The Traveller's Guide to (early) Christmas Shopping

Andrew Matthews | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

To my wallet's quiet lament, winter looms and with winter comes Christmas and, however you ice it or trim it or wrap or spin it; Christmas is about mad-relentless-ruinous-gut-wrenching-eye-watering shopping.

Bolt Crashes Wedding In Paris (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt gave a Japanese couple's wedding day the Olympic seal of approval in Paris at the weekend. The world's fastest man posed with a bride an...

Hague To Meet Kerry In Paris On Monday Ahead Of UN's Chemical Weapons Report On Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

William Hague is to follow this week’s Geneva negotiations on Syria with a fresh round of talks in Paris on Monday. According to the Foreign Off...

A Fashionable Preen in Paris

The Spa Spy | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Wow. I've arrived on the Avenue Montaigne in the heart of Paris' poshest shopping district. Joseph and Giorgio Armani stores are opposite. Where do I recognise the Hotel Plaza Athénée's red canopies from? Ahh, of course. Carrie Bradshaw came here in the last two episodes of Sex & the City.

Strike a Poise This London Fashion Week

Susanna Scouller | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Scouller

In my mid twenties I lived in Paris for a year, and worked at the offices of American Vogue. During Fashion Week I was a runner back stage at the Louvre for the Rifat Ozbek show, and rubbed shoulders with super models like Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista.

Think Paris is the World Capital for Romance? Think Again

James Rothwell | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Rothwell

Those who don't resist the temptation to see Paris as a dreamy utopia are setting themselves up for a shock - whether it be for disappointment, petty crime or even far worse.

WATCH: China's 'Little Paris'

ITN | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

A little Paris has been recreated in China, complete with an Eiffel Tower....

Eiffel Tower Evacuated Over False Bomb Threat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

UPDATE: The tower re-opened at 4.30pm local time. The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated due to an alleged bomb threat, the Reuters news agency has re...

So, You Want to Start Your Own Label?

Emeline Coates | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Style
Emeline Coates

If you are just starting out and you want to build up your own business I suggest you stop, park your ideas and go out and get some real life experience. Straight out of design school you might be bursting with creativity, but creativity alone doesn't sustain a business.

WATCH: Froome Lashes Out Fan At Tour De France Fan (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Sport

The Tour de France elect winner Chris Froome did what many on the peloton have dreamt of doing and shoved an irritating fan out of the way on Saturday...

Ten Great Songs About 10 Great Cities

Andrew Matthews | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Matthews

There is something special about having a song named after you. Unless your name is Kim and you had an on-off relationship with Eminem, of course. But for a song to be about a city, well, you know that there's got to be something special about that place, something worth experiencing for yourself right?

PICS: Climb The Eiffel Tower From Your Desk

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

Google has added a new set of 360-degree images from the top of Paris' Eiffel Tower. The view from la tour joins recent additions to Google Street ...

Confessions of a First Year Student - Moving In

Eve Betts | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Betts

The house was chilly, but light and exciting and all ours for nine days. I left Maria and Lloyd to cook dinner whilst I went back to my flat to collect the rest of my belongings. I was trying unsuccessfully to stuff seven towels into a Tesco carrier bag when Lloyd rang me...

My Night With a Transsexual

Katy Campbell | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Campbell

Paris, the city of love, lights and croissants. During my time there I met a transsexual who was pre-op. I've always been fascinated by transsexuals, and I was intrigued to find out what Mademoiselle XY thought about love, happiness and her image.

Faulty Track To Blame For Deadly Rail Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK

The devastating rail crash that killed six people, as a train tore in half and careered into a busy station, was caused by a faulty rail track, accord...

Six Reportedly Killed In Paris Train Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

Six people have reportedly been killed in an "apocalyptic" train crash near Paris, according to the French Interior Ministry. The train derailed on...

PICTURE: New Best Friends?

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rihanna couldn't contain her delight at meeting Jennifer Lawrence in Paris, where they were both attending Fashion Week. The Diamonds singer has be...

Which Two European Cities came Joint First For Rudest Cab Drivers?

PA | PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Paris and Rome may be hell to drive in but taking taxis in the two cities is hardly much better, according to a survey. Cabbies in the French and I...

Pregnant Muslim Woman Miscarries Baby After Veil Attack

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

A pregnant Muslim woman has miscarried her baby after she was reportedly attacked in Paris for wearing a veil. The unnamed 21-year-old was four mo...

Why Parisians Need to Laugh More and Shrug Less

BritChick Paris | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

You can always gauge the happiness level of a country when you step into one of their taxis. "'Ello love" is the genuine greeting from any London cabbie who then natters about the weather and thrusts the Currant Bun/Sun in your hands. You'd be lucky with a grunt in Paris.


Rebecca Root | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Root

By this point, I think we are all US-ed out. We've travelled east coast to west coast, and have probably devoured all the chunky chips and diet soda we can stomach. It's time for a European twist.

Pictures Of The Day: 27th May 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Topless Femen Activist Touts Fake Gun In Notre Dame Cathedral Protest After Far Right Activist's Suicide

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

A Femen activist has been arrested after carrying out a topless protest in Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral. With the words “May facists rest in h...

Far-Right Campaigner Shoots Himself Dead Inside Notre Dame Cathedral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK

A man who shot himself dead inside Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is reported to be a far-right author who campaigned against gay marriage and Islam. ...

Glamour and Riots in Paris: An Evening With Eva Longoria and David Beckham

Karen Ruimy | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Karen Ruimy

This week Eva Longoria invited me to co-chair the Global Gift Gala that she organizes every year in Paris, Cannes, London, Marbella, LA and Mexico. It is an amazingly generous event where she honors a charity and this year they are honoring the charity I established with Mariella Frostrup fighting for gender equality in the world.