UK Lifestyle

MRI Scans Show Babies Are More Sensitive To Pain Than Adults

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

Whether babies can feel pain has long been a subject of debate in the medical profession, but a new study has found that newborns do feel pain more st...

Planet Appetite: Hotel Bon Sol, an Oasis of Calm, in Mallorca, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Just five miles outside Palma, in Illetas, the Bon Sol sits on a pine-covered hillside overlooking the bay, with sub-tropical gardens leading to its own private beach.

Great Weekend Getaways: Prague, the Golden City

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Low prices and cheap beer have made Prague a hen and stag magnet but don't let that put you off visiting a city perhaps even more captivating than Paris.

Athlete's Foot And Eczema Creams Could Hold The Key To Fighting Multiple Sclerosis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Drugs found in skin creams used for treating eczema and athlete's foot have been shown to reverse multiple sclerosis (MS), according to researchers. ...

Sir Bruce Forsyth Speaks Out In Support Of Assisted Dying

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sir Bruce Forsyth has spoken out in support of assisted dying, saying that if he had Alzheimer’s disease or dementia he would would like the right t...

How Mindfulness May Be 'As Effective' As Anti-Depressants

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With celebrities including Emma Watson and Davina McCall among its fans, mindfulness has grown in popularity in recent years. And now, in a new stu...

Deadly Silence: Why Do We Find It So Hard to Talk About Emotional Distress?

Joanna Cates | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Cates

Men are four times more likely to kill themselves than women. It's thought to be the biggest cause of death for men under the age of 50. On average, a hundred men die in this way every week. And this figure has been steadily rising over the last 14 years.

Teens Post Photos Of 'Disturbing' Beauty Trend #KylieJennerChallenge

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Kylie Jenner may have explicitly stated that her famous pout is natural, but that hasn't stopped teens going to extreme lengths in an attempt to get l...

Instagram Removes Mum-Of-Two's Stretch Mark Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Mum-of-two Hannah Moore uploaded a picture of her stretch marks on Instagram to say that no one should be judged by their size or appearance. But t...

10 Unusual Ways To Lose Weight

Steve Miller | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Miller

Let's face it, diets often fail badly because we get bored and feel as though we are living in a straight jacket. So with that in mind I wanted to share 10 unusual ways to help you lose weight and keep it off for the long haul.

A Challenge for All of You Unconscious Smokers Out There ..

Michael Carthy | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Carthy

One thing that it seems is impossible to avoid on the streets of London, is the smokers. They really are everywhere and having a break away really brought this home for me. After returning to London it didn't take long to feel that all too familiar wave of disgust as the toxic, pernicious carbon monoxide invaded my space again.

What Does Independent Living Really Mean for Disabled People?

Simon Stevens | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

Real independent living is not something that can be bought, but it is something that can be taught. It is not just about raising the expectations of disabled individuals, but also the expectations of their families, friends and the professionals that work with them.

Knit 1 Bike 1 - A Cycling and Yarn Journey Around Scotland

Janet Renouf-Miller | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Renouf-Miller

What on earth inspired me to knit, crochet and cycle my way around Scotland? I have a habit of cycling with my eyes on the verge and on recent rides have found a whole drum kit in a stream, £40 along with a condom and several beer cans (we all know the story there!) and even a pair of sparkly black and gold high heels on a fence.

5-Year-Old Makes Heartwrenching 999 Call: 'My Mummy's Had A Fit'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

The incredible bravery of a five-year-old girl who called 999 when her mother had an epileptic fit was captured on tape. The heartwrenching recordi...

Restaurant Apologises For Banning 'Screaming Children'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A restaurant has apologised after banning “small screaming children” from its premises. The Lobster Pound and Moore, in Canada, reportedly put ...

Breathe your way to happiness.

Steve Halsall | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Halsall

The eternal quest for happiness has been something that has thwarted even the greatest minds and scholars over the last couple of thousand years. Happiness is something that ebbs and flows daily, hour by hour and minute by minute.

How to Spend a Weekend in Paris

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Paris happens to be one of the easiest places to get to from London, in fact you can get there in the same time it'd take you to get up to Leeds or Manchester. You don't even need to board a plane... which is awesome for people like me who would rather give the stress of the airport a miss if it's only a weekend getaway.

The One Thing That Keeps You Single!

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

Over the years I have spoken with many people, both men and women, who really (really really) wanted to be in a relationship. They had been looking for years, doing all the things they could think of to find someone but to no avail.

Teaching: A Dream Job?

Katy Flint | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Flint

When I first started teaching I was full of hope and excitement but after years of school politics, observations and mounting pressure, my chosen profession was ruined for me. I knew that to be the best mother to my girls I would have to give it all up- there is no room for both in my life.

Periods... Bloody Hell!

Kat Treacy | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kat Treacy

I no longer hide my tampon box underneath my shopping. I recently made a very typically female purchase of tampons, white wine, paracetemol and a bag of salad. All that was missing was a box of chocolates!

Armani Is Facing One Hell Of A Backlash After Telling Gay Men How To Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Style

Giorgio Armani has said gay men "do not need to dress homosexual". The 80-year-old fashion designer made the controversial comment during an interv...

How Dehydration Could Be As Bad As Drink Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Being dehydrated while driving may mean you make as many mistakes as drivers who have drank alcohol, a new study suggests. Reachers found that dri...

Is This 'The Most Demanding First Birthday Invite Ever'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A parent has been accused of sending "the most demanding first birthday invite ever" after their child's rather unusual birthday party invitation has ...

All Children Under-Four May Be Given Free Vitamins To Prevent Rickets

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Parents

Health experts are calling for all children under-four to be given free vitamins to combat a rise in rickets. Dame Sally Davies, the government's c...

Getting By in the UK

Jayne Sykes | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK
Jayne Sykes

Those inclined to judge might say it's irresponsible to spend money on anything other than the basic necessities when you're struggling financially, but where do you draw the line? Do you decide to wait until you're earning more or have paid off more of your debts before you get the kids a pet or take them on holiday, or do you realise that if you wait for those things to happen they'll have grown up and gone?