UK Lifestyle

Six-Year-Old Girl Finds Human Nail In Her McDonald's Burger

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Parents

A mother-of-two was left horrified after her six-year-old daughter lifted up her burger bun in McDonald's to find a human nail laying on the meat. ...

This Baby Can't Say Mama, But The Dog Totally Can

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Parents

Most mothers can identify with the struggle to try and get their child to say the word "Mum" for the first time. But what you probably wouldn't exp...

Woman's Dad Was Killed By A Drink Driver, Now She Offers Free Lifts To Drunks

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman whose father was reportedly killed by a drink driver is determined to prevent others from suffering similar tragedies. Angela, from Ohio, s...

Pregnant Samia Ghadie Reveals Baby's Gender

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Parents

Coronation Street star, Samia Ghadie has revealed that her and her fiancé Sylvain Longchambon are expecting a baby boy. The couple, who met on Da...

Fearne Cotton On Motherhood, Breastfeeding And Looking Up To Holly Willoughby

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

Fearne Cotton says becoming a mother gave her the "lioness confidence" she needed to leave her job at Radio 1 when she became pregnant for the second ...

Have Pride in Yourself

Duncan Craig | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Craig

Coming off the stage after possibly turning the air a bit blue with my acceptance speech (keep it real I thought!), lots of people were coming up to me to say thanks and tell me how inspiring my speech was, heaping praise on me and generally saying lovely things - now this is something I find incredibly difficult to accept.

Avocado and Lemon Pesto Spaghetti With Parma Ham

Beth Thomas | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Thomas

This delicious pesto dish is ready to eat in the time it takes to cook the pasta and is a great way to use up really ripe avocados. I use a couple of tricks to make this recipe extra special - using avocado creates a light and creamy pesto, and is a healthier alternative to cream or oil.

Pierce Brosnan Welcomes His Third Grandchild

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

Pierce Brosnan has become a grandfather for the third time. The James Bond actor uploaded a photo to his Instagram account of his son Séan with hi...

Creators Of Labour Trousers Made To 'Protect Mothers' Modesty' Respond To Criticism

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

A Malaysian company has created full-length trousers for Muslim women to be worn during birth and limit exposing parts of the body. The baggy trou...

Petra Kvitova Says Periods Are 'Tough' For Female Players At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Let's face it, most women find periods annoying. But for female tennis players like Petra Kvitova, getting a period at the wrong time can have a serio...

Five Foundations I Had to Learn to Permanently Lose 120 Pounds

Cat Elliott | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

From trial and error and experience in coaching other women in my business, five things that I learnt over the years to put in place as my foundations for successful permanent weight loss (and maintenance) are as follows.

How To Get Taylor Swift's Wavy 'Lob' Hairstyle

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Style

The 'Lob' is having a moment right now. From Alexa Chung, to Rosie Huntington-Whitely, it seems every celeb under the sun has gone for the chop as of ...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow. From Waxing to Electrolysis, Get Yourself Fuzz-Free for Summer.

Laura Casewell | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

From at-home waxing to permanent solutions like electrolysis, there is a way to be fuzz-free on any budget, hair type, and schedule. Here's four ways to be beach (or beer garden) ready in next to no time.

Europe Without Barriers: Final Thoughts

Martyn Sibley | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

I'm currently writing my final thoughts from Poland. We're at Kasia's parents before returning to the UK. It's proving difficult to digest what we just did, what it meant for us, and the project. Here's my attempt nonetheless.

Six Mistakes Solo Travellers Make

Cathy Winston | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

It won't be long before you're in the minority if you've never travelled solo - new research from across 25 countries found that around 24% of us set out alone on our last overseas trip, up from 15% in 2013.

Why I Didn't March At London Pride...

Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Brown

I celebrate Pride every day that I wake up with my girlfriend. Pride consumes my every movement. My every achievement. My struggle lifts me beyond all I thought possible. I accept that my pride is what makes me different, but also just the same.

An Open Letter to David Cameron (Cuts to the Arts)

Georgia Coan | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Georgia Coan

You were lucky enough to have many things handed to you on a plate David. You do not know the struggle of trying to find where you fit in or feeling like a misfit in a society where you 'should' know where you want to be in 5 years time. Please think about the choices you are making.

How To Conceal Dark Circles... With Red Lipstick

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Style

Eye creams, concealers, powders and foundations - makeup artists have a lot in their arsenal to cover up those dark under eye circles, but we never im...

These Are The Weird And Wonderful Things People Leave On Trains

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a busy day, train operators can expect to find an array of things left in their carriages by customers, including umbrellas, pairs of glasses an...

First Great Western, The Pullman Dining Carriage - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Living in London, I don't have a car and haven't driven in years and so seem to spend a lot of my time on trains visiting friends and family. I would say I get a train to visit someone once or twice a month at least!

Lemon Sole With Crushed New Potatoes and Minted Veggies

Rebecca Heslop | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Heslop

For whatever reason, I'm not very adventurous when it comes to cooking fish. I always have some cod fillets in the freezer, but that was about it. So I've decided to branch out and utilise the fresh fish stall at my local market: the perfect location for sourcing some fresh, sustainable fish.

Hand to Mouth on the Machair and Seashore

Fi Bird | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

Canon MacQueen was born on the Outer Hebridean Isle of South Uist in 1923 and was the youngest of seven children. He left the Island to go a Catholic seminary on the mainland at 13 but returned to the Hebrides as a priest in Eriskay, and latterly, on the Isle of Barra.

Does My Head Look Bald in This? Surviving a Female Hair Transplant

Louise V Smith | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Louise V Smith

It isn't often that women take grooming tips from Wayne Rooney, but when his hair transplant made tabloid headlines, God help me, I wanted one. So was this new treatment a men-only thing?

The Six Kick-Ass Ways to Be Your Own Dating Cheerleader

Saskia Nelson | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Saskia Nelson

It's Sunday morning and you're dying inside a little as you remember the carnage that was last night's date. You can feel your thoughts spiralling out of control as you start mentally beating yourself up for messing up another online dating relationship.

Can Sports Psychiatry Really Help Athletes Like Andy Murray?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Andy Murray may be a favourite to take home the title of Wimbledon Champion 2015, but he's found a way to keep a cool head. In an interview with Th...