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Smartphones Are Winning The Battle Against Thieves

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

Smartphone thefts in London have halved according to official figures released by London Mayor Boris Johnson's office. The figures were released as...

What Is This Mystery Goo That Has Killed 200 Birds?

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK

Tests are being carried out on dead seabirds found coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like dirty rubber cement. About 200 dea...

Walking Down The Political Line with Keith Haring

Milena Kotseva | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

Keith Haring is a figure that hardly needs an introduction. Eye-catching recognisable style, murals, sculptures, drawings in public spaces - all this intense artistic presence settled firmly into the public consciousness in the early and mid 80s, turning Haring into one of the most celebrated and popularised artists we know.

Ten Historic US Hotels

Mike Gerrard | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

From Southern plantation homes to buildings that feature on city tours, there are US hotels that are definitely places to see as well as to stay in.

My Injury and Squash Season Update: US Tour

James Willstrop | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Just recently there has been an array of injuries to squash players. Nick Matthew had his knee operated on before the Commonwealths, world number four Joelle King will be out for months after an achilles operation, and Ramy Ashour has missed several events because of his troublesome hamstring. And these are the more major ones...

Windows 9 Will Be Here Before Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has officially confirmed a Windows 9 event taking place on 30 September in San Francisco. Following a slew of leaks the company will fina...

16 Pictures Of The Destruction Wrought By California's Biggest Earthquake In 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake has caused several injuries, damaged buildings, and caused power cuts across the northern Bay Area in California. It's t...

Apple's Jony Ive Lives In This $17 Mansion. It Is Insane.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

If you're Jony Ive -- a design genius, responsible for literally the majority of the most influential tech products of the last decade, a knight of th...

Why Yes, You CAN Turn An Entire Street Into A Waterslide

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech

San Francisco has all the fun. Don't believe us? Well check out the video above which shows YouTuber devinsupertramp bust a fire hydrant and create th...

The App Which Only Lets You Say 'Yo' Raises $1 Million

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's with a strangely odd sense of enjoyment that we see an app that lets you do nothing other then just send the word 'Yo' has raised $1m in funding....

Nanny Labour Targets the Sharing Economy

Nicholas Rogers | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Politics
Nicholas Rogers

No surprise that Creagh has backed the - heavily unionised - taxi drivers who loath the app. Creagh's argument is that apps like Uber must fit into the UK's regulatory framework. It's the left's favourite theme when it comes to the sharing economy: regulation first, reality last...

How Do You Get Into the Creative Industries?

Paul Stafford | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Stafford

The question 'How do you get into the Creative Industry?' has been asked over and over again, usually around graduation time. I'm sure there are a thousand different answers, but the reality is that there is no hard and fast rule.

The Dangers of Becoming a Repeat Offender

Rytis Vitkauskas | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Rytis Vitkauskas

London is a magnificent city - few places can boast the same cultural and social variety that is on offer in our capital. Practically bursting at the seams with a new theatre show, gallery launch, music gig, restaurant popup or cabaret performance every night, the options available for what to do with our free time have never been greater.

Batkid Is The Best Picture You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Sport

This wonderful picture, which was spotted by Katie Dowd of the San Francisco Chronicle, shows five-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott, better known ...

Google Ordered By San Fransisco To Move Mysterious Barge

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

Google has been told to move its massive, mysterious barge off the coast of San Francisco. Google built the massive barge and moored it off the San...

Lessons From the Lean Startup Conference 2013

Will Ross | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Tech
Will Ross

It's mid-January. By now, festive treats have found their way down thousands of miles of digestive tracts and been replaced by as many new year's resolutions. This might be the time to touch on the art of executing upon these commitments and of thinking lean.

Shocking New Footage Of San Francisco Plane Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Chinese teenager died minutes after surviving a plane crash in San Francisco when she was run over by a fire truck at the airport. Video released...

Get Your Kicks: The Top Ten Songs That Inspired Me to Discover America

Mike Gerrard | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mike Gerrard

I've driven bits of Route 66, gone walking in Memphis, been 90 miles out of Atlanta by sundown and seen the cathedral mountains of Colorado. Of my top ten songs for inspiring travel in the USA, I've experienced nine of them personally. But, so far at least, I've only been to Carolina in my mind.

San Francisco Rallies For 'Batkid' Miles Scott, Leukemia Survivor

The Huffington Post | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

San Francisco was transformed into Gotham City for a day as leukemia survivor Miles Scott became superhero 'Batkid' and battled with villains to clear...

The Art of the Storefront

Will Ross | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Will Ross

Fundamentally, the idea with Vayable's pop-up HQ is not merely to sell the platform but to demonstrate something physical about company values. Companies that build products wrapped around activities afford themselves the privilege to organise events that are very relevant to their target market's interests.

Carole King Musical, 'Beautiful' in San Francisco Review

James Willstrop | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
James Willstrop

A musical biopic of Carole King might not seem the most likely of shows to secure production from the Broadway bigwigs but nevertheless we have an initial premiere at the Curran theatre in San Francisco, before the New York reviews in November. And it could be that those who signed this one off might be looking at a success.

Top 5 Iconic US Tourist Spots

Stephen M. Baker | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen M. Baker

I noticed recently that it was Christopher Columbus Day and so asked my work colleagues what they considered to be the most iconic tourist spots in America. Here's our top 5! How many have you seen?

Autumn US Squash Tour Well Underway

James Willstrop | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Our job as world players was hopefully to add to the momentum a little and to inspire one or two of the kids there. I hope we gave them a good match. We certainly had a happy stay. The US Open begins in Philadelphia on Friday...

Briton Found Dead In US Hospital Stairwell

PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

A British woman has been found dead in a hospital stairwell in America, more than two weeks after going missing. Lynne Spalding, 57, disappeared fr...

Travel Overload Worth All the Effort for San Francisco

James Willstrop | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

The Leeds-London flight was delayed, which meant I missed the flight to San Francisco, but with several flights daily I was bumped on to the next one. By now a chesty cold was in full flow and having landed in San Francisco I didn't know whether I was coming or going...