One Of The World's Tallest Residential Skyscrapers Catches Fire In Dubai

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK

One of the world's tallest residential towers caught fire early Saturday in Dubai's Marina district, sending bright yellow flames several stories high...

Transparent Banking? I Can't See it Vince

Jane Sparrow | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jane Sparrow

There's been a major breakthrough in the financial sector this week, as Vince Cable announces a panacea for the long-term woes that banks have been facing. All they need to do, apparently, is 'get people to trust them'. That, seriously, is what Vince's big announcement boils down to.

Coked Up to the Eyeballs... Commercialism, Patriotism and the Olympic Dream

Tom Davies | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Sport
Tom Davies

Yesterday the Olympic torch relay passed the top of my road. As a graduate (or "NEET" as we're called in the current climate), it was more intrigue than patriotism that caused me to break from my Jeremy Kyle marathon and leaving the house. For one reason or another, people were in excellent spirits.

Streets of Fire

Shaun McCarthy | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Sport
Shaun McCarthy

The torch relay has come to the country, signalling the start of London's third modern Olympics. People who have worked on Games in the past tell me t...

London 2012: Olympic Flame Arrives In Cornwall At Start Of Torch Relay

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Sport

The Olympic flame has arrived in Cornwall from Athens at the start of a 70-day torch relay ahead of the 2012 games. The Olympic Flame arrived in th...

It's the People's Politics, Stupid - For the Road to Contain Climate Change, Just Follow the Olympic Torch!

Phil Pauley | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK
Phil Pauley

Just imagine, you've taken a snapshot of the world population and put 100 people in a giant plastic dome for a year or two to see how they get on.