New York City

Mugger Apologises 35 Years Later After Finding Victim On Facebook

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Tech

A New Yorker has apologised to a man for mugging him 35 years ago, after finding him on Facebook. Michael Goodman, who is now 53, admitted to robbi...

Macy's Day Parade Takes Place Despite Strong Winds In New York

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Native New Yorkers and tourists witnessed the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, despite freezing winter weather and strong winds, t...

Mystery, Excitement Flow in Equal Measure Over 'SuperDollar' Makeover

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

It must be a sheer coincidence, but here it is. When American government went into shutdown mode, a new Benjamin was out after much delay at production stages. Does it seem to speak of the better days to come? Go ahead and place your bets, it just might be the case.

Birthday Getaways | Stylish Indulgence in NYC

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

I had made up my mind, I would not allow my 30th birthday to transpire without an explosion of fun and indulgence. And so I embarked on my very first trip to New York City, for a birthday getaway of culture, fine dining and pampering.

The Invisible New Yorkers

Harry Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

Homelessness has become a sad fixture of modern life. Tonight, over fifty-five thousand New Yorkers will be sleeping in a shelter, others on the streets. Twenty-one thousand of them are children.

NYPD Officially Endorse iOS 7 - And For A Pretty Good Reason

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Tech

Apple's new mobile operating system might have its detractors, but it also has at least one big fan: the New York City Police Department. According...

The Message That Warned of 9/11 And Still Matters

Simon J Clark | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK
Simon J Clark

Because of the Pakistani man's explanation of the message, for me the terrible events of September 11, 2001 came to testify to the need for the American government to understand the sometimes hidden negative impact of its actions, for America's own wellbeing.

Stylish Shopping Cities

Aimee Avory-Adams | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Avory-Adams

With the fashion capitals of the world preparing for autumn, and Fashion Week, what better time to delve into the brilliance of some of the most stylish shopping destinations around the world? From designer boutiques to vintage fashion shows, find out where you need to be this autumn to feel preened, pampered and at the forefront of the latest trends.

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

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

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...