Quarter Season Predictions 2015/16: Premier League

Matthew Smith | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

As has so often been proven, making pre-season predictions about league football is the most certain way for a journalist, blogger or pundit to make an absolute fool of themselves. Placing your words and reputation on the line before a ball has been kicked is, in 90% of cases, a true recipe for disaster.

Is the BBC at Last Paying Attention to the Over-60s or Is it Going to Laugh at Them

Jan Shure | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jan Shure

Can it be entirely coincidental that on the very same evening that the BBC bade farewell to its high-rating series about older people (New Tricks, in case you hadn't realised), it launched a new show about older people, Close To The Edge, a 7-part Reality TV show based around a group of older men and women living in Bournemouth?

Russian Ambassador Summoned After Putin's Bombers Fly Close To Bournemouth

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK

The Russian ambassador was summoned after two Russian Tu-95 "Bears" flew close to British airspace, forcing jets from the Royal Air Force to intercept...

Football Player's Wig Flies Off Mid Match

Huffington Post UK | Toby Gladwin | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Sport

Baily Cargill appeared to lose his wig during the Bournemouth cup tie with Liverpool. The 19-year-old Bournemouth defender completes a simple pass ...

Christmas Time Beside the Seaside

Suzi Dixon | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

Think of Santa, think of the seaside? Most people don't! But Bournemouth residents (buoyed by the council's ambitious plans) enjoy winter as much as our scorching summer, with tonnes of Christmas fun for kids of all ages.

We Need More Digital Angels

Suzi Dixon | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech
Suzi Dixon

The fields of technology, digital marketing and web design are still male-heavy. Advertising, too. It is estimated that women control 80 per cent of the purchasing power, yet only 3 per cent of Creative Directors are women, meaning that consciously or not, agencies continue to market almost exclusively to men.

Woman's Decomposed Body Found After Six Years

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

The badly decomposed body of a woman has been found six years after she died, after a bailiff, estate agent and two locksmiths broke into the ground f...

One Punch Killers' Sentencing To Be Reviewed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

A review of the way criminals who kill with a single punch are sentenced has been ordered by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling, after the four-year pri...

Woman's Body Found In Bournemouth Hotel

PA | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman was found dead at hotel in a seaside town. A man has been arrested in connection with the in...

Five Chocolate Hotels for Valentine's Day | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From our very own Bournemouth to Paris and Mexico, guests can enjoy chocolate breakfasts, cocktails and even chocolate body treatments at these carefully selected establishments.

Bournemouth, Folkestone Exeter & Out.

Drew McConnell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Drew McConnell

Peter was a little worse for wear by the end of the show that night. His favourite drink is a cocktail called 'The Brucie Special'. Throughout the set he seemed bent on downing as many as he could. There's a certain slapstick quality to watching poor old Brucie double tasking between drum teching and being Pete's bartender.

Paul Ince, Blackpool Boss, Threatened To 'Knock Out' Official

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Sport

Blackpool manager Paul Ince received a five-match stadium ban for "violently shoving" a fourth official in an expletive-laden rant and threatened to "...

Ronaldo Breaks Schoolboy's Wrist With Stray Free-Kick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo broke a Dorset schoolboy's wrist with a wayward free-kick on Sunday night. Charlie Silverwood, 11, was at Dea...

Cherries Ripe For A Thrashing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Sport

Carlo Ancelotti's first match in charge of Real Madrid saw them stroll to a stylish 6-0 win over Championship side Bournemouth at Dean Court on Sunday...

Shock For 250 Breast Cancer Patients, Recalled After Concerns Over Junior Doctor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK

Hundreds of women have been recalled for further breast cancer screening by a hospital over fears that a junior doctor failed to follow proper procedu...

Phone Theft: An Unlikely Liberator?

Nick Reilly | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nick Reilly

Three weeks ago, I was the victim of a crime. Thankfully there was no violence or any physical attacks upon my person, nor was there anything that was generally symptomatic of the broken Britain that doom-mongering tabloids peddle on a daily basis.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 4 February - 10 February 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Five gigs from five Emerging Icons that want to take up five spots on your personal gig calendar. Everything you need to know about live music for the next week is right here.

Who Knew Chocolate 'The Food Of The Gods' Was Not Just for Eating?

Sabi Phagura | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

With this in mind, I decided to experience a gift that I would love to receive myself - making chocolate truffles (named after the earthy, dirt-covered fungus that they resemble).

Red Arrows Pilot Killed 'After Suffering Effects Of G-Force'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

A Red Arrows pilot almost lost consciousness due to the effects of G-force shortly before he crashed, an inquest heard on Thursday. Flight Lieutena...

Beautiful Bournemouth

Suzi Dixon | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

Don't let winter keep you away from our marvelous seaside town. There is lots to keep the tourist and locals happy in the milder months and December, in particular, is the ideal time to get swept away by the unique atmosphere of Bournemouth.

PHOTOS: Police Make A Splash Restraining 'Nuisance Swimmer'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK

Police caused a splash at a leisure centre in Dorset after two officers jumped into the pool fully-clothed to restrain a "nuisance" swimmer. As oth...

Going Local - An Outsiders' Insider Guide to Portsmouth

Naomi Thompson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Thompson

In the last couple of years my home town of Portsmouth has undergone something of a curious transformation. This normally risk-averse island has been putting two fingers up at the cainophobic by opening up a number of jaunts that would not look out of place in my former residence, London.

Five Rescued From Sinking Speedboat

PA | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Coastguards have reminded seafarers about the importance of wearing a lifejacket after five people had to be rescued from a sinking speedboat. An R...

Police Officer 'Punched Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend In The Stomach'

PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

A police officer repeatedly punched his pregnant ex-girlfriend in the stomach because he did not want her to have his baby, a court has heard. Matt...

Police Name 'Gang Murder' Victim

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

A man shot dead in a suspected gang-related murder has been named by police. Reece James Menzies, 21, was killed in a "pre-planned" attack in Bourn...