UK Accidents

13 Year Old Girl Engulfed By Flames Whilst Strapped To Front Of Monster Truck

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

This is the moment that a thirteen year old girl was engulfed by flames as she drove through fire, strapped to the front of a monster truck. Not so...

New Video Shows Staff Were Aware Of Escalator Fault That Killed Mother (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Shocking CCTV footage has emerged showing the moments before a woman fell to her death in an escalator accident at a shopping centre, confirming two m...

Teen Dies In Freak Weight Lifting Onesie Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage died in a freak accident after he was strangled by his oneise while trying to lift weights in his bedroom, an inquest has heard. Joshua H...

Second Man Found Dead After Swimming Near Waterfall In Snowdonia

PA | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK

A 33-year-old man and a 21-year-old man have died after getting into difficulty while swimming near a waterfall in Snowdonia, Wales.Another two, aged ...

Woman 'Dragged Under A Train' At Busy London Station

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

A woman was reportedly "dragged under a train" at a busy London Tube station, prompting complaints of dangerous overcrowding on the platforms. The ...

Toddlers More Dangerous Then Muslim Extremists

Ilco van der Linde | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK
Ilco van der Linde

Allover the western hemisphere budgets for military, police, security and intelligence expenditures are drastically raised with billions of Euros. It's money that should go to education, jobs and other positive development.

Millions of Recalled Electrical Products in Our Homes

Phil Buckle | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Phil Buckle

There have been seven different types of fridge, four types of washing machine, seven types of hairdryer, 25 lighting products and 72 different chargers and adaptors - and these are just some of the 228 electrical products that have been recalled by manufacturers in the past four years, with faults that include a risk of fire or electric shock.

Slumped Over Your Desk? You and Everyone Else.

Jane Sparrow | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech
Jane Sparrow

The business world seems to have woken up in the last 48 hours. It's September, the schools have re-opened and people are sleepwalking back to work after a summer break. But just because we are physically back-at-work, it doesn't mean we are all mentally and emotionally there - the lights are on, but nobody is home in many cases.

Chain, Chain, Chain, Chain of Hate

Paul Marshall | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

Peddling arms in the Middle East may not exactly be the safest activity you can engage in. Neither for that matter is peddling drugs in Sicily. Or peddling stolen goods from the back of a van in Bolton.

Accidents - Exotic Stephen

Trevor Holland | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Trevor Holland

Let it not be said that I ever misinterpret situations. I recently had a wonderful and frightening telephone conversation with Exotic Stephen, who is the coolest man on Earth. However, he also harbours a terrifying obsession with accidents.

Mysterious Death At Toyota Plant

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A man has died after becoming trapped between two lorries at a Toyota plant. Derbyshire Police were called to the car maker's site in Burnaston at ...

The Dangers of Christmas and the Real Black Friday

Lucy Eyre-Tanner | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Eyre-Tanner

Statistics from the NHS shows that the festive season is one of the busiest for the UK's A&E departments, with more than 80,000 accidents putting an already stretched service under even more pressure.

Let's Stop Scoring Points Over Dead Cyclists

Matt Glass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Matt Glass

If you need a barometer of just how much a bunch of utter bastards humankind can be, look no further than a story about a cyclist dying on the roads of London. Tragically, you won't need to look far - six in the last fortnight should give you plenty of ammunition - and it seems everybody has a little bit of hatred reserved.

Accidents Will Happen

Neil Cossar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Cossar

Steven Tyler was airlifted to hospital after falling off stage during a gig at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in 2009. The 61-year-old Aerosmith singer fell from a catwalk onto a couple of fans, he suffered neck and shoulder injuries.

WATCH: You Can't Park There Ma'am

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

This is the incredible - and oh so nearly deadly - moment when a woman drove through a supermarket window in Melbourne, Australia. The 75-year-old ...

Which Table-Dancing Tory Broke His Foot In Soho Fall?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics

A Tory Minister has broken his foot table-dancing at a bar in London's Soho, according to his office. Mark Harper, the minister for Immigration, ha...

Bodies Found Off North Wales Coast Are Missing Climbers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Two bodies have been recovered from the sea off the north Wales coast, police confirmed. The bodies have not been formally identified but the disco...

Mother Dies, Daughter Gravely Injured After Being Found In Premier In Hotel Room

PA | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

A woman has died and her daughter is critically ill in hospital after they were found injured at a hotel. A guest at the Premier Inn in Greenock, I...

Explosive Things That Can Blow Up at Home

Stefania Mattana | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stefania Mattana

A few days ago, something happened whilst I was cooking, something that inspired me to write this blog post. I was messing around with a pan of hot oi...

Rehab After a Road Crash Shouldn't Be a Postcode Lottery

Kim Bowler | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Bowler

I consider myself one of the luckiest people in the world. I was rescued by the amazing, highly qualified London Air Ambulance Service, who arrived on the scene within just seven minutes. And, it's thanks to them that I'm still alive.

Where There's a Wheel, There's a Way

Charles Donovan | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charles Donovan

So here I am. Still adjusting to wheelchair life, having swallowed enough mephedrone to rouse a rhinoceros and then jump off a flyover. I try to confine my communications to email and text. The other methods - phone and face to face - well, I might say something regrettable.

You Do The Math (Because Tesco Can't)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Comedy

If you thought you were crap at maths rest easy – Tesco is even worse. The supermarket failed to entice customers with a half price offer on cho...

BELT! Why a Black Eye Reveals More About Those That View You

Hilary Robinson | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Robinson

It wasn't a particularly vicious assault, but last week I accidently, and forcefully, whacked my cheekbone with my own tennis racquet and, as a consequence, turned my blue eye black.

Potty Training

Emma Kenny | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Kenny

Potty training might seem daunting, especially to first time parents, but it doesn't need to be as challenging as it sounds. If you are considering ...

Young Woman's Body Found In Snow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

A woman who died after being found collapsed in the snow could be "a tragic accident", according to the police. The woman, believed to be in her 20...