Oxford Street

How iZettle Stunt Made Six Small Businesses Shine In The Very Heart Of London

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK

During six days in October, iZettle helped six of Britain’s smallest businesses open their own flagship store on bustling Oxford Street in the heart...

Buckingham Palace Has UK's Worst Air Pollution

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Buckingham Palace has the worst air pollution in the country, four times the safe level of toxic gas mandated by the EU. Researchers from DEFRA fou...

Asa Bennett

#BlackFriday Hits Oxford Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Black Friday on Oxford Street has been saved from being an outright anticlimax by Sony, who have successfully hijacked it for the launch of their Play...

What Is Black Friday?

Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Black Friday - it sounds like hell and for most shoppers it probably will be. In terms of things the US has exported, Black Friday is probably one ...

Get the NAC

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

The smiley waitresses discussed going out to buy the crockery and nudged us towards certain dishes, which made the service feel very matey, almost like a family venture. I like the sense of inclusivity, which felt honest, kind of 'we're all in it together'.

LOOK: Fire On London's Oxford Street

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Twenty firefighters are tackling a blaze on London's Oxford Street, after the first floor of a building caught alight. Four fire engines descended ...

The Shoe That Fits, At a Pinch

Jason Holmes | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

This is the rule of thumb: you can leave the house in your pyjamas if your footwear is good enough. It's not something that should be recommended, but it's entirely possible if your choice of shoe is of a certain quality. Admittedly, the shoes in question will set you back several hundred pounds, but they will last and, more importantly, turn heads.

Selfridges Smash And Grab Raiders 'Stole £1m Worth Of Watches'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK

Armed raiders who targeted London's Selfridges store while dressed in burkas fled with £1million worth of luxury watches, police have said. The si...

'Funeral' Protests On Oxford Street For Bangladesh Victims

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK

A group of activists staged a demonstration on London's busiest shopping street today, targeting retailers they said have failed to compensate the fam...

How HMV Helped The Beatles Land A Record Deal

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

HMV's flagship London store famously played its part in helping The Beatles land their record deal. In early February 1962 the group had been rejec...

Selfridge's Guide to Suprasexual Seduction

Mark Borkowski | Posted 13.03.2013 | Home
Mark Borkowski

Although he brushed shoulders with the likes of Harry Reichenbach, Selfridge was the first person with the vision and the chutzpah to craft a culture around retail. Selfridge established shopping as an experience, an activity in itself rather than a means to an end.

Recession? What Recession?

PA/ The Huffington UK | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

Recession? What recession? There was no sign of it on Britain's high streets and shopping centres as the Boxing Day sales set a new record and sen...

Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Means Busiest Day Of The Year For Retailers (PICTURES)

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK

High street retailers are preparing for what they hope will be the biggest day of the year amid gloomy sales figures in the last dash to Christmas. ...

Frozenballs

Matt Roper | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Matt Roper

Christmas has arrived in London Town, and what a stench of vulgarity it brings with it. You can't move without being reminded of it.

Traffic Stops On London's Oxford St As Comedian Collared

Posted 26.11.2012 | Home

A comedian got more than he bargained for today when he was chased around a major store by a make-believe police officer. South London tearaway Lee...

What Is Boris Up To Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Politics

The pressure of being London Mayor has gotten all too much for Boris Johnson, who has flipped and is refusing to eat unless he is served baby food in ...

Sweet Talk

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

New dad Robbie Williams tonight laughed off claims his latest number one hit sounded like a television advert for children's sweets. The singer is ...

Robbie's Open-Air Gig During Oxford St Christmas Lights Ceremony

PA | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Robbie Williams is to give an open-air performance in one of London's best-known shopping areas as he turns on the festive lights in Oxford Street. ...

It's Time to Crack Down on Weekend Anarchists

Liam Brown | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Brown

I am all for the right to protest, but we as a society cannot support what these miscreants continue to do march after march, protest after protest.

Oxford Street Stabbing Trial Begins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK

A teenager was stabbed to death in the middle of Britain's busiest shopping street during the Boxing Day sales, a court heard on Tuesday. Seydou Di...

Anarchy in the 100 Club, Almost...

Jason Holmes | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The evening was planned as a retrospective of the album that changed everything for British music. Never Mind The B******* sprang angrily into life in 1977, an original musical work that openly criticised a culturally cobwebbed United Kingdom. But the organisers do not get politeness this evening. Instead they get cat calls and verbal threats.

Live Review - Nas at The 100 Club for Converse 'Represent'

Carly Wilford | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

The Converse 'Represent' series has seen the likes of Plan B, Blur, Santigold and Paul Weller join in its incredible line up. Over the years the 100 C...

The Time I Met Hedi Slimane

Ronnie Joice | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

In the autumn of 2005, I was persuaded my now good friend Andrew Aveling to join his band as an eighteen-year-old big-haired skinny-jeaned tambourine madman.

Swedish Hasbeens - Better Shoes, for a Better World | An Interview With Founder Emy Blixt

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

I must confess; I am not a fan of the cuspate, six-incher heel. Yes, they look very fetching and yes, they can add a prominent elegance and sometimes ...

Oxford Street Advertising Board Collapse Leaves Four In Hospital

PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

Four people were taken to hospital after an advertising board featuring supermodel Kate Moss collapsed on London's busiest shopping street. The hoa...