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Pictures Of The Day: Photos From Thursday 27th November 2014

The Huffington Post | Michael Cripps | 27 November 2014 | UK
Pictures of the day from The Huffington Post brings you the very best news and sports images from around the world, chosen and created by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza and Michael Cripps.

Animal Rights Group 'Direct Action Everywhere' Holds Chicken Funeral In Supermarket

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 26 November 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Starting like your average joke video, the latest public stunt from the group who brought us Woman Rants About Her Chicken Baby isn't supposed to be as funny as it is. Direct Action Everywhere, an extreme animal rights movement, held a funeral for a chilled chicken in a...

Ferguson Protest Held Outside US Embassy In London

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
Around 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside the US Embassy in London before marching down Oxford Street on Wednesday to condemn the decision not to prosecute a police officer for shooting dead black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. After listening to a number of speeches the group marched...

Andy Murray Gets Engaged To Girlfriend Kim Sears

PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
Tennis superstar Andy Murray has popped the question to long-time girlfriend Kim Sears. The 27-year-old's representative tonight confirmed the pair had become engaged after nine years together. Sears, 26, is a regular presence at Murray's matches and is the daughter of former Lawn Tennis Association head of women's tennis Nigel...

Earth Wrapped In 'Star Trek Force Field', Scientists Discover

PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK Tech
Earth is wrapped in an invisible force field that scientists have compared with the "shields" featured in Star Trek. A US team discovered the barrier, some 7,200 miles above the Earth's surface, that blocks high energy electrons threatening astronauts and satellites. Scientists identified an "extremely sharp" boundary within the Van...

'Mad' Frankie Fraser Dead: Infamous East End Gangster Dies

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
Gangster "Mad" Frankie Fraser has died in hospital, a former associate has said. The enforcer, who spent 42 years in prison, died following an operation on his leg. He is believed to have been 90. South London gangland boss Eddie Richardson, who described Fraser as an "old acquaintance", said: "He's...

'You Are Responsible': Hungarian Police Appear To Blame Women For Sexual Assault In Safety Video

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 26 November 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hungarian police have come under fire for a public safety advert that partly blames women for sexual assault. The video, that was first aired on Friday, has been accused for victim-blaming and focussing less on the perpetrator. The video shows three women on a regular night out - wearing...

'The Apprentice' Review - James Hill Admits He Snapped Through Fatigue As He Is Fired By Lord Sugar

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | 26 November 2014 | UK Entertainment
James Hill admits he "snapped through fatigue" as he became the latest Apprentice to be fired by Lord Sugar. READ ALSO: It's Time To Play... Apprentice Celebrity Looky-Likey! Guess Who's The Viewers' Favourite Of This Year's Apprentice Gang! Viewers...

British Court To Rule On Legality Of Sanctions Against Russia Following Rosneft Complaint

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
The High Court is to rule on Thursday on whether the British Government can, from this weekend, make it a crime in the UK to breach international sanctions against Russia. One of Russia's leading oil companies is asking two judges, Lord Justice Beatson and Mr Justice Simon, to block the...

Trine Dyrholm Stars In 'The Legacy', High-Quality Danish Drama, With No Murder In Sight

Caroline Frost | 26 November 2014 | UK Entertainment
The latest high-quality drama to make its way from Danish shores to ours has all of the excellent acting, personal intrigue and bleak, beautiful backdrops, just without any of the murders that usually come with it. ‘The Legacy’ explores what happens when successful but capricious...

Concerns Raised Over Terror Bill Which Requires Universities To Ban Extremist Speakers

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | 26 November 2014 | UK Universities & Education
New anti-terror laws which will require universities to ban extremist speakers have drawn criticism from human rights groups, who say the measures are "dangerous". The bill, published on Wednesday, coincides with the publication of the report on the murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich last year. Announcing the measures, home...

British Brothers Hamza And Mohommod Nawaz Jailed For Conspiring To Attend Terror Training Camp In Syria

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
Two jihadist brothers have become the first Britons to be jailed for going to Syria to attend a terrorist training camp. Hamza Nawaz, 24, and Mohommod Nawaz, 30, took photographs and videos of themselves as they travelled via France and Turkey to the war-torn state in August last year. ...

Plane Passengers 'Get Out & Push' Plane After It Freezes To Tarmac In Russia

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | 26 November 2014 | UK
Passengers gamely left their seats and pushed their aircraft across the tarmac after its brake pads froze solid. The bizarre incident unfolded on Tuesday as the plane waited to leave Igarka airport, where the air temperature had dropped to minus 52 degrees, RIA Novosti reported. Fearing...

Restaurants In Saudi Arabia Asked To Remove Signs Banning Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 26 November 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Women should not be allowed to eat in restaurants unless accompanied by their husband or a male guardian. That's according to sexist restaurant owners in Saudi Arabia who have been decorating their eateries in signs stating that single women are banned from entering. Thankfully,...

Delivery Drivers Move Car That's Parked In Their Way... With A Forklift Truck

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 26 November 2014 | UK Comedy
These guys had a delivery to make. They also had a forklift truck. So guess what they did when they found a parked car in their way? (VIa Live Leak)

Christian Bale Says 'Drones Would Be Sent After Moses' If The Hebrew Were Alive Today

Paul Vale | 26 November 2014 | UK
NEW YORK -- Christian Bale has said “drones would be sent after” Moses if the Hebrew character were alive today. The British actor was speaking to ABC Nightline ahead of the release of Ridley Scott’s Biblical offering Exodus: God and Kings, which lands in cinemas next month. ...

Flirtmoji: The Emoji Site For All Your Sexting Needs (But It's A Bit #NSFW)

Brogan Driscoll | 26 November 2014 | UK Lifestyle
There's an emoji for almost everything. Had a shit day? Use the smiling pile of poo. Planning an evening with your best gal pals? Dancing showgirls should do it. But when it comes to flirting, the current range of emojis just doesn't cut it - until now....

EU Countries Must Share The Refugee Load Or Face Thousands More Dying, MEPs Warn

Jessica Elgot | 26 November 2014 | UK
STRASBOURG — European countries must share the number of refugees that head for their shores, or face thousands more dying in the Mediterranean, EU politicians have warned. The crises Syria and Libya has left Europe facing the highest number of desperate refugees since the Balkan War 20 years ago, MEPs...

Al Murray Has A Few Ideas About The Names Of Our Political Parties

Andrea Mann | 26 November 2014 | UK Comedy
"Names matter in life," opines comedian Al Murray. "Names are important." The pub landlord is right (as always). And he proves his point by dissecting the names of our biggest political parties... to typically amusing effect. Check out this clip from the DVD of his latest tour,...

Daily Express Front Page Faces Furious Backlash For Attack On 'Hidden Migrants'

Charlotte Meredith | 26 November 2014 | UK
The Daily Express varied from its usual front page topics of weather chaos and miracle cures Wednesday, instead sparking a furious backlash for referring to children born in the UK as "hidden migrants." The paper published findings from the pressure group Migration Watch - whose chairman Sir Andrew Green was...
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