Oxford Street

Woman Suffers 'Life-Changing' Injuries After Being Hit By Bus On London's Oxford Street

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK

A woman has suffered “life-changing injuries” after being struck by a bus near Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street. The incident, which happene...

Flagship BHS Store Just Got A Makeover Sir Philip Green Really Won't Like

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK

The flagship store of closing down department store BHS has been given a makeover by two pranksters poking fun at its owner Sir Philip Green. Oxford S...

Black Lives Matter: Racism Will Be Remedied When All Hands Are Up, Waving Goodbye To Discrimination

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics
Anastasia Kyriacou

As humans, we must raise our hands and accept that we all have a responsibility to look out for one another, regardless of skin colour, sexuality, faith or gender. For it is only when we fundamentally refuse to tolerate discrimination in its every form, can we wave goodbye to racism and embrace the fair and equal society humanity needs in order for it to truly prosper. Solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

Opening Up London's Iconic Streets for People

Joe Irvin | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Irvin

On Sunday, London's Regent Street began a month of Summer Streets - every Sunday in July it will be closed to traffic, leaving shoppers and visitors the rare pleasure to roam Regent Street freely on foot. This first Sunday it was transformed into a spectacular display by TfL and London Transport Museum as part of their Transported by Design free festival.

Everything You Need To Know For Boxing Day Sales

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

The festive period brings food, drink and most importantly - sales, sales and sales. You can expect the usual post-Christmas tradition - a stamped...

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. ...


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...