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Releasing Your Gifts Into the World

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I am not a believer that anyone should ever challenge themselves in life unless that challenge feels exciting to them.

Thierry Henry: An Extraordinary, Passionate Player

Gérard Houllier | Posted 12.17.2014 | Sports
Gérard Houllier

I met Thierry Henry very early on, 20 years ago, when I was the manager for the under-17 French team. Back then, three things struck me about him: first, his extraordinary talent, his drive coupled with an incredible passion for football, and finally his personality. It was these three factors and all the hard work he put in that led him to the career we know.

Jockum Nordström's First Solo Show at David Zwirner in London Triumphs

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

For its final show of 2014, David Zwirner's London gallery is showing Swedish artist Jockum Nordström's first UK solo show.

Got Milk? Then Check Out This Rad All-Breakfast Cereal Cafe

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Now to answer what everyone's wondering: They've got over 100 different kinds of cereal, 30 kinds of milk (dairy and non-dairy), and 20 different additional toppings. That's like... a lot of different combo options.

UK Police Arrest 76 At 'Die-In' Protest In London

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested 76 people at a "die in" at a London shopping mall held to protest police killings in the United States. ...

To Those Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

In the UK we live in one of the richest nations on earth. Yet it's also a country where the greatest predictor of educational success is your parent's income.

How Globalization Changed America in 2014, and What It Might Mean for 2015

Edward Goldberg | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

It is the season of lists: best movies, best books, and so on. I thought I should continue a tradition I started several years ago of creating a different type of list: a geo-political-economic list -- a list of the globalization top five from an American perspective.

A Resounding Public Support for Palestine Around the World

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.05.2014 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Politicians holding down the floodgates against a public display of support for the state of Palestine were embarrassed in recent weeks. As soon as these political gatekeepers allowed their rank and file to express their positions, tremendous backing came for Palestine and its people.

Why British Doctors Are Prescribing Apps To Tackle Teen Depression

Fast Company | Michael Grothaus | Posted 12.03.2014 | World

Depression is the most common type of mental illness, affecting some 350 million people globally and contributing to other problems like obesity, card...

Dyed Armpit Hair Is Now A Thing On Tumblr

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2014 | Style

Forget #pinkhairdontcare, there's a new trend knocking around that's sent Tumblr into tumult. Instead of focusing on the color of the hair on thei...

Young Global Leader Nabs Harvard Master's Degree... at 16

Jim Luce | Posted 11.29.2014 | Impact
Jim Luce

Living with her father in Tennessee, Eugenie has pushed the envelope of long-distance learning from her rural bedroom. For her academic audacity and global vision, Eugenie will be awarded Luce Leader 2015 of the J. Luce Foundation at a special reception.

David Cameron Seeks Crackdown On Britain's Immigration

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Migrants from Europe will have to leave Britain if they don't get a job within six months, and must work for four years before receivi...

Banks Behaving Badly: Are You Funding Cluster Bombs?

Amy Little | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Amy Little

This week campaigners against cluster munitions are pressing for answers on why any financial institution or bank would choose to be associated with the production of this banned weapon. PAX, a member of the international Cluster Munition Coalition, has released a report revealing the financial institutions backing companies involved in production of cluster munitions.

Why Thanksgiving Is Big In Britain

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts. Thanksgiving...

UK Faces Biggest Terrorism Threat In Its History: Minister

Posted 11.24.2014 | World

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Britain is facing the biggest terrorism threat in its history and has foiled around 40 major plots since suicide bombers at...

US vs. UK: Business Meetings Aren't That Different... Right?

Barry Whyte | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Barry Whyte

With the exception of royalty, spelling and humour (humor), most Brits and Americans like to think of their countries as culturally rather similar. You would be forgiven for thinking this is most obvious in the globalized world of business.

Britain's Prince Charles To Make 'Heartfelt Interventions' As King

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

According to the British press, Prince Charles does not want to be like his mother. A long time ally of Prince Charles revealed to Britain's The G...

It Is Time for an International Children's Court

Gordon Brown | Posted 11.20.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

While no human rights treaty is more widely ratified than the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and while governments are required to report on their compliance on children's rights once every five years, little is done in practice to end the violation of children's rights. It is time for an International Children's Court.

Magna Carta: Awesome Tale

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 11.06.2014 | DC
Sir Peter Westmacott

Today, Magna Carta is regarded in both the UK and the US as a foundation stone of our freedoms. Next year marks its 800th anniversary, and to celebrate, Lincoln Cathedral in eastern England has sent its copy on a grand tour of the United States. From now until January, it will be exhibited at the Library of Congress.

How British Talent Became Hollywood Royalty

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Nearly two-thirds of the 200 highest-grossing films of the past 12 years have involved UK talent in leading roles. That really does make me proud to be British in Hollywood this week!

Unusual Events to Enjoy in the UK

Zoe Williams | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Zoe Williams

The U.K. has its fair share of bizarre festivals and events; you may have even heard of some of these! If you enjoy unique days out, these are definitely worth marking down on your calendar.

Scotland and Catalonia: Fraternal But Not Twins

David Morris | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
David Morris

Scotland and Catalonia are brothers in arms. Independence movement leaders communicate regularly. On September 18, when Scotland voted on uncoupling from the United Kingdom Catalans were there.

How to End Ebola

Patrick Davies | Posted 12.10.2014 | World
Patrick Davies

More than 3,000 people have already died. Every hour brings five more infections across West Africa. The situation is urgent. The human cost of inaction on Ebola is quite simply unthinkable.

Downton Abbey Stars Help Doc McStuffins Pay Tribute to the 'Lady With the Lamp,' Florence Nightingale

Jim Hill | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're just not willing to wait another three months before you can once again hear Mrs. Patmore clattering around down in the kitchen or listen in as Anna confides in Lady Mary upstairs, I might have a solution for you.

UK Chancellor to Bash the Poor (Are You Surprised?)

John Weeks | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
John Weeks

How to read the Guardian Newspaper There may be some readers of the POST that consider the London-based Guardian newspaper to occupy a position in th...