Darth Vader

Armed Police Evacuate School After Teen Wears Darth Vader Mask For Star Wars Day

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A school was evacuated by armed police after a student dressed in a Darth Vader mask was mistaken for a potential attacker. A parent at Ashwaubenon H...

Bikes, Bondage And Batman

Jonathan Lea | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Lea

You sometimes even cycled somewhere just for pleasure (remember that word 'pleasure', it's important). You'd enjoy the sheer pleasure of cycling through the countryside - unhindered, free, at one with nature...the wind in your hair, the smell of manure in your nostrils...well, you get the idea. But not anymore.

Rogue One Justifies The Year-Round Star Wars Hype Cycle

Charlie Lindlar | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Charlie Lindlar

Maybe it's that I'm writing this on three hours sleep after a midnight showing, or maybe it's that I have a hard time being objective about anything Star Wars but I think Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is probably the best thing that's happened in this all-round trash year.

Losing Your 'Star Wars' Virginity

Piney Gir | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Piney Gir

I returned home and proudly showed my new P.J.s to my boyfriend, he gave me a blank smile. It turns out he is a Star Wars Virgin (how?) so I made him watch Star Wars and then fill out a questionnaire about it and my findings were interesting. So here goes...

Star Wars Is Just a Folk Memory of the English Civil War

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Simon Phillips-Hughes

At its heart, Star Wars is a spiritual story of one group who believes that the individual can seek and receive blessing from a benign force present everywhere, pitted against an authoritarian super-state which uses religion to control and coerce political uniformity.

Darth Vader Makes A Terrible Father Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Darth Vader was the one delivering your presents on Christmas Eve? No, us neither. But Corridor Dig...

The One Original Star Who WON'T Be Watching 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

When the original cast of 'Star Wars' join the thronging masses on the red carpets across the world for the highly-anticipated reboot of history's mos...

I Am Your Father

Thomas Lynch | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Parents
Thomas Lynch

We clearly want men to avoid the trap of becoming like Darth Vader, nor do we need them to strive to be Superman. I think men need to give themselves a break about being dad, find some middle ground and if their hearts are full of love for their family they will be good enough.

Star Wars - I Wish I Could Quit You

Patrick Dalton | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Patrick Dalton

As the rest of the prequels were released I felt my love for Star Wars slipping. The Rebel Alliance tattoo on my shoulder began to feel, dare I say, a bit silly and I thought to myself, perhaps this is time to let childish things go, time to grow up.

'Chewbacca' Makes Wookiee Error After Arrest In Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

A man dressed as Chewbacca was arrested in Ukraine on Sunday after he broke legislation that forbids campaigning on Election Day. The Wookiee was alle...

What Is The Greatest 'Star Wars' Battle Scene (So Far)?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Pretty much everyone in the universe is rather eagerly awaiting the release of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', still three long months away. In th...

This Darth Vader Fire Pit Will Definitely Make You Turn To The Dark Side

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Tech

Eleven million people have watched this video of a Darth Vader fire pit, possibly pledging their allegiance to the dark side in the process. The po...

Can You Score More Than 12 In This EXTREMELY DIFFICULT Star Wars Quiz?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

There are only six months to go now until what is, quite possibly, the most highly-anticipated cinema release in the last decade or more - yes, 'Star ...

Halloween: Don't Underestimate the Empowerment of the Force

Simon Ragoonanan | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Ragoonanan

The question I should have asked my daughter was "What fancy dress would you like to wear?". What I actually asked was "Would you like to wear your Darth Vader costume?". Halloween week at pre-school was an opportunity to enlighten her peers that I couldn't let slip by.

13 Out Of This World Steampunk Star Wars Hybrids (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK

What do you get if you give Han Solo a sci-fi/ Victoriana makeover? A dashing space hero in google specs smoking a pipe, obviously. Welcome t...

The Force Is Not With Him: Darth Vader Rejected In Ukraine Presidency Bid (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Darth Vader’s bid for the Ukraine presidency has been rejected. The leader of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP) was officially proposed for the...

'I Alone Can Make An Empire Out Of A Republic': Sith Lord Darth Vader Standing As President Of Ukraine (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

UPDATE The Force Is Not With Him: Darth Vader Rejected In Ukraine Presidency Bid (PICTURES) The leader of the Ukrainian Internet Party (UIP) is run...

Star Wars Joins Instagram, Posts Official Darth Vader Selfie

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech

Star Wars now has an official Instagram account, and has launched it in the only conceivable way: with an official Darth Vader selfie. The tortured...

Mr Cake, I Applaud You

Jane Sparrow | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK
Jane Sparrow

There are many ways to resign: with dignity, anger, absence, humour... alcohol (all five if you want to go out in style). But with a cake?

PICS: 'Vadering' Is The New Internet Photo Craze

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Move over planking! There's a new photo-based sensation in town. Or at rather: on the internet. It goes by the name of 'Vadering', and involves one...

Will Han Solo Be Joining The Party? 'I Think It's Happening'

The Huffington Post UK | | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Harrison Ford is the latest original Star Wars star to hint that he's up for a return to the rebooted inter-galactic franchise. "I think it's almos...

Well, This Is Scary...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Imagine waking up one day and seeing this.... Slightly scary, no? But fear not! It isn't, in fact, the Supreme Commander. It is merely a hot...

Married Couple Chronicle Their Love With Stormtrooper Masks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

It could be the honeymoon album of any newlywed couple. There they are by the pool. On the beach. Taking in the sights. Yet in every shot, both ma...

'I am a villain. Yet I lie. I am not.'

Jane Sparrow | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK
Jane Sparrow

Bob Diamond has been publically mauled again this week. I'm not for one moment suggesting that anyone should feel sorry for him - the £100m in salary...

One Way To Brighten Up Your Kitchen...

Posted 18.03.2013 | Home

Forget letter magnets or shopping lists - this is how to brighten up a kitchen. Every Friday, freelance designer Charlie Layton doodles a new illus...