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Game Boy Review: Celebrating The Original Handheld 25 Years On

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 17 April 2014 | UK Tech
The Game Boy changed the world, and even now it's 25 years on it's still rocking ours. To celebrate the quarter-centenary of Nintendo's classic gaming system, we decided to return to the Game Boy and see how much of love of the machine transcended mere nostalgia. The results? This thing...

London Marathon 'Cheater' Denies Claims He Jumped Barrier

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
A man who ran the second half of the London Marathon in less than half the time it took him to complete the first has denied claims he cheated. Jason Scotland-Williams, 34, was accused of jumping over a barrier midway through the world famous race in order to achieve the...

Malaysia Ravine Bus Crash Kills British Man

PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
A British man has died after a double-decker bus reportedly plunged into a ravine in Malaysia. Harry Christopher Woolhouse, 32, from Peterborough, died in the accident, the Foreign Office has confirmed. The bus was reportedly taking foreign tourists to Singapore when it fell down a 15-metre slope at an oil...

Mail On Sunday Food Banks 'Scroungers' Article Prompts Twitter Outrage

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
People have taken to Twitter to implore people to donate to food banks, in response to a Mail On Sunday article that claimed food banks don't ask their users to prove they need free food and "scroungers" take advantage of them. Earlier this week, it was revealed that...

Queen Elizabeth's New Portrait By David Bailey Unveiled To Mark 88th Birthday

PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by the renowned British photographer David Bailey was released today to mark her 88th birthday on Monday. The photograph of the monarch, smiling, was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and commissioned on behalf of the Government's GREAT Britain campaign. The image...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Highlights Ukraine And Syria Hardship In Easter Sermon

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
The Archbishop of Canterbury has used his Easter sermon to highlight the hardship of people suffering in Syria and Ukraine as well as closer to home. Speaking on Easter Sunday from Canterbury Cathedral, Archbishop Justin Welby said: "In Syria mothers cry for their children and husbands. In the...

Everton 2-0 Manchester United: David Moyes' Record-Breaking Knack Continues

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | 20 April 2014 | UK Sport
Everton kept their Champions League qualifying hopes alive with a convincing win against former manager David Moyes' toothless Manchester United side on a day the Scot broke another unwanted record. Leighton Baines and Kevin Mirallas' goals secured a first League Everton double over United...

17 Incredible Pictures Of The Vrontados 'Rocket War' Easter Celebrations

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK
Easter is celebrated in all parts of the world and in many different ways. At the Vatican the quiet masses listen in awe as the Pope addresses them and in the Philippines they actually crucify people. But forget all that because there's a little town in Greece called Vrontados on...

Prince George Tries To Grab Endangered Bilby At Sydney's Taronga Zoo

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
Prince George tried to grab an endangered animal during an Easter Sunday zoo visit, prompting Kate Middleton and Prince William to intervene to stop him. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to step in to protect the bilgy - a rabbit-like marsupial -...

Russian Firefighter's 'Magic Carpet' Is The Coolest Hose-Based Shenanigans Ever

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK Tech
Hands down the best non-lifesaving use of firefighter hose ever. These Russian chaps have managed to turn six hoses and what looks like a mini trampoline into their own veritable magic carpet. And it works...

Cat Fishes For Another Cat. That Is All

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK Comedy
In some kind of meta-feline extravaganza, we bring you a cat fishing for... another cat. (Via Gawker)

Quango Chief Appointed By David Cameron Resigns After Bankruptcy Revealed

PA | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
A businessman appointed by David Cameron to head a multibillion-pound quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt. A Government spokesman said Tony Caplin - a former Conservative Party chief operating officer - had resigned as chairman of the Public Works...

Helen Clements, Longleat Safari Park Car Fire Mother, Talks About Awful 'Dilemma'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK
As a mother it's certainly up there with one of the hardest decisions to make - burn to death with your two children or get devoured by lions... Luckily for Helen Clements, it all ended ok when she was faced with just that dilemma with her two children after their...

Christian Nurse Fired In 'Homosexuality Sin' Row Claims Unfair Dismissal

Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK
A Christian nursery nurse who lost her job because she said she told a gay colleague that the Bible regards the practice of homosexuality as a sin is claiming unfair dismissal. Sarah Mbuyi says she only made the comments after being pressed on her beliefs by a colleague who initiated...

South Korean Ferry Families Clash With Police Over Protest March To Seoul (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | 20 April 2014 | UK
Families of those aboard the sunken South Korean ferry have clashed with police as they tried to stage a symbolic march to Seoul to protest the slow rescue operation. The BBC reported that divers have now entered the ferry, which sank on Wednesday, and retrieved 22 bodies, taking...

Scottish Independence Yes Vote Gains Ground On No Campaign

Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK Politics
The campaign for Scottish independence is gaining ground with five months to go until the referendum, according to new polls. The gap between the two sides has narrowed, suggesting a two-point swing could be enough to secure a "yes" vote on September 18. An ICM poll for the...

NHS Boob Job Mum Turned Escort Josie Cunningham 'Aborting Baby To Find Fame On Big Brother' (PICTURES)

Sara C Nelson | 20 April 2014 | UK
A pregnant mother-of-two who mined a dubious fame for receiving a £4,800 breast enlargement on the NHS has revealed she plans to abort her unborn baby in the hopes she can appear on Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother show. Cunningham, who...

Palcohol, Powdered Alcohol, Approved By US Prompting Hasty Re-Marketing Campaign

Chris York | 20 April 2014 | UK Tech
The US government go-ahead of a food product has prompted a rather hasty re-marketing campaign by its makers. Palchohol - powdered alcohol - had previously been been described as the perfect way to smuggle cheap drinks into venues as well as being perfect sprinkled

It's An Easter Sunday Celebrity Eggs-travaganza: Our Favourite Famous Bald Hotties

Daniel Welsh | 20 April 2014 | UK Entertainment
There are quite a few great things about Easter. It’s a clear indicator that spring is really here - meaning summer can’t be far behind - and we all get a four-day weekend to watch some rubbish telly and eat enough chocolate to fill a small warehouse. It’s also brilliant...

'Britain's Got Talent': David Walliams Causes Twitter Outrage After Hitting His Golden Buzzer For Christian Spridon

Daniel Welsh | 20 April 2014 | UK Entertainment
David Walliams has caused controversy among ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ viewers after pushing his golden buzzer for Christian Spridon in Saturday night’s show. Christian took to the stage to perform a less-than-tuneful rendition of Tom Jones’s hit ‘Sex Bomb’ for the judges, which
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