#2015

The Biggest Films of 2015 According to One Star Amazon Reviews

Harry Crawford | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

I've trawled through Amazon to see once and for all the true colours of the biggest films released last year...

Fifteen Things I Learnt in 2015

Anais Mutumba | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anais Mutumba

2015 was probably one of the worst years of my life. I know, a bit of a depressing start to this blog plost. The thing about 2015 is despite the many valleys and storms, there was just something so beautiful and amazing about it.

Highlights and Hopes

Martyn Sibley | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

For this year's 'New Year' post I wanted to summarise my highlights from 2015. I haven't gone into much detail, but I've linked to the original posts ...

In Memory Of Those Who Are No Longer With Us, But Sadly Still Here.

Paul Marshall | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

Yes, it's the very end of the year; a time when we inevitably look back on those - all of the above and numerous others besides - who have regrettably passed away.

Here Are Some Of The Best Student Journalist Stories From This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Every year, HuffPost UK rounds up the best stories written by student journalists. It's always a tough job condensing so much talent into just one lis...

Here Are Britain's Young Campaigners Of 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Far from being the apathetic, lazy generation, young people have had a cracking year. From persuading Michael Gove to tackle FGM and changing a cen...

Test Your 2015 Knowledge With Our Fiendishly Difficult Quiz

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.12.2015 | UK
Read More: UK News, 2015, UK News

Our 2015 news quiz separates from the current affairs aficionados from the amateur keyboard commentators. How much do you really know about what happe...

Here's What Student Feminists Achieved In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Chloe Kerr | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

This year has been a big year for feminism. Jennifer Lawrence wrote an essay about gender pay gaps in Hollywood, Hillary Clinton announced she was run...

5 Most Controversial Things That Happened At UK Universities In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Jasmin Grey | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

University life was never going to be quiet, and this year has been no different. Students' unions, universities and student societies have all con...

My Eight Great Festive Gift Ideas

Bwoywonder | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Style
Bwoywonder

With the highly anticipated 7th offering, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, not so far away in a distant galaxy now, there is nothing like embracing the hype with these knit jumpers from numbskull.co.uk. You don't have to be a big fan to appreciate the clever way in which iconic characters from Star Wars have been infused in these traditional pullovers.

The Student Nurses Problem

Isabel Alcock | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Isabel Alcock

As everyone saw in the recent budget George Osborne wants to cut costs in order to help the country pay off its debt. However one of his more interest...

Selena Gomez, I'm So Sorry to Hear Your News

Olivia Jones | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

News has now broken that pop sensation, Hollywood actress and teen idol Selena Gomez has been suffering with lupus and has been treating it with chemotherapy. This is another bit of evidence that you needed to believe that celebrities, even at the dizziest heights of fame, are real people.

Child Tax Credits? Already Being Cut

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Politics
Ben Gwalchmai

The cuts have already come. That "slow pace of welfare cuts" announced in the budget? Not true. Especially for child tax credits. Child tax credits...

Have the Planets Aligned for Ed Miliband?

Leo Garbutt | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Leo Garbutt

Over the last century, there have been periods during which one set of commonly accepted values in British politics is replaced by another. This occur...

From Caffeine Fiend to Caffeine Free

Harvey Wilks | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Caffeine addiction is something from which more people 'suffer' than would probably care to admit, because really we don't see it as an addiction. Nicotine dependence gives you cancer and emphysema; alcoholism gives you liver disease and driving bans; meth could result in a face different to the one you were born with.

A Video CV for Your Firm?

Melissa Davis | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

While this might well be a useful tool for finding talented new candidates, could it also be an opportunity for law firms to connect with prospective clients? Knowing how well I responded to this I've suggested a few of the advantages of creating a 'video CV' for your firm.

More of This and Less of That

Arabella Noortman | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK
Arabella Noortman

Lately I've been dwelling on things in the world at large that I would like to see either more of or less of in 2015.

From a Year of 'Us' to a Year of 'Me': Starting the Year as a Young Widow

Rachael Dickson Hillyard | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Dickson Hillyard

However, 2014 is over and 2015 has arrived whether it was welcomed or not. If 2014 was a year of 'us', it seems 2015 will be a year of 'me'. My focus has been someone else for so long and I'm not yet comfortable with this new solitary mind set.

What Celebrity Big Brother Tells Us About 2015

Richard Batt | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Richard Batt

This is going to continue throughout the whole of 2015 because after CBB we've got the General Election where the politicians will argue, the papers will print embarrassing stories and somehow this will result in a lot of airtime for Katie Hopkins.

Veganism: Why Fake It?

Harvey Wilks | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

So as each and every one of you will know, this month has been Veganuary - a 31 day long promise to the birds and bees and cows and pigs and sheep and prawns and former racehorses that for the duration of January 2015 I will comply with a more compassionate lifestyle that diminishes their need to suffer.

Here Come the Greens...

Zahid Ayden | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Politics
Zahid Ayden

On Monday, the Green Party unveiled their new campaign poster in Westminster, boasting a rich, emerald green where the MP of Brighton Pavillion Caroline Lucas and party leader Natalie Bennett stand, both with beaming smiles and the tagline: What are you afraid of boys? - I like it...

Why My Year Starts in February

Gina Lyons | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Gina Lyons

Last year I was constantly not good enough. Not good enough at my job, my friends, my family, my looks. This year somethings gotta give and it really should be the self beating I keep knocking myself out with.

Why January Is a Good Month

Zoe Jones | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Jones

After the excesses of December, which now seem to take over the whole month, not just Christmas, I have actually found myself craving my own company, reading books, catching-up on films I haven't seen yet and focusing on eating healthily and moving more.

Veganuary: an Omnivore Faces Facts and the Ethical Hangover

Harvey Wilks | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harvey Wilks

Hang on, veganism is not solely about the health benefits bestowed on the individual, is it now, dear commenter? What about the benefits enjoyed by the animals that don't get ingested, or X-ed out as collateral damage in some intensive food manufacturing process?

Gym Thoughts

Sadie Brown | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Sadie Brown

I'm also punishing myself each morning by doing 50 naked squats in a full-length mirror so I can witness the full horror of enjoying Milk Tray for breakfast, Ferrero Rocher for lunch and Christmas cake for dinner in HD.