'Show Off' Biker Who Pulled 'Hair-Raising' Wheelies On M6 Jailed For 8 Months

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK

A biker who pulled “hair-raising” wheelies, steered his motorcycle with his thighs and took a selfie while riding on the M6 has been jailed for ei...

Stoke-On-Trent: City Of Comedy

James Morris | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Comedy
James Morris

As a Stokie, I know all too well the difficulties faced by the Potteries breed during the rare occasions we decide to grace the uncivilised world with...

11-Year-Old Girl Dies After Falling From Drayton Manor Theme Park Water Ride

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

An 11-year-old girl who fell from a water ride at Drayton Manor Theme Park has died, police have said. The girl was seriously injured and pulled from ...

This Haul Of Buried Treasure Could Be Oldest Iron Age Gold Ever Found In Britain

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK

A collection of buried treasure found in Staffordshire could be the oldest Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain. The haul, which has been named th...

Shop Local (Especially If You Live In Staffordshire)

Laura Krippner | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Krippner

Like most people I love the idea of shopping locally. The thing is it has to provide additional benefits other than just a warm fuzzy feeling. I expect good customer service, I like to find products that I can't find in the big box shops, and I don't mind spending a little extra to find something unique.

Can The UK's Brexit Capital Be The Next City Of Culture?

Laura Krippner | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK
Laura Krippner

We can get over the bitterness that contributed to the Brexit vote. This city needs to channel it's entrepreneurial spirit and think big. We need our ambitions to be impossibly large. Only then can we take baby steps to be great again and regain our civic pride.

Cat Missing For Four Years Can't Be Reunited With Owner Due To Data Protection Laws

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

A woman whose cat was found four years after he went missing has been told that she will not be reunited with her beloved pet due to data protection l...

A Southerner's Appreciation for the Staffordshire Oatcake

Dan Hughes | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dan Hughes

Years back, when I first started seeing my wife (who at the time was my girlfriend) she would tell me about this magical delicacy from her home city; a place that she affectionately referred to as The Potteries.

Two Dead 'Migrants' Could Have Been Undiscovered For Weeks

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

The bodies of two suspected migrants have been found inside a container at an industrial park, nearly six weeks after the wooden transit crate entered...

Hearing Aids Take Brunt of NHS Cuts

Paul Breckell | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Paul Breckell

Today marks a particularly sad day for those of us committed to defending the rights to equality for people with hearing loss: for the first time since 1948, hearing aids have been rationed.

Talking Journalism Opportunities With the 'English Guy' Reporting The News In Canada, Kristiaan Yeo

James Mahon | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK
James Mahon

UK emigration rates have been dropping steadily since 2010 according to Migration Observatory. While hundreds travel to make a new life on British sho...

Students - The General Election's Forgotten Force

Mel Ramsay | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Mel Ramsay

Students should not be written off at this General Election. More needs to be done to encourage active participation but it is encouraging to see they want to engage. We hope more will follow in our footsteps at Staffordshire University and launch their own General Election campaigns, to mobilise their students and encourage them to have their say in May.

Watching Graduation Is a Bizarre Experience

Danielle Lowe | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

For graduands and graduates it's a mixture of excitement but the terror of uncertainty and an air of sadness seems to fill a lot of faces... To those starting university, don't let what you have fall away from you, it's the most disappointing feeling in the world (trust me, I know).

Bingo Game Carried On Despite Player 'Dying' Twice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

Witnesses have described the moment a man suffered a cardiac arrest during a bingo game, which carried on contently as first-aiders desperately tried ...

Staffordshire Police Hunt Missing Sleepwalker

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK

Police have appealed for help to trace a missing woman who has a history of sleepwalking. Staffordshire Police said Wendy Richards, 43, was last seen ...

Fears For Two Children Missing With Father

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a man who they say forced his way into a hotel room and took his two young children from their mother. Two-and-a-half year old N...

Breaks With a Buzz: Eight of the World's Best Theme Parks | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Are the little ones tugging on your sleeve for a trip, or is it just your nerves they're pulling to shreds? Perhaps you're just a big kid at heart, with a burgeoning need for a buzz! I for one fall into the latter category: I'm absolutely terrified of roller-coasters and rapids, but for me, that's what makes them so gut-wrenchingly addictive.

No Horse Play Here

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A council has removed beef from its school menus as a "precautionary measure" in light of the horse meat scandal. Despite insisting there was no pr...

Found: 90 Pieces Of Treasure

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | Home

Around 90 new pieces of gold and silver have been unearthed in the field where the Staffordshire Hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure was found three years a...

Woman Dies From Heart Attack After Rollercoaster Ride

PA | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

A woman has collapsed and died after going on a white-knuckle ride at a theme park. Carla Knight, 42, from Barwell in Leicestershire, suffered a ca...

Buried Alive: Newborn Puppies Pulled From Shallow Grave Still Breathing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Two newborn puppies were found still breathing after they were plucked from from a shallow grave where they had been buried alive by two backstreet do...

Boy, 11, Impaled On Fence In Critical Condition

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

An 11-year-old boy suffered a potentially life-threatening injury after becoming impaled on a fence in a park on Tuesday. The youngster was injured...

Tragic Death Of Twin Babies Was 'Totally Avoidable'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

The mother of newborn twins who died following an overdose at a scandal-hit hospital has described their deaths as "totally avoidable" after a coroner...

Dad Found Drunk While On The School Run

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A father of two has been convicted of drink driving for downing five cans of lager and then taking his two young sons to school. Steven Dunn, from ...

Bayeux Revisited: Or, a Tale of Victorian Censorship

Kate Shrewsday | Posted 16.04.2012 | Home
Kate Shrewsday

Regional museums: a delightful hotch-potch, a veritable Granny's-Front-Room with accompanying cafe, shop and starry-eyed curator. We pottered off to...