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Suicidal Teen Whose Case Prompted To Judge To Warn Of 'Blood Of Our Hands' Now Has Care

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

A suicidal teen, whose lack of care prompted a High Court judge to condemn the shortage of treatment for mentally unwell children, now has a “safe a...

Rules On Gay Men Donating Blood To Be Relaxed Under Equalities Reform

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.07.2017 | UK

Rules on blood donation by gay men are to be relaxed under equalities reforms announced by the Government. As part of a shake-up announced by educatio...

Here's What You Need To Know About The New Speeding Fines

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK

The introduction of tougher punishments for the most serious speeding offences has been welcomed by motoring groups. Drivers caught at speeds excessiv...

Lord Heseltine Sacked As Government Adviser After Brexit Defiance

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

Conservative former Cabinet minister Lord Heseltine has been sacked as a Government adviser after rebelling over Brexit. The ex-deputy Prime Minister ...

Record Numbers Of Students Are Getting Top Degrees - But Employers Think It's Irrelevant

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Record numbers of students are now leaving university with top degrees, with almost one in four graduates (24%) achieving a first. Nearly three quar...

PA's Most Striking Images Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK

When we reflect on 2014, what images come to mind? Was your favorite image Nigel Farage being egged or when Wenger and Mourinho squared up to each ...

How Appallingly Worded AP Tweet Sparked Fears Of Second MH17 Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

One of the world's most respected news agencies has created chaos and confusion with an appallingly worded tweet that strongly implied the plane carry...

Next Time You Find Yourself Staring at the Night Sky, Remember Those of Us Who Can't Enjoy It

Joe Churcher | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK
Joe Churcher

So why go to the Sahara at all? Simple - to help find a way to halt this infuriating disease in its tracks by raising money for research into finding a cure or at least a treatment to slow its progress. Defying varying degrees of sight loss right up to almost total darkness, a group of us are trying to trek 100km across the Moroccan desert in aid of RP Fighting Blindness.

Continuity IRA Pair Jailed For Murder Of Policeman

PA | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Two dissident republicans convicted for their part in the murder of a policeman in Northern Ireland must serve a minimum of 25 and 14 years in jail. ...

Scores Killed In Yemen As Bomber Targets Military Parade

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

At least 90 soldiers have been killed and dozens more injured after a suicide bomber "dressed as a soldier" attacked a military parade in Yemen. Th...

Commuters Face Rush Hour Delays As Fare Rises Set To Hit

Posted 28.12.2011 | UK

Rail users already facing above-inflation fare rises next week, also had to contend with delays to some rush-hour services as they returned to work af...

More Bad News For News International Over Phone Hacking

Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator at the centre of phone hacking claims, has won his High Court action against News Group Newspapers over his l...

Revealed: Why Police Couldn't Take Control During Summer Riots

Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

Police were forced to use personal mobile phones to organise their response to the summer riots after their multi-billion pound radio system failed, i...

Heading A Football 'Can Lead To Brain Damage'

PA | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Heading a football too often can lead to brain damage, scientists have warned. New research by the Radiological Society of North America found that...

Mild Christmas Weather 'Could Lead To More Drink Drivers'

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Possible mild festive weather could lead to a resurgence of the drink-driver this Christmas, the AA has warned. Severe snow disruption during the p...

Five People Held On Suspicion Of Murder Over Body In Garden

PA | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in a garden, police said. The remains of Stephen Ojerinola,...

Climategate Row Intensifies As Thousands Of Fresh Emails Surface

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Thousands more emails from the university at the centre of the "climategate" row over global warming science two years ago appear to have been posted ...

History 'Should Be Compulsory School Subject Until 16'

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

History should be a compulsory school subject until the age of 16, a leading academic has claimed. Sir David Cannadine, a professor of history at P...

Hugh Grant Suspected Press Of Burglary After Being Caught With Prostitute

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Hugh Grant has suggested that a newspaper may have broken into his flat after he was caught with a prostitute in Hollywood. The About a Boy star sa...

Police Start Digging For Body Of Wealthy Farmer's Wife

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Police have started digging for the body of a woman murdered by her wealthy husband. Officers are searching for the remains of Kate Prout on the fa...

Nigeria Fines British Airways And Virgin Atlantic Millions For 'Unfair Trade Practices'

PA | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

The Nigerian government has fined British Airways $135m (£86m) and Virgin Atlantic $100m (£63m) over what it says are unfair trade practices, an off...

Rebekah Brooks Expecting A Baby - But Who's The Mother?

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband are expecting a baby by a surrogate mother, her spokesman said. The couple...

Fortnum And Mason Protesters Found Guilty

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Ten protesters who occupied Fortnum and Mason during an anti-cuts demonstration earlier this year have been found guilty of aggravated trespass. Th...

British Gas To Cut 850 Jobs

Press Association | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK

British Gas is planning to cut around 850 jobs after reviewing resource levels in its services business, the company has announced. The cuts, revea...

Red Wine 'Could Prevent Breast Cancer Developing Further'

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

An ingredient in red wine can stop breast cancer cells growing and may combat resistant forms of the disease, research suggests. Res...