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Wine O'Clock, Bants And Other New Words Added To Oxford Dictionaries

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Oxford Dictionaries has added a selection of new words to its repertoire including manspreading, cat cafe and bants. In its quarterly update, Oxfor...

Woman Claims She Was 'Thrown Out' Of Costa Coffee For Wearing A Sports Bra

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Davina Ward popped into her local Costa Coffee on Sutton high street for a post-workout drink, she never imagined she'd be asked to leave on the ...

24 Women Bare Their Scars To Reveal The Beauty In Imperfections

The Huffington Post UK | Alanna Vagianos and Damon Dahlen | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Style

I was only 6 years old when doctors sliced me open and removed my left kidney.  At the time, I didn't really understand what the fuss was all about...

Mail Online Backlash After 'Sexist' Article Says Lack Of Housework 'Makes Women Fat'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Mail Online has come under fire after publishing an article which says lack of housework is "making women fat". The article, which has been bra...

Rare Medical Condition Is Causing This Woman To Starve To Death

Barcroft Media | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lisa Brown suffers from an extremely rare condition that is causing her to starve to death. At 32 years old, the former model weighs 89lbs and can...

Is It Really That Difficult to Cancel a GP Appointment?

Beth Britton | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

Fundamentally I believe that we as patients must understand our responsibility to respect the free access we have to our GP, practice nurse, midwife or other primary care based professional. We expect their professionalism and access to them in a timely manner - it's not a lot to ask that we should also keep our side of the bargain too.

Why Smaller Men Are More Likely To Be Violent (According To Science)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Small man syndrome, also dubbed The Napoleon Complex, is a real issue according to researchers from the US. A study has shown that men who feel les...

How To Cook Pasta In 60 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cooking pasta just got a whole lot quicker. In the above video, Chef James demonstrates how to cook pasta in just 60 seconds. All you need to ...

Want To Lose Weight? Drink A Pint Of Water Before Meals, Experts Suggest

PA | By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The key to losing weight could be as simple as drinking a pint of water before tucking into your dinner, researchers believe. A study in which obes...

How To Make The Perfect Crème Brûlée, GBBO Style

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Making a simple crème brûlée is a deceptively difficult challenge, as this week's Great British Bake Off contestants found out during dessert week....

Don't Count Calories, Eat Healthily To Prevent Obesity, Experts Say

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The benefits of healthy eating should be promoted by doctors, rather than focusing on counting calories and handing out drugs, health experts have sai...

Guess Which UK City Uses The Most Fake Tan

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Style

The star's of TOWIE may love a holiday glow, but there's one UK city that uses even more fake tan than Essex. In a nationwide survey of Britain's t...

In Defence Of Ghosting

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

For the ghostee, being ghosted is awful. They may have really liked the person and will likely spend (at least) 24 hours checking their phone for a response telling themselves that their beau probably left their phone at home or has been kidnapped.

How To Pull Off #HairMetal

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Style

As kids, there was nothing that made us feel more special than getting a hair braid on holiday. And now hair braids - or a hair wraps, as our Ameri...

Most Men Won't Take The Male Contraceptive Pill If It Becomes Available

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies, don't get too excited about the prospect of a male contraceptive pill becoming available in the UK - new research shows that very few men wou...

How The 9/11 Attacks Could Still Be Killing People Today

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An image of a woman covered in dust became one of the most iconic, yet haunting, reminders of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. The woman in th...

The Most Outrageous VMA Outfits (Ever)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Style

As MTV's annual Video Music Awards approaches, we're eagerly anticipating the sartorial choices of all involved. There'll no doubt be a lot of show...

Woman Loses Over 7 Stone Because She Was Unable To Play With Her Son

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who said she couldn't get up from the floor due to her excessive weight has shed more than seven stone in a bid to kickstart a healthier life....

This Is When It's Appropriate To Ask A Woman If She's Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever made the major social blunder of asking someone if they're pregnant and were answered with a short and sharp "no", you definitely need ...

UK Heart Disease Death Rates Have Dropped By 40% In Past Decade

PA | By Jane Kirby, Press Association Health Editor | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Death rates from cardiovascular disease in the UK have dropped by more than 40% over a decade, according to a new health report. Cardiovascular dis...

London's Best Food Markets

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you're looking for something tasty on-the-go or for a flavorsome lunch to enjoy at your desk, London's best street food markets offer a wide vari...

Dying Dog Sees Ocean For First Time At Couple's Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Just as Cassidy Williams was preparing to marry her fiancé, Matthijs Reinders, she received the devastating news that her beloved childhood pet had b...

This Man Turns Pancakes Into Our Favourite Cartoons

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Stop the bus: this man can transform your bog-standard pancakes into works of art. And we're slightly in awe of him. Daniel Drake, who is more ...

How To Make The Perfect Cream Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought the cream tea debate began and ended with whether to serve it Devon or Cornish style, then boy, you got it wrong. Food scientist an...

This 19-Year-Old Was Told She Was 'Too Big' To Be A Model

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Style

With the rise of plus size fashion, you'd be forgiven for thinking the fashion industry had finally stopped putting pressure on young women to lose we...