Miss England

The Problem with Miss England Claiming to Be a Feminist

Sirena Bergman | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
Sirena Bergman

What about the less overt misogyny of a culture which judges women on their body first, their face second, their hair third, and their intellect last? It's time we stop justifying pageant contents in the context of them being a way to reach our higher goals. Male medical students wouldn't pose in a swimsuit as a way to achieve great things, so why should female ones.

Beauty And The Brains

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Cambridge University student has evidently been lucky enough to be blessed with both beauty and brains after winning a place in the Miss England fin...

ON THIS DAY: The First Ever International Beauty Pageant

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK

Glossy pouts, harispray and swimsuit rounds seem a long way from this image of the first international beauty contest in Britain, which was held at th...

Directing Transsexual Teen, Beauty Queen

Dan Murdoch | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dan Murdoch

The development team at Renegade Pictures found Jackie's story in the Metro - world's youngest transsexual to take on Miss England beauty pageant. They got hold of a number, it arrived on my desk, and from the moment Jackie answered I knew she would be great on camera.

A Dress Made Out Of Human Hair? Must Be ITCHY! (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

A dress made entirely out of human hair has been crafted by a hairdresser. The blonde gown was made from both extensions and tresses donated by Jo...

Youngest British Teen To Undergo Sex Change Surgery Reaches Miss England Finals

Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

The youngest British teenager to undergo gender-reassignment surgery has reached the Miss England semi-finals after impressing a panel of judges with ...

Former Miss England Hits Out As Feminists' Plan To Hijack Miss World Final

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

A former beauty queen has urged feminists to abandon their plans to protest at the Miss World final on Sunday night. Campaign groups, including Lon...

New Miss England Is Really Welsh

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK

The newly crowned Miss England is a picture-perfect beauty queen. Alize Mounter is 22, blonde, 5'11 , tanned, toned - and Welsh. The former Brit...