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Who Do YOU Want To Win 'Big Brother' This Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

We’re now just days away from crowning the latest winner of ‘Big Brother’, and one of the six remaining housemates will be taking home the prize...

P*ss For Pilsner: Roskilde Festival Goers Are Making Beer Out Of Urine

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

Danish festival goers are donating their bodily fluids in order to produce beer. The project dubbed "Piss For Pilsner" is an initiative which could...

Tory Budget To Shake Up Sunday Trading Laws

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne is to allow shops to open longer on Sundays in plans to be unveiled in Wednesday’s budget, the first since the Conservatives returned...

Screaming Diver Films Great White Shark Attacking Her Cage

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

The terrifying moment a ferocious great white shark attacked a cage containing a diver has been caught on camera. Screams of fear can be heard fro...

Wimbledon #HeatWave Has Created Huge Sexism Row

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Tomorrow's Forecast Temperature Is Only 3C Off An All Time Record #Heatwave As Britain is enveloped in the sweaty embrace of a heatwave it ...

JK Rowling Calls Out David Cameron For 'Dictating Editorial Policy'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has expressed unease at David Cameron’s critique of the BBC over the broadcaster’s use of the term ‘Islamic State...

Hipsters, Rejoice! There Soon Could Be A Pub That Only Serves Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We narrow-minded folk who thought a 'pub for tea' was in fact a cafe, are about to be proved wrong as crowdfunding for such an establishment starts to...

Why Are Women NOT Having Smear Tests?

Leonie Eastwood | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Leonie Eastwood

The smear test itself didn't take long and wasn't particularly uncomfortable. Instead of the cold metal pieces of equipment that were used up until recently, my doctor showed me the speculum - a disposable plastic tool used to carry out the test - and urged me to stay relaxed.

'London City Worker Snorts Cocaine' On Packed Tube In Brazen Video

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK

A man reported to be a worker in the City has apparently been recorded on video snorting what he claims to be cocaine while he travels on the Tube wit...

Three-Year-Old's Christening Cake Was 'Completely Innapropriate'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

A mother who ordered a £60 cake to celebrate her three-year-old's christening was left completely unimpressed at the detailed genitalia on the decora...

Have 'The Voice' Bosses Found The Perfect Replacement For Rita Ora?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘The Voice’ bosses are on the hunt for a new judge, following Rita Ora’s decision to join rival show ‘The X Factor’. While ‘X Factor...

Yulin Dog Meat Torture Festival Will Go Ahead Despite Celebrity Pleas

Julia de Cadenet | Posted 19.06.2016 | UK
Julia de Cadenet

Leading campaign group NoToDogMeat have been actively trying to stop the horror of this summer's solstice of greed and barbarism. For a moment it looked like we were about to meet with success as it was hinted that it was to be banned this year. However it has already started.

Boris Defends Telling A Cabbie To 'F**k Off And Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Politics
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London Mayor and MP Boris Johnson has defended his foul-mouthed exchange with a cabbie saying, that he was simply "getting the ball back over the net"...

Boris Tells London Cabbie: 'F*ck Off And Die'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

London Mayor, MP and vaunted future Prime Minister Boris Johnson was involved in a testy exchange with a cabbie last week, telling the driver of a fam...

Ramadan UK Fasting Hours Compiled By East London Mosque

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

A UK-based Islamic charity has released a calendar of fasting hours for Muslims taking part in Ramadan in Britain. Islamic Relief UK issued the ho...

Which Judge Will Triumph In This Year's 'X Factor'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

The auditions haven’t even begun yet, but there’s already speculation over which ‘X Factor’ judge will triumph this year, following confirmati...

'X Factor' Fans React To New Judges Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘X Factor’ fans have taken to Twitter to voice their opinions after the confirmation that Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora will be judges on this year...

You Won't Believe How Much Ant And Dec Earn Each Day

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Ant and Dec have certainly come a long way since their days of earning £100 a day playing PJ and Duncan on ‘Byker Grove’. A very long way in f...

Ireland's Abortion Laws Treat Women Like 'Child-Bearing Vessels'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK

Amnesty International urged Ireland to ease its abortion ban on Tuesday in a damning report that said Europe's most restrictive laws on terminations e...

'It's Their Future Too', Says Hilary Benn, As He Announces Labour's Push For EU Referendum Youth Vote

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Labour is to push for 16 and 17 year olds to be given the right to vote in the EU referendum, saying it is "about their future too". Writing in a b...

Pride Parade (Which Marches For Inclusion) Bans Ukip From Joining Event

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK

Ukip has been banned from taking part in an LGBT parade in London over "safety fears." On Friday, organisers of the pride event, scheduled for late Ju...

30 Years Ago Today, This Happened...

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

Thirty years ago today, a Chicago high-school student threw the most celebrated "sick day" in the western cinematic canon. On June 5th, 1985, Ferr...

The Cover Of Jilly Cooper's Bonkbuster Riders Has Had A Somewhat Prim Makeover...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

The 30th anniversary of Jilly Cooper’s seminal 'bonkbuster' Riders will be celebrated with a glossy reissue. Fans of feverish fornication, fetlo...

'Shocked And Angry' Simon To Launch 'BGT' Investigation Into Winning Act

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Simon Cowell is reportedly launching an investigation after this year’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner Jules and Matisse used a stunt dog as pa...

Down vs Down's: Could an Apostrophe Divide a Community?

Hayley Goleniowska | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Parents
Hayley Goleniowska

I've worked to focus others on person first language. Our daughter is, after all, a little girl who has Down's syndrome. She is not a Down's girl, or a Down's. If I'd got that wrong I would have apologised with my hands in the air.