Riot L.A. (various venues, downtown Los Angeles, Friday through Sunday). Los Angeles is a city of comedy. It's not the only city of comedy – there are New York and Chicago (and Toronto and London, among other places where English is spoken). There is comedy practiced everywhere – given the minimal...
Late last year, we revealed that Titan Comics would be returning to Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch’s supernatural detective novels (initially known as Midnight Riot in the US), with a new miniseries. But what actually happens when Russian gangsters go on the hunt for a powerful witch in police custody? io9 has a first look! Read more...
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's policy chief apologized on Wednesday after a newly released memo from 30 years ago revealed he had blamed poor morals in the black community for riots and said any investment would be wasted on discos and drugs.
Riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping: it's been a tough year for Uber. ||| Paris - From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup. Show More Summary
From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup. Since first winning customers in San Francisco five years ago, Uber has enjoyed spectacular...
Basil Jarvis left the Caribbean for West London 50 years ago, and has blasted soca sounds onto the streets of Notting Hill every year since.
LONDON — So today is Black Friday, and that can only mean two things: (1) shops across the country slashing their prices in the annual tradition made famous in the U.S., and (2) various members of the public rioting, scrapping and pretty...Show More Summary
A device that allows loved ones in long-distance relationships to listen to their partner’s heartbeat has been launched on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter today by a London startup. Little Riot, a Telefonica-backed company, is looking...Show More Summary
Activists set a police car alight and scuffled with officers in riot gear in central London as thousands took part in a “Million Mask March” anti-capitalist demonstration on Thursday night. Many activists wore the white masks associated with the international Anonymous network at the...
LEFTISTS RIOT IN LONDON – ATTACK POLICE Leftists torched cars in London. BREAKING: Chaos escalates at the #MillionMaskMarch in London. pic.twitter.com/dA354kRUTu... The post BREAKING: Leftists RIOT – CLASH with Police at Million Mask March in London appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
LONDON — The UK explodes into a riot of oranges, reds and yellows each autumn, as summer bids us farewell and trees of all shapes and sizes shed their leaves ahead of the approaching winter. From Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire to Nottingham's Sherwood Forest, the country's annual display rivals anywhere in the world. Show More Summary
There have been a growing number of anti-gentrification protests in and around London lately. They’ve also been getting louder, angrier, and in the case of the recent #fuckparade riots, more violent. read more
The London "bemusement park" wraps up in style.
Lush Cosmetics, known for their organic products that are not tested on animals—particularly their bath bombs—is getting some unwanted attention from some London residents, who are offended by an incense they’ve created called Lavender Hill Mob, which was “inspired” by the aftermath of the 2011 London Riots. Read more...
Photo via Banksy Dismaland's Facebook Banksy will mark the launch of his very own "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, London, with a series of live performances, NME reports. Dismaland's musical entertainment begins on August 28, with DJ Yoda and Peanut Butter Wolf performing alongside Breakbeat Lou. Show More Summary
In London, taxi drivers are not rioting and burning Uber cars like we’ve recently seen in Paris. Instead, they are enlisting the likes comedian Russell Brand who sides with London’s black cabs in an 8-minute video that’s making the rounds in social media this week. Show More Summary
Pussy Riot are presenting an impromptu guerrilla gig of political speech and post-punk music with Thurston Moore.
As far as book mediums go, I'm no monogamist... Column by Christopher Shultz I made a realization after a friend insisted I read Rivers of London AKA Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch. She lent me her paperback copy, and after a few months of forgetfulness, I finally sat down to read it one evening. Show More Summary