UK Ice

This Is Actually A Snowflake, Magnified 50,000 Times

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

This incredible image (courtesy of Wikipedia and Gizmodo) is actually a snowflake... but really, really close up. What might at first glance appear...

Finals Here I Come

Ray Quinn | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ray Quinn

It's the final this Sunday and I'm going to re-double my efforts to come up with my best performance of the whole series. I will be quite happy that I won't have to be doing any more flying - it's wasn't my finest hour. I'll be keeping my feet on the ground in future - in all senses of the phrase.

Watch Bacteria Turn Water Instantly Into Ice

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nothing in science - or the world, really - is a simple as you learned at school. Take water. If you thought all you had to do to turn water into ice ...

LOOK: Let's All Live In Magical Ice Forts Like This One

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Snowmen are so last year – ice forts are where it’s at. Just check out this beauty. The labour of love began construction in Northwestern ...

WATCH: Ice Falls From Texan Roofs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Comedy

To paraphrase Dean Martin: The snow is snowing and the wind, it is blowing... and the ice is falling off roofs in Plano in Texas. Oh, how it's falling...

WATCH: People Vs Ice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Comedy

Courtesy of our cousins across the (non-frozen) Pond at Huffington Post Comedy: a collection of people falling and flailing in wintry conditions (and ...

UN Climate Change Summit Framed By Landmark IPCC Study

Julian Hunt | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

The annual UN Annual Climate Change Summit began in Poland on November 11th and continues until the 22nd. This major international conference is a key stepping stone towards the goal of securing by end-2015 a comprehensive global climate change treaty to take effect from 2020 onward.

NSPCC/Tait/Everest 2013 - Dispatch 11

David Tait | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK
David Tait

My name is David Tait - I'm an NSPCC Trustee and 'charity mountaineer' having now successfully climbed Mount Everest four times - in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. I climb to raise both awareness and money for the many violated kids - one of whom was I.

The Big Getaway

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Around 1.7 million Britons will escape the continuing cold to holiday abroad this Easter. Many have snapped up last-minute offers to get away from ...

The Coldest March Day Since 1986

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Britain is on track to suffer the coldest March day for 27 years, forecasters have said. The unseasonably cold weather left travellers battling ice...

Dreaming Of A White... Easter

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Anyone planning a trip to the seaside over the Easter bank holiday might want to think again. Because far from being bathed in spring sunshine, Bri...

Prepare To Stay Cold & Wet: More Snow To Be Followed By Floods

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

Heavy snow is expected to sweep the country on Friday, ahead of a thaw which, coupled with rains, is expected to cause flooding. The worst of the ...

Britain: The Bipolar Nation

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lewis Shepherd

If you haven't already noticed this week has seen a mass of snow descend upon the entire of the UK, and to say it has been met with a mass of mixed an...

Flood Warning As Cold Spell Ends

PA | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

Britain faces the risk of flooding as the recent spell of snow and cold weather comes to an end this weekend. After lighter flurries today, more sn...

Forever Freezing Bubbles!

Barcroft | Michael Carroll | Posted 25.03.2013 | Home

Just like a mini-frozen planet this six-inch-wide bubble has formed a polar-ice cap. Bubbleman Richard Heeks, 39, from Huddersfield, West Yorkshir...

Fresh Snow Falls On Frozen Britain

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

Fresh snow has fallen across many parts of Britain, compounding disruption to schools, airports and traffic networks. Up to 9cm (3.5in) has already...

Warning As More Snow Forecast To Hit Parts Of The UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Fresh snow will hit parts of the UK overnight on Tuesday, bringing further risk of traffic disruption, forecasters warned. South and east Wales, so...

Snow, When Will You Go?

Clare Nasir | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK
Clare Nasir

Now, after a week of the white stuff, most of us would prefer the snow to go - so we can get back to our own norm - we may not like it but we do cope with it well - rain and wind. Before this happens though, the big freeze will stay with us for a little longer. A few more bouts of snow are forecast across the country until Thursday...

Heavy Snow Brings Disruption And Power Cuts

Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Thousands of households were left without power as heavy snow swept the UK and brought parts of the country slipping and sliding to a halt. Hundred...

Schools Close In Wales After Heavy Snowfall

PA | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

Heavy snow has brought widespread chaos across Wales. More than 1,200 schools have closed, 10,000 people are without electricity and transport is b...

Commuters Across Britain Hit By Snow Chaos

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

Travellers across Britain were hit by chaos on roads, train lines and airports as snow disrupted major transport routes. As the snow hit London an...

Fresh Travel Warnings As Heavy Snow Forecast To Hit Britain

PA | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

People across swathes of the UK are being warned of potential disruption as heavy snow is forecast for Friday. The Met Office has issued an "amber"...

Heavy Snow hits UK With Worse Still To Come

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Large swathes of the UK were struck by heavy snowfall on Monday, causing travel problems for motorists and rail users with forecasters warning the wor...

Be Prepared

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Much of England woke up to snow on Monday morning with up to 10cm falling in some areas prompting fears of travel chaos. The first wave of snow hit...

WATCH: Rescue From Frozen Lake Turns Into Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

The attempted rescue of a man who fell into an icy lake in California turned into chaos and terror on Christmas Day as a handful of helpers ended up f...