the time she caught me singing, very out of tune, to David Bowie's 'Changes' - an event that kept me off Karaoke f...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Greetings, Super Fans- and welcome to the start of another fantastic week of new music. How about another bunch to get you started as we see what's coming up towards March?

Paul Caister Founder of The Poor School

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 19.01.2013 | Home
Gia Marie Barbera

It was a grey Monday morning - until I sat down with Paul Caister, founder of The Poor School, in King's Cross. The mischievous, witty, actor/director turned teacher, who wears his glasses on the end of his nose, is a true gentleman.

Tube Fire Anniversary Safety Fears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

The 25th anniversary of a devastating Tube station fire will be marked on Sunday by a transport union concerned about current Underground safety. T...

London: Hidden Culinary Gems

Laura Pearson-Smith | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Pearson-Smith

We all know the most famous and stylish places to eat, drink and snack in London; but if you scratch under the surface, there are some great lesser-known places on offer from this bustling city.

Massive 3D 'Water Screen' To Stun London Canal With 'Psychedelic Ballet'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Tech

A massive screen made of water will project a 3D geometric 'psychedelic ballet' over a London's Regents' Canal. Artist Max Hattler has been commiss...

PHOTOS: Runaway Dog Boards Train To London

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Naughty Frankie! The adventurous Jack Russell from Gravesend, Kent, recently gave his owners the slip during the early hours and ran away to London. (...

300 Evacuated From Fire At Kiwi House In King's Cross

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

New Zealand's Olympics hospitality house during London 2012 has caught on fire - after an outdoor barbecue exploded on Wednesday evening. The fire ...

Not All Those Who Wander are Lost...

Xochi Balfour | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Xochi Balfour

So says Tolkein, anyway. And wandering and roaming is exactly what we want to do in our rainbo van. To that end, we decided last week to spread our wings and leave Leather Lane behind in search of new horizons and mouths to feed.

Met Police Officer Sacked After Tirade At Takeaway Kiosk

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

A Metropolitan Police officer has been sacked after drunkenly abusing a takeaway manager at a railway station. Pc Philip Juhasz, 31, hurled abuse a...