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Wretch 32 Tells HuffPost His Secrets To Success In The Music Industry

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Jermaine Scott, better known as Wretch 32, is a successful rapper whose music has regularly topped the charts. However his life hasn't always been...

Which Scary Movie Should You Watch? (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's Halloween, time of ghouls, ghosts, dressing up and... horror films of course. But with so many out there, which one do you choose to get your ...

Clarkson Branded A 'Bloody Idiot' Over Beer Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Jeremy Clarkson is under fire yet again after being accused by anti-drink driving charities of being a "total and utter idiot" for suggesting he was d...

Writing 'Belle' Was Not Always Easy

Paula Byrne | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paula Byrne

Writing Belle was not always easy. Some of the gruesome stories about the horrors of the slave trade, most taking place on the 'slavers', were sickening to read and write about. Dido Belle's mother was a beautiful slave called Maria, and she was captured by naval hero, Sir John Lindsay...

Jealous Much? Three Oxford Students Help Thom Yorke Release His New Album

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Forget young enterprise or setting up your own blog, three students from Oxford University helped Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke release his album as p...

Gene Simmons Makes Yet Another Questionable Remark

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Former Kiss bassist Gene Simmons, who rose to fame in one of the most misogynist musical movements of recent times, wants to give women some advice on...

Harry Potter Fans Can Now Live The Dream - For A Night At Least

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's turning into quite a week for Harry Potter fans. Not only are they filled with joy at the announcement of a new story just in time for Hallow...

Ten Year Anniversary: Wes Anderson's 'The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou'

Ben Mirza | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' marked a turning point in Anderson's career as a director. He'd reached a point where he had cultivated his inclinations for the goofy and eccentric into something coherent and unique. Moving from the niche, to the mainstream, but choosing his own path to it...

For £25, Your Xbox One Is Now A TV

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Xbox One TV Tuner is out now for £25. The Xbox One always had ambitions to be more than just a games console. That's why it comes with an HDMI...

You Don't Have To Wait To See The 'Age Of Ultron' Trailer Any More...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

"I'm going to show you beautiful." So starts the teaser trailer for Marvel's new movie, 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron', only it's not beautiful, it's da...

Monday Night's 'The Simpsons' Was The Most Surreal Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

A wonderful thing happened on Monday night. The world was shown what 'The Simpsons' would look like animated as other cartoon characters. And it wa...

Cheryl's Unfortunate Dress Choice Sparks Muppet Comparisons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

The most unexpected thing to happen in Saturday's X Factor was, without doubt, the abuse directed at Cheryl that sparked the #Cherylkermit hashtag. ...

Look Who's Waded Into The Donald Trump Vs Russell Brand Feud..

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK

In a battle of egos so epic that it could cause the internet to implode, Piers Morgan has waded into Donald Trump's feud with Russell Brand. It was...

Epic Twitter Battle As 'Bald' Donald Trump Takes On 'Loser' Russell Brand

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK

Donald Trump and Russell Brand have gone head-to-head in an epic Twitter battle of egos possibly only matched by Jeremy Clarkson's tiffs with Piers Mo...

Brand Gives Brits Permission To Vote After Being Called A 'Bum Hole'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

Russell Brand has hit back after being labelled a "bum hole" by John Lydon and has denied he ever encouraged people not to vote. Brand, responding...

Game Show Asks 'What's A Woman's Job?' Cue Sexism Firestorm

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

A popular TV game show has been forced to make a hasty apology after contestants had to guess what most people thought a "woman's job" was - and the '...

Richard Has Noted Every Sick Rape Threat Against Daughter

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Television presenter Richard Madeley warned Twitter trolls that "prosecution awaits" for making rape threats against his daughter after she stepped in...

What Farm Shows and Amy Winehouse Have in Common

Will Young | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Will Young

There is a fine line between drawing upon things in the past, as indeed anything creative does, and moving so much into an era where everything is a pseudo version of something else. Whoever straddles that balance remains something truly original.

Brand's 'Lazy-A*sed And Idiotic' Revolution Attacked Again...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

Johnny Rotten has already made it clear he thinks Russell Brand is a "bumhole," and now, the Sex Pistols frontman has ramped up his attack against the...

Death By Hot Ribs Is A Thing. Almost.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

We've been here before. I can still remember the heat, the fear, and the inescapable feeling I was about to have a stroke. And for some reason I am...

We Don't Need a Ghostbusters Reboot

Claire Lim | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Claire Lim

So it's official - the next Ghostbusters film will be a reboot and it will star an all female cast. Since the announcement, there has been much consternation online and, of course, the old feminist debate has reared its head again with a backlash against the news. This aside though, what about the merits of the actual reboot itself?

On Anglo-Welsh Identity and Dylan Thomas

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Gwalchmai

This year's BBC production, A Poet in New York, felt like a sentimental backwash of Titanic proportions; the recent BBC Wales remake of Under Milk Wood also fell unfortunately short, so short that one Twitter commentator quipped it felt like an advert for Welsh lamb.

Johnny Rotten Thinks Voters Should All Ignore 'Bum Hole' Brand...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Russell Brand Faces Fresh Attack Over 'Lazy-A*sed And Idiotic' Revolution Johnny Rotten has said everyone should ignore Russell Brand's a...

The X Factor: Still Standing Tall?

Paul Marshall | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

Saturday October 12 heralded the much trumpeted return of the X Factor live shows, which immediately raised one small question. One very very small question. Has Dermot got shorter since last year?

'Johnny Rotten' Just Gave A Beautifully Emotional Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

John Lydon - better known as the hell-raising 'Johnny Rotten' - broke down in an interview with Channel 4's Jon Snow. The former Sex Pistol was dis...