Wiltshire

Life in the Arts Lane - Week 59 - Westward by Road

Thomas Woodham Smith | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Woodham Smith

Back behind the wheel, with my trusty giant Twix nestling in my glove compartment, ready to grant me the benison of its exquisite chocolate, caramel and biscuit melange when a sugar crisis raises its head. Even now, as I guzzle the chocolate stick I cannot resist pretending I am smoking a cigar, something I have never done in real life!

File Under 'More Stuff That Looks Like Swastikas'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An eagle-eyed resident has discovered a block of flats in Wiltshire which bears, some would say, more than a passing resemblance to a swastika from ab...

Man Jailed For Goat Sex

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

A man has been jailed for six weeks after admitting having sex with a goat in a barn in Wiltshire. Robert Newman, 23, launched the night time atta...

Ex-SAS Man, Danny Nightingale, Given Suspended Sentence

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Former SAS sniper Sergeant Danny Nightingale has been given a suspended sentence after being convicted for a second time for the possession of a pisto...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 10 Jun - 16 Jun 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Tip-offs and musical treats are the name of the game with our Top Five Emerging Icons Live... so brace yourselves, new music fans- cos there's some be...

Teenage Driver And Passenger Killed

PA | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

A teenage driver and her female passenger have died and three men are in hospital after their car careered off the road into undergrowth. The grey ...

Retired Police Inspector Found Shot Dead At Home With His Partner

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A man found shot dead alongside his female partner was a retired police inspector of 30 years' service, a detective has said. The pair were found d...

Artist Recreates London View From Memory - But Could You Do It?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

Artist Stephen Wiltshire has recreated the view atop the Shard from memory after merely one trip up the 800ft high building. The pen and ink drawi...

A Landslide For Apathy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

Labour have described the the police and crime commissioner elections as having descended in to a shambles, with turnout was expected to be as low as ...

Christopher Halliwell's Daughter Urges Killer To Confess To Second Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell has been urged by his daughter to give the family of a second woman he killed "justice" over her murder, as a police...

Unemployment? Recession? Rained-Off Football?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

We at the Huffington Post UK understand. It's Wednesday, you've forgotten all the fun you had at the weekend and the next one still seems so far a...

Schoolboy In 'Stable Condition' After Being Struck By Lightning

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

The family of a boy struck by lightning whilst waiting for a lift home from school have thanked the people that came to his aid. Joe Compton is in ...

Man And Two Children Found Dead In Flat

PA | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK

Police have launched a major investigation after the bodies of a man and two young children were found at a flat. Officers were called after parame...

Shot Solicitor Dies From Injuries

PA | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

A solicitor who was shot in the head with a sawn-off shotgun has died from his injuries, police said today. James Ward, 58, was left fighting for h...

Rural Homelessness in the UK: Interview With Lisa Lewis From Doorway

Mark Horvath | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK
Mark Horvath

We all know there is homelessness in large metropolitan areas, but the truth is homelessness is everywhere and effects each and everyone of us. When British Airways graciously offered to sponsor my trip to London I knew I would have to spend some time in a rural community outside of the city.

MoD: New Unmanned Drone Development Centre To Be Built In Wiltshire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Ministry of Defence will establish a new technology centre to rapidly design and develop next-generation unmanned drones. The centre - the firs...

Man In Court After Solicitor Shot In His Offices

PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court today charged with attempted murder after a solicitor was blasted in the face with a sawn-off shotgun. James Ward, 58, w...

Solicitor Shot In Wiltshire Named As Father-Of-Three

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

The man shot at a solicitors office in Devizies, Wiltshire has been named locally as James Ward, a principal partner at the firm Morris, Goddard and W...

62-Year-Old In Custody As Man Fights For Life After Shooting In Solicitor's Office

PA | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

A 62-year-old man remains in custody after a shooting at a solicitor's office left a man fighting for his life in hospital. The family of the victi...

Shooting In Solicitors' Office Leaves Man Critically Injured

PA | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

A man was taken to hospital today with life threatening injuries after he was shot in a solicitors office, police said. Emergency services rushed t...

Mystery Of Why Stonehenge Was Built 'Finally Solved'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Over the years there have been many theories about why Stonehenge was built, some credible, some utterly bizarre. Some believe, for instance, that ...

'Pariah' Police Chief 'Took His Own Life'

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

A police chief under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female colleagues took his own life, a coroner ruled today. David Ainswort...

Gary Smith Death: Woman Bailed On Suspicion Of Manslaughter

PA | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK

A woman arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a man drowned in a canal has been released on bail, police said today. Gary Smith, 45, died in ...

PHOTOS: Warminster Pays Tribute To Afghanistan Dead

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The town of Warminster came to a halt today to pay their respects to six British soldiers killed in an explosion in Afghanistan last week and to see o...

Duchess Of Cambridge Meets Recovering Addicts

PA | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge has made a private visit to her addiction charity to meet alcohol and drug users being successfully treated by the organisati...