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The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

| Are you a student musician or in a student band? Fancy appearing in our Student Musician of the Week series? Click here to find out more | This w...

Dramatic Emmerdale End For Williams

Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Emmerdale fans saw Sian Reese Williams come to the end of the road on the ITV soap on Thursday night when her character became the latest victim of se...

Batman Vs Superman Is a Terrible Idea

Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Samuel Luckhurst

The reaction to the Batman/Superman film literally brought tears to some fans' eyes at Comic-Con on Saturday. A project which previously failed to take off with Wolfgang Petersen at the reins in 2004, it is an aggressive and bold effort by DC Comics to match Marvel's output. But it is the wrong approach and demeaning to Batman, a character who has just fronted three thrilling pictures.

Wish You Were There?

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Sir Paul McCartney led graduation celebrations on Thursday at the "fame" school he set up in his home city - which included an honour for DJ and produ...

Woah There, Can You Be That Fussy?

Chanel de Yong | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

MY GOD, and I thought I was fussy? Are you that person who asks for extra ketchup or more garlic butter for your pizza at PIZZA EXPRESS, or do you want your dressing on the side?

From Shelf To Screen: Ten Great Book-To-Film Adaptations

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

From 'Apocalypse Now' to 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest', some of the most iconic films in cinema history are based on works of literature. Yet book...

Avicii Tops Chart With Fastest-Selling Single Of The Year

Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Swedish DJ and producer Avicii has scored the fastest-selling single of the year which went straight in at number one today, the Official Charts Compa...

Big Brother - Week 5 Opinion

Matthew Davies | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

It's interesting to see how the tables have now turned. Dexter and Gina my two favourites are now recognised as the most popular housemates in the outside world, to the rest of them, whilst former "insiders" such as Hazel and Charlie are on the potential chopping line for next week.

Batman And Superman To Star In New FIlm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Batman and Superman are to appear in a new film together for the first time. Zack Snyder, director of 'Man of Steel', made the surprise announcemen...

Alas Smith

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Mel Smith has died of a heart attack aged 60, his agent said on Saturday. The comic, known for Alas Smith and Jones and Not the Nine O'Clock ...

Law Firm's Apology For Unmasking JK Rowling

Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

A legal firm apologised "unreservedly" today after one of its partners was traced as the source for author JK Rowling being unmasked when she publishe...

Majestic & Jungle 70 - 'Creeping In The Dark' (Audio)

Bwoywonder | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Creeping in the Dark', a melting pot of bass and garage with a bouncy bass line that marches and barges its way along like hench bouncers in a packed nightclub, is aided by the recognisable, free flowing delivery of Jungle 70.

Body Of Missing Actor Found Near Cliffs

PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

The body of an actor who disappeared from a theatre a week ago has been found, police have confirmed. Paul Bhattacharjee, who starred in James Bond...

Search For Missing James Bond Movie Actor

PA | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK

An actor who appeared in James Bond film Casino Royale has gone missing, Scotland Yard said today. Paul Bhattacharjee was said to be in a good mood...

Five Ways Sam Mendes Can Make Bond 24 Better Than Skyfall

Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Samuel Luckhurst

Sam Mendes' return to the James Bond canon bodes well for a franchise which has struggled for successive successes since the Sean Connery era. Not commercially, of course, but critically... However excellent Skyfall was it had plenty of flaws, so here are five ways for Mendes to make Bond 24 a better Bond outing.

The Heat (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy work so well together, you wonder why someone didn't get them to team up before. Here Bullock plays uptight, by-the-book FBI agent Ashburn (a character not a million miles away from the one she played in Miss Congeniality) coerced by her boss to partner with a maverick Boston cop, Mullins (McCarthy) to catch a drug lord.

The Muse Effect: Who Inspired The World's Greatest Films?

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ever wondered why certain directors have the same actors appearing in their films time and again? It might look suspiciously like nepotism or just pla...

BBC To Launch Five New HD Channels

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Tech

The BBC has announced it will launch five new HD channels by 2014. The new channels will really be upgrades of BBC News, BBC Three, BBC Four, CBeeb...

The BBC 'Don't Understand F******* Bradford Accents'

PA | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

The BBC broadcast a businessman's four-letter outburst before the watershed by accident because programme makers could not understand his "strong Brad...

Jessica Elgot

The Stars Who Sing For Despots | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

J-Lo, Beyonce, Nelly Furtado, Mariah Carey. They are some of the world's most iconic divas, with their names recognised all over the world. But it...

Why Women Are Vanishing From Blockbuster Movies

Planet Ivy | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Planet Ivy

Not all heroines are sexualised. Some are just pathetic, and to be honest I can't work out what is more depressing. For example, Lois Lane in Man of Steel is a confident, intelligent journalist. Who falls in love with Superman after approximately two conversations.

New UK Artist David Stewart Says "Pressure Makes Me Work Better"

Bwoywonder | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

If you were to cross the looks of 80s Johnny Depp with present day Orlando Bloom, add a stage-resonating voice spawned from cruise ship performing parents, finish off with the talents of a drummer, guitarist and pianist, then Voila! you'd have David Stewart.

Blu Ray Is Dead

Pat Higgins | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Tech
Pat Higgins

Blu Ray, as a medium for distributing feature films, is dead. It was the last mainstream physical format. We will not see its like again, etc. Taken from us too soon, it never properly escaped from the shadow of its older brother DVD, largely because unlike DVD the advantages presented by Blu Ray never particularly outweighed the disadvantages.

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 15 Jul - 21 Jul 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

The effing gorgeous Ilona is set to take to the stage at the hottest of all the new music hotbeds in all of South London.

Copycats! Iconic Movie Scenes (And The Films That Inspired Them)

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

When it comes to filmmaking, "borrowing" the work of others is not only accepted, it’s positively encouraged. “Plagiarism?” you cry? Well, no, i...