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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...

Shrimpy Balfour | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Shrimpy 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...

London Stations 'Shuts Down' Amid Overcrowding... 17 Days Before The Olympics Start

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

One of London's busiest tube stations was briefly closed to commuters due to overcrowding on Tuesday morning - less than three weeks before the Olympi...

Michael Rundle

King's Cross Protest: Kurdish Demonstrators Reported Injured At Station 'Flashmob'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Police made five arrests and two people were injured at King's Cross Station in London after an "impromptu" protest against Turkish airstrikes that ki...

Girls on Bikes - We Need Awareness, not Scaremongering

Alice E. Vincent | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK
Alice E. Vincent

Statistics for women cyclists in London are not good. In 2009 it was found that 10 out of 13 cyclists killed on the road were female. Considering that three times the amount of men on two wheels are hitting the roads than women, that's a daunting statistic.