UK Awards

Applauding The Achievements Of Women Of Colour In The UK

Foluke Akinlose MBE | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK
Foluke Akinlose MBE

So often in the UK we only see or hear the stories of women of colour if we are in trouble or if something terrible has happened to us...yes, it's critically important that these stories are told, yet these are not our only stories.

Who Says Girls Aren't 'Meant' to Like Science?

Dr Sam Giles | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Sam Giles

I always knew that I would be a scientist. As a child I loved exploring the world around me; I was fascinated by fossils and had a voracious appetite for any science books, documentaries or experiments.

Pupil Premium Awards - Celebrating Our Schools' Success in Helping Disadvantaged Pupils

Sam Gyimah | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Politics
Sam Gyimah

Today I have the pleasure of attending the Pupil Premium Awards 2016, and celebrating those schools which have found the most effective ways of using ...

Queen's Award is Big Boost for Businesses

Fran Brosan | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK
Fran Brosan

Put a pin in the calendar and you'll always find an award ceremony for something or other - you can tell by the turnout, the extravagance and fanfare of a ceremony like the Oscars, that no matter how successful you are, everyone likes the recognition of an award.

Are Awards More About the Red Carpet Than Artistic Achievement?

BritChick Paris | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
BritChick Paris

Awards season is upon us, culimating with the Oscars on Sunday. Inevitably there is a rush of excitement: who will take best film, best director but what sends the media into an absolute frenzy is the best and worst dressed.

The Elephant in the Wardrobe

Trewin Restorick | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Style
Trewin Restorick

The fashion industry flourishes on creativity, innovation, beauty and glamour. It is also an industry addicted to speed. New ranges hit the high street at ever increasing rates meeting a huge consumer demand for the latest trends.

The Stars Are Arriving For The 2016 BAFTAs

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Stars of the big screen have arrived for this year's BAFTAs and the 2016 bash has proved to be one of the most star-studded yet with a whole host of h...

The Stars Who'll Be Collecting The Gongs In 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

While all the film talk so far this year has been of the all-conquering 'Spectre' and galactic hit 'Star Wars', Awards Season is creeping up on us, wi...

Perrie Edwards Won The Battle Of The Sheer Outfits At The Cosmo Ultimate Women Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Style

Sheer, sparkle and shine were the order of the day at the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of The Year Awards, with Little Mix's Perrie Edwards, Myleene Kl...

Why it's Important to Share Best Autism Practice

Carol Povey | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents
Carol Povey

In so many of the conversations I have with families and individuals, I am struck by what an enormous impact a skilled, enlightened, knowledgeable professional can have. They can be the difference between a life of isolation and one that surpasses all expectations.

Science Should NOT Be Perceived as a Man's World

Professor Dame Carol Robinson | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Tech
Professor Dame Carol Robinson

Many people think of a career science as being all about long hours in the lab, but there's a brilliant flexibility. The opportunities to present your research, to interact at conferences and to carry out collaborations across the world are tremendously exciting.

The NME Awards 2015 - A Review

Carina Maggar | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Carina Maggar

I suppose that's how you know you're at the NME awards, and not the MTVs; everyone looks like they couldn't give less of a shit and no one looks like they smell good.

YA Book Prize Fever- Interview with The Bookseller

Alix Long | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alix Long

Recently the YA blogosphere, Book-tubers and the section of Twitter especially reserved for that of YA book fanatics have been talking about one thing and one thing only: the YA Book Prize, a prize for UK and Irish YA books set up by the publishers The Bookseller.

Revealed: This "Rural Gem" Is Britain's Best Pub

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're in search of a great pint, then you might want to head down to this particular "rural gem" in Gloucestershire, which has been named Pub of t...

The Baftas 2015

Gill Alexander | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Gill Alexander

Judging by the Daily Mail's tweets, this year's Baftas was notable only because 1. Keira Knightley was pregnant ("Keira hides her bump in a gown made by blah blah") and 2. Rosamund Pike gave birth recently ("Rosamund Pike showed off her amazing post-pregnancy figure in a gown made by blah blah.")

BAFTA Chief's Best-Ever Awards Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Sunday evening sees the biggest event in the British film calendar as stars gather in London’s Royal Opera House to discover who’s going to be on ...

The National Television Awards - Two Hours Too Long

Gill Alexander | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Gill Alexander

There was a tedious air of predictability about the whole thing. In fact they should re-name the NTAs the AntandDecs and just have done with it, given that the Geordie twosome featured in a slew of categories and won most of them.

A Fantastic Night: The UK Dating Awards 2014

Caroline Brealey | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Brealey

The night itself was jam packed with everyone from the big online dating companies such as eHarmony, Lovestruck and Guardian Soulmates, to TV dating expert Jo Hemmings and the glossy magazines who write about all things love, dating and breakups.

I Humiliated Myself at an Awards Ceremony

Chris Rooney | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

I was recently shortlisted in the 'best blogger' category at the UK Dating Awards. Let me start by saying I did not win. I did not even get a 'special mention'. My writing received no recognition whatsoever. In terms of debauchery and self-ridicule, however, I swept the board.

Mind Awards Proves That Attitudes to Mental Health Are Changing in the Media

Rebecca Walton | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Rebecca Walton

The night was rounded off with a truly thought provoking speech from Paul Farmer, the Chief Executive of Mind. I wish I had the space to include it all, but here are the most poignant messages he got across to the now rather elated, and perhaps a little tipsy, audience.

Ant And Dec To Host The Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ant and Dec have been confirmed as the hosts of the 2015 Brit Awards. The 'I'm A Celebrity' and 'Britain's Got Talent' presenters will replace Jame...

Louise Ridley

This 'Inept And Oppressive' Tesco Is Officially The Worst Building Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

A Tesco in London's Woolwich town centre has been named the worst new building in Britain this year. Woolwich Central has been awarded the Carbuncl...

The Diversity Disconnect: It's Time to Stop Being Humble

Melanie Eusebe | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Melanie Eusebe

After finishing the judging day for the black British Awards back in early July, I found myself thinking 'what's happening here'?

ADCAN - the Cannes-tidote to Commercials Awards

Brydon Gerus | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK
Brydon Gerus

So, once again the lions have returned home in their prides from this year's largest advertising awards festival in France, the Cannes Lions - an event which, in the advertising industry translates to: line your stomachs, update your LinkedIn profile pics and don't forget your sunscreen.

Ex-Rockers Jarvis and Matthews Go Head-to-Head for Broadcaster of the Year at BPG Awards

Maisie McCabe | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Maisie McCabe

In this blog last year I challenged the commercial radio industry to ensure that one of their number was among the list of nominees for the BPG Radio Awards in 2014. I am delighted to say that for the first time in many, many years there is a commercial nominee included among some wonderful nominees from the BBC...