Golfers Carry On Playing Despite Massive Alligator On The Course

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Sport

A Florida golf tournament went ahead as planned last week despite a huge alligator wandering around the green. The Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englew...

Florida is Dumb but Washington D.C. is Dumber

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK
Captain Paul Watson

The Paris International Conference on Climate Change is scheduled for December 2015. It can be predicted that there will be a lack of leadership from the United States, Canada, China, Japan and Australia on this threat.

'Twin Suns' Rise Over Florida Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever played Grand Theft Auto V then you'll know of a certain sect within the game that believe in the existence of aliens. Although a parody...

Florida Courthouses Erupt With Joy As Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Lifted

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK

Florida's ban on same-sex marriage ended at midnight on Monday – and gay and lesbian couples wasted no time getting hitched in emotional overnight c...

Prince Andrew Named In 'Underage Sex' Lawsuit

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

Prince Andrew has been named in an American lawsuit brought by a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him. She alleges that between 199...

Winter Is a Wonderfully Wizarding Time of Year for Orlando's Theme Parks

Lynn Houghton | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

What brings visitors in droves to Orlando, Florida in winter? Well, the attractions are a big draw but also the weather is nearly always sunny, even if it is a bit chilly. Florida's incredible sub-tropical climate means there can be storms, but those are usually in the summer.

Five Destinations Where It's Christmas All Year Round

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Our first stop is North America, but not the USA. Instead we head further north into Canada, or Nova Scotia to be more precise. Here you will find Christmas Island, a place where the Post Office does a nice little sideline in postal markings for those people who like their festive letters to have an extra seasonal sprinkling.

American Politics Hits Comic Nadir With 'Fan-Gate'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- The great pantomime of American politics stooped to a preposterous new nadir on Wednesday when Florida Republican governor Rick Scott refu...

Meanwhile, In Florida... A Man Grabs A Shark With His Bare Hands

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Comedy

You see someone fishing in the ocean. They appear to catch a shark on their line. Do you: a) Stand back and continue to watch b) Try to help the ...

For Some Reason, I Just Don't Have the Time Anymore

Paul Marshall | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

You want to think the best of your fellow man. To believe that the good in them will always prevail. Their acts of decency and kindness making even the crappiest day seem somehow kind of wonderful .

Video Shows Swimmers On Florida Beach Being Totally Oblivious To Shark Lurking Right By Them

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Comedy

And your Close Shave Of The Day is this clip, filmed from a penthouse at the Silver Beach Towers resort in Destin, Florida. It shows two holidaymak...

This Anti-Cannabis Advert Is 'Scaremongering At Its Lowest'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Drug prevention charities have reacted with exasperation after an anti-medical marijuana group claimed cannabis cookies can lead to rape. Opponents...

Ordinary Places That Conceal Hidden Riches

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nature is full of mysteries. A hidden cove here; a unique rock formation there. A curiously pink lake; a cave that glows in the dark. The richness and diversity of nature is what prompts us to seek out these concealed places and one-of-a-kind wonders.

Planet Appetite: Panama City Beach, Florida

Rupert Parker | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Located on the North West coast of Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Beach offers 27 miles of white sand and emerald green waters

Planet Appetite: Seabreeze Smooth Jazz Festival, Panama City Beach, Florida, USA

Rupert Parker | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its 16th year, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival now attracts close to 25,000 spectators, to groove beside the white sands of Panama City Beach, Florida.

Kris Maharaj Case: Most of Us Fail the Jurors' Test

Clive Stafford Smith | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK
Clive Stafford Smith

Much has been made in recent months by populist politicians of the 'need' to convict more people for certain crimes. But what this hardline approach ignores is the troubling way in which we judge other people.

Nothing Is Getting Through These Flooded Florida Streets. Well, Almost Nothing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Comedy

The gentleman who videobombed this news reporter in epic style: we salute you. (Via LiveLeak) ...

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 03.05.2014 | 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.