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Barclays Banking on Its People... Unlikely

Jane Sparrow | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Jane Sparrow

Who is the last person in the world you'd want cooking your dinner in a restaurant? If you think in the same terms as I do, it'll be the chef that's just been sacked. If you're about to choose a bank, who would be the last person that you'd want managing your account... Someone who is sat there worrying they are one of the 14,000 that is on the 'to be cut' list?

Children, Parents and Teachers Should be Empowered to Work Together on Internet Safety Matters

Catherine Cottrell | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK
Catherine Cottrell

Using the internet to chat with friends or play games online has become just as normal for many children as getting up to go to school. With millions of children browsing the web the questions I suspect many parents will ask themselves are: What does my child do when they go online? Are they browsing web sites I should be concerned about?

Street Collections to Slacktivism, a Conversation With Ben Carter of Response One

Hannah Gal | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
Hannah Gal

Times of austerity and highly savvy consumers mean challenging times for charities. In order to keep existing supporters and attract new ones, charities need a sound understanding of customers' buying behaviour, attitudes and habits. This is where Response One comes in.

BBC Finds Default Porn Filters Are A Total Shambles

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Government-led attempts to impose porn-blockers on new broadband connections has also blocked sex education websites, advice for people suffering dome...

Motorbikes Can Help Save Lives

Ross Noble | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Ross Noble

Riding motorbikes is a great leveller. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do, or where you're from, motorbikes really bond people. But they do more than that. They can also save lives. It's no secret that I love mucking about on bikes; I work with a UK charity called Riders for Health (RFH) and when I heard they needed a hand taking a bike to a health worker in a remote African village - I was more than happy to help. Riders for Health is a brilliant organisation providing off-road motorcycles for health workers all over rural Zambia. Thousands of people wouldn't get healthcare if it wasn't for them.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Mili Vs Mandy

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on 26 September 2013... 1) MILI VS MANDY The backlash against Ed Miliband’s announcement in Brighton, that a ...

BT Accused Of Aiding US Drone Programme In Yemen

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK

BT has become embroiled in the major international controversy over drone strikes in Yemen, as it was alleged that the telecoms giant supplied key com...

Advertisers Need Vigilantes, Not the Internet Police

Duncan Trigg | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Tech
Duncan Trigg

The Everyday Sexism Project highlighted some of the complexities around advertising on social media last month, and this is not the first time the advertising industry has come under the microscope.

David Cameron Warned Of Cyber Attack Threat

PA | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

David Cameron is being warned that telecoms equipment made by Chinese firms should be independently tested by the security services in order to protec...

Q: Guess Which Brands Fund Criminality? A: Most of Them

Duncan Trigg | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech
Duncan Trigg

Think of a brand. Any multinational brand. Then think about how much that brand invests in protecting itself from reputational damage. Surely, with all of this in mind, they would never get involved in funding criminality. Well, in actual fact, many do without even realizing it.

Free Premier League Football, Now Huge Profits..

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

BT unveiled a bigger-than-expected jump in profits on Friday as the telecoms giant highlighted its financial firepower ahead of its £738 million Prem...

Moving On Already?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been signed up as a football expert for BT's new sports channel as it shapes up to take on Sky. The te...

ESPN to BT - All a Little Bit of History Repeating

Sri Sritharan | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Sport
Sri Sritharan

As the old adage goes, to never meet your heroes, so it transpires as ESPN sit astride their proverbial horse and ride into the British sporting sunset. They arrived as great American conquerors who would finally give Rupert Murdoch's monopoly a bloody nose and more. As it is, they have conceded to their great rivals and stepped aside for a younger challenger.

Blow For Osborne After 4G Airwaves Fetch £1.2bn Less Than Expected

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Tech

Chancellor George Osborne was dealt a blow on Wednesday after the auction of superfast 4G airwaves raised a smaller-than-expected £2.3 billion. La...

Why Has Google Sued BT?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

Google has sued British Telecom in the latest escalation of an acrimonious war over patents. The search giant launched the counter lawsuit against ...

Charlie Thomas

BT To Offer Businesses Legal Services

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

Telecoms giant BT is planning to diversify into the legal services market for business clients following its claims management arm's application to be...

My (Belated) Top Albums of 2012

Philip White | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Philip White

Here are my top five picks for the year just gone.

Lord Sugar's YouView Loses High Court Appeal Over Trade Mark

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Tech

The Internet TV service YouView has lost a High Court appeal over the use of its name. The YouView brand was found to be "confusingly similar" to T...

COMPETITION: Win A YouView Box, BT Broadband And A TV Subscription

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Huffington Post UK has teamed up with YouView from BT to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a complete YouView from BT package worth over £...

It's Not Brad Pitt's Fault

Ronnie Joice | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

We've all seen the latest Chanel advert starring Brad Pitt, as he waffles about love and fate whilst taking home $7 million. The internet is awash wit...

Ada Lovelace Day 2012: Who is Your Female Tech Hero?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Tech
Alistair Niederer

Today is Ada Lovelace day. Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by encouraging peop...

BT Buys Premiership Rugby TV Rights To Step Up Pressure On BSkyB

Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Sport

BT has stepped up its battle against BSkyB by adding Premiership rugby to top flight football on its forthcoming sports channel. In one of the bigg...

WATCH: Boris Johnson's Funniest Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Ah, Boris Johnson really is the comedy gift that keeps on giving, isn't he? Just imagine what japes we'll all have when he's Prime Minister. (We know,...

London Council Rejects 89% Of High-Speed Broadband Planning Requests

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Tech

Telecoms giant BT has halted its roll-out of super-fast broadband from an upmarket area of London after being refused permission to install cabinets i...

Consigned to History by the Smartphone

Andrew Kemshall | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Tech
Andrew Kemshall

It might seem hard to believe but the mobile phone was first introduced to the UK in 1985. Just 27 years later and the device that we now love is hardly recognisable to those first Motorola handsets. And it's not just the size and battery life that's changed.