Chile

Player Focus: Sánchez The First Star to Fall from Brazil 2014

Ben McAleer | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

Without question, Chile quickly became supporters' second team at the World Cup... While some would have buckled under the pressure, Sánchez thrived... in Messi's absence, Sánchez was Barcelona's best player last season and there is little doubt that he was Chile's greatest asset at the World Cup...

Prince Harry Becomes Family's TV Repair Man'

PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Prince Harry has visited a Chilean shanty town community whose homes were destroyed by devastating wildfires - and fixed a family's television. Tho...

The Greatest Competition in the World

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

The group stages are coming to a close and the excitement of the knockout stages is kicking off on Saturday. We're knee deep in to the greatest competition in the world and, England aside, what an incredible competition it's been so far!

The Real Reason England Are Out of The World Cup

Hamish Mackay | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport
Hamish Mackay

That countries such as Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile and Mexico have all looked more impressive than England makes the inevitable debate about how we need to change our coaching set up/youth teams/b-teams/academies/facilities all the more embarrassing and redundant.

Scientists Blow Up Mountain So They Can See Into Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have blown the top off of a mountain in Chile. Don't worry though, it's all in the name of space exploration. The mountain has been give...

Team Focus: Chile Expected to be the Top Entertainers in Brazil

Ben McAleer | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

The team won plaudits in South Africa in 2010 under the stewardship of Marcelo Bielsa, with their high pressing game impressing many. The experience garnered will serve the side well this time around, while the core of the team has developed significantly four years on.

Daredevil Jumps Off Moving Truck... Into A Gorge

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech

BASE jumper Sebastian Alvarez is clearly a man who -- if he did ever known fear -- has since placed that fear inside a titanium box, and dropped it to...

'Eye Of Sauron' Star Is Root Of All Evil

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

Space can be a beautiful thing. It can also be deeply scary as this image of a star proves. Nicknamed 'The Eye Of Sauron' this is actually a ringed...

The Inside Track on Three World Cup Outsiders

Tony Jimenez | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

We now stand less than two weeks away from the beginning of what is being billed as one of the greatest World Cups of all time. As the pre-tournament excitement builds with every passing day, all talk turns to which side has enough quality, focus - and not to mention a little bit of luck - to lift the famous trophy.

Six 'Dark Horses' Who Could Be Contenders at the World Cup

Dan Farr | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Farr

With the World Cup just over two weeks away, fans from each nation will be predicting their team's chances in the prestigious tournament. Tournament favourites Spain, Germany, Argentina and hosts Brazil are the teams on the lips of football fans when discussing who could lift the historic trophy. But what about the teams who are not considered to have much chance of winning?

This Activist 'Set Fire To $500m Worth Of Student Papers To Free Them From Debt'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

A heap of ashes is allegedly all that remains of $500 million in “pagarés” — or debt papers — stolen and burned by a Chilean activist. A v...

Hotter, Wetter, Deeper: The World's Most Extreme Places

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Humans love extremes. Extreme sports, extreme weather and extreme places. Higher, harder, longer. Hotter, wetter, deeper. No one recalls the second-lowest point on earth, but everyone knows the lowest - the Dead Sea. Go extreme or go home. There's no place for also-rans in this blog post: only the extremest of the extreme.

More Than 10,000 Evacuated In Chile After Forest Fire Kills 12 (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

These images show the devastation wrought by a forest fire has killed at least 12 people and prompted the evacuation of more than 10,000 people from a...

Lightning Strikes Kill More Than 60 Cows In Chile (VIDEO, GRAPHIC PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Upwards of 60 dairy cows have been killed in lighting strikes in southern Chile. Cecil Fourt, who owns a ranch in Los Rios, told the Associated Pr...

15 Heartbreaking Images Of Devastation In Quake-Hit Chile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Scenes of utter devastation have emerged after an enormous earthquake struck off northern Chile's coast. The massive quake, measuring a magnitude o...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Chile, Sparking Tsunami Warnings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

An enormous earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 8.2, has struck off northern Chile's coast causing a tsunami, and a climbing death toll. A 6.9 foo...

Great Wine From Old Vines: Odfjell Carignan 2011

Tom Cannavan | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

The tannins are fine and give some structure, the juicy cherry acidity adds some freshness, and all in all it is a natural, unforced wine that doesn't need to try too hard: that natural old vine character has been deftly handled in a terrific wine for drinking now, or cellaring for a decade.

Puma Sneaks Into Woman's House While She's Making Breakfast. Trashes The Place (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

Picture the scene: You wake up, pad downstairs and put the kettle on for a cup of coffee. You’re still bleary-eyed when you notice, yep, that's ...

The Petra Trail - Pucon

Petra Shepherd | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

The snow-covered and perfectly conically shaped Volcan Villarrica stands at 2840 metres on the south east of Lago Villarrica in Chile's Northern Lake District. It's climbed from the small but extremely popular town of Pucon.

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Cruises to Historic Win... Now the Hard Work Begins

Rob McNamara | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

Michelle Bachelet eased home to victory last night in Chile's general election. The popular former President and leader of 'La Nueva Mayoria' coalition obtained a 62% share of the vote - the best margin obtained by any Presidential candidate since 1990 and a major vote of confidence in her ambitious programme.

'Tiki-taka' - A Spanish Education

Tony Jimenez | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

Spending much of my time in Spain, I've seen first-hand the differences between the way both nations approach the game, particularly player development - and the English system is long overdue a radical overhaul.

Is This England Side Playing Without an Identity Under Roy Hodgson?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

The amount of players that Hodgson has used in his England sides has been well documented and the number is now a staggering 53 since he took charge in May 2012. It is clear that like Moyes at United or Mourinho at Chelsea, Hodgson doesn't know what his best eleven is at the moment.

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Made to Wait for Presidency

Rob McNamara | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

Chile failed to return an outright victor in last night's general election. In an expected outcome, front-runner Michelle Bachelet of the centre-left "La Nueva Mayoría' coalition and Evelyn Matthei, leader of the ring-wing coalition, will go head to head in a second round of voting on 15th December.

England 0-2 Chile

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

An understrength England side slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Chile at Wembley on Friday evening with Alexis Sanchez scoring twice to end Roy...

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Set to Return as Young Leaders Make Their Mark

Rob McNamara | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

The streets of Santiago are lined with political campaign posters as Chile readies itself for its general election on Sunday. It is the country's most important election since it voted 'No' to Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship in 1990...