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A Reminder of the Limits to Life of a Squash Player

James Willstrop | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

The life of a squash player is one that demands focus and huge amounts of dedication and it is quite difficult to really think of anything else. Being the best you can requires full throttle effort. Which is probably why many of us get to 35 and don't have a clue in hell what to do next.

LOOK: American Apparel Welcomes Back Pubic Hair

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Pubic hair is back – at least at American Apparel it is. The always-controversial retailer has adorned mannequins in a New York store with lashi...

New Year Squash Events Underway

James Willstrop | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

2014 promises much in the way of sport, and now that the unfathomably elongated Festive period- after which people cease eating all day long and work again - has finally come to an end, we can get on with it.

Homeless Man Reunited With Family After Being Spotted In Newspaper Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A homeless man has been reunited with his family after being spotted in a cold weather picture captured by an Associated Press photographer. Nicholas ...

New York 'To Relax Cannabis Laws'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

New York state is planning to relax cannabis laws to allow limited use by seriously ill patients, according to reports. New York is following in th...

PICTURES: New York Taxi Drivers Pose For Sexy Calendar

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Comedy

One word: BEEFCAKE. Yes, we tip our hats - and blow taxi-hailing wolf-whistles - to the fine New York City cab drivers who posed for this 2014 cale...

12 Fascinating Pictures From The Day A Plane Flew Into The Empire State Building

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK


The Sickest Selfie Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

The selfie, the word synonymous with the demise of humankind, has been brought to a new low. A woman has been shamed by the New York Post after she...

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...

Metro Train Derailment In New York

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Metro-North passenger train has derailed in the Bronx area of New York City with at least four people killed and numerous injured. Despite earli...

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...

'One Word, Dumb'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

It's arguably the most stupid way possible to pass the time while waiting for a train. Police are investigating a video featuring two giggling mor...

Are Ed and David Miliband Really 'Best Friends'?

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Kallenbach

The most interesting aspect for me in Ed Miliband's appearance last Sunday on Desert Island Discs was the clearly uncomfortable discussion between him and Kirsty Young, the very excellent presenter of the programme, about his relationship with his brother David...

Get Your Kicks: The Top Ten Songs That Inspired Me to Discover America

Mike Gerrard | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gerrard

I've driven bits of Route 66, gone walking in Memphis, been 90 miles out of Atlanta by sundown and seen the cathedral mountains of Colorado. Of my top ten songs for inspiring travel in the USA, I've experienced nine of them personally. But, so far at least, I've only been to Carolina in my mind.

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 48 - An Auction House 'After Hours'

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

Banksy is all the rage in NY at the moment as he has blazed through the city graffittying hither and thither and stirring up a hornet's nest of opinion about what art is. The outgoing Mayor has ultimately spoken that all graffiti should be removed, but Banksy's celebrity means that people are trying to preserve the work. Complex indeed.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Don't Mention The Spying!

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 6 November 2013... 1) DON'T MENTION THE SPYING! The Germans aren't pleased. The Independent's spla...

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 47 - Caravan in New York

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

I am in New York, and yes, I am visiting another art fair- this one is the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York.

No Time for the Olive Branch: Profile on Samia Halaby

Tam Hussein | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tam Hussein

Critics might accuse the majority of the Palestinian diaspora's work as being political, and by implication less worthy of praise. But Halaby embraces the label. "Semantics!" she says to The Majalla, "Don't be fooled: everything we do is political. Staying silent is political . . . Yes, my art is political."

The Spirit of Lou Reed is Very Much Alive

Will Black | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Will Black

When I was a teenager the only Lou Reed song I heard on the radio was Walk on the Wild Side. Even pirate stations, which I would listen to in the early hours of the morning, only seemed to play that song - which is odd when you consider the fact that not all Lou Reed songs mention blow jobs and amphetamine abuse.

PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Now and Then

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza, Elliot Wagland | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeastern coast of America exactly a year ago today affecting 24 states, taking 285 lives and estimated damages amounted to...

Art Meets Fashion: BLK DNM x Gardar Eide Einarsson SS14

Kate Lawson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

The SS14 collection for women and men continues its modern interpretation of key basics - denim, leather, knitwear and tailoring - but this time with the introduction of print in the form of graphic word art by Einarsson.

Teen Caught 'Shoplifting', With Dead Baby In Bag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

A teen arrested for shoplifting in a Victoria's Secret store was carrying a dead foetus in her shopping bag, police discovered. Tiona Rodriguez, 17...

LOOK: 'Skinniest Skyscraper Ever' Planned For New York

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Tech

A new residential tower planned for New York may be able to lay claim to the title of skinniest skyscraper in the world. Despite being 411.5 metres...

Top 5 Iconic US Tourist Spots

Stephen M. Baker | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen M. Baker

I noticed recently that it was Christopher Columbus Day and so asked my work colleagues what they considered to be the most iconic tourist spots in America. Here's our top 5! How many have you seen?

This Stall Was Selling REAL Banksy Prints

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

Banksy rip-offs are ten a-penny, so browsers at an art stall could have been forgiven for thinking the spray painted images sold by an anonymous middl...