Dear BBC: Walk With Me Around Hull, Stop Ignoring Our Place in History!

Karl Davis | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Karl Davis

Hull has been an unsung lynchpin in the historical makeup of our nation, a role it continued to fill effortlessly, even during Britain's darkest days during World War Two. Just as we have done throughout recorded history, Hull played an indispensible role in the allied defence of home soil, and indeed in the eventual allied victory, with the inhabitants of the city paying a massive price.

Sounds of Our Shores

Mike Collins | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Mike Collins

Close your eyes for a minute. Think of a favourite place on the coast. Tune into your memory sound bank and start to imagine the sounds that fill the airwaves. It could be the sounds from the days spent at the coast as a kid when the day felt like it would never end. Or it might be a trip to a seabird colony clinging to the cliffs and creating an intense wall of sound.

The Sounds of Our Shores: Quack, Sniffle and Plop

Gwen Potter | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Gwen Potter

For many of us, the hooting, hollering and howling we hear on Britain's coast are a key part our childhood experiences. The British Library, National Trust for Scotland and National Trust's Sounds of our Shores project brings us closer to our coast, and the wildlife and people that help to shape it.

Confessions of a Secret Plant Lover

Gwen Potter | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Gwen Potter

What am I waiting for next? Male silver washed fritillary spinning and dancing in flight, skydancing red kites, powdery pink pillows of thrift and purple spikes of spring squill on the coast, meadows filling with colour, the coconut gorse and a turquoise sea - and that's just on the coast. Lots to come!

A Coast Full of Memories

Mike Collins | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK
Mike Collins

These memories of days at the seaside as children are part of our national DNA. Millions of Brits head to the coast every year. And there is a rich social history of the connections between the big cities and the nearest stretch of coastline.

Great Big Stride Towards a Footpath Around the English Coast

Mike Collins | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK
Mike Collins

As a nation shaped by the coast and drawn to the sea the news, announced by the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, that a coastal footpath around the shores of England will be completed ten years early by 2020 represents one great big stride to opening up access to a remarkable coastline.

Adapting to a Changing Coastline

Mike Collins | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK
Mike Collins

Millions of us spend a fair amount of time daydreaming about being at the coast. Living by the sea with those views into what appears to be infinity and the dreamy sunrises and sunsets has enchanted generations. And yet that sense of things always being the same at the seaside, a constant in a turning world, seems to be changing.

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

Northern Ireland's Secret Adventure Playground

Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It’s an open secret – Northern Ireland’s a top location for adventure activities. There are few other places in Europe where you can find top-cl...

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Fabulous Products for a Worthy Cause!

Claire Lynch | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Style
Claire Lynch

Breast cancer affects so many lives, with almost 50,000 people being diagnosed every year in the UK alone, which equates to 1 person every 10 minutes. Just over 12,000 of those people die from the disease.

Hero Who Died Trying To Rescue Young Girl Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

A man who drowned while trying to rescue a young girl as she was being swept out to sea has been named by police. Bulgarian national Plamen Petkov,...

Man, 25, Drowns After Rescuing Two Children From Sea

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

A man has died trying to rescue two children from the sea on the Sussex coastline. The 25-year-old drowned after jumping in to save two children wh...

Boxing Clever: TV For The Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Friday Episodes - BBC2, 10pm Episodes slipped onto our screens last year, with the unique selling point of a fading TV star Matt LeBlanc played ...

Masquerade Mayhem: What To Wear!

Christina Miller | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Style
Christina Miller

T'is the season to be jolly! It certainly is, because this weekend I am attending the Masquerade Ball at five-star resort, the Old Course Hotel in St ...

Weekend Shopping: Get Motorcycle Temptiness With Christmas Party Biker Chic

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

With its insouciant, smoking hot cool, the biker jacket is an irresistibly easy, fashion-by-numbers way to add edgy, bad girl vibes to your look, particularly when flung over a fancy frock.