Hany: A Young Syrian's Dreams, Interrupted

Melissa Fleming | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK
Melissa Fleming

"If I am not a student, I am nothing." Hany's home is a wooden frame and plastic sheets. Thick carpets line the floor and long cushions serve as sofas. A wood stove offers warmth. A TV connected to satellite brings news from Syria.

Third Of Students Don't Drink As They Ditch Socialising For Studying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students are socialising less and studying more, with a third abstaining from alcohol in order to save money in the face of £40,000 worth of debts, a...

#WithSyria: Banksy Recreates Balloon Girl Image To Mark Third Year Of Conflict (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

British graffiti artist Banksy has recreated his iconic balloon girl artwork to mark the third year of the Syrian conflict. The image first appear...

Fashion Week Recap: Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 Beauty Trends | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From New York to Paris, via London and Milan, Fashion Week has been making its path for the past four weeks, and as designers presented beautiful collections full of covetable pieces, new style directions appeared on the horizon for Fall/Winter 2014-2015.

'It Was A F**king Cucumber, Am I Getting Jail For This?': Man Sentenced For Attempting To Rob Ladbrokes With Vegetable

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

A 28-year-old man has been jailed for attempting to rob a bookmakers whilst armed with a cucumber. Gary Rough brandished the salad vegetable – c...

'Minges': Just Another Word We Want To See More Of On Countdown

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

File this under puerile things to snigger at: A recent Countdown contestant came up with the word “minges” during the afternoon show. Elli Han...

WATCH: What Happens To The Body When You Poo?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's a fact - everybody poos. But is it something we take for granted? Instead of flicking through the latest magazine or newspaper while sat on th...

The #NYFW Instagram Diary of an Editor That Never Quite Made It to Instagram

Serena Guen | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Serena Guen

Fashion Week is getting faster. Shows that are not livestreamed, are immediately shared with the world via social media. However, those who are lucky enough to sit in the front row have to be slightly discerning as to what they upload; while hundreds of photos are uploaded over Fashion Month, there are many of those that don't quite make the cut.

Is This The Creepiest Photo Of George Osborne Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne unveiled a sinister new poster. With very creepy eyes. The Chancellor stood in front of the poster to give an interview with the eye...

Men: How To Boost Your Sex Drive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Extracts from Patrick Holford's new book Good Medicine: Some men suffer from a reduced sex drive but no sexual dysfunction. Others find it increas...

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Had he lived, Thursday would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle-aged man, but there...

Sports Illustrated 2014 Swimsuit Cover Revealed (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Sport

This 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has finally been revealed, with three lovely ladies adorning the front cover. Billed as the "the happie...

Nasa Developing 'Star Trek' Healing Device

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Tech

Every once in a while something comes along that makes you feel like we're living in the future - this is no exception. Nasa is developing technolo...

Robbery Suspect Accidentally Fires Gun Into Own Testicles

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

A robbery suspect who accidentally shot himself in the testicles has been arrested. Joseph Johnson was charged with robbery, assault and felon in ...

A Doctor Was Attacked By A Shark. What He Did Next Was Totally Badass

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Doctor James Grant has single-handedly redefined the word ‘badass’. The 24-year-old was bitten on the leg by a shark as he fished with friends...

3D-Scanned Crime Scenes Are Now A Thing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech

Documenting a crime scene is pretty crucial if you want to secure a conviction but you have to be quick, precise and get it back open to the public in...

Oily Fish 'Can Increase Brain Size And Help Prevent Memory Loss'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating more oily fish can increase brain size in later life and may help prevent age-related mental decline, a study has found. People with higher ...

WATCH: Ever Fought Off A Killer Shark With A Flimsy Budgie Cage? This Guy Has

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

A flimsy budgie cage was all that stood between this Australian daredevil and an agitated tiger shark after a stunt very nearly turned deadly. Sh...

WaTCH: 10 Tips To Stop Overeating

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us will have spent Christmas sat in front of the television scoffing chocolates, mince pies and turkey sandwiches. And - as we all know wh...

People Keep Hiding Guns In Their Vaginas

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The Smoking Gun reveals McCarthy is the ex-wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Cormac McCarthy, author of The Road and No Country For Old ...

PHOTOS: London Traffic Sign Artbomber Uses Stickmen to Question Government

Christina Kenny | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Kenny

If you've visited the City, Southbank or Southwark in the last couple of months, the odds are you've passed by - or under - Clet's work. The Florence-based French artist has doctored a number of traffic signs in the capital by adding a serious of mischievous figures...

Is An App-Controlled Vibrator The Key To Long-Distance Relationships?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your long-distance relationship is starting to go sour and you've all but forgotten what your partner looks like in the buff, fear not! Technol...

Ten Hot Honeymoon Destinations for 2014

Jane Anderson | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

One place that is inescapable in 2014 is Brazil. It will be beamed round the world when the World Cup kicks off on June 12. It's a country that has been growing in popularity with the type of couple looking for an experiential honeymoon that combines adventure and relaxation. South and Central America continue to capture the imagination with emerging destinations such as Nicaragua.

Christmas Party Essentials: The Vogue Paris Guide | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The festive period is upon us, and with it comes a wealth of parties and events, requiring sharp dressing and glamorous looks. From dinner with friends, to work drinks and the all-important Christmas day outfit...

Workers More Likely To Drink Alcohol Than Those Who Are Unemployed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Workers are much more likely to drink than those who are unemployed, according to new figures. UK data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS...