£300 For A PICTURE

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

Paul Barrington was given quite a shock when a £300 MacBook he bought from eBay turned out to be nothing more than a small box with a picture of the ...

A DJ Is Selling His Beard On eBay For Some Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Famous indie-dance crossover DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall has popped up on our radar because someone is selling his beard on eBay. Not the rig...

Single Woman Puts Herself On eBay

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Scroll through eBay in January and you'll expect to find a lot of unwanted presents that people didn't get round to re-gifting in December. What yo...

This Dad Is Selling A Buggy On eBay And The Item Description Is Absolutely Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Comedy

"Here we have for sale the green monster that can only be Phil and Teds. I shall be glad to see it leave my premises and never return." So begins p...

Turn(it)around Bright Eyes

The Mac Twins | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Sometimes the magnitude of everything you want to do in your lifetime is so overwhelming that you don't do any of them at all. Read all of Game of Thrones, re-visit chess, triathlon training - the list trundles on and on.

This Man Wants To Go On A Honeymoon With You

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being dumped by your fiancée over the Christmas period must suck, but one man is determined to make the most of a miserable situation. John Whitbr...

The Karen Danczuk Selfie Craze Has Now Become A Money-Spinner

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

A Labour councilor best known for posting a near constant stream of revealing selfies is now cashing in on the craze by selling signed pictures on eBa...

Someone Just Paid $15,000 For A PS4

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Tech

A pre-order for Sony's PS4 Anniversary Edition has sold on eBay for a staggering $20,000. A listing for another of the consoles also sold for a sim...

Student Entrepreneur Selling Lucozade Bottle On eBay - And Bids Have Reached £1M

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The schoolboy who made headlines last week for his "black market" playground dealing is selling a signed bottle of Lucozade on eBay - and bids have al...

Uterus For Sale On Ebay - And The Reason Why Will Probably Break Your Heart

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

As far as eBay goes, anything goes really. You can buy cuttings of Britney Spears’s hair, an entire Italian village or a Cornflake shaped like I...

Man Puts Single Sister On eBay To Find Her A Boyfriend. Charming.

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A man has put his single sister on eBay in a touching utterly insulting attempt to find her a boyfriend... and make himself some cash, natch. Match...

Ebay Breaks Up With PayPal

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Tech

It's over: ebay is splitting up with PayPal. The company said on Tuesday that the online payments service would once again be a separate business b...

One Lovely Reason Not To Hate Everyone Queuing For An iPHone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

The homeless charity Depaul has started auctioning off its spot in the Regents Street iPhone 6 queue on eBay, the spot has already reached over £100....

Buying on the Fast Track

Tej Rekhi | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

New technologies are also blurring the line between the online and brick and mortar shopping experiences. Shoppable windows are giving online retailers a physical "brick and mortar like" user experience while using digital technology to streamline the purchasing process and to speed up product deliveries.

Someone Has Bought This Screenshot For $90,000

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

A screenshot has sold on eBay for $90,900 proving that it's not what you're selling it's how you're selling it. OR that people can't be trusted with t...

Loom Band Unisex Thong Goes On Sale On eBay (Unsurprisingly, It Has No Bids)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like football stickers and Pokemon cards, the loom band craze is sweeping through school playgrounds at an unstoppable force. But it turns out the ...

How to Save Money And Shop Ethically

Wendy Graham | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Graham

The notion of ethical fashion has been gaining more and more ground recently, particularly since the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh last year. Yet Primark hit the news again yesterday with claims that a cry for help was stitched into the label of a £10 dress. The dressmaker claimed they were forced to work exhausting hours to keep up with our demand for cheap fashion...

145 Million 'eBay Details' For Sale On Anonymous Site

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ebay is reportedly 'struggling to cope' as millions of users attempt to simultaneously change their passwords in the wake of a massive security breach...

WARNING: Change Your eBay Password. Right Now.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Tech

Ebay users, it's that time again: change your password. The online auction site has advised all of its users to change their passwords after a secu...

Big Companies Still Need the Human Touch

Simon Stevens | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK
Simon Stevens

I think one of the biggest frustrations I have had in my adult life is trying to get the big companies I depend upon, like phone and energy companies, to understand that I am an individual, and indeed a complex individual at that, and that I can not neatly be put into their expectations.

eBay Truths

Sarah Kwong | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

I used to be an eBay addict. It sounds laughable, but when you're receiving poorly-packaged parcel after parcel at your office, and you don't have a clue what it's going to be, it's troubling (and kind of like Christmas! Mystery gifts to unwrap! But back to being sinister...)

6 Unusual Items Of Tony Benn Memorabilia

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Politics

Veteran Labour politician Tony Benn's death has drawn widespread tributes as David Cameron paid tribute to a "magnificent writer, speaker and activist...

Top 10 Weirdest Things Sold at Auction

Phil Bird | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Phil Bird

Bikes, blasters and brains don't sound like they have a lot in common, but they all feature on this list of the last year's strangest auction lots. ...

Visa Scheme Could Lead To 'eBay-Style' Bids For Residence

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A new scheme to sell visas to the highest bidder would create an "eBay" culture for British residence, immigration experts have warned. Investor vi...

What A Catch: Gaza Strip Fisherman Hooks 2,000-Year-Old Bronze Statue Of Apollo

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

Mystery surrounds the appearance of a 2,000-year-old bronze statue of the Greek God Apollo – after it was retrieved from the seabed by a fisherman o...