UK Sunshine

Take The Right Steps To Help Protect Yourself Against Biting Bugs This Summer

Angela Chalmers | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Chalmers

When speaking to customers in-store about their travel plans, I'm noticing that more people are willing to travel further to find the perfect holiday (1). Research shows that 74% of travellers head to tropical destinations without seeking health advice, and of those surveyed 60% said they don't use insect repellent when travelling (2).

Landing And Leaving Expat Life In Dubai

Susan Devaney | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

I'm standing on the cobbled streets of Rome, surrounded by politely pink pastel walls. It's my final stop. I had moved to Dubai shortly after my 2...

How To Prevent And Treat Sun Damaged Skin Tone

Lorena Oberg | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lorena Oberg

Every person needs to beware of the sun. There are of course health reasons; skin cancer has approximately 15,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Although survival rates are high, this mostly preventable disease is not something to be messed with.

Me & My Plus Size Body: Surviving Summer

Debz Aiken | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Debz Aiken

One the biggest lessons I learnt for dealing with summer was to show a little skin (although not too much or you end up with severe burns but that's another story!). It can be intimating to show off arms or wear something that shows your legs off, but trust me, it's worth it!

Moving to Australia at the Age of 30: Things to Do Before You Go

Jojo Furnival | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

Hi! ​My name is Jojo, I'm a writer and editor, I've just turned 30 and I'm moving to Australia in March 2016. No, I'm not doing it the adult way, I don't have a work visa - Lord, no - I'm grasping my last chance to spend one (hopefully two) years 'bumming around' (technical term) and becoming reacquainted with a long lost friend of mine: Relaxation. Yes, that's right, I have a working holiday visa.

Let the Children Play! - Why Your Children Should Be Playing Outside This Summer

Karl Young | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents
Karl Young

You only need to look on social-media during the summer-holidays to find parents up and down the country looking for free fun days-out and that magical formula to entice their kids away from their consoles and in to the great outdoors.

Could This Help You Get Pregnant?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents

Taking a family holiday in the sun and topping up your tan could increase your odds of becoming a mother by a third, according to a new study. Incr...

Do Sunny Days And Blue Skies Actually Make Us Happier?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's official: more sunshine won't make you happier. Or that's what new research suggests anyway. A study presented at the Royal Economic Society...

The Weather Forecast Has A Terrible Surprise In Store For You

PA | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

UPDATE: After A Week Of Sun The Icy Claw Of Winter Has Cruelly Returned After a week of blue skies and sunshine, Britain is set to endure a chilly ...

How The Sun Could Apparently Help You Lose Weight

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If we ever needed an excuse to indulge in sunshine-filled holidays then this is it. According to scientists, that big yellow ball in the sky could ...

5 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Anja Brierley | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anja Brierley

In Ayurveda summer is associated with Pitta and its qualities of heat and the element of fire. Although we need fire to digest, transform and metabolise, too much fire can literally cause burned-outs, anger, stress, heat rash and heart burn. When the external fire, the sun, is excessively hot we can try to create balance by reducing other sources of heat and embracing cooling practices.

The One With the Outside and the Summer

Georgy Jamieson | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgy Jamieson

Me and hot weather don't get on. And before you all start I know I shouldn't complain because it's lovely to see the sun... blah..blah..blah.. and we don't get enough of it... etc... etc... and we need to make the most of it... but the truth is... I don't like it.

A Massive Solar Flare Is About To Strike The Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit the Earth on Friday -- possibly knocking out communications and causing disrupt...

The Big Question - Is It Going To Stay Sunny For The Weekend?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK

If tomorrow doesn't involve sunglasses and a cold pint - you're doing it wrong. This weekend could see Britons basking in the sun on the hottest da...

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?

What Could Be Better Than A Sunny Bank Holiday? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

Britain enjoyed temperatures comparable to areas of Greece as sunshine made a welcome appearance on the Bank Holiday. But Nick Prebble, meteorologi...

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...

Sun Exposure May Reduce Blood Pressure And Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and thus cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to scientists. Research car...

This Can Help Boost Vitamin D (And Is Ridiculously Good For You)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Experts are urging Brits to boost their Vitamin D levels during the bleak winter months of January to March, when more of us are at risk of deficienc...

Get Out of My Way - I Have Post Holiday Blues and I'm Prepared to Use It

Alfie Evers | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I am confronted by a dead pigeon. Its body hard pressed and flattened to the floor. Its face contorted to a fixed expression of doom. Its guts spread across the road. I sigh. We are one. Its state reflects how I am feeling.

Shield Erected To Stop Building Melting Cars

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK

Temporary scaffolding has been put in place to shield businesses after a skyscraper was blamed for starting fires and causing damage by reflecting the...

Blue Skies Finally Hit Bank Holiday After Weekend Washout

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK

Britain will finally bask in blue sunny skies after what had initially been a wet Bank Holiday and Notting Hill carnival. Temperatures are expecte...

Weekend Weather Warning

PA | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Britain's glorious spell of sunshine will be brought to an abrupt end this weekend after the Met Office issued a weather warning for heavy downpours a...

Who Will Profit From The Heat?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

The heatwave may be leading to MPs worrying that you should be sent home from work, but many businesses see the sun as a prime time for profits. Wi...