Houston

The Tense Moment Louis Theroux Confronts A Convicted Pimp

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK

Houston, the fourth largest city in the US, is widely considered to be the number one hub for human trafficking in North America. The US Department of...

Rescue Animals Saved From Euthanasia And Evacuated From Storm-Hit Houston After Hurricane Harvey

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK

Around 80 orphan dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters in storm-hit Houston have been saved from euthanasia and flown to new lives in California fol...

Houston Mosques Open Doors To Hurricane Harvey Homeless At Eid

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK

Muslims in Houston have opened their mosques on the eve of Eid to shelter victims left homeless by Hurricane Harvey. According to the Associated Press...

One Love Manchester Concert Organisers To Help Celebs Plan Houston Flooding Charity Telethon

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

The organisers of the One Love Manchester benefit concert are helping to plan a star-studded telethon to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane H...

9 Acts Of Incredible Heroism And Bravery During Hurricane Harvey

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK

The US has been battered by Hurricane Harvey, the worst storm to hit the Houston region of Texas in 50 years. Since the storm made landfall on Friday ...

No, There's Not A Shark Swimming On The Freeway In Houston

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

As thousands of people await rescue in Texas on Monday as heavy rains poured into the area surrounding Houston, the US was in the midsts of one of the...

These Dramatic Pictures Of Flooding Show Massive Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Texas

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.08.2017 | UK

Pictures from Texas show the devastation being wrought by Hurricane Harvey against forecasts flooding is only going to get worse. Five people have alr...

Jewish Community Offers Synagogue To Muslims Whose Mosque Burned Down

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK

A Jewish community in Texas has offered their synagogue to local Muslims whose mosque burned down. The Victoria Islamic Centre in Victoria, near Houst...

Teenage Father Of Two Accidentally Kills Himself Taking Selfie With Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A 19-year-old man from Houston, Texas has accidentally killed himself after taking a selfie with a gun. Deleon Alonso Smith, suffered the fatal bla...

Why Bilingual Education Is Expanding Our World

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

English is necessary. But to what extent? All the way? Just because something is not in every day usage doesn't mean that it is not being used elsewhere and may not one day come in handy for you.

That Pesky Street-Dwelling Great White Shark Has Gone Viral Again

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK

Torrential rains hit Houston last week and the images of submerged cars and ruined homes have been jarring to say the least. So has this now viral...

Houston Cyclist Finds Dead Body In Casket During Morning Ride

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

A cyclist had an eventful Tuesday morning ride when he came across a casket containing the body of a woman. Walter Rubio stumbled across the bizar...

Mysterious Ring Of Lights Spotted Over Arizona (Again)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Tech

Either large flocks of birds are now wearing bicycle lights for added safety or something odd is happening in the US. For the second time in 12 mon...

Hundreds Of People Saw This UFO Last Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

The people of Houston, Texas were greeted with one of the most impressive UFO sightings ever last week after hundreds of people caught a glimpse of a ...

Victim Stands Up To Mugger... And Is Immediately Shot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Tech

A woman in Houston, Texas has been shot by a mugger after refusing to hand over her Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. The woman, who is only known as Cour...

Will The Police Sniff Out The Serial Pooper Terrorising This Texas Neighbourhood? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

A serial pooper has taken to striking in the dead of night on the pavements and driveways of a Texas suburb. The man has defecated on the driveway...

Unbelievable Rescue From Huge Apartment Fire In Texas

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

The incredible rescue of a construction worker was caught on film during Tuesday’s massive blaze in Houston, Texas. Just seconds before the roof of ...

Franchitti Hospitalised After IndyCar Series Crash (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Sport

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been admitted to hospital after a terrible crash at the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Houston. The three...

Texas: A State That Does Nothing by Halves

Black Tomato | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Home of the rodeo and rock 'n' roll, texmex and tejano, Buddy Holly and Beyoncé; it's no surprise that Texas is full of force. Its variety contributes to its world renown; whether inspiring city arts movements or tranquil coastlines picking up surfers from shore to shore, delicate seafood dishes or hearty home grown chilli, Texas has a range of scenes all of which pack as much punch as the next.

Artist Profile: Massa Lemu and the Panhandler Pieces

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michael Petry

Photo by Miguel Amat Massa Lemu is an artist from Malawi, who currently lives in Houston, Texas. Houston is built in a swamp; in the summer the t...

Texas Always Triumphs

Black Tomato | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Texas is a state almost bigger than Europe, so it's no surprise there is a diverse amount of culture to cover. Whichever direction you go be it north, south, east or west you'll always find something to entice and surprise you.

British Consul Gloats Over F1 in Texas

Todd McCandless | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

We could argue about the origin of Grand Prix racing and the French could have a very good case but in modern times there is little question that the United Kingdom is the proper home of Formula One.

WATCH: Granny Fights Off Burglar With Fork

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't mess with Margaret Jackson, kids! The super-cool grandmother from Houston, US, has become something of a YouTube celebrity since fighting off...

To Hear an Angel Sing: Carleen Anderson

Jason Holmes | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Across the table in a Surrey coffee shop sits no ordinary singer. The smile is luminous, the eyes soft, her voice languorous.

WATCH: Texan Skyscraper Implodes Dramatically

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Seeing a much-loved building turn to dust can make the eyes well up a touch, but at least the resulting video footage tends to be, well, pretty damn a...