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Have a Shagadelic Good Time in London

Does London make you feel horny, baby?
Looking for a great spot for your procreation vacation? Eurostar's not-so-subtle ad touting the, ahem, swinging city as a hook-up haven is enough to make any buttoned-up Brit blush. As for us, well, we ...

Go On, Give Yer Mum Some Bloody Flowers

"I wish me son was not such a bloody git." Is this your mum? A lot of London mothers apparently go without flowers during the country's Mothering Sunday. Credit: Getty Images.
Many a mum in London won't be singing "Sonny Boy" for Britain's annual...

Celeb Clan Close-Up: Thandie Newton And Her Girls

Actress Thandie Newton and her children. Credit: Ian Gavan, Getty Images
The Pursuit of Stylishness: Actress Thandie Newton ("The Pursuit of Happyness," "Mission Impossible 2"), along with daughters Nico, 5, left, and Ripley, 9, play the role of ...

Acne Lights Discourage Loitering

The presence of teens hanging out in large groups makes many people uncomfortable. If they are stationed in front of a store, they can discourage actual paying customers from shopping there. Rather than push through a crowd of rowdy kids, many of us ...

Baby Born on the London Underground

I don't know about London, but here in San Francisco, people do all sorts of things on the street cars -- read, listen to music, work on their laptops, sleep, even dance. But as far as I know, no one's ever had a baby on a train or in one of the unde...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa School!

When I was a kid my Uncle Bob, who lived down the street, used to dress up like Santa Claus and visit our house Christmas Eve to deliver presents. He was pretty convincing, I must admit, in his Santa suit, beard and bag of presents (it was actually ...

Angelina Jolie Denies Pregnancy Rumors...Again

Hot on the heels of bringing twins Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline into the world, rumors have been flying that Angelina Jolie is pregnant again. The twins joined Ange, partner Brad Pitt and four other children mere months ago, with Angelina spo...

Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow - How far would you go for your best friend?

When Madonna made plans to split with hubby Guy Ritchie, she also parted ways with her adopted home of London to return to New York. But she left something -- or someone -- behind in London, her best friend Gwyneth Paltrow. And according to the tablo...

Madonna and Guy Ritchie - It's officially over

First there were the rumors , including a possible affair. Then there were the denials. And finally, there was an attempt at reconciliation, including renewing of their wedding vows. But now that all is said and done, Madonna and Guy Ritchie say thei...

David Beckham set to launch kids books

Soccer superstar David Beckham is set to launch a series of books aimed at getting kids to read through soccer. These days, Beckham is known as much for his celebrity lifestyle and products that carry his name as he is for his Euro football moves. In...

Elle MacPherson lets son ride on handlebars

(Think that's bad? See which celebs should never have kids) Supermodel Elle MacPherson is in trouble with the Royal Prevention of Accidents for letting her son ride on the handlebars of her bike. The model was spotted in London with son Aurelius Cy ...

Madonna and Guy Ritchie renew wedding vows

Despite rumors that their marriage is on the skids, Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie have renewed their vows. According to reports the two resealed the deal this past weekend in a Kabbalah ceremony in Ritchie's native London. If reports are to be b...

No more garbage truck bears in London

It's not just a British thing -- I've seen a similar thing here in the states. I'm speaking of the practice of strapping a stuffed animal to the front of a garbage or tow truck. While I've seen it here, it's certainly not universal. In North London, ...

Harry Potter actor fatally stabbed

I'll admit I haven't kept up on the whole Harry Potter thing -- I made it through the third book and have seen the first two movies, but that's as far as I've gotten -- so I have no idea who Marcus Belby is, really. Apparently, he shows up in book si...

Stores use sonic sounds to chase away children

When I first read this story, I thought it was a joke. The very idea that there are high-frequency sounds that children care hear that adults cannot is news to me. But apparently it is true, and some shops in London are using that sound to drive misb...

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