Lent

Never Has the Phrase 'Adapt or Die' Been So Apt

Ben Price | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Price

The world over, we are seeing ever more cases of extreme weather, from the recent floods in the UK to wild fires in Australia. With each incident comes the familiar assurances that - this time - the necessary action will be taken to make sure there is no repeat. The reality is we have no choice, as every country faces the fact that climate change - and its impact on the weather - is no longer a distant prediction, but a daily reality. And for the poorest people on the planet, the need to change is not just a matter of saving money, but saving lives.

Why We All Need to Be Less 'Judgy' This Lent

Sophie Haslett | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Haslett

I could feel it rising in me before I'd even had the chance to process what I was thinking. 'That Chanel dress Keira's wearing is so darn odd. Disturbing...', I tweeted, without so much as a second thought. There it was again, the judgyness: the cool, dismissive female-to-female criticism that slips so easily off my tongue.

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Comedy

It was quite the week on Twitter, oh yes. Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie broke the record for the most retweeted photo ever - while David Cameron's tw...

Cold Turkey for Lent

Naomi Hefter | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

So I've just finished eating 6 pancakes, some were slightly burnt and some were thick, soggy and undercooked. They were drenched in golden syrup and I only ate them because its pancake day... actually it isn't...

What Are You Giving Up for Lent?

Kat Pugh | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kat Pugh

Ever since I developed an eating disorder I have been haunted by the start of term or Lent or any of these times as opportunities to start a new leaf and remove from lifestyle any unhealthy bingeing that had been dominating life. Yes, the anorexia was utilising this as an opportunity to persevere into dangerous territory.

Why Lent?

Canon J.John | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Canon J.John

Whether or not you keep Lent, starting on Wednesday 5 March this year - and in what way you keep it - is your choice. But to keep Lent, thoughtfully and prayerfully, is to come into a rich and lasting inheritance. Be blessed this Lent and bless others!

Funny Tweets Of The Week: Hilary Mantel, The Brits And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Comedy

What a week! And it all kicked off - literally - with the Daily Mail headline 'HILARY MENTAL'. Which in turn led to David Cameron and Ed Miliband wadi...

Funny Tweets Of The Week: The Pope, Russian Meteor And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Comedy

We think Michael Moran said it best when he tweeted: Yes, indeed. PLUS it was Pancake Day. We rounded up some of our favourite Pope funnies ...

Pancake Day: HuffPost UK Readers Instagram Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

Shrove Tuesday otherwise known as Pancake Day is upon us! As we gear up for Lent and vow to give up those guilty fatty cravings, this is the d...

Lent: Ten Ways to Break Bad Habits

Realbuzz.com | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

If you've been promising yourself that you're going to ditch a bad habit for a while but have never quite got around to doing so, it could be time to take the plunge. To help ensure your success and make the process a little less painless, check out these ten ways to break bad habits.

Rio Carnival 2013: Bacchanalia In Brazil

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Samba queens, fantasy floats, steel drums and dental floss bikinis - it can mean only one thing. Yep, it's carnival time in Rio de Janeiro, signal...

How Improve Your Self-Discipline During Lent

Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Lent is a season of reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter. It’s also a time when our willpower is tested to the limit. But it...

Easter Eggs, the Ultimate Holiday Dessert?

Philip Hepple | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Philip Hepple

The use of the egg in Easter is primarily meant to represent rebirth, which doesn't really make sense to me. When I think of eggs I think more along the lines of mystery. What came first, the chicken or the egg? Is Jesus the egg? Does that make God a chicken?

Greek Carnival Revives the Spirit of an Ancient City

Simon Johns | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Johns

Despite the constraints they face, Baklahorani demonstrates that, at least on the street level, Greeks are more comfortable about expressing their identity. Istanbulites have in recent years begun celebrating the city's native culture.

Fightin' Talk! The Funniest Twitter Jokes Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Wow, what a week. David Haye changed his entrance song to An Eye For An Eye Of The Tiger, Eric Joyce MP was charged with a Commons assault, and the co...

Five Reasons To Gourmet Gallivant

Black Tomato | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

For those partaking, this week saw the start of Lent, the first day of an arduous six-week period of abstinence from those most luxurious of fatty foo...

Giving Up The Earth

PA | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK

Leaders of churches in Britain including the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of Scotland's Roman Catholics have made a Lenten call for repentanc...

Giving Up The Earth

PA | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK

Leaders of churches in Britain including the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of Scotland's Roman Catholics have made a Lenten call for repentanc...

Can You Give Up Social Media For Lent?

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Tech

Can you put the phone down, stop tweeting and texting for just one minute? Of course you can, you're a very reasonable and sociable kinda guy/girl....

Can You Give Up Social Media Lent?

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Tech

Can you put the phone down, and stop tweeting and texting for just one minute? Of course you can, you're a very reasonable and sociable kinda guy. Tha...