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Come In From The Cold And Curl Up On The Couch With These TV Shows

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

As the days get shorter, darker and colder, there's no better way to beat the winter blues than by curling up on the sofa in front of your favourite t...

Adele: 'I Do Have Body Image Problems, But I Don't Let Them Rule My Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Adele has never been one to mince her words. Now, the star has spoken candidly about body image, saying that there are bigger things to worry about...

What It's Like to be a Mercury Prize Judge

John Kennedy | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
John Kennedy

The struggle to articulate why one thing is more worthy than another can be a stimulating challenge that is helpful in my day to day role as a DJ and radio producer. But my involvement is just a part of the whole. And this is where the Prize takes on another element that I've often wondered about. One that you could say is a bit spooky.

What A Night Mayor! London Venues Need a Valid and Respected Voice to Fight Their Corner

Nikki Gordon | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Nikki Gordon

A rapid rate of redevelopment combined with huge changes to London's transport infrastructure mean that of late there has been a much larger cull of our cultural hotspots, the beating heart of the capital.

SEV-ERRRRN Pieces of Advice for When They Ask YOU to Be on 'Strictly'

Jeremy Vine | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeremy Vine

I write this with a quivering lower lip and a slightly less shaky right leg than I had 48 hours ago. Now voted out of Strictly Come Dancing, my leg has stopped shaking because I don't have to dance again. My lip has started quivering because I don't have to dance again... It will be a little while before I feel completely normal again. Normal is ligaments not swollen and heart not racing every time I see my diary marked for Saturday. Normal is where most of us ought to be most of the time. But returning to the world is hard. Because Strictly is another planet.

If You Haven't Yet Watched This Korean Student's Cover Of Adele's Hello Then Why Not?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

There's a cover of Adele's Hello floating around on YouTube by a Korean teenager, and if you haven't yet seen it we'd like to know why. It's a beau...

George Takei Beautifully Conveys The Perils Of Blame After Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Star Trek' star George Takei has spoken of the power of love and compassion in the face of darkness and terror following Friday's terror attacks in P...

The One Lesson I Have Learnt Is to Listen to Actors

Jack Thorne | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jack Thorne

I feel very lucky to have worked with such extraordinary people on this show. Everything from the research period onwards has been a mad mad ride. It is a story where we've tried to be really ambitious with what we're saying about the world, and it is a war cry of sorts...

Jon Snow Has Been Spotted Sitting On The Iron Throne, Sort Of

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Jon Snow is alive and he's been spotted on the Iron Throne. But fans of the series ought to quickly calm down, as it was Channel 4 News presenter J...

Hello Sweet Art: Time Will Say I Told You So

Jessie Thompson | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jessie Thompson

I could write a whole dissertation on how Deborah Pearson's writing rattles me more than Beckett but I think it would go on forever. (A BIT LIKE A BECKETT PLAY LOL.) All I can do is grasp you by the wrists and stare into your eyes in a way that makes you slightly uncomfortable and tell you that if the opportunity presents itself to see Pearson's work you must go immediately.

Tell Me What Makes a Man?

Alex Reid | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alex Reid

I had believed to be a real man you needed to fight, be tough and intimidate others around you in to respecting you, it was the only way to assert your masculinity. It was only when I was around 13 I discovered my father was a Paratrooper who had seen active service and was also a decorated boxer.

Definitive Proof Jeremy Corbyn Could Learn A Thing Or Two From George Clooney

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

The streets of Edinburgh were a throng of screaming masses on Thursday as George Clooney made a flying visit to lend his support to a charitable cafe....

15 Times 'Peep Show' Summed Up The Excruciating Horrors Of Growing Up

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Comedy

HURRAH! 'Peep Show' is back. In celebration of the return of one the the greatest British comedies ever, here's a reminder of just how terrible it ...

There's Strictly No Excuse - Take to the Floor and Get Dancing!

Arlene Phillips | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Arlene Phillips

I love dance because its great fun, keeps you fit and boosts your confidence. I love it when people tell me how much they are inspired by seeing dance programmes on TV, and in fact new research shows that around half of those watching TV programmes like Strictly Come Dancing get so wrapped-up in the rhythm that they can't help but dance along in their living rooms.

One Direction Throw Shade On Facebook By Paying A Lot More Tax

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK

Britain's most successful boyband One Direction paid at least £8.2m in tax last year, enough to fund 370 junior nurses, 260 secondary school teachers...

Who's Up For A Game Of ‘Guess The Hollywood A-Lister With HIV'? Not Me, Thanks

Matt Bagwell | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Matt Bagwell

If he chose to reveal himself and his status, then that would be a story, and a positive story at that. But it is certainly not his responsibility to do so, despite what The Sun might think and who have, in the process, potentially helped undo years of work battling the stigma attached to HIV.

An Awful Lot Of People Are Falling For An Outrageously Fake 'The Wright Stuff' Account

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Last month we brought you the humorous little yarn about a spoof 'The Wright Stuff' Twitter account that had the world fooled over a tweet about selfi...

Liam Neeson Stars In 'Candy Crush: The Movie' With Stephen Colbert

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Video games giant Activision Blizzard has taken over the company behind hyper-addictive mobile game Candy Crush, paying $5.9 billion. They've also set...

This Is How Much The Face of British TV Has Changed...

Huffington Post UK | Jen Barton | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

Television may be deeply ingrained into our everyday lives, but how much do we really know about its history? TV has gone from black and white to...

James Corden And Alanis Morissette Sing A 2015 Version Of 'Ironic'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Comedy

Believe it or not, it's a whopping 20 years since the world fell in love with Alanis Morissette's hit song 'Ironic'. To celebrate the milestone, Al...

Inquest Opens Into Cliff Fall Death Of Nick Cave's Teenage Son

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

An inquest will be held today into the death of rock musician Nick Cave's teenage son after he fell from a cliff in Brighton. Arthur Cave, 15, was ...

Netflix and Chill

Ollie Locke | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ollie Locke

I smiled naively thinking what a lovely thing to do, come over on a Sunday, get sushi delivered and watch a classic London based rom com staring a spectacle sporting Hugh Grant. I happily accepted and I was looking forward to the evening!

How Border Crossings Can Be Fun

Tim Thornton | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

I'm on the Fink tour bus, somewhere in Ukraine. Earlier today we were woken at 7am (having not crept into our bunks until about 3am after the show we played in Minsk, Belarus) and told to get dressed and ready, passports and vaguely sober expressions close at hand, for the border crossing.

The Kardashian-Jenners Made A Music Video Tribute To Kris And Everyone's Cringing

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

The Kardashian-Jenner's went all out to celebrate matriarch Kris's birthday, by staring in a bizarre music video which has the internet questioning wh...

Sue Perkins Sums Up Reaction To Sun/Corbyn Bow Row In A Single Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Comedian and 'Bake Off' presenter Sue Perkins has accused Fleet Street journalists of creating a "vicious ad hominem sideshow" by berating Jeremy Corb...