Plymouth Audience Member Gets Kicked Off BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

In what appears to be a Question Time first, an audience member was kicked off the programme by presenter David Dimbleby for repeated heckling of gues...

1,500 Postal Votes Go Missing In Crucial Tory Marginal Seats

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

More than 1,500 postal votes have gone missing in Plymouth, which includes the most marginal seat in the region. The Tories held Plymouth Sutton and D...

Here Are All The Times Theresa May Has Fallen Foul Of Local Newspapers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK

She’s been accused of simply parroting stock phrases such as “strong and stable” during this election campaign - and Theresa May’s latest brus...

Plymouth University's Students' Union Were Wrong To Ban The Sun, The Express, And The Mail - Here's Why

Danny Angove | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Danny Angove

No matter how much you despise them, the fact remains that the Daily Mail and The Sun are the most widely-circulated newspapers in the country. By banning them from being sold in the campus shop, the Students' Union have shielded their students from the views of a large chunk of this country's population, and have shied away from encouraging the sort of open and well-informed debate that should be at the heart of any university.

Royal Ramblings: The Plymouth Wrestling Association (PWA)

Danny Stone | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Traditionally the West Country and specifically Plymouth wouldn't be the first place that came to mind when thinking about wrestling. London sure, Glasgow - well who hasn't heard of ICW? Maybe Preston in the North or IPW in Kent but Plymouth?

Eighteen Injured After Two Trains Collide At Plymouth Railway Station

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.04.2016 | UK

Eighteen people have been injured after two trains collided at Plymouth railway station, the ambulance service has said. Emergency services were calle...

My Mate Lee: An M.E Sufferers Account of Social Injustice.

Luke Chandley | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK
Luke Chandley

I've got a mate. He's called Lee. Lee, like some other people in the world, lives in Plymouth. Lee, also like some other people in the world, has an i...

Johnny Mercer: We need to 'grow up' over Iraq and my Dove advert was gippingly embarrassing

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Politics

Johnny Mercer The 2015 General Election saw 176 MPs elected to the Commons for the very first time. In a series of exclusive interviews, The Hu...

Meet The 'Tesco Terrorist', Plymouth Man Marty Stephens

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

A Plymouth man has been the dubbed the "Tesco Terrorist" after using Facebook to help recruit a "posse" to sort out the migrant problems in Calais. ...

Man Killed In 'Knife And Axe Attack'

PA | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

One man is dead and several people have been injured following an alleged knife and axe attack, police said. Officers were called to a "major distu...

Fourth Portsmouth Jihadist Killed In Syria 'Wanted To Come Home'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK

A fourth jihadist fighter from the same British city has been killed in Syria, with his family telling media that he had wanted to come home but was s...

Dear Fresher, Enclosed is Some Advice, Love From the Students of Plymouth University

Madison Taylor | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

Fresher's week, starting university and leaving all your home comforts behind is all that applicant students will be thinking about this summer. Whilst there is a lot of excited adrenaline coursing through veins, there will also be a lot of trepidation and nervousness.

Freshers Expectations vs. Student Reality

Madison Taylor | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

Despite it being the summer, Freshers and the beginning of term will be upon us before we know it. There will be thousands of fresh-faced, nervous 18 year olds in the pool of trepidation which is first year. They will currently be dreaming of freedom and what university life in Plymouth (of all places) will be like.

Campus Style: Plymouth University

Gabriella Thomas | Posted 11.06.2014 | 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 11.06.2014 | 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...