Life in the Arts Lane - Week 50 - Running to Paris

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Woodham Smith

I began the week with jewellery and the doctor and finished in Paris. A year ago I was called by my local surgery to have a health review. I did not go; I did not want to go. So, the doctor rang me and said that if I did not make an appointment and attend I would be struck off their list of patients.

London Vs Paris

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

London or Paris? Tour Eiffel or Big Ben? Gastronomique or gastropub? There is much to debate. Fortunately we've condensed it all down into a ...

Gunman Opens Fire At Paris Newspaper

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

A city-wide manhunt is underway for a gunman who opened fire at the reception of the Paris building of left-wing newspaper Libération, seriously inju...

Happy Halloween: Six Spine-tingling Destinations

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ok, so Halloween's on Thursday; and even for a travel writer, that's a little too soon to sort out flights and accommodation. But why do we always wait until the 31st of October to scare ourselves senseless.

LIfe in the Arts Lane - Week 46 - Deep Frieze

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

The heavy wagons of the contemporary art world have rumbled into London. Christies and Sotheby's have punched sales up, with the evenings offering eac...

Top 10 Best Cities for Golden Autumn Travel

Andrew Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

While the changing seasons bring us unwelcome winters, unrequited rainfall and the occasional humid heatwave, the morphing of the seasons does afford one very special time of year, a golden season, autumn.

No to Prostitution

Inna Shevchenko | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Inna Shevchenko

Femen is clear and direct in it's position. Prostitution is nothing else but a domination of one gender through exploitation, force or lie. Patriarchy wants to legalise prostitution as a way to finally win the gender fight and make society accept women as sex-waitresses for the hungry clients that are men.

Derelict Building Transformed In Paris (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

Buildings destined for the wrecking ball usually become forgotten shells, but art gallery owner Mehdi Ben Cheikh saw the walls and stairwells of a 10-...

Paris Fashion Week: The Ooh La La Edit

Serena Guen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Style
Serena Guen

Here is our edit of the most glorious collections from PFW... Best enjoyed with a box of Ladurée macaroons, of course.

Public Art: A Dual Medium to Express the Aspirations and Problems in Society

Lucy Orta | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Orta

Public art plays an integral role in any big city. Whether it's Paris, Berlin, Rio or in this case London - art created solely for public consumption and enjoyment should express the aspirations of that city's inhabitants, its visitors and its workers. An important injection of joy into the average person's day.

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...