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Bernie and Immigration: Reclaiming the Concept of "Open Borders"

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 12.19.2015 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

It is to be hoped that in the long-term, Bernie's "political revolution" will give rise to a more inclusive and internationalist spirit, thus challenging the limited confines and debates which have so recently clouded meaningful discourse.

Are We Really Able to Paint With Light Itself?

Adam James Butcher | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

It was no coincidence that the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. Why was this so significant for me as a painter you might ask?

Conceptual photos to make you smile

James Popsys | Posted 02.11.2016 | Arts
James Popsys

Do you ever scroll through instagram or flickr and find you're looking at the same kind of photos every day? I do; famous landscapes, skylines from ro...

David Miranda In Fresh Challenge Over Heathrow Detention

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Media

David Miranda, the partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, has launched a fresh appeal challenging the legality of his detention un...

Mayor Of London Slams Donald Trump As 'Out Of His Mind'

HuffPost UK | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.09.2015 | World

Boris Johnson has become the first senior British politician to declare that Donald Trump's remarks about Muslims make him 'unfit' to serve as US Pres...

Muslims Fight ISIS in Their Hearts and Minds

Usman Ahmad | Posted 12.09.2015 | Religion
Usman Ahmad

As western leaders determine themselves to enter the folly of launching airstrikes in Syria to try and kill off the ISIS evil, Muslims are warring with the group where it actually matters: in the battleground for hearts and minds. Unlike war planes many of these efforts fly under the radar

Compassion Is Not Enough, We Must Act

Leon Stuparich | Posted 12.09.2015 | Good News
Leon Stuparich

It was the day the UK had started airstrikes in Syria, and another mass shooting in the US left 14 dead in San Bernadino, California. Lee Stentaford and his cousin Perry Stentaford decided they we going to do a simple action to help the homeless in London, that would inspire thousands of people all over the world.

Knife 'Terror Attack' In London Metro, 3 Injured

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.07.2015 | World

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A man with a knife stabbed another in an east London metro station on Saturday evening, reportedly screaming "this is for Sy...

Images of Beauty: The Pretty Series

Rai Mensah | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices
Rai Mensah

The Pretty series curated by Antonia Opiah of Un-Ruly and sponsored by Hairfinity, explores concepts and varied experiences of beauty by women of color across the world in an effortless and artistically inspiring way.

International Dining: Percy & Founders In London's Fitzrovia

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I was struck by the chefs' sense of balance: Many dishes promised bold or unexpected flavors, but these were consistently deployed with subtlety, and they never overwhelmed either the diner or the principal ingredient.

Feelin' Festive: 6 Ways to Celebrate Christmas in London

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

There's nothing that us Londoners love more than Christmas! From the twinkling lights of Oxford Street to the smell of mulled wine in the air, it's al...

Royal Family Releases Adorable New Photos Of Princess Charlotte

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.29.2015 | Style

Isn't she adorable? The British royal family on Sunday released two brand-new photographs of Princess Charlotte. The images were taken by the 6-month-...

Husband Jailed For Using Wife As $700,000 Heroin Mule

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.28.2015 | Crime

A man in England who used his own unwitting wife as a drug mule to smuggle more than $700,000 worth of heroin into the UK has been jailed for eight ye...

Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. Retrospective at Tate Modern, London (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

With Performing Sculpture, the Tate Modern in London presents the UK's largest ever exhibition of Alexander Calder, who was one of the ground-breaking artists of the 20th Century and pioneer of kinetic sculpture.

Afraid a Baby Will Restrict Your Life? Think Again & Give Thanks this Holiday For Precious Gifts

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Beginning with an unconventional serendipitous meeting in New Zealand an American guy and an English gal met for the first time in a youth hostel whil...

Pilot Suffered 'Military Strength' Laser Strike In Eye During Landing

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.24.2015 | Crime

A pilot for British Airways was left partially blinded and unable to work after a "military strength" laser beam was shone into his eye as he prepared...

NATO, Russia, China and the UN Should Join to Fight ISIS

Lord Patten | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Lord Patten

LONDON -- I recently traveled to Paris from London. It takes two and a half hours by train. We are neighbors, our histories and populations intertwined. My 10-year-old granddaughter will go there this week with her parents as a birthday treat. She loves everything she has learned about Paris. So, like other Londoners, and citizens of free societies everywhere, she was horrified by the recent atrocities there. I suppose, she said, it could have happened here.

The Clash of Cultures

Christos Terzides | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Christos Terzides

Paris struck home and given human nature, it's hard not to take sides--even unconsciously.

Together We Must Go Forward... in to the Night

Alan Miller | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Alan Miller

Our cities make us great : the freer they are - and more dynamic - the better off we all are. The past few days has demonstrated how we are living in a world where one has to take sides. Either one is for freedom, for social, economic and cultural interaction, for fun, for music, for life. Or one is against these things.

How To Do London On $25 A Day

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Picture this: You're spending Sunday in East London, in neighborhoods that have changed and diversified a lot in the last 10 years, with the arrival of craft coffee shops, hipster cafes, and designer fashion boutiques. There's a buzz in the air.

Actor Danny Sapani of The Bastard Executioner: An Inside Look

Ilana Rapp | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Danny Sapani is in FX's The Bastard Executioner. Watch the finale tonight! Danny Sapani's Twitter: @DannySapani Danny Sapani is a gentleman, for sur...

See The Incredible Christmas Tree Made Entirely From Disney Toys

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.15.2015 | Weird News

And some say Christmas is too commercial. A festive tree made entirely out of stuffed Disney toys has been unveiled in London. It stands 45 feet high,...

New Shrek Adventure Theme Park Hits London, Next to the London Eye

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

London is full of terribly old things, like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, but just recently, a new Shrek Adventure! London has arrived, next to the London Eye.

The Chef, the Designer, the Dish and the Setting: Finding the Meaning of Life, and Cooking in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
E. Nina Rothe

The reason I love doing what I do so much is because I often get to the heart and soul behind film, food and fashion.

13 Money-Saving Hacks for Visiting London

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 11.11.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

When you think of London, "cheap" is a word that very rarely springs to mind. Beer can cost over £5 a pint, coffee is regularly £3 or more, and a night in a decent hotel will run upwards of £150. Basically, London is not on the top of the budget traveler's list.