My Mum's Sudden Brush With Blindness

Dominic Haslam | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dominic Haslam

When I was first able to talk to my mother after her surgery, she said, fighting back the tears: "I just couldn't stop thinking about not seeing my children and grandchildren again." For so many people, that painful thought becomes a reality. A reality that in many cases can be easily avoided.

Police Are 'Breaking Into' Family Homes And Tweeting Photos To Prove It

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK

Coventry City police have been criticised for a "burglary patrol" tactic where officers entered unlocked homes in the city and posed for pictures insi...

Ronnie Pickering Is Making A Career Out Of Shouting His Own Name

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Ronnie Pickering, Britain's most famous enraged road user, has been booked to appear at a nightclub in Coventry - and the city's students are not best...

Two Dead After Double-Decker Bus Crashes Into Sainsbury's Store

PA | Chris York | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

Two people, including an eight-year-old boy, were killed when a double-decker bus ploughed into a Sainsbury's supermarket, West Midlands Police said. ...

10 Of The Best Spots To Buy An Investment Property In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Coles | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK

You could be forgiven for thinking that anyone who wants to make money from investment property should head to London. In some parts of the capital a ...

Don't Judge Me, but I Don't Like Marvin Gaye or Pharrell Williams

Neil Durkin | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Neil Durkin

No doubt like a lot of people by now, I've had a quick go at playing the two songs back to back, chucking on Gaye's Got To Give It Up followed by T&P's Blurred Lines, and vice versa. A quick go at playing judge and jury. And, well, yeah they do sound pretty similar. Tempo, the syncopated rhythm, the vocal pitch, even - arguably - the yukky sexism. But hey, what do I know?

Jail For 'Little Britain' Shoplifter Who Pretended To Be Disabled

PA | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

A shoplifter who stole food while pretending to be disabled in scenes similar to the Andy and Lou sketch in TV comedy Little Britain has been jailed. ...

We need to Face Up to the Fact that FGM is an Issue in the UK

Hazel Barrett | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK
Hazel Barrett

A key issue is the lack of openness and discussion on the subject in affected communities. In such communities FGM and sexual issues are often a taboo topic. Men and women, husbands and wives do not speak about them and certainly not with their parents or children.

Fans Feel the Impact as Wasps Confirm Their Relocation to Coventry

Emma Thurston | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

Yesterday, just before 7pm, after a day of intense focus and scrutiny on Coventry City Council's movements, Wasps confirmed that the council 'unanimously approved the sale of their shares' and indeed the side is moving to Coventry.

'It's Like He fell From The Sky'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

A teenage boy has appeared out of nowhere in Coventry and might as well "have fallen from the sky," a charity has revealed. The young man, believed...

Sikh Man Dies Three Months After Shocking Attack

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A pensioner has died in hospital three months after a sickening city-centre assault by a young woman was caught on CCTV. In August, Joginder Singh,...

Child Abuse - Who is standing up for the helpless?

Kanmi Iyanda | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK
Kanmi Iyanda

"A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members." ~ Mahatma Ghandi Let me start out by saying this; irrespective of how much...

Mother And Stepfather Convicted Of Murdering Four-Year-old Boy

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

A callous mother and stepfather who battered to death a four-year-old boy after subjecting him to six months of systematic starvation and "incomprehen...

CCTV Shows Driver Ploughing Into Woman And Toddler

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Shocking CCVT footage showing the moment a woman and a toddler are mown down by a hit-and-run driver has been released by police. Officers are hunt...

The Hidden Depressed Millions

Marian Dwyer | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marian Dwyer

There are millions of people in the UK living with chronic depression, surviving for years at a time with feelings of sadness, apathy and loneliness but, because their depression never reaches severe proportions, never seeking help.

Rolls-Royce Axes 400 Jobs And 'Plans To Close Defence Site'

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Aerospace firm Rolls-Royce has announced plans to shed nearly 400 jobs at one of its plants, a union has claimed. The firm is consulting on sheddin...

Cities Reject Plans For Elected Mayors In Blow To Cameron

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron's dream of elected mayors in Britain's major cities is largely in tatters after the the idea was rejected in referendums. Nine cities...

Man Charged With Dangerous Driving After M6 Crash

PA | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

A 63-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving after a five-vehicle crash on the M6 which killed a four-year-old girl last year, police sai...

WATCH: Flying 'Human Birdwings' Video - Real Or Fake?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Sound the 'potentially fake video' alarm, because the one we've got for you today is an absolute doozie. Meet... Dutch engineer Jarno Smeets and his '...

Smash And Grab: Thieves Strike After Bus Crashes Into Shop

PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

Police are appealing for witnesses after "opportunistic" thieves snatched jewellery from a pawnbroker's minutes after a bus crashed into the front of ...

'Disgrace To Humanity': Paedophile Priest Jailed After Humiliating Young Boys

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Paedophile priest Alexander Bede Walsh who used his "revered" status to prey on young boys for nearly two decades was jailed on Friday. Walsh, 58, ...

English Cities Set For 'Super Thursday' Mayor Elections

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Politics

Elections for mayors in 11 English cities will be held in November, after ministers decided to bring forward referendums on creating the posts to May ...

Primary School Governor Admits Child Sex Offence And 'Disturbing' Animal Porn

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A former Warwick University professor and primary school governor has admitted to engaging in sexual activity with a young girl as well as possessing ...

Coventry City Fans Need a Reality Check, and Fast

Stephen_Brown | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK

It's a reality most football fans don't want to face, but for Coventry City fans the realisation needs to come fast -football is a business first and ...

Father Charged With Chatham Fire Murders

PA | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK

A man has been charged with the murder of his estranged wife and baby son who died in an alleged arson attack on their home. Danai M...