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Petition To Ban Religious Animal Slaughter Reaches 100,000

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 January 2015 | UK
More than 100,000 people have signed an online petition demanding the British government prohibit the slaughter of animals without stunning them first. Yet despite the strength of public feeling, the government said it had “no intention” of outlawing the type of religious slaughter that dictates an animal cannot...

Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Thursday 29th January 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | 29 January 2015 | 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.

Newsnight's 'The Twins Of Auschwitz' Details Brutal Experimentation Of Josef Mengele

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 January 2015 | UK
Tuesday's Newsnight showed a remarkable film entitled 'The Twins of Auschwitz', detailing how brothers and sisters born together were often used by camp physician Dr Josef Mengele for brutal medical experiments. Watch the film below... HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY: The 5 Million Non-Jewish Victims Of The Holocaust

Mark Carney Urged By MPs To Save Brits From Interest Rate Rise 'Misery'

Asa Bennett | 28 January 2015 | UK Politics
Mark Carney has been urged by MPs to spare mortgage-holders and other borrowers the "misery" of interest rates rising too sharply, the Huffington Post UK can reveal. The Bank of England revealed, in response to a Freedom of Information request from HuffPost UK, that Labour MP

Plaid Cymru Peer Lord Wigley Causes Outrage Comparing Trident Base To Auschwitz

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 28 January 2015 | UK Politics
A senior Plaid Cymru peer has apologised for "any offence caused" after making comparing the Trident submarine base to the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz, where over 1.1 million people were murdered. Lord Wigley, a former party leader, made his controversial remarks the day after the world marked 70 years since...

Google Warns That YouTube Is So Inundated Staff Can't Filter Out Terror Related Content

AP | Paul Vale | 28 January 2015 | UK Tech
Internet giant Google said on Wednesday that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos. Google Public Policy Manager Verity Harding said that about 300 hours of video material is...

'The Jump': Is A Stacey Solomon And Steve-O Romance On The Cards? Duo 'Spending A Lot Of Time Together'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | 28 January 2015 | UK Entertainment
Romance is on the cards for Stacey Solomon and stunt performer Steve-O during their training for ‘The Jump’, according reports. SEE MORE: Is 'The Jump' About To Lose ANOTHER Celebrity Contestant? Jodie Replaces Injured Sally On 'The Jump'

Is This Kid Possessed?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 29 January 2015 | UK Comedy
You know when you go too deep into YouTube and stuff starts to get absolutely terrifying? This scary video of a possibly possessed kid dancing to heavy metal has racked up half a million hits, but we're not really sure why.

Whoa-Oo-Oh Supercut Proves Lyricists Are Getting A Bit Lazy

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 29 January 2015 | UK Comedy
Wow. Thanks to The Cutting Room, we can now see exactly how lazy modern songwriters are. They spliced together clips of all the popular songs with "whoa-oo-oh" choruses, and it turns out there's a lot of them.

Ben Carson, Presidential Hopeful, Warns Christian Bakers Might Poison Gay Wedding Cakes

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 29 January 2015 | UK Politics
NEW YORK -- A devoutly Christian Republican has warned that Christian bakers could poison cakes made for same-sex marriages. Dr. Ben Carson, a Tea Party spokesman who is expected to launch a campaign to become the Republican candidate for the 2016 election, made the bizarre suggestion over the weekend....

How To Tell If You're Being Cheated On: 'Human Lie Detector' Shares His Tips On Spotting A Fibber

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 28 January 2015 | UK Lifestyle
The average person tells three lies every 10 minutes, but it can still be difficult to tell when you're on the receiving end of a porkey pie, especially when it comes from your partner. Thinking that your partner is cheating in on you is one of the worst...

Benefits Street Star White Dee 'Swaying Towards' Voting Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 28 January 2015 | UK Politics
One of the stars of the controversial documentary series Benefits Street, White Dee, has announced she is "swaying towards" voting Labour. Dee, also known as Deidre Kelly, told LBC Radio that she was intending on voting Labour after previously hinting that she might want to stand for parliament,...

UK Weather: 6 Inches Of Snow Overnight As Met Office Issues Amber Warning

PA | Sara C Nelson | 28 January 2015 | UK
The East Coast of America took a drubbing earlier this week thanks to Winter Storm Juno – and now Britain is set for some similarly chilly conditions. A weather warning across Scotland has been upgraded to amber as heavy and widespread snow is...

Match Of The Day's Phil Neville Told Not To Threaten To 'Smash' Players on The Show

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 28 January 2015 | UK Sport
Match Of The Day (MOTD) presenters and pundits are being warned to take "extra care" by the BBC after Phil Neville prompted complaints with a joke he would "smash" a player. The ex-Manchester United and Everton star upset some viewers when he went overboard...

Lamborghini Gallardo Crashes Into Lake In Tremendous Wipe Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 28 January 2015 | UK Tech
A customised 2000hp Lamborghini has been caught on camera losing control and crashing into a body of water by the folks at ThatRacingChannel. The Jumbolair residential aviation community in Ocala, Florida, was hosting the WannaGoFast half-mile drag race event on its runway when the...

Ched Evans Submits 'Fresh Evidence' In Attempt To Overturn Rape Conviction

Paul Vale | 28 January 2015 | UK Sport
Former Sheffield United and Wales footballer Ched Evans has submitted "fresh evidence" which he hopes will get his rape conviction overturned. A statement on his website says the submissions were made to the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) on his behalf on Friday. It is claimed...

'Selma' Star David Oyelowo Labels Benedict Cumberbatch 'Coloured Actors' Row 'Ridiculous'

Rachel McGrath | 28 January 2015 | UK Entertainment
‘Selma’ star David Oyelowo has shared his thoughts on Benedict Cumberbatch, who faced criticism this week after using the word “coloured” during a television interview. READ MORE: David Oyelowo Interview: ‘The UK Has A Bizarre Denial Of Its Black Culture’...

George Galloway's Twitter Q&A Went About As Well As You'd Expect

Chris York | 28 January 2015 | UK
George Galloway made a pretty special offer on Twitter on Wednesday... Remember to tweet your question in to #AskGalloway and @georgegalloway will answer the best one pic.twitter.com/gAzzn88mnt— Press TV UK (@Presstvuk) January 28, 2015 That's right, one lucky...

General Election 2015: Nicola Sturgeon 'Unenthusiastic' About SNP-Labour Coalition

Ned Simons | 28 January 2015 | UK Politics
Nicola Sturgeon has said she is not overly keen on being part of a formal coalition with Ed Miliband following the general election. However the SNP leader indicated would be willing to prop up a Labour minority government on a "case by case" basis. A surge in support for the...

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' Welcomes Back Bill Nighy, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith For More Exotic Romance

Caroline Frost | 28 January 2015 | UK Entertainment
After its blitz at the box office two years ago, fans will be delighted that the guests are checking back in at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (or ‘Second Best’… to be precise), joining some of those who turned up the first time, and sort of forgot to...
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