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London's Literary Salons

Crane.tv | Posted 12.08.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Crane.tv

London has long been seen as a purveyor of all that's cool - hipsters and trendsetters are constantly piled into the latest IT bar watching undergroun...

The Man Who Redesigned Britain

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 11.03.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Kodak cameras, Parker pens, London black cabs - iconic and familiar as they are, is it so surprising that they've all experienced a design overhaul fr...

Scuffles Break At EDL Protest

PA | Posted 11.03.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Far-right demonstrators clashed with police as they protested in east London. Scuffles broke out and bottles and firecrackers w...

Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty Exhibition Coming To London?

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

Excellent news fashion fans! We have a greater indication than ever that the record-breaking Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition could be comi...

A Conversation With Menswear Designer Simon Spurr

Blue Carreon | Posted 11.01.2011 | Style
Blue Carreon

Here, Simon talks about the importance of manners, what he wants his legacy to be and how men should never cheat on their women.

London Riots Won Over by a Nation of Tea Lovers

Toan Lam | Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

What happens after your life has been threatened and in danger and you've successfully run to safety? According to Jonathan Walker and his wife, Philippa Morgan Walker, "Put the kettle on!"

Watch: Is This The Face Of Jack The Ripper?

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.31.2011 | Crime

A retired British murder squad detective has put together what he claims is an image of Jack The Ripper - the unidentified serial killer who terrorize...

Update: McQueen 'Savage Beauty' Exhibit (Probably) To Show In London

The Huffington Post | Marielle Bingham | Posted 10.30.2011 | Style

Last week we told you about Grazia editor-at-large Melanie Rickey's petition to "bring McQueen home." Sounding off in Grazia as well as the Guardia...

The Faithful Shopper: Luxe for Less

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.

Achtung! Don't Heil Hitler.

Posted 10.30.2011 | Travel

Madame Tussauds, London’s most popular tourist attraction, has hired a new guard to stand next to the wax sculpture of Adolf Hitler and politely ask...

PHOTOS: Notting Hill Carnival Kicks Off In Spectacular Style

Posted 10.29.2011 | World

The second day of the Notting Hill Carnival kicked off in spectacular style Monday, despite a visible increase in police presence following London's v...

PHOTOS: Major Art Exhibition Explores...Dirt?

Posted 10.27.2011 | Arts

Dirt is a part of life. Whether its grime or dust, it envelops even the most ordinary of circumstances or objects. Wellcome Collection’s exhibition,...

Kelly Brook Shows Off Her Perfect Pins In Pink Mini Dress To Launch Sky Ride

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Kelly Brook was out in the (fleeting) London sunshine yesterday to launch the latest Sky Ride initiative, showing off her perfect pins in a teeny-tiny...

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.

Amy Winehouse Breaks Major Record

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Amy Winehouse is still hitting music milestones after her untimely death last month. Britain's Official Charts Company says Winehouse's Gra...

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...

Police Charge 1000th Person Over Riots

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

LONDON — London police force say more than 1,000 people have now been charged in the unrest that rocked the capital for four days, as human righ...

'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 | Books
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.