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Guardian Food Blogger Just Quit Twitter Over Homophobic Debate Abuse

PA | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK

A Guardian food writer, blogger and campaigner has apparently quit Twitter after being bombarded with homophobic abuse by someone claiming to be from ...

These Figures Could Make Awkward Reading For BBC-Hating Daily Mail

Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

The Daily Mail is known for slating the BBC as “Guardian-reading Lefties” but it's going to struggle to get round the findings of a recent Freedom...

What Does Katharine Viner's Appointment Mean for the 'Guardian'

Paul Blanchard | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Paul Blanchard

While the mainstream media in the UK is dismissing Katharine Viner as someone who will ensure nothing changes at the Guardian, I suspect there are very big changes on the way. Not least the inevitable move to stop printing papers and become online only, and using non-journalists to write, first, comment pieces and regular columns - and then? Who knows.

Guardian Editor Gets Police Caution For The Most Mundane Reason Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

Celebrated journalist and editor of The Guardian Alan Rusbridger was reprimanded on Thursday while being photographed on Hampstead Heath. He was ta...

Communications Breakdown at Britain's Banks

Tom Maddocks | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK
Tom Maddocks

It's been a dreadful month for HSBC, which has seen its reputation in tatters and its bosses dragged in front of the Commons Treasury Select Committee to answer MPs' questions about what it admitted were 'unacceptable' practices at its Swiss private bank.

Mysterious Hand-Drawn Editions Of 'The Guardian' Have Everyone Baffled

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

UPDATE: The source of this mystery has been found. Scroll down to find out more. An odd edition of national newspaper The Guardian has Londoners (a...

Newspapers Trade Blows Over Editorial Integrity

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

The Telegraph has declared war on the Guardian. In recent days the Guardian and other media outlets have criticised the newspaper owned by the Bar...

Telegraph Peddles Giant Conspiracy Theory In Response To Accusations

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

The Daily Telegraph has blamed its own inability to cover stories that affect the newspaper’s marquee advertisers on a giant conspiracy to remove Da...

The Trouble With Reporting An HSBC Tax Scandal, In One Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK

It's not easy uncovering information that could make an enemy of Britain's biggest bank. A single tweet from the Guardian's editor Alan Rusbridger ...

Does Monbiot Ask Left to Break the Political Mould and Then Sit Down in the Pieces?

Mark Brewer | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Politics
Mark Brewer

Monbiot is speaking to those of us who have, for some time, become disillusioned about the fact that any kind of drastic political reform (dare I say "revolution"?) seems impossible in this country. By pointing to reform of governmental bodies, tax reforms to a local-authority system, and the prevention on money-creation by private banks, Monbiot cooks up some tasty, Green morsels for the disillusioned left to digest.

David Cameron Appeals For Orgasm Advice Via Guardian Picture Desk Fail

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Comedy

David Cameron has taken the bold step of confiding in Guardian agony aunt Pamela Stephenson Connolly about his sex life. The Prime Minister bravel...

Page 3 - Not Dead, Merely Buried

Ian Kirby | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK
Ian Kirby

It may surprise some people, but the future of topless models is not that important an issue for the paper at the moment. It is in the middle of a series of massive criminal trials. The majority of its senior staff are in the dock over alleged payments to public officials.

Useful Idiots Nigel Farage and Russell Brand Are Helping Pave the Way for the Victory of the New/Old Tory Right

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Politics
Rob Owen Bell

It is difficult to know whether novelty sock puppet Nigel Farage thinks he and his squinty-eyed troop of yokels have really become a force in UK politics or if he is in fact a fully paid-up stooge of a vast conspiracy of right-wing Tories who communicate via secret messages in the weave of their tweed that only they can understand.

Want to Increase Diversity in the Arts? Get Local

Natalie Wade | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Natalie Wade

We can argue the reasons for this situation until the proverbial cows come home. But what is indisputable is the transformative impact that art and culture has on these young people's lives.

State School to Pick Pupils on Rowing Ability - Why Your School Should Do the Same

Nathaniel Reilly-O'Donnell | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Sport
Nathaniel Reilly-O'Donnell

I encourage any school to dare to be, be that school that offers challenges for their pupils to conquer, the school that prepares children for the world as well as their GCSEs. Creating the employees and employers you want to work with won't be solely done in the isolation of a classroom, nobody said "go work for her, she was great at GCSE physics".

PM Urged To Hand Back £1.5m Donation From 'Antisemitic' Wigan Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is under pressure to give up £1.5 million in donations from businessman Dave Whelan amid allegations of racist comments by the Wigan At...

Wigan Boss Dave Whelan May Need A Bigger Shovel After Latest 'Apology'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Sport

Dave Whelan, the multimillionaire owner of Wigan Athletic Football Club, has given a questionable apology after being accused of anti-Semitism while a...

Wigan Owner Accused Of Anti-Semitism

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Sport

Dave Whelan, the multimillionaire owner of Wigan Athletic football club, has been accuse of anti-Semitism after he made comments to a national newspap...

Hating Islam Is Not Similar to Racism, Andrew Brown

Sebastian Murphy-Bates | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Sebastian Murphy-Bates

The Guardian's Andrew Brown should apologise for equating hatred of Islam with hatred of "black people".

'Don't Call Me a Cheat or a Fraud' Q&A With Sally Morgan

Hannah Gal | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

I often say that my show is not about a belief system and I stand by this. For me it is about sharing the possibility of an afterlife. I ask people to come along with an open mind and allow people to make their own minds up/

Scientists' 17 Year Contest To Sneak Bob Dylan References Into Papers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech

A group of scientists have revealed a long-running competition to place the most Bob Dylan quotes into their articles with the winner getting a free l...

Guardian Membership: Now Other Newspapers Follow Suit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

The Guardian has launched a membership scheme - with three tiers of member: Friend, Patron and Partner. HuffPost UK Comedy can exclusively reveal t...

Camp Bestival: Culinary Round Up

Lucy Self | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

Before I begin the account of my first festival experience, it might be a good time to explain why my 28-year-old, party-adoring, find-any-excuse-to-drink-before-midday self has taken so long to get pitched. You see, I thought they were all about the music.

The Long Wait for LinkedIn Long-Form Posts

Geoffrey Wadhurst | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Geoffrey Wadhurst

I use this inspiring quote not infrequently with clients. I say "clients" but, as I may have mentioned in earlier posts, my sole client remains my friend Keith with whom I continue to climb his Everest-scale cynicism.

The Internationalisation of Press

Barry Whyte | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK
Barry Whyte

Only in the past couple of years have the rise of digital networks really facilitated the internationalisation of press... Not only are consumers reading online newspapers in growing numbers, but interestingly, their primary online newspaper is increasingly likely to be based in a country other than their own.