Entries by David Hobbs from 11/2013

Co-operative Bank to Close 50 Branches In Hedge Fund Rescue Plan

Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Around 50 branches are to close as control of the Co-operative Bank is handed to a group of investors as part of a rescue plan. The Co-operative Gr...

Jackie Stewart Revisits Weekend Of A Champion 40 Years After Original Film (VIDEO)

Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Sport

"We were killing so many people. One year in four consecutive months in the same weekend we lost a grand prix driver. I counted 57 people who died, wh...

Hurtwood Prize for Young Filmmakers: What's It All About?

Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

For the second year, the Hurtwood Prize is offering young filmmakers the chance to shoot music videos but with an added incentive - working with up an...

Hurtwood Prize For Young Filmmakers: Hudson Taylor Get Involved

Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Having started their pop career by posting to YouTube, it's no surprise that up and coming Irish duo have lent their support to this year's Hurtwood P...

What Was Your Favourite Piece Of Content In 2013? (POLL)

Posted 11.06.2013 | UK

What was your favourite piece of content during 2013? At HuffPost, we love great content, whether it’s a must-watch viral video, a brilliantly wr...

Prestige Of Winning Hurtwood Prize Helped Josh Renaut To Make Mark In Film

Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

As entries start rolling in for this year's Hurtwood Prize for Young Filmmakers, HuffPost caught up with one of the winning contestants from 2012, Jos...

Mount Etna Erupts In Spectacular Style (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 11.13.2013 | UK

One of the world's most active volcanoes is at it again - and with stunning results. Photographers captured Mount Etna as spectacular eruptions com...

Boy, Aged 3, Dies In Tractor Accident On Farm

Posted 11.13.2013 | UK

A three-year-old boy has died in an apparent 'tragic accident' after being hit by a tractor on a farm. Police and paramedics rushed to the farm, in...

Dario Franchitti, British Four-Time IndyCar Champion, Forced To Retire After Crash (VIDEO)

Posted 11.15.2013 | UK Sport

Tributes from the world of racing have poured in for IndyCar racer Dario Franchitti who has been forced to hang up his racing helmet for good on docto...

Two Remanded On Mansfield Garden Murder Charges

Posted 11.15.2013 | UK

The daughter and son-in-law of an elderly couple found buried in their own back garden have appeared in court charged with their murders. Susan Edw...

Allan McNish, New WEC Champion, Shed 'A Few Tears' When He Won Title

Posted 11.15.2013 | UK Sport

Allan McNish has admitted he shed 'a few tears' when he won the World Endurance Championship title in China. The Scot crossed the line in third pla...

UK Weather: Freezing Conditions Forecast Across UK

Posted 11.18.2013 | UK

Homes in northern Scotland will be the first battered by freezing temperatures as mercury plummets below the seasonal average, forecasters have warned...

Greenpeace Slams Russian Court Ruling Over Arctic Protesters

Posted 11.18.2013 | UK

Greenpeace has described the arrest of activists for protesting against drilling in the Arctic as a "circus" after a court ruling extended the detenti...

Hogwarts In The Snow

Posted 11.18.2013 | UK

Harry Potter fans are in for a Christmas treat this year as Warner Bros have unveiled a festive makeover for their London studio tour. The Great Ha...

Students Spend Over £1,000 A Year On Beauty Products

Posted 11.19.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students are spending a colossal average of £1,109 on beauty products, with Lancaster topping the polls as the vainest university, It has been reveal...

Which Universities Have The Best Nightlife For Students?

Posted 11.19.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Every good university student loves a night out, which is why it is important to check out the most exciting and vibrant cities after dark. Luckily...

Stirling University Hockey Team Suspended From Sport For Sexist Chant

Posted 11.19.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students filmed chanting sexist and offensive songs on a public bus have been suspended from representing their university, it has been confirmed. ...

MK Dons: Should I Be Over This Now?

| Posted 11.19.2013 | UK Sport

Come 5 o'clock and Final Score on a Saturday I know where my sympathies lie and if MKD have lost, it feels like another small triumph, another dig in their ribs has been applied from all those 'real' fans who wish they weren't there. Childish maybe, but so is much of life as a football fan.

How To Save Money This Christmas

Posted 11.20.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Christmas can be a difficult time for cash-strapped students, but there are ways to reduce costs over the festive season. David Ellis, editor of St...

Top Tips For Revision From Getrevising.co.uk

Posted 11.20.2013 | UK Universities & Education

With January exams only a couple of months away, it is time to once again sift through the mountain of books piled on your desk and begin what feels l...

The Best Student University Cities In The World

Posted 11.20.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If you've ever wondered which city offers the very best student experience, then look no further. Topuniversities.com has revealed the best univers...

Students Drinking Less Due To Higher Tuition Fees

Posted 11.21.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An age of sobriety is developing amongst Britain's students as they struggle to cope with the steep rise in tuition fees and "simply cannot afford" to...

Remember When Lewis Hamilton Won F1 World Title In Brazil (Video)

Posted 11.22.2013 | UK Sport

It's five years since those dramatic moments at the end of the Brazilian Grand Prix when Felipe Massa crossed the finish to send thousands of Brazilia...

Brazilian Grand Prix: What Will Be Resolved?

Posted 11.24.2013 | UK Sport

The climax to the 2013 Formula One season is upon us and although the titles have been wrapped up well in advance by Red Bull and its talismanic leade...

Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian Grand Prix And Sets More Records

Posted 11.24.2013 | UK Sport

Red Bull Racing ended a remarkable Formula One season in Brazil as Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber took first and second at Interlagos. For Vettel...