UK Sunshine

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...

Britain To Continue To Bask In Soaring Temperatures

PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Britain will continue to bask in sunshine and soaring temperatures today as the heatwave shows no sign of abating, forecasters said. The country ex...

PICTURES: The Great British Heatwave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Britain 's first heatwave for seven years has taken meteorologists by surprise- and there is no sign of the mercury plummeting any time soon. “Th...

Summer's Here! But Do You Need to Worry Hair Loss in Hot Weather?

Jonny Harris | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Harris

At this time of year I see many patients who are trying to distinguish old wives' tales about hair loss in the summer months from anecdotal truths and plain facts. So, what should those wary of thinning hair be aware of?

Temperatures To Dip...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

It seems the glorious sunshine and sweltering temperatures that made Sunday the hottest day of the year simply cannot be sustained. But not to worr...

8 Ways To Enjoy The Sunshine On A Budget

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Thankfully, the summer of 2013 has finally decided to act like a summer in the true sense of the word, and has granted us with some lovely heat. As...

You May Have Already Guessed But...

PA | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

The country sweltered on the warmest day of the year on Sunday as Andy Murray proved himself to be the hottest British tennis player of his generation...

Vitamin D - It's the Sunshine Vitamin

Rob Blakeman | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important deficiency disease preventive factors in human health. Literally hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

HURRAH!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK

Sunday was the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures of over 27 degrees recorded in Heathrow. Although Monday will be cooler and showers...

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...