Period Poverty: A Bloody Injustice

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Politics
Anastasia Kyriacou

I will never forget the scene in Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake when the character Katie gets taken into the backroom of a shop for trying to steal tampons because she is too poor to afford them.

'Taboo' Writer Reveals 'Two More Series And Out' Of Tom Hardy Period Drama

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy has enjoyed a quirky hit with his period drama ‘Taboo’, but it seems neither he nor his writer Steven Knight are going to make the mista...

Tom Hardy Just Got A Massive Compliment From HIs 'Taboo' Co-Star

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy just got a massive compliment from his ‘Taboo’ co-star Michael Kelly, who tells HuffPostUK: “He’d be an amazing James Bond. They’d...

Suicide: What's In A Word?

Angela Samata | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK
Angela Samata

Suicide is a difficult word. There's no getting away from it. Whether like me and many others someone you love has taken their life, whether you are someone who has contemplated taking your life or if you have no personal experience at all, suicide is still a very difficult word.

Let's Talk Periods: Turning TMI Into Action

Caitlin Gruer | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caitlin Gruer

I'm willing to bet that if you ask most women, they will be able to recount the story of the first time they got their period. It's a moment that sticks with you no matter how prepared you are, particularly because for many girls around the world, it is punctuated by fear, anxiety, and embarrassment.

A Second Series Of Tom Hardy's 'Taboo' Has Finally Been Confirmed

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

After weeks of speculation, it’s been confirmed that BBC drama ‘Taboo’ will be returning for a second series. The show’s creator Steven Knigh...

Now Tom Hardy Slammed For 'Mumbling', But Expert Claims It's Not His Fault

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Earlier in the week, it was the BBC’s big-budget wartime drama ’SS-GB’ that drew viewers’ complaints for inaudible dialogue on its debut episo...

Taboo's Scroobius Pip Discusses His First BBC Drama Role And Working With Tom Hardy

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Scroobius Pip will be the first to admit that he’s had a “scary and interesting” time in the years since focussing his efforts on a burgeoning a...

When 'I Need A Wee' Becomes More Than Desperate

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Griffiths

The morning after I gave birth, I got out of bed, and a cascade of wee followed. I had lost all my bladder control. It was so humiliating, and really embarrassing to try and get the nursing staff to come and clean up.

Here Are The Big Questions We're Asking At The 'Taboo' Series Halfway Point

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

We’re officially halfway through ‘Taboo’, which has been bringing Tom Hardy to our screens every Saturday night. His character, James Delaney, h...

Here Are All The Biggest Talking Points From 'Taboo' Episode Two

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The second episode of the BBC’s latest drama, ‘Taboo’, was aired on Saturday (14 January) night, and while the episode answered a number of the ...

'Taboo' Star Jessie Buckley Reveals Why She 'Shakes Like A Goat On Red Carpets'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

To say it’s been a good year for Jessie Buckley would be something of an understatement. The County Kerry-born actress has gone from stealing the sh...

Tom Hardy Slams Modern Day Hollywood Heroes, Labelling Them 'Boring' To Play

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy has given his verdict on modern day Hollywood heroes, and his comments suggest we won’t be seeing him playing one any time soon. The acto...

Here Are All The Questions You're Probably Asking After Episode One Of Tom Hardy's 'Taboo' Series

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy’s hotly-anticipated BBC1 series, ‘Taboo’, made its debut on Saturday (7 January), and viewers were introduced to the world of his char...

Here Are 150 Photos Of Tom Hardy Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

Early winter can be a tough time of year - the post-Christmas slump is (still) very real and Dry January was just no fun (whether you were doing it, o...

We Almost Got To See A WHOLE Lot More Of Tom Hardy In His Latest Role

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy has revealed we almost got to see a WHOLE lot more of him in his latest role. The British actor is about to return to the small screen in th...

Tom Hardy Is About To Make Your Saturday Nights A Whole Lot More Exciting

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ever get the feeling life is missing a little something? That something being Tom Hardy? We know it well - and the BBC is here to save the day. The ...

Can We Give Free Bleeding a Rest?

Bridget Hamilton | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bridget Hamilton

The reason menstruation is the word on everybody's lips is not as simple as whether or not you would be willing to part with your towels, tampons or menstrual cups. It's about reducing the financial burden on low-income families through outdated taxes.

Is It Still Taboo or Can I Talk About It?

Clare Coyle | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Parents
Clare Coyle

I have blamed myself for not being 'healthy enough', for not losing enough weight before I became pregnant, for lifting heavy items, for having a glass of wine (before I found out). The list is endless.

This Male Incontinence Advert Is So Funny You'll Wet Your Pants

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Urinary incontinence affects millions of men in the UK, but chances are you've never met a single man who'll admit to it. A new advertising campai...

Do You Find The Thought Of Elderly People Having Sex Gross?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This week the first major study of sexual health in the 'over 70s' found that our elderly counterparts are still very much enjoying an active sex life...

Diagnosis: Infertility

Jane Newman | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

More needs to be done to educate people in fertility matters. By this I mean that when trying for a baby it is not as simple as making the decision, doing the deed, and nine months later your baby arrives.

Students Suffering From Mental Illness Face Crippling Stigma

The Huffington Post | Tasha Kleeman | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Despite students’ vulnerability to mental health problems, at universities and colleges, mental illness remains a taboo. For many students, the ...

The Worst Place In The World To Be A Twin

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

Taboos in Madagascar's rural tribes are part of the fabric of society, ranging from the mundane, like not planting rice on a Thursday, to the practica...

Young Death, How Do We Comfort?

Miranda Wilson | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Wilson

It's a tough one to embrace. I can hear my upbringing saying, "Surely letting go of the pain is a betrayal to their memory." But is it? Perhaps the bigger betrayal is to hold onto the pain and allow it to define us. To hold onto the belief that somehow their death was wrong.