UK Television

Parliament Cyber Attack Sees 'Unauthorised attempt' To Access Accounts

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK

Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack with “unauthorised attempts” made to access parliamentary user accounts. MPs on Saturday implored those...

Hackers Target UK Parliament In 'Sustained' Cyber-Attack

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.06.2017 | UK Politics

The UK Parliament has come under a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack aimed at MPs and their offices, HuffPost UK can reveal. The House of Co...

Davina McCall Makes A Sort-Of Return To 'Big Brother' With A Special Message For Rylan

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Davina McCall has delighted ‘Big Brother’ fans by making a cameo appearance on spin-off show ‘Bit On The Side’. The presenter popped up in a ...

Philip Hammond Mocked For Brexit Moving House Analogy That 'Revealed How Rich He Is'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond’s attempt to explain how the Brexit process would happen backfired today after making “inadvertently revealing” about his wealth....

JK Rowling Starts Row With Katie Hopkins And Nigel Farage Over 'Radicalisation' After Finsbury Park Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Columnists, politicians and right-wing tabloid newspapers have been accused of “radicalising” people against Muslims, amid a van attack on worship...

I'd Never Go On A Blind Date - So Why Do I Love To Be A Fly On The Wall?

The Guyliner | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
The Guyliner

Long before smartphones became our primary way of finding love, we relied on our mates to hook us up with someone suitable. Pics were harder to come by - and although vanity is nothing new, even one generation back it was not the done thing to have a self-portrait handy in case your friends wanted to play Cupid.

Can Soaps Play Their Part In Suicide Prevention? You Bet!

Angela Samata | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Angela Samata

That all changed when I answered a call from the Hollyoaks press office asking me to watch four episodes before they aired. The story line they wanted my opinion on involves main character Scott Drinkwell, played by Ross Adams, a prominent LGBT+ character.

Gogglebox: Why A Show That Should Be The Worst On TV Is Actually The Best

Alex Sinclair Lack | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Alex Sinclair Lack

"Watch people watch TV, you must be kidding", so goes the critique of the unexposed and the uninitiated. They are right to be dubious, in the age of Ex on the Beach, television execs have a lot to answer for. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this was my father's reaction when he found me watching a minute-long clip of Bristolian pensioners, Mary and Marina, chewing toffees in (near) silence.

Fearne Cotton's Cupcakes Prove To Be A Huge Source Of Amusement For Holly Willoughby

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

We know it doesn’t take much to make Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield giggle, but the pair have now proved they really will laugh at anything ...

Before 4K, HD And Even LCD There Was This

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Tech

Television has, probably more than any other medium, changed the human race beyond all recognition. It fundamentally changed the way we socialise with...

'Britain's Got Talent' Winner Tokio Myers Reveals How He Hopes To Give Back With His Cash Prize

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ champion Tokio Myers has revealed he hopes to put his prize money to good use, and help disadvantaged young people get in...

Channel 4 Exec Jay Hunt, Who Oversaw 'Bake Off' Purchase, To Leave The Broadcaster

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Channel 4’s Chief Creative Officer Jay Hunt is to leave the broadcaster, it has been revealed. Jay’s role involved overseeing the channel’s var...

Wendy Willams Fights Back Tears As She Pays Tribute To Manchester Bombing Victim Martyn Hett

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Wendy Williams fought back tears as she paid tribute to Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett, during her US show on Tuesday (30 May). The host expla...

'Celebrity Big Brother' Offers Max George Six-Figure Deal, But They're Going To Have To Dig Deeper

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Former The Wanted singer Max George has been met with a six-figure offer from ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ bosses. According to The Sun, ‘CBB’ prod...

The Science And Psychology Behind Why We Can't Resist Snacks

Sophie Morgan | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Morgan

I watched as a potato was dropped onto the production line and just 14 minutes later it emerged as a bag of crisps. It was still warm! And they take a picture of every single crisp before it goes into the bags. Any crisp that isn't perfect is removed. This is an industry that has perfected the art of making us come back for more.

Paul Nuttall Kept Calling Leanne Wood 'Natalie' And No One Knows Why

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

Paul Nuttall has raised questions about his ability to tell women apart by calling Leanne Wood “Natalie” twice during the ITV Leaders’ Debate, d...

Katie Salmon Lined Up For Explosive 'Love Island' Return

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Katie Salmon is reportedly being lined up for an explosive return to ‘Love Island’. Fans of the ITV2 reality show will remember her as a contestan...

Microsoft Points The Finger At The NSA Over Ransomware That Paralysed The NHS

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

Microsoft has issued a blistering attack on the US government after a software vulnerability stockpiled by the National Security Agency (NSA) and late...

This Is How A 22-Year-Old Managed To Stop The WannaCry Ransomware From Spreading

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Tech

Having attacked hundreds of computer systems including numerous NHS hospitals, the WannaCry ransomware was finally brought to a standstill. Rather tha...

The First Ever 'First Dates' Baby Has Been Born

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Parents

The ‘First Dates’ matchmakers must be over the moon as a couple who met on the show are now proud parents to the show’s first ever baby. Ibiba M...

BAFTA TV Awards 2017: Thandie Newton Dazzles In Sequins

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Style

Thandie Newton looked über glamorous as she attended the 2017 BAFTA TV awards. The actress chose a stunning dress by British designer Vivienne Westw...

If You Get This Text, Don't Click The Link

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Tech

NatWest has warned customers of a new text message scam that harvests login details for online banking accounts. The text urges users to verify their ...

Corrie Needs To Rediscover Its Soul And Get Back To The Kitchen Sink

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

It's nothing to do with us any more. And yet it still has its following, people are glued to it much more than twice a week now, watching inferior acting around ridiculously thin story-lines. It's probably some kind of rough TV justice; if we like whatever we're given, we deserve whatever we get.

Verdict On 'Why Did I Go Mad?' Nice Try, Could Do Better

Rachel Egan | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Egan

With Mental Health Awareness Week fast approaching, we have seen an explosion of mental health programmes on primetime TV. On Tuesday 2 May, BBC2 aired a 'Horizon' episode titled 'Why Did I Go Mad?' which looked at different experiences, different causes and different treatments for psychosis.

RJ Mitte Is The Latest Star To Sign Up For Channel 4's 'Bear Grylls' The Island'

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

RJ Mitte is the latest star to sign up for the super tough TV series ‘Bear Grylls’ The Island’, according to reports. The show pushes participa...