Edwina Currie

Look Who's Joining The 'I'm A Celebrity' Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

'I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!' might have already lost its first campmate after Gemma Collins decided to quit after three days, but the camp...

Edwina 'To Make Surprise Arrival' On 'I'm A Celeb'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Edwina Currie is set to arrive in Australia for ‘I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Here’, two years after describing the show as “ritual humiliatio...

Edwina Currie Thinks Striking Midwives Are 'Disgraceful', Twitter Responds

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics

Midwives went on strike on Monday to protest the Government's decision not to give them a recommended 1% pay rise - and Edwina Currie thinks they're d...

David Cameron Has Already Failed the 'Family Test'

Will Black | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

It's hard to argue against the basic idea, that all policies will have to pass a 'family test'. Cameron has said that from October every new domestic policy "will be examined for its impact on the family". The sound-bite accompanying this initiative is "nothing matters more than family."

The Friends of Jimmy Savile

Matt Carr | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK
Matt Carr

It is now clear that the freakish peroxide conman Jimmy Savile was one of the nastiest and most vicious paedophiles in British history. At present, according to new research commissioned from the NSPCC by BBC Panorama, there are more than 500 reports of abuse against him, and that figure is almost certainly an understatement, given the almost complete freedom that Savile enjoyed to do whatever he liked to whomever he liked.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Opening The Door

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 29 January 2014... 1) OPENING THE DOOR Hurrah! From the front page of the Times: "Some...

'Food Banks Pauperise Those They Seek To Help'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Politics

Former Tory health minister Edwina Currie has warned that "pernicious" food banks can put local shops out of business and make users poorer. Writi...

Ten Really Regrettable Political Speeches

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of George Bush declaring the end of combat operations in Iraq. Despite taking measures to avoid saying the phr...

Edwina Currie Names The MP Who Pinched Her Bottom

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

Former Conservative Minister Edwina Currie has named a one-time MP who pinched her bottom in the House of Commons. Currie said the culprit had been...

Savile 'Thought He Was Untouchable'

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Jimmy Savile thought he was "untouchable" and would regularly walk in on vulnerable Broadmoor patients while they were in the bath, it has been claime...

The BBC's Crisis Isn't One Of Trust

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

Watching all the news on the 'BBC Crisis' these last few days, the famous philosopher Bart Simpson comes to mind when he poetically stated on 'Deep De...

Jimmy Savile 'Was A Psychopath With A Liking For Children' Say Former Broadmoor Staff

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

Staff who worked at the high-security Broadmoor Hospital during the era of Jimmy Savile's frequent visits have described him as a "psychopath" with a ...

Paedophile DJ Jimmy Savile - What I 'Knew' But Never Reported Years Ago

John Fleming | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK
John Fleming

The BBC is getting blamed for doing nothing about Jimmy Savile, although it seems, over the years, five police forces actually investigated stories about him in some way and did nothing. I worked in British television from 1973 onwards, though only twice on BBC programmes; the rest of the time, I worked for ITV and independent companies. Still, I heard rumours about Jimmy Savile.

Frankie Boyle, Edwina Currie To Present Paralympics Medals?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Following the popular surprise appearance by Chancellor George Osborne at a Paralympics medal ceremony on Monday night, bookies are now offering odds ...

Twitter Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Comedy

There have been many puzzling questions this week. Such as: David Cameron - man or mouse? And: the Essex lion - cat or lion? Not to mention the tho...

The Funniest Responses To THAT Edwina Currie Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Comedy

You know something? Edwina Currie really is rather gorgeous for someone who has her foot permanently in her mouth. Yes, the former Tory minister - ...

Edwina Currie: 'Italians Are Gorgeous, Even In Wheelchairs'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Politics

Former Tory health minister Edwina Currie has caused controversy after she said that Italian athletes taking part in the Paralympic Games were attract...

Fewer Than A Third Of Top Jobs Held By Women

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

Fewer than a third of the most senior jobs in the UK are held by women, according to new figures. Women occupy on average almost 31% of top jobs ac...

When Biographies Go Bad

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 24.04.2012 | Home

Chances are, if you're famous enough to have an authorised biography, you're famous enough to have some bad publicity as a result of it. As Simon ...

Lord Who Knew Of John Major's Secret Affair With Edwina Currie Dies

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Politics

Former Commons leader Lord Newton of Braintree has died at the age of 74, his family announced on Monday. Tony Newton became Tory MP for Braintree,...

What Lies Beneath: Why Underwear Is the Underdog in a Man's Wardrobe

Carin King | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?

Edwina Currie: 'Strictly Ruined My Sex Life'

www.thesun.co.uk | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Reject Edwina Currie says she doesn't mind being the first celeb to leave — because the show was ruining her sex life. Ex-Tory MP Edwina and boxe...

Strictly Come Dancing: Edwina Currie Becomes First Celeb To Waltz Off Show

PA | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Former Tory MP Edwina Currie has become the first celebrity to waltz off Strictly Come Dancing. After getting a low score of 19 from the judging pa...

PHOTOS: 'Strictly' Stars Sparkle At Launch Party

Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Strictly Come Dancing stars donned the satin, sequins and spray-on tan as they prepared to take their first steps on the dance fl...

'Strictly' Line-Up Revealed As Sir Bruce Returns As Host

Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- McFly drummer Harry Judd, Neighbours favourite Jason Donovan, singer Lulu and ex-EastEnder Anita Dobson have been confirmed to be...