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Watch Passengers Frantically Flee Bus Seconds Before It's Hit By A Train

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

Amazing footage has captured the moment passengers frantically flee a bus when they realise a train is about to collide with them. The incident hap...

San Francisco: Does The City Still Have Soul?

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

While I doing some research prior to my holiday in San Francisco, I stumbled across an article in the Guardian, which argued the city was losing its soul. I decided to visit with an open mind, and attempt to discover whether "the tide is going out" or if the hilly city still has its pizzazz.

How to Market a Circus - The Advance Man Book Review

Douglas McPherson | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Douglas McPherson

Most circus memoirs are written by performers or showmen. But it doesn't matter how good a show is if there's no audience to see it. The Advance Man ...

Man Says Men Should Be Able To Veto Women's Abortions

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Psychiatrist and Fox News regular Dr Keith Ablow is a-blowing up a storm after he made controversial remarks about abortion rights. Speaking of 'Mo...

This American Loves the UK Elections So Much He Crowdfunded a Trip to Be There

Samantha Booth | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Booth

Meet Skylar Jordan, an American journalist who has raised $1500 - around £979 - to fly to the UK to write about the general election.

Seven Great Places for a Road Trip

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

The classic road trip vacation; it's an all-American, wholesome, and cultural pastime, one that dates back to the Second World War. But not all road trips have to begin in America. If you're after a thrilling driving holiday with views to make you feel alive, here are seven great places for a classic, old-fashioned road trip.

The Media Is Ignoring Some Of The Positive Things Going On In Baltimore

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK

There seems to be a dominant theme underpinning the majority of media coverage of the events in Baltimore... Powerful photos from the #Balt...

When Innovation Breeds Inequality

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Somehow, there seems to be something utopian about the ideologies we have believed. Did we all not grow up assuming or just believing a 'just' society is a 'fair' society and vice versa? In the following years, did we not learn to separate 'justice' from 'fairness' because what is just cannot and need not be fair all the time?

Man Loses Temper At Computer, So Shoots It Eight Times

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Tech

A man from Colorado Springs, US has been charged with discharging his firearm within the city limits are he became so enraged with his computer that h...

Word From the Wise

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

On 8 April, Tim Wise gave a lecture at Loyola University New Orleans. The talk was called "Don't Call Me A Racist" and focused on anti-racism and white privilege. Wise is an American anti-racism activist and writer who lectured at over 600 college campuses. One of my tutors advised that our class attend the lecture...

A Superpower Blurs the Line Between Church and State

Patrick Roth | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Politics
Patrick Roth

Charity Giving, UK and US Style

Reverend Simon Barnes | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK
Reverend Simon Barnes

Interestingly there's more of a Christian cultural overlay in America, yet the Christian faith in the UK still has more of an influence - so you'll get the Archbishop of Canterbury quoted on the evening news talking about economic issues, something you'd never get church leaders doing in America.

9 Reasons Fox News Shouldn't Be The Most Trusted US News Network

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

According to a new poll, Fox News is the most trusted news network in America. Let that terrifying thought just sink in a while... The survey co...

Climate Change Is Creating a New Battleground as Russia, US Increase Arctic Military Presence

Kyla Mandel | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It's no secret that at the heart of many wars lies valuable resources, chief among them petroleum. Is it too far-fetched to think this won't happen in the Arctic?

Fraternities and Sororities are Sexist and Backwards; Our Universities Must Resist Them

Gareth Evans | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Gareth Evans

The very nature of the Greek system is divisive, backwards and insular. It is a breeding ground for misogynistic thinking and behaviour.

Cancer Patient's Dog Smuggles Herself Into Hospital To Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An intrepid little Miniature Schnauzer was so impatient waiting for her owner to recover from surgery that she walked 20 blocks and smuggled herself i...

USA Guide: New Orleans Highlights

Zahra Razavi | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Land of cheap drinks, seedy clubs, greasy takeaway restaurants - no trip to New Orleans would be complete without a few nights spent on the city's most notorious street. There's lots on offer and lots to see but planning is crucial or you'll likely be roped into all sorts of expensive mischief.

Boy, 3, Shoots Father And Pregnant Mother

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK

A three-year-old boy has accidentally shot his father and pregnant mother with the same bullet in front of his sister. According to police the inci...

The Top Five All-American Activities

Amy Baker | Posted 15.03.2015 | 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 14.03.2015 | 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 28.02.2015 | 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 13.04.2015 | 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....