UK Bullying

Nine-Year-Old Boy Can't Wait To Show Off New Bionic Hand At School

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Parents

A nine-year-old boy, who was previously bullied for having one hand, has become the first person in the UK to be fitted with a child-sized bionic hand...

Henry Cavill Gets Revenge On Childhood Bullies In The Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Henry Cavill has revealed how he got back at the bullies who teased him during his teenage years. SEE MORE: Henry Cavill - From 'The Body' To An A...

School's Out and Not Just for Summer

Claire Stoneman | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Stoneman

Homophobia and transphobia kills. LGBT young people are two to three times more likely to commit suicide than their straight peers. They are also more likely to self-harm and suffer from depression

My First Time

David Deady | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Deady

I remember the first time I was called a faggot. I was sixteen, standing outside my maths classroom after lunch.

House Of Teen In Birmingham Bullying Video Vandalised By Angry Mob

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The 16-year-old who was filmed forcing two schoolgirls to their knees and assaulting them has had to flee her home after it was vandalised by an angry...

Teenager Charged After Viral Video Shows Horrific Bullying Attack On Schoolgirls

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with assault after a video emerged of a horrific bullying attack on two schoolgirls, who were forced to their knee...

Police Hunt Teen Videoed In Shocking Roadside Bullying Attack On Schoolgirls

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Police are hunting a Birmingham teenager who was captured on video mercilessly bullying two schoolgirls, in an attack which was described by officers ...

Teens With Autism Are Being Bullied, Abused And Robbed By Their 'Friends', Research Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Lovett | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

New research has shown that teenagers with autism are being subjected to a high level of ‘mate crime’ - being robbed, abused and bullied by so-cal...

Reflections on Returning Home After Studying Abroad

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

While I was catching up on Made in Chelsea (post-study abroad life) an advert for Wilkinson Sword popped up. It showed a girl talking about jumping in...

Father Blames Daughter's Violent Attack On Failure Of School

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

The father of a 13-year-old girl who was caught on camera violently assaulting another pupil has blamed his daughter's school for failing to resolve t...

Criticism Is Not as Simple as the Block Function on Twitter

Tami Mir | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK
Tami Mir

During this week, I read some tweets on personal criticism, Hilary Clinton, her years in politics and how she takes the criticism directed towards her. She quoted Eleanor Roosevelt's advice "Take criticism personal but not seriously, and grow a skin as thick as a rhinoceros."

Casey Batchelor Reveals Suicide Attempt

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ star Casey Batchelor has opened up about how teenage bullying pushed her to attempt suicide. The former glamour...

Dad Paints His Nails To Support His Bullied Son

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

When your child is getting bullied at school, sometimes it's hard to know the best way to help. But this dad from Brazil dealt with this situation ...

Mensch Insists She Is NOT Bullying The 'Disgraceful, Hysterical, Hypocritical' #Milifandom Teen

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

Louise Mensch has written a 4,000+ word screed denying allegations she bullied a 17-year-old Ed Miliband loving teenager. The Sun columnist was ac...

Louise Mensch Accused of 'Bullying' The #Milifandom Teenager

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Mensch Insists She Is NOT Bullying The 'Disgraceful, Hysterical, Hypocritical' #Milifandom Teen Katie Hopkins Alludes To Mensch #Milifand...

Beating the Big Girl Bullies

Kirsty Lemare | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Lemare

If you feel like you have met one of these delightful social treats, you are not alone - I know I certainly have, and recently. When bullied as a child I struggled to process what was wrong, as a grown adult, it left me hollow, shattered and totally paranoid.

Matters of the Mind - Speaking Out About Mental Health in Schools

Anna Hicks | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Hicks

Don't turn a blind eye to problems that need addressing. Children can suffer from mental health problems too, keep that in mind.

Ms Hopkins... Please Stop!

Jo Worgan | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jo Worgan

I do not have the likes of Ms Hopkins social presence and media privilege in which to air my views, but as a mother of a child with autism, what I do have is a voice and the right, as does anyone else, to say how her views impact upon those with a disability. Her words impact upon me, my family and wider society.

Teachers Are Being Trolled Online - But Not By Who You Might Think

PA | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

A teachers' union says it is "deeply worrying" that the number of teachers facing abuse on social media from the parents of pupils appears to have ris...

Comedian Has Incredible Response To Being Told She Was Fat And Smelly

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

US comedian Damienne Merlina has hit back at fellow comic Ari Shaffir who used his part in Comedy Central show "Passive Aggressive" to make fun of her...

Hate Attack on Ukip Councillor's Home in Farage Constituency Thanet South

Colin Cortbus | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Colin Cortbus

Vile thugs have attacked the home of a UKIP Kent county councillor, smearing obscene political hate slogans all over the walls of his garage last weekend. The attack occured in the Thanet South parliamentary constituency where Nigel Farage is standing, and may be part of a cowardly attempt to intimidate political campaigners in advance of the May elections.

Bullying in 'The X Factor' NZ

Natasha Batsford | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Natasha Batsford

If you don't live in New Zealand then this may have passed you by, but there has recently been a bit of controversy surrounding our version of The X Factor.

Bullying in Cosplay

Vix Tree | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK
Vix Tree

It's bad enough that I have to put up with men trying to take pictures up my skirt with their camera phones when they think I can't see them, but on top of that I now have to contend with being able to hear people whispering that my bum looks enormous in my cat suit, or that my boobs are too big for that character.

Boy Calls Four-Year-Old Cici 'Ugly', She Gives Him A Piece Of Her Mind

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Siahj Chase is just four years old. She's also our new hero. When a little boy at school called Siahj 'ugly', she wasn't about to let his bad attit...

Reflections on a Teen Bra Twanger

Natasha Batsford | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Batsford

I can see the children struggle with the idea even as I explain it to them: Usually it is a game of chase that has ended in tears because Esme has become bored but Alfie is determined to keep chasing her anyway.