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France Mourns The Emotional Boxer, The Shy Swimmer And The Legendary Sailor

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

The sports world is in mourning today after two helicopters carrying French star athletes filming a survival reality show crashed into each other in a...

Isis Thought They'd Conquered Kobane, Instead They Reduced It To Rubble

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK

Devastating pictures reveal the Syrian town of Kobane reduced to rubble, after US and Kurdish fighters pushed out Islamic State (IS) forces in bloody ...

Alternative World Weeps As 'Fetish' Magazine Bizarre Closes After 18 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK

[WARNING: NSFW images] Fans are devastated after Bizarre magazine, the British publication celebrating alternative culture, announced it would be c...

Patients Worried By Foreign GPs Who 'Don't Speak Good English' Says Farage

Press Association | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has claimed there is a problem with foreign GPs not speaking good English despite all NHS doctors having to pass a language test. The ...

Turns Out Thatcher Had Some Pretty Controversial Plans For The BBC

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Margaret Thatcher called for advertising to be introduced to the BBC to rein in its "extravagant" spending, files made public today reveal. In 1979...

Eleven Ways to Save Celebrity Weeklies Before It's Too Late

Christian Guiltenane | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Christian Guiltenane

Yes, folks, t'is true. Mag sales are on the decline, and our favourite weeklies are in danger of following in the doomed footsteps of Smash Hits, More and Company. But can they be saved? I think they can! But for that to happen, I - a one-time magazine editor and devoted connoisseur of celeb weeklies - believe there needs to be some dramatic changes first!

What Hong Kong Police Did To Protestor In A Dark Corner

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

A shocking video shows six Hong Kong police officers apparently leading a handcuffed pro-democracy protester to a dark corner and kicking him repeated...

15 Violent Images As The Far Right Battles Police In Kiev

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

Armed with stones, smoke bombs and metal chains, the far right descended outside the Ukrainian parliament today, triggering violent clashes with polic...

This Is What Doctors Think About Legalising Pot

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

Doctors have voted down a motion that would push for the legalisation of cannabis, but have instead called for anyone born after the year 2000 to be b...

Nigel Smokes And Drinks Too Much, But He's No Racist, Says Mrs Farage...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK

Ukip leader Nigel Farage drinks and smokes too much, can't use a computer, but "doesn't have a bad bone in his body" his wife has revealed. The dom...

PM Treats His Personal Trainer (Among Others) To A Taxpayer-Funded Lunch

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

David Cameron's personal trainer was among guests invited to a taxpayer-funded lunch for top figures from the world of sport at Chequers, information ...

Read Not Dead - Shakespeare's Contemporaries Reborn

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Gwalchmai

Hopefully, that last question is the one that most writers keep in their minds above all. We hope that if we make it true and we make it well, it will chime a chord with people enough to do the rest.

Sarcasm Gone Wrong: TFL Tells Delayed Commuter To 'Leave Earlier'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

In a case of sarcasm having gone horribly wrong, Transport for London managed to infuriate a delayed commuter who complained about the lateness of his...

Grief-Stricken Relatives Of Flight MH370 Clash With Police

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

The grief-stricken relatives of Chinese passengers on board the doomed flight MH370 have clashed with police at Malaysia's embassy in Beijing. Hund...

UKIP Candidate Sparks Outrage With Racist E-Mail About Stephen Lawrence's Family

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK

A Tory MP has revealed he contacted the police after he was sent an offensive email from his UKIP opponent, in which the family of murdered Stephen La...

Press Night Pressure - Behind the Scenes of 'Bel-Ami' the Musical

Abigail Poulton | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Abigail Poulton

If performing on a West-End stage for the first time wasn't daunting enough, I had to perform to a sold-out auditorium of industry figures, theatre critics and honorary guests...

Hodge Slams 'Two-Faced' Coalition Over Stopping Tax Dodgers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Politics

Margaret Hodge has accused the "two-faced" coalition of not being "assertive" enough in its crack down on corporations avoiding tax. The Public Ac...

WATCH: Eagle Steals Video Camera, Flies Home Then Takes Selfie

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK

A criminally-minded and presumably rather vain sea eagle took this selfie after stealing a camera and flying 70 miles with it. It also filmed its j...

'Hitler Wasn't All Bad, He Killed Jews, Gays And The Disabled'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A teacher has been struck off after telling his students "Hitler wasn't all bad - he killed the Jews, the gays and the disabled". David McNally sho...

Cyclone Phailin Hits India's East Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK

With winds of 200mph expected to devastate the Bay of Bengal, an area the size of France, aid agencies are desperately trying to get almost half a mil...

Daniel Pelka Could Have Been Given a New Life With New Parents - But People Failed to Trust Their Instincts

Peter Wanless | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK
Peter Wanless

What really upsets me is so many good people would have given anything to provide Daniel Pelka with a fresh start, a new life with new parents. And a swift and decisive intervention at just the right time would mean he'd still be alive now... Instead, today, we have the grim task of poring through a Serious Case Review laying bare the failures that denied little Daniel this second chance.

Microsoft Just Upgraded The Xbox One (A Bit)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Tech

The Xbox One just got a tiny bit better. Nope, it's not another U-turn. Microsoft has simply shared that the graphical processor inside the machine...

Pirelli Seeking Aggressive Test Program for 2014 Tire

Todd McCandless | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Mustering impressive amounts of courage to continue their discussion over 2014 tire construction and the program needed for delivering a decent tire, Pirelli are certainly gunning for the bravery award this year in Formula One.

End Of The Roaming Rip-Off?

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

The cost of using a mobile phone abroad will be slashed from Monday under new EU rules. A price cap on downloading data means looking at maps, chec...

Would Ed Balls Cut The State Pension?

PA | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Balls is facing claims that he would cut the state pension after suggesting the costs should be included in a cap on welfare spending. The shado...