UK Entertainment

Gerard Depardieu Claims He Once Ate Two Lions

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Gerard Depardieu has sensationally claimed he ate two lions after shooting them dead in self-defence in Africa, according to reports. The French ac...

Wealdstone Raider To Be On 'Celebrity Big Brother', Releases Preview Of Christmas No.1 Single

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

You want some? Viral football sensation The Wealdstone Raider could be giving it yeh from the Big Brother house next month. Having made his way int...

12 Ways That Made In Chelsea Resembles The Life Of A Fresher

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We know what you're thinking - there is NO WAY that the glamorous (and vacuous) lives of the Made in Chelsea cast could in any way resemble your fresh...

I Demand Less Choice!

Pat Higgins | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I really miss having no choice. There's a real frisson to those moments when you lose the remote control under the sofa, or the wi-fi network packs up. You might have to watch something you don't like, or even something that you have no opinion about yet. Losing the remote is a scary rollercoaster of possibilities.

Catching the Big Fish in the Stream

Horace Trubridge | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Tech
Horace Trubridge

If you went into a record shop and bought a CD - I know, it doesn't happen very often any more - of your favourite band and you found out that the money you paid was mostly going to the act that sold the most records that week and not your favourite band then you would be rightly miffed. Unfortunately, the current Spotify model works just like that.

Revisiting the Sixties

Michael Jackson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Michael Jackson

Now there is a new series called The Sixties on DVD that was shown on CNN in America and Yesterday in the UK. The subjects are what you'd expect - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the 'British Invasion' focussing on music, civil rights, Vietnam, the coming of age of television, the Space Race, and, of course sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Rumours of the Death of London's Soho Have Been Exaggerated

Tom Harvey | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Harvey

JoJo's is wending it's way into the memories of Soho just as the likes of Blitz, Gossips, Billy's and the Wag Club have done before it... There is not a conspiracy to destroy Soho, there is instead a powerful belief in its endearing greatness and a desire to build on that and keep it exciting, edgy and relevant.

'Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens' Gets A Beautiful Wes Anderson Makeover

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The internet is being flooded with parodies of the trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and this is definitely one of the best. Ra...

Why Charities Need to Understand the Zoella Phenomenon

Paul Farmer | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK
Paul Farmer

Messages about sensitive subjects are infinitely more powerful when they come directly from people - this is the key to Zoella's success and why she fits so well with our approach. The voices of people with experience of mental problems, are at the core of everything Mind does.

What Will the Future Hold for Sakina?

Jodie Whittaker | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jodie Whittaker

Thursday sees ministers from all over the world gather in the UK for the London Conference on Afghanistan to talk about the country's future development. This is a very critical time, international troops are mostly withdrawing and the world will be watching to see how this will affect the country's security and development.

Nightcrawler - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Which brings us to Nightcrawler, Jake's latest stunning performance. He plays Lou Bloom, an intense petty thief. However, he has the drive of a young man who could make it big in whatever business he chooses. And after witnessing a crash one night, the proverbial light bulb goes on over his head.

A Boy's First Conversation at 15 - Isolation and Loneliness in Deaf Education!

Rachel Shenton | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Shenton

Being a teenager is tough enough, without being the only deaf teenager in the school, unable to join in class discussions or raise your hand and ask a question, missing at least fifty percent of what the teacher is saying, having only one specially trained teacher dropping in once every week or two and being expected to catch up to a adequate level.

Tom Cruise Nearly Hit By A London Bus

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tom Cruise is in London, and he's been caught on camera doing something we've all been through at some point - nearly getting run over by a bus. In...

WIN: Can You Spot These Hidden Masterpieces?

Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Over the last 35 years, BP has been a major supporter of UK arts and culture, engaging millions all over the country. For 25 years of this, BP has bee...

Jimmy Carr's 'Laughing and Joking': Why Do Some Comedians Get Away With Sexism?

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Brogan Driscoll

Whatever the reason, sexism - whether it is casual sexism or otherwise - is unacceptable and has to be eradicated. We need to be braver and call it when we see it, encourage discussion when we don't all agree, and ultimately continue to make the world a more hospitable place to be female.

Ian Wright Wanted To Be A Stormtrooper But He's Too Short

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Sport

Ex-Gunner Ian Wright has been denied a part as a stormtrooper in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens - because he's only 5 foot 9. The former ...

The New 'Better Call Saul' Teaser Is Out And Mike Is Really Angry...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The latest teaser for Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul is out showing the criminal lawyer and his future sidekick Mike Ehrmentraut beginning th...

Mickey Rourke 'Fought A Mentally Ill Homeless Man' In 'Fixed' Boxing Return

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Sport

UPDATE: Rourke's opponent has backed up the claims of a fixed fight. Actor Mickey Rourke paid a mentally ill homeless man to lose a boxing match to...

Star Wars Trailer (In Lego) Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Tech

Combining Star Wars and Lego is a tried and tested formula, but YouTube user Snooperking still had a bit of a shock when his Lego spoof of the 'Star W...

First Glastonbury Act Confirmed

PA | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lionel Richie has been confirmed to play at Glastonbury next summer. MORE: Oasis to Reunite For Glastonbury? Watch Dolly Parton Perform 'Jolene...

The Star Wars Trailer If George Lucas Had His Way

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Everyone got a little excited last week when the long-awaited ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer was released. But what if George Lucas did ...

'You Just Have to Keep Going'

Noel Sullivan | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Noel Sullivan

I should be more excited but the tiredness is keeping my emotions at bay. It's probably a good thing. As Sunday draws closer and we buy final bits and pieces to add to the ever expanding kit the challenge we have set ourself is clear. We are about to embark on one of the toughest, most exhilarating moments of our lives.

Blair Yet Again Wins Award For Causing Most Controversy After Winning An Award

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK

Save The Children is facing a major backlash for its decision to give an award to former British prime minister Tony Blair, with nearly 100,000 people...

Mysterious Sherlock Christmas Special Teaser Released

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch fans rejoice, a picture from the Sherlock Christmas special has been released! Although it won't be this Christmas. In Jun...

Five Ways Being Up at Dawn Will Inspire Your Photography

Anthony Epes | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Anthony Epes

It's ironic because for most of my life I've been a night owl, but I now spend most of my days shooting at dawn. I love falling out of bed when the city is asleep and wandering the empty streets as sunrise breaks over the city. For a good ten years, shooting at daybreak has been the most inspiring impetus for my photography.