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High Court Rules On 13-Year-Old's Abortion Decision

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK

A High Court judge has ruled that a 13-year-old girl is capable of making her own decisions about whether or not to terminate a pregnancy. Health auth...

C4 Blasted Over Show Featuring Strangers Marrying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Channel 4 has come under fire for making a mockery out of marriage with a new show that will see complete strangers meeting and immediately walking do...

Use Your Head, Roy: A Case for Andy Carroll

Kain Watson | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Sport
Kain Watson

Andy Carroll's reputation has suffered since Euro 2012 because of his scarcely-mentioned £35m transfer to Liverpool. He will be forever labelled as an 'expensive flop' and be ridiculed by part-time football fans for a cheap laugh because he couldn't justify a ludicrous price tag that he never set himself.

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Tube Crush: Is Perving Over Pictures Of Men On The Tube Objectifying Them?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tube Crush - the site where people post pictures of 'cute' men on the London Underground - has been around for a while, but has come under scrutiny fo...

VOTE: Are We Living In A More Sexist Society?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tonight's documentary 'Blurred Lines: New Battle of the Sexes' on BBC2 sees Kirsty Wark asking whether there is a new culture whereby some men think t...

Would You Let Your Surgeon Wear 'Goggle Glass'? Tough. They're Doing It Anyway.

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Tech

Surgeons have become the first in the UK to use Google Glass in the operating theatre, according to a hospital. The voice-activated glasses, which ...

Pie-Gate: Petition Calls To Make It A Crime To Pass Off Casseroles With Pastry Lids As Pies

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Comedy

A petition demanding the criminal prosecution of people wrongly describing casseroles with pastry lids as pies is gathering pace. The online docum...

Don't Wash Your Hands After Using The Bogs? Your Days Are Numbered

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The world is divided into two types of people: the ones who wash their hands after going to the loo and the others, who don't, indicating they were cl...

Jeremy Clarkson Faces Ofcom Probe For Racism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson is facing further trouble with reports that communications watchdog Ofcom is launching an investigation into whether a "light-hearted"...

'I Wanted To Show It Wasn't Scary': Activist Films Her Abortion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

A 25-year-old abortion counsellor has released footage of her own procedure being carried out to show women “there is such a thing as a positive abo...

Would You Have Sex With A Robot... If It Stole Your Job?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

A new poll has revealed a third of Britons fear the rise of robots. But others find them unusually sexy. One in six of those asked said they would ...

Do Everton Want To Lose To City?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Sport

If this season has felt like the mid-80s, what with the Merseyside sides' resurgence, it is appropriate Everton have flirted with Champions League, or...

Tories Accused Of Exploiting Ann Maguire's Death

PA | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics

Angry Liberal Democrats have accused Tories of seeking to exploit the death of a teacher for political gain after leaked letters revealed that Nick Cl...

Should Hodgson Select Wilshere In His World Cup Squad?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Sport

Jack Wilshere has not played in nearly two months since he broke his foot playing for England against Denmark, and there are growing doubts he could m...

Cannabis Legalisation In The UK: Campaigners Welcome Tory Demands For Change In Law

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

David Cameron has been urged by Tory modernisers to abandon Britain’s “futile” war against drugs and make partial legalisation a key pledge in n...

Water Companies Want To Charge You More For Doing Their Job

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Politics

Proposals by water companies to increase bills as an "incentive" to beat their service targets have been branded "ridiculous" by MPs. Under new rul...

Blair Says Forget The People Of Ukraine, Let's Side With Putin And Fight Radical Islam

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

Tony Blair will urge the West today to reach out to Vladimir Putin in the fight against radical Islam, despite the Russian president's militant stance...

Record Number Of Brits Happy With Chancellor Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has bounced back from the days when he was booed at the Olympic Stadium as his popularity as chancellor has reached a record high. ...

Who Will Be The Next United Manager?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Sport

David Moyes will be sacked as Manchester United manager before the end of the week, but speculation over the Scot's successor began months ago. Dav...

Think Wine Is Healthier Than Beer? You're Wrong

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Would you rather have a glass of Chardonnay or a pint of Guinness? According to a new study, most of us wrongly believe wine is healthier than bee...

Miliband 'Must Go Further And Faster' For Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has been urged by a senior Labour party figure to go "further and faster" to woo business in order to ensure Labour win the next election....

Mums: Do You Feel Under Pressure To Lose Weight After Pregnancy?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although a recent poll revealing 80% of mums feel pressure to lose weight after giving birth is quite tiny - 500 people - we suspect it may be indicat...

Are These Models From Yves Saint Laurent Too Thin?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For all the progress we are making with diversification of body images, there are still fashion shoots featuring impossibly thin models promoting a lo...

How to Solve a Problem Like Maria

Jake Hurfurt | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jake Hurfurt

Less than a quarter of Britons trust MPs. This worrying fact was published in an IPSOS/Mori poll in December 2013. If you polled the same people today, that figure would be below a fifth, thanks to the renewed scandal Maria Miller has brought to the Commons.

Ladies, Let's Do Lunch: Backlash Begins Against Women Who Eat On Tubes Facebook Group

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

So, it turns out surreptitiously photographing women eating on the London Underground is something of a misunderstood art, one might say. The Faceb...