Lifestyle

Small firms thrive as customers seek more unique clothing

Aug 21, 2018

Small clothes manufacturers are using technology and skill to bring down costs and targeting well-heeled customers who are willing to pay a little more for clothes that aren't churned out by the thousands half a world away.

Gatwick passengers need to check whiteboards after IT glitch

Aug 20, 2018

Going somewhere? Gatwick Airport has resorted to using marking pens and whiteboards to post flight information after a technical failure caused electronic message boards to malfunction.

Peak-lovers piqued as Welsh mountain downgraded to hill

Aug 18, 2018

The Welsh mountain Fan y Big has had a comedown _ it has been downgraded to a hill

'Disruptive' man in Tinkerbell dress ousted from Ryanair jet

Aug 17, 2018

Authorities say a man dressed as Tinkerbell has been removed from a plane at London's Stansted Airport for disruptive behavior

Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

Aug 17, 2018

Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream

Aug 14, 2018

London's famous, festering fatberg lives on _ and is getting its own livestream

Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow

Aug 13, 2018

Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport.

9-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

Aug 10, 2018

The U.K. government says a 9-year-old India-born chess prodigy whose fight to stay in Britain drew international attention can remain in the country

Sports Direct snaps up ailing UK retailer House of Fraser

Aug 10, 2018

British retailer Sports Direct says it has bought struggling department store chain House of Fraser after the 169-year-old business went into administration ($115 million)

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

Aug 9, 2018

The British Museum says it is handing back to Iraq a group of 5,000-year-old antiquities looted from the country after the U.S.-led 2003 invasion

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