Shouting 'Gun Control' Across The Atlantic Isn't Going To Save A Single American Life

Paul Vale | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
Paul Vale

It's an easy answer and wholly unsatisfactory. Democratic America is what it chooses to be, but the issue is so aged, politicised and now polarised that banning guns is not only impossible, it would likely do little to stop the type of bloodshed witnessed last week in Roseburg.

Adam Hills Destroys US Gun Control Laws In Hilarious Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Adam Hills has continued his usual trend of hilariously skewering current events in his latest 'Last Leg' rant, this time tackling US gun control laws...

Hillary Clinton Gets Emotional As She Pledges To Reform Gun Control

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

It's been just under a month since Hillary Clinton made a passionate speech on reforming gun laws in the US, in the aftermath of a mass shooting in Ch...

Emotions Run High As Alison Parker And Adam Ward's Colleagues Return To Work

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

The WDBJ 7 Breakfast programme has returned to air after the murders of journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward. The broadcast is the first by the ...

Today's Virginia Shooting Front Pages Were Too Graphic To Even Be Shown On TV

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

[WARNING - some readers may find some images in this article disturbing] Newspapers have been accused of overstepping the mark in using graphic pho...

Piers Morgan Has Some Harsh Home Truths For America In Wake Of Virginia Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan has gone on a Twitter tirade against US gun violence, repeatedly tweeting an image of the moment a reporter and cameraman were killed liv...

Charleston Shooting Was 'Tipping Point' Which Led To Virginia Shooter Buying Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Bryce Williams, the alleged gunman who killed a reporter and cameraman live on air reportedly said in a fax to ABC News that the Charleston church sho...

Suspected Murderer Of Alison Parker And Adam Ward Pronounced Dead

AP/The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

A cameraman and a TV reporter were killed live on air on Wednesday morning with the gunman recording the murders on his phone. The video was then post...

Virginia Shooting Suspect Tweets Video Of The Attack (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

A man suspected of shooting a Virginia news crew dead during a live broadcast has uploaded camera phone footage of the attack to his Twitter account. ...

Ricky Gervais Has Just Upset Every American Gun Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais has likened having guns to giving people bombs after an American reporter and cameraman were shot dead live on air while filming a segme...

Virginia Gunman Was 'Disgruntled' Ex-Employee Of TV Station

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Virginia Shooting Suspect Named As Bryce Williams AKA Vester Flanagan The gunman who shot dead a reporter and camera man live on air could ...

WDBJ 7 News Team Killed Live On Air In Virginia Shooting (DISTURBING IMAGES)

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

- Shooting leaves reporter and cameraman dead, interviewee injured - Broadcast live on Virginia station WDBJ 7, footage depicted gunman - Gunm...

A Portrait of Rebecca: What Became of Pocahontas?

Katy Gregory | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Katy Gregory

The couple's marriage was known as a "golden age" for both sides in the Virginian region. It brought eight years of peace before a second war from 1622 to 26. Although the English reported that she wished to remain with her new people, as a diplomatic figure for both sides, Rebecca still expressed concerned for the security of those she had left behind.

Rape and Murder Are Not Acceptable Campus Behavior

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK
Jon-Christopher Bua

In the 60s and 70s students were often required to live on campus under adult supervision- there were 'rules of the house' and they were enforced. Limiting drinking or eliminating fraternities entirely are unlikely to have the desired affect. They are more likely to send these unacceptable activities underground - off campus.

The Moment NASA Rocket Explodes After Liftoff

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the moment an unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just moments after liftoff Tuesday evening,...

Where George Washington Made Whiskey

Mike Gerrard | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

When George Washington lived at his Mount Vernon plantation estate, which gazes across the Potomac River from Virginia to Maryland, he employed 316 slaves. Most of them worked in the mansion, in the gardens or on the farm, but from 1797 onwards, the year Washington retired from the US Presidency, six of them had a new job.

Planet Appetite: Food Routes in Virginia, USA

Rupert Parker | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Just across the river from Washington DC, Virginia boasts brilliant oysters, interesting wines and seed-to-plate eating.

Planet Appetite: A Capital Taste of Washington DC and its Region

Rupert Parker | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Tourists flock to Washington DC, the US capital, to view the monuments and museums but they can also dine well, particularly on the seafood coming from Chesapeake Bay.

US State Could Bring Back The Electric Chair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK

Virginia could revive the electric chair as a method to execute prisoners, as European companies and one major distributor in the US block the sale of...

WATCH: Video Drone Crashes At 'Bull Run' Event In United States

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Tech

A drone filming an American 'recreation' of the running of the bulls has crashed during the event, injuring five people. The Great Bull Run in Dinw...

Even After More Than a Century and a Half, the Secession of West Virginia Still Seems Bizarre...

Endeavour Press | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics
Endeavour Press

The American Civil War produced many stories, most of them of battles, heroism, and the overcoming of great odds. It also produced its share of offbeat schemes and political maneuvers. Perhaps one of the strangest of these concerns the founding of West Virginia.

Grid-Block On The Highway: Lego Spill Shuts Down Lane (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK

A Lego spillage caused the closure of a lane as clean up crews scrambled to sweep up the plastic bricks. The incident occurred in Harrison County,...

Pancake Day and Valentine's Day: A False Equivalency for Comedic Purposes

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Waking Tuesday, upon seeing the trending topic, "Pancake Day," I froze in the face of unwanted responsibility, despite the unseasonable balminess of the air.

On the Lincoln Movie Trail

Mike Gerrard | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

In Petersburg filming took place at locations including the Centre Hill Museum, built in 1823 and which Lincoln visited on that April day in 1865, the Union Train Station, the South Side Rail Depot (which served as the Confederate Headquarters) and the Farmer's Market - no, Lincoln didn't do a little shopping as he left town.

Pack Your Sun Screen: Five Summer Destinations to Suit Every Holidaymaker | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

January is the time of year that many travellers make their summer holiday plans. So if you're one of those travellers who plan on booking your summer...