All The News

TV Trends: What Are The Best Festive Specials On TV This Christmas? Doctor Who Getting All The Love Ahead Of Yuletide!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | 17 December 2014 | UK Entertainment
In case you hadn't noticed, Christmas is nearly upon us... which, for an astonishing reported 80% of Brits using it as an excuse to watch more telly than normal. Which means the halls are being decked with boughs of Christmas specials - including another turn with last year's favourite...

European Parliament Opts For Watered-Down Palestine Motion, Court Rules Hamas Should Be Removed From Terror List

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | 17 December 2014 | UK
Palestinians scored two partial victories in Europe on Wednesday, with a European Union court removing Hamas from the EU terrorist list, and the European Parliament throwing its weight behind the global momentum to recognise, in principle, a Palestinian state. Both these apparent successes come with caveats. The bloc can maintain...

Move Over Miliband, Nick Clegg Is Worse At Eating Things Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 17 December 2014 | UK Politics
It seems Nick Clegg wasn't filled with Christmas cheer when he made festive treats with some schoolchildren. The Liberal Democrat leader was cooking with year 5 students at Hallfield Primary School, where he was announcing improvements to his free school meals agenda.

Tommy Robinson, Former EDL Leader, Comes Out In Support Of Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | 17 December 2014 | UK Politics
Far-right activist Tommy Robinson has announced his support for Ukip at the next general election. Having previously endorsed Nigel Farage's party in a tweet, the former English Defence League leader has restated his support for Ukip in an interview. Robinson, real name...

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2' Isn't Real, It's Fake

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 17 December 2014 | UK Tech
A 'mysterious' press release claiming to announce Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2 has sent the internet into overdrive. It's a fake. The obviously inept press release claims that the game would take place seven years after the original San Andreas game, and feature the same voice actor in the...

The Christmas Smile Project Gives Gifts To Hundreds Of Children In Need Every Year

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 17 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Work occupies so much of our time it can seem hard to fit anything else in. But Kate Phillips shows how helping other people, particularly kids who come from families unable to buy them Christmas presents, is worth making time for. By day, 45-year-old Phillips is a Project Manager...

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur?

Huffington Post UK | Dave Leonard | 17 December 2014 | UK
You like the idea of being your own boss. If you weren’t tied to your current job and had the chance to go with that killer business idea that’s been hatching in your mind for ages, you’re pretty sure of your chances of striking it big. But do you have...

China's People's Liberation Army Soldiers Forced To Train In Temperatures Of Minus 30 Degrees

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 17 December 2014 | UK
These poor chaps from the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) were forced to perform their daily training session despite temperatures hitting -30 degrees celsius in Heihe, Heilongjiang Province, on Tuesday. The air was so bitingly cold that frost covered their eyelashes, hats and shoulders. The soldiers, from of the Frontier...

Sir Ben Kingsley Doesn't See Funny Side In Interview For 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | 17 December 2014 | UK Entertainment
Sir Ben Kingsley evidently got out of his bed on the wrong side yesterday morning, judging by the short shrift he gave this unsuspecting interviewer. The pair were each attending to their respective duties on the junket for 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the...

Peshawar School Attack: First Pictures Show Inside After Mass Murder

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | 17 December 2014 | UK
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The first pictures have been released of the Peshawar school where 142 people, mostly children, were killed by Taliban militants. Children were forced to watch teachers burned alive in the attack, which was so barbaric it was condemned by the Afghan branch of the Taliban. SEE ALSO:...

Vaping Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit, Study Finds

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 17 December 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Smokers who are struggling to kick the habit should try "vaping", as they are more likely to stop smoking completely or, at the very least, cut down, says a new study. Despite encouraging results from the study on electronic cigarettes, the UK and New Zealand researchers behind the...

Boxer Anthony Crolla In Hospital After Burglar Attack

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Toby Gladwin | 17 December 2014 | UK Sport
Boxer Anthony Crolla is recovering in hospital after being attacked by burglars armed with a concrete slab. The Lightweight fighter sustained a possible fractured skull and a broken right foot whilst defending his neighbour's property from burglars. Burglars beat @ant_crolla up,after he worked so hard...

You May Start Feeling A Bit Richer, Just In Time For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | 17 December 2014 | UK Politics
Britons may be starting to feel a bit richer just in time for Christmas as official figures show that wages have been rising faster than prices. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that from August to October of this year, pay packets - including bonuses - rose by 1.4%...

Misheard Song Lyrics – The 2014 Edition

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 17 December 2014 | UK Comedy
Pleated Jeans do their usual end-of-year honours and bring us the best lyrics you think you heard in 2014. From Taylor Swift to Sam Smith, One Direction to Maroon 5, it's all delightfully silly stuff. (Warning: contains some NSFW language and 'Let It Go'.) SEE ALSO:

The Apprentice 2015 Sneak Preview

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 17 December 2014 | UK Comedy
We get an exclusive look at the contestants who'll be in Alan Sugar's firing line next year... (Video made for HuffPost UK Comedy by Amanda Wilkie, David Schneider and Handface)

United Airlines UA28 Plane Lands Safely After Four Hour Ordeal Over English Channel

Ryan Barrell | 17 December 2014 | UK Tech
Update: After over four hours in the air flight UAL28 has now landed safely at London Heathrow. According to United Airlines the plane was suffering from 'maintenance issues' which led to the decision being made to turn back to London. A Boeing 767...

Chilling Pictures Reveal Taliban Fighters Who Murdered More Than 100 Children In Peshawar Attack

Louise Ridley | 17 December 2014 | UK
The Taliban fighters who stormed a military-run school in Pakistan and murdered over 140 people - most of them children - can be seen for the first time in new images. The armed men stand stony-faced in three pictures, posing in front of banners in the first images...

Even The Taliban Condemns Pakistan School Mass Murder

Jack Sommers | 17 December 2014 | UK
WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES The Afghan Taliban has condemned the mass murder of more than 100 children by its Pakistani counterpart as un-Islamic. Mass funerals have been held for some of the 142 people, most of them children, killed by the Pakistani branch of the extremist group in a school attack...

Hyperkin RetroN 5 UK Review: Your New Solution To Retro Gaming

Michael Rundle | 17 December 2014 | UK Tech
The Hyperkin RetroN 5 is available for pre-order from FunStock for £129.99. Key Features: Plays titles from up to 10 systems Original controllers and included Bluetooth gamepad supported Load/save, screenshots, fast-forward and built-in cheats Android based emulation system 720P output over HDMI

Russell Brand Described As 'Puerile, Prancing Millionaire' By RBS Worker

Sara C Nelson | 17 December 2014 | UK
Russell Brand has received a brutally hilarious tongue-lashing after a protest which saw an irate City worker miss his lunch. Blogger and City worker Joseph Kynaston Reeves was caught on film squaring up to Brand outside the Royal Bank of Scotland London offices as the...
All posts from 17.12.2014 < 16.12.2014