UK Comedy

Question Time Leave Voter Admits He Didn't Know What He Voted For, Blames It On 1973

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK

A Leave voter in the BBC Question Time audience has claimed he was misled over the Brexit divorce bill and the fault lies with the European Union beca...

These Awful Dating Stories Are Guaranteed To Make You Cringe

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People have been sharing their dating horror stories on Twitter - and it’s making us truly grateful for our past, relatively uneventful experiences....

Donald Trump Makes Most Awkward Speech Yet And Offends Entire African Continent

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.09.2017 | UK

Donald Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday made headlines for being bombastic, contradictory and “warmongering” so it appears h...

Arsenal Of Memes Launched Over Trump's Rocket Man Comment About Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Comedy

Americans on Tuesday mused that it would be a “long, long time before other countries respect this nation again”, after Trump branded North Korea ...

We Need Women In Maths, Science And Up In Space

Katy Brand | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Katy Brand

In her new show, I Could've Been An Astronaut, comedian Katy Brand explores her love of astronomy and her 'crapness' at maths. In the show she also talks about the lack of encouragement girls receive to study STEM subjects - and in an exclusive vlog for HuffPost UK she discusses this further. Katy says that: "Without female engineers and architects, how will we ever get away from massive phallic buildings dominating the sky-line of every city in the world?

We'd Love To Join One Of The Tribes We Met - But None Of Them Would Have Us

Nish Kumar | Posted 18.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Nish Kumar

From Mexico to Mongolia, Joel Dommett and Nish Kumar undertook a range of activities including an ultra-marathon, rock climbing and wrestling. Here, for HuffPost UK, the comedians talk about the craziest moments, what they learned and whether they'd ever give up their lives in the UK to live with a community they met.

Cambridgeshire Firefighters Don Their Uniforms For The Funniest (And Most Informative) LFW Catwalk

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.09.2017 | UK Style

A team of catwalking firefighters has brought us the most unexpected show of London Fashion Week. Designers often weave a message for their audience ...

I Was The Most Hated Man In Australia

Dan Ilic | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK
Dan Ilic

life less ordinary banner When I got to the theatre, there were two groups outside the theatre. One, the cast, who couldn't get inside the theatre because... Two, there were 30 journalists blocking the entrance. I don't know who I was scared of most, the cast or the journalists. One of the cast members yelled at me, "Dan, what the fuck have you done?".

7 Times Question Time's Return Proved The Brexit Debate Is As Rubbish As It Was Last Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

Question Time returned to our screens on Thursday evening after ten long weeks away. Not that you would have noticed though - Twitter screamed “BBC ...

Alex Jones's Latest 'Drugged' Donald Trump Theory Is The Maddest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Comedy

Donald Trump’s iced tea is being covertly drugged and the President can barely string a sentence together by the evening. The man behind this shocki...

The Day I Became A Mum

Erin Reilly | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Parents
Erin Reilly

I don't remember much about the ride to the hospital except that it's excruciating. We park on yellow lines right outside the ED because #thuglife. Somehow we find the maternity ward, and somehow I end up in a hot shower while vomiting up the delicious burger I had for dinner. Oh yeah. One of the signs of transitional labour is vomiting. Cool, guys.

How To Give Birth - Start By Shutting Your Ears

Celine Bell | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Parents
Celine Bell

A friend of mine has just had her baby. She's knackered, milky, blissed out, and then knackered again. Our beloved NHS got her baby out safely - gosh, how easy it is to forget that no matter how tough a labour experience we have, we are so very lucky.

I Think Too Much

Trevor Holland | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Trevor Holland

I've used my ADHD to my advantage, though. I'm a comedian. It's my passion. It's my chosen creative outlet but one that I've struggled to find the ideal application for. I've been a stand-up, but this seemed to involve too much, well, standing up.

What To Do If You Need To Poo On A First Date

James Preece | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

First dates can be a nerve-racking experience. You know you must do everything you can to make a great first impression. Every word, comment or action will be scrutinized and you are extremely careful to present the best version of yourself. So, it can be hugely embarrassing if nature calls and you find yourself having to run to the loo quickly.

The Lazy Atheist

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

Maybe it's just me, but it seems that people politely avoid the vicar when they can. Being a priest is fine in a church, obviously. People expect a person in a dog collar and, as a general rule, respect them. But in the outside world -- and particularly on the comedy circuit -- a vicar is the spectre at the feast; an alien, deluded simpleton who belongs to the Dark Ages.

Watch This Irish Family's Attempt To Remove A Bat From Their Home And Try Not To Laugh

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A video of an Irish family trying (and failing) to catch a bat trapped in their house has left the internet in fits of giggles. Tadhg Fleming, from Ke...

Is This The Worst Date Ever? Woman Gets Stuck Between Windows After Poo Disaster

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman came a crapper cropper recently when she got lodged between two windows at her date’s house while trying to retrieve a poo. The unnamed wom...

Everything You Need To Know About Week Two Of GBBO

Sarah Adams | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Adams

This week made me feel very aware of Ch4 Bake Off as a a gigantic advertising machine. Ebay's ad featured Tattoo Fixers artist icing biscuits. There was a car ad (can't remember the car, they did a great job) with Chelsea's Mark Francis and Ch4 face Katherine Ryan.

If You Never Recognise Your Luggage, This Hilarious Travel Case Is For You

HuffPost | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Trying to identify luggage at baggage claim can be frustrating and confusing. One company is here to change that. To keep you from having to sort t...

From One Mum Of Three To Another - Dear Kate

Hattie Harrison | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Parents
Hattie Harrison

So I hear you are expecting your third child. Welcome to the club. It's a pretty crappy club, there's no membership badge or assigned leader (Interested? You'd be a strong contender) but it is a club nonetheless. The club's not-so-secret password that you'll hear every time you leave the house from now until eternity is 'well, you've got your hands full haven't you?'

Lads Deliver Epic Best Man Speech By Creating 'The Apprentice' Spoof

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Josh Sacofsky began planning his wedding, he asked not one, but eight of his mates to be best man. The gents were more than happy to share the ro...

Trump Turns Praise For Coastguard Into Nonsensical Dig At The Press

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.09.2017 | UK

Donald Trump is visiting areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey for the second time hoping to make a better impression then he did earlier in the week w...

Who Is Me?

Stephen Bailey | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

We say we can write our own rules in a relationship so why not in the rest of our life? I, for example, am somebody who needs quiet for the first hour in the morning. No noise from social media, no deep and meaningful chats in the kitchen with my housemate, no job lists but just one hour to come round and consider the day ahead.

Couples Share The Best Things About Being Married

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Too often we hear about the difficult parts of marriage - the fights, the constant bickering, and never being able to watch TV in peace ever again. Bu...

The Great British Bake Off's Debut On Channel 4 Sparked Some Inspired Memes

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

Excuse the pun, but there was a lot of humble pie being eaten across the UK following the return of ‘The Great British Bake Off’ last night. Many ...