Pirates

This Is The Last Assassin's Creed To Launch On Xbox 360/PS3

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Ubisoft has unveiled Assassin's Creed: Rogue; the final piece of the Assassin's Creed 3 storyline and the last Assassin's Creed game for Xbox 360 and ...

The Kidnap of Putin's Bottom

Nick Revell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Revell

When Russia arrested the crew of the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise in September for trying to mount a demonstration on an oil rig in the Barents Sea, it's fair to say that most of the earth's population felt relief that finally one of the world's largest military powers had found the courage to stand up to the bullying tactics of thirty environmental protestors armed with banners...

Great Neptune's Salty Man-Nipples, It's Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Cutlass, check. Wooden leg, check. Parrot, check. With any luck you’ll have remembered it’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day and you'll be dre...

Edward Snowden - Modern-Day Pirate?

Kester Brewin | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Politics
Kester Brewin

Attempts have been made to place Snowden's actions and predicament in the context of history, with comparisons to other whistle-blowers and truth-tellers. I want to argue that he can also be viewed as part of a long line of outcast agitators: Edward Snowden is a pirate.

HAIL:Joseph Arthur, Americas Culturematic Pioneer

Jonny Mulligan | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jonny Mulligan

Apples Tim Cook should be 'Pledging" support for this pirate genius Apple executives have long fancied themselves as disrupters. Heres a chance for t...

PIC: Cashpoint Speaks 'Pirate'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

"I found a hidden option on NatWest cashpoints that sets the language to 'pirate'," tweets @QuantumPirate: Maaaaaarrrrgghhhvellous! ...

Cameron To Pledge Support For Somalia

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron will warn that failure to support the rebuilding of Somalia will lead to "terrorism and mass migration" as the international community g...

'There Were Ladies With Blue Rinses Wearing Pirate Hats'

PA | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

A former hostage has spoken of the moment he walked into a Women's Institute meeting to give a talk on international piracy and found the group dresse...

Paultons Park 4D Cinema Brings A Touch Of Hollywood To The South Coast (REVIEW)

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Home to the world’s first Peppa Pig World, Paultons Park has launched its new attraction for 2013 - a state-of-the-art, 150-seat 4D cinema. The fami...

LOOK: WI Group In Epic Pirate Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Not a headline you read every day, we grant you. But then not every day has a story like this one, from the North Devon Journal: Whoops. ...

BPI Launches Fresh Attacks On Piracy Sites

BBC News | BBC News | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Tech

BPI Launches Fresh Attacks On Piracy Sites...

Obama Meets A Pirate: The Funniest Picture Captions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Comedy

If you want an explanation of the photo below, we suggest you read this. On the other hand, you might want to retain a sense of childlike wonder a...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 20th September 2012

Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by the Huffington Post's own picture editors Elliot Wa...

Talk Like A Pirate Day: Literature's Most Fearsome Seadogs

Posted 19.11.2012 | Home

It's 'Talk Like A Pirate Day' - second only to 'Christmas Day' in the fun stakes as far as we're concerned - so to celebrate, we've rounded up 8 of th...

Yes That Is A Hornpipe In My Pocket And I Am Happy To See You

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Once you've learned the basics, you'll be ready to move to the juicier stuff...namely pirate chat-up lines. Whether you want to woo a buxom beauty...

Avast Me Hearties, It's Talk Like A Pirate Day! (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Avast me hearties! This here be the 10th annual Talk Like A Pirate Day, and if you don't join in we'll make you walk the plank! Er, so our pirate ...

Which Town Is UK's Illegal Downloads Capital?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Tech

More than 43 million albums and singles were illegally downloaded in the first half of 2012, a major study of piracy in the UK has revealed. Global...

PHOTOS: Somali 'Pirate Vessels' Raided By Royal Navy Frigate

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

A Royal Navy frigate has undertaken three counter-piracy operations during a seven-month deployment in the Indian Ocean. Portsmouth-based HMS Westm...

Review - The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

The Pirates! Is every pre-adolescent boy's celluloid wet dream: Pirates? Check. Wacky science? Check. No women unless they're wearing a fake beard or fat and funny? Check. It's even got a monkey butler.

PHOTOS: Hugh Finds His Pretty Polly

PA | Posted 22.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

He may be one of the stars of a new pirate movie but Hugh Grant has admitted life on the ocean would not suit him in real life - because he gets seasi...

Timeline: Events Leading Up To Tebbutt's Release

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

Judith Tebbutt was kidnapped from a resort island on the Kenyan coast on September 11 2011 by Somali pirates, who killed her husband David during the ...

Aardman's Armless Fun? Leprosy Charity LEPRA Disagrees

Howard Lake | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Howard Lake

A video trailer for Aardman and Sony Picture Entertainment's new film The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists! has been criticised for its "poor taste" by national leprosy charity LEPRA Health in Action for its depiction of people with leprosy.

The Somali Lion of the Double Decker Bus

Charlotte Eagar | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK
Charlotte Eagar

I started talking to the bus conductor yesterday, on one of the old fashioned red double deckers that our Dear Leader Boris Johnson has ordained shoul...

Royal Navy To The Rescue As 13 Pirates Captured

PA | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Politics

The Royal Navy has captured 13 Somali pirates on a boat in the Indian Ocean, the Ministry of Defence said. Royal Marines were part of a Nato-led co...

Why I'm Not Worried by Ebook Piracy

Harry Freedman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Harry Freedman

It seems that ebooks have become the latest creative medium to be hit by digital piracy. According to one report, ebook publishing is being undermined by pirates in the same way that the music industry has been. Books which retail on Amazon and elsewhere for up to $15 are being given away free by bootleggers.