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Youths Risk Cancer for a Tanned Look This Summer

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 24.07.2014 | 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 14.07.2014 | 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.

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

Zahra Razavi | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra 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.