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 08.02.2017 | 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.

Turkish Newspaper Uses Homophobic Headline On Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

A Turkish newspaper has called the victims of the Orlando shooting "perverts" and "deviants". Yeni Akit which has ties with Turkish President Recep Ta...

Donald Trump Uses Deadliest Shooting In US History To Prove He Was 'Right'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has used the worst shooting in US history to push his political agenda against "radical Islamic terrorism...

Father Of Suspected Orlando Gunman Says Shooting 'Nothing To Do With Religion'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

The father of the man named as the shooter in a massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida has said that the attack had nothing to do with religion. Polic...

Piers Morgan Attacks Hypocrisy Of 'US Gun Nuts' Following Deadly Shooting At Florida Nightclub

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

Piers Morgan has attacked the hypocrisy of "gun nuts" in the US after 50 people were killed and 53 more were wounded during a shooting inside a crowde...

Gunman Kills 50 At Gay Nightclub In Worst Mass Shooting In US History

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Father Of Suspected Orlando Gunman Says Shooting 'Nothing To Do With Religion' Police have confirmed that 50 people have been killed and...

These People Were Remarkably Chill About A Huge Alligator Walking Around

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Comedy

A giant alligator has been spotted going for a stroll just a few yards from some golfers on a course in Florida - while they just chilled out and watc...

Monster 300kg Alligator Shot After Treating Farm Animals Like Buffet

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

A hunter in the US has told how he shot a 4.5m long, 300kg alligator, that was treating his farm's livestock as a buffet. Florida hunter Lee Lightsey ...

Governor Invites Yale To Move Its Billions To Florida, Yale Says No

Huffington Post UK | Chloe Kerr | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

It isn't every day Yale gets an offer like this. Florida Governor Rick Scott has offered Yale University a new home in the Sunshine State. His i...

Pet Owner's Anguish Over Potty-Trained, Quad Bike-Riding Pet Alligator 'Rambo'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

A potty-trained alligator named 'Rambo', who understands sign language and can ride a quad bike, is being removed from his owner because at six-feet-l...

Donald Trump's Biggest Fan Dresses Up As His Most Infamous Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.03.2016 | UK

Donald Trump's biggest fans went to a campaign rally dressed as one of the preposterous presidential candidate's most infamous policies. Steve Trav...

Horrific Video Shows Man Pull Shark From Sea Just To Pose For Photographs

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

A man in has been filmed violently pulling a shark from the sea so he could pose for photographs. The unidentified male was filmed tugging on the a...

Man May Be First Ever To Live Stream His Own Murder

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK

A customer who was shot dead in a Florida strip club appears to have live-streamed his own murder, in what would be the first of its kind. Marvin ...