Friday 13th

FRIDAY 13th - REALLY IS UNLUCKY! - Especially if you are a cancer sufferer

Simon Hawkins | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK
Simon Hawkins

I have met David Cameron and I liked him. That in itself is strange as I have a natural dislike of politicians mainly due to the way they speak. Mr Cameron however came across well and I believed every word he said. I also truly believe he meant every word of them.

Why Is Friday The 13th Considered Unlucky?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

Keep away from ladders, don’t break any mirrors and whatever you do, don’t let any black cats cross your path. It’s Friday the 13th folks ...

Unlucky For Werewolves: Friday 13th Falls On A Full Moon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Very superstitious… It’s Friday the 13th, people – a date roundly considered desperately unlucky and what’s more, it’s a full moon. ...

Here's The Four Worst Freaky Friday Financial Disasters

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK

Friday 13th, or "Freaky Friday", has become of our most infamous superstitions, affecting us not just personally but financially. Every year, the w...

Weddings and the Curse of 2013

Kate Thompson | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Thompson

Weddings are full of superstition. As a superstitious society we are more likely to expect bad luck to strike on Friday 13th than any other date. Indeed the fear of the number 13 even has a name, albeit one most of us can't pronounce: triskaidekaphobia.

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Whether you're interested in the Royal Mail or royal males, it's been quite the week. Yes, today's round-up of Twitter funnies includes the thorny ...

Is This The World's Unluckiest Flight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

It's a superstitious person's worst nightmare - flying on board route 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th. But according to reports, the Finnair flight i...

Friday The 13th Songs: A Very Superstitious Playlist

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Comedy

We imagine that today, Friday the 13th, you'll mainly be avoiding ladders, black cats and the thirteenth floor of office buildings. And while you're d...

Friday The 13th: Unlucky For Some? (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

Hard-hats at the ready – it's Friday the 13th. For the third time this year! According to how the calendar falls there will be two Friday the 13...

Weightlifter Shoots Himself In The Shoulder After Dropping Dumbbell On A Bullet

Posted 13.04.2012 | UK

A weightlifter shot himself in the shoulder after accidentally dropping his dumbbell on a bullet, in an incident Modesto police described as "suspicio...

Me, Suggs and the Unnecessary Pen Incident

Trevor Neal | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Trevor Neal

Last week something happened to me on the train home from London. It was Friday the 13th. I wasn't attacked with a machete, by a bloke in a hockey mask called Jason, or anything. I was on the 16.42 from St. Pancras to Margate.