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Sky News Presenter Investigated For 'F***' Moment Despite ONE Complaint

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

Sky News business presenter Ian King’s use of the word “fuck” during a live TV interview is being investigated by Ofcom, despite the mishap only...

One Hundred Days In, Unbridled Conservatism Is Already a Different Beast to Coalition

Sophy Ridge | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Politics
Sophy Ridge

One hundred days of unbridled Conservatism is already a different beast to Coalition, with legislation like the European Union Referendum Bill and the Scotland Bill to prove it. But there's one policy that is giving me a sense of deja-vu - and it's hugely significant to millions of people.

Abby Tomlinson Is Being Trolled Just For Being Young And Having A Political Opinion

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Politics

Abby Tomlinson, the Labour activist credited with creating the hashtag cult #Milifandom during the general election campaign, is being mercilessly tro...

Without Doubt, The Greatest (And Most Magical) Videobomb Of All Time

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Comedy

UPDATE: Ashish Joshi was in on the stunt and it never went live which is a shame because it would have been brilliant... We’d like to clarify tha...

9 Completely WTF Kay Burley Interviews

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

As one the country's most fearless and hard-hitting journalists, Kay Burley is certainly no stranger to controversy. An interview on Wednesday went...

Owen Jones And Owen Bennett Just Served Up The 'Media Bitch-Fight Of The Week'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

The battle of Owen-Me-Owen-You (Aha) didn't disappoint on Wednesday afternoon as Sky News viewers were treated to what Guido Fawkes quickly called the...

Hunting the World's Most Wanted People Smuggler

Alex Crawford | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK
Alex Crawford

There is no rule of law and much of the state infrastructure is crumbling with government employees complaining about not being paid. And it's here in Tripoli where the Italian investigators traced Ghermay to, where they believe he's living and from where he manages his multi-national human trafficking business. And it's here he will carry on operating, safe in the knowledge he can't and won't be caught - no matter the protestations and political pledges to crack down on the gangs and the networks. Because Libya is anarchic and that means the smugglers can operate with impunity.

Kay Burley's Water Cannon Question Brings Boris Interview To An Abrupt End

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson was left red-faced today after Theresa May poured cold water on his plans to allow the use of water cannon. Boris on his redundant wa...

Kay Burley Relives Twitterstorm Over THAT Alton Towers Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.07.2015 | UK

Sky News journalist Kay Burley has said she has "skin like a rhino" but is "actually very shy", while speaking for the first time about the Alton Towe...

Narco State: Inside Mexico's Drug Cartels

Stuart Ramsay | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK
Stuart Ramsay

The Mexican authorities and the United States drug enforcement agencies are struggling to even remotely control the trafficking of drugs across Mexico's borders. Like a multinational company it is driven by the market. For now the demand is high. So the supply keeps coming...

Remembering 7 July 2005 From the Sky News Basement

David Spencer | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK
David Spencer

For all journalists these type of events will occur a number of times during a career. Some make their name from how they report or handle them. Most, like me, just do a job and move on. Hearing the stories of that day ten years ago reminds me that for many 'moving on' is not really an option.​

42,000 People Now Want Kay Burley Sacked

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Kay Burley Has Been Cleared By Ofcom Over THAT Alton Towers Interview The petition calling for Kay Burley to be sacked over the interview w...

Lots Of People Think Kay Burley Is Only Getting Slammed Because She's A Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Kay Burley Has Been Cleared By Ofcom Over THAT Alton Towers Interview As thousands of people sign a petition urging Sky News to sack Kay Bu...

Petition To Sack Kay Burley Over Alton Towers Interview Has Topped 33,000

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Kay Burley Has Been Cleared By Ofcom Over THAT Alton Towers Interview A petition urging Sky News to sack Kay Burley following a cringe-indu...

This Toe-Curling Kay Burley Interview Has Prompted Over 1,400 Complaints

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Kay Burley Has Been Cleared By Ofcom Over THAT Alton Towers Interview More than 1,100 complaints have been made over Kay Burley’s intervi...

Politics Isn't for the Faint-hearted or Thin-skinned

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Politics
Samantha Simmonds

All the candidates - whatever their odds of winning - had dedicated huge amounts of personal time and energy to fight for what they believed in. I couldn't help but feel for all of them as I saw the night wear on and their emotions writ large on their faces.

Gone in 60 Seconds: That's All It Takes for My Children to Turn Me From Sane Mild-Mannered Woman to Screaming Harridan

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Samantha Simmonds

The six-year-old started screaming. I turned round to see blood and saliva flying towards me and all over his face. I started yelling in shock and shouted to the four-year-old "what have you done?" What he had done was knock one of his brother's teeth out!

We Need a Level-Headed Conversation About Muslim 'Others'

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Poll after poll provides us with a consistent picture of Muslim loyalty to Britain, yet too many still seem to see the glass 'half full' when it comes to Muslims.

Paxo Pulls Out His Back Catalogue Of Clown-Faced Astonishment

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Paxman has built a career on a remarkable ability to pull a pantomime grimace of disbelief. And every single mask in his arsenal was given an a...

Phew. Pre-Election TV Debates Are - Finally - Sorted Out

PA | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Ed Miliband will face off alongside other party leaders in a single televised general election debate, it has been announced. Bro...

Sky News Reporter 'Devastated' By Death Of McCann 'Troll' He Doorstepped

PA | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

A journalist has spoken of his devastation at the death of a Twitter "troll" who took her own life after featuring in a television news report. An ...

Britain's Problem With Islam

Oliver Carter-Esdale | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Carter-Esdale

Modern Britain has a problem with Islam. This may not come as much of a surprise to some readers. For many in Britain, Islam is considered an isolating force, and its followers are somehow externalised from British identity, regardless of their birthplace or what passport they hold...

Sol Campbell Gives Coy Response On Whether He Wants To Be A Politician

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Sport

Ex-England footballer Sol Campbell has indicated he is still considering a political career - and failed to rule out seeking to be the Conservative ca...

How to Get Out of a Hole in a Live TV Interview

Tom Maddocks | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Maddocks

If you are the one in the spotlight, whatever the topic, don't just be reactive - think hard about what you really want to get across, and do your best to anticipate any awkward questions, so you are not caught on the hop.

Chuka Umunna Did the Right Thing by Walking Out on Sky News

Paul Blanchard | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

Yesterday was a bad day for Sky News. But I've no doubt they will consider it a triumph - and I find that incredibly worrying.