A Compassionate Voice

Sharon Bull | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

I lost my job as a top sales executive with a British brand leader, my company car, wardrobe of designer clothes and shoes, credit cards, my home and consequently my self-respect, because I placed all this material stuff above everything else.

Why Two Russian Bears Are Symbolic of the Suffering That Millions of Wild Animals Face on a Daily Basis, Around the World

Mike Baker | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK
Mike Baker

The two Sochi bears represent a tiny window on the huge and growing problem of wild animals used in entertainment. But sometimes, it's the cases of individual suffering that tell the story a little more readily, and have the power to effect change for a far greater number.

The Interview - Poking a Sleeping Bear

Jack Banister | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Banister

The counter-argument is that we shouldn't decide what films we do and don't make - and what we do and don't say - based on the potential for someone to react aggressively. In it's own way that is a form of censorship. But if we wanted to make a political statement about North Korea, I'd like to think it could have been done with a bit more tact.

Nothing To See Here. Just Two Bears Having A Fight In A New Jersey Street

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Animals, animals! What's going on?! Not so long ago, someone caught two kangaroos having a street fight in Australia. And now we have two black ...

Is That Woman Walking A... Polar Bear?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech

Is this what it looks like - a woman walking a polar bear by the leash in Shibuya, Tokyo? Well... Judging by the suspiciously human-bending-over sh...

A Bear Cub Is Filmed Playing With A Flag On A Golf Course, The World Just Got A Bit Better

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Comedy

"This is the greatest thing in the world," says YouTuber (and Aaron Paul soundalike) Andi Dzilumsas, at the start of this video. It shows a bear cu...

Nothing To See Here. Just A Bear Walking Upright Around The Streets Of New Jersey

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Comedy

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise! Namely: that there are no bears there, because they're all wandering the streets. ...

Watch The Amazing Moment A Bear Rescued A Drowning Crow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Now, we know what you're thinking: 'Surely he doesn't rescue the crow so much as retrieve it from the water in order to eat it?' But just take a lo...

WATCH: Camper Has A Close Encounter Of The Bear Kind

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Comedy

There must be something in the North American water at the moment. A few days ago, we posted this video of a black bear who got too-close-for-comfo...

WATCH: 'Pawzing Workout...': Black Bear Chases Two Canadian Joggers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Unsurprisingly. We think we'd be pretty terrified if one of these fellas popped out of the woods and started following us, too. Yes, just click pla...

Nothing To See Here. Just A Bear Chilling Out In A Hammock.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Comedy

It's only a Monday - but 'Bear Spotted Relaxing In Hammock' may already be our favourite news caption of the week. Yes, a black bear has been snapp...

WATCH: Yes, Bears Can Climb Rocks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Comedy

"I didn't know bears could climb," says Stephanie Latimer at the start of this video. Well, that makes two of us, Stephanie. Click play to watc...

Animals Asia - From Farm to Freedom, Peace by Piece

Andrew Telling | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK
Andrew Telling

From May 5th, Animals Asia will convert a bear bile farm in Nanning, China, into a sanctuary following a request by the farm to rescue and care for its 130 bears. Mr Yan Shaohong, General Manager of the bear farm, has described the decision as one fuelled by the desire for the company to get out of the increasingly unpopular and ultimately unprofitable industry.

WATCH: Scottish Couple's Close Encounter With A Bear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, we've all popped out of the house and failed to spot a grizzly that's quite literally on our doorstep, haven't we? Bless visiting Scottish co...

WATCH: He's Behiiiiind Youuuu!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Comedy

In which a bear sneaks up on a cat and... well, put it this way: it's all over in 20 (glorious) seconds. (Via LiveLeak)...

An Open Letter to Kate Winslet

Michael P. Clarkson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Michael P. Clarkson

When you wrote to James Cameron every day asking to be considered for Rose, I bet you didn't imagine your own plan being used against you?

Elderly Man, 80, Fights Bear, Falls Off Cliff, Survives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Quite possibly the manliest of all men has been discovered in Russia. An elderly shepherd kicked and headbutted a bear, which promptly tossed him o...

PIC: Baby Bear Snapped Doing Gangnam Style

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Yes, you might have thought 'Gangnam Style' was well and truly out of fashion among us mere humans - but it's clearly still going strong in the animal...

WATCH: This Bear Stealing A Wheelie Bin Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Comedy

If you go down to the woods Colorado today, you're sure of a big surprise. The sight of a bear helping itself not to the food from a restaurant wheeli...

WATCH: What Bears Get Up To When We're Not Around

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what bears get up to in the woods? Apart from the obvious? Well, thanks to a hidden camera snapping photos in Kananaskis Country, Canada...

WATCH: News Reporter's Hilarious Bear Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Ladies and gentlemen, meet our new favourite reporter: Julie Tremmel of news channel NBC 10. For Ms Tremmel went the extra mile in her segment on w...

Alaskan Salmon Run Broadcast Live Online

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

For what was the internet invented? Was it sharing news of truly transformative video games, sycophancy or bragging about our kids? None of the abo...

Mirror, Mirror...

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

This young bear appears transfixed by his own reflection as he gazes into the surface of a still lake. Believed to be two or three years old, the ...

WATCH: Bear Climbs Tree To Say Hello

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Imagine the scene. You're high up in a tree (because you're clearly some kind of huntsman or woodsman) and the next thing you know, you spot a bear on...

Chinese Border Police Seize 213 Bear & Cub Paws Smuggled From Russia (PICTURES)

Rex Features | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

Chinese police have arrested two Russian men trying to smuggle 213 brown bear paws into Inner Mongolia. The bear paws were discovered hidden in th...