Man Who Murdered Teen In Broad Daylight Sentenced To 31 Years For 'Chilling' Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK

A man who killed 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom in broad daylight has been sentenced to at least 31 years in prison for her “brutal” murder. Mark...

Nandy: Labour Should Be Party Of Patriotism, Not 'Placards'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is never going to win power until it starts listening to Brexit voters and stops being a party of ‘placards’ and protest,...

Mum Shares Harrowing Photos Of Daughter In Coma To Warn Teens About Dangers Of Ecstasy

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A mum has shared harrowing photos of her teenage daughter in a coma to warn young people about the dangers of taking drugs. Kerry Robinson’s 16-yea...

A Larger Than Life Health Bill: Rethinking Britain's Approach To The Obesity Crisis

Thomas Smith | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Smith

It is difficult to deny the current problem of obesity in the United Kingdom- a situation which displays only a bleaker forecast each year. At present...

It's Green Up North

Julian Dobson | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK
Julian Dobson

If that action includes bringing people together around food, supporting local food-based businesses and helping people to learn how to grow, cook and share food in ways that preserve resources for future generations, it can open up the conversations we need to have about land: who owns it, who can use it, how it can be used sustainably and who benefits from its use.

Man Arrested After Baby Found Dumped In Hospital Toilets

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a newborn baby boy was dumped in hospital toilets. The infant had to be r...

Wigan Man Arrested For Trying To Have Sex With A Postbox

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK

A man from Wigan has been put on the Sex Offenders Register after being caught drunkenly trying to violate a postbox. Paul Bennett, 45, was reporte...

5 Shocking Facts From The World Pie Eating Competition 2014

PA | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

Controversy has rocked this year's World Pie Eating competition in Wigan. The annual event is ranked alongside the top international eating competi...

Dave Whelan Should Probably Stop Talking. Now.

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Sport

Wigan boss Dave Whelan has again apologised for any offence caused by alleged anti-Semitic remarks attributed to him - but caused further outrage by ...

Wigan Councillor Ran Up £2,400 On Sex Chatlines

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK

Female council officers have been advised not to speak to a councillor after a mobile phone bill of more than £2,400 revealed he had called premium r...

This Huge Tree Fell On And Injured Four People

PA | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK

Four people, including one child, were taken to hospital after they were injured by an uprooted tree near a pub in Wigan. A boy of seven was taken ...

Down But Looking Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Sport

Roberto Martínez was left in no doubt how much Wigan fans want him to stay on as manager as the club celebrated their FA Cup triumph with a parade th...

Martínez Shocked By Wigan Relegation (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Sport

Roberto Martínez never really believed FA Cup winners Wigan would be relegated until the Latics' eight-year stay in the Barclays Premier League final...

Wigan's Youngsters Shine At Wembley

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Maunder | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Sport

It’s always darkest just before the dawn. Four days ago the Wigan Athletic players lay on the turf at the DW Stadium knowing that their days in the ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Shock Of The Decade

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Sport

Wigan Athletic delivered one of the FA Cup's greatest shocks as they beat Manchester City in the Wembley final thanks to substitute Ben Watson's 89th ...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, You're Off To Wemberley

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Sport

Roberto Martinez must decide whether to stick with his wobbly defence for Wigan's first FA Cup final appearance against Manchester City tomorrow. A...

Universal Credit To Be Introduced In Four Jobcentres

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Politics

The controversial benefit reform, Universal Credit, which replaces other benefits such as jobseeker's allowance, income support and other tax credits,...

28 People Charged After Shrewsbury Football Clashes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Twenty eight people have been charged with violent disorder and other offences after an inquiry into clashes between rival football supporters. Wes...

Samuel Luckhurst

Martínez's Clichéd Defence, Typical Tottenham And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Sport

Perhaps the weekend when it was decided which district of Manchester would house the Premier League trophy in the summer, the top of the table faded i...

'A S**thouse Tackle'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Sport

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was left seething with referee Mark Halsey after the official missed Callum McManaman's "awful" knee-high challen...

Samuel Luckhurst

Rafa Outfoxes Fergie, Moyes Needs Everton And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Sport

Chelsea's comeback made for a disheartening week for Manchester United while Wigan's annual March magic began with a superb victory at Everton in the ...

WATCH: Cult Kop Idol Neil Mellor Retires Aged 29

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Sport

Liverpool academy product Neil Mellor has been forced to retire aged 29 due to a knee injury. The former Preston North End striker revealed on Twit...

Title Race Back On

AOL.co.uk | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Sport

Manchester United's lead at the top of the Premier League is down to five points after the defending champions lost 1-0 at Wigan while Manchester City...

Man Charged with Murder After Body Dumped In Wigan Wheelie Bin

PA | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

A man has been charged over the discovery of a body found dumped in a wheelie bin. James Anthony Jepson, 24, is accused of murdering Steven Rourke,...

'Wheelie Bin' Killing: Family Appeal For Help After Man Found Dead

PA | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

The family of a man found dumped in a wheelie bin has said he was "always happy to help others". The body of Steven Rourke, 26, was found on open l...