UK Lifestyle

Girl's Feelings About Going Back To School Are Shared By The World

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Parents

One girl's back to school protest has got the people of speaking out in solidarity. A Redditor uploaded the picture below on Monday 4 January with...

Facing the New Year With Chronic Illness...

Nancy Mc | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Nancy Mc

A new year, a new start. It's that slightly daunting, yet optimistic phrase for many of us as we enter the start of a new year. As a society, we outri...

See The Shoe Designs Fit For A Disney Princess

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Style

In a world where Disney Princesses have been reimagined as everything from lipsticks to hotdogs (yes, really), you'd think we'd have collectively run ...

Two-Year-Old Amputee Finds Beautiful Friendship In Three-Legged Kitten

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler who lost her left arm to cancer has made a wonderful new friendship in the form of a three-legged kitten called Doc. And our hearts can't qu...

Meet The Men Turning Back Hair Into Art

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Style

A man has created the first ever calendar of back hair art. Because, of course... Mike Wolfe, from Idaho, America, met up with best pal Tyler Hardi...

I'm Doing Wet January This Year

Mark Dolan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Comedy
Mark Dolan

Yes, I'm going to drink more in January, to send out my own message. Which is that 2016 should be the swansong of days, weeks and months of the year being appropriated for awareness of this cause or that.

The Nightmare of a January Detox for Reformed Clean Eaters

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

The problem is that anyone who obsesses over healthy or clean eating to the detriment of everything else doesn't actually have a life to go back to. They didn't go out every night over Christmas. They rarely go anywhere. I should know. I was that person for years.

New Year, No Way I'm Going on a Diet

Lisa Edwards | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

Why is female flesh so fearsome? Why do the Overweight Haters think it's ok to distribute Fat Cards to women on the London Underground? Why is the worst insult a rejected man on Tinder can throw at a woman is 'ur fat and ugly anyway'? They know it strikes at the fear in the very centre of our being.

A Lot Of Brits Are Unaware That Being Overweight Increases Your Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Britain may be suffering an obesity crisis, but a new study reveals that 41% of adults are not aware that being overweight increases the risk of devel...

Stunning Photo Series Captures Ballet Dancers' Strength And Sacrifice

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ballet dancers may appear light as a feather as they sashay across the stage, but beneath their tutus and tights they have bodies to rival the world's...

I Hate Homework!

Carey Ann Dodah | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents
Carey Ann Dodah

I know I am not alone and parents throughout the country struggle with this very challenge every week. So here's the thing - I don't have the answers but am on the journey too with a dogged determination to overcome this biggest of hurdles and try to remove the pain from homework.

Five Things I Have Learned Since Becoming a Vegetarian

Jonathan Young | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

Before adopting a vegetarian diet a year ago I had a number of concerns. Would I be getting the right vitamins? Would I get bored of eating the same things? Would I always be hungry? Would I be judged by others? The journey has been interesting and rewarding. Here are some of the things I have learned along the way.

Say Goodbye to Your New Year's Resolutions

Lucy Karsten | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

In 2016, I will be continuing to trundle along much as I did in 2015. I will face the cold, and the gloom, and the irritation of other people's New Year's Resolutions with humour, and forbearance and wine. Lots of wine. In fact, I might just pop back into Enoteca Rabezzana, which is an Italian wine and tapas bar in the Barbican.

Best Asian Restaurants in London

Adam Tanous | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Tanous

Hakkasan is the one of two Cantonese restaurants to make our list and boasts impressive cocktails, sumptuous starters and tasty mains. Although there may not be an inch of space left for dessert, find room and be tempted by the lychee and raspberry parfait.

10 Benefits of a Flatter Front: Redressing the Balance

Karen Dobres | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Dobres

Of course, here at Loose Debra we believe that big breasts, saggy breasts, small breasts and no-breast chests are all intrinsically beautiful and don't need to change - it's all about attitude. I was a bit sad that the woman had felt the need for augmentation, though not unsympathetic as we all live with the social pressure to be valued according to what society says is valuable.

So You Don't Want to Travel Full-Time?

Claire Jopson | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Jopson

Fast-forward a number of years and we both find ourselves working in the charity sector. It's a satisfying feeling looking back at the last eight years or so, having worked numerous jobs to get us to the point we're now at.

Karlie Kloss Channels Her Inner 90s Girl For New Topshop Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Style

Karlie Kloss is one of the top names in fashion, so it's no surprise she was picked to be the face of one of Britain's hottest brands. The 23-year-...

Fitness Trends From 2015 That You May Not Have Heard Of (But Should Try This January)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Correction: This article originally stated that the below trends were from 2016. The list is, in fact, from 2015. The article has been amended. Ha...

Sugar Consumption Linked To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sugar has been linked to increasing the risk of breast and lung cancer in a study of mice. Researchers from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer ...

9 Facts About Sleep You (Probably) Didn't Know

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You may sleep every night, but how much do you really know about what happens to your mind and body once you hit the hay? In the video above, the t...

Midwife Explains The 3 Ways Pregnant Women Are Induced

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

Some pregnant women may need help to get their labour started. This can occur for many different reasons. According to midwife Miriam Martin, if a ...

Little Girl Hatches Genius Plan To Get An Extra Week Off School

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

If you dreaded going back to work this morning, you'll be kicking yourself that you didn't employ this girl's genius plan to prolong the holidays. ...

Style Photos That Prove Prince Harry Was Robbed On GQ Best Dressed List

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Style

He may be young, handsome and have a legion of adoring fans, but Prince Harry has just been outshone by his own grandfather. The Duke of Edinburgh,...

Pregnant Anne Hathaway Shares Bikini Photo To Thwart The Paparazzi

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Parents

Anne Hathaway has broken her silence about her pregnancy by sharing a photo of her rubbing her baby bump while on the beach. She captioned the Inst...

Jaden Smith Lands Major Womenswear Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Style

Jaden Smith has been announced as one of the new faces of Louis Vuitton's spring/summer 2016 womenswear collection. The brand's director Nicolas Gh...