Trick or Treat

Keeping Your Pets Safe On Halloween

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 25.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Sorry to sound like a killjoy but forcing some pets to become pumpkins, pirates, or even hot dogs for amusement purposes means unnecessary stress, resulting in abnormal, unwanted, even damaging behaviours. Ill-fitting outfits can also get twisted on external objects or even your pet, leading to potential life-threatening injuries especially if left unsupervised.

5 People Who Are Definitely Not Welcoming Trick Or Treaters Tonight

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2015 | UK

Not everyone is getting into the Halloween spirit tonight. We suspect if children went to this person's house, they would be unhappy with what they...

18 Ways To Know You're Too Old For Trick-Or-Treating

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Halloween is the one time of year when children are encouraged to beg strangers for sweets, and adults are expected to provide them, at risk of being ...

How About Reverse Trick or Treating This Year?

Sandi Mann | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sandi Mann

Imagine what you would be teaching your children by Reverse Trick or Treating - about acts of kindness, about doing something nice for other people, about how one small act can make the world a better place. It's a lesson that is a world away from the traditional Trick or Treat one.

ON ... Begone Halloween, Here Comes Christmas

Martin Treanor | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Is it just me, or is there an army of Christmas elves and pixies hanging around in the dark backrooms of high street shops, just waiting, feet on the blocks, for the exact second Halloween is declared over?

Reasons to be a Psychic Sceptic - Casper the Friendly A**hole

Stephen Hamilton | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Hamilton

I am prompted to write about this after reading an article about an individual who has written a book that entails: near-death experiences and reincarnation.

Confessions of a Tainted Trick or Treater...

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

It is the 29th October 2013 and over the next few days two significant events are about to happen. One event being Halloween and the second being the removal of my toenail from the toe that went to market. In not wanting to repulse you by talking about the latter event.

Woman To Give 'Obesity Letters' To Overweight Children This Halloween Instead Of Sweets

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

On Halloween, when children dress up in their scariest costumes to play trick or treat on their neighbours, they expect to fill their bellies with swe...


The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Even if you don’t like Halloween you play along a little, handing out sweets to the local urchins in exchange for not having your plants ripped up. ...

How To Deal With Trick-Or-Treaters, According To Fry And Laurie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Thank you, 22 Words, for reminding us of this little gem from 'A Bit Of Fry And Laurie'. A gem which, as its YouTube uploader notes, shows the dif...

10 Ways America Has Ruined Halloween For British People

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Halloween in Britain used to mean apple-bobbing and poorly homemade costumes. Not any more. SEE ALSO: 15 Brilliant Homemade Halloween Costumes 2...

Trick Or Treat Or Cocaine?

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Updated: 16:38 19/11/12 - details of sentencing A man who mistakenly handed bags of cocaine instead of sweets to a police officer's children out tr...

Trick Or Treat? Have Some Cocaine

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Was it a trick or a treat? Chocolate bars, pennies and oranges are the usual fare for trick-or-treaters, but youngsters in Manchester enjoying Hall...

Trick, Treat or Tequila Shot?

Daniel Warner | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

I may live in the Royal Borough Of Greenwich but the part I live in is more rough than Royal and every other day can feel like Halloween. People demanding treats with menaces is a weekly occurrence, it just happens to be that my neighbours call them bailiffs.


Caragh Little | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe the masks of Halloween aren't so very different to the masks we all wear, every day, at every time of year. I do this all the time. We all do, I think.

One In Five Back Trick Or Treating Ban After Riots

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK