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Women's Running Pioneer Plans To Repeat Historic Road Race

New York Times | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Except for a strategic bit of elastic that may be required, the blue running tunic, circa Smith College 1961, still fits. It will be worn again a half...

Crazy Pizzas Across The Country

Food & Wine | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Food & Wine

By Kate Krader, Restaurant Editor, Food & Wine Follow Kate on Twitter: @kkrader I just came back from Chicago and when locals there talked about foo...

Two Connecticut Women Arrested For 'Stick Up' Joke

Manchester Patch | Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

A pair of Manchester women were arrested on robbery charges earlier this week after they walked into a local liquor store and told the clerk to open t...

My Trip to England

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I was running the Royal Opera House, private fundraising was considered distasteful, at best. Now the English reticence to talk about money, let alone ask for it, is beginning to evaporate.

Must-See Bands At Bonnaroo 2011

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival: The one thing that can bring thousands flocking to Tennessee in the middle of June...and with good reason. 2011 mark...

HAT TRICK

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

LONDON -- Wayne Rooney's hat trick kept Manchester United on track to win the English Premier League with a 4-2 comeback victory over West Ham on Satu...

Meet England's The Heartbreaks

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Salvatore Bono

The Heartbreaks are bringing posh looks and catchy hooks back to rock and roll. Inspired by their small town and the sea, this Britpop band is about to make big waves in the music world.

The 'Rudest' City In The World

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Foursquare has named the 20 "rudest" cities in the English-speaking world, based on data combed from user check-ins. According to a post in the Four...

Catching Up With Andy Rourke of The Smiths

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

When it comes to icons of the indie world, none are bigger than The Smiths. Bassist Andy Rourke opens up about his time in Manchester's iconic band and his current endeavors.

Peter Hook Brings Joy Division's Debut Masterpiece to Webster Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For the first time in over 30 years, Joy Division's debut masterpiece was brought to life in America. You can thank former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook.

OPERA: Rufus Wainwright's 'Prima Donna' On Display In Pieces

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Metropolitan Opera reportedly didn't want it. Critics in Britain were mixed about it. Still, Rufus Wainwright seems determined to bring his opera,...

PERFORMANCE ART: Marina Abramovic and Robert Wilson Join Forces

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

© Antony Crook It's only autumn and we're already gearing up for the next edition of the Manchester International Festival (MIF), among the only...

OUTSIDER ART: Musgrave Kinley Outsider Art Collection At Whitworth Gallery, Manchester

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

In 1979, the first major exhibition of Outsider art in England opened at the Hayward Gallery, co-curated by British art critic Roger Cardinal and Brit...

Amir Khan Could Be Boxing's Next Big Thing

Ryan Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ryan Phillips

Amir Khan has finally arrived in America and the British boxer could be here for quite some time.

Children Will Be Fingerprinted To Take Out Books At Manchester School Library

Telegraph | Andrew Hough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Students in Manchester are having their thumbprints digitally transformed into electronic codes, which can then be recognised by a computer program. ...

Al-Qaeda Came Within Days Of Attack On UK, Court Hears

Telegraph | Duncan Gardham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The men, who were arrested in Manchester and Liverpool in April last year, were said to be in direct contact with al-Qaeda in Pakistan, using coded em...

Muslim Woman Barred From Flight After Refusing Full Body Scan

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AFP) - Two Muslim women were stopped from boarding a flight from Britain to Pakistan for refusing to go through new body scanners, citing reli...

Patricia Keezer: 'Robin Hood' Banker Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison For Embezzling

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — A Michigan bank manager who insists she gave the $340,000 she stole over eight years to needy customers was sentenced Tuesday to a yea...

Frank Guinta: GOP Candidate Implicated In Drunken Bar Fight

The Union Leader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Relatives of a city man who suffered a broken leg in a dust-up at a center-city bar last month are venting their anger at Mayor Frank Guinta and Alder...

Nigeria Manchester United Fan Kills Rivals After Loss

Huffington Post | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

A Nigerian man was detained following the Barcelona-Manchester United soccer match when he took fanaticism to a new level and plowed a bus into a grou...

Mexico? US? Just Don't Go There Warns EU Health Chief

Dygest.net | Dygest.net | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Spain has confirmed one case of swine flu in the east of the country, as the European Commissioner for Health warned against unnecessary travel to the...

UK Terror Plot 'Very Big': Gordon Brown

Press Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Prime Minister defended the anti-terror operation in the North West of England after the sudden resignation of Britain's most senior counter-terro...

The Last Lincolns

Charles Lachman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Lachman

In each succeeding generation, the misfortunes of Abraham Lincoln's direct descendants multiplied into a litany of alcoholism, squandered fortunes, and outright dissipation.

"The Boss" is Everywhere -- Even at Bonnaroo

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

"The Boss" is everywhere these days. You can't escape him even if you tried to, and trust me, I've tried.