Cornwall

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 01.04.2014 | 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 18.03.2014 | 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 03.03.2014 | 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...

WATCH: Bad Weather Is Good News For These Extreme Windsurfers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Sport

Thought only Point Break's Bodhi would dare to venture out into the sea in this weather? Think again. Ten of the world's best windsurfers battled huge...

Winter Breaks, Children Welcome

Andrew Matthews | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Children or no children, beaches in winter are all about wild seas, rugged walks and the type of gear normally associated with polar expeditions. And nowhere on earth (or quickly reached on a short-break) does those beaches better than the UK. These are the places to teach your children the true value of things they take for granted, like walking upright and body heat.

D-Day for Coyte Farm: Why Cornwall Needs to Reject this Out-Of-Town Retail Centre and Take Control of its Own Future

Lenny George | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK
Lenny George

Cornwall Council will make a decision this week which will have a profound effect on the future of Cornwall. If they approve planning permission for the massive out-of-town retail development on 70 acres of green fields at Coyte Farm near St Austell, it will become Cornwall's 3rd largest retail centre.

Huge Waves And Strong Winds To Cause More Coastal Flooding

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Strong winds and large waves are expected to cause further coastal flooding. The Environment Agency issued one severe flood warning in Dorset - mea...

'Spider-Man' Knocked Unconscious

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A teenager dressed as Spider-Man was knocked unconscious by a gang of men during New Year's Eve celebrations. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital...

Man Swept Out To Sea During New Year Celebrations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man was swept out to sea while celebrating the new year on the beach. The 27-year-old is feared dead after going missing in Cornwall, the day aft...

Men Dressed As Santa And Penguin Set Off In Dinghy..

PA | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

Two men dressed as Santa and a penguin had to be rescued at sea after they ran into difficulties during what they claimed was a charity row in a dingh...

Pupil Unmasks Fugitive In Cornwall Wanted Over £1.5m Fraud

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

A man wanted for an alleged £1.5 million swindle in South Africa has been unmasked as a fugitive by a former pupil at a British school where he taugh...

Prince Charles The Bully?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Prince Charles has been branded a "bully" by villagers after he wrote to them invoking an ancient right to mine under their homes. Officials at his...

Planet Appetite: The Isles of Scilly, UK - Prince Charles's Private Islands

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Situated in the Atlantic, West of England's Land's End, the Isles of Scilly, belonging to the Duchy of Cornwall, are everything the Great British Seaside should be. Oh, and the food is pretty good too.

Stargazers at St Mawes Retreats, St Mawes, Cornwall - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

In September, I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Cornwall, which is one of my favourite places for a holiday. Usually my place of choice is Padstow but on this occasion, I visited to the small coastal village of St Mawes.

'Computers Are Against Our Religion'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

A devoutly religious pair of beekeepers have won the right not to file an online tax return - because it goes against their beliefs. Seventh Day Ad...

Chasing Sea lettuce From the Outer Hebrides to Cornwall

Fi Bird | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

I travelled on to the South West of England where the gorse was blushing a second bloom and Cornish seawater a tad warmer.The carrageen was certainly less shy, I found it in rock pools higher up the lower shore than on The Hebrides.

A Toast to Plonk and Roman Plonkers

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I determined to nerd up on vino and give old Bacchus a run for his money, ahead of our wedding, because nobody would be wrapping ties around heads or knee-sliding across the dancefloor without a few, potent grapes in their tums.

Ukip Councillor: I'm Not Racist, I've Been To The Caribbean

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

A Ukip councillor has been forced to apologise after he suggested he could not be a racist because he very much enjoyed the "hospitality" of "coloured...

Taking the Next Step

Beth Phillips | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Phillips

Sam, Thomas and I have just returned from a week's holiday on a farm in Cornwall. It was a big step for all of us. Dunc and I had booked it in January, in a moment of being unusually organised. When he died in April this year, I quickly realised that the holiday was looming.