Feeding Their People: The Challenges of State Facing ISIL

Tom Keatinge | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK
Tom Keatinge

The struggle to counter ISIL is seen too often through the international lens of airstrikes to disrupt fighters and financing and nascent government efforts to debunk the group's perverted propaganda, but it will be the group's failure to provide for its population that ultimately leads to its decline.

Every Rain Cloud Has A Strawberry Lining

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK

The wettest winter since 1766 has been good news for strawberry farmers. While heavy rain caused havoc for many farms across southern Britain, the ...

Halloween Sex Kittens Suck More Than a Vampire

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

By all means, wear what the chuff you like and let your nethers loose in the moonlight. If getting your baps out is an integral part of your Halloween, that's fine, but at least show a bit of creativity and the ability not to take yourself so bastard seriously.

Breakthrough Innovation Offers Opportunity to Tackle Global Food Crisis

Nick van de Giesen | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK
Nick van de Giesen

Hence, the ambitious TAHMO project we are pioneering which requires the installation of 20,000 measuring stations, each one costing only 500 dollars, at intervals of 30 kilometres. The new weather stations, based upon latest cost-effective technology, will measure all standard meteorological variables (rainfall, radiation, temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction).

In Season: Samphire (PHOTOS)

Rebecca Williams | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

Walking through the canopied green landscape we're here to gather marsh samphire on the farm's coastal land. The sun is shining and the vista is simply breathtaking. The faint smell of wild garlic is in the air as the heat warms up the vegetable, now in flower.

The Farming Crisis, Is Enough Being Done?

James Woods | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Politics
James Woods

A recent report published by the charity Oxfam revealed that hill farmers work on average 80 hours a week, over double that of the average full time worker and that many farming families find themselves living below the poverty line here in the UK. The report claims that upland farmers earn between £12,600 and £8,000 a year.