The Peak of Perfection

Peter Morrell | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Morrell

Although my passport has another few years to run my doctor had advised me not to fly for a while, so in need of a short holiday, I started to look at suitable places in the UK. The area I eventually chose was the Peak District in Derbyshire. It ticked all the boxes, beautiful scenery, quaint towns, stately homes and it was under a three hour drive from London.

Giant Sink Hole Opens In The Derbyshire Peak District Near Foolow

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

People of the Derbyshire Peak District woke up to a new landmark on Monday morning - a giant sink hole near the village of Foolow. The hole firs...

Senior Policeman Found Dead On Moors

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK

The body of a man found in a national park is that of a missing senior police officer, it has been confirmed. Derbyshire Police said the body disco...

Two Children And Two Adults Killed In House Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Police have named the victims of the house fire as Claire James, 27, Josie Leighton, 32, Tyler Green, nine, and Jordan Green, 12. Two chi...

'Like The Blitz': Bus Collides With House

PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO The Perfect Fit: Car Slots Neatly Through Living Room Wall A bus was left embedded in the side of a house after it collided with a car. ...

Man Who Killed Family Of 8 Flees Prison

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

Shakiel Shazad, a man who killed eight members of the same family in an arson attack has gone on the run from prison in Derbyshire. The 33-year-old...

British Climber Reported Missing In Peru

PA | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old British climber has been reported missing in South America, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed. Thomas Jagger, believe...

Father Killed As Family Cars Plunge Into Icy River During School Run

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

A father taking his daughter to school in Derbyshire has been killed after his car skidded into an icy river, only minutes before his wife, on a schoo...

Snow Shark Appears In Derbyshire

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Snow has been falling all over the UK: it's been impossible to avoid it. Not only has it been blocking our drives and pavements, but also blanketi...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Dec 17th- Dec 23rd 2012

Kat Jackman | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

We may very well be in the middle of preparations for our grand finale show of the Emerging Icons Live Tour this week; but that's not to say that we're not already looking ahead to what other gigs we have to look forward to.

Out Of This World: Panoramic Pictures Look Like Tiny Planets

Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

These panoramic pictures whirled dizzyingly into spheres give the impression of little planets. The out-of-this world pictures were taken by Dan A...

Tory Councillor Sacked After Joke About Murdered Police Officers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics

A Conservative councillor has been sacked after cracking a joke about the shooting deaths of two policewomen. David Stephenson was serving on Erewa...

Flat Fire Kills Man, 57, In Derbyshire

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK

A 57-year-old man has died following a flat fire, police said. Firefighters and police were called to a ground-floor flat in Queen Street, Long Eat...

Dennis Skinner MP: Incorruptible and Unapologetic

James Bloodworth | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Politics
James Bloodworth

Dennis Skinner plans to retire at the next election to make way for a neighbouring Labour MP as the boundaries of his Derbyshire constituency are redrawn. The House of Commons will be a duller place without him.

Fire At Industrial Unit Kills 27-Year-Old Man

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

A 27-year-old man has died after suffering serious burns in a major fire at an industrial unit in Alfreton. Derbyshire Police said the victim, from...

PHOTO: Council Tenant Turns House Into Pig Sty, Literally

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

A council is attempting to trace a tenant who caused thousands of pounds of damage to a house after keeping a pig inside the property. Housing staf...

Teacher Made Four-Year-Old Cancer Victim Clean Up Own Urine

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A four-year-old girl who battled a brain tumour that left her with bladder control problems was forced by her teacher to clean up her own urine after ...

Protests Mount Against Vast Industrial pig Farm

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Politics
Peter G Tatchell

Human rights and animal rights are two aspects of the same struggle against suffering and injustice. Cruelty is barbarism, whether it is inflicted on humans or on other species.