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How We Ended Up at Heathrow for 4 O'Clock This Morning

Max De Lucia | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

We're in the air en route to Lisbon for the first leg of a once in a lifetime journey around the world in fourteen days. It's early and whilst the team rest up before a day exploring the city, it seems like a good opportunity to reflect on where we are at.

Get Into the Groove: Why Pussy Riot Should Start Doing Disco Songs

Neil Durkin | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova's campaigning in Russia has always involved a recognition of the need to properly respect women's and LGBTI people's rights and with the Sochi Winter Olympics and its extremely gay-unfriendly backdrop just days away, I hope that Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova can be enticed to knock out a few disco tunes.

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 61 - NY-Miami-NY-London

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

The New York Winter Antiques Show is a bastion of the New York social scene and the season opener for the local art and antique trade.

New York Is Going To Gas The Swans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

If you thought it was cruel to kill the cuddly badger, wait until you hear what is planned for the symbol of love. Swans, the graceful bird most li...

An Englishman (Stranded) in New York

Nigel Cannings | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech
Nigel Cannings

"New York, New York. It's a wonderful town" - That is until the snow comes down... It just goes to show that you can never be too prepared or too forewarned. In advance of my arrival in the Big Apple on Monday, I had checked the weather, conscious that some of the worst winter storms in memory had plagued much of North East during the back end of last year.

Look How Hideously Unaffordable London Property Is (GRAPH)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

London's property prices are continuing to soar higher and higher as the government fails to get enough new homes built to keep up with demand. In ...

9 Pictures Of New Yorkers Falling On Their Way To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

New York City was hit by unexpected and prolonged snowfall on Tuesday, leaving many residents waking up a day later with the prospect of a perilous wa...

This Little Boy Died Saving Six Relatives From A Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Firefighter Funeral & Honours For Hero Eight-Year-Old Who Died Saving Six Relatives From Blaze This is Tyler Doohan and he is a hero. Wh...

Is NY's Mayor Leaving City's Rich In The Cold?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Rich New York residents of the Upper East Side have accused New York's left-wing Mayor of leaving them stranded in the snow, and refusing the plough t...

The Quarter Life Crisis

Furquan Akhtar | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Furquan Akhtar

"I'm having a quarter life crisis" I declared grandly to my ridiculously talented friend Carmel. "Oh..." she remarked "...what's that?"

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.