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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 ...

19 Stone Florida Man 'Suffocated His Son By Sitting On Him While Playing Video Games'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2016 | UK

A 19 stone man from Florida has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly sitting on his six-year-old son to play video games. James "Rick" De...

Zombie Convention In Chaos After Fatal Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 18.10.2015 | UK

Chaos broke out after a shooting at the ZombiCon festival in Florida left one person dead and at least four wounded. Large crowds of attendees quic...

Hundreds Saved From Illegal Slaughterhouse In Largest Animal Cruelty Bust In US History

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES AND CONTENT Hundreds of animals have been rescued from illegal slaughterhouses in what is being called the largest animal ...

Our Top Four Florida Keys Experiences

Black Tomato | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Just off the Southern Coast of the USA lies The Florida Keys; a plethora of beautiful islands, each a unique hot spot for natural wonders, delicious cocktails, exciting water sports and coastlines bathed in sunshine. Here's a little list of a few things you can get up to in this incredible destination. If we could fit in your suitcase, we'd be there too.

AR-15 Engraved With Bible Verse To Stop It Being Used By 'Muslim Terrorists'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- How does an American gun seller make a rifle that can’t be used by “Muslim terrorists?” Engrave it with a Bible verse and a symbol o...

Deadly Sinkhole Reopens Two Years After Swallowing Sleeping Man

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

A 20-foot-wide sinkhole has reopened in the exact location it swallowed a sleeping man in March, 2013. The depth of the hole, in Seffner, Florida, ...