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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.

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.

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...

Teenager Charged For Murdering Retiree During Riots

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

LONDON (Associated Press)-- British police revealed Tuesday that they sent officers to protect major shopping centers and the 2012 Olympics sites afte...

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.

UK Rioter Charged With Robbing Injured Student

AP | Posted 10.13.2011 | World

LONDON -- Police have charged a 21-year-old man with robbing an injured Malaysian student whose videotaped attack during the London riots drew outrage...

London Police: Nearly 700 Charged Over Riots

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.12.2011 | World

LONDON — Thousands of extra police officers were stationed on Britain's streets, as the country faced its first weekend since riots raged throug...

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.

In Wake Of Riots, Some Criticize Britain's Juvenile Justice System

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.12.2011 | World

LONDON — It wasn't long ago that David Cameron launched what became known as his "Hug a Hoodie" campaign – an initiative born of a public ...

Nearly 700 Charged Over Riots (Update)

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.12.2011 | World

LONDON -- Police in London said Friday they have charged almost 600 people with violence, disorder and looting over deadly riots in Britain's capital,...

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 ...