Guy Fawkes

Victoria Beckham Is Leading a Revolution

Darryl Morris | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Darryl Morris

Professional thin person Victoria Beckham has revealed some of her 'keep fit' regime... thank God! Vic told Allure magazine that she wakes up every day at 6am and takes a four-mile run. That's right... she's one of those sorts! Of course she is, as if there were any doubt.

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Comedy

From Canada's crack-smoking mayor to Britain's honey-smuggling scientist, this week had it all. British spies. Russell Brand. Bonfire Night. Russel...

Russell Brand Becomes Face Of UK's Anonymous Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Comedian Russell Brand, who appeared at a Huff Post UK event on Monday, last night took his calls for revolution one step further, becoming the face o...

Anonymous Protest Stops Traffic In Trafalgar Square

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

An Anonymous protest in London on Tuesday evening has led to clashes with the police after thousands took to the streets, many wearing the now infamou...

An Oxford Companion to Hosting the Most Explosive Guy Fawkes Night

Daniel Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Daniel Parker

It's early November and you're panicking. You've decided to host a themed party the likes of which have never been seen before but you don't know which theme to choose. You like eggs but Easter is too far away? You enjoy Christmas but can't stand eggnog? You love Yom Kippur but you're not Jewish? Never fear...

Almost Everything You Need To Know About Bonfire Night

Sal Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Sal Thomas

Forgotten the historical reason why many of us accidentally set fire to our sheds on 5 November? Or wondering what the best firework to lose an eye to is? Here's a handy guide to Bonfire Night for anyone with absolutely nothing better to do for the next two minutes.

10 Dos And Don'ts For Bonfire Night

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Guy Fawkes night, bonfire night, burns night... call it what you will: the 5th of November is upon us, so here's our handy list of 10 dos and don'ts w...

Forget, Forget the Third of November

Sophie Alderson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

The way I see it, it is all very well remembering, and having rhymes that ask us to remember- albeit pretty catchy rhymes- but these days we're not really remembering anything in particular about the fifth of November are we? Its national significance has faded.

What Do Katie Hopkins And Guy Fawkes Have In Common?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Katie Hopkins, the attention-seeking ex-Apprentice contestant, is to join Lance Armstrong, Gordon Brown, Cherie Blair and Russell Brand as the latest ...

Guy Fawkes' Relative Elected As Ukip Councillor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Politics

A distant relation of Guy Fawkes has been elected as a UK Independence Party councillor. Retired headteacher Philip Fawkes and the would-be bomber ...

LOOK: Vintage Pictures Of London Zoo To Celebrate The Anniversary Of ZSL

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

Saturday marks the anniversary of the Zoological Society of London. The international scientific, conservation and educational charity was founded...

You Don't Have To Be Pagan To Enjoy Superstition

Lydia Willgress | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lydia Willgress

Whilst regular trips to the beach and lemonades down the pub were on my parents check list, so were some more unusual activities. You see, I come from Devon where pagan traditions are kept alive, and various festivals celebrating fertility, reproduction and nature are dotted across the calendar.

Gunpowder, Treason And Plot?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Politics

The latest member of the UK Independence Party is hoping to explode onto the Westminster scene and you can bet there will be fireworks (possibly). ...

Twitter Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Happy Friday, everyone! At least, it is for Democrats and every other country in the world apart from Pakistan. Less so for Republicans. They're hyst...

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.

Bonfire Night: Food For After The Fireworks

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing beats a warming pie or a burger after a cold night at the fireworks. But don't just throw something together. Take tips from Britain's best...

Anonymous - Guy Fawkes Or the Joker?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Way ahead in the future, if someone were to write a history book about today, then the recent years starting from the global financial crisis, covering the commencement of US troop pull-out from Iraq and the power of the people in the Middle-East ideally termed as 'Arab Spring', then the time period from 2009 to 2012 could potentially lead to many fat chapters.

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.

MP Organises 'Whip-Round' To Pay For Westminster Guy Fawkes Memorial

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

Guy Fawkes's failed plan to blow up Parliament should be marked with a prominent Westminster plaque, an MP said. Labour's John Robertson called ...