People

Does Your Company Make You Happy?

Vicky Bullen | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Bullen

There has been a lot written about happiness in the workplace recently - what it does for efficiencies, productivity, staff retention and loyalty. So I am not being entirely altruistic. I think if I succeed in creating a happy company I will probably deliver against the 'harder' objectives I get set every year far more easily.

Loads Of People Want This Tory Minister Sacked

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Politics

Protesters have gathered outside the Department for Work and Pensions demanding the sacking of welfare minister Lord Freud, who was recorded suggestin...

Tilbury Docks: An All Too Familiar Scene

Jacqueline McKenzie | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK
Jacqueline McKenzie

This is by no means an isolated incident. In 2000, 58 Chinese people were found dead in a lorry in Dover. In 2002 two young Ghanaian boys were found dead in the undercarriage of a plane. It was only on Monday that police rescued 20 victims of trafficking in Northern Island who were probably being exploited as low paid workers in the food industry.

This Proves Being Left-Handed Is Pretty Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What do Barack Obama, Paul McCartney, Bart Simpson, Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey, Prince William and HuffPost UK's editor-in-chief Stephen Hull all h...

15 Things That Are Impossible To Do Gracefully

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you're a ballerina or a builder, there are some things in life that are plain old impossible to do gracefully. Slurping the end of your smo...

Bride Who Was Abused With 'You're Fat' Taunts On Her Wedding Day Loses 11 Stone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For many people, their wedding day is the happiest day of their life - but that wasn't the case for Chloe Dodds. Chloe was shamed into losing 11 s...

This Man Went To The Doctor For Stomach Cramps, Found Out He's A Woman With Period Pains

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're guessing that when this married man went to his local doctor complaining of stomach cramps, the diagnosis he received was unexpected to say the ...

Rachel Moss

How This Guy Is Making The World A Less Crappy Place By Trying To Grant Small Wishes

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If Aladdin has taught us anything, it's that wishes come with a price. But what if you were wishing for something small and non-Jafar-like, such as pe...

You Say Potato and I Say Potahto - How Can We See the Same Thing So Differently?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Couples are frequently talking about entirely different events while discussing the same event. Or they will identify qualities within a person like "She was so angry with me" and as I was sitting right there I could see that it was not happening that way. Allowing for my own warped sense of reality I am often amazed at those inconsistencies within an interaction between seemingly rational people.

One Woman Is Eating Pet Food For A Month - Here's Why...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are some strange diets out there, from the ice diet to the cabbage soup diet - but have you ever met a person on the pet food diet? One woman...

Meet The Man Who Lives As A Female Doll...

Barcroft Media/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Robby isn't your average 70-year-old. Instead he spends his time dressed head-to-toe in a rubber doll suit and goes by the name of 'Sherry'. 

...

Dead End Towns and Daring to Change

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Everyone has a different relationship with their home town, both growing up and as adults. Some can't wait to escape, others never want to leave. We all lead our own lives and must make these decisions for ourselves, so I would never judge someone for doing what makes them happy. But our home towns are just one tiny corner of a large planet, which has a whole lot of stuff to offer.

Rachel Moss

Meet The Youngest Woman To Climb Everest - You'll Never Guess Her Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For most of us, the idea of climbing Mount Everest seems just about impossible, let alone at the age of 13. But one amazing girl has done just tha...

This Lady Reveals What It's Like To Be A Sociopath

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're so accustomed to seeing psychopaths and sociopaths in films that it's easy to forget that real people identify themselves in these groups - some...

Before And After Shots Of Hidden Tattoos Reveal How We Judge People

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like it or not we all make assumptions about other men and women based on their appearance - we see a man in a suit and we think 'businessman'. But...

A Slice of Norway

Jorn Tomter | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK
Jorn Tomter

Today it is 200 years since Norway's constitution law was signed on the 17 May 1814. At the time it was considered to be one of the most liberal democratic constitutions and today it is the third oldest constitution law in the world...

Your Guide to Annoying People on the Bus

Fez Sayed | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fez Sayed

Like Spike Lee's aptly titled movie, 'Get on the Bus', I've decided to examine the random characters I always come across on my weekday commute home from making an honest buck. I say honest buck. I mean expenses only internship. (Just kidding London360, I love ya really).

One Day in the Life, Food Chain, Anchor Yourself

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK
Samantha van Dalen

Albertina- this gentle pensioner had recently lost two grandchildren- one in a road accident and the other from a heart attack. She had just returned from comforting her daughter who is 'coping' with the loss of her two children. Albertina is teaching herself French to take her mind off her lost grand kids...

Embracing Individuality

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Embrace what makes you unique. Passion is a great quality in a person, so don't hide the things you enjoy, the things you are passionate about. Dye your hair an unusual colour. Get that tattoo. Go see your favourite band live. Take up that hobby you've been curious about. Act like a freak.

Policitians DO Listen to Us... But Too Much

Joel Durston | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics
Joel Durston

Politicians just don't listen to us these days - so goes probably the common, and personally most inane, refrain in current UK politics. But is there actually much truth to it? I don't think so. In fact, I think quite the opposite is true.

Book Review: Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

Kate Lawson | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Lawson

From a series of constantly updated photographs with anecdotes beneath them, posted across his Tumblr and Facebook pages, as well as his official website, HumansOfNewYork - photographer Brandon Stanton is now as familiar to the visual landscape of the place they call "The Big Apple".

Around the World in 14 Days

Max De Lucia | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

The idea is simple. We're on a mission to bring people all over the world together through the power of music and the human voice. We've asked you to help us make it happen and you haven't disappointed.

The Bigotry of Our Medieval Society

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Everyone should have the same rights (I'm especially thinking of the marriage laws here), and be allowed to love who they want. In fact, "be allowed" isn't the right term here. No one has to give heterosexuals permission to love, so why do homosexuals need it?

Being A Customer Doesn't Give You the Right to Be a Bully

Steven Stewart | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steven Stewart

I have developed the same cynicism as most fully grown adults, yet this is underpinned by a general hatred of all human beings, particularly customers. I still work in customer service as I work my way through my studies, and I have come to learn that my first screaming idiot customer, isn't all that unusual.

People, Place And Change: Open City Docs Fest returns

Paul Drury | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

Documentary narratives with the capacity to make people change the way they see the world were central to the four-day Open City Docs Fest, which took place in London last weekend.