Luton

Orthodox Jews Escorted Off EasyJet Flight 'After Refusing To Sit Next To Women'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

A group of strictly Orthodox Jews were escorted off a flight as it landed in London over claims they refused to sit next to female passengers, it has ...

Britain First's Excuse For Losing Their High Court Battle Is Pretty Telling

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

Britain First have released a carefully scripted video after losing a High Court battle with Bedfordshire Police which the group fears could “finish...

Britain First Leaders Use 'Make-Shift Control Centre' To Get Around Luton March Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK

Britain First leaders have used a "makeshift command and control centre" in south London to get around a police ban preventing them from entering Luto...

Police Want To Ban Britain First From Luton, As Party Seeks Funds To Fight 'Parasites'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

Britain First is begging members for donations to fight Bedfordshire Police who are trying to ban the far-right group from returning to Luton in the w...

Lollipop Man Stops Fire Engine On An Emergency Call

PA | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK

A lollipop man has been suspended after claims he stopped a fire engine on its way to a 999 call so children could continue crossing the road. The eme...

Stand Up History- Luton

Paul McGarrity | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Paul McGarrity

Not cool Luton, not cool! I expect this kind of behaviour from Coventry (though it's understandable from Coventry, they had a tricky 1941 and I don't think they got enough hugs when they were a hamlet), but I thought more of you!

Five Years For 'Extremist Mother' Who Dreamed About Sending Her 8-Year-Old To Fight Jihad

PA | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK

An "extremist" mother-of-six who took pictures of her toddler son holding a toy gun and daydreamed about sending his eight-year-old brother to fight j...

One Dead In M1 Pile-Up In Bedfordshire

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
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One person has reportedly been killed after a multi-car pile-up on the M1 motorway near Luton on Monday morning. The incident involved six vehicle...

Bomb Disposal Squad At Luton Airport, Thousands Evacuated

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Luton Airport has been evacuated after a "suspicious item" was found in the terminal building at around 2pm Monday. All incoming flights suspended...

Water Piss-tol: Cyclist Gets Squirted With Urine By Motorists Posing For Directions

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK

A cyclist was squirted in the face with urine from a water pistol after stopping to help a car driver with directions, police said on Friday. The A...

If You Want to Understand Pakistan, Talk to its Bus and Ambulance Drivers

Salman Shaheen | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Politics
Salman Shaheen

Every day, Zahir braves the bedlam of Karachi's bustling streets, driving one of the city's iconic technicolour busses bedecked with peacocks and Urdu scrawlings. His concerns about the country he's living in and what can be done to fix it are among those told by Asad Anees of the University of Karachi...

Education Funding Agency Criticised For Being Slow To Intervene In Failing Schools

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

The government body responsible for allocating billions of pounds of taxpayers' money to schools, colleges and academies has been strongly criticised ...

'Islamic' Primary School Found To Have Books Promoting Stoning, Lashing And Execution

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

An Islamic primary school has been deemed failing by the education watchdog after it was found with books promoting stoning, lashing and execution. Of...

WATCH: People Of Luton Dance To Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' And It's Utterly Joyous

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to Museum Makers - "a brand new team, made up of members of the community, dedicated to saving, cherishing, running and recreating Wa...

Husband Stabbed In Front Of Wife And Daughter After Disturbing Burglars

The Huffington Post | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A man was repeatedly stabbed by burglars in front of his family after being awoken by the intruders, reports The Telegraph. The victim, 47, confron...

Luton Shooting Hospitalises Teenager

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

A 16-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the back. The teenager was gunned down shortly before 4am on Saturday i...

Heathrow Warns Lack Of Investment Will Harm British Business

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Heathrow, the group which owns the UK's busiest airport, warned today its ability to help the UK trade with emerging economies was being compromised b...

EasyJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

An easyJet plane was forced to make an emergency landing after an oil leak caused its pilot to shut down an engine. The Airbus A319 was carrying 15...

Look Away Now, Boris...

PA | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

UK holidaymakers and global tourist chiefs believe expanding Heathrow is the best way of solving Britain's airport capacity problems, according to a s...

Faith Hate: The EDL Targets Faith Communities for New Recruit

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

Whilst more and more lights are shone on the EDL and its affiliates, we believe that the future may give these far-right organisations more oxygen, as economies weaken in Europe. More than ever, the voices of reason within faith communities are needed and there is a need for all of us to report faith-hate crimes where we see them.

Have You Travelled Through Britain's Unfriendliest Airport?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

Airports divide the nation's travellers. For some they are magical portals to faraway lands, while for others they are merely large inconvenient waiti...

F1 Star Lewis Hamilton Carries Olympic Torch

PA | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Sport

Lewis Hamilton was in pole position for the Olympic torch relay first thing on Monday morning. The Formula One star was the first to pick up the fl...

EDL's Noisy March On Luton Dwindles To A Toothless Whimper

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

Tensions ran high in Luton on Saturday as English Defence League demonstrators took to the streets following the news four men from the town have been...

Police Appeal Over Missing Mother And Baby

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

The disappearance of a teenage mother and her newborn son has prompted an appeal for information from police. Jasmine Woodbridge, 16, gave birth to...

Five Men Held In Luton On Suspicion Of Plotting Terror Attacks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

Five men have been arrested in Luton on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism, Scotland Yard said. The arres...