Cornwall

Mr Cameron Holidays in Cornwall - And So Do We...

Josa Young | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josa Young

Summer 2014 has been for me a succession of attempts to overcome my fear of heights, ably assisted by my kind, patient 13-year-old son. It has also been the UK's most fabulous staycation summer for years, and I don't blame David Cameron for taking a late break under such inviting English skies.

Warning: You'll Definitely Need An Umbrella, Possibly A Boat, If You're Going Outside Today

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK

Lashing rain and fierce winds have battered parts of south west Britain as the remnants of Hurricane Bertha sweep across the country. Winds gus...

Britain Braced For High Winds And More Flash Floods

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK

Britain is bracing itself for high winds and more flash floods as Hurricane Bertha hits the country bringing lashing rain in its wake. The Red Cros...

Student Catches Bluefin Tuna Fish Worth One MILLION Pounds, Government Confiscates It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A group of friends who caught a rare fish worth £1m must've thought they had hit the jackpot - until the government's environmental department confis...

Sea Air and Simplicity in St Mawes, Cornwall

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sylger Jones

An unassuming seaside village on the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall, St Mawes reminds me of my childhood. I go there regularly to pick up shells and sea glass from the pebbly beaches, paddle in the sea, walk along the coastal path, have picnics and stare for hours at the changing colours of the ocean.

'Armed' Missing Elvis Impersonator Arrested

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK

Police hunting a 60-year-old Elvis impersonator who was believed to have access to guns have detained a man, they said today. Derrel Weaver was bei...

Cornwall School Shut After Fears Of 'Armed Man'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

A school has been closed as armed police search for a "well-known Elivis impersonator" who is believed to have access to guns. Derrel Weaver, 60, f...

How to Escape the Crowds in Cornwall This Summer

William Gray | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

Families love Cornish beach-beauties like Kynance Cove and Porthcurno, while Summerleaze (at Bude), Watergate Bay and Sennen Cove always score highly for ease-of-access, child-friendly facilities, beach lifeguards and places to eat.

Go to the Port Eliot Festival and Recover From Other Festivals

Lucy Karsten | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

For a festival that focuses on words, the photos from previous years look unforgettable: a three day break from reality that promises to provide inspiration and respite from the endless festival circus. 'This is everything,' my friend said, and it seems like she might just be right.

They Were Cornish, But Why Didn't They Tell the Census Takers?

Scott Phillips | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

In Genealogy, one of the first steps each of us must take is to find the home village of our ancestors. At times this search is relatively (pun intended) simple when one of our family elders is still living and can tell us directly.

Things to Do in Cornwall With Children

Siobhan Starrs | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Siobhan Starrs

If you lost hours as a child in a world of endless summers, picnics, adventures and lashings of ginger beer, you were probably like me, a fan of Enid Blyton. Today I dream of similar innocent adventures for my own child.

Witness Described 'Terrible Scenes' At Coach Crash That Killed Two And Injured Scores

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A survivor of the coach crash that killed two people and injured 54 has spoken of the "terrible" scenes she witnessed. The vehicle, believed to be ...

Genealogy and Working Your Cornish Roots: Just Find the Holes in the Earth

Scott Phillips | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

f you have any Cornish blood or Cornish branches in your family tree, you are most likely familiar with the adage often repeated to me by my paternal grandfather 'Gramps' Phillipps: "If there is a hole anywhere on earth, you're sure to find a Cornishman at the bottom of it."

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week David Moyes lost his job, Ukip unveiled its new poster campaign and, most importantly of all, David Cameron was stung by a jellyfish. ...

22 Cornish Words We Should All Start Using

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Congratulations, people of Cornwall, on your new-found status as a minority. To celebrate, we are brushing up on our Cornish dialect. Here are 22 wond...

Cornish Officially Recognised As Minority

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

The Cornish have been recognised as a national minority under the Framework Convention, affording them the same protections as the Welsh, Scottish and...

Jaw-Dropping Footage Of Cornwall Recorded As Drone Pilot Sat In Hotel Room

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

An amateur filmmaker has used a homemade quadcopter to record some astonishing footage of the north Cornwall coast. The videographer used a four mo...

Surfer Told To 'F*** Off Back To England'... On Cornish Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Note: This article contains explicit language that some readers may consider offensive. A very angry surfer rammed a rival's board and told him t...

Incredible But True: Sahara Dust Can Bring Not Just Haze But Also Disease

Terry Ally | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK
Terry Ally

Huge clouds of Saharan dust arriving in the UK may not only make the place hazy or smoggy but it could also bring upper respiratory tract infections such as asthma, runny noses, itchy eyes, and breathing difficulties. It is not the actual dust that impacts the health of humans but the bacterial and fungal spores which travel with dust clouds...

Severe Weather Warning For David Cameron

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

More than half of those affected by the recent flooding were not satisfied by how the coalition reacted to the crisis. According to a poll of 1,00...

Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Hotel Tresanton really is a delight and we had a wonderful meal there which brings back great memories just writing this. I would definitely love to visit the picturesque village of St Mawes again and if I do, a visit to Hotel Tresanton will definitely be on the cards.

Man Whose Naked Body Washed Up On Cornish Beach Is Identified

PA | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

Police have identified a man whose naked body washed up on a beach. Alan Eric Jeal, 64, was found at high tide at 2pm last Tuesday on Perranporth b...

Mebyon Kernow, the Party for Cornwall, to Make the Case for a Cornish National Assembly

Rob McNamara | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

On Wednesday, Mebyon Kernow will launch a White Paper outlining the case for Cornish devolution and the creation of a Cornish National Assembly...

'Suspicious' Death Of Naked Man, Whose Body Washed Up On Cornwall Beach

PA | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK

The "mystery" death of an unknown man whose naked body was washed up on a beach is being treated as suspicious by police. The unidentified man's bo...

LOOK: Can You P-P-P Pick Up A Penguin On A Cornish Beach?

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

The UK weather is currently going haywire – but does that explain the apparent sighing on a penguin on a British beach? The portly black and whi...