Scarcity Of Women In Newspaper Journalism Laid Bare In Startling New Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

The “woeful” lack of women in senior roles or writing front page stories at UK newspapers has been laid bare in a startling new report. Between Ju...

Mail Online And Metro Criticised For 'Photoshopped' Muslim Foster Care Picture

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK

Two publishers have drawn criticism for the way they illustrated the controversial story, originally reported by The Times, of a “Christian child fo...

Trains, Trash And Tabloids: What Do You Do With Your Newspaper When You Are Done Reading?

Liam Evans | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK
Liam Evans

As I sit, or more likely stand perpendicular and cramped, on my commute to and from work I tend to scan through the pages of the Metro or the Evening Standard nonchalantly. When I arrive at my destination, I have two primary options; put the paper in the bin, or leave it on my seat.

Metro Comes Of Age As It Outstrips Daily Mail's Circulation

Tim Jotischky | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK
Tim Jotischky

When I was asked by Paul Dacre to become editor of Metro back in 2000, he told me with a mischievous glint in his eye: 'Make it good...but don't make it too good'.

Video Shows Moment Kindhearted Stranger Dresses Shivering Man In His Own Clothes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK

A kindhearted stranger has been filmed giving the clothes off his back to a half-naked man shivering on the New York subway. Video footage captured...

A Shadow Cast over the Sun: Vodafone Sol, Buxton Water and Assaults against Public Space

Lucy Bell | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Politics
Lucy Bell

Fighting against growing levels of precarity, unemployment, poverty and homelessness - in Spain and, contrary to what our government claims, in the UK - also requires us to reclaim what should belong to the state and its citizens, to us.

Arriving in Madrid: Big Brother, Business and Bank Holidays

Rosie Snowball | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Snowball

The Spanish are overwhelmingly friendly, living up to their positive stereotype. On my first day at work I was introduced to a thousand people, who all looked genuinely content at the prospect of working with a hindrance of a foreign intern.

Five Top Tips for Starting Your Year Abroad in Paris

Rosie Snowball | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Snowball

As my Eurostar train was pulling into Paris, the reality of what I was doing and where I was going had not really hit. I didn't know where my flat was, how to get there, or what I was going to do about mon petit déjeuner...

Why No Solution to Oyster-Contactless 'Card Clash' on London's Tube and Buses?

Asa Cusack | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Asa Cusack

For most people the real issue is having to take out their Oyster various times a day instead of just pressing their wallet or purse against the reader. A trivial complaint? Perhaps, but with about 19 million Oyster journeys a day, that adds up to a lot of needless frustration. So why haven't TfL come up with a solution?

The Daily Mail Just Got A LOT Bigger

Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

It is famed for its sidebar of shame - and now the Mail Online is set to boost its traffic overnight by almost 30m. Staff at Metro.co.uk, the digit...

Policewomen Patrol Cairo Metro to Protect Women - Report

Maria Caspani | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Caspani

A special task force of policewomen is patrolling Cairo's metro system to ensure female passengers are not harassed.

The Tube: Don't Cross The Line

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Public transport is a common method of travel by many people across the globe, yet somehow some people still haven't mastered the art of getting it right. We have people that seem to think that they are the only one in a rush to get to a certain place, that they are the only one on the tube or that nobody around them has any transport requirements.

A Little More Conversation Key to Engaging a Mobile Audience

Linda Grant | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK
Linda Grant

With 68% of British smartphone users now accessing social media via their device, we are increasingly getting our news from social sites while on the move.

Running the Tube Later at the Weekend

Alexander Jan | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK
Alexander Jan

Last week Transport for London held out the prospect of the Underground running later at weekends. Commencing in 2015, this could deliver a boost to London's £8 billion a year dining, drinking and entertainment industry. It would provide a boon to the thousands of Londoners who flock to the West End for a night out.

The Subway vs. The Tube: Which Is Better?

Corinne Purtill | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Corinne Purtill

The London Underground system turns 150 years old this month. In honor of this occasion, I'm publishing the results of a five-year independent study of the Tube and its 108-year-old American cousin, the New York City Subway.

WATCH: Metro: Last Light Isn't Your Average Video Game Trailer...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech

It's almost Christmas, so you're probably in the mood for some post-apocalyptic terror. Fortunately, a new cinematic trailer for Metro: Last Light ...

'Anonymous' Warn of Attack on F1 in Canada

Todd McCandless | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

If you've been following our stories regarding the protests in Canada, here and here, then you may be interested to know that the group 'Anonymous' has once again targeted Formula One as the center of their next attack on June 10th according to the group's statement:

Is the Future Desktop a 40'' Tablet?

Grégory Roekens | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Tech
Grégory Roekens

There isn't a day that passes without an article talking about the demise of PC and desktop computing in favour of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Can Faded Newspaper Brands Survive in a 'Content First' Cut-Price World?

Colin Morrison | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK
Colin Morrison

Traditional media companies everywhere are in turmoil. Most are caught somewhere between maximising (as best they can) profits from declining media 'channels' - and investing in businesses that just might become the next big thing.

Review: Louis Theroux's American's Most Dangerous Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

For anyone who is slightly uncomfortable with animals or the way they are treated in captivity, Louis Theroux's America's Most Dangerous Pets on BBC T...

A Fox, Millionaires, Pirates and Wonder Diets - Today's Newspaper Headlines

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

A mixed bunch in this morning’s tabloids as no story really leads the headlines. The Sun reports that the “bitter son” of lottery winner Ange...

RMT Metro Staff In Pension Row Vote

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

The biggest rail workers' union is joining the public sector pensions dispute by balloting its members working for a city's metro service, it has been...

The Art of Being a Wingwoman

Jo Rourke | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Rourke

Women like to do things together - go to the bathroom, try things on, drink wine, hunt. We're pack animals - always have been, always will be.