Russell Brand Just Got To Speak At The UN

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

Comedian and actor Russell Brand has delivered a flamboyant plea at a United Nations gathering to bring an end to arrest and punishment of drug-users....

Five Chocolate Hotels for Valentine's Day | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From our very own Bournemouth to Paris and Mexico, guests can enjoy chocolate breakfasts, cocktails and even chocolate body treatments at these carefully selected establishments.

I Conquered the Legendary 'Killers' Wave - and Realised a Lifelong Ambition

Tom Lowe | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Lowe

Because I had trained incredibly hard for this mission all summer, I was confident that I'd catch the wave of my life and now I've done it, it still hasn't actually sunk in. There were 10 surfers altogether on the day and the vibes were awesome.

Five Conspiracy Theories for the Panicky and Frustrated

Ed O'Meara | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

As well as Candy Crush, nudie ladies and stalking, the internet also helps bewildering people talk authoratively about stuff they've just made up. I examine five of the internet's greatest conspiracy theories and finally attempts to answer the question that humankind has struggled with since time you can't remember.

Blog Del Narco (Part I)

Kay Smythe | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

When I asked for Blog Del Narco for Christmas this year, I highly doubt my parents were expecting quite the shock they got Christmas morning. One cannot simply flick through the accounts written by the Mexican journalist and computer scientist who dared to report what others were getting 'disemboweled and hung off a bridge' for.

Tortured at Random

Tilly Lavenás | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Tilly Lavenás

Miriam López had just finished the school run. Suddenly, two balaclava-wearing men grabbed this 30-year-old mother of four and forced her into a white van. It was in 2011, at Ensenada near Mexico's border with the USA...

Why the Valuation of Natural Capital Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Barry Gardiner | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

"Grow your economy. And become poorer!" Not a very inspiring message. It doesn't even sound coherent. But however stupid it might sound, that is what is still happening in many developing countries. And if you don't believe that it is possible to grow your GDP at the same time as seeing a decline in your national wealth then consider the following...

Mexican Teenager's Genitals 'Rot' After Injecting Them With Krokodil

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

In the first officially reported case of the flesh-eating drug in Mexico, a teenager has revealed she injected krokodil into her genitals for a period...

A Celestial Sight Or The Stuff Of Nightmares? Caving In Mexico's 'Basement Of Swallows (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

These remarkable caving pictures show thrill-seeker Dave Bunnell descending into Mexico’s El Sotano de las Golondrinas – aka the Basement of Swall...

Forestry Deal Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Adam Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

Over the first week of the UN climate change negotiations in Poland we have seen the alarming results of studies showing increased decline of tropical forests. It is clear from newly available data from satellite monitoring stations that there are now growing areas being deforested as a result of illegal logging, agriculture and mining.

'It Would Have Had Me For Supper'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

UPDATE: The Iberostar hotel has issued a statement saying it "deeply regrets" the incident and saying warning signs are posted around the course. The ...

'Now We Can Let Ourselves Dream About His Future': Viagra To Help Shrink Giant Tumour (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A ten-year-old boy whose life has been blighted by a giant tumour on his neck could be cured after being prescribed with Viagra. The mass was even...

Carlos Gutierrez Had His Legs Sawed Off By A Mexican Gang

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK

A man whose legs were sawn off by a Mexican gang after he refused to be extorted is cycling across Texas to raise awareness of asylum and immigration ...

Nice Guys Always Finish Last

Bytestories | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Nice Guys Always Finish Last By Rahul Kohli, Comedian (@Raztafari666) It's muck up day-eve, the night before the last ever day of school and sixth...

Lessons From Mexican Tradition Day of the Dead ... How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

Monica Millares | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Monica Millares

Contrary to what many may think, the Day of the Dead is not about grief and sorrow; it is a Celebration of Life!

WATCH: Drug-Smuggling 'Super Tunnel' Discovered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The discovery of a drug-smuggling super tunnel running 160 yards between Mexico and the US has left officials stunned. The secret underground tunne...

Happy Halloween: Six Spine-tingling Destinations | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ok, so Halloween's on Thursday; and even for a travel writer, that's a little too soon to sort out flights and accommodation. But why do we always wait until the 31st of October to scare ourselves senseless.

A (Trick or Treat) Free Guide to Halloween

Andrew Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

There are a few places where ancient earth traditions hold true. Some countries have new traditions that aren't more sickening than a full bag of jelly Smurfs. There are certain rituals that are just plain worrying - in Brittany, children light candles in skulls to soothe restless spirits.

Billionaire Attacks Women For Wanting To 'Do Everything'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

Women are "doing badly" in society because they want to "do everything", according to Mexican billionaire Richardo Salinas Pliego. Salinas Pliego, ...

Clown Assassin Kills Infamous Mexican Cartel Member

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Clowns may have just got even more terrifying - for drug cartels at least. An assassin in a clown costume complete with a wig and red nose has snuc...

Mexico Commentators Celebrate USA Win Vs Panama (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Sport

Border tension was put to one side as the United States defeated Panama midweek to gift Mexico a frankly undeserved World Cup playoff qualifier with N...

The Dalai Lama Has Been Talking About Marijuana (While Wearing A Giant Mexican Hat)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Dalai Lama has revealed he supports the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. He made his comments during a somewhat timely visit to Mexico...

Mexican Woman Forced To Give Birth On Hospital Lawn After Medics Turn Her Away

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Crouching in the grass, her face etched with pain, this young mother was forced to give birth on a hospital lawn after she was denied help by medics. ...

Man Padlocks Woman's Jeans Shut

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

A Mexican man with fairly sizeable jealousy issues has been arrested after padlocking his girlfriend's jeans so she wouldn't be able to cheat on him. ...

Mexico, Freedom and Revolution: To Pena Nieto

Inna Shevchenko | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Inna Shevchenko

Today, 2 October, FEMEN writes an open letter to the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto for being directly responsible of the cruel dictatorship that Mexico is currently living. Disguised as a false democracy, Mexico lives oppressed, terrified and threatened, with no possibility to express freely, no political opposition and a non-existent separation of powers.