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Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch Fans Reacting To His Engagement

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 5 November 2014 | UK Comedy
It seems that Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged. So we had to do this - with a tip of the hat, of course, to Red Scharlach, creator of the famous 'Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch'.

Donkey Gets Stuck In A Manhole

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 5 November 2014 | UK
A donkey has been rescued by firefighters in Switzerland after it became lodged in a manhole. The creature struggled for more than an hour before emergency services managed to prise the ass from its concrete mooring. The unfortunate beast was discovered by a man walking his dog in the...

Taylor Swift's Next Album To Be About Her Break-Up With Spotify

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Taylor Swift's next album will focus on her break-up with Spotify, music insiders have told HuffPost UK Comedy. Swift ended her relationship with the online music service this week - a move which has "broken Spotify's heart", say those in the industry. Spotify has even penned...

Do You Like Taylor Swift Songs But Don't Want To? You Need 'Swiftamine'

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Did you know that the number one cause of vertigo in adults is realising that they like a Taylor Swift song? And for those people, help is at hand - thanks to 'Saturday Night Live' and Swiftamine. SEE ALSO: These People Really Need To Shake It Off

15 Spectacular Firework Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
From tens of thousands of pounds' worth of fireworks all going off at once to just one firework going off beneath a man's crotch, here's a round-up of some of the (often literally) most spectacular fireworks fails ever to have been experienced by man. Or at least to have been...

Romeo Beckham's Burberry Christmas Ad: A Step-By-Step Guide

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Burberry's festive advert, 'From London With Love', has been unveiled - and it stars the young and impossibly cute Romeo Beckham. But what happens in it, exactly? Well, lots of coats. And scarves. And the impossibly cute Romeo Beckham. Allow our moment-by-moment account to explain...

This Italian Police Motorbike Display Is Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
We can't be certain when this video was filmed (the YouTube description says 1953, but it appears to feature Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Leone, who held the post from 1971-1978). But regardless of when it took place, this display by police motorcyclists in Rome is really quite spectacular, even by...

So This Is What A Sneezing Chicken Sounds Like

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Ever wondered what a chicken sounds like when it sneezes? Of course you have. You're only human. So thank goodness for Squeak, the chicken from Brisbane, who's finally cleared up the mystery for us. Congratulations, Squeak. We now pronounce you The Internet's Most Famous Sneezing Animal since this one: (Via

Rap Star Presto Flo's Photo Shoot In Florida Goes Slightly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
The best bit about this video is that you know what's coming... ...yet the manner in which it happens is slightly unexpected. Poor old Presto Flo. According to the video's YouTube description, he went "straight to the emergency room and once bandaged up he was back in the...

This Video Is Proof That Tahr Goats Are The Masters Of Disguise

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 4 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Can you spot the goats hiding on this hillside in New Zealand? You've got 10 seconds... SEE ALSO: Can You Spot The Dog In These Photos? (Via Daily Picks And Flicks)

Rita Ora Cries 'Hack' After Embarrassing Twitter Stunt Backfires

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Rita Ora has cried 'hack' after a tweet was sent from her account claiming that if enough people retweeted, she'd release a new song on Monday. The tweet was sent on 31 October and read: "Dropping my new song Monday if this get 100,000 retweets (sic)." According to

Ed Miliband In 15 Hilariously Awkward Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 4 November 2014 | UK Politics
Ed Miliband was pilloried last week after he was snapped giving money to a beggar with an expression that critics said looked like he "feared she had Ebola". READ MORE: This Act Of Generosity Just Added To Miliband's List Of Awkward Photo Ops The...

Bella The Wiggling Boxer Dog Is VERY Happy To See Her Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
If only somebody greeted us like this when we came home from work... *sniff* SEE ALSO: Meet The Dog That Can Sing The Blues This Boxer Dog Loves Her Water Fountain

This Guy's Royal Baby Costume Wins Halloween This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
"I was the royal baby for Halloween," writes Redditor TheRealFreshy. And we can only applaud him... Incredible. One is most amused. SEE ALSO: Man Dressed As Wolverine Dances To 'Single Ladies' Check Out This Father And Son's Amazing Halloween Costume...

October's Funniest Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
The full headline of this, of course, being:'October's Funniest Fails, In One Eye-Watering And Schadenfreude-Inducing Compilation'. Yes, Fail Army have rounded up last month's finest flops in one video. And be warned: it's likely to make you go 'Ouch!' at least once. SEE ALSO: Groom Drops Bride On...

Dog Sings The Blues... Surprisingly Tunefully

Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Here are HuffPost UK Comedy, we're no strangers to musical animals. But Coyote the dog is something of an anomaly. Because he can actually howl-slash-sing in tune. No, really. Check out his vocal prowess above, as he accompanies his saxophone-playing human. Hopefully it was swiftly followed...

Wolverine Dancing To Beyoncé's 'Single Ladies' May Be The Best Thing That Happened This Halloween

Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Well, this has just about made our day. And made somebody's Halloween night. Yes, this chap dressed as Wolverine was on his way to - or possibly on his way back from - a Halloween party, when his friends made him entertain them with a pretty perfect rendition of Beyoncé's...

Roadworker Baffles His Co-Workers With Incredible Card Trick

Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
Now here's a sight you don't see every day in Britain. Or, indeed, anywhere. Because this roadworker has skills of the non-roadworking kind. Specifically: of the David Blaine, close-up magic kind. Watch him baffle his colleagues with a particularly brilliant card trick. And no, we have no idea how...

Who Is The Coolest - David Cameron Or Barack Obama?

Andrea Mann | 3 November 2014 | UK Comedy
That headline is not, amazingly, a rhetorical question, but one posed by 'Russell Howard's Good News'. Check out Howard comparing and contrasting Cameron and Obama's recent moves... and coming to a not-too-unexpected conclusion. SEE ALSO: Ebola Coverage In The UK Vs The US Media

Grumpy Cat's Christmas Movie Trailer Is Here - And She's Not Happy About It

Louise Ridley | 2 November 2014 | UK Comedy
She's captured millions of fans online, and now Grumpy Cat will be scowling on an even bigger screen. Grumpy Cat's first movie, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, sees the furry internet phenomenon in a variety of new guises: as paintball gun-touting attacker, getaway car driver and, of course,...
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