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France Is Forcing Supermarkets To Give Wasted Food To Charity With Radical New Laws

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | 22 May 2015 | UK
France has made it illegal for big supermarkets to throw away edible food, in a bold move designed to reduce the country's chronic food waste. A series of new laws now forbids supermarkets with a floor area of more than 400 square meters from chucking away...

The 'Button' On Reddit Has FINALLY Hit Zero

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 22 May 2015 | UK Tech
A lot of things in life are certain: The Sun rising in the morning, "The Archers" coming on every night, seeing another cat video appear on Twitter and of course, the infamous 'Button' on reddit. Well congratulations everyone because according to the image below the human race just proved reddit...

Gay Marriage Referendum Has Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor Praying For God To Deliver Inequality

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 22 May 2015 | UK
One of England's most prominent Catholics has beseeched God to let inequality continue in Ireland. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor -- the former Archbishop of Westminster -- insists marriage should remain between men and women, dismissing calls for the legalisation of same-sex marriage due to its (unspecified) association with the breakdown of...

Russia Threatens To Ban Facebook, Google And Twitter Unless Companies Turn Over User Data

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | 22 May 2015 | UK
A further step was taken in Russia’s slow authoritarian regression on Friday after it was revealed Google, Facebook and Twitter would be banned by the regime unless they disclose user data in line with the country’s blogging laws. Media watchdog Roskomnadzor contacted the technology giants to demand they comply...

Tesco Announces Plans To Cut Sugar In Drinks By 5% To Help Customers Make Healthier Choices

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | 22 May 2015 | UK Lifestyle
We know consuming lots of sugar in drinks isn't great for our health, but now it may be easier than ever to avoid the sweet stuff. Tesco has announced it will cut the sugar content in all its own-label soft drinks by 5% every year in...

Cannes 2015 Fashion: The Hottest Red Carpet Trends

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | 22 May 2015 | UK Style
This year's Cannes Film Festival has almost come to a close, but the attendees have given us enough style inspo to last all summer. The A-list hit the red carpet in some of the most beautiful designs we've seen so far this year and we couldn't...

Mum Angered As Clay Pigeon Shoot At MP's Home Disturbs Teens Sitting GCSE Exam

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | 22 May 2015 | UK Parents
A mum has complained her daughter's GCSE exam was disturbed by the noise of gunfire coming from the home of an MP. The mother, who asked not to be named, said her daughter was "very upset" when the silence in her schools exam hall...

Fearne Cotton Leaves Radio 1: DJ Says Emotional Farewell As She Hosts Last Show

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | 22 May 2015 | UK Entertainment
Fearne Cotton bid an emotional farewell to her Radio 1 listeners today (22 May), as she hosted her last ever show. The DJ is leaving the station after 10 years on the air, following her announcement she is pregnant with her second child. SEE ALSO:

Superhuman Vision Now Possible Thanks To Bionic Lenses

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | 22 May 2015 | UK Tech
The promise of superhuman vision has always seemed a little far fetched, something us mortals have only ever experienced through the eyes of Clark Kent. At best, those of us who wear contact lenses or glasses hope for a surgery-free breakthrough that will one day give us 20/20 vision....

Ed Balls Claims His Pro-Business Agenda Was Held Back By Miliband

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | 22 May 2015 | UK
Former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has claimed ex Labour leader Ed Miliband held him back from adopting a more "pro-business agenda". In an interview with the BBC's Nick Robinson the former MP for Morley and Outwood signaled there had been divisions at the very...

Russell Brand Reveals Pre-Election Plan To Bed Ed Miliband In Latest Trews Video

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | 22 May 2015 | UK
Comedian and political pundit Russell Brand has revealed behind-the-scenes details about what led up to the now-infamous interview he conducted with then-Labour leader Ed Miliband. In his latest 'Trews' video, Brand disclosed how senior party aides vetoed suggestions that Miliband should be interviewed on his bed, how police conducted...

Genuine Hoverboard Sets A Guinness World Record For Furthest Distance Travelled

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 22 May 2015 | UK Tech
For years we've been trawling the internet for the first working hoverboard that delivers on all our 'Back To The Future' dreams. Well that search is now over, we've found it, and it just set a Guinness World Record. Created by Catalin Alexandru Duru, this...

12 Awkward Sibling Photos Show Some Kids Really Don't Want A Brother Or Sister...

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | 22 May 2015 | UK Parents
We love awkward photos, we just do. Not long ago, we gave you some laughs with these hilarious awkward family photos. But this time, it's all about the siblings. In true awkwardness, the photos show babies and young children who look like they really,...

Cara Delevingne: 'Being Told To Lose Weight Is Horrible'

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | 22 May 2015 | UK Style
Cara Delevingne has opened up about the pressure to be thin in the fashion industry. The 22-year-old British actress and supermodel's latest comments reveal how skewed society's perception of body image really is. "It's horrible living in a world where I'll get a call from someone...

Chamomile Tea Could Be The Secret To Long Life For Women (Sorry Guys)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | 22 May 2015 | UK Lifestyle
The world of science is constantly trying to find new ways to prolong life. But it turns out the answer could have been right under our noses all along, as researchers have discovered that chamomile tea might make women live longer. In...

Donations Flood In For Elderly Cancer Patient Who Called 911 Because He Didn't Have Any Food

Rachel Moss | 22 May 2015 | UK Lifestyle
Donations from the public have poured in for an elderly cancer patient who dialed 911 because he didn't have access to any food. Clarence Blackmon, an 81-year-old veteran from the US, made headlines after he was discharged from hospital earlier this month. Blackmon returned home and...

King's Cross Station Evacuated As Bank Holiday Getaway Begins

Sara C Nelson | 22 May 2015 | UK
If you were hoping to slip quietly away for a cheeky bank holiday break, think again. London King’s Cross station was evacuated on Friday afternoon after a fire alarm was activated. Officers from British Transport Police, the London Fire Brigade and the Met were called to the scene...

Alton Towers Is Hiring For A Rollercoaster Tester

Nitya Rajan | 22 May 2015 | UK Tech
Alton Towers is actually hiring an official rollercoaster tester. Need we say more? Ok, we'll elaborate. The adventure park is looking for someone to test out its rides before doors open to the public. The only prerequisite is a strong stomach as you'll have to take...

Brave Woman Reveals Devastating Effects Sinus Cancer Had On Her Face And Raises Thousands To Thank Surgeons

Natasha Hinde | 22 May 2015 | UK Lifestyle
A woman has told of the ordeal she went through after developing an aggressive tumour that began to eat away at her face. Now, after undergoing reconstructive surgery on her face - and bravely revealing the images on the internet for all to see - Helen Butchart, 54, has...

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Turns Picturesque Coastline Into A Graveyard For Wildlife

Paul Vale | 22 May 2015 | UK
The picturesque coastline near Santa Barbara has become a graveyard for wildlife after an underground pipeline leaked thousands of gallons of crude oil into local waters earlier this week. Fish, squid, seals and even pelicans were left dying on the beach, with local residents attempting to help the...
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