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This Is How They've Started Parking In Scotland

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

When it comes to things you never want to see when you return to your car, this is probably up there in the top five. This precarious balancing act oc...

Tesla Drives Its Owner To The Hospital After Medical Emergency

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech

While much of the press about Tesla has focused on the possible dangers of its beta feature ‘Autopilot’, this story has a rather different view of...

This Motorway Sign Shouldn't Need To Exist, And Yet Here It Is

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Tech

Pokemon Go mania is showing no signs of slowing down, impressive really when many thought this phenomenon would be yesterday’s news by the end of th...

Elon Musk Wants Your Tesla To Be A Self-Driving Taxi When You're Not Using It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Tech

Elon Musk is a man with a plan. That has been apparent for quite some time, but it wasn’t until now and the unveiling of his “Master Plan, Part De...

If A Deadly Crash Is Unavoidable, Who Should A Driverless Car Save?

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Tech

In a deadly crash, driverless cars should sacrifice the few to save the many according to the majority of people questioned in a survey about autonomo...

This Tiny Electric Car Has Set An Absolutely Obscene Acceleration Record

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech

A team of students have created what might be the fastest electric car in the world. The grimsel electric racing car has broken the world record for a...

MINI Launches "Visionary" Car To Be Shared Among Owners

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Tech

MINI wants you to imagine a future where every single car in the city belongs to you. The company have shared their vision for the MINI Vision Next 10...

Model S Owner Discovers His Car Can Swim Really, Really Well

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Tech

Tesla's Model S can do some very cool things, but this just about tops it. A Model S owner from Kazahkstan has discovered the hard way that while norm...

Rolls Royce Have Unveiled A Driverless Car And Not Everyone Is Loving It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Rolls Royce has revealed it’s first driverless car, and people aren’t too pleased with the results. The luxury car empire have unveiled their firs...

VW Scandal Has Cost Company Its Most Important Asset - Its Honest Reputation

Vic Davies | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK
Vic Davies

There is a savage irony for the advertising industry in the crash of the VW brand. Of all car manufacturer brands VW was the one with the greatest advertising legacy, dating back to the now iconic ads produced by the DDB advertising agency, under the leadership of the legendary Bill Bernbach.

Why Is it So Difficult to Park a Car?

David Mooney | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Comedy
David Mooney

Rarely a day goes by where I don't end up in a car park that looks like the scene from a disaster movie, where vehicles have been left abandoned. All it would need is for a few to still have doors open to round off the illusion that they were deserted by those attempting to flee the terror that was destroying the city behind them.

Remotely Park BMW's New 7 Series Using The Key

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

BMW's new 7 Series will be the first car that can be remotely parked from outside of the vehicle. That's right, you simply pull up to the space, get o...

How to End the Crisis in Central African Republic

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Since early 2013, the international community has witnessed a horrific ongoing crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). It is reported that nearl...

Do Not Forget Muslims in Central African Republic

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

More voices must join those speaking out in support of their rights. At the same time, the UN and other humanitarian organisations must accelerate the supply of aid to Muslim communities under oppression across CAR.

Eco Machines: Designing Tomorrow's Cars Today

Intelligence Squared | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

However, many people can't understand why racing a car is still a socially acceptable occupation. After all, these things seemingly run round and round, burning valuable fuel for no apparent reason.

Have the Black Cabs Borrowed the Music Industries Rule Book?

Stephen Canning | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

Today London's streets were the scene of a black cab drivers revolt as they striked in London in protest at Uber - a new transport app backed by Google and Goldman Sachs.

There Are Few Places Where the Message of Easter Is as Relevant as the Central African Republic

Dr Alastair Redfern | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK
Dr Alastair Redfern

I have faith in the human capacity for hope and generosity of spirit. Easter is a time for celebration of the triumph of light over darkness and sacrifice into new life. For the children of CAR, who have sacrificed so much, this is our opportunity to give them something to be hopeful about.

Why We Need to Think Again About How We Deal With Humanitarian Crises

William Garvelink | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK
William Garvelink

As disasters continue to increase in lives lost and in damage costs it is time for the international community to look again at the fundamentals of disaster response and invest in training the real First Responders, the families and communities affected by these emergencies.

Trucking Instead of Protecting: How International Militaries and Aid Agencies Are Failing Civilians in CAR

Karline Kleijer | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK
Karline Kleijer

In a show of pragmatism seemingly incompatible with their stated mandate, international forces in CAR have been providing protection to convoys of Muslims trying to leave towns and villages in fear of certain death, instead of stopping attacks against them.

Bye Bye Tax Disc, You Won't Be Missed

Lucy Burnford | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK
Lucy Burnford

On 1 October 2014, after 93 years, the tax disc will be abolished in favour of a digital system, aka the DVLA's electronic database. You might well ask what took them so long (if you're not asking them why we have to wait another eight months for this to kick in)?

The World Should Celebrate the Election of Catherine Samba-Panza

Karen Ruimy | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Politics
Karen Ruimy

This week the world must celebrate the election of Catherine Samba-Panza, the first female president of the Central African Republic. Beating her nearest rival Désiré Kolingba, son of a former CAR president, her election brings hope to a country becoming so seeped in the blood of its own people. In her victory speech, Ms Samba-Panza urged Christian militias, known as anti-balaka, and Muslim fighters in the ex-Seleka rebel movement to end the bloodshed.

GRAPHIC PICTURES: 'Mad Dog' Cannibal Pictured Eating Flesh Of Second Muslim Man After CAR Lynchings

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Disturbing images which apparently show a man cutting flesh from the burning body of a Muslim man and licking the bloodied knife have emerged from the...

A Rush of Journalists

Nazanine Moshiri | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Nazanine Moshiri

There have been very few direct threats towards international journalists in the country, but getting caught up in the crossfire, being robbed, or even sexually assaulted are all daily risks. Some writers still managed to get the story out from a distance, relying on telephone or email interviews, and press releases from Human Rights Watch or Doctors Without Borders to embellish their copy. So, what changed?

Around the World in 14 Days

Max De Lucia | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

The idea is simple. We're on a mission to bring people all over the world together through the power of music and the human voice. We've asked you to help us make it happen and you haven't disappointed.

Girl, 11, Killed After Pensioner's Car Mounts Pavement

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An 11-year-old girl was killed while waiting with her mother at a bus stop when a pensioner's car veered on to the pavement and crashed into them. ...