UK Olympics

Olympic-Themed Faberge Egg Stolen

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

Police are hoping to crack the case of a third egg stolen from a city-wide exhibition in the build-up to the Olympics. Cartoonist Charlie Anson des...

For Sale Olympic Stadium Receives Four New Bids

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Sport

Four bids are on the table from firms wanting to become tenants of the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) confirmed today. Wes...

Goodbye to Lazy Sundays

Vincent McAviney | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Politics
Vincent McAviney

Ahead of this Wednesday's budget the Chancellor George Osborne announced last weekend that he was set to propose emergency legislation so large shops in England and Wales can trade for more than six hours.

Where's The Red?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

“Oh no, they've turned the Union flag blue!” worries the Daily Mail headline questioning the colouring of the new design of the Great Britain Olym...

Sporty Style: Stella McCartney Unveils The Adidas Team GB Kit

MyDaily | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Style

Stella McCartney presented the Team GB kit for adidas today, which will be worn by all the athletes at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games....

Another Day in Moscow

Caroline Sandry | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sandry

Already blown away by the awesome GUM shopping mall, the snow falling in Red Square and Bosco-style hospitality (vodka, champagne and endless delights of handmade chocolate truffles, caviar, prawns, fruits and more) I was on sensory overload and a trip around the Kremlin completed the dream (and almost made me want to get the history books out!)

Get Kitted Up - Team GB Garb Revealed (GALLERY)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Sport

Great Britain's kits for this year's Olympics have been revealed. The Team GB outfits were unveiled at the Tower of London during a special launch ...

Bolt Shoots! But Does He Score?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, but how does he fare when a football is at his feet? Bolt displays his ball skills in the latest promot...

The Rise of the Social Travel Movement

Debbie Wosskow | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Tech
Debbie Wosskow

Social travel relates to the huge amount of people worldwide exploring new ways of travelling and hosting, preferring to swap, share and couch-surf instead of renting and buying... it's fast becoming the chic, 21st Century travel choice for everyone from silver surfers to city slickers to families.

Jane Tomlinson's Son To Carry Olympic Torch

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

The teenage son of inspirational fundraiser Jane Tomlinson said today that he is carrying the Olympic Torch on behalf of his late mother. Steven To...

Relight My Fire

PA | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Sport

A street-by-street map of the Olympic torch relay is published today. Proposed start times of when and where the Olympic Flame will travel across B...

Airlines' Warning Over 'Severe' Olympic Games Delays

PA | Posted 17.03.2012 | UK

Britain's leading airlines have warned that passengers could face "severe delay and disruption" at London's airports during the Olympic Games. Brit...

A Royally Good Sport: Duchess Kate Knows Her Way Round A Hockey Stick

MyDaily | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Style

In the run up to London 2012 you can expect to see a fair few sporty fashion stories - who better than to kick off proceedings than the Duchess of Cam...

Kate Shoots And Scores!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

Kate Middleton showed off her hockey prowess at London's Olympic Park on Thursday, as she met members of Team GB. The Duchess, captain of the first...

Who'd Live In A House Like This?!

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

Big Brother-style apartments for athletes at the Olympic Village have been unveiled today. In keeping with London 2012's bold games logo, the braze...

King's Cross Gets An Expensive Makeover

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 15.03.2012 | Home

One of the country's best-known railway stations is reopening after a £550m facelift, marking the biggest transformation in its history. The new c...

Nazi Bomb Found On London Olympic Site

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

Work on the London 2012 Olympic Games momentarily came to a standstill on Wednesday, as workmen came face to face with a Nazi bomb left over from the ...

HuffPostUK Sport Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

HuffPostUK Sport launches today, and like the new England captain, Scott Parker, we're eager to get stuck into proceedings straight from the kick off....

'In No Way Are We Complacent' - Lord Coe

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

Lord Coe has reassured Olympic attendants that the organisers are not allowing any margin for error. Blogging exclusively for the new The Huffingto...

Trials, Cakes and Weigh-Ins...

Peter Chambers | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Sport
Peter Chambers

It was great racing on the Olympic course this weekend, but I find that it doesn't matter where I race or what the course is like, it's still two kilometres of water which I want to move down as quickly as possible.

WATCH: Is Someone You Know In Graham Coxon's New Music Video?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Graham Coxon has previously said that music videos are "horrible" - but this, his latest promo for his new single, What'll It Take, is a really rather...

Why the Public Should Support Dwain Chambers

Siza Agha | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK
Siza Agha

It is beyond any argument that Dwain Chambers has achieved his standing as a world class sprinter despite opposition and obstacles thrown in his path at every given moment by the very people in charge of his sport in the United Kingdom.

Is the BBC Ruining Our Public Places?

Julian Dobson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Home
Julian Dobson

It's like your front room, but with pigeons and no chance of fighting over the remote. Welcome to the new world of telly-dominated public spaces.

PICTURES: Harry On Tour

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Prince Harry celebrated Anglo-Brazilian relations today describing how the two countries were "forging bonds that will stand the test of time". The...

'Look At Me!'

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Attention-seekers rather than protesters could be the biggest threat to the Olympic torch relay, claimed Commander Bob Broadhurst, who will be in char...