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Rugby: Can Canada Cause an Upset Against Ireland?

Eoghan Hickey | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Sport
Eoghan Hickey

When Ireland play Canada next Saturday in Cardiff, few will be expecting anything other than a green victory, but as 2007 proved when Ireland stuttered to victory over both Namibia and Georgia, nothing should be taken for granted, especially at Rugby World Cups. The Canadians aren't likely to make it beyond the pool stages, but that doesn't mean that they don't have the capacity to send a few shocks waves.

Video Of Nine-Year-Old Gleefully Shooting A Bear Prompts Anger

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

Footage circulating online of a nine-year-old boy shooting a bear as a birthday treat has prompted disgusted viewers to label the father "sick" and ac...

Radio Station Offers £20,000 Towards Gender Re-Assignment In Competition

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

A Canadian radio station is offering £20,000 towards gender reassignment surgery to one lucky winner in a new competition called 'The New Normal'. ...

Canada: Unique Experiences and Where to Find Them

Black Tomato | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Unique is the opposite of well known. It is something you have to look hard to find. Everyone wants to experience it, but unfortunately, few people actually do. Blinded by the allures of the (equally beautiful) tourist trails that exist around the world, our travels often lack the authenticity we so crave.

Four Britons Dead After Plane Crashes Into Canadian Mountainside

PA | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

Four Britons have died after a seaplane they were traveling in crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada. Five passengers and a pilot were killed...

Stunning Timelapse Captures Breathtaking Northern Lights In Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech

A vivid green and purple aurora has been caught in a stunning timelapse video in Yellowknife, Canada. The colourful display of light is a natural e...

This Incredible Timelapse Of Funnel Clouds Formulating Over Calgary Is Hypnotic

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

A stunning timelapse video has captured the incredible moment that a funnel cloud formed over Calgary, Canada. The formations can be seen during a ...

Tributes Paid To Talented Teen Who Drowned On School Rugby Tour In Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tributes are being paid to a talented 17-year-old student who died during a swimming trip in Canada while on a school rugby tour. Jamal Ottun, who ...

Ricky Gervais Wants This 'Honourable' Officer Reinstated For Refusing To Kill Bear Cubs

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais is calling for a conservation officer who was suspended for refusing to kill two bear cubs to be reinstated. Bryce Casavant was suspe...

Helping the Wimbledon Players and Their Fans

Michael Kallenbach | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Sport
Michael Kallenbach

As Wimbledon gets into its second week and the palpable tension mounts day by day, I have been observing the players and the relationship that they develop with their fans.

Man Floats Over Canada In Deckchair Lifted By 110 Balloons, Is Arrested For His Trouble

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

A man has been arrested after flying over the city of Calgary in Canada on a deck chair attached to a bouquet of balloons. In scenes that are remin...

Just Because You Can Track Your Stolen Phone, Doesn't Mean You Should

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Tech

Phone-tracking software is now standard on iOS and Android. With 'Find my iPhone' and Google's 'Find my phone' both allowing you to use the smartphone...

Women's Football Cup Organisers Became Increasingly Annoyed At This Press Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Sport

The Women’s Football World Cup kicks off tomorrow in Canada - but it's the Fifa corruption scandal that's still gathering all the soccer headlines. ...

Talking Journalism Opportunities With the 'English Guy' Reporting The News In Canada, Kristiaan Yeo

James Mahon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK
James Mahon

UK emigration rates have been dropping steadily since 2010 according to Migration Observatory. While hundreds travel to make a new life on British s...

Canada Abolished Tampon Tax And We're Hoping The UK Will Follow Suit

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Canadian government have scrapped the tax on menstrual products after an online petition reached over 74,000 supporters. Despite being a regul...

This Creationist Won't Budge, Despite Just Uncovering A 60 Million Year Old Fish

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Tech

Edgar Nernberg is a creationist, and he takes this standpoint very seriously. It's why he's on the board of directors for Big Valley’s Creation Scie...

UFO Or Drone?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Tech

A married couple from Canada were left feeling utterly confused after they spotted two strange 'UFO's or aircraft outside their flat. Managing to c...

Britain's Got Religion: Major Party Manifestos all Voice Support for Religious Freedom

Judd Birdsall | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Politics
Judd Birdsall

The convergence of the UK party manifestos on religious freedom is a positive development for sure. But to translate this domestic political pressure into effective foreign policy, the government should fold religious freedom promotion into a broader strategy of understanding and engaging religion in international affairs.

Worldwide UFO Cover-Up Is Real Claims Former Canadian Defence Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Tech

Former Canadian defence minister Paul Hellyer has claimed that there is a global cover-up of the existence of UFOs calling for governments to release ...

Adorable 5-Year-Old Sets Up Lemonade Stand, Raises $25K For Disabled Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A kindhearted five-year-old girl from Toronto has touched the hearts of many after raising $25,000 for her disabled brother. Na'ama Uzan set up a l...

Uber's Curbside Breathalyser Gives Free Rides For Drunk People

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Uber has been giving out free rides to drunken revelers in Toronto as part of its 'Uber Safe' campaign to discourage people from drink driving. App...

Peruvian Indigenous Leader: 'We Don't Want to Die Because of Oil'

David Hill | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
David Hill

Leaders from the indigenous Matsés people in the Peruvian Amazon say they remain vehemently opposed to potential operations in their territory by a Canada-based oil company...

The Best of Canada in Alberta

Black Tomato | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Canada is, putting it simply, vast and spectacular. Home to the iconic Rockies, roaming grizzly bears, cosmopolitan cities and spanning 9,984,670 km² (yes, it's huge) we can't blame you for thinking you need to dedicate weeks upon weeks of your free time to explore the country.

This Tribute To Leonard Nemoy Could Only Happen In Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

There have been some amazing tributes so far to the late Leonard Nemoy - and for sheer drama you can't really beat this Salute To Spock taken from act...

Zadora: The Infamous Baltic Baron Taking on MC Escher

Davis Mukasa | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Davis Mukasa

For therapy 'Zadora' began to study the techniques of Haida totemic art through a close family friend. Thirty years later, Zadora's art would adorn the most exclusive collections across the globe as arguably the world's foremost gemstone artist and heir apparent to the (similarly Baltic) Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé.