10 Beautiful Facts About French Macarons

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

There is nothing quite as satisfying as unwrapping a decadent macaron. They are the epitome of luxury, a pure indulgence and largely known as the beloved cookie of Parisian teahouses. But behind their pastel shades and beautiful textures the art of macarons is a technical science with inspiration taken from sweets, sensations, fragrances and encounters.

Fox News Scolded By Ofcom Over 'Muslim-Only' Birmingham Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

A Fox News programme which aired comments claiming that Birmingham was a Muslim-only city and Paris had no-go zones operating under Sharia Law has bee...

Paris in a Hurry - Patisserie and Chocolate Perfection

Judith Lewis | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

Ah Paris - whether you are there for an hour, a day or a week there is just something about Paris that is magical. I've often had only a few hours or just barely a day to enjoy the delights of Paris and so to help others choose the best places to visit with limited time I've put together an outline of one such flying visit to the delightful Parisian streets.

Does the UK Have a Paris Climate Plan or is the Government Calling Our Bluff?

Kyla Mandel | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It’s been four months since Prime Minister David Cameron’s new majority government came into power and there are just three months before ...

Heroes Who Thwarted Train Terror Attack Receive French Legion D'honneur

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

A British man and three Americans have been awarded France's highest honor, the Légion d’honneur by the president, Francois Hollande for their role...

Two Wounded After Shooting On Paris-Bound Train

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

A gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding two people before two American passengers subdued him...

100 Days to COP21: Why Should Business Take Impactful Action on Climate Change?

Polly Courtice | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK
Polly Courtice

More than any other COP that has gone before COP21 will place greater emphasis for action at the door of business. But why should businesses be expected to take a lead, and can they be trusted to do so?

Up in the Air - An Aerial Perspective of Three Great Cities

Nick Jones | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK
Nick Jones

London's skyline has been transformed in the last twenty years or so, and although some of the buildings may not be to everyone's taste, it's a city which has something for everyone. From up in the air it looks every inch a global city for the 21st century, a place where 300 different languages are spoken and over 8.5 million people live and work.

Countdown to Paris: Lessons from Obama

Natalie Bennett | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

It's not often that one of the world's biggest polluters fills me with hope that we can tackle climate change. But yesterday President Obama showed leaders around the globe what climate action looks like, and his timing couldn't be better.

The Climate Negotiations in Paris - Time for Change

David Nussbaum | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Politics
David Nussbaum

These two meetings are the culmination of long, intensive processes, and present governments across the world with the chance to make bold decisions. If they rise to the challenge, they can set us all on a path to address the inter-connected crises of poverty, inequality, environmental degradation and climate change.

Tour De France: Police Open Fire On Car With Two Occupants After Race Crash

AP | Posted 26.07.2015 | UK

Paris police officers opened fire on a car that tried to crash through barricades about eight hours before the final arrival of the Tour de France cyc...

Two Months In Paris, Tips From an Eight Week Tourist

Jemma Pietrus | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jemma Pietrus

Though I am still far from a local Parisienne gal - my lack of sophistication, coordination and inability to nail 'Ooh La La', are three of many things letting me down - after eight weeks of traversing the city as a tourist, I did get to know Paris beyond the normal check-list.

Gunmen On The Run After Taking Hostages At Paris Primark

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

At least three gunmen are at large after an attempted armed robbery turned into a hostage situation at a Primark store in a suburban Paris shopping ce...

Our Common Future Conference Needs Long-Term Vision

Christiana Figueres | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK
Christiana Figueres

By Christiana Figueres and Joseph Alcamo Over the past 12 months the number of countries signaling support for a long term vision on climate change...

Courtney Love 'Held Hostage By Mob Of Taxi Drivers In Paris Uber Strike'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Courtney Love found herself caught up in frightening scenes on Thursday as a strike by French taxi drivers turned violent. The singer was travelli...

Uber For Rich People Is Basically First Class On Steroids

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech

U.S. aviation company Rise are a 'Uber-style private-flight sharing company' offering people the chance to order jets instead of taxis. Most of u...

'Love Locks' Removed From Paris Bridge, As Twitter Floods With Emoji Tears

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins/AP | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK

Hearts were breaking across the world Monday after officials began removing locks loved-up couples had attached to a Paris bridge as a symbol of their...

The Success of COP21 Also Depends on Businesses

Christiana Figueres | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Christiana Figueres

This week, major business leaders will gather in Paris for the Business and Climate Summit. This meeting is being held around six months before the Paris Climate Conference, COP21, the aim of which is well known: to reach a universal agreement limiting the rise in global average temperature to 2°C or 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

How to Spend a Weekend in Paris

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Paris happens to be one of the easiest places to get to from London, in fact you can get there in the same time it'd take you to get up to Leeds or Manchester. You don't even need to board a plane... which is awesome for people like me who would rather give the stress of the airport a miss if it's only a weekend getaway.

A Paris Climate Agreement - Africa's Opportunity for a Sustainable Century

Christiana Figueres | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK
Christiana Figueres

Traditional investment means first taking a risk to reap a reward later. The beauty of climate action is that the reward comes first and future risk i...

Life In The Arts Lane - Week 103- The changes wrought by age and time

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

I have started to notice and be upset by changes I see around me. I wonder whether this is like a new form of puberty, a phase we all go through when we hit a certain age. For all my life, up to now, I have celebrated and been eager to embrace the new and the innovative.

Hottest Hotels, Attractions And Theme Parks Launching In 2015

Roshina Jowaheer | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting new cultural zones hitting...

Five Men To Appear In Court After Chelsea Racism Video

PA | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Sport

Five men involved in incidents on the Paris Metro ahead of a Chelsea match have been served with summonses, police have said. The men will appear a...

Vogue Editor And Real-Life Princess Under Fire For Posting 'Tasteless' Image Of Homeless Person

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

A Vogue style editor-at-large and real-life princess has caused uproar after she posted a “tasteless” picture of a homeless person reading the fas...

Leaving Paris: Plays, Paintings and PSG

Rosie Snowball | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Snowball

The glitz and the glam that supposedly embody Paris were put on hold; the world was watching Paris, but in the city itself, a reflective and emotional silence prevailed in the days following this tragic episode for France.