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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 04.03.2015 | 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 11.02.2015 | 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.

Ofcom Busts the Big Broadband Myth

Dave Page | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech
Dave Page

If your browsing speed online is slow, what can you as a consumer do about it? You can buy yourself a faster broadband package to make it better, right? Wrong! Ofcom has officially debunked that myth...

Why I Owe It All to John Craven

Stuart Thomson | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Politics
Stuart Thomson

It was critical in providing not only an interest in current affairs and politics but also a confidence. I was fortunate that we also talked about politics at home. But without a different source of information that Newsround provided, I would not have been able to engage properly in a discussion and, very occasionally, disagree or put an alternative point of view forward.

On the Trail of Mexico's Drugs Gangs - Talking to the Hitmen, Vigilantes and Victims

Stuart Ramsay | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK
Stuart Ramsay

Vigilantes fighting Mexico's drugs cartels are operating an unofficial, illegal jail where they have locked up gang members for "crimes" including murder. The discovery of the jail, high in the Sierra Madre mountains, provides new evidence of how far the government's complicity with the cartels and its failure to stop the violence has driven people to take the law into their own hands. ..

Sky News Presenter Makes Incredible Recovery After Autocue Fail Outburst

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Politics

Yesterday's Autumn Statement was a big day for business reporters, not least Sky News' Ian King. So imagine the panic he must have felt when he realis...

World Savings Day: 2.5bn People Have No Access to Formal Financial Services - Are They Missing Much?

Samantha Washington | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK
Samantha Washington

Financial enfranchisement and saving is the most effective way to reduce the number living in poverty. For those living on less than $2 a day, which is less than my daily coffee, there are now grass roots programmes in place to create a savings culture.

This Minister Just Ramped Up Tory Anti-Immigration Rhetoric

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Politics

A Cabinet minister has ramped up Tory rhetoric on immigration by warning that British communities are being "swamped" by incomers from the EU. Defe...

Jessica Elgot

McCann 'Troll' Brenda Leyland Might Not Have Been A Troll At All... | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Sky Reporter Martin Brunt's Doorstep Of Brenda Leyland Fuels Heated Trolling Debate Asked to describe your typical internet 'troll', few ...

Sky News Pilloried On Twitter Following Death Of Brenda Leyland

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Katie Hopkins Sets Off Firestorm With 'How Many More Must Die?' Tweet Aimed At McCanns The death of Brenda Leyland, the 63-year-old 'troll'...

We're Loving The Sky News Scottish Referendum Megamix

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Nice work, Sky News. From Alex Salmond 'singing' Queen's 'I Want To Break Free' to David Cameron 'singing' Taylor Swift's 'We Are Never Ever Getting B...

Pictures Show How Far This Sky Reporter Went To Get Prized Interview..

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

Ashya King's father has learned how far reporters will go to get people to talk to them. Brett and Naghmeh King gave a press conference in Seville ...

Giving Young People a Political Voice

Anushka Asthana | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Politics
Anushka Asthana

The fact that just 44% people under 25 voted in 2010, compared to 61% overall, is part of why those same voices were not the focus of this year's Coalition budget. Pointing that out is not to say that voting is the only way to have a political voice. For young people social media is becoming an increasingly important tool. Yet those that get the biggest response - from the middle class parents to countryside campaigners to pensioners and so on - make both these efforts. At a time when so many issues, from the cost of housing to university tuition fees to unemployment, impact heavily on Britain's youth there is an urgency to tackle this trend.

Sky Reporter Who Rifled Through MH17 Victim's Suitcase Has Fresh Headache

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

Sky News is being investigated by communications watchdog Ofcom after more than 200 people complained about one of its reporters rifling through a vic...

Julian Assange Says He Will Leave Embassy 'Soon'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Julian Assange has said he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon", after reportedly falling ill in his two years hiding there to avoid arrest and ex...

Colin Brazier's Emotional Explanation For MH17 Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

Sky News reporter Colin Brazier has spoken of his "error of judgment" after he was filmed rifling through the luggage of a flight MH17 victim live on ...

The Brother Of An MH17 Victim Has Some Very Damning Words For Sky's Colin Brazier...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Sky News has been slammed by the family of one of the MH17 victims after reporter Colin Brazier was apparently filmed rifling through the belongings o...

Sky News Reporter Rifles Through Luggage Of MH17 Victim

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The Brother Of An MH17 Victim Has Some Very Damning Words For Sky's Colin Brazier... Sky News has been forced to apologise after one of its...

Sky's Adam Boulton Swallows A Fly Live On Air

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Altogether now: "There was an old-ish man/Who swallowed a fly I don't know why/He swallowed a fly Perhaps he'll die? Live on air. But hopefu...

Money for Nothing, and Your Tweets for Free

Sean Craddock | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Craddock

Saturday saw London as the first place in the UK to be the target of Californian millionaire Jason Buzi and his envelopes of 'Hidden Cash'. This Twitter-led treasure hunt went from a couple of tweets being shared from his account @hiddencash, to a full-blown media frenzy with the man himself appearing on Sky News with secret clues as to the money's whereabouts.