UK Comedy

Getting Touchy: Reg D Hunter and Offensive Comedy - Part 1

Lucy Danser | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Comedy
Lucy Danser

The idea of what's acceptable to say onstage or in any other public arena, particularly in the name of comedy, is unclear. The public consensus seems to constantly waver between a belief in free speech for all and being as politically correct as humanly possible.

This Chainsaw Prank Is Just About The Cruelest Joke You Could Ever Pull On Someone

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Don't fall asleep in this chap's car! Tom Daniel Hansen Sylte shared this video to Facebook, showing the hilarious moment he decided to prank his ...

Tache of Evil: 'True Detective' and the Rise and Fall of Cop Moustaches

Tim Witherow | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Witherow

Sure, there are other characters in the sophomore season of HBO's True Detective, but it's the battle between Detective Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) and his moustache that offers the most gut-wrenching relationship.

Dear Dredge - The UK's Foremost Untrained Agony Uncle Attempts to Help You With Your Problems

John Dredge | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy
John Dredge

My husband has decided to hire the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to mow our lawn. He feels that not only would the large number of people involved help get the task completed more quickly, but they might give us a performance afterwards at no extra cost. We are both fans of classical music and effective gardening, but is this a step too far?

Someone Has Remade 'Titanic' With A Full Feline Cast

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Titanic was a very popular movie, but we think it could've been a bit more popular with a few tweaks - like exchanging the full cast for a troupe of c...

Twitter Isn't Sure Whether To Love Or Hate Lee Nelson

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

Lee Nelson is all over the news after throwing a bunch of money at Sepp Blatter. The stunt is the latest in a long line of Nelson's bizarre antics,...

John Oliver Takes On America's Ridiculous Food Waste Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Comedy

America's Brit-in-residence John Oliver is back, and once again he's perfectly picking apart a topic we should all care more about - this time it's fo...

Seven Days in Hell

Lucy Karsten | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Sport
Lucy Karsten

Selfie sticks are banned at Wimbledon, but selfies abound. Photos are taken holding containers of strawberries, in courtside seats, in front of pitchers of watered-down pimms. But one of the biggest photographic-draws is a small plaque, on the brick-wall outside court 18, which commemorates the longest match in history: an 11 hr 5 minute battle between the American John Isner and the Frenchman Nicolas Mahut.

21 Of The Most Hilarious #GrowingUpScottish Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

#GrowingUpScottish is trending on Twitter, and amongst the chat about Irn Bru and miserable weather, there are some hard-hitting tweets about the star...

Backflipping Groomsman Shows Why Should Never Show Off On The Dancefloor At A Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A wedding is a time when everyone should have their eyes on the bride and groom. It's not a time for you to get drunk and show off your acrobatic skil...

New Top Gear Host Revealed In Shock Move By BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The BBC has announced their intention to make Queen Elizabeth II the new host of popular motoring show Top Gear. According to the broadcaster, Her ...

Frustrated Pug Can't Fit Stick Through Door

Rumble | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Zoey the pug just can't figure out how to fit the stick through the door. She lets everybody know how unhappy she is about it!...

Scottish Nine-Year-Old Eats World's Hottest Chili On Camera, Totally Freaks Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The Carolina Reaper is currently the world's hottest chili pepper, and it's bred specifically for people who can handle super heat. Not nine-year-olds...

Little Girl Is Less Than Impressed With Amusement Park Ride

Storyful | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This little girl was very brave throughout her trip to the Valleyfair amusement park. She went on all the rides before steeling herself for the more d...

Woman Drives Car, Chooses Not To Kill Family

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

On Sunday a woman drove a car. The Queen drives herself to church!(@DailyMailUK) pic.twitter.com/F5VpWPcQpB— ♔ Mo_Holland (@Mo_Holland) July 19...

Supercut: Cats And Dogs Interrupting Yoga

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Pets are weird. Dogs always want to play with you even if you're obviously exercising, and cats never let you do anything that doesn't make them the c...

11 Classic Royal Gaffes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

In light of yet another sweary gaffe from Prince Philip, we round up some of the biggest "oops" moments from the Royal Family. From a potty-mouthed...

Smart Cat Sings Along To 'If You're Happy and You Know It'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This clever cat is very talented. She's so good at singing along to 'If You're Happy And You Know It' we think she could probably go on The X Factor. ...

This Is What Happens When People Eat The World's Hottest Chili Pepper

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Comedy

No matter how much you love the sweet heat of chilies, the world's hottest chili pepper is guaranteed to make you feel all sorts of awful. In the v...

Professor Gives Students Fiendishly Cruel Ethics Question To Test Their Morals

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

University of Maryland students were faced with a rather cruel dilemma at the hands of their social psychology professor, who set them a fiendish ques...

Mindfulness and Teens - Will They Ever Work Together?

Ruby Wax | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

Each generation thinks their parents have screwed up the world. The teen's job is to clean up his parent's mistakes and blame them for being selfish, greedy bastards who just think about themselves and are to blame for the world being a mess, the ice cap melting and the fact that there are no jobs or money because we've spent it all. (On these points they're right on all fronts).

The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

It's been an awfully busy week! Here's a round-up of everything you might've missed, illustrated with funny tweets. Lewis Hamilton didn't wear a su...

This Rapper Creates Songs Based Around Classic Viral Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

UK rapper Digit Davis is a very talented man, and recently he's released a couple of clips showcasing a new direction in his music - creating raps bas...

Tube Station Name Emoji Quiz: Round 2

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Last week we brought you the original Emoji Tube station name quiz, and since it's World Emoji Day today (yes, really), we thought we'd knock up a few...

Cat Tries To Look Tough, Fails Spectacularly

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This young cat was trying really hard to look scary and tough, but it wasn't doing a very job. After about 30 seconds, it realised there was a need to...