Fourth of July

Travels Across the States to Wind Up in a State of Hocus Pocus

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

A heatwave had descended on Portland and the irony that I left NYC to escape its steaming sidewalks did not elude me. But here we were with a real bed to sleep in, a kitchen in which to cook our 89 cent broccoli rice and a shower heaving under the weight of copious bottles of shampoo and conditioner..score!

Man Killed Instantly After Launching Firework Off The Top Of His Head

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

A 22-year-old man has died after attempting to launch a firework off the top of his head. Devon Staples was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of...

Fourth Of July Hot Dog Eating Contest Ends In Tragedy

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK

A man has died after he choked to death during a hot dog eating contest. Walter Eagle Tail, 47, began to choke during the Fourth of July celebrati...

Fourth Of July: The Perfect Soundtrack For Independence Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

In the USA, everyone is currently getting ready for one of the biggest bank holidays on the calendar - the Fourth of July. While we may not be part...

22 Funny Quotes About America

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Comedy

From Louis CK to Mark Twain, we round up some of the finest, funniest things ever said about America. And not just by Americans... SEE ALSO: WATC...

4 July - Freedom Not Just for America But for Rwanda as Well

Endeavour Press | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Politics
Endeavour Press

July 4th - America's day of independence and freedom. It was also the day twenty years ago that the genocide was brought to an end in Rwanda - not by foreign hand but by the remarkable military campaign of the rebel army led by Rwanda's current President, Paul Kagame...

WATCH: Stephen Merchant Made A Very Funny Advert About Americans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Comedy

“With our accents and your American self-confidence, you’d be unstoppable!” Yes, sit back, relax and pour yourself a Newcastle Brown Ale (wow...

Glastonbury, Wimbledon, Fourth Of July And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Welcome to this week's round-up - which, as you'll see below, is something of a bumper crop. Well, it's not every week that Glastonbury, Wimbledon, Ga...

LOOK: Obama Tweets This, Twitter Responds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Comedy

It was an innocent enough tweet. Thoughtful, even. On the Fourth of July, Barack Obama asked the following on Twitter: We're assuming it wasn'...

Independence Day and the Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness

Ambi Sitham | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ambi Sitham

This Independence Day when all those around me will be raising their beers celebrating the separation of America from Great Britain I will be raising a mug of good ole PG tips in honour of both glorious Great Britain, my former homeland, and America - my new home.

14 Reasons Why America Is Better Than Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Here at HuffPost UK, we confess we have a deep affection for the good ol' US of A. Indeed, we'll readily admit that there are some things which make i...

Mega Jokes Of The Week: Seven Days Of Twitter Funnies

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Comedy

And what a week it's been. Megabus - our favourite of all the Transformers - was the subject of a terrorist threat by a Pot Noodle/e-cigarette/rolled-...

WATCH: Hugh Laurie's 'America' Song

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Comedy

There have been many great pieces of music celebrating the land of the free and the home of the brave. The Star-Spangled Banner, for one. But also Aar...

Happy Fourth Of July! 40 Funny Quotes About America

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Happy Independence Day, American friends! And just to prove that there's no hard feelings, we'd like to help you celebrate in true British style. Name...