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The Sounds of Our Shores: Quack, Sniffle and Plop

Gwen Potter | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Gwen Potter

For many of us, the hooting, hollering and howling we hear on Britain's coast are a key part our childhood experiences. The British Library, National Trust for Scotland and National Trust's Sounds of our Shores project brings us closer to our coast, and the wildlife and people that help to shape it.

The Amalfi Coast on an Italian Shoestring

Kadie Regan | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kadie Regan

Situated almost exactly where the shoelaces would be on the boot of Italy, which is how I described its location to almost everyone who asked and received instant recognition, the Amalfi Coast is made up of several towns spanning an unfathomably picturesque coastline, easily one of the most beautiful in the world, as a quick Google will confirm.

Men Feared Dead In Brighton Sea After 'One Tried To Rescue The Other'

Press Association | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK

Two men in their 20s who are missing at sea feared dead are believed to have got into difficulty after one tried to rescue the other. The search fo...

Off the Grid on Wasini Island, Kenya

Eleanor Ross | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Ross

My tuk tuk was definitely not built for a two hour journey along a dirt track. It lurched from pothole to pothole spending most of the trip mid-air, jumping around the road to avoid dead animals and small children.

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

The Day I Got My Kit Off for a Pop Video

Hugh Carswell | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hugh Carswell

When we came to think about making the video for the single 'Take Hold', which is all about that incredible feeling of liberation, I wanted to try to capture a bit of that spirit - and the idea was born that we should feature some swimming, in particular, some underwater swimming.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Go Back In The Water...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

A fisherman known as Mark the Shark made a monster catch this weekend – in the form of this whopping hookskate. Captain Mark Quartiano hauled th...

UN Climate Change Summit Framed By Landmark IPCC Study

Julian Hunt | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

The annual UN Annual Climate Change Summit began in Poland on November 11th and continues until the 22nd. This major international conference is a key stepping stone towards the goal of securing by end-2015 a comprehensive global climate change treaty to take effect from 2020 onward.

Homemade Salt Flavoured With Seaweed

Fi Bird | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

The condiment salt is referenced throughout the Old Testament, not only as an essential preservative but for its useful flavourings in food (Job 6:6). In Genesis 19, Lot's wife is turned into a pillar of salt for disobeying the angel's warning and looking back to Sodom as they fled to Zoar.

Sea Lettuce Ice-cream

Fi Bird | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

Foraging the sea lettuce for this ice-cream was hard work. The weather was inclement but this rarely deters your hardened forager.

Seeing the Light: Ten of the World's Most Beautiful Lighthouses

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Lighthouses are grand towers that are testament to man's long relationship with the sea and make some fabulous tourist attractions. Some historic lighthouses have even been turned into hotels. From the coast of New England to rugged shores of Australia, you'll find these beautiful guiding lights in every shape, size and colour.

Sea Search For Missing 14-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK

A major search continued today for a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen "in difficulty" in the sea. Officers were called at 3.45pm yesterda...

Local Music Talent Coming To The City Of Southampton

Paige Hiley | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Paige Hiley

There is always that moment when you listen to a band and you can't think for the life of you what their name is.... Ohhh, it's um... Ahh, I know this?!?! Well for these lucky bands, hopefully after this article and after you take a listen, you'll know their names due to the pure talent that they dish out.

BBC Weather Twitter Account Hacked By Pro-Assad Group

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

BBC Weather's Twitter account has been hacked by group claiming to be the pro-government Syrian Electronic Army. The rogue tweets began at 1pm on ...

LOOK: Gigantic Waves Surge Over Seaham Harbour In Durham

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Monster waves battered Seaham harbour in Durham on Wednesday in dramatic pictures that anticipate the freezing and icy conditions Britons are set to w...

Warming Atlantic Ocean 'Causing Wet Summers'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

A recent run of wet summers in the UK could be caused by substantial warming of the North Atlantic Ocean, according to a new scientific study. A sh...

The Slacker's Guide To Sunning It

Hannah Moff | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Moff

The sun always comes as a shock to us Brits, so it's wise to prep it as much as possible before you go away. This is the slackers guide to sunning it.

WATCH: The Ultimate Collection of Sand-Eating Faceplants

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Watching fail compilations is a tricky business. Not as tricky as somersaulting off a pier, sure, but tricky nonetheless - and yet this 'Sandplant sup...

(PICTURES) World Oceans Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The most beautiful locations in the world rely on the azure backdrop of a deep blue ocean. That's why on World Oceans Day thousands of people acro...

Hero Who Died Trying To Rescue Young Girl Named

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

A man who drowned while trying to rescue a young girl as she was being swept out to sea has been named by police. Bulgarian national Plamen Petkov,...

Man, 25, Drowns After Rescuing Two Children From Sea

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

A man has died trying to rescue two children from the sea on the Sussex coastline. The 25-year-old drowned after jumping in to save two children wh...

Did an Ancient Curse Sink the Titanic - A Century Later Some People Still Think So

Endeavour Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Endeavour Press

My favourite concerns the presence of a mysterious mummy aboard the ship that was said to have cursed the White Star liner before it left Southampton. Crazy? Perhaps, but at the time the story was written up in respectable papers such as The Washington Post and The New York Times.

Powering Sustainable Innovation - The Cat and Mouse in a Burning House

Phil Pauley | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK
Phil Pauley

It's ironic and symbolic of our times that an area of the world now appallingly wealthy thanks to being stocked to the eyeballs with oil is now under threat from the unsustainable impact of its trade in the black gold.

WATCH: Surfer Survives Shark Attack After Paddling To Shore Covered In Blood

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

A surfer managed to paddle back to shore covered in blood after a shark attack at North Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Australia. The 28-year-old su...

WATCH: Turtles Give Each Other Underwater High Five

Huffington Post UK | Simon Crisp | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

Last week we discovered beluga whales say hello by waving and blowing bubbles. Now it's the turn of sea turtles to show us their underwater greeting. ...