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Live Like A Local In... Naples, Marco Island And The Everglades, Florida

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Situated on the Gulf of Mexico at Florida’s southwestern tip, Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades are so seductive, they’ve earned themselves ...

Live Like A Local In.... Greater Fort Lauderdale

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

With its beautiful beaches, stylish shopping and thrilling activities, Florida’s Greater Fort Lauderdale is the destination you’ll never want to l...

How to Plan A Once-In-A-Lifetime Road Trip Around Florida

Jen Barton | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re the freewheeling, spontaneous type, then a road trip is the summer holiday for you. The music, the sights, the open roads and the unexpec...

Live Like A Local In... St. Pete/Clearwater, Florida

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drive into St. Pete/Clearwater from Tampa Bay, and you make an entrance. With its toes in the Gulf of Mexico and its heels in Tampa Bay, this is a reg...

Greater Fort Lauderdale to Key West: Why This Road Trip Should Be On Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Some places are best seen while riding in a top-down convertible, the sun in the air and the fresh, salty scent of the sea whipping around you. There ...

Live Like A Local In... Kissimmee, Florida

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So, you’ve learned how to pronounce it correctly (ki-SSI-mmee, of course) – what next? Well, Kissimmee may have world-famous attractions such as W...

Planning The Ultimate Florida Road Trip

Jen Barton | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Florida is a place of many faces. There’s the party scene and theme parks, sure. But scratch the surface and you’ll find there’s more to the sun...

Live Like A Local In… Tampa Bay, Florida

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Upbeat and diverse, Tampa Bay locals say that living here is like being on holiday all year. They certainly know how to have a good time. With three m...

Head To The Sunshine State: Win Flights To Florida

Polly Rayne | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re ready for a serious sunshine hit, Florida is the place to be. And it might be time to get planning, because we’re giving away a pair of ...

6 Reasons Florida Is The 'Something For Everyone' State

Jen Barton | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Our planet isn’t short of staggeringly beautiful landscapes. Nor exhilarating attractions and delicious food scenes. But few places feature a heady ...

Why Florida Is The Ultimate Destination For People Who Love Adventure

Jen Barton | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Finding a destination to unite thrill-seekers, sun lovers and adventure fiends isn’t an easy task. But the activities, temperature and landscapes of...

7 Next-Level Romantic Things To Do In Florida’s Greater Fort Lauderdale

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Three hundred miles of navigable inland waterways and long, lovely beaches make Greater Fort Lauderdale a place of light and shimmering reflections, w...

High School Students Start Heart-Warming Club To Ensure No-One Has To Eat Lunch Alone

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A group of high school students in Florida have dedicated their lunch breaks to making sure none of their classmates have to eat alone. Members of th...

The Adventure Seekers Guide To The Palm Beaches

Black Tomato | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

With beautiful year-round climates and incredible landscapes, The Palm Beaches lends itself to outdoor adventure. Add to this an array of fascinating underwater marine life, impressive waves, stunning cycle paths and scenic hiking routes, and you'll understand exactly why this US hot-spot is fast becoming a highlight for adventure-aficionados.

British Great-Grandmother Among Florida Airport Shooting Victims

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK

A British great-grandmother was one of five people gunned down by a former US soldier at a Florida airport. Olga Woltering, who was in her eighties, ...

US Presidential Election 2016 - Lessons Learned As A Young Fabians US Delegate In Florida

Louisa Metcalfe | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Politics
Louisa Metcalfe

We flew out to Orlando, Florida on 2 November 2016, with a week to go before the election to central Florida, a key part of a marginal swing State with a significant number of Electoral College votes. We were assigned by the local Democrat Party campaign office to canvass Hunters Creek, in Orange County, which we were told was the third most significant area in the country...

Is The World Making True Progress In Disaster Preparedness?

Louis Sherman | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Louis Sherman

Today we see Haiti ripped apart even more so than ever before, and now we must look to how future preparedness schemes across the world could halt such tragedies as those happening in Haiti happening to any other countries ever again into the future.

In Florida, The State That Likes To Swing, Time Is Running Out For Clinton And Trump

Anna Foster | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Politics
Anna Foster

Florida likes to swing. Think of it as the Glenn Miller of US states, gliding to the left, shimmying to the right, always keeping politicians guessing which way it'll turn until the very last moment. For Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the Sunshine State represents opportunity.

Hospitals Make Amazing £4.2m Gesture To Victims Of Orlando Massacre

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK

Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre will not be charged for the treatment they received following the attack, hospital officials in the US cit...

The Absurdity of Blood Donation Restrictions for Gay Men After the Orlando Shooting

Sophie McNaughton | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie McNaughton

As we come to terms with the tragic loss of life and continue to express our solidarity and support with the victims of the Orlando shooting in the face of mindless homophobia and terrorism, these discriminatory rules are being brought into question and scrutinised under the public spotlight now more than ever before, as we ask ourselves: what is the real reason why a monogamous gay man cannot give blood while a heterosexual man with an indeterminate number of sexual partners would be welcome to donate?

Body Of Two-Year-Old Boy Snatched By Alligator Found At Disney Resort

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK

The body of a two-year-old boy who was snatched by an alligator and dragged underwater off a Walt Disney World beach has been recovered. Lane Graves w...

News Reader Breaks Down As He Reads List Of Orlando Shooting Victim Names

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

A CNN anchor has poignantly demonstrated the difficulties of reporting on an event as tragic as the Orlando nightclub shootings. Anderson Cooper strug...

Muslims Unite To Fight Homophobia And Islamophobia During Tributes For Orlando Victims

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Thousands of people have united to fight homophobia and Islamophobia, in tribute to the victims of a gay nightclub shooting in Florida. Crowds from al...

You Can #PrayForOrlando Victims, Or You Can Do These Five Things

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

British journalist Krishnan Guru-Murthy has suggested people do more than pray in the wake of the Orlando massacre, which claimed the lives of 49 peop...

The Orlando Shootings Were Homophobic Terrorism, Whether You Like to Admit That or Not

Stephen Donnan | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK
Stephen Donnan

Omar Mateen walked into a gay nightclub and opened fire on the patrons inside there. His actions, whether you want to admit it or not, are homophobic and anti-LGBT in their scope... We won't allow this to be reduced to a terrorist attack against 'the wider community' because it wasn't.