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The Real Problem With Ed

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

Whenever I see Ed Miliband trying to pretend he's a human, I'm always reminded of a particular scene in Mark Tavener's criminally underrated sitcom Absolute Power in which the oily sultan of spin Charles Prentiss (not so much played by as written for Stephen Fry) is sizing up dowdy Tory shadow minister Joanne Standing (basically a pilot version of The Thick of It's Nicola Murray).

Jeremy Paxman: 'Lion of Journalism'... Or Git?

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

When, in June, Paxman finally hangs up those weary eyebrows and quits Newsnight, he will cap a glittering career. For 25 years, Paxman's main talent has been the ability to ask questions of the foremost inconsequence in the manner of a courtroom drama auditionee.

WATCH: Artist Sketches Women As They See Themselves

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Famous for its use of real women posing confidently, wearing nothing but white underwear and big toothy grins, Dove's 'Real Beauty' campaign has conti...

The Diary of a Frustrated Interview (VIDEO)

Jide Rotilu | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Jide Rotilu

Follow 'Jide Kanni' on his experimental job application process.

Janey Godley's Daughter Ashley Storrie Returns to Comedy and Tells of Lugs, Bear & Gangrel

John Fleming | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Scots comedienne Janey Godley's daughter Ashley Storrie has decided to take up comedy again, after a gap of about 11 years (depending on how you calculate it). Ashley got her first acting part at the age of three as 'the wee girl in the metal tea urn' in the movie Alabama.

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Comedy

According to those doombringing ancient Mayans, 2012 is meant to be the end of the world. According to everyone else, it's going to be the year of the...

WATCH: Virginia Weatherman Predicts The Apocalypse (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Weathermen aren't known for their sense of humour, but Aaron Justus may well be the exception, what with his parody forecast predicting the apocalypse...

WATCH: What If Christopher Nolan's Batman Turned Up To Your Kid's Party?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Batman, to many people, is still Adam West in some Bat-themed pyjamas prancing about with the Boy Wonder. To others, he's Christopher Nolan's inte...

WATCH: How To Stop Your Mates From Bothering You When You're On The Phone

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Meet the guys behind the Dead Kevin sketch group. They are Ahmed Bharoocha, Ryan O'Flanagan and Jack Robichaud. They're just three guys trying to...

WATCH: Who Knew Germans Could Be This Funny?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Now we're not looking to reinforce national stereotypes here, but we don't think we'd be going too far in saying that Germany isn't exactly famed for ...

WATCH: Jean Dujardin Tries To Sell You Cigarettes In His Latest Funny Or Die Skit

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

It may only be 44 seconds long, but Jean Dujardin's second Funny Or Die video is an absolute delight - though it may make you want to light up. Su...

WATCH: Have You Seen Who Keeps Stealing This Man's Food?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you just hate it when one of your housemates nicks your food? You innocently leave some biscuits out in the lounge, and in the morning, they're ...