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Chop Off Our Limbs For Use In A Potion? The Genetic Lottery Still Playing Today

Dr Oscar Duke | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK
Dr Oscar Duke

At birth, my parents were told I would not be able to attend a mainstream school and were given lists of the things that my visual impairment would prevent me from doing. Nobody ever suggested that there'd be ample Hollywood career opportunities to play an evil albino monk in the Da Vinci Code and certainly nobody dreamed I'd end up as a doctor working for the NHS.

The Drug Trial: What Went Wrong In The Infamous ‘Elephant Men’ Case

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK

Almost 11 years ago, eight healthy young men took part in a clinical trial of an experimental leukaemia drug known as TGN1412. The drug, which manipul...

Peer Left Taxi Running While He Dashed In To The House Of Lords To Claim His Allowance, BBC Documentary Reveals

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics

A peer left a taxi running while he ran in to claim his daily allowance for attending the House of Lords, it was claimed in a BBC documentary. Crossbe...

All Change On ‘Dragons’ Den’ As Two Dragons Quit

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

The BBC are on the search for two leading entrepreneurs after Sarah Willingham and Nick Jenkins announced they are quitting ‘Dragons’ Den’. The ...

Britain First's Paul Golding Falls For Hilarious Spoof On BBC Two's 'Revolting' Show

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

Paul Golding has been unwittingly pranked by BBC Two’s comedy show Revolting. The Britain First leader was interviewed by Eugene X, a “totally non...

The Real Housewives Of Isis On BBC 2 Is The Most Divisive Sketch Of 2017 (So Far)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

A BBC Two comedy sketch depicting the fictitious lives of four women married to Islamic State fighters has prompted a heated debate over its appropria...

Claws And Clay: Mastering The Art Of Veterinary Science

James Greenwood | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
James Greenwood

There is no such thing as finding happiness. Happiness is created through doing something you are innately very good at and therefore you love doing it. I have learnt that by allowing both the time and headspace to let your natural talent breathe, doors will open and the opportunities that may follow are endless. Trust me. Try it.

UK's Best Part-Time Band

Tom Willis | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tom Willis

From across the UK we had more than 1,200 bands apply for the show, the casting team trawled the country watching more than 100 bands play in six weeks. We had a few Spinal Tap submissions, plenty of 'dad' bands belting out cover versions of Whole Lotta Love, but the overall standard was extremely high.

Chris Evans - Will He Keep Plugging Away?

David Spencer | Posted 30.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

Amid all the excitement and more than a dash of disappointment over the return of Top Gear, it is going to be interesting to hear what happens on Chris Evans' breakfast show on Radio 2 this week. Now all the hype is over, Evans has to deal with pretty poor reviews and some slating feedback...

What I Learned From Sir Tom

Chris Rodley | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Chris Rodley

What Tom taught me is that it really is possible, if you have a singular talent and a huge amount of confidence, to go out and create the life you've imagined for yourself - even if that life is very different from the one you've been leading - and yet remain the warm, regular guy you were when you set off.

BBC2 Boss Hints At Content For New 'Top Gear'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Top Gear' will be a very different show from its predecessor when it relaunches in the spring, promises BBC Two Controller Kim Shillinglaw. READ M...

A Vision of the Dystopian BBC-less Future

David Mooney | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK
David Mooney

You sit back in your armchair, pick up the television remote control and click the screen on. After a moment of warming up, the picture displays itself into your house, with the volume slightly too loud from the last time you were watching telly, and you hurriedly press the minus key to try and get the sound to pipe down a bit. It only works after you smack the batteries on the back and jab a little bit of life into them...

Louis Theroux's 'By Reason of Insanity': The Dangers of Guilt and Denial

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

However, there were a couple issues that came to light through the programme, one of which was the danger of denial with the mentally ill, and another being the place of guilt on those with mental illnesses.

How the Cello Helped My Grandmother Survive Auschwitz

Simon Wallfisch | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Simon Wallfisch

The Nazi's recognised the potency in music and used it as weapons of torture, propaganda and suppression. They appropriated and distorted the legacies of composers such as Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven and presented them as examples of German-Aryan superiority.

Dara Ó Briain's Beloved Science Club Is No More

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Dara Ó Briain's BBC Two science show 'Science Club' is to be axed from the channel after just two series. The show is being dropped to ma...

WATCH: Every British Panel Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, ostensibly it's 'Have I Got News For You' - with spot-on impressions of Ian Hislop, Paul Merton et al - but there's moments of 'Q'I, 'Mock The We...

'Line Of Duty' Series 3 And 4 Confirmed

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Line Of Duty’ will return for a third and fourth series, BBC executives have confirmed. Following the phenomenal success of the second season ...

Susanna's Knicker-Flashing To Be Mocked By BBC

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Susanna Reid’s numerous knicker-flashing moments on BBC Breakfast are set to be spoofed by the BBC in their new hit show ‘W1A’ following the pre...

Time's Up: BBC Axes 'The Hour'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Newsroom drama 'The Hour' has been axed by BBC Two after just two series. Despite being nominated for a string of awards, including Golden Globes a...

Review: Telling Stories Doggy Style. There's More To The BBC's Walking With Dogs Than Puppy Porn

Madeleine Dodd | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Madeleine Dodd

Pets are there so that we can speak about ourselves without acknowledging we're speaking about ourselves. Which is what Walking with Dogs captured so beautifully.

WARNING: If You Don't Like Jeremy Clarkson, Don't Read This Story

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond have signed a new commercial deal which effectively ensures they will continue on the sh...

The Great British Menu: May the Best Man Win

Rachel Wilson-Couch | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Wilson-Couch

Expect testosterone, the sharpening of knives, sweating brows, a bit of swearing, oh, and just one woman, in tonight's 2012 Great British Menu.

Review: Louis Theroux's American's Most Dangerous Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

For anyone who is slightly uncomfortable with animals or the way they are treated in captivity, Louis Theroux's America's Most Dangerous Pets on BBC T...

‘Salami Slicing’ Of BBC Is ‘Dirty Work’ Of Government, Say Unions

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

BBC director general Mark Thompson has defended the decision to cut 2,000 corperation jobs and show more repeats by saying it can still deliver qualit...

Disgraced Actor Expected 'Admiration' For Underage Image Research

Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Chris Langham said he expected people to "admire" him when he said he had downloaded indecent images of children as research for ...