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Ken Calls Lynton Crosby 'The Most Successful Propagandist Since Dr. Joseph Goebbels'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 1 August 2014 | UK
Lynton Crosby, the Australian spinner now advising the Tories ahead of the 2015 election, has been assigned some disparate monikers throughout his political career, including "the Wizard of Oz" and "the Australian Karl Rove". However, former London Mayor Ken Livingstone offered an even more extravagant interpretation during a debate...

Pictures Of The Day: Photos From Friday 1st August 2014

The Huffington Post | Michael Cripps | 1 August 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.

Little Boy In Gaza Dresses Up As A Journalist 'To Survive'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 31 July 2014 | UK
One of the most incredible pictures to come out of the savagery in Gaza was posted on Twitter on Thursday. Taken by Swedish Radio correspondent Johan-Matthias Sommarström, the image shows a small Palestinian boy who had dressed himself as a journalist with a "home made flak jacket". Sommarström said...

Hamas And Israel Agree On 72-Hour Unconditional Humanitarian Cease-Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 31 July 2014 | UK
Hamas and Israel have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian cease-fire that is to last 72 hours, beginning on Friday, according to the United Nations (UN) and Washington. Reported by AP, the US and UN released a joint statement on Thursday evening in which they detailed the three-day...

'The Honourable Woman' Part 5 Review - 'Two Hearts'

Caroline Frost | 31 July 2014 | UK Entertainment
What just happened to 'The Honourable Woman'? So we're halfway through this perplexing series, horribly well-timed - "I think your troops are about to enter Gaza," the head of MI6 prophecised to her Israeli contact - and we've got to the bottom of Nessa's almighty secret. Which made you...

Tory MPs Write To Government Over Israel Policy In Wake Of 'Disproportionate' Action In Gaza

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 31 July 2014 | UK
Two Conservative MPs have written to the Government expressing their concern over the situation in Gaza as a veteran Liberal Democrat called on the Prime Minister to recall Parliament. In a letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Margot James (Stourbridge), who is now working with William Hague, said her constituents...

Treasury Slammed As 'Coalition Propaganda Machine' For Studying Labour's Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 31 July 2014 | UK Politics
George Osborne's deputy Danny Alexander has been accused of using Treasury civil servants as a "coalition propaganda machine" after ordering them to produce a report that was used to attack Labour's spending plans. Justice secretary Chris Grayling warned that taxpayers would be worse off under Labour,...

Dinosaurs Turned Into Small Birds... But Don't Tell Creationists

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 31 July 2014 | UK
Massive meat-eating ground-dwelling dinosaurs shrunk over 50 million years and evolved into agile flying birds, according to new research. Scientists from the University of Southampton have presented in the journal Science a detailed family tree of dinosaurs and their bird descendants, which maps out the evolutionary transformation. They showed that...

Aberdeen Helicopter Crew Lowers Landing Gear Manually Whilst Aircraft Hovers Above Ground

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 31 July 2014 | UK
A daring pilot had to lower a helicopter and hold it steady while a ground crew pulled out the landing gear by hand. Sixteen passengers were on board the aircraft when it ran into trouble during a landing at Aberdeen Airport. According to the BBC, the CHC...

30 Haunting Pictures Of The Worst Ebola Outbreak In History

Charlotte Meredith | 31 July 2014 | UK
The worst Ebola outbreak in history is spreading throughout the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, infecting more than 1,200 and killing more than 600 since early this year. The virus, which has also infected two American aid workers and killed...

This Is Your Body On Orgasm

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | 31 July 2014 | UK Lifestyle
There's only one thing that beats feeling the wind in your hair or the sand between your toes, and that is having an orgasm. Although it might only be brief (3-10 seconds for guys, around 20 seconds for women), there's no denying it's a magical moment. But...

House Prices Hit New Record And Could Soon Be 13 Times Your Wage

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 31 July 2014 | UK Politics
House prices have risen to a new record of £188,949 on average in July, Britain's biggest building society Nationwide has said, as Labour warn that prices could soar to 13 times the average wage by 2020. The cost of an average home will reach £359,000, which would require a £72,000...

Thomson Airlines Passengers Sing Hokey Cokey As 'Drunk' Woman Is Carted Off Plane After Attacking Crew With False Leg

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | 31 July 2014 | UK
A plane had to be diverted to Gatwick Airport last night after a woman allegedly unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade and threw her prosthetic leg at cabin crew. A Sussex police spokesman said trouble kicked off when the woman, 48, began "swearing blue murder" and throwing food at staff on the...

Lily Allen Compares Miley Cyrus' ‘Bangerz' Show To Oasis And The Stone Roses

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | 31 July 2014 | UK Entertainment
Lily Allen has made a comment that's bound to annoy more than few music fans, comparing Miley Cyrus’s live show to Manchester legends Oasis and The Stones Roses. Lily’s bold statement comes just days before she hits the road with Miley...

British Father And Two Children Killed In Croatia Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | 31 July 2014 | UK
Three Britons, including two children, have been killed after their car suffered a devastating crash with a truck in Croatia, local police say. The driver of the car, a 37-year-old man, was fatally injured along with the two youngsters in the incident in Slano, on a road popular with tourists...

Ferrybridge Power Station Evacuated As Firefighters Battle Huge Blaze

Charlotte Meredith | 31 July 2014 | UK
Flames and smoke poured from the side of a major power station where a fire broke out today. The emergency services were alerted just before 2pm to the incident at the coal-fired Ferrybridge C Power Station. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said 15 crews were tackling the blaze at...

Over A Million People Suffering From Asthma Aren't Receiving Yearly Checks For Correct Treatment

Poorna Bell | 31 July 2014 | UK Lifestyle
More than a million people suffering from asthma are missing out on key yearly checks, a charity has warned. New analysis by charity Asthma UK found that 31% of asthma patients did not receive an "essential" annual review to check whether they are on the right...

Do NOT Try This At Home (Or On Holiday): Kid Jumps Five Storeys Into Swimming Pool

Andrea Mann | 31 July 2014 | UK Comedy
Because as well as comedy videos, here at HuffPost UK Comedy, we also like to bring you hand-over-mouth-I-can't-believe-that-just-happened videos. Welcome to one such video. Don't worry - the lad in question is fine and in good health. But as we say at the top: do NOT, please, try this yourself....

National Orgasm Day: How Meg Ryan Faked Orgasm In 'When Harry Met Sally', With Some Help!

Caroline Frost | 31 July 2014 | UK Entertainment
To celebrate National Orgasm Day, we thought we'd dive into the annals for one of the big screen's most notorious moments, when Meg Ryan proved to Billy Crystal what he never dared for a moment to believe - that a man can never spot when a woman is...

A Napping Guide For Brits Who Snooze At Work

Rachel Moss | 31 July 2014 | UK Lifestyle
If you love a power nap on your lunch break, but you also like being employed, help is at hand. The guide from memoryfoamwarehouse.co.uk will help those wishing to sleep at work, with stealthy moves like ‘The Sleeper Agent’ and the cosy ‘Jacket Hammock’....
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