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Accessible Tenerife

Martyn Sibley | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

My first trip was with my family when i was aged 8 years. We returned many times during my teens. Plus I've been lucky enough to visit for work in recent years too. The reasons for my love of Tenerife are far reaching.

You'll Want A New TV After Seeing NASA's Breathtaking Footage Of The Sun In 4K

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has released an utterly stunning 30 minute video of the sun at 4K resolution. The video, titled 'Thermonuclear Art' gives us an incredible gli...

There's Sun All Year Round Along Brazil's Eight Million Meters of Coastline

Vinicius Lummertz | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vinicius Lummertz

The Brazilian summer officially begins towards the end of December when the countries of the northern hemisphere are going through harsh winters, but the sun shines all year round on our coast.

Double Bubble With the Renault Kadjar

Lara Platman | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

Sweltering in a plastic bubble in the middle of the Bardenas Desert I listen to the Renault Kadjar press conference, sitting here mesmerised by the o...

Will the World Plug Into the Sun?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Even as the world is frantically searching for alternative energy, there is one source that will always hang around without ever getting depleted. The Sun. In the next 10 to 20 years, or maybe even by 2050, solar PV is expected to be the main source of powerful energy, suited to the new millennium.

Sunscreen, Sunhats and Sunglasses: Five Tips on Summer Eye Protection

Brendan O' Brien | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brendan O' Brien

With sunburn leading to increased chances of melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, and over exposure to UV rays having the potential to damage your sight, you can understand why doctors and opticians take sun protection so seriously.

It's Happening! London Is Set To Be Hotter Than Italy And Greece

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Britain is set to be a writhing mass of pasty limbs as we hurtle to the hottest day of the year so...

Will We Get A Eclipse Cloud Break?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

A near-total eclipse of the sun is set to thrill or disappoint millions today, depending on luck and the fickle British weather. Forecasters believ...

Solar Eclipse Proves We Cannot Trust the Sun

James Moran | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Comedy
James Moran

The Sun is in fact a spherical ball of molten hot plasma with a diameter about 109 times that of the Earth. Not sounding so nice anymore, right?

Five Years Of The Sun In Three Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Solar Dynamics Observatory has, for the last five years, been doing something that we can only dream of: it has been staring at the sun. Much l...

The Sun Is Ready For Halloween, Are You?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has unveiled a menacing new image of the sun which shows our star pulling a face that more than a little resembles that of 'jack-o-lantern'. T...

As Skin Cancer Rates Double, I'm Finally Happy to Accept My Pale Skin

Laura Casewell | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

For years I've been bogged down with the fact that I can't tan despite having dark hair and green eyes. It's not for lack of trying - quite the opposite actually - but I just don't. In fact, I'm one of those unfortunate people that finds their skin turning various shades of red, purple or white, but never, ever brown.

Sun, Sex and Holiday Regrets

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

Holidays are usually a time to kick back, relax and forget your worries, while you relax on the beach and get a much needed break from work. But being totally carefree can sometimes have less than sunny consequences - particularly when it comes to your health.

Youths Risk Cancer for a Tanned Look This Summer

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Unlike many types of cancer, skin cancer is greatly affecting our young population. It's now one of the most common types of cancer in people between the ages of 15 to 34. And young people's behaviour in the sun, such as that captured by the Teenager Cancer Trust research, has got a lot to do with this.

10 Sun Protection Questions - Answered

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

Most people know that it's sensible to apply sun screen to the skin in order to prevent burning. If the thought of ageing, sagging, sun damaged skin that is rife with age spots is not enough to convince people to apply sun protection, then the very real threat of skin cancer certainly should be.

This Really Looks Like There Is A Planet-Sized UFO Next To The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

An unusual shape next to the Sun has caused consternation this weekend, after the internet noticed it looked extremely like a planet-sized alien space...

There's A Giant Square Hole In The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

A giant square hole in the sun has been spotted in a rather incredible video. But fear not apocalypse fans, it's nothing to worry about, it's what ...

Scientists Have Found Our Sun's 'Long Lost Brother'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered a star born from the same gas cloud as our sun. This 'long lost brother' of our star has the slightly less catchy name ...

How Does Sunshine Affect Dating Habits?

Brett Harding | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

With spring officially in full bloom, now is the time of the year where we dig out our shorts or bikinis from the back of our wardrobes, locate our sunnies and start looking forward to our summer holidays. But how does the sunshine affect our dating habits?

Something Weird Is Happening To The Sun

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Tech

When it comes to the Sun, you should always expect to be surprised. The latest oddity spotted on the surface of the ball of plasma on which all lif...

Here's Why You Need Sunshine Between 8am And Noon

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A warm ray of sunshine doesn't just instantly make your day and helps you get up easier - it can improve your weight, research suggests. Scientists...

The UK Was Hotter Than The Med This Weekend

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Now, we don't want to jinx it but there are whispers abound the sun is set to stay out for all of March. Even more tentatively, some forecasters ar...

Solar Storms 'Behave Like Suopernova'

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists studying coronal mass ejections (CMEs) have found similarities between the surface of the Sun and supernova in a giant nebula thousands of ...

The Sun Is At Its Lowest Ebb For 100 Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Despite being at the peak of it's 11-year cycle, the Sun is at its weakest in 100 years. Feeble solar activity has meant storms on the star's surfa...

Winter Sun Getaways for New Year

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

As temperatures begin to plummet in Blighty, it can only mean it's time to pack your bags and head to warmer climates, where spectacular beaches, exotic food and sunshine are a plenty.