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Joining Richard Branson On The Virgin Flight Of Virgin Air

Lea Lane | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Twenty-seven years ago, when I was managing editor of a publication called Travel Smart, I was invited with a few other writers on the first flight of Branson's new airline, Virgin Atlantic, flying from England to Newark.

Hugh Grant Gets Out Of The Travel Book Business...

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

After news broke Tuesday that The Travel Bookshop -- a real London store made famous by the the 1999 romantic comedy Notting Hill, in which Hugh Grant...

After the Riots, "Broken" Britain Grows Still More Fractured

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.21.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

You won't find the most troubling "moral breakdown" in London among its youth. It reveals itself in every humiliating police search, every shuttered youth club, every corruption scandal ingrained in a political structure that walls off ordinary people.

Everybody Eats Where? In London, England, Richard Caring's Empire

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.19.2011 | Style
Mara Gibbs

I like to call him the Mayor of Mayfair because there are more restaurants in Mayfair that have been scooped up by this handsome and debonair man, Richard Caring.

London Overtakes New York As Fashion Capital

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home

The Global Language Monitor has carried out a survey based on tracking mentions on the internet, with results that rank London above New York thanks t...

Ramadan And The Riots: A Spiritual Agitation

Rami Nashashibi | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Rami Nashashibi

Ramadan challenges us to care and even feel implicated in the gross inequities that unfortunately characterize life in many of our major cities and society at large.

Water Cannons

Carolita Johnson | Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

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And The Most Fashionable City In The World Is...

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.17.2011 | Style

Fish and chips isn't the most fashion-friendly (read: low calorie) dish, the rainy weather wreaks havoc on fashionistas' high heels and Buckingham Pal...

'Watch Me Move' Showcases The Wide World Of Animation

Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts

'Watch Me Move: The Animation Show,' now exhibiting at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, is almost absurdly ambitious. Organizers of the show, the lar...

A Quick Q&A with Tom Scocca -- Author of Beijing Welcomes You

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 10.16.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Tom Scocca's engaging new book, which explores his experiences in China during its pre-Olympic and Olympic moments, has been getting enthusiastic reviews. I decided to send a few questions his way.

Is London's Civil Unrest a Harbinger for U.S. Cities?

Jim Keady | Posted 10.16.2011 | World
Jim Keady

We have reached a tipping point in the cancerous march of global capitalism.

Graffiti Cities Around The World

Black Tomato | Posted 10.16.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

One of the best ways to really understand a culture is through its art, but what happens when the galleries are closed?

Joshua Hersh

Egyptian Activists See Hypocrisy In BART Shutdown, London Riots

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

The Egyptian activists are calling it "muBARTak." When authorities from Bay Area Rapid Transit decided, last week, to cut off cell phone service in...

Iran Media Using Archived Images To Portray UK Riots

The Guardian | Saeed Kamali Dehghan | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

Iranian media affiliated to the Islamic regime have been accused of using library images from different times and locations in Britain and other parts...

As Stocks Gyrate the Oil Patch and Their Casino Cronies Continue to Strangle the Economy

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The formation of oil prices in this day and age is a farce, having little and ever less to do with the market disciplines of supply and demand.

Questionable Time Special

Loudribs | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Loudribs

The show itself seemed to lurch around, seemingly unable to hold its focus whilst people struggled to articulate things that can't yet be articulated.

Is the Tea Party Future Unfolding in London?

Alan Singer | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics
Alan Singer

I worry we are seeing the Tea Party future unfolding in London. It is a future where the wealthiest citizens are not taxed and vital health, educational, and welfare services for everyone else are cut.

Why the President Must Lose to Win

Mark Olmsted | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I, for one, think the what's happening in England is a preview of what's going to be happening here. You can't ask millions of your citizens who grew ...

Everybody Takes Tea Where? In London, England, The Promenade in The Dorchester Hotel

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.11.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

Teatime is still a tradition that the Brits fight to keep safe and sound. This little tradition has its merits, especially when the tea is as delicate and interesting as the teas I tasted in my mini tea tasting at the Dorchester.

Police and Thieves: Making Sense of the English Riots

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

Observers dismiss rioters as roaming bands of delinquents. Or well-organized, tech-savvy flash mobs. They're portrayed alternately as greedy opportunists or disaffected youth. Reflecting the diversity of urban Britain, they are everyone and no one. And they're just kids.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Angelina Refuses To Leave Rioting London

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

While "Twilight" beauty Kristen Stewart has fled the United Kingdom and Piers Morgan and Joel Madden weigh in on the London riots from the safety of A...

British P.M. Promises Vigorous Measures

AP/The Huffington Post | DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday promised vigorous and wide-ranging measures to restore order and prevent riots erupting again on Br...

Police Raid Rioters' Homes

AP/The Huffington Post | DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Thursday there would be no "culture of fear" on Britain's streets, as police raided houses to rou...

London Riot Seems All Too Familiar

Turnstyle | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Everybody Eats Where? In London, England, Bellamy's Restaurant

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

One of my most memorable meals on my recent trip to London, was eaten at Bellamy's just down the road from Berkeley Square. You will be singing like the nightingale in the famous square after you eat here.