National Anthem

World Cup: It's About Team Spirit Not Nationalism

Sandhya Matthes | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Sport
Sandhya Matthes

Despite all of the influences on my national identity, I carry one passport. But sometimes I feel as if I could carry three - from the country of my birth and of my parents and all its values, the country which brought me up and educated me, and the country of my husband and any children we may have together. All these nations have a special meaning to me and I root for them all in different ways...

Know Thy Neighbour

Meredith Berman | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
Meredith Berman

A huge Happy St. George's Day to everyone who loves their country. Or not. England has been branded as the least patriotic country in the world. Apparently only one in three English citizens or residents even know the holiday exists - with 40% unsure of why St. George is their patron saint to begin with...

Tory MP Urges BBC To Play National Anthem Every Night

Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

A Conservative MP has launched a campaign for the BBC to play the national anthem every day. Andrew Rosindell said God Save the Queen should play e...

Beyonce, Miming, Stage Fright and One of the Commonest Fears of All

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 03.04.2013 | Home
Dr Raj Persaud

Many will still be wondering if Beyonce just got a bit nervous at the inauguration, and this explains why she didn't perform live. These might be pointers to what a high stress occasion this is. Veteran performers still get stage fright.

Pictures Of The Week From The Huffington Post Picture Desk

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

Monday saw devastating and heartbreaking scenes as over 200 party-goers died during a fire in a Brazilian nightclub, which later saw the two owners of...

WATCH: Our NEW National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Feeling a bit sad now that the Olympics and Paralympics are over? Don't! Simply be upstanding for our new national anthem - as revealed above. (Vid...

WATCH: British National Cheese Anthem Chosen

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Comedy

At last! The search is over! The British Cheese Board has finally announced the winner of its summer-long competition to find a national anthem for Br...

Welsh Footballers Criticised For Snubbing National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK

Welsh footballers Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy have been heavily criticised by the public for their refusal to sing the British national anthem at the...

Lana Del Rey's Homage to Jackie O: National Anthem Video

Kate Lawson | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

So we've seen the teaser and now comes the full vid for Lana Del Rey's National Anthem, which is a cinematic-like visual journey featuring Lana and rapper A$AP Rocky channelling American icons Jackie O and John F Kennedy (with an homage to Marilyn Monroe's 'Happy Birthday Mr President' thrown in).

WATCH: Dogs 'Sing' The Russian National Anthem

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Comedy

So what happens when you play the National Anthem of the Russian Federation to a group of dogs? Well, in the case of these Ruski huskies - no, annoyin...

WATCH: Kazakh Ski Festival Plays Ricky Martin Instead Of National Anthem

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when you're organising a Kazakh ski festival and instead of the national anthem playing over the Tannoy you get Ricky Martin's ...

Black Mirror: Brooker's Disdain for Absolutely Everything is Wearing Thin

Fran Singh | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Fran Singh

Naturally, like the idiots we are, we all took to Twitter to discuss Black Mirror. It was depraved, genius and dark according to the hashtag. I couldn't see it. It wasn't revolting, it wasn't that shocking, it was exactly what I've come to expect from Brooker.