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Terrorist Threat Level Raised, Britain Responds With Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 29 August 2014 | UK Comedy
It says a lot about the good people of the UK that when confronted by the threat of a 'highly likely' terrorist attack, our natural response is to take the piss... Threat level. Hoping for a knee jerk reaction from the Govt. Might buy wine while...

Obama 'Shames' An Entire Nation By Wearing A Tan Suit

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 August 2014 | UK
President Obama has been accused of "shaming" an entire nation – by turning up to a televised press conference wearing a light-tan suit. The content of Obama’s Thursday address, which included the invasion of Ukraine and the threat of ISIS, was lost on those in the...

Bird Poos On Girl's Ice Cream. Girl Licks Ice Cream. That Is All You Need To Know.

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 28 August 2014 | UK Comedy
From losing your luggage to getting sunburn, there are a whole host of things that can go wrong on holiday. That said, we've never heard of a getaway being ruined by bird poo - until now. Such was the unfortunate experience of Julie Bresnan, who was dutifully sending a video...

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Married: 8 Questions We Need Answered About Brangelina's Secret Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | 28 August 2014 | UK Entertainment
So Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally gone and got married after nine years together, according to a spokesperson for the couple. SEE MORE: First Pictures Of Brad And Ange's Wedding (Kinda) 8 Questions We Need Answering About Brangelina's...

'Great British Bake Off': Internet Reacts To #Bingate With Series Of #Justiceforiain Memes Supporting Iain Watters On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | 29 August 2014 | UK Entertainment
We've never seen anything quite like it on 'The Great British Bake Off' before but this week's episode saw the baking show's first ever flounce and (possibly) the first ever case of sabotage. REVIEW: GBBO Contestant Storms Off After Unjust Desserts After discovering that...

Dad Captures His Daughter Taking Ridiculous Selfies In Back Of Car

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 28 August 2014 | UK Comedy
A dad, who is fast becoming our favourite internet hero, has filmed his teenage daughter taking the most ridiculous selfies in the back of his car. From pouting and grimaces to enthusiastic hair-flicking, the young girl clearly pulls almost every emotion possible while sat firmly on the back seat....

Gentle Giant Dog Sits Calmly As Tiny Girl Climbs All Over Him

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 28 August 2014 | UK Comedy
In the early nineties we all cooed over the giant St. Bernard dog-cum-Hollywood star, Beethoven. But it's only now, some 20 years later, that we've found a pooch big and gentle enough to rival the loveable mutt from our childhoods. Watch as this two-year-old Tibetan Matiff, named Simba, sits...

Ice Bucket Challenge: Possibly The Biggest Fail Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 28 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Pretty easy to pour some iced water over your head, right? Well, no. Take this lass. She's gone to great lengths to wear the appropriate clothing when you're worried about drowning in water that wouldn't submerged an ant. But she's forgotten one thing. One, crucial thing...

Homer Simpson Does The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 27 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Well, it finally happened. The Ice Bucket Challenge has transcended this 3D physical realm and made it to Springfield. Yup, Homer Simpson is the latest one to get wet and chilly in the name of charity - only it doesn't go as planned, just as you'd accept....

One Direction Fans Think The Band Is Working Too Hard, The Best Of #Stopoverworkingourboys

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | 27 August 2014 | UK Entertainment
The hashtag #stopoverworkingourboys swept Twitter on Tuesday, as thousands of One Direction fans took to social media to bemoan the plight of the millionaire pop band. The band, comprising of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson, have an estimated personal combined wealth of £25 million...

Vertigo Inducing Videos: The Scariest Selfies Of All Time

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 26 August 2014 | UK Tech
Kids today are bored, and armed with ridiculously small and useful cameras. Many of them also live near to radio towers, skyscrapers or cranes. Stuff's going to happen. The latest entrant into the genre is this clearly terrifying clip filmed atop the Centre skyscraper in Hong Kong, 1,135 feet above...

Ann Summers Just Launched Isis Lingerie, Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 22 August 2014 | UK Politics
Leading lingerie brand Ann Summers has been forced to deny supporting terrorism after launching a brand of lingerie that shares its name with the Islamic terrorist group once known as ISIS. The new "Isis" line, which includes thongs, suspenders and plunge bras, was named after the...

