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Sarah Kwong | Posted 14.04.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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...

Phones WIth 'Flappy Bird' Installed Reach £1,000 On eBay

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Tech

Gaming mega hit 'Flappy Bird' was successful partly because it was free - but now it's dead? You'll have to pay. The game's creator Nguyen Dong rem...

Painting Bought For £3,000 On Ebay Actually Worth A Fortune

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The search is on for an online art lover who paid £3,000 for a painting on eBay eight years ago that has since been revealed as an impressionist mast...

He Doesn't Mind: 'Man Stole Human Brains And Sold Them On Ebay'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A 21-year-old man is accused of stealing human brains from a museum and selling the organs on eBay. David Charles is alleged to have stolen the sa...

Happy Ending For Man Who Paid £458 For PHOTO Of An Xbox One On eBay

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Tech

Remember the chap who paid £458 for a photograph of an Xbox One on eBay? Well, the story has a happy ending - not only Peter Clatworthy get a ref...

Man Pays £458 For PHOTO Of An Xbox One

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

A man from Nottingham has paid £458 for a photograph of an Xbox One on eBay. Peter Clatworthy, 19, told the Nottingham Post that he was so excited...

Foolproof Christmas Gifts For All The Family

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

There will be certain people in your family who are considered a nightmare when it comes to Christmas presents. They're either too fussy, refuse to te...

Get Creative This Christmas With Homemade Decorations

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel that your Christmas home lacks the personal touch, then it could be time to get creative with those traditional decorations, presents and ...

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Christmas Gifts Online

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Last year was the first year when online shopping outstripped the money being spent on the high street. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed that 54....

Best Smartphones On The Market For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A request for a mobile phone for Christmas can be terrifying. Every year, these machines become slimmer, more adept at anticipating your every need, a...

10 Of The Most Inspiring Gifts By Hobby From eBay (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you know that your loved one thinks about only one thing (apart from you, that is), then why not surprise them this Christmas with a gift based on ...

No One Wants Sarah Palin's Used Car On EBay

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

There is a very lonely, lost and confused SUV on eBay. Sarah Palin's hometown is auctioning a car she drove during her time as mayor of the city, b...

Competition: Create A Christmas Mood Board, there's £5000 PayPal Credit Up For Grabs!

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If the concept of Christmas fills you with gleeful thoughts of hand-crafting decorations, making festive food and spending hours choosing the perfect ...

EBay Was Actually Selling Uniforms From Auschwitz

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK

Items including an Auschwitz uniform have been found on sale on eBay. The auction site has apologised and taken 30 items from sale after a Mail on ...

Buy From eBay, Pick Up At Argos

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Tech

Auction site eBay is joining forces with retailer Argos in a trial allowing shoppers to collect their online purchases from stores throughout the UK. ...

This Is What Credit Cards Are For

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Look down your sofa, sell a kidney or take up a lucrative life of crime - because you need £10,000. More specifically, you need £10,000 to buy th...

PICTURES: Bride Puts Disastrous Wedding Cake Up For Sale On Ebay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Imagine, if you will, that you ordered a wedding cake that looks like three tyres (bear with us here). A woman called Celia did just that. She was ...

Mechanic Sells His Skills On eBay For 99p, But Gets No Bids

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK

A desperate mechanic has resorted to selling his skills on eBay for just 99p in a bid to find a new job - but received no bids. Steve Sewell, 58, l...

Toddler Accidentally Buys Car On Ebay While Playing With Dad's Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when your 14-month-old daughter gets hold of your smartphone, opens up the Ebay app and places a winning bid on a 1962 Austin H...

Better Latte Than Never?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Starbucks says it has paid UK corporation tax for the first time since 2008. The coffee giant announced it had paid £5 million and will pay a furt...

LOOK: This Season's Must-Have For Guinea Pigs? A Suit Of Armour (PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to both our American cousins at Huffington Post Weird News and those at msnNOW for alerting us to the most exciting item on eBay righ...