Friday the 13th

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 ...

ON ... Begone Halloween, Here Comes Christmas

Martin Treanor | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Is it just me, or is there an army of Christmas elves and pixies hanging around in the dark backrooms of high street shops, just waiting, feet on the blocks, for the exact second Halloween is declared over?

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...

On the Best Time to Prank a Spaniard and How Going to Greece Can Bring You Good Luck

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

Next time you attempt to ward off bad luck on Friday the 13th, consider going to Greece for the day. While in other countries people shy away from crossing black cats and ducking under ladders, in the home of the Acropolis they will happily open umbrellas indoors as there Friday the 13th is not considered to be bad luck.