Nick Clegg The Movie? Twitter Suggests Amazing #LibDemFilms

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 22 August 2014 | UK Politics
After suffering years of coalition, Nick Clegg is finally being honoured with a film about his role in its creation - just in time for next year's election. The one-off Channel 4 drama will chronicle the days after the 2010 election, during which the Lib Dems and Tories...

Ice Bucket Challenge Gets Political As Alistair Darling And Alex Salmond Show They're Wetter Together

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | 22 August 2014 | UK
Alistair Darling has taken the plunge and accepted a challenge from James McAvoy to take part in the ice bucket challenge. The Better Together leader posted a picture of himself being drenched in icy water after he and Alex Salmond were nominated by the Scottish actor. Now, the Scottish First Minister has also accepted McAvoy's challenge as the referendum campaign enters its final stage today. Mr Salmond said: "I'm always up for any challenge, and I'm game for this one. "It will invigorate me for the next month of campaigning - but the Scottish media should be careful what they wish for, as I get to nominate who's next for the ice bucket!" The social media craze is aimed at raising awareness and money for the neurodegenerative disease ALS, or motor neurone disease. Mr Darling thanked McAvoy and tweeted a link to, an awareness-raising site set up by Better Together director of research Gordon Aikman. Darling getting soaked Mr Aikman publicly revealed he is dying of the disease in a powerful article in the Scotland on Sunday newspaper in June. In his video, X-Men star McAvoy said: "As it is the year of the Scottish referendum on independence, I'd like to nominate our political champions Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond to do their very worst." As a bucket of icy water is poured over his head, he adds: "Alex, Alistair, you've got 24 hours." McAvoy said he was nominated for the challenge by Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Former US president George Bush, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and footballer David Beckham are among a host of well-known faces that have taken the plunge. The Best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS (So Far) Russell Brand has already nominated Prime Minister David Cameron to try out the challenge, while President Barack Obama said he'd give the icy shower a miss but still donated money to the cause. McAvoy, from Glasgow, has previously said he is "anti-political" when it comes to independence. In an interview with The Scotsman in May, he said: "I will go with whatever way my country votes, but I don't know which way I want to go yet." Mr Darling nominated the staff of Better Together to take up the dare next. He said: "One of the good things about being the boss is you can nominate your staff for anything you want and tell them what to do - so I nominate the staff of Better Together.”

This Girl Did The Ice Bucket Challenge After Her Wisdom Teeth Operation, And The Result Is Suitably Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 22 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Bless you, Meghan Waterman. For this young lass combined two huge YouTube trends - the post-wisdom teeth removal video and the ALS ice bucket challenge video - to make the film above. And as a result, she's won all our hearts. SEE ALSO: The Best...

Interesting Sign Spotted On The London Underground

Andrea Mann | 22 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Thanks to @TechnicallyRon for this spot at Kilburn Park station. We're not sure about TFL's new tone...

The Week In 20 Funny Pictures

Andrea Mann | 23 August 2014 | UK Comedy
From politicians to pop stars, we round up this week's finest, silliest photos... SEE ALSO: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets: Starring GCSE Results, Julian Assange And, Yes, Ian Botham

Andrea Mann | 23 August 2014 | UK Comedy
It was a week of joy and heartache. For those receiving their GCSE results: So proud of Bobby this morning! He's passed all of his GCSEs! He got BAA BAA BAA #gcseresults— Weird Horse (@WeirdHorse) August 21, 2014 ...

The Best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge FAILS (So Far)

Andrea Mann | 27 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Think that having a bucket of ice water chucked over your head is straightforward? Think again! Just check out these compilations of some of the funniest (and most painful-looking) ALS #icebucketchallenge FAILS to hit the internet. First of, this gem... PART ONE: PART TWO: PART THREE: SEE ALSO: What Is ALS? Find Out More Eight Hilarious #IceBucketChallenge...

Nick Clegg: The TV Movie - A First Look At The Poster

Andrea Mann | 22 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Thanks to David Schneider and David Beresford for the scoop....
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