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BBC Newsreader Takes The P*ss Out Of Dog Surfing Event He's Forced To Talk About

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK

BBC newsreader Simon McCoy stunned viewers on Monday with a masterclass in British sarcasm after being forced to report events at a dog surfing compet...

Teenage Boy Leaves Plane By Throwing Open Emergency Door And Sliding Down Wing

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

A teenage boy unexpectedly exited a plane by opening an emergency door after landing and sliding down the wing. Shocked passengers watched as he then ...

LA To San Fran: How To Turn Your PCH Drive Into The Ultimate Road Trip

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

But, with some planning, it can be turned into a whole holiday on its own. Weave in hikes, lazing on the beach, wine tasting and sampling local cuisine, and you'll experience some of the best California has to offer.

Scientists Could Develop A Treatment For Baldness After Stumbling On What Causes It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists may have accidentally discovered what causes baldness in a breakthrough that could eventually lead to a treatment. The researchers from Uni...

PrEP: The Right Thing To Do And A Reminder Of Just How Wrong We Were

Stewart McDonald | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Politics
Stewart McDonald

Whilst we in Scotland will celebrate our success and progress, know that we stand with our neighbours in England and will offer our full support until we get the result that is so badly needed. And when we succeed - and we will succeed - we must continue our fight right around the world.

The Alternative California Road Trip Guide: Where To Stay And What To Do

Selene Nelson | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

As far as road trips go, there's only one contender for most famous. California's Pacific Highway has been the stuff of road trip legends for decades, conjuring up images of old American cars, gorgeous sunny beaches and long, golden days. But that's only one side of it.

Why This Summer Is The Perfect Time To Visit The Bay Area And Santa Cruz

Lynn Houghton | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

Santa Cruz has a thriving art scene which was impacted by the literature, music and fashion coming out of San Francisco and the Bay Area. This iconic California beach town will be celebrating the 50-year anniversary with exhibitions and more.

Four Of The Most Valuable Lessons I Learned While Building A Business

James Connelly | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK
James Connelly

From an early age, I knew I'd have my own business. I just wasn't sure what it would be. Traditional schooling wasn't for me. At the time, I just couldn't see the value in learning things that had no place in the real world. The area of a trapezoid? Ask the architect, not me.

An Insider's Guide To San Francisco

By Hugh Wilson | Jackie Gallego | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There’s lots to do in San Francisco, the Californian city that might just boast more iconic urban landmarks per square mile than any city on earth. ...

California Is the Home of Pet Tech

Marie Carter | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Tech
Marie Carter

The market for technology for our pets, or 'pet tech', including wearables such as activity trackers, is one of the last hi-tech frontiers set to be conquered. The charge is coming not from the UK, but from California.

'Brutal' Murder Of Briton Paul Tam Caught On CCTV

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.03.2016 | UK

Police in San Francisco have released footage of the "brutal" murder of a 44-year-old Briton assaulted in a street robbery. Paul Tam was walking with ...

Things You Would Never Imagine About Living in San Francisco

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Saadia R. Chevel

In my experience, there are some aspects of San Francisco which are hard to absorb but perhaps this is what renders the city as unconventional, mysterious and vibrant beyond belief. There is never a dull moment: whether you are strolling the streets, riding the trains or exploring the parks.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cocktails

Colin McQuistan | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

On a recent trip to San Francisco I had the pleasure of visiting a most intriguing cocktail bar run by a Mr Timothy Snookey, a veteran of the City's bar scene. Tim now runs the excellently styled Stookey's Club Moderne in the center of town and before I drank myself into a coma one evening I suggested he might want to fill me in about all this cocktail business, old-school style.

San Francisco Witnessed Something Pretty Special As The Sun Went Down

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

A photographer has managed to capture a stunning example of the 'Green Flash' phenomenon that takes place just before the sun sets over the horizon. ...

Mysterious 'Zombie' Baseball Bats Are Appearing All Over One City

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

Investigators are stumped as to why baseball bats embedded with nails are appearing around a city. At least 27 bats have appeared chained to posts ...

Airbnb's Snarky Poster Campaign About Paying Tax Has Backfired Spectacularly

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

San Francisco's population are about to vote on a piece of legislation that would dramatically undermine Airbnb's ability to operate in the city. K...

I Couchsurfed and Survived... And You Should, Too

Carolina Are | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carolina Are

What brings a supposedly sane person to embark upon what most people would describe as a suicide journey? A year ago, I took off on a mission: surviving - and most of all enjoying - my first-ever Couchsurfing trip across the United States of America.

Dreamforce '15 - Glastonbury for Geeks, San Francisco

Jackie Kemp | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Tech
Jackie Kemp

From several blocks away, the sidewalks were crowded with people dangling conference passes round their necks, long lines snaking out of central San Francisco's many independent salad bars and coffee shops with names like "Proper Food" and "Whole Cakes".

BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

BarChick | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Love it, hate it, or don't give a sh*t about it. Here is our weird and wonderful guide of how to, and how not to do Burning Man, brought to you by BarChick's most dedicated Burning Man friends, fans and family.

San Francisco Could Be Struck By A Major Earthquake 'Any Day Now'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

San Francisco’s Bay Area could be hit by a major earthquake “any day now”, a scientist with the US Geological Survey has warned. Research ge...

San Francisco: Does The City Still Have Soul?

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

While I doing some research prior to my holiday in San Francisco, I stumbled across an article in the Guardian, which argued the city was losing its soul. I decided to visit with an open mind, and attempt to discover whether "the tide is going out" or if the hilly city still has its pizzazz.

Who Owns Yoga? - The Feature Film Support Our Kickstarter Campaign

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Yoga is everywhere these days. It's fair to say it's become well and truly mainstream. In most Western cities yoga studios are as ubiquitous as fast-food joints or liquor stores. 20 million Americans say they practice yoga. So, what exactly is happening here? How can we explain the meteoric rise of yoga?

Smartphones Are Winning The Battle Against Thieves

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

Smartphone thefts in London have halved according to official figures released by London Mayor Boris Johnson's office. The figures were released as...

What Is This Mystery Goo That Has Killed 200 Birds?

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK

Tests are being carried out on dead seabirds found coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like dirty rubber cement. About 200 dea...

Walking Down The Political Line with Keith Haring

Milena Kotseva | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

Keith Haring is a figure that hardly needs an introduction. Eye-catching recognisable style, murals, sculptures, drawings in public spaces - all this intense artistic presence settled firmly into the public consciousness in the early and mid 80s, turning Haring into one of the most celebrated and popularised artists we know.