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Campus Style: Plymouth University

Gabriella Thomas | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gabriella Thomas

The Campus Style Team at Plymouth University have rounded up some of the best dressed students on campus during first and second term...

Do Plymouth University Rugby Boys Instigate 'Lad Culture'?

Madison Taylor | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

You can look at pretty much every student website and 'lad culture' will be mentioned in various contexts. What I wanted to question is, are university rugby teams perhaps deemed the main perpetrators of it?

'Bones' Found Next-Door To Rose West's Childhood Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Bones have been recovered by police from the house next-door to serial killer Rose West's childhood home, after its owner found them while cleaning ou...

Facing the Waters: Competitive Sailing in La Route Des Princes

David J Constable | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
David J Constable

History has shown that like oil, I do not mix well with water. I can take a bath solo, I'm referring to the blummin' great ocean; resting place of suffered shipwrecks and pirates, home to the 200-ton whale.

The Response to Plymouth's Drug Scene

Kay Smythe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

My first article published on the Huffington Post, titled 'The Rise in Plymouth's Drug Scene' has seen a wealth of responses, both positive and negative. I've received hate mail, love letters and a plethora of other comments to an otherwise small article...

The Rise of Plymouth's Drug Scene

Kay Smythe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kay Smythe

It's a Saturday night in Bang Bang, two girls are sitting on the floor giggling into their tap water as they grab their cards out of their purse and start racking up lines. It's like a scene out of Skins, except these aren't young A-levelers, they're Plymouth Uni students.

Lollipop Man Quits After He's Told To Stop High-Fiving Kids

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

A lollipop man has quit his post after apparently being censured by council bosses for high-fiving school children. Bob Slade, a crossing patrol su...

Doctor Moved In With Widower A Month After Patient's Death

PA | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

A doctor treating a woman with terminal cancer began a relationship with her patient's husband within weeks of her death as the two were "free spirits...

Which Will Be The Next UK City Of Culture?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Eleven contenders have put their names forward to become the next UK City of Culture in 2017. Culture minister Ed Vaizey announced the bids which i...

Driver Fakes CCTV Footage To Dodge Speeding Conviction

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

A delivery driver who tried to dodge a speeding conviction by faking CCTV footage to support an alibi has walked free from court. Roger Moore, 44, ...

Masked Robber Dies In Botched Raid On Ladbrokes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies. The man, in his 50s, was believed to be we...

Armed Robber Dies After Being Pinned Down By Betting Shop Customers

PA | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies. The man, in his 50s, was believed to be we...

Woman Questioned Over Death Of Toddler

PA | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK

A woman is being questioned on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old boy. Police were called to a house in Modbury, Devon yesterday...

Murder Probe As Body Of Boy Found In Devon

PA | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK

Police have begun a murder investigation following the death of a two-year-old boy. Officers were called to a home in Modbury, Devon, this morning ...

Jordan Cobb Missing After Teen Jumped Off Ferry

PA | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

A search is under way after a teenage boy jumped from a ferry into a river. Jordan Cobb, 16, from Plymouth, was spotted jumping from the Torpoint f...

Doctors Cure Heart Condition WIth 'Alcohol Shot'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Doctors gave a man a shot of neat alcohol to the heart - killing off some of his heart muscle - in a daring operation to cure a rare disorder. This...

PHOTO: 'Wayne's World' Stars Spotted On Google Street View

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Now, here's something you don't see every day. It's Wayne and Garth from Wayne's World (and Another Person) strolling down the street in Headland Park...

Cannabis 'Does Not Slow Progression' Of Multiple Sclerosis, Finds Eight-Year Study

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A major study into the effect of cannabis consumption on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has concluded the drug makes no difference to the disease’...

On Yer Bike: Plymouth Named As Most Cycle-Friendly Location

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

Cyclists seeking the UK's most bike-friendly location should plump for Plymouth, according to a survey. The Devon city came top on a range of crite...

'It Looks Weird On The Mantelpiece': Olympic Torches For Sale On Ebay

Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK

Some Olympic Torch bearers are cashing in on their once-in-a-lifetime privilege – by auctioning their golden torches on Ebay. One has received a ...

Olympic Torch Honour For Royal Marine Amputee

PA | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK

A Royal Marine who lost an arm and both legs when he stood on a landmine in Afghanistan described carrying the Olympic Torch today as a "humbling expe...

Students Wage War On Buses Over 'Ageist' Passes

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Mature students at a university have launched a campaign after deeming a bus company "ageist" for saying they are too old for a discounted bus pass. ...

Official Due In Court Charged With Breaking Official Secrets Act

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Politics

A Ministry of Defence official will appear in court on Thursday charged with breaching the Official Secrets Act, Scotland Yard has revealed. Edward...

Outrage After Head Asks Pupils To Wear Slippers At School To Protect Carpet

PA | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A headteacher has asked her pupils to wear slippers at school to prevent the "beautiful" new carpets from being ruined by muddy feet. A letter sent...

10-Year-Old Becomes One Of Youngest To Receive Criminal Record

PA | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolboy has become one of the youngest people in the country to get a criminal record after he admitted causing damage related to a £115,000 arso...