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University Cancels Yoga Classes 'Due To Cultural Appropriation'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A university's free yoga class has been cancelled after students complained the practice represented "cultural appropriation". The University of Ot...

Unique Experiences in the Northwest Territories

Black Tomato | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Rugged and unspoilt, the Northwest Territories of Canada boast some of the most picturesque vistas in the world. As you'd expect from a land that's swathed in forests and rocky terrain, there are endless opportunities to get closer to the natural beauty of this incredible province.

Long Overdue: Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland

Stephen Donnan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

If you're reading this then let me just reassure you that I am not about to rehash the countless valid, tested and proven arguments for marriage equal...

Sturgeon Was Just A Bit Too Keen To Piggyback On Trudeau's 'Drop Mic Moment'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

Canada's new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his Cabinet and revealed that out of 30 of his ministers, 15 are women. Trudeau gave a si...

Is South Korea Ready to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The recent slug fest between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress on granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or fast track aut...

Hollywood North - Toronto, Canada

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Beautification was essential for the film festival and I certainly didn't mind being detained at Her Majesty's Pleasure, a chic, glass-fronted beauty parlour with the added bonus of a cafe and bar. I happily sipped on cocktails while my manicure and blowout were expertly executed.

Father And Son Among British Victims Of Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK

A father and son from Swindon have been named among the victims of Sunday's whale-watching tragedy, which claimed the lives of at least five Britons. ...

Five Britons Confirmed Dead In Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

The five people who died when a whale-watching boat sank off Tofino, in Western Canada, on Sunday were all British nationals, the Foreign Secretary ha...

Five Dead After Whale-Watching Boat Capsizes Off Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK

Update: Five Britons Confirmed Dead In Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy At least five people have died after a whale-watching boat carrying 27 passenger...

Canada's Election Was Not About Candidates, But About Canadians

Michael Martins | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Politics
Michael Martins

A Canadian federal election, for one of the first times in modern Canadian history, is global news. Much of this has to do with it being the longest election campaign in modern history, which made it easier for global media to become both acquainted with Canadian politics and capture enough readers' imaginations to demand more coverage.

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...