Guy Fawkes Day

World's Heaviest Firework Fulfils Its Destiny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

If you're going to make the world's heaviest firework then sooner or later you're going to set it off. And you're going to film it, and it's going ...

OMG Lolz Can't W8 4 Bombfire Night..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

Around 50% of people on Twitter believe 'Bonfire Night' is spelt 'Bombfire Night'. Or it seems that way. The horrendous misspelling has been trendi...

Shakespeare on Toast: The Scottish Play-Guy Fawkes, Will's Rhymes and Other Bardic Delights

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Annie Martirosyan

I particularly appreciate Crystal's frankness and open-mindedness - he never claims every line Shakespeare wrote is sacred. Nor does he blindly accept all of Shakespeare's plays as equally brilliant.

WATCH: The Ultimate Fireworks Fail Compilation

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Comedy

There are many, many, many idiots out there in the internet - idiots who are happy enough to bungee jump off a block of flats on camera, to headbutt t...

Poppy for the Guy?

Jonty Langley | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

This is a country where Protestants worthy of the name no longer celebrate Catholic deaths, where, for the most part, the Christian Church is smart enough not to be embarrassing. I like it. Let's reject criminalising those we strongly disagree with. Let's work to keep it that way.

What Does Guy Fawkes Night Mean for us in 2011?

Aisha Gani | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK
Aisha Gani

The symbolism of Guy Fawkes has been adopted by the global movement of anti-capitalism protesters. So commemorating 5 November leaves us with mixed feelings whilst we hold our sparklers...knowing that Fawkes was tortured and then hung, drawn and quartered.