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My Sassoon Moment

Lea Lane | Posted 07.10.2012 | Style
Lea Lane

Reading of Vidal Sassoon's death, I remembered with much fondness and wonder that time in England when I lived on Wild Hatch. I could see myself sitting in the candlelit salon on the High Street, emerging with the odd, experimental hairstyles.

Bankers Win Court Battle To Get $64 Million In Crisis-Era Bonuses

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

It seems like a law of the universe: Water flows downhill, and bankers eventually get their bonuses. A group of 104 London investment bankers won a...

Going To The Olympics? Here's What It Will Cost You

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 07.08.2012 | Money

LONDON — It's months before athletes hit the Olympic track, but time is running out for those in another fierce competition: The scramble for a ...

'Read-All-About-It!' Gilbert And George: The Double-Headed Beast Is Back

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Gilbert (right) and George (left) photographed by Douglas Friedman 2012 Gilbert and George are back after six years of trawling the dark seas of ...

British Lawmakers' Booze Problem

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

LONDON -- An increasing number of U.K. lawmakers are seeking help for alcohol-related problems, the parliamentary speaker said Sunday, saying drinking...

Royal College of Art: Meet the Students (VIDEO) | Posted 07.04.2012 | Arts

Those who wonder why London continues to be such an important influencer on the global creative industry are no longer left guessing. With a three-p...

WATCH: How To Travel Like James Bond This Summer

Posted 05.04.2012 | Travel

James Bond may be her majesty's most frequent flier. Over the last six decades, the debonair agent has explored every corner of the globe, leaving beh...

The Barbican's Bauhaus Show Teases Out the Playful Side of the Iconic Industrial Design School

ARTINFO | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Prepare to see a slightly different side of the 20th century's most influential design movement. The objects in the upcoming Bauhaus survey "Art is Li...

Boris Johnson, The Next UK Leader?

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

LONDON — It's an Olympic tussle – an election battle to win control of London's City Hall just weeks before hundreds of thousands of athle...

Jan Gehl: Cities for People (VIDEO) | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

Architect and urban designer Jan Gehl has dedicated a significant proportion of his career to making cities better places for people by studying public spaces and their impact on civic society.

7 Beauty Musts From A Road Warrior

Ondine Cohane | Posted 07.01.2012 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

This blog was prompted by an ill-fated wax experience in Buenos Aires.

Mayor Says Heathrow Chaos Is Damaging London's Reputation

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 06.30.2012 | Travel

LONDON — London's mayor warned Monday that long delays for passengers arriving at the city's largest airport risk damaging Britain's reputation ...

Spotlight: Out of Focus at the Saatchi Gallery (VIDEO) | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

The Saatchi Gallery is one of London's most well respected arts establishments, but it may surprise people to know that, despite this, there hasn't be...

Armed Siege In Central London

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

LONDON — Police snipers and heavily armed officers put several blocks of central London's shopping district into lockdown Friday after a man all...

Arts Events Planned During London Olympics

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

LONDON — A festival of fire at Stonehenge. Acrobatic displays in cathedral naves. String quartets in helicopters. London Olympic organizers out...

Noma Pop-Up Heads To London

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Awarding gold, silver and bronze medals to restaurants may be a fool's errand given the inevitable subjectivity. But if you're planning to brave the crowds, disruptions and high prices of London during this summer's Olympic Games, you'll want to eat here.

fiN: 'Twenty Three'/'Eve' Launch at Bush Hall, London

Lydia Hughes | Posted 06.23.2012 | Entertainment
Lydia Hughes

fiN, the alternative rock quartet from Wandsworth played at Bush Hall, London this week to launch their new single 'Twenty Three' / 'Eve'.

Babar Peerzada Dazzles in The Elephant Man at Theatre 68

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

There's nothing more inspiring than an artist spearheading a creative project grassroots-style. Such is the case with Babar Peerzada, and his labor of love, a stellar revival of The Elephant Man.

Two Places at Once: Divide's Merging Personal and Work Devices

Bryce Longton | Posted 06.20.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

This is the life at Divide, where multiple-personas are a reality of having such a global team.

Earliest Painting of Transvestite Found

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/20/2012 07:53 AM EDT on LiveScience An 18th-century portrait sold in New York to a ...

PHOTOS: 9 Animals You Wouldn't Expect To See In A Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.18.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Sure, cats and dogs are fun hotel pets, but so are the penguins, wolves and giraffes that call these resorts around the world home.

Hacked Photos, Fake Suicides And Stolen Art

Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts

When Marcel DuChamp hung a porcelain urinal in a museum and called it "Fountain", it was dubbed a work of genius. When Eva and Franco Mattes chipped o...

PHOTOS: A Guide To London's Street Food

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

When the English do dessert, they are obscene. Why just have bananas with toffee in a pie, when you can smother it with cream and sometimes even chocolate and layer it on a buttered biscuit crust?

Beam Them Up: All Five 'Star Trek' Captains To Meet

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2012 | World

April 16 (Reuters) - "Star Trek" is beaming over to London in October and boldly going where no trekkie event has gone before by bringing together a...

PHOTOS: 5 Fascinating Urban Green Spaces

Black Tomato | Posted 06.12.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

As our urban landscapes continue to expand outwards, the green spaces within these landscapes become more and more precious.