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13 Fantastic Reasons Kilkenny Is Ireland's Best Little City

Janet Newenham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Kilkenny is Ireland's medieval capital, steeped in heritage, culture and the home to master crafts and brewing. But Kilkenny also has a lot more going for it....besides being home to one of the oldest castle's in Ireland and some pretty incredible beer, that is. Below are 13 reasons why Kilkenny might just be the best little city in Ireland.

'Believe In Yourself' Dads Impart Words Of Wisdom

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

This inspiring video shows dads recalling the words of wisdom they've give their children over the years... and they have some seriously good pieces o...

Cowboy Boot Sandals Are A Thing And They're Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Style

Sometimes a style mishap so great occurs that the Internet has no choice but to take note, and that's exactly what happened when one man posted a pict...

Why Taking Your Kids Outside Could Improve Their Memory

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Children exposed to more green spaces and natural scenery as they growing up have better attention and improved memory skills, according to a new stud...

Alicia Douvall Says We Need To 'Protect Vulnerable Girls' From Cosmetic Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Reality TV star Alicia Douvall has spent more than £1 million on cosmetic procedures and is now calling on surgeons to do more to "protect vulnerable...

MAC Unveil New Collection With Giambattista Valli

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Style

MAC's new collection with Giambattista Valli has just been unveiled and, by the looks of things, is going to be a summer sell-out. Inspired by dres...

Kanye West Isn't Immune To Dad Exhaustion - Power Naps At North's Bday Party

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Kanye West couldn't resist a power nap during a Frozen sing-along at his daughter's birthday in Disneyland, but unfortunately for him it was caught on...

How To Look Like A Victoria's Secret Angel

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Style

With endless YouTube tutorials and countless how-tos, Victoria's Secret models have some of the most sought after looks around. Hair is tousled to ...

It's Official: Cat Videos Are Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Comedy

If it's one thing people across the world agree on, it's this: Cat videos are funny. But now we have good reason to watch them besides chuckling away ...

The Power of Exchanges

Sarah Kwong | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

There's nothing new or groundbreaking about speaking to people, even in a world of ever-growing virtual interactions. But I think that's what's baffling. If it's so normal and easy (and the benefits outweigh the effort) why aren't we doing it more often?

Mum And Daughter Refused Bus Journey After Paying 25p In Coppers

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

A bus driver refused to allow a mother and her daughter to ride on the bus because she paid 25p of their fare in coppers. Laura Pulley, 35, was wit...

This 'Human Ken Doll' Looks Uncannily Like Barbie's Boyfriend

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Mauricio Galdi from Sao Paulo, Brazil, envied girls growing up who played with Barbie's boyfriend, Ken. These days, the 27-year-old looks like Matt...

Charlotte Hawkins: Daughter's Birth Helped Her Deal With Her Father's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

TV presenter Charlotte Hawkins revealed in an emotional interview that the birth of her daughter, Ella Rose in February helped her to come to terms wi...

Chipotle Owns Pride Parades With Amazing LGBT-Friendly Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fast food company, Chipotle, have been causing a stir at Pride events across the U.S. with their LGBT-friendly advertising campaigns. The burrito m...

Cervical Screening Awareness Week Launches With Provocative #FlipYourLips Campaign

Caroline Muhlich | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Muhlich

#FlipYourLips is a visual representation of women's health: it's provocative enough to get people talking, whilst still remaining elegant and beautiful. With the power of social media, we want #FlipYourLips to be a key reminder to go and book in for a cervical screening, and liberate girls all over the world to talk about their health openly and comfortably.

Should Women Freeze Their Eggs By The Age Of 35?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Women have been warned they should consider starting a family earlier or freeze their eggs by the age of 35, following a study on fertility levels an...

The Top Spot For A Family Holiday Will Probably Come As A Surprise...

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Think about the choice you have across Europe to pick your family holiday destination this year - Greece, France, Spain, Portugal, the list could go o...

9 Things You Need To Know About Doing A Tough Mudder

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's Sunday evening and already today I've been electrocuted, submerged in freezing water and made to run 12 miles. What's more, I did it all volun...

We Need To Talk About Rihanna's Dior Shoes

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Style

Rihanna showed us another way to work the denim dress yesterday, when she rocked up to the Dior AW15 show in Tokyo as their VIP guest of honour. Th...

#BoobsOverBellyButtons Is A Perfect Response To The Belly Button Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Last week, the social media trend #BellyButtonChallenge was slammed by campaigners and charities for putting body image pressures on women. Origina...

Win Goodies On Wednesdays With #HPStyleSwag

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Style

We like to treat our lovely readers at HuffPost UK Style, so we've launched a new #WinWednesday sweepstake to give you the chance to win a whole heap ...

Win Goodies With #HPParentsPressies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Parents

We like to treat our lovely readers at HuffPost UK Parents, so we've launched a new #WinWednesday sweepstake to give you the chance to win a whole hea...

See A Century Of Iconic Royal Wedding Dresses

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Style

From the Duchess of Cambridge's fairytale McQueen creation to Grace Kelly's pearl-encrusted gown, royal wedding dresses have long entered the fashion ...

Abandoned, Without a Voice

Angela Harman | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents
Angela Harman

I have three children, all of whom have a disability. I would not change my children for the world, but I think there is significant change needed to the system of support to make it easier for parents like me to cope and ensure that they get the right care in the future.

Toxic Mix of Booze and Masculinity is Putting Men at Eight Times Greater Risk of Suicide

Joe Ferns | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Ferns

Research tells us that some men tend to use alcohol as a long term crutch to get them through tough emotional times, and they are less likely to seek help unless they reach a crisis. This means that by the time someone comes to the attention of NHS or other support services they may already be dealing with complex and entrenched problems.