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2014: The Year In (Funny) Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Comedy

From photobombs to selfies, politicians to Popes - well, the Pope - we look back at the year in pictures. Silly pictures, that is... SEE ALSO: Th...

Misheard Song Lyrics – The 2014 Edition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Pleated Jeans do their usual end-of-year honours and bring us the best lyrics you think you heard in 2014. From Taylor Swift to Sam Smith, One Dire...

The Best YouTube Fails Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Together with Handface, we round up the finest, funniest, flat-out fails that made us giggle on YouTube this year... SEE ALSO: Our Favourite Funn...

Play-Doh Have Reached The Zenith Of 2014 'Year In Review' Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

In case you haven't realised yet, 2014 is currently being 'reviewed' in literally every possible way. We've got the year in drones and the year in ...

Our 14 Favourite Funny Viral Videos Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Comedy

We've already brought you the 14 greatest cat videos and the 14 greatest dog videos of 2014. Now, it's time for the humans. And Muppets. And cartoo...

The 14 Best Things That Happened On Twitter In 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Twitter in 2014 had it all: highs, lows and awkward retweets by Donald Trump. From failed hashtag campaigns to mickey-taking of the highest order, ...

The 14 Greatest Dog Videos Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Comedy

We're calling it: dogs are the new cats. Yes, 2014 was the year that our canine pals truly came into their own and challenged cats' internet domina...

The 14 Greatest Cat Videos Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Comedy

We realise, of course, that at the time of writing there are still a few weeks left in 2014. And in that time, at least another 10,000 cat videos coul...

Were These The Most Successful Video Campaigns Of 2014?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Tech

Viral campaign videos from charities and businesses have become an embedded part of popular culture. So much so that when the annual John Lewis Ch...

This Year In Eight Amazing Online Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK

Ellen DeGeneres's Oscar selfie, Greenpeace's Lego protest video and images of the Tower of London poppies installation lead in The C Word list 201...

Looks Like The Feeling's Mutual For This 'Strictly' Pair

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

This year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ has barely begun, however, it looks like we already have our first romance. Earlier this week, Thom Evan...

Reading and Leeds 2014: A Modern Flavour to the Veteran Festival

Olly Hunter | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

It's the pinnacle of summer. The final bank holiday hurrah for the U.K. A chance for many to bid farewell to their barbeques, paddling pools and take their tops off in public one last time. For over 150,000 people though it's the annual celebration of getting rowdy in a field to one of the biggest bills of music in the world at Reading and Leeds Festivals. What is often forgotten is that it's been this way for over 30 years.

The Best Films of 2014 So Far

George Washbourn | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Washbourn

With 2014 (over) halfway through, it's time to reflect on the cinematic year thus far. Accredited with numerous triumphs, not to mention a number of emphatic troughs (here's looking at you, Pudsey The Movie), take a look at a list of the 5 top films of the first half of 2014, product of my humble opinion...

London's West End LIVE

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

This year West End LIVE also returned to Leicester Square at the West End LIVE Spiegeltent, which contained an array of costumes, scripts and sets from shows such as Wicked and Matilda. It is a real rarity to see items like these up-close, and they even offered up the chance to try on some of the costumes yourself.

Read Not Dead - Shakespeare's Contemporaries Reborn

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Gwalchmai

Hopefully, that last question is the one that most writers keep in their minds above all. We hope that if we make it true and we make it well, it will chime a chord with people enough to do the rest.

A Slice of Norway

Jorn Tomter | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK
Jorn Tomter

Today it is 200 years since Norway's constitution law was signed on the 17 May 1814. At the time it was considered to be one of the most liberal democratic constitutions and today it is the third oldest constitution law in the world...

Everyone Can Cook!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

This week we welcomed 'A Girl Called Jack' (Monroe) to the Food Tube family. Jack made her name as a cash-strapped single mum living in Southend. With her immense resourcefulness, she tightened her apron strings and threw flour in the face of adversity. Check out her Food Tube debut

What Has Brazil Learned From South Africa as the FIFA World Cup Approaches?

Beth McLoughlin | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Sport
Beth McLoughlin

I am here in Brazil investigating the effects on children, and so far I have seen children suffer from health problems and miss out on school due to evictions and event-related works, while FIFA is set to make $4bn from the tournament. Many have been rehoused, but they are now hours away from their schools and from hospitals and other essential services...

Interior Trends SS14 - Rich Pickings

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

The sun has arrived, and a new light is cast into our homes, calling for a fresh look at our interiors. Similar to fashion, it's unlikely that many of us can get a whole new wardrobe each season, so it is all about ways of updating our spaces with small accessories - and perhaps a few big splurges along the way!

Thistles at Dawn

Rob McDowall | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McDowall

To my friends, family and foe it's no secret that I'm banging the drum for Independence and praying for a YES vote in just under 157 days, but one thing that needs to be said is that I am not an SNP supporter...

F1: Are 2014 Regulation Changes Really for the Better?

Todd McCandless | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Technology came into the sport for one simple reason, to go faster and race harder. It was a natural companion to the quest to go faster than anyone else around a circuit. A tool by which teams could ensure that their car would secure the constructor's championship.

The Magic of the 2014 London Marathon, Starring 35,000 Heroes

Alex Jones | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Sport
Alex Jones

There are no prizes for identifying the headline act in the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon. Double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah will compete in his first full marathon, having run half the course in 2013 to assess the route and the environment.

The European Quantitative Uneasiness

Paulo Casaca | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics
Paulo Casaca

Whereas in the last few years the US, UK and Japan central banks have been busy flushing the market with money, things have not developed quite the same way in the Eurozone, as the European Central Bank (ECB) is still struggling to define its own role.

Snookering the Night Away

Brandon Hartley | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Sport
Brandon Hartley

While many a Brit is accustomed to televised snooker, the game is still relatively unknown in many corners of the world. I grew up in the states and I'd never even seen a snooker table before I moved to Europe a few years ago. Pool remains the preferred cue sport in my nation of origin.

Merthyr Tydfil Is Not a 'Crap Town'

Gemma Parry | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Parry

For Christmas, my parents gave my boyfriend a book entitled "Crap towns returns", which I'm sure most people have heard of. They gave it to him because they found it hilarious that our own home town, Merthyr Tydfil, featured in it, as it has done many times before because, according to the masses, it's a crap place to live.