Michelle Obama

If You Say The First Lady Looks Like An Ape, You're Going To Get The Sack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK

NEW YORK – Racism is racism, but the bigotry of Nigel Farage ("companies should be able to hire based on nationality") is just a touch more subtle t...

Beyoncé Reveals Workout Video, World Breaks Into A Sweat Just Watching It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Oh to be Beyoncé. The singer graced us with an insight into her epic fitness regime last night. And - to be quite honest - it made us sweat ju...

The Saudi Royals: Not People to Do Business With

Robin Lustig | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

I understand the need for diplomatic niceties to be observed. That's why when a royal head of state dies, I'm perfectly happy for one of our royals to attend the funeral. But why on earth do we have to send the prime minister as well? ... Wouldn't it be nice if, like Germany, we could halt our arms sales to what is undoubtedly one of the nastiest regimes on the planet. And when the new king dies - he's already 79 - perhaps we could send Prince Charles on his own. I'm sure he'd manage just fine.

No Headscarf And Not Impressed: Michelle Obama's Face Says It All In Saudi Arabia

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama may have been by her husband’s side in Saudi Arabia to pay respects after King Abdullah’s death, but her demeanor told a...

American Students Tweet Sad Pictures Of Lunch To #ThankMichelleObama

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Michelle Obama made it her mission to reduce obesity by cracking down on school lunches. The result? Students are NOT happy. Presumably the first l...

US President Gets Card Declined On Date, Insists He Pays His Bills

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet? When his credit card was declined last month while...

Chloe Grace Moretz Stars In School Junk Food Film Spoof- And Michelle Obama's In There Too

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Chloe Grace Moretz - we love you even more now. The Kick Ass actress stars in a spot-on spoof of the latest morality-action film Divergent, and thi...

Mehdi Hasan

Will 'Mrs Miliband' Turn Out To Be Ed's 'Secret Weapon'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics

At a recent summer drinks party for high-profile Labour supporters, it wasn't Ed Miliband's speech that wowed the crowd. It was his wife's. ...

Women Are Making Headlines More Than Ever

Nicci Roscoe | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK
Nicci Roscoe

Women are speaking out and making an impact in an unprecedented way. Almost everything I've listened to in some recent news bulletins has been female focused. Angelina Jolie is a great role model as a United Nations special envoy. The comforting and caring attitude she projects is inspirational.

This #BringBackOurGirls Message Will Remind You Of Drone Horror

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama backed efforts to rescue more than 270 teenage girls who had been abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group last month, pos...

The Best Selfies Ever

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Selfie, a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website, states the...

These Magazine Covers Reflect The True Power Of Women

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of magazine covers featuring women include photoshop, cleavage or nudity. Or a combination of all three. But to celebrate what it real...

Beyoncé Dismisses Rumours Of Affair With Barack Obama As 'Absurd'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Are Beyonce and Barack Obama dangerously in love? The short answer – no, they are not. In the wake of their own president being surrounded by sca...

WATCH: This Is Why Michelle Obama Is Cool As F***

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Michelle Obama is awesome - here's proof. As part of a campaign to promote healthy eating the US First Lady teamed up with members of the Miami Hea...

Michelle Obama's 50 Funniest Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy

America's First Lady turns 50 on January 18th - so what better way to celebrate than to look back at some of her greatest photos? And by 'greatest'...

Five Tips for Michelle Obama's 50+

Jaki Scarcello | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jaki Scarcello

Fifty & Fabulous! Thanks Michelle for dropping the title of my book in that announcement. How about a little more free promo for a struggling author? Tuck a copy of my little pink book under your arm at your next photo shoot or carelessly toss one onto the corner of the big desk in the Oval Office. It might catch the eye of a visiting head of state.

A Selfie Too Far?!

Edward Adoo | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK
Edward Adoo

Is this a new trend? Will we now see Selfies being taken at memorials and funerals? Nelson Mandela's memorial to many was viewed as a celebration therefore in some sense it was essential to capture that special moment and Selfie to remember the time, moment and it's significance.

Barack Obama, David Cameron, Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Their 'Selfie' Behaviour

Daniel Warner | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

If Obama, Cameron and Thorning -Schmidt were inspired to whip out their camera phones and start clicking away then why wasn't Naomi Campbell somewhere in that stadium, in full hair and make up, being held aloft in front of a wind machine by Bono and Charlize Theron?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Not So Free Schools

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 10 December... 1) NOT SO FREE SCHOOLS Yet another blow to Michael Gove's education 'reforms' - this ...

The Incredible Power of Mentoring

Wakkas Khan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Wakkas Khan

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to attend The Prince's Seeing is Believing Mosaic school visit. The Prince's Seeing is Believing programme ha...

Milan Fashion Week in Crisis?

Christine Babington Smith | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Style
Christine Babington Smith

The Milan Fashion Week schedule is an impressive list of powerhouse labels from Armani, Prada, Fendi, Cavalli, Versace and Gucci. Italian luxury brands also appear impervious to the economic crisis thanks to demand from wealthy consumers in the Far East. So why is the Italian fashion establishment worried?

Power to the Young People

Sophie Livingstone | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Livingstone

There needs to be more recognition of the transferable skills developed by this type of activity: teamwork, communication, empathy; in essence, all the things that businesses say that they are crying out for from young applicants.

'Young People Can Solve Northern Ireland's Troubles,' Insists Michelle Obama

PA | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Young people with fresh attitudes can help solve Northern Ireland's age-old problems, the US First Lady said on Monday. During a speech in Belfast,...

Obamas Plan Dublin Holiday

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK

US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle and their daughters will tour Dublin during the G8 summit. Washington has released details of the First L...

An Open Letter to Rakhi Kumar: Michelle Obama and I Think Beyonce Is a Great Role Model

Amanda Callaghan | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Amanda Callaghan

Dear Rakhi Kumar, As I write this letter to you, my 7 week old daughter is asleep on my shoulder. Having her was and still is the scariest and harde...