After David Cameron Slagged Off Yorkshire, Here's 6 Reasons Why It's The Best Place To Live In Blighty

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

Patrick Stewart, Brian Blessed, Jarvis Cocker and the man who invented the toilet; Yorkshire has a lot to boast about. But David Cameron's only gon...

Marching on Together: Boxer Josh Warrington Confirms Leeds as UK Capital of Sport

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

Having been fortunate enough to witness many examples of sporting excellence in Leeds over the years, I was privileged last weekend, thanks to event s...

What I Learnt From Spending Time Away From the Internet

Lizzie Davey | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Davey

It was almost 11pm and I was responding to a client offer after a day spent hiking, eating, and dodging the rain. I never worked this late at home, so why was I still tapping away on my tiny keypad as it was nearing midnight?

How to Plan Free Days Out on a Last-Minute Family Summer Holiday

William Gray | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Parents
William Gray

The school summer holidays may already be well underway, but if you're yet to book a break, or feel the need for an extra week away, it's not too late to snap up a last-minute holiday at one of Britain's favourite family boltholes.

Why Yorkshire Rules

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Happiness is...living in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, according to the results from a recent study. (Well, it was definitely not going to be London). ...

11 Weird Facts About Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The first day of August is Yorkshire Day, when we all thank the lord for giving us gifts like Yorkshire puddings and Yorkshire Tea. But there's a l...

16 Signs You Grew Up In Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Comedy

On 1 August we celebrate Yorkshire Day, so it's only fitting that #GrowingUpYorkshire was trending on Twitter. We're sure that anyone who was born and...

There's More Heatwave To Come (But Not For The Grim North)

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

The saying "It's grim up north" has never been truer. Last week temperatures soared to 35C across the UK and the heatwave is set to continue... but...

Bangladeshi Community Centre AGM Ends In Mass Brawl

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK

A mass brawl broke out at a community centre in Leeds on Saturday, the incident captured on video showing hundreds of people throwing chairs across a ...

Mystery Of Humphrey The Cockerel Has Yorkshire Town In A Flap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Comedy

It all started when tweeter @angryflatcap alerted us to a posting in his local classifieds: This just appeared on my home town's classifieds page. ...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.

Vice... Stop Prostituting Yourself to Islamophobes...

Zahid Ayden | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK
Zahid Ayden

31 European countries haven't made prostitution illegal, which reiterates it to be a global problem, free from association of colour, creed or nationality, rather than the actions of the 'insidious Muslims in the far East'.

Your Biggest Chance Yet Of Snow Down South In Britain...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK

Britain woke up to frost and, in some places, snow on Saturday morning after temperatures plummeted overnight, with the Met Office issuing severe warn...

Cruise Ship Passengers Are 'Freeing' Lobsters Off The Yorkshire Coast

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

Canadian lobsters have apparently been found off the Yorkshire coast after being thrown back into the sea by cruise ship passengers who take pity on t...

A1 Re-Opens Following 'Explosion' Near Military Barracks

PA | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

A major road closed all day following an explosion has re-opened - and while police have ruled out any link to terrorism they said they "may never fin...

Duck Cull As Bird Flu Hits Yorkshire Poultry Farm

The Huffington Post UK | Press Association | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

There has been an outbreak of bird flu on a British duck breeding farm, in the first case reported in the UK since 2008. The Department for Environ...

Ee By Gum! Falcao Has Yorkshire Blood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Sport

It turns out Radamel Falcao's move to Manchester United was an ancestral homecoming for the Colombia striker, whose great-grandfather was born in Nort...

Recon Festival: Crossing Geographical and Creative Boundaries in Leeds and Bradford

Clare Fisher | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clare Fisher

Having finished on the 29 September, Recon included a range of newly commissioned artworks that fostered collaboration between artists and musicians.

Is William Hague The Greatest Living Yorkshireman? Here's 10 Other Options

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Is William Hague the greatest living Yorkshireman? More than the tax cuts, or the spending slashes, it was David Cameron's assertion that the former F...

These 9 Place Could Be Next To Call For Independence From The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

Independence was in the air as Scotland went to the polls to vote Yes or No on becoming a separate country from the rest of the UK. Scotland chose...

Helicopter Crashes Into The Sea

PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A helicopter has crashed into the sea in East Yorkshire. The helicopter was seen crashing off the coast near Flamborough at 1.40pm on Tuesday, Humb...

Hitler's Trip To Yorkshire Is Ruined In This Very Funny, Very Sweary 'Downfall' Parody

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, it's another Hitler 'Downfall' video. But we like this one because it's a) British and b) very funny. (Warning: it's also very, very sweary.) ...

Israeli Ambassador Trolls George Galloway With Visit To 'Israel-Free' Bradford

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Israel’s UK ambassador has taken a trip to Bradford after local MP George Galloway said citizens of the Jewish state were not welcome in the city. ...

Israeli Tourists Visit Bradford To Troll George Galloway

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

A dozen "Israeli tourists" made a pilgrimage to Bradford this weekend, after local MP George Galloway said they were not welcome in the city. Yorks...

How Government and Lobbyists Work to Change the Planning Process

Michelle Thew | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics
Michelle Thew

It is understandable that a commercial company will seek to harness the power of Government departments to its efforts. But should BIS and the Foreign Office be seeking to assist their effort to decide the planning application, especially when a Government minister will decide the appeal?