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Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, and I Am Noticing It

Annicken R. Day | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Annicken R. Day

Brazilian entrepreneur Gustavo Tanaka listed eight reasons why he believes that the world as we know it is changing -- and that it is a good thing. His blog has been widely shared, so clearly his message has resonated with many.

Why This Group Of Atheists, Agnostics, And Seekers Loves Christmas

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.23.2015 | Religion

About 900 revelers crowded into London's Union Chapel last Thursday, ready to sing their hearts out. They were atheists, humanists, agnostics, spiritu...

Fire Dept. Creates 'Star Wars' Parody To Warn Of Penis Ring Danger

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Firefighters in England want sex-toy enthusiasts to play it safe. So they're sounding the alarm with help from a certain space saga you might know. Th...

Lowki Releases Sophomore Single And Debut Music Video "Autumn"

Morena Duwe | Posted 12.22.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Adelene Stanley // Photo by Christian Couzens When the world around us changes, so do we. The transition of summer to autumn is met with chilly air, ...

Dining Out: Sometimes You Have to Wonder

Derrick De Lise | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Derrick De Lise

The ample number of times I have dined in restaurants has made me privy to a somewhat shocking fact: both outright and insidious homophobia still appear to be alive and well even though it is 2015 and marriage equality is the law of the land.

Around the World in 228 Pages: 'Air' by Vincent Laforet

Phil Simon | Posted 12.20.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

Those views typically don't last very long, but make no mistake: they are beautiful to experience. And, fortunately, they are now captured in an exciting new book. AIR by Vincent Laforet is a magnificent collection of stunning aerial photos from a panoply of cities: New York, London, Sydney, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Berlin and Barcelona.

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

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.