Boxing Day

Mum Shares Harrowing Photos Of Daughter In Coma To Warn Teens About Dangers Of Ecstasy

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A mum has shared harrowing photos of her teenage daughter in a coma to warn young people about the dangers of taking drugs. Kerry Robinson’s 16-yea...

Storm Conor Delivers A White Christmas… A Day Late

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

While it will stay a cool, but dry Boxing Day for many, spare a thought for those up north, who are being hit with heavy snow showers and fierce winds...

Our Boxing Day Quiz Is The Perfect Antidote To Your Christmas Overindulgence

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

Desperately trying to do up trousers that we could have sworn fitted before Christmas. Rummaging around in the Quality Street tin in vain to try to fi...

Boxing Day Sales To Rake In £3.85bn Despite Black Friday And Cyber Monday Discounting

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

Bargain hunters will hit the Boxing Day sales today for a spot of post-Christmas shopping. It comes after a survey suggested consumer appetite for the...

Labour Accuse Government Of Boxing Day Trains 'Standstill'

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

Travellers visiting relatives or hitting the Boxing Day sales will face a “standstill” on the railways due to a “lack of action” by the Govern...

Fox Hunting Opposition At All-Time High As Hunts Prepare For Boxing Day Meets

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.12.2016 | UK

As hunts prepare to gather for Boxing Day meets across the country, new research commissioned by the League Against Cruel Sports reveals that oppositi...

These Are The Best Deals At Tesco This Boxing Day

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK

Retailers including Tesco, Argos, Halfords, Homebase, and Matalan are preparing to offer customers massive savings as part of the Boxing Day sales. Al...

These Are The Best Deals At Argos This Boxing Day

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK

Retailers including Argos, John Lewis, Tesco, Halfords, Homebase, and Matalan are preparing to offer customers massive savings as part of the Boxing D...

One Of England's Oldest Christmas Traditions Could Be Changed Forever

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

One of the English south coast’s oldest Christmas traditions is under threat from ‘nanny state’ local council officials, a campaigner has said. ...

Bagpipe Player Battles High Winds As Storm Barbara Hits Scotland

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

LATEST WEATHER WARNINGS HERE. Storm Barbara has made her presence felt, as pictures and videos show the full extent of the gale force, blustery condit...

Move Aside Barbara! Storm Conor To Bring 70mph Gales To Britain On Christmas Day

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

If you were hoping for a bit of respite following Storm Barbara we’ve got some bad news. Because Christmas Day and Boxing Day are set to be hit by h...

Wave Of Strikes To Hit Rail, Post And Airline Industries This Week

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

A wave of strikes will be launched by thousands of workers this week, hitting rail, post and airline industries in the run-up to Christmas. A series o...

Labour Backs Calls To Close Shops On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Politics

Labour has backed calls to ban Boxing Day shopping in a bid to give retail workers a family break over the holiday season. Shadow Business Minister Bi...

More Than 200,000 People Want Shops To Stay Shut On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A petition urging Theresa May to prevent shops from opening on Boxing Day has gained the support of hundreds of thousands of people. At the time of wr...

More Than 200,000 People Want Shops To Close On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK

More than 200,000 people have signed a petition calling for shops to close on Boxing Day so that retail workers can spend time with their families and...

Andre Ward Vs Sergey Kovalev: At Last A Real Fight!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Sport
Rob Blakeman

Last night's light heavyweight debut of Andre Ward spelt trouble for recognized World Champion of that weight class, Sergey Kovalev. Ward gave a textb...

Hundreds Flee Their Homes After Devastating Boxing Day Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Hundreds more people are being evacuated as flooding continues to cause misery across the north of England. Prime Minister David Cameron will chair...

Video Emerges Of Fleeing Bromley Shoppers After Reports Of Man With A Machete

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Video has emerged of Boxing Day shoppers fleeing after reports of a man seen holding a machete. Armed police have reportedly been called to attend...

People In This English Village Have Woken Up Submerged On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Devastation hit the North of England this morning as a second red weather flood warning was issued by the Met Office. Cars and shops have been sub...

Twitter Slams Fox Hunting As Parliament Says It Has 'Better Things To Be Concerned With'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Fox hunting groups are currently gathering for the annual Boxing Day meet, amid growing parliamentary opposition from Conservative MPs to repeal the b...

Hitting The Boxing Day Sales? Here's Why You Won't Need To Leave The House

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Tech

The Boxing Day Sales are nearly here and Saturday the 26 December is already looking to one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Whether you'r...

Everything You Need To Know For Boxing Day Sales

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

The festive period brings food, drink and most importantly - sales, sales and sales. You can expect the usual post-Christmas tradition - a stamped...

Media Take Note - Boxing Day Hunts: Tradition Is No Excuse for Cruelty

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Politics
Philip Mansbridge

It's that time of year again, bellies full, another re-run of Only Fools and Horses on the telly and the annual media scramble around picturesque chocolate box villages up and down the country to report on the 'traditional' Boxing Day hunts, to marvel in the spectre of the noble red coats on their trusty steeds, at the well-groomed packs of hounds and crowds of good country folk celebrating an age old British tradition.

Whoa! It's 90% Likely To Snow!

PA | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK

A large swathe of central Britain has been warned to be ready for snow as a cold snap brings freezing temperatures in the lead-up to the New Year. ...

There's Lots Of Finger Pointing Over The Boxing Day Train Shutdown...

PA | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK

Labour has accused the Conservatives of allowing a near shutdown of Boxing Day rail services despite the Tories bemoaning the lack of December 26 trai...