Hacienda Petac ~ Where Petals Promise Peace and Paradise

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

We did not know it at the time, but as we drove through the open gates of Hacienda Petac, we were entering an embrace with Paradise.

BBC Spends Thousands On PR Firms, But Has An 'Army Of Spin Doctors'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Politics

The BBC has come under fire over the revelation that it has spent nearly £35,000 of licence-fee payers' money on external PR agencies, despite having...

What On Earth Are Flat Taxes And Why Should You Care?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics

Flat taxes may sound dull, but right-wingers love them and Tory cabinet office minister Oliver Letwin has suggested that a future Conservative governm...

Which Savings Accounts Are Good For Students?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students often don’t think about savings, but having a savings account can help encourage good habits for later in life, but more importantly can he...

Asa Bennett

House Of Lords Bought HOW Many Thousands Of Champagne Bottles? | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Politics

The House of Lords has bought in over 17,000 bottles of champagne since the coalition began, enough to give each peer just over five bottles of bubbly...

BBC Spends HOW Many Millions Sending You TV Licence Fee Letters?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Politics

The BBC has come under fire for spending over £11 million of taxpayers' money a year on printing and sending TV licence letters to households. The...

MPs' Champagne Bill Soars Under The Coalition

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics

MPs' appetite for champagne has not been affected by the coalition's austerity programme, as parliamentary officials bought in increasingly larger num...

These Figures Just Undermined Osborne's Claims About Getting Britain Working

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's claim to be "getting Britain working" has been savagely undermined by official figures showing that the number of people out of work ...

Why Do Both Male And Female Students Lie About How Many People They've Slept With?

The Huffington Post UK | Cristina Criddle | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Both male and female students lie about the number of sexual partners they have had in order to fit in at university, or avoid being called a "slut", ...

Banks 'Paid Out Twice As Much In Bonuses As Corporation Tax'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Banks have paid out twice as much in bonuses as corporation tax since the financial crash in 2008, official figures show. According to figures from...

Are Payday Lenders 'Exploiting' Borrowers?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Payday lenders have been accused by Which? of "exploiting" borrowers who default on loans with over-the-top fees that raise the risk of them tipping i...

Is Dave Fibbing About Flood Defence Spending?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

As people around the country deal with the horrendous effects of flooding on their homes you can be sure government spending on defences is a hot topi...

Five Things That I Am Taking Off My Christmas to do List

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

You may have planned your to-do list well in advance, but is your Christmas "must-do" list so long that it will take you until February to complete? Instead of stressing out about everything that has to get done, take these 5 practical tips and outsource them.

Lucy Sherriff

Thousands More Students Seeking Help For Depression | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The number of students seeking help for depression has more than doubled at some of the country's top institutions, at a time when many universities a...

The Sectors Where Jobs Are Growing

Lovemoney | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

New figures from a leading recruitment consultancy show how events in the wider economy are affecting employment in different sectors. Although une...

Putting The Mistletoe To Good Use..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

We've had the serious university rankings, the less serious sex leagues.. now it's time to find out which students lock lips the most. In its most ...

Lucy Sherriff

Rising In The East, Setting In The West | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Universities from the UK and the US should be concerned by their competitors in the East, experts warn, as the latest world university rankings reveal...

Lucy Sherriff

US Universities Reign Supreme In World Rankings While The UK Trails Behind | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

An American university has once again been crowned best in the world, so what is it US institutions have over their UK competitors - and why are Briti...

REVEALED: The Best And Worst Paying Degrees

Lovemoney | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

We look at the value of a university education, tell you which degree is the best value and explain the premium you earn for post-graduate training. ...

Santander Offers £50 Incentive For Santander Current Account

Lovemoney | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Banking giant Santander has launched a £50 cash bonus for students who take out a student current account. As students get ready to head off to un...

Universities Which Lead To The Highest Salary

Lovemoney | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

And it's not one you'd expect! There are a lot of ways to assess the best university for you, such as reading about the university, talking to stud...

What Can you Get For Your Money?

Lovemoney | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

With 450,000 students set to head off to university later this year, we've highlighted the top bank accounts specifically for students. One of the ...

Which Is The Most Promiscuous Campus In Britain?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students from the Welsh university of Bangor "have the most sex" according to a league table published by a student website. The frisky freshers ad...

Looking Back On UK-US Extradition Laws

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Politics

The nature of extradition between America and Britain has been a burning issue for several years. The 2003 UK Extradition Act laid into law the pro...

Jury Hears Joanna Yeates Suffered Slow, Painful Death

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK

Murdered architect Joanna Yeates had 43 separate injuries on her body and suffered a slow, painful death, the jury at the trial of the man accused of ...