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The New Moon - How About The New You!

Stephen Bailey | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

"Make a wish at 8.03am, it's the New Moon" - one of my best pals in the world told me that this morning and it really got me to thinking about the various forms of magic spells I've cast, the number of times I've spent wishing upon a star, the amount of money I've spent on crystals and the amount of things I've asked the universe for. I bet she thinks I am one greedy bitch.

Here Are All The Times Nigel Farage Has Failed To Get Elected As An MP

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK

Nigel Farage has said that current Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has six weeks to prove himself - despite spending years repeatedly failing to be elected a...

Zurich: Where Old Meets New

Black Tomato | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Delve into the city of Zurich and you'll find a city where old meets new and where historic districts meet up-and-coming neighbourhoods. This is not a destination solely for business, but a mecca for the culturally attuned and lovers of creativity.

Inherit Something New

Stephen Bailey | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I was reading the Independent at the turn of 2017. I thought to myself, as I do every year new year, new me and so I decided that I had to broaden wha...

What's Wrong With The New Breastfeeding Emoji?

Jay McCarthy | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Parents
Jay McCarthy

Don't get me wrong, I and millions of other women will be happy to have one breastfeeding emoji at least. Big thanks to Rachel Lee and Joshua Jones - the design may not be perfect but we owe them our gratitude for getting this far.

Boris Johnson Wants To See Protests Outside The Russian Embassy Over Syria Atrocities

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson has encouraged people to march on the Russian embassy over the country’s role in the Syrian conflict. The foreign secretary told the C...

This New TfL Map Could Change The Commute For Millions Of Londoners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK

Transport for London has released a new look travel map showing what the future could look like for commuters who don’t live on the Tube network. Th...

Paralympian Who Plays Table Tennis Without Arms Hailed ‘Legend’ By Team GB Athlete

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

He may not have actually won a match yet at Rio but a Paralympian who plays table tennis without arms has been hailed as a “legend” for his sheer ...

Theresa May's Entrance Onto International Stage Marred By Hinkley Point Row

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK

Theresa May is heading to China for her first major global summit as Prime Minister, but faces a row with her hosts over the Hinkley Point nuclear pow...

Jeremy Corbyn Slammed For Making Shami Chakrabarti A Peer

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK

Jewish leaders have hit out at Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to nominate Shami Chakrabarti, the head of Labour’s anti-Semitism inquiry, for a peerage. ...

Waiting for the 'Click': The Battle to Be Heard as Who We Are

Matthew Mills | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Mills

The battle to have the voice we think we should have is something many trans and non-binary clients I work with are grappling with on a daily basis. Some find a comfortable place quickly and absorb voice exercises and skills easily; others are clear they are happy with their voices as they are; some take a bit of time to leave old habits behind and find new ones which feel true and sound authentic.

George Osborne Threatens To Blacklist Countries Who Don't Comply On Tax

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK

Countries that refuse to "play by the rules" on tax transparency will be blacklisted, George Osborne warned on Friday. The Chancellor's announcement c...

Mother Accused Of Murdering Her Newborn Baby

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

A mother has been charged with murdering her newborn baby at a house in West Sussex. The 29-year-old woman was arrested after an ambulance was called ...

Mystery 'Man In White' Tracked In Chilling New Brussels Escape Footage

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

Dramatic new footage of "the man in white", seen after the Brussels Airport suicide bombings that killed 16 people, has been released by Belgian prose...

Government Downplays Chinese Steel Tariffs Effect On UK Companies

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.04.2016 | UK

The Government has played down the effect of the latest Chinese steel tariffs on UK firms amid growing fear of a damaging trade war with Beijing. Mini...

EgyptAir Hijacker 'Hasn't Seen Wife And Children In 24 Years'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

The hijacker of an EgyptAir flight who wore a fake suicide belt and threatened to blow the plane up told police: "What's someone supposed to do when h...

Pub Landlord Ordered To Remove 'Offensive' Union Jack Jacket

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2016 | UK

A pub landlord in Yorkshire says council officers have repeatedly told him to stop wearing his 'Union Jack' jacket in public because it could be consi...

Words From Starving Refugees Remind Us What's At Stake At Today's Syria Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

Stories from Syrians going hungry in refugee camps are a bitter reminder of why world leaders' peace talks for the country's civil war today are so es...

Martin Lewis Writes A Damning Open Letter To David Cameron Over 'Disgraceful' Move

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Martin Lewis, founder of the MoneySavingExpert site, has written a damning open letter to David Cameron, voicing his concern over the legality of the ...

Three Days Of Tube Strikes Planned As Drivers Beg TfL To Stop 'Posturing'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK

Train drivers on London Underground look set to take three days of strike action over a long-running dispute about pay and plans for an all night Tube...

Astonishing Drone Footage Shows 200-Year-Old Pub Washed Away By Flood Waters

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Shocking drone footage has revealed how a 200-year-old pub was washed away by flood water on Boxing Day. The Riverside in Summerseat, Greater Manch...

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Meet The MP Trying To Stamp Out The 'Accepted' Discrimination Of Trans People | Ned Simons | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Politics

"I have gone through hell and have begged them to please move me to a female estate. If I had already been there I would not have been raped and assau...

Nigel Farage Reacts To Oldham Results In Most Ukip Way Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK

Nigel Farage has been accused of racism and "sour grapes" after lashing out at constituencies where people "don't speak English" for ruining the elect...

Jeremy Hunt Accused Of Covering Up A Health Report... By Doctor Tory MP

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is embroiled in a bitter row with a top Commons committee boss over suppressing evidence about the benefits of a "sugar t...

Glastonbury Organisers Are Doing Something Amazing To Help Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

Glastonbury festival organisers on Tuesday donated tickets to next year's event for an auction to raise money for refugees. There are 10 lots in th...