Essex

Busted. Walkers Discover Outdoor Cannabis Farm In Epping Forest

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

A couple taking a romantic stroll in Epping Forest stumbled across a large outdoor cannabis farm. Oscar Lerin ambled straight into the patch of 70...

Russell Brand the Funny Little Essex Boy

Michael Spicer | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Michael Spicer

The latest manner of undermining him this week is by trolling his Twitter feed and replying 'Parklife!' to his tweets. Trolling is okay if you're trolling Russell Brand. It says so in Twitter's introductory page.

The Moment Supersonic 'Explosion' Shook The Hell Out Of Southeast England

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

If you were in the southeast of England at around 4.40pm yesterday afternoon, there's a good chance you may have felt the building you were in shake f...

Patterdale Terrier Archie Rescued By RNLI After Plunging Off Essex Cliff

PA | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

A dog sparked a dramatic rescue operation after plunging 30ft into the sea. An RNLI lifeboat was scrambled to save Patterdale Terrier Archie after he ...

Thomas Tamblyn

This Is What It's Really Like To Drive A £100,000 Electric Car

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

The Tesla Model S Performance Plus is available to buy in the UK now for £100,503. A standard Model S starts at £49,900. Key Features: 0-62mph...

'Desperate' Tilbury Docks Migrants Now Claiming Asylum, As Dead Man Named

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Migrants found banging and screaming inside a cargo container are now in the process of claiming asylum in Britain, as police named the men found dead...

Immigrants Rescued From Container Are 'Afghan Sikhs'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

The immigrants rescued from a shipping container yesterday are Sikhs who are understood to be from Afghanistan, it has emerged. The 35-strong group...

Migrants In Suffocating Metal Container Had Been Inside A Long Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

The immigrants rescued from a shipping container were probably already inside when it was dropped at a European port before setting sail for Britain, ...

Man Dies After Over 30 Found Crammed In Essex Container

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

An international investigation is under way into a man's death after a shipping container full of immigrants arrived at the Port of Tilbury. Police...

Famously Charitable - Why Charities Still Need Celebrity Support

Rachel Braier | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK
Rachel Braier

Celebrity endorsement may not have been the key driver in their decision, but the fact that these celebrities are creating chatter around charity X, may well have been a contributing factor, albeit on a subconscious level.

Woman, 58, Admits Sending Schoolboy Graphic Images Of Herself

PA | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

A teaching assistant broke down in tears today as she confessed to sending a schoolboy more than 40 years her junior sexual photographs of herself. ...

'Ey Up' Le Tour de France

Charlie Webster | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Sport
Charlie Webster

I finished with most incredible feeling and sense of achievement, a very swollen right leg, an open blister on my bum, and sausage and mash. I wonder if the pros will finish the UK part of Le Tour the same?!

Today Set To Be Hotter Than Portugal, Turkey And Spain

PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Parts of England will sizzle today with temperatures set to reach the highest so far this year, beating Portugal, Turkey and Spain. The London and ...

What the Influx of Ukip Could Do to Businesses in Essex If Immigration and European Trade Is Not So Freely Available

Jack Kershaw | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jack Kershaw

The People's Army in the form of UKIP swept across Essex during the last week gaining council and MEP seats at a phenomenal rate. The party made significant gains within Essex Councils including Castle Point, Basildon and Southend which has led to these councils changing from Conservative to no overall control...

Bank Holiday Attractions for the Arts and Crafts Enthusiast

Vicky Dean | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Vicky Dean

Another bank holiday weekend is nearly upon us. If you are an arts and crafts enthusiast looking for inspirational activities with a creative bent then read on. Looking at William Morris, John Constable and Beatrix Potter we will tour the houses and landscapes that they lived in and loved.

Have You Seen This 23ft Orange Dinosaur?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

Essex is missing a 23ft dinosaur, according to an advert in today’s Metro newspaper. The diner’s website says the missing dino can usually be f...

Miss The Midnight Barbers at Your Peril

Robyn Strachan | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robyn Strachan

Two-piece The Midnight Barbers are loud. Self-assuredly, gleefully loud; the kind of sonic expansiveness that can bring a room of people to shocked attention.

Dismembered Body Found In Lake

PA | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a man's dismembered body was found in a lake. Detectives believe they have found missing 39-year-old...

Two Dead As Light Aircraft Crashes In Essex

PA | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK

Two men have been killed after a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident at around...

Where In Britain Are Men More Likely To Be Bald?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men around the country are banishing their bald patches like never before thanks to the huge range of hair loss products now available. But where ...

Success in Life and Business Rule #1: Learn From Mistakes

Jack Kershaw | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

In 2014 of course it is not really politically acceptable to assume that it was me that made a mistake. It is always someone else's fault; the bank mis-sold the endowment policy, the credit card company mis-sold the payment protection insurance, the council should have stopped me building on a flood plain, MacDonald's is to blame for my obesity and so on.

How to Make Your Job Search a Success

Jack Kershaw | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

The economy is now picking up, it’s official.  So why is it that work is still grim?  You are shouldering the burden of the last redundancy ...

Nine-Month Old Baby Miraculously Survives Horrific Car Crash

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

This is the aftermath of a horrific road accident that killed a man, left three women seriously injured but a nine-month-old baby boy miraculously sur...

Ten Injured After Major Gas Explosion In Essex

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
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People have been evacuated from their homes following an explosion in a residential street. Police and other emergency services were called to Cloe...

Bad Weather Stops Flights Landing At Stansted

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK

Flights are unable to land at Stansted airport in Essex, Ryanair has said this morning. According to the airline, a technical problem with the land...