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Kicking Off The Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Today, more than 500 men and women from across the world have arrived in Glasgow for the 2016 Homeless World Cup, each with their own unique story to tell as part of their journey to create a better life for themselves.

Passing On My Knowledge Through The Homeless World Cup

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

Football is extremely important to me. It has shaped who I am today, given me mental and physical discipline and has contributed to my strength as a person. For this reason, I am extremely proud to be an ambassador for the Homeless World Cup.

The Homeless World Cup: Aiming Towards A Brighter Future

Homeless World Cup | Posted 07.01.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

2016 marks the 14th year of the Homeless World Cup. From an idea that was formed in 2001 to a tournament that now has 64 teams involved, the Homeless World Cup has come an incredibly long way.

Creating Change Is A Team Sport

Homeless World Cup | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

As a young adult I experienced something that shouldn't exist: homelessness. The death of my father led me on a downward spiral which saw me spend almost two years of my life as a homeless young person.

Welcoming The Homeless World Cup To Glasgow

Homeless World Cup | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Homeless World Cup

This summer will see a unique sporting event come to Glasgow. It's a sporting event that will bring together competitors from over 50 countries, each player with their own story of personal hardship that most of us have, thankfully, never had to tackle.

Bus Driver Inadvertently Pulls Off The Videobomb Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.09.2016 | Weird News

A bus driver in Scotland couldn't have had better timing this weekend if he had tried. While stopping his vehicle in the Gorbals area of Glasgow on S...

7 Mother's Day Trips You'll Actually Want to Go On

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

This year, step up your game and give mom an epic vacation to remember. Trust us, these trips are guaranteed to make you the golden child for life.

The Barbaric Murder of Asad Shah Will Set a Dangerous Precedent, Muslims Need to Condemn Tanveer Ahmad's Statement to Prevent Further Incidents

Atif Rashid | Posted 04.13.2016 | Religion
Atif Rashid

Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque, Glasgow As the Glasgow community came together in the aftermath of Asad Shah's murder, some elements of the Muslim communi...

Astoria Characters: The Hypnotist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.05.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Look into my eyes. Craig Mackay, a hypnotist, has brilliant, beautiful blue ones, but you'll never hear him utter this command.

Friends, Strangers Raise $123,000 For Family Of Man Killed In ‘Religiously Prejudiced’ Attack

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.28.2016 | World

Thousands of people from around the world have united to raise more than £86,200 (or around $123,007) in a matter of days for the grieving family of ...

Naomi Berrill's From the Ground: Music to Soothe Our Collective Soul

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.24.2015 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

In times of violence and grief, we are too consumed with patching up the holes left on our hearts to remember to keep our eyes to the stars. But that's when someone like singer and cellist Naomi Berrill comes in to save the day.

Glasgow Will Be First UK City To Officially Welcome Refugees

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.02.2015 | World

Glasgow, Scotland, just became the first city in the United Kingdom to accept refugees since the onset of the European Union's spiraling migrant and r...

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe.

Out of the Frying Pan...

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.25.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

Good news about my mom's suitcase. We got it back! But then this morning, they locked themselves out of their flat. Out of the frying pan...

How Western Europe's 'Murder Capital' Cut Its Murder Rate In Half

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Why Velodrome Cycling was Surprisingly Good to Watch

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 04.11.2015 | Sports
Helen I. Hwang

Velodrome cycling isn't just watching bicycles go around and around. The races are varied. The racers are incredibly admirable, exhibiting stamina and fortitude from whom I could take a lesson, even if it's not in the cycling realm.

From Urbanizing to Urban, According to My Facebook Cover Page

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

During a year filled with four trips abroad and two months away, many of my 2014 Facebook cover photos helped fill my yearly urban and exurban diaries.

Glasgow Hospital Treating Patient For Ebola

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2014 | World

By William James and Andy Bruce LONDON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - A health worker who has become the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in Britain wa...

To Her, I Was

Tricia McCallum | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Tricia McCallum

Her name was Catherine. Her favorite song was "Imagine" by John Lennon. Her favorite color, yellow. She knew the words to just about any song you could name and would sing at the drop of a hat.

Hauntology and Psychogeography Inspire New Album From Drew Mulholland of Mount Vernon Arts Lab Fame

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

Timing is everything and it's probably no coincidence that we scheduled our interview right before Halloween, which has its centuries-old roots in Gaelic and Celtic regions, like Scotland where we meet.

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

trivago | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
trivago

The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Harry Benson, Legendary Photographer

Ian Spanier | Posted 11.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Call Harry Benson the Zelig of modern photography: He came to the U.S. with the Beatles in 1964 and took what are certainly the most candid shots of t...

What Voting Day Is Like for the Scottish Referendum

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Helen I. Hwang

One simple question deserves one simple answer. Should Scotland be an independent country? With a miniature sharpened pencil -- the kind you're given at a miniature golf course -- I could put a big "X" to indicate "Yes" or "No."

Scotland on the Eve of Referendum

Dick Simon | Posted 11.17.2014 | World
Dick Simon

During 10 days of walking the 96-mile West Highland Way in Scotland, we were inundated by a cacophony of signs from both sides of Scotland's September 18 independence/devolution referendum.

History in Scotland Meets Class in the 2014 Lexus IS 350

Rita Cook | Posted 10.30.2014 | Travel
Rita Cook

What goes better with a Scotland sojourn that the oh, so fancy 2014 Lexus IS 350, not only cutting edge cool, but refined and redesigned perfectly for the buyer looking for pristine styling and an interior complete with amenities that surpass the usual fare.