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The Clooneys Keep Their Sparks Alive Through Social Media

I imagine they spend a few minutes exchanging longing glances through the screen as a visual promise of their IRL meeting at the end of the week.

Bronwyn Isaac | April 1, 2016 - 5:15 pm

A British Weather Reporter Referenced ‘Batman V. Superman’ Twenty Times In Her Broadcast

Really though, how many weather people can simultaneously warn you about the conditions of Easter weekend AND reference the possible outcomes of Batman V Superman?

Bronwyn Isaac | March 25, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Garbage Millionaire Rapist Let Off Hook After Claiming He Fell Into Girl’s Vagina

Ehsan Abdulaziz, a London property developer by day and rapist by night was just declared innocent in Southwark Crown Court after claiming he “accidentally penetrated the victim’s vagina.”

Bronwyn Isaac | December 16, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Worst Nightmare: Plane Forced To Turn Around & Land Because Of A Smelly Shit

Apparently, an anonymous passenger made a lavatory stop 15 minutes into the flight that literally changed the course of the trip.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Get Drunk Off Your Tears At This Workshop, Literally

Once your tears are successfully extracted, the tears are then pasteurized and tinctured in high-proof alcohol.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 7, 2015 - 2:05 pm

The Jolie-Pitts Are House-Hunting In London So Angelina Can Pursue Her Political Career

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are house-hunting in London so that Ange can continue to pursue her career in politics. You know what I just realized? Angelina Jolie

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Some Very Polite Counter-Protesters Convinced UK Anti-Choice Group Abort67 To Pack Up Their Protest And Go Away

The UK anti-choice abortion protesting group Abort67 — the group that got an epic takedown from a pregnant passerby last week — was counter-protested near an abortion clinic in London.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Watch A Pregnant Woman Tear Some Anti-Choice Protesters A New One

A UK anti-choice group, Abort67, had set up outside of a London abortion clinic with a giant picture of an aborted fetus and had been filming their protest — and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 4, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Three Women Freed From Decades Of Captivity In London

A couple in their 60s was arrested in London for holding three women as slaves for 30 years. Police say the women — one 69, one 57, and one…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2013 - 7:30 pm

“Shakespeare In Love” Is Coming To A Stage Near You

As much as the trend of turning popular movies into Broadway musicals (“Once,” “Hairspray,” “Billy Elliot,” “Matilda,” “Ghost,” maybe “The Princess Bride”) makes me worry about that we’ll never see…

Claire Hannum | November 15, 2013 - 12:40 pm

“Performance Art” Is Now A Gay College Student Having Anal Sex In An Art Gallery

There’s a stigma around virginity, so gay college student Clayton Pettet, 19, is doing his part by having anal sex inside an art gallery in front of a live audience…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Armed Man Busted At Buckingham Palace

A man carrying a knife tried to muscle his way into Buckingham Palace today but was stopped by police and arrested. He tried to get in through the everyday entrance…

Newser | October 14, 2013 - 12:50 pm

London Taxi Ad Depicts Woman Who Was Either Just Raped Or Caught In A Rainstorm

There are less obtuse ways of explaining the concept of a “rainstorm” in an advertisement, Data Cars. Because this one is looking a liiiiitle rapey, according to some anti-rape activists.

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 4:30 pm

London’s Got A Fatberg Problem

There’s fat, and then there’s fat. In the tunnels under London’s Thames River, there’s a pretty monumental fat situation. The Thames Water utility company has found a 15-ton bus-shaped lump…

Julie Gerstein | August 6, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Not This Crap Again: London Mayor Boris Johnson Thinks Educated Women Need Still To Find Husbands

During the launch of the World Islamic Economic Forum, the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, spoke with Malaysian Prime Minister about the role of women in education. After the the…

Mary Odell | July 9, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett Is The Heroine Of Yesterday’s London Terrorist Attack

By now you’ve probably heard about a disturbing terrorist attack in London yesterday: two Islamic extremists murdered a British soldier by hacking him to death with knives and then ranting…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2013 - 12:20 pm

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Acid Attack Against London Woman

Last month a 28-year-old woman answered the door of her East London home to have a bottle of acid squirted in her face and on the pet chihuahua in her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Let’s All Go To The Cat Cafe, Shall We?

The Japanese are generally better at everything — including cats. For years, they’ve had cat cafes, where overworked people with not enough space can go to pet kittens. Now some…

Julie Gerstein | February 5, 2013 - 8:30 am

Shirtless Prince Harry Immortalized In London Gay Bar Mural

“Pride” takes on a whole new meaning at Manbar, a London gay bar that just got its own shirtless Prince Harry mural — our royalty is more bangable than your

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Lady Gaga Learned Everything She Knows From Leigh Bowery

While I really can’t stand much of Lady Gaga’s music, the bitch does know how to style herself so that everybody’s talking about her all the time. Like, take the…

Julie Gerstein | September 25, 2012 - 8:30 am
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