UK Controversy

Zoe Ball Plays Down Kiss With THIS 22-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

Zoe Ball had some explaining to do to husband Norman Cook after a boozy night out in London earlier this week when she was snapped kissing a 22-year-o...

Monica Michael Slammed For 'Disrespectful' Speech During 'X Factor' Exit Show

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ contestant Monica Michael found herself at the centre of controversy after being voted off the ITV show on Sunday night. READ MORE:...

'Come Dine With Me' Contestant Banned From Every Asda In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

A primary school teacher, who appeared on the Channel 4 show ‘Come Dine With Me’, has been exposed as a serial shoplifter. READ MORE: 'Come Di...

Don't Feed the Professional A**holes

Pat Higgins | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

Whether we pay them by the mouse-click, pay them by the purchase of a newspaper or pay them by the phone votes on a TV talent show, we pay them nonetheless. Whether they're providing us with loathsome viewpoints, shouting at unknown singing hopefuls or just misrepresenting evidence in order to demonise a section of the population, paid assholes seem to be everywhere.

Hate Crime: Why Censors Are Right to Ban the Anti-Semitic Horror

Simon Thompson | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Simon Thompson

I'm a fan of horror, I consider myself to be pretty liberal and I would consider myself a supporter of free speech and free expression but I also think there comes a time when a line has to be drawn and we have say that something is not okay.

There's More To The Pregnant Schoolgirl Mannequins Than Meets The Eye

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's not everyday you see a pregnant schoolgirl mannequin in a shop window. But that's precisely what confronted shoppers in a Venezuelan mall earlier...

Three Balotelli Wrongs by Brendan Rodgers

Nicolas Berg | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Sport
Nicolas Berg

The Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been heavily under fire this season, and thus far the criticism peaked in the wake of Liverpool being hammered...

To Troll, or Not to Troll?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech
Olga Levancuka

Even if the trolls are posting in response to the strange and at times controversial views of Katie Hopkins and others alike, the time to challenge the trolls has come. Because the trolls who provoke and the trolls who respond are no better.

George Groves Emerged From His Epic Encounter With Carl Froch the People's Champion

John Wight | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
John Wight

Groves told us he was going to come out, take the centre of the ring and engage with the four time world champion. No one believed him. Most believed his only chance lay in staying on the back foot and utilising his movement to avoid Froch's power, while countering.

Should Violent Video Games Face a Ban or Do We Accept the Decline of Parental Responsibility?

Mark Varley | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Varley

I propose that Rockstar take a good look at themselves and think when including such nasty sequences and questionable morals into their games, they consider the all too probable notion that kids way under the age of eighteen will be playing along happily without guidance.

Four Women Who Divide Opinion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In the past year, women's rights have been firmly in the public eye. From violence on social media to education, women across the globe have spoken ou...

As IPCC Launches Landmark Study, Is the Tide Turning on Tackling Climate Change?

Andrew Hammond | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK
Andrew Hammond

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released last Friday the most comprehensive ever study on global warming. The landmark report, prepared by more than 200 scientists over two years, concludes that global temperatures could rise by up to 4.8 Celsius (8.6 Fahrenheit) by the end of this century compared to pre-industrial levels, but could potentially still be held to 0.3 C (0.5 F) with deep, speedy cuts in emissions.

Channel 4 To Air 'Date A Porn Star' TV Reality Show

PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Porn obsessives are to be given the chance to meet the women of their dreams by dating sex film stars to look at the realities of their lives for a Ch...

Is Facebook Inviting Trouble By Expanding Its Betting Operations?

Reno Charlton | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech
Reno Charlton

Over recent years, social networking giant Facebook has become a truly global phenomenon. Many of us now use the site on a daily basis for networking with friends, updating statuses, uploading photos, and general entertainment. However, the social network has made it clear that it wants to branch out into other areas...

What's The Most Controversial Topic On Wikipedia?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Tech

As well as being the biggest free source of information on the internet, Wikipedia is also a huge provider of controversy. Researchers from the Uni...

Jessica Biel's Use Of Shock Collar On Dog Leaves Her Under Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Jessica Biel has come under criticism from animal lovers after pictures showed her using 'shocking' tactics to control her dogs. The 31-year-old ...

Mugabe -Villain or Hero?

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

There are always 3 sides to every story though, one side, the other side and the truth.

Film Review: The Comedy - Tim Heidecker Does Nothing

Philph E. Burbs | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Philph E. Burbs

Never has a film with the plot 'a man does nothing' been so very interesting.

Why Jimmy Carr Shouldn't Have to Apologise for Using a Totally Legal Process for Paying Less Taxes

Dylan Gadino | Posted 21.08.2012 | Home
Dylan Gadino

You may have heard by now that well-respected (and very rich) British comedian Jimmy Carr has come under fire for not paying taxes. In short, Carr took part in a totally legal tax filing process, wherein he was able to pay as little as one percent on income tax. And while he hasn't broken any laws, the country's Prime Minister has released a statement calling Carr's actions "morally wrong."

You're... Positive? New Zealand Church Unveils Advert Showing Virgin Mary With Pregnancy Test

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Comedy

2009: A post-coital Joseph lying in bed with Mary, with the tagline "Poor Joseph. God was a touch act to follow." 2011: Virgin Mary staring at a posit...

Sit Back And Enjoy The Ride: Ryanair Unveils Inflight Porn Plans

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK

Plans by budget airline Ryanair to screen porn, via an online app for smartphones and laptops, have been unveiled in the latest money-spinning proposa...

Is It Wrong To Dress Up As Gaddafi For Halloween?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse And Cosima Ungaro | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

Bad taste Colonel Gaddafi jokes sprung up across the Internet even as unconfirmed reports of capture first filtered through to media channels. Twi...

"All Mummy Bloggers are Moaning Man-Haters"- Discuss

Mammasaurus | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK

This week my hubby has been a tad controversial in the Mammasaurus homestead I'm afraid ( I'd like to point out that he is really very nice indeed 99% of the time)