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PHOTOS: Your Face Looks Familiar

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza, Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Peter O'Toole passed away this week after a long battle with illness aged 81. The Irish-born actor graced the silver screen for over 50 years and O...

Friends Star In Drug Talks At Number 10

The Huffington Post UK | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Non-violent drug offenders should be put in rehab and not prison, according to Hollywood actor Matthew Perry. The Friends and West Wing star, who h...

Brian Griffin Isn't The First TV Character To Be Brought Back From The Dead...

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Just as 'Family Guy' fans were getting over the death of Brian Griffin, the pet pooch has been brought back to life back in the Christmas special than...

Joan Fontaine Dies, Aged 96

Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Joan Fontaine has died at the age of 96. The Oscar-winning actress - who starred in several Alfred Hitchcock psychological thrillers - passed away ...

And The Winner Is... (But You Probably Guessed Already)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Prison officer Sam Bailey has been crowned the UK's 10th X Factor winner after the public picked her over teenager Nicholas McDonald in the final show...

Lawrence Of Arabia Star Peter O'Toole Dies Aged 81

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Peter O'Toole, who shot to fame in the Oscar-winning epic Lawrence of Arabia, has died aged 81. His agent Steve Kenis confirmed on Sunday evening t...

Strictly Dance Floor Queens Dazzle

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Model Abbey Clancy and actress Natalie Gumede are the queens of the dance floor - for now - as they received the joint best scores of the 'Strictly Co...

Luke Crashes Out Of 'X Factor' Final

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sam Bailey and Nicholas McDonald will battle it out to be crowned this year's X Factor winner after Luke Friend crashed out of the singing contest. ...

X Factor Favourite Sam Bailey Says Mind 'Boggled' With New Songs

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

X Factor finalist Sam Bailey from Leicestershire said her mind was "boggled" with learning all her songs for tonight's episode and said if she won she...

Beyonce- If I Were a Vegan

Victoria Martindale | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

It seems to be an endemic misunderstanding that veganism is what people eat, or don't eat, and that's all there is to being a vegan. Even Beyonce hasn't quite got the hang of the whole vegan thing.


Bill Bailey | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Bill Bailey

There are a number of acronyms in existence that have been used in the English language for hundreds of years, and all have been abbreviated for a good reason, because they were in another language to begin with. However the acronyms of today differ entirely. They have been created purely for convenience, and they do nothing but promote laziness in written and sometimes spoken English. 'ATM', we're well and truly in an age of 'LOLing', 'OMGing' and 'ROFLing'. However, since when has it become acceptable to communicate like this, rather than using good, old-fashioned, full length words?

I'm an Animal Lover but Welcome News That the Escaped Wolves From Colchester Zoo Are Dead

Victoria Martindale | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

Not to want to see these wolves dead is ultimately to want to see them returned to captivity and a life sentence of imprisonment. Those protestors are as guilty of animal cruelty as the zoo keepers themselves who exploit animals for human pleasure in the first place.

Northern Ireland Parody Group is Aiming for Christmas Number One

Brian John Spencer | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

LAD is the sigh of the long dis-empowered - the muzzled moderate - now empowered through social media. They are Northern Ireland's unofficial Opposition, resistance and counter-factual against sectarians who stalk the streets and political office.

Ashley Exits 'Strictly'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Hollyoaks hunk Ashley Taylor Dawson may have left behind the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing, but he is looking forward to "the best Christ...

Which Act Failed To Reach The 'X Factor' Final?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Boy band Rough Copy have been voted out of 'The X Factor' - leaving solo acts Sam Bailey, Luke Friend and Nicholas McDonald to fight it out in next we...

Who Was Crowned King Of The Jungle?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Westlife singer Kian Egan has been crowned king of the jungle on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!. He was victorious over fashion designer Dav...

Nicholas McDonald Breaks Down During X Factor Performance

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Pressure ramped up ahead of next week's X Factor final - with the emotion getting the better of one of the show's youngest contestants. Nicholas Mc...

Couples Enjoy Swing-A-Thon Battle On Strictly

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

It was each couple for themselves in Strictly Come Dancing tonight as the contestants did dance battle in the swing-a-thon. Mixing the lindy hop, j...

WATCH: 'Inhumane And Isolating'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Elton John had promised to challenge Vladimir Putin over gay rights when he played in Russia - and it sounds like he delivered. The singer told the...

I'm A Celebrity: Lucy And Amy In New Jungle Clash

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

Relationships hit rock bottom in the I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! camp after Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter accused model Amy Willerton of ...

Simon Amstell Apologises For Mandela Comment On Radio One

The Huffington Post | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Amstell has said sorry after suggesting there was racial segregation between Radio 1 and its sister station BBC Radio 1Xtra with reference to Ne...

Will Dappy's Horse Win A Brit Award?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

Thousands have signed a petition to give the horse that kicked N-Dubz star Dappy in the face a Brit award. A petition is calling for the creature t...

How I Helped an Auschwitz Survivor Share Her Story With the World

Robin Pepper | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Robin Pepper

Iby was born in Czechoslovakia, where she was excluded from school for being Jewish. She was later smuggled over the border into Hungary, where she ended up working for the Hungarian resistance in Budapest. She was eventually captured and taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Iby is a remarkable lady and to have her in front of us sharing her story was truly captivating.

An Open Love Letter to Music

James Fyfe | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
James Fyfe

For every track I listen to, and for every new musical genre I discover and fall in love with, I am forever thankful to those people who first exposed me to music; in all its' culturally-significant, happiness-inducing, memory-evoking brilliance.

Going Low-Brow at the University of Kent

B.J. Epstein | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
B.J. Epstein

Everyone knows that children's literature can't possibly be high quality, right? It doesn't count as proper literary fiction, does it? It can't make people consider big issues or challenge ideas of genre, can it? This week, the University of Kent's creative writing programme embarrassed itself by its advertising strategy, followed by a series of rather ignorant tweets.