UK Accident

My Kid Bought a £50 Horror Game Whilst Watching Cartoons

Pat Higgins | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Parents
Pat Higgins

Yesterday, my four-year-old bought 'Until Dawn', the new PS4 survival horror game starring Hayden Panettiere. It cost me £50. She did this whilst I s...

Five-Year-Old Girl Dead After Her Head Became Trapped In A Lift

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

UPDATE: First Picture Of Girl, 5, Who Died After Getting Head Stuck In Disability Lift A five-year-old girl has died after her head became trapped ...

Rockets and Humour: Three Amusing Anecdotes

Thomas Moorton | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Moorton

"A good rule for rocket experimenters to follow is this: always assume it will explode." - Letter to the Editors of Astronautics, 1937 I'm sure tha...

Heroic Mother Dies In Horrific Escalator Accident After Throwing Son To Safety (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Parents

The shocking moment a heroic mother was killed as she fell into an escalator at a shopping centre has been captured on CCTV. Xiang Liujuan was sho...

Woman Left Scalped After Getting Hair Caught In A Power Drill

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Content Below A woman whose hair became caught in a power drill has almost fully recovered after the traumatic incident left her w...

Woman's Legs Saved By Flip Flops After Quad Bike Accident

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has told how her legs were saved by flip flops – after a diving instructor used his footwear to create a makeshift splint when she accidenta...

Man Somehow Walks Away Unharmed After Being Sandwiched Between Two Lorries

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK

A man has walked away from a terrifying car crash with just cuts on his hands, despite being sandwiched between two huge lorries. Kaleb Whitby, 32,...

Ariel's Atom Police Car Looks Ridiculous

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

This is the Ariel Atom police car, and as you can see, it looks utterly brilliant. Blurring the line between a neon bat car and a Formula 1 car thi...

Family Sorrow After 'Beautiful' Nicole Hartup's Death At Youth Club

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

Tributes have been paid to a 12-year-old girl who died after falling from a wall at a youth centre. Nicole Hartup died in hospital following the ac...

Body Discovered In 'Broadchurch' Town

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

Police have discovered a body in the quiet Somerset town where ITV murder series Broadchurch was filmed. Underwater police search teams combed a di...

Sanity Restored After Woman Loses £1m Damages Claim After She Fell Over Wall Looking For 'Somewhere To Wee'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

A woman who fell over a wall at a Roman site after looking for somewhere to "wee" after an evening's drinking has lost her £1 million damages action....

Girl Dies After School Wall Collapses On Top Of Her

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

A pupil has died after a wall inside her school collapsed onto her. The accident happened at Liberton High School in Edinburgh just before 10am. ...

Rider Killed In Horse Trials Fall

Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

A young rider who died after falling from his horse during an eventing competition has been named as Tom Gadsby. The 26-year-old, from New Zealand,...

Rider Dies In Horse Trial Accident

Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

A rider has died in an accident at a horse trial event, British Eventing said tonight. The Somerford Park horse trials, held in Congleton, Cheshire...

Five Worst Royal Baby Tie-ins

Marianka Swain | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marianka Swain

In what can only be described as adding insult to injury, the Ham & High reported a badly injured cyclist being taken to St Mary's Hospital, "where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth". The bizarrely inappropriate royal reference has since been removed from the article.

'You Can Never Get Over It, A Holiday Should Be A Happy Time'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

Major efforts to find a missing 14-year-old girl last seen in "difficulty" in the sea are focusing on the shoreline at low tide. Rescue crews were ...

Clutch Bags and Tears?

Naomi Hefter | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

I thought about writing about how I haven't seen wood lice in over ten years, but that's just weird right? So, I'm going to write about my funeral. Because that's not weird at all. The reason I'm writing about my funeral is because a friend of mine out of the blue recently said to me "If you die any time soon, can I have your clutch bag collection?"

Woman's Bus Death Ruled Accidental

PA | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A passenger suffered fatal injuries when a bus driver was forced to perform an emergency stop, an inquest heard today. Barbara McCracken, 88, was t...

Wales Boy Dies After Hit By Car Driven By Teen In Caravan Site

PA | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

A teenager is being questioned by police after a seven-year-old boy died after being hit by a car at a caravan site. The 16-year-old boy was allege...

Boy Critical After Family Car 'Skids Off Road', Into Path Of Train

PA | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Snow and ice may have been a factor in a Range Rover coming off a main road and being hit by a freight train in a crash which left an 11-year-old boy ...

Binge Drinking and a Minimum Price for Alcohol

Vincent Brogan | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vincent Brogan

Ironically, the 'hard drugs' we warn our children about before they hit the town kill far fewer people than alcohol or nicotine, substances which pose bigger threats to their long term health.

Drowned Teen Was 'Our Shining Light'

PA | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

The family of a 13-year-old boy who was found dead in a ditch three days after he went missing have described him as "a shining light and a character ...

Losing the Sight of an Eye

Josa Young | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Josa Young

Losing an eye is no big deal.

Latvian Model, 23, Plunges To Death From Luxury Manchester Apartment

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

A Latvian model has plunged to her death in a luxury apartment block in Manchester where many Labour Party Conference delegates are staying. Laura ...

Funeral Held For Young Rugby Star Killed In Slurry Tank

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

The funeral for a star rugby player who was killed along with his brother and father after inhaling fumes from a tank of slurry was held in an emotion...