Kim Jong Un

'Stop The Provocation' North Korea Asks Britain After Hairdresser Mocks Kim-Jong Un With Poster

Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

The standoff between some London hairdressers and North Korea has escalated after the dictatorship's diplomats wrote to the Foreign Office over the sa...

Salon Refuses North Korean Demand To Remove Poster Mocking Kim-Jong Un Haircut

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

UPDATE: North Korean Embassy Hair Salon Spat Escalates As Officials Write To Foreign Office Protesting 'Provocation' A west London hair salon had a...

North Korea 'Execute Official By FLAME-THROWER'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

North Korea has reportedly executed an official using a flamethrower, on orders of the country’s leader Kim Jong-un. His grisly end came as he is...

North Korean Coast Hit By Earthquake Sparking Fears Of Nuclear Test

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK

A magnitude 5 earthquake was recorded off the coast of North Korea on Tuesday morning, sparking fears that Kim Jong-un had carried out his promise to ...

Korea's 'Exploding Donut' And 18 Other Remarkable Pictures From Sea Border Dispute

Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

Remarkable pictures of an explosive dispute between North and South Korea have emerged. Artillery shells were fired into each other's waters as a f...

This Haircut Is Now Compulsory In North Korea, But What If It Happened Here?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK

It is now mandatory for men in North Korea to get the same haircut as dictator Kim Jong-un. The secretive state's impoverished citizens are sure to...

Meet The Doner-Dealing, Dashingly Dastardly Dictatorial Doppelganger

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

A Chinese street food vendor is enjoying a boost in trade after customers noticed he looks exactly like North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-Un. Manchu ...

Catching the Conscience of a Kim: The Globe Takes Hamlet to North Korea

Harriet Garland | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK
Harriet Garland

Aptly enough, the Globe is embarking on a global tour - visiting every country to perform the tale of the tortured protagonist wrestling with how to avenge the murder of his father. One of the countries the Globe plans to visit is North Korea.

Kim Jong Un Wins 100% Of Vote In North Korean Elections. Funny That.

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

Kim Jong Un has been unanimously re-elected to North Korea's parliament – via a ballot that featured his name only. The North Korean leader was ...

Dennis Rodman & Kim Jong Un's Bromance To Hit The Silver Screen

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

The unlikely bromance between Dennis Rodman and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is set to be immortalised on the silver screen - after it was reveal...

Lil' Kim Number Two On The Way? Ri Sol Ju's Mysterious 'Pregnancy' Coat Sparks Rumours

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

In the absence of any formal announcements, and with unofficial North Korean mouthpiece Dennis Rodman currently indisposed, the reappearance of a pink...

Kim Jong-Un Splashed Out £386m In One Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Kim Jong Un splashed out on some really lovely, expensive things while his people starved a UN report has revealed. The North Korean dictator treat...

Harrowing Sketches From North Korean Defector Show Hellish Scenes Of Torture, Starvation & Death (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

Harrowing sketches depicting torture, starvation and death in a North Korean prison have been published in a UN report into human rights abuses. T...

Kim Jong Un Accused Of Crimes Against Humanity, But Don't Be Put Off...

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

According to a recent UN report, the North Korean leader Kim Jong un presides over a system of secret kwanliso death camps, which house more than 100...

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Is Wanted For Crimes Against Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

North Korea's brutal regime is committing crimes against humanity including the extermination, starvation and enslavement of its population, and its l...

Now Dennis Rodman Wants To Swap With Man Imprisoned In Gulag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK

Dennis Rodman has offered to trade places with Kenneth Bae, an American missionary imprisoned in North Korea, the next time he visits his best buddy, ...

'North Korea Executes Entire Family Of Kim Jong-Un's Uncle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

Kim Jong-un is believed to have ordered the total elimination of his uncle’s biological relatives. The terrifying purge reportedly started straig...

WATCH: Denis Rodman Sings Happy Birthday To Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Whatever the rights and wrongs of Dennis Rodman's relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, there's no doubting it's one of the strangest s...

How the 'Hungry Dogs' Story Shows Us How Little We Really Know About North Korea

James O'Malley | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Politics
James O'Malley

The last few days have seen a number of news organisations looking rather sheepish and blushing intensely when you look at them - as they all fell for the hoax that claimed that Kim Jong Un executed his uncle using a pack of dogs.

'I Love My Friend Kim Jong-Un'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Dennis Rodman has said he "loves" Kim Jong-Un, as he heads back to Pyongyang to celebrate the North Korean leader's birthday. It is almost universa...

Has A Satirical Tweet About North Korea Fooled The World?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Reports of North Korea's exploits are always worth being extra-skeptical of, but it seems Western media as a whole may have been duped by what could b...

Was Kim Jong Un's Uncle Executed By A Pack Of Starving Dogs?

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

Last month it emerged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s “traitor” uncle Jang Song Thaek was executed, after being accused of plotting against th...

Kim Jong Un 'Very Drunk' When He Ordered Executions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

North Korean despot Kim Jong Un was extremely drunk when he ordered the execution of two close aides to his uncle Jang Song Thaek, a Japanese newspape...

Rodman Holds NBA Tryouts In North Korea (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Sport

Basketball star Dennis Rodman has held tryouts for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on leader Kim Jong Un's birt...

WATCH: Dennis Rodman In N Korea 'For Fun Not Politics'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The ex-US basketball player Dennis Rodman will not raise the purge and execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle as he prepares to make his second trip to the ...