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The Top Five All-American Activities

Amy Baker | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Baker

There is only one thing that I find brings cheer at this wretched time when it feels like it's dark again before you've really even opened your eyes. Planning your next holiday!

New Orleans: Where to Eat, Play and Stay in the Big Easy

Zahra Razavi | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

NOLA, the Big Easy - New Orleans is a city of many different names. But whatever you want to call it, it's a place brimming with food, fun and amazing buildings. Here are three top recommendations not to miss out on...

Boyfriend Savagely Beats Uncle 'Caught Raping His Girlfriend'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK

A man was left severely beaten after his nephew allegedly caught him trying to have sex with his girlfriend. William L. Mattson, 52, fled the scene...

Woman Shot Dead By 2-Year-Old Son

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

A US woman has been shot and killed by her two-year-old son. The accident happened in a Wal-Mart in Hayden, Idaho after the boy reached into her ha...

What Does America Have That Does Not Exist in the U.K.?

Quora | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK
Quora

What does the US have that does not exist in the UK?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answe...

Peshawar School Attack - Violence Breeds Violence

Dilly Hussain | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK
Dilly Hussain

Whilst there is absolutely no justification for the killing of women and children in Islam, Muslim leaders have made the all-too-common mistake of apologising and condemning a crime which was not carried out in the name of religion. Rather, the unfortunate event that occurred was as a result of an ongoing cycle of violence that began in 2001.

Mystery Woman Spreads £12,000 Festive Spirit Paying Off Stranger's Gifts

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK

Here's a lovely little does of early festive cheer. A mystery woman paid for the Christmas gifts of complete strangers, spending £12,000 in total....

United States of America: Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All?

Meliha Hayat | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK
Meliha Hayat

Liberals and Conservatives alike were outraged by the decision made by a grand jury in America not to charge a white New York City police officer named Daniel Pantaleo, after he placed an unarmed Blackman named Eric Garner into a choke hold and killed him. ..

Russell Brand Re-Branded

Aaron Vallely | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

Brand has not all the answers, nor does he claim to, but he has heart, sense, influence, and energy. Brand has re-Branded himself, and now he is re-Branding politics and activism, then selling it to young people so they will understand better that their society and its future is in their hands

Black Friday Sales - A Fine Example of Unadulterated Capitalism

Dilly Hussain | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK
Dilly Hussain

Everyone loves sales. Whether it's the latest Xbox game, kitchen appliance or electronic gadget, people are always looking for bargains, especially during the run up to Christmas. But there's a stark difference between lining up for Boxing Day sales and the animalistic behaviour witnessed last week during the "Black Friday" sales...

SERIAL: Brilliant/Frustrating/Life Changing - But Fear Not, I Have All the Answers... Perhaps

Alfie Evers | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alfie Evers

Without doubt I am immersed in the podcast. With each episode I lie on my bed and listen as Sarah Koenig brilliantly takes us on a journey of genuine mystery. In a world of Netflix and Sky Go, it seems almost archaic to make time to sit and listen to an audio broadcast.

Dog 'Saves Children's Lives' During Road Rage Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

A German Shepherd is reported to have saved the lives of a car-full of children after it shielded them from bullets during a road rage incident. T...

London Thanksgiving

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trisha de Borchgrave

hanksgiving as a non-nation based national holiday celebration liberates us too from idealising mom's culinary supremacy over every root vegetable under the earth's crust. It seems that the more time-consuming the preparations, the greater the expectation that everyone will appreciate them, as moments of tenderness bristle with pique.

The Ferguson Looters Who Will Probably Be Caught

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

The American town of Ferguson is ablaze after the white police officer that shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was told he would not face prose...

Will the Kiwis Pass the Ball Yet?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When one looks at the stats of New Zealand having arrived on the world rugby scene, it must fill the heart of a sports fan with pride. This country, which has simply one quarter of a population of London, get there to conquer the field?

Mother Believes The Ghost Of Dead Soldier Lives Inside Son

WTKR | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK

U.S. Marine Sgt. Val Lewis died in a bombing explosion October 23, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. Yet, 4-year-old Andrew, who lives in Virginia Beach, remem...

Chilling Footage Of Man's Armed Hospital Rampage

ITN | Chris York | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

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Black, Jewish Or Gay? You Can Now Join The Ku Klux Klan

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

The Ku Klux Klan is diversifying. Really. Well, apparently. Despite being better known for burning crosses on lawns, lynchings and horrific racism,...

Surveillance = Killing

Kevin Lo | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK
Kevin Lo

Reprieve recently filed a complaint with the UK government regarding BT's role in facilitating surveillance that leads to killing. BT has persistently refused to come clean on its collaboration with intelligence agencies. We can only hope that the UK government can get from BT the answers we deserve.

CCTV Captures Axe-Wielding Man Attacking Police

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK

An axe-wielding man was shot dead on a busy New York street after attacking four policemen posing for a photograph. Two of the officers were wounde...

Woman Saved From Domestic Abuse Attack By Ordering Pizza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK

A victim of a domestic abuse attack managed to covertly alert the police to her appalling predicament by pretending to order a pizza. The unidentif...

Man Jumps White House Fence, Kicks Security Dogs, Causes Lockdown

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by ...

Paloma Faith Interview - Exclusive Footage From the Barbican, and Details About the Special Edition of 'A Perfect Contradiction'

Sophie Eggleton | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sophie Eggleton

I am really spoiling you today. To coincide with the release of the stunning footage from her performance at The Barbican, and news of the November release of a special edition of her platinum selling album, I've had a chat with the charming riddle that is Paloma Faith.

Spurned Woman Rescued From Chimney After Bizarre Santa-Style Stalking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK

Think you've had a bad day? Spare a thought for this woman... #entrapment patient was lifted out of chimney and hoisted from roof using ladder truc...

Red Bull Owes Some Of You $10 Because You Still Can't Fly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK

Red Bull gives you wings, right? Well, no. Not literally. But anyone with a bit of sense has always taken this with a pinch of salt, that is un...