UK Sun

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.

The Sun Is About To Completely Flip Over

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Tech

The Sun's entire magnetic field is on the verge of flipping over. Scientists are convinced the source of all life on Earth will shortly reverse pol...

Rare Solar Eclipse In Europe, Africa And America (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has swept across parts of the United States, Europe and Africa, creating spectacular scenes. A solar eclipse happens w...

Evidence Of Apocalypse Found In Distant Solar System

Huffington Post UK/UK | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Tech

Unnerving evidence of a devastating Apocalyptic event in a planetary system similar to our own has been uncovered. Astronomers studying a dying sta...

Sun Unleashes Second Solar Storm In Two Days Towards The Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Tech

The sun has fired a second massive solar storm in two days directly towards the Earth. As it nears 'Solar Maximum', the regular period in which sol...

Nasa: 'Earth Is Not Doomed'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

The Earth is not doomed, Nasa has said. Well, not from this anyway. We reported recently about the terrifying-sounding, but actually quite benig...

Even After the Irish Edition Drops Topless Page 3, The Sun Et Al Still Don't Get Responsible Journalism

Justin Cash | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Justin Cash

What concerns me far more is that this amounts to little more than drop in the ocean when placed next to the mind-numbing, anti-intellectual, fact deficient bloviating peddled by most redtops.

Why Summer is the Most Important Season for Students

Isabelle Kerr | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Kerr

For students everywhere it has always provided a liberating period between one busy university year and an even busier year to come. Consequently, students have never failed to embrace the many benefits of the summer break. However, with the controversial rise in tuition fees to £9000 per year the necessity of university has been debated.

LOOK: The Most Detailed Photo Of A Sunspot Ever Taken

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Tech

A remarkable new image has captured in stunning detail the intricacies of a Sunspot. Taken by the New Solar Telescope (NST) at the superbly named ...

Spain's Balearic Islands: Exploring Mallorca

Lauren Razavi | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Belonging to Spain, the Balearic Islands - Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera - are among Europe's most popular tourist destinations, welcoming a cumulative 2.5 million visitors in 2013 so far. With incredible natural beauty, excellent weather and Mediterranean coastlines, it's hardly a surprise that these Spanish islands are popular as holiday destinations.

Coping with Climate Change

Andrew Matthews | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Over the past few weeks it's been hard to swing a sunburned shoulder without hitting some sage advice on the subject of keeping cool in the 'heatwave'. Judging by the tone of rising hysteria if you're not at this very moment stuffing your fridge with pillows while running a tepid bath and eating a curry then hell mend you.

Schools Failing Young People By Not Teaching About Skin Cancer And Sun Safety, Warns Charity

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Schools are "failing young people" by not making sun safety a priority, a cancer charity said. The Teenage Cancer Trust made the comments after a p...

LOOK: It's Not Cooling Down

PA | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK

The recent blazing temperatures welcomed by the UK are set to linger into the start of the school summer break, weather experts have said. Saturday...

Summer's Arrived and the Annual Sunscreen Debate's Begun...

Dr Jonathan Bowling | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jonathan Bowling

The longest day of the year behind us, the temperature is rising, Wimbledon has started - Its official, summer has arrived and the annual sunscreen debate may begin... Like moths to the flame, we are naturally drawn to the sun but like with red wine and chocolate, there can be mixed health messages regarding how much sun exposure is good for you.

Britain To Bask In Hottest Day Of The Year So Far

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

Dust off your flip flops, snap open the sun lotion and arm yourself with a miniature fan.. Britain is to bask in the hottest days of the year so far o...

Local Music Talent Coming To The City Of Southampton

Paige Hiley | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Paige Hiley

There is always that moment when you listen to a band and you can't think for the life of you what their name is.... Ohhh, it's um... Ahh, I know this?!?! Well for these lucky bands, hopefully after this article and after you take a listen, you'll know their names due to the pure talent that they dish out.

There's A Worringly Large Hole In The Sun...

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Tech

A giant hole has been discovered in the Sun - and it's heading our way. The giant gaping coronal gap has been described by Nasa as "extensive", "ro...

Protect Your Skin This Summer

Olivia Chapman | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Chapman

Over exposure to the sun is the skin's number one enemy. Unless steps are taken to shield our skin from its glare, it quickly becomes wrinkly and slack. Not only do the sun's rays destroy the supporting collagen and elastin fibres of the skin, but they also encourage deep brown pigmentation marks known as 'age' or liver spots.

You Wait All Year For An X-Class Solar Flare...

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech

You wait all year for a X-class solar flare and then two come along in 24 hours. On 12 May a solar eruption was spotted by Nasa's Solar dynamics Ob...

WATCH: Stunning Solar Flare Captured By Fleet Of Satellites

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa have captured loads of beautiful solar flares from its Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) but that isn't the only eye they have on the Sun. The ...

Vitamin D: Time to Get Savvy With Sunshine

Glen Matten | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Can there be hotter property in the field of nutrition right now than vitamin D - the 'sunshine vitamin'? There's been an explosion of vitamin D research over the last decade and it's completely revolutionised our view of this previously unremarkable vitamin.