Behind the Design

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

The new designs see four subjects that might be seen as twee, transformed into a much more contemporary reincarnation - the same vision as five years ago. This time I opened up the brief to both country and city life, choosing two icons from each - a bird, deer, red telephone box and black cab.

If it Flies, It Dies - Malta's Hunters Get Green Light for Bird Slaughter

Joe Duckworth | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK
Joe Duckworth

Tourists to Malta over the next few weeks might get a shock. The country's mass killing of birds, known as the Spring Hunt, starts today, meaning that thousands of birds will be shot from the skies. If you don't want to be caught in the middle of that, you might want to head somewhere else.

WATCH: Snoring Hummingbird

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Comedy

It's weird, isn't it? Less than 47 seconds ago, we thought this sleeping Peruvian hummingbird was the cutest, most adorable thing we'd ever seen. ...

WATCH: This Owl Is Not Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Comedy

See this owl? He thinks you're beneath his contempt. Honestly - stop looking at him. You're getting right on his nerves and he can't believe you h...

Vladimir Putin Dresses As Mummy Bird For Photo Op

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin is no stranger to the machismo photo opportunity. However his latest foray into the skies may signal a fluffier, s...

'Bird Strike' Caused Jet To Overrun Runway

PA | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

A bird strike was to blame for a jet overrunning a runway during an aborted takeoff, the plane's owners have said. The incident at Durham Tees Vall...

WATCH: Bird Eats Peanuts Like It Was In A Video Game

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

What would you do if a bird kept tapping at your window, bothering you every morning and nicking your stuff? Well, if you're anything like YouTuber...

Head Girl: Modern British Millinery From the Libertarian

Sarah McGiven | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Jayne Elwell, the Cleveland-based designer behind The Libertarian, is a modern day milliner whose quirky creations are more Lady Gaga than Mother of the Bride. Specialising in one-off or small runs of original, handmade hats, fascinators and hair accessories often made from recycled materials including vinyl records, rulers and vintage fabric.