Florida

Bear Attack: 'I Could Hear Her Teeth Going Through My Scalp'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

A mother who was attacked by a bear outside her Florida home has told how she could hear the animal’s teeth digging into her head. Up to five be...

Angry Tailgater Abuses Driver, Karma Makes Him Crash

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK

An angry tailgater was caught on camera flipping his finger and sneering at a female driver before karma dealt him an instant hit and he careered off ...

11-Foot Shark Tows Kayaker For A Mile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

This astonishing footage shows how a Florida man was towed for miles by an 11-foot long hammerhead shark, captured by his head-mounted camera. The ...

WATCH: Beckham Determined To Win Round Opponents Of Miami Stadium Plans (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

David Beckham says he wants to win round opponents of his plans to build a stadium for his new Miami team in the port of the Florida city. This Is ...

British Teenage Girl Dead After 'Shooting' Of US Police Officer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

A British teenager has died after she and her American boyfriend allegedly shot dead a US police officer. According to US reports Alex Hollinghurst...

George Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Florida Gun Show

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch volunteer who gained international notoriety for shooting and killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 201...

PHOTOS: Plane Nose Dives After Collision With Sky Diver

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

A pilot and a skydiver managed to escape with minor injuries after a dramatic collision mid-air in Mulberry, Florida. The incident occurred when th...

The Cruel and Unusual Punishment of Life Imprisonment

Clive Stafford Smith | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK
Clive Stafford Smith

Kris Maharaj has been in prison for 27 years. Setting his innocence aside for a moment, he is no better off now than when he joined Thomas Knight on Florida's death row. He was 75 years old in January. Recently, the Florida Parole Commission sent him a letter scheduling his "initial parole interview": it will be held, they say, in April 2042. By then, Kris will be 103 years old. Perhaps more accurately, he will be dead.

Terrifying Video As Bird Smashes Through Plane Windscreen

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

There you are minding your own business and enjoying peaceful flight and BOOM! Some inconsiderate human in a light aircraft flies right into you. ...

Cassius Clay V Sonny Liston: 50 Years On In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport

It was 50 years ago today Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, was crowned heavyweight champion of the world at the age of 22. Although unbea...

WATCH: Naked Man Killed After 'Eating Part Of Man's Face'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

Police have shot dead a naked man after he attacked a retired officer and bit another man on the face in Delray Beach. Palm Beach County Sheriff Ri...

Miami Spice? Beckham Buys MLS Franchise In Florida

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Sport

David Beckham finally confirmed he has taken up the option to buy a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The former England midfielder appea...

WATCH: Scottish Couple's Close Encounter With A Bear

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, we've all popped out of the house and failed to spot a grizzly that's quite literally on our doorstep, haven't we? Bless visiting Scottish co...

Moviegoer Shot For Texting During A Screening Of 'Lone Survivor'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man has been killed and his wife injured after a shooting in an US movie theatre over the use of a mobile phone during a film. The incident, in...

Man Accused Of Having Sex With Flatmate's Dog

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Florida pizza delivery man stands accused of having sex with a dog. A hidden camera allegedly caught him in the act after the owner of the poor p...

Nymphomaniac Trailer Shown To Children In Cinema Instead Of Disney Film

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

Director Lars Von Trier and Disney do not go together. Ever. Parents were left scrambling to cover their children's eyes after the trailer for the...

OMG: Google Earth Captures Jesus & Mary Hovering Above Switzerland (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK

Should you be driving through Switzerland in the near future, be sure to keep an eye out for the Lord and his mum. Yes, that's right, Jesus and Ma...

WATCH: Indecisive Alligator Loiters In Walmart Doorway

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The animal kingdom is infiltrating our world. Well, trying to. Following the appearance of a rogue kangaroo at a pharmacy in Melbourne airport las...

The Sunshine State for £268

Roger Crow | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roger Crow

If you're one of the thousands of repeat visitors that yo-yo between Blighty and the Sunshine State each year, then this is hardly a revelation. However, if you have yet to take the plunge, here's the lowdown on the top attractions at Walt Disney World at the moment.

The Most Magical Place on Earth - My Summer in Walt Disney World

Courtney Giles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Courtney Giles

During the summer I was lucky enough to gain a place on the Walt Disney World College Program as a character attendant and I can honestly say it was the most unusual and inspiring experience of my life. As a child I always said I would love to work at Disney, but I never believed this could actually be a reality...

The Traveller's Guide to (early) Christmas Shopping

Andrew Matthews | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

To my wallet's quiet lament, winter looms and with winter comes Christmas and, however you ice it or trim it or wrap or spin it; Christmas is about mad-relentless-ruinous-gut-wrenching-eye-watering shopping.

Stylish Shopping Cities

Aimee Avory-Adams | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Avory-Adams

With the fashion capitals of the world preparing for autumn, and Fashion Week, what better time to delve into the brilliance of some of the most stylish shopping destinations around the world? From designer boutiques to vintage fashion shows, find out where you need to be this autumn to feel preened, pampered and at the forefront of the latest trends.

WATCH: The Most Haunted Lighthouse in the US

Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Pensacola Lighthouse in Florida is known for having one of the best views out to the Gulf of Mexico. Built in 1859, the lighthouse has a reputation a...

Inside McIlroy's Florida Mansion (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Sport

Rory McIlroy has allowed fans to peek inside his Florida mansion ahead of this week's USPGA Championship. McIlroy gave the USPGA a tour of his luxu...

Woods' Jupiter Island Mansion In Florida 'Is Sinking' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Sport

Tiger Woods' preparations for this week's USPGA Championship were buoyed by his superb WGC Bridgestone triumph, but the man used to sinking puts is no...