Brian May

Beagle Puppy Farm For Animal Testing Approved In Yorkshire

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Leading animal rights campaigners have condemned the approval for a controversial farm that will breed beagles for scientific tests. Communities S...

Paul McCartney's Fox Hunting Warning Proves The Tories Are Fooling No One

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK

Paul McCartney is warning that the Government will lose the support of the nation if it reintroduces fox hunting. The Beatles singer's comments com...

Ricky Gervais' Brutal Jibe At 'Posh T***s' Who Want To Watch Foxes Being 'Ripped Apart By Dogs'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais has joined a host of prominent voices condemning fox hunting, calling it a practice that allows a "gang of thugs" to rip an animal apart...

May Calls The Countryside Alliance A 'Bunch Of Lying Bastards'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK

Brian May called the Countryside Alliance (including its representative Jim Barrington) “a bunch of lying bastards” on Thursday’s “Newsnight,...

Starmus 3 Festival Has Most Impressive Line-Up Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Star-watchers who stopped to marvel at the "double-star" two nights ago when Jupiter crossed with Venus in the night sky will be delighted to learn th...

Simon Cowell And Brian May Support Petition To Get 12-Year-Old Girl Life-Saving Medicine

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Parents

Simon Cowell and Brian May have made public pleas to help save the life of a 12-year-old girl. Cowell tweeted a link to the girl's parents' Change...

Queen Like You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Brian May will be unveiling the most personal pictures yet of his Queen bandmates - including never-before-seen shots of the much-missed Freddie Mercu...

6 Politicians With Brian May's Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Politics

Queen guitarist Brian May is considering standing for Parliament in May's general election due to 'frustration' about the current state of politics. ...

Brian May... Or May Not... Stand For Parliament In May

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Politics

Queen guitarist Brian May may stand for Parliament in May's general election, as part of a campaign for common decency. May is considering standing...

News Punch Christmas Special 2014

Marc Paterson | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Christmas is coming, like the relentless wave of immigrants that UKIP keep threatening us about, and News Punch is back with a festive special! So drink and be merry, the way Nigel Farage does every single working day.

Scientists Call For Official 'Asteroid Day' Before We Get Wiped Out By One

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Mark your calendars: June 30 is now Asteroid Day. No, that's not when we're all going to die from an asteroid strike (one hopes). It's when we're a...

Brian May Reveals The Queen Song That Means The Most...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May's heart is full of rediscovered Queen music, with the album 'Forever' showcasing the band's tunes in their most raw, intimate form - and it ...

Caroline Frost

Queen's Brand New Track 'Just Happened To Be There' | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May reveals he was surprised by what he heard when he dug out some long-abandoned tracks for the ‘Queen Forever’ album, which will give fans...

What Do You Get If You Put Brian May, Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking Together?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just imagine the conversation around the dinner table when some of the world's most curious brains join forces for the second 'Starmus' Festival, taki...

Clarissa Dickson Wright Dead: Two Fat Ladies Chef Dies Aged 66

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Clarissa Dickson Wright has died aged 66, it was announced on Monday. Dickson Wright passed away on Saturday at Edinburgh's Royal Infirmary, the S...

Badger Culls 'Ineffective' And Causing Suffering, Report Says

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Badger culls were "ineffective" and caused far too much suffering of too many animals, an independent study has warned. Research commissioned by th...

VOTE: What Is The Ultimate Queen Song?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Queen are officially the first act to sell six million copies of an album in the UK. Three decades after their 'Greatest Hits' album was released i...

Anti-Vivisectionists Show Hypocrisy in Backing the Badger TB Vaccine

Chris Magee | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics
Chris Magee

Perhaps Brian May and Brian Blessed hold more nuanced views on animal research than absolute prohibition, but it is hard to tell when they offer their support to prohibitionist organisations. One thing is for sure: no animal research, no badger vaccine.

Queen To Release Unearthed Track Featuring Freddie Mercury's Vocals?

Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Brian May has sparked speculation that Queen could release a new song featuring the late Freddie Mercury's vocals, after the band unearthed the "magic...

Freddie Mercury Film Lead Actor Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'We've found our Freddie," Brian May told HuffPostUK a month ago, and now it's official. 'Skyfall' star Ben Whishaw WILL play flamboyant Queen fro...

Caroline Frost

'We Have Our Freddie,' Says Brian May | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

“We think we have our man,” says Brian May, about the much-speculated identity of the actor to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming biopic. ...

Charlotte Meredith

'I'm Not Moving The Goalposts, The Badgers Are Moving The Goalposts' | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The badgers are conspiring against us, according to one government minster. Environmental secretary Owen Paterson has said that "badgers have moved...

Brian May: I Should Have Said Massacre, Not Genocide

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

Brian May has said he doesn't remember using the word "genocide" to describe the badger cull, but has apologised after it was reported he used the lan...

It's Started

Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

The controversial badger cull is underway, farmers have confirmed. The pilot scheme started on Tuesday in west Gloucestershire and west Somerset, w...

Calling All Online Animal Lovers

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The DEFRA (government's) response we received after collecting 10,000 signatures was so weak, pathetic, spineless, and utterly predictable it didn't even deserve a reply, so basically we need to find another 52,000 animal loving signatures in just 4.5 weeks.