New York City

British Tourist Has Leg Severed By New York Taxi

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

A British woman had her leg severed by an out of control taxi in the centre of New York City on Tuesday. The accident, which happened around lunch...

Nine of the Best Gay Friendly Hotels | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

This weekend saw the UK host two of the largest Gay Pride festivals in Liverpool and Brighton, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Both cities will hold a parade and open air festival, featuring stages and street stalls accompanied by various arts and cultural events throughout the cities.

British Theatrical Invasion in NY's Sweltering Heat

Larry Jaffee | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Larry Jaffee

As long as there are boards to tread on both sides of the Atlantic, you can be sure a British-American theatrical exchange will be going on in New York.

Celebrating the Right to Be Heard: 'The Color Purple - The Musical' Premieres in London

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Joao Paulo Nunes

Despite its success with audiences after it opened on Broadway in 2005, the adaptation of Alice Walker 's novel The Color Purple into a musical play was never going to garner the most effusive of welcomes by theatre and literary critics.

'Precious' Arrives in New York

Jane Hilton | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jane Hilton

I wanted to reveal the souls of these women, and in order to do this the text could not be near the image. This has definitely worked, leaving powerful photographs and a compelling text. I couldn't have asked for better reactions. I might add that this is despite the men's magazines that wanted to publish this work, but at the last minute thought it was too controversial.

New York's Teenage Pregnancy Campaign Completely Misses The Mark

Planet Ivy | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Planet Ivy

The American campaign, with its irritating rhetorical questions and accusatory statistics, offers no advice on contraceptive methods or the choices a pregnant person has. It's all warnings and threats and videos of baby's admonishing the viewer for getting pregnant.

FBI Investigating Mysterious Drone Spotted By Jet Pilot Above New York

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Tech

The FBI are investigating reports that a mysterious drone aircraft has been spotted flying above New York City. An Alitalia pilot reported seeing a...

The Subway vs. The Tube: Which Is Better?

Corinne Purtill | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Corinne Purtill

The London Underground system turns 150 years old this month. In honor of this occasion, I'm publishing the results of a five-year independent study of the Tube and its 108-year-old American cousin, the New York City Subway.

London: Europe's Start-up 'Nation' in the Making

Priyam Sharma | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Tech
Priyam Sharma

Since our time working in the startup scene and attending countless entrepreneurial presentations and events in London and abroad, we have been getting a clear sense of what makes London a truly special place to build a startup.

New Year New York

Black Tomato | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

From its countless districts, all American and international food scene to a guaranteed sumptuous night's sleep in one of their renowned hotels NYC has it all.

Frank Aquilino: The Wisest of Guys

Jason Holmes | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Next time you're in Manhattan and in need of a little sustenance, head downtown, for down these mean streets a man must go.

Do Something Different This New Year's Eve

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 15.02.2013 | Home
Elle-Rose Williams

New York city is one of those cities that has so much to see and so much to do - you might possibly never leave! I know that's how I've always felt when I've visited. I've been to NYC twice, and each time I've thought "How awesome would it be to spend NYE here?!" and I think those suspicions would be correct.

We Are Family

Juliet Simmons | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Juliet Simmons

When I was growing up one of my favourite books was To Kill a Mockingbird. I love the bit which says that "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."

USA Welcome to Climate Change

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK Politics
Anders Lorenzen

The idea that the choice lies in either saving the climate or the economy is nonsense; dealing with the causes, effects and outcomes of climate change will provide a huge economic stimulus it itself. Which begs the question, what are they waiting for.

Brits Flee Storm Damage As New Yorkers Count The Cost

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Britons are heading back across the Atlantic after Superstorm Sandy left many stranded along the East Coast, with flights cancelled, power cuts, roads...

Brits Abandoned Passports And Belongings As Sandy Hits

Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

British nationals forced to leave their belongings in hotels when they fled Hurricane Sandy are being issued with emergency passports to help them get...

Sandy Claims 126 Lives And Raises Fears Of Food Shortages

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

A day after Sandy made landfall on the American east coast, those affected in the US and Caribbean are counting the human, economic and political cost...

Superstorm Sandy Causes Coffins To Rise From Their Graves

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

In a final insult to an already battered and bruised US East Coast population, Superstorm Sandy has caused coffins to rise up from the ground. The ...

PICTURES: 'Apocalyptic' Destruction Left In Sandy's Wake

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

Scenes of devastation were witnessed across the East Coast on Tuesday, as Americans woke up to apocalyptic-scale destruction. Superstorm Sandy tore...

'We Will Dig Out From Under And We Will Be Back'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

US Authorities are facing a major clean up operation after superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast overnight, killing as least 40 people, reporte...

Sandy Batters US East Coast

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK

Superstorm Sandy battered parts of the East Coast of the US overnight, with at least 13 dead. Five and a half million people do not have power and ...

Stop Criticising 'Girls'; Start Criticising Yourself

Jemimah Steinfeld | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jemimah Steinfeld

Girls features an exclusively white cast both in terms of its main characters and its peripheral ones, and this has been a source of much condemnation. But instead of criticising Girls and Lena Dunham, its writer, we should really criticise ourselves.

The East Coast, Shifting Tree Branches, Gas Station Confusion and Pleasant Border Guards

Tim Thornton | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

It's big. It's got tall buildings. It speaks French. It has strange red flashing traffic lights that confuse the hell out of us. It's like a cross between a North American city (which it is), a Scottish city like Aberdeen or Edinburgh (which it isn't), and in some strange way (and I'm really gonna get lambasted for this one) - Sydney. Where am I?

Soda Taxes Will Make Us Less Free, Not Less Fat

Tom Bailey | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Politics
Tom Bailey

At the forthcoming UK Liberal Democrat conference, a tax on soda drinks will be proposed. Predictably the reason given was that they wish to promote a "healthier and more sustainable diet" through taxation

Lose Yourself and Your Passport in New York (Via Boston)

Courtney Smith | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Courtney Smith

I had been counting down the days feverishly for months. It was the last thing I thought of before I went to sleep, and the first thing I thought of when I woke. It consumed me, vigorously updating my statuses as though people actually cared that it was only 142 days, 141 days etc until my first visit to the USA.