Room Film Review: 'Exquisite And Life-Affirming'

Sophie McNaughton | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie McNaughton

While Room has the makings of a terrifyingly real horror story or psychological thriller, director Lenny Abrahamson refuses to diminish or cheapen Donoghue's life-affirming story with gimmicks or horror-movie-frights, and instead creates a heart-breaking, and paradoxically heart-warming, masterpiece of cinema which tells a story of human spirit, hope and the incomparable love between a mother and her child.

YouTuber's Social Experiment On Abducting Women Branded 'Victim Blaming'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A YouTuber, who staged a social experiment to show "how easy it is to abduct women", has been called out for "victim blaming". Joey Salads, 21, dro...

Former IRA Leader Ivor Bell Charged In Connection With Abduction And Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK

A veteran republican charged in connection with the IRA murder more than 40 years ago of Belfast mother of 10 Jean McConville is due in court today. ...

Where Next For Maria?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

The Bulgarian Roma family, wrongly thought to have abducted the mystery child Maria when she was found in Greece last week, are calling for her to be ...

Are You Prejudiced Towards Roma and Travellers, Or Are You Right? A Five-Step Checklist

Peter McGuire | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Peter McGuire

Did you instantly believe that the Roma had abducted any of the three children taken from their families in Ireland or Greece this month? Pause a moment. Have a look at yourself. Why did you believe it?

Maria: Bulgarian Couple Confirmed As Mystery Girl's Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK

DNA tests have confirmed that a Bulgarian Roma woman is the mother of the mystery child Maria, found in Greece last week. "DNA samples showed that ...

Do Roma 'Gypsies' Really Abduct Children?

Peter McGuire | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK
Peter McGuire

Old and contemporary European folklore is full of stories about Roma, Europe's most vilified minority, abducting children. In Ireland, the Travellers, an indigenous ethnic minority, sometimes represent the abducting bogey. Where did this myth come from, and why do people still believe it?

Roma Couple Charged With Abducting Mystery Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

A Roma couple have been formally charged with abducting a mystery girl who was found living with them in Greece. The couple, named locally as Hrist...

'I Spent 11 Years In Hell, Your Hell Is Just Beginning'

Posted 02.08.2013 | UK

Ariel Castro was handed a sentence Thursday that will imprison him for the rest of his life as punishment for the abduction and nearly decade-long tor...

Ohio Kidnap Victim Amanda Berry's Daughter Jocelyn, 6, ‘Is Healthy, Happy & Eating Ice Lollies'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

A six-year-old girl thought to have been born in the captivity of a trio of suspected kidnappers is “happy and healthy”, police say. Jocelyn, ...

Missing Businesswoman's DNA 'Found In Flat'

PA | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

The blood of a missing businesswoman was discovered at a flat where she was allegedly tortured and killed, a court heard today. Forensic scientist ...

Missing Tycoon Found Barefoot With Insults Scrawled On His Face

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Police in Ireland are investigating the discovery of a developer believed to have been held hostage for eight months before being found wandering bare...

'We Are Absolutely Overwhelmed'

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

A six-year-old girl who was abducted by her father on her third birthday and taken to Pakistan has been reunited with her mother. Atiya Anjum-Wilki...

Six-Year-Old Abducted By Her Father Finally 'Returning Home'

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

A six-year-old girl is due to be reunited with her mother tonight than three years after she was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan. Atiy...

New Photos Of April Jones Released

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Unseen images of missing April Jones have been released by her family, two months after her disappearance. Cuddling mum Coral and swinging on the ...

'You Are Every Parent's Nightmare'

Press Association | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A photography student who posed as a babysitter to film himself abusing young girls has been jailed for life. Red Saunders, 23, prepared scripts, b...

New Pictures Of Missing April Jones Posted On Facebook

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

New photographs of missing five-year-old April Jones have been released by her relatives and friends. The snaps, posted on Facebook, show the litt...

'I Know You Did Everything In Your Power To Find Her': Prince William Praises April Jones Search Teams

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Prince William has praised mountain rescue teams for their continued efforts to find missing toddler April Jones. In a letter to Mountain Rescue E...

Megan Stammers Back On Twitter After Returning To UK

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

Megan Stammers has thanked her followers on Twitter for "the nice messages of support" in her first posting since she fled to France with her Maths te...

'Danger Parents' Fleeing Authorities With Children

PA | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

The number of "dangerous parents" fleeing with their children when social services become involved in their families is increasing, a senior British j...

VIDEO: The Terrifying Moment A Stranger Tried To Abduct A Girl, 7, While She Shopped For Toys

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Supermarket CCTV cameras have captured the astonishing moment a man tried to abduct a seven-year-old girl. Brittney Baxter was toy shopping at an ...

Two Schoolboys Arrested For Attempting To 'Abduct' Young Girl In Asda

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Two schoolboys have been arrested on suspicion of trying to abduct a little girl from a supermarket. Merseyside Police are appealing for informatio...

Michael Jackson, From Oldbury, Charged With Abducting 10-Year-Old Boy

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Detectives investigating after a 10-year-old boy vanished on a trip to shops have charged a man with kidnap and sexual assault, p...

Video Interview: Taylor Lautner And Lily Collins Talk Abduction

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Style

Earlier this week we were lucky enough to be able to catch five minutes with Twilight's Taylor Lautner and the lovely Lily Collins - in the middle of ...

'Kidnap Loophole' Lets Child Abductors Escape Life Sentences

PA | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

Criminals who entice children into their cars without lying or using force are escaping kidnap charges due to a loophole in the law, the Government's ...