UK Accidents

Slumped Over Your Desk? You and Everyone Else.

Jane Sparrow | Posted 04.09.2014 | 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...

You Had One Job!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Comedy

Some stuff-ups are funnier than others. A typo in an email - forgiveable. Spelling the word "school" wrong as you paint road markings is something els...

'Terrible And Tragic'

PA | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

A police officer who died after his car crashed into a tree as he responded to an emergency call has been named. Pc Andrew Bramma, 32, was killed i...

Police Officer Dies In Car Crash, Answering 999 Call

PA | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

A police officer has died in a road accident while answering an emergency call. The officer was killed when his patrol vehicle collided with a tree...

Skydiver Dies After Parachute Fails To Open

PA | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK

A 56-year-old man died after his parachute apparently failed to open during a jump. The accident happened at Strathallan Airfield near the town of ...

Sixty Crushed To Death In NYE Celebrations

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain has expressed shock and deep sadness over a stampede which killed at least 61, mainly children and young people, and injured more than 200 aft...

Man Swept Away To Sea In Blackpool

PA | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

Rescue crews were searching a stretch of coastline on Tuesday after a man was swept into the sea in gale-force winds. The 41-year-old was reported ...

Woman Found At Football Ground 'Died From Head Injuries'

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

A young woman found dead following a Christmas party at a Premier League football ground died from head injuries consistent with a fall from height, p...