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.

Man Shoots Himself Dead In Paris Nursery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK

A man has shot himself dead with a sawn-off shotgun in the corridor of a nursery school in front of a dozen children, according to reports. French ...

Topless Femen Pulled From Roof Above Far Right Protest in Paris

Patrick Reevell | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK
Patrick Reevell

Topless Ukrainian feminists, Femen were taken off a roof by firemen hundreds of feet above a far right demonstration in central Paris this afternoon. Four women, including the groups leader, Inna Shevchenko occupied a balcony above a crowd of hundreds of members of extreme right wing groups to protest against neo-Nazism.

Harper Beckham Shows Mum Posh How To Smile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Aged one, Harper Beckham has already learned how to smile for the cameras. She was papped whilst out with her mum Victoria - the one Spice Girl who...

Spring Shopping With | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Style

After a very long wait, Spring has finally arrived in Paris. At we have been anxiously waiting to dig into our warm weather wardrobes for what feels like months, and can't wait to wear our springy pieces once again. To celebrate the belated, but very welcome spring, we've gathered our favourite looks from Spring/Summer 2013.

Why I am a Feminist: Born in Morocco, Then a Parisian Banker - Now a Gender Campaigner

Karen Ruimy | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

Feminism means that gender equality should become the norm. It is a work of changing the mentalities now and here, the wrong habits of inequality in our world. I was born in Casablanca in Morocco and grew up in Paris; I was exposed to gender inequality early on in my life, and have always striven to fight openly against it.

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 22

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

Naples is always a shock and a surprise. The mess and the chaos on the streets disguise a systematic way of life that is probably unchanged for 3000 years.

Bonjour Paris

Orianna Royle | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Orianna Royle

The first place I went to after getting off the train was le Sacré-Cœur in Paris which is the most exquisite church I have ever visited! It was of course inundated with people especially what with it being Easter but I still managed to squeeze myself through the tourists to get an aerial view of Paris.

The Real Face of Manif Pour Tous

Patrick Cash | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Politics
Patrick Cash

If you regularly view the gay press stories you may have noticed a significant number concentrating on France in recent weeks, particularly involving the anti-same sex marriage group Manif pour Tous.

My Thoughts on the French

Daniel O'Kelly | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel O'Kelly

Before beginning my year abroad in Paris, which I am currently halfway through, I had repeatedly heard three seemingly disconnected facts about the French culture: the French are cold, they are overtly nationalistic and they make baking an envied art form.

Parisian Dream; My French Double Life

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

I often think I should have been born in a different era. In 1920's Paris or a little town in the French countryside. I would have been the young wom...