England

The Glory Days - Football's Old School Heroes

The Huffington Post | Scott Fulton | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Sport

The Old School. It’s a phrase well banded in the world of modern football – a reference to the glory days and of legends passed. It's the mull...

My Experience in Calais' Refugee Camp - The Jungle

Jaz O'Hara | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jaz O'Hara

I've been thinking all day about how I can find the words for what we experienced last week. An hours drive from my house, then half an hour on the Eurotunnel, and we were in the world's worst refugee camp in terms of resources and conditions, yet we were welcomed with open arms. It's amazing how only the people who have nothing really know how to share.

How My Other Half Lives

Sarah Kwong | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

We had been in Hong Kong for five days, marvelling at their mild December. Through osmosis, I'd learnt even more about the culture than I already knew. But there were still parts of my history that I hadn't really considered until I was here, having dinner with long lost everyones and watching everyday life play out for the people who shared my DNA.

Six Places in the UK You Have to Visit Before You Die

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Great Britain may be small and compact but our little island offers a world of rich history, outstanding nature and some of Europe's most diverse and exciting cities. There are some places in Britain that are simply unmissable; here are 6 places in the UK you just have to visit before you die.

Stoppage Time Own Goal Knocks England Out Of World Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Sport

England were knocked out of the World Cup on Wednesday evening, the Lionesses losing to Japan 2-1 in the semi-finals of the tournament in Edmonton, Ca...

Why Next Season Will Be Make or Break for Newcastle United

Joe Cooper | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

Many Toon fans are understandably skeptical of the man who has previously rebranded their historic stadium as the 'Sports Direct Arena' and slapped Wonga on the revered black and white stripes but so far, the signs seem to be positive.

Did the Conservatives Really Win the General Election?

Adriano Mérola Marotta | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Politics
Adriano Mérola Marotta

Since the Conservative party "won" the UK general election on May 7th, people have taken to the streets across the UK in a defiant display of disenchantment with the electoral system and the austerity consensus of the major political parties. The prospect of 5 more years of crippling austerity has prompted many to reclaim the future of UK politics.

Lies, Capitalism, Natural Nanotechnology and England

Chris Forman | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Forman

As we learn more about biological systems and their nature in the context of the Earth as a single system, we begin to understand the natural nanotechnology involved. Just as birds inspired flight so the camouflage of octopi and the colours of butterflies inspire new levels of control over material.

Matters of the Mind - Speaking Out About Mental Health in Schools

Anna Hicks | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Hicks

Don't turn a blind eye to problems that need addressing. Children can suffer from mental health problems too, keep that in mind.

Take a Breath, Britain

Andy Gibson | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
Andy Gibson

I have been avoiding the commentary in the aftermath of last week's UK elections. The crowing triumphalism on one side, and the unfocussed rage on the other, have been too much for my hangover to bear. Take a breath, Britain, and let's think about this properly.

Steffon Armitage - The Only Choice

Tom Byrne | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Byrne

The RFU policy on selection for the England team is frustrating; if you want to represent your country you must play your club rugby in England. The idea is simple; to make sure the best English players are playing week in week out for our clubs...

UK Would Lose 8% of Its Economy By Quitting the EU

Tim Oliver | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Politics
Tim Oliver

Britain's E.U. debate focuses on the economics, so let's be clear the biggest cost of a Brexit would be losing the 8% (£150 billion) of the U.K. econ...

22 Problems Only English People Completely Understand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Comedy

St George's Day is upon us, like some sort of huge dragon. And we can think of no finer way to celebrate England, our England, than to think about wha...

How Roy Hodgson's England Can Win Euro 2016

Chris Deeley | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

England had a horrendous World Cup in Brazil. There's no getting away from that. But playing in the unfamiliar heat and humidity of South America is one thing - Euro 2016 is in France. It levels the playing field slightly - not a big change, but every little helps.

Well To Be fair, It Does look Like Him

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Sport

Ryan Mason's England debut will live long in his memory, not because he made his first appearance in Turin against Italy but because he was trolled on...

Did You See The Northern Lights Last Night?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

Owen Humphreys caught the phenomenon over Derwent Water near Keswick in the Lake District. People across the north of England and Ireland were ...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.

The English; Do We Have an Identity?

Jake Mills | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Jake Mills

People search their family trees looking for a tenuous connection to a long forgotten Irish heritage. A great grandfather's, friend's dog - born in Ireland and providing the licence to enjoy a guilt free Guinness.

The Unquestionable Benefits of Cannabis Legalisation

Richard Neil | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK
Richard Neil

As with other controlled substances like alcohol and tobacco, cannabis could also be taxed. With the NHS currently struggling, wouldn't this be an obvious solution and hopefully avoid the greedy grasp of privatisation?

An Escape From One English Winter Became Ten Years In Mexico

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Mid-January, ten years ago, the colours and sunshine of my first day in San Miguel had me pinned. A week later, I met the person who was to become my husband. Today, we are raising three young children.

London, The New Romantic Hotspot of the World

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

London has heaps of history, a bucketload of charm, photo opportunities by the dozen and so much romance to offer that you could echo Samuel Johnson's famous quote: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."

The North/South Divide Is Dangerously Simplistic

Dan Holden | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Politics
Dan Holden

There is no uniform rule, not all Northern cities perform badly, not all big cities necessarily have more jobs; all I know is that if we are going to fix this economic mess we are in, we are going to have to grow out of focussing on the North/South divide.

Life on Lake Victoria

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

Ours has been a bumpy ride. Though it seems small in comparison to what followed, the first obstacle we encountered reared its head when the Kenyan government stopped issuing work permits.

The Queen Disbands The Monarchy

Fearghas Kelly | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Fearghas Kelly

Charles, Former Prince of Wales, also looked to the future: "I want a real job. I'm 66 and I feel like I have no purpose in life.

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.