It Might Sound Unbelievable, But Jeremy Corbyn Isn't Really Part Of The Establishment

Andrew Shaw | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Shaw

Trailing Theresa May in the polls and disliked by many in his own party, Corbyn desperately needs to change his image for the voters that aren't die-hard Labour supporters...

The End Of Elites? How Technology Is Killing The Man

Quentin Bargate | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Tech
Quentin Bargate

The defining characteristics of Elites have traditionally been threefold. The first is their institutionalised access to information. The second, their exercise of influence. Thirdly, they controlled opinion and expertise in the public sphere.

Internet Dating: An Impertinent Guide For Gentlemen And Rogues Alike

Tom Conrad | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Tom Conrad

It's now the weekend, and my twitchy fingers hover over my laptop, much like a sweaty-tooth Hunter Googler, one feverishly eyeing a list of dating sites as they flash their hyperlinked harrises in my search engine results.

Voyager Space Probes 'Found' In Artificial Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

There has long been a thought experiment which suggests if creating artificial universes is possible, then mathematically we almost certainly live ins...

One Day I Flew Away...

Gina Lyons | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

One of my 30 things before I'm 30 was to fly in a helicopter and this Saturday, in Chichester (I didn't know where it was either) I did it. And it was everything I wanted it to be.

John Major's Right - Eton Has Eaten Us All Up

Grant Feller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

'The only meritocratic institution in Britain today is the City', proudly announced my friend, a fabulously successful and - please believe me when I ...

Do You Have An 'Elite' Surname? Then You're An Oxbridge Shoo-In

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The same "elite" surnames, such as Darcy, Mandeville and Montgomery, have attended Oxbridge since the Norman Conquest 800 years ago, it has been revea...

Pickles - The Man To Get Cameron Out Of A Pickle

Grant Feller | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

If only the Prime Minister had, say, a straight-talking Northerner he could turn to, to lift the party's appeal outside of the South East. Maybe someone who was uninterested in PR spin but was a take-me-as-I-am kind of bloke, educated perhaps at the local comp, maybe even went to polytechnic, the sort of background that would help to balance the coiffeured posh brigade.

Classic Video Game To Be Remade After £1.25M Funding Drive

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

The classic video game Elite will be remade after its creator raised more than £1.25 million on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter. Elite was a...

Elite Remake Kickstarter Enters Final Hours Short Of Funding Goal

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

An attempt to fund a remake of the classic video game Elite has entered its final hours - but is still short of its target. Frontier Developments, ...

Michael Rundle

'They Didn't Even Let Me See The Award!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Tech

When David Braben and Ian Bell started work on the massively influential and beloved space combat simulator Elite in the early 1980s, video gaming awa...

Things Will Be Great When You're Downton?

Daniel Wood | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Politics
Daniel Wood

IPPR released figures showing that the top 10% of earners had increased their share of the wage bill from 22% to 32%, between 1975-2008. Moreover, the...

UN Vote - American People, or American Elite?

Pippa Bartolotti | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK Politics
Pippa Bartolotti

The UN speeches from Palestine and Israel last Friday apparently meant little to Americans, where media coverage of any kind has been scanty. Neverthe...