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Hubble Telescope Marks 22nd Anniversary Of Launch Into Space (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post   |   1 May 2012

The Hubble Space Telescope launched on April 24, 1990, ushering in a new era in space exploration. From its low-earth orbit, the telescope can take...
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Raven Symone, 'Sister Act' Actress, Aims To Inspire Young Women Through 'Plan It Forward' Global Initiative

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Brennan Williams   |   27 April 2012

Last month actress and television producer Raven Symone made her Broadway debut as Deloris Van Cartier in the theatre adaption of "Sister Act." In addition...

Klouchebag Site Mocks Klout By Measuring Twitter ‘Asshattery'

The Huffington Post   |  Tara Kelly   |   27 April 2012

Tired of hearing colleagues and friends celebrate their Klout score? Well, now there's a new site that might help put them in their place. Londoner...

Strauss-Kahn Affair: 'Perhaps I Was Naive. I Didn't Believe They'd Go That Far' | World News | The Guardian

www.guardian.co.uk   |   27 June 2012

Ex-IMF chief tells investigative author Edward Jay Epstein that he thinks furore over sex attack case was created by opponents...

Jeremy Hunt Row: Almost Two-Thirds Of Voters Think Culture Secretary Should Resign

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   28 April 2012

Almost two-thirds of voters think Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt should resign, according to a poll published tonight. Some 63% feel that he should quit, while...

Heathrow Queues: Immigration Minister To Be Quizzed Over Airport Chaos

PA   |   27 June 2012

Immigration Minister Damian Green is to be grilled by MPs about chronic queues at Heathrow Airport amid concern that the issue is doing "huge damage"...

Murder Investigation After Bodies Of Man And Woman Found In Nottinghamshire

PA   |   27 April 2012

A murder investigation has been launched after the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered at a house. A 64-year-old man and a...

Gay Marriage: Pope Representatives Calls For Catholic Alliance With Muslim And Jewish Groups

www.telegraph.co.uk   |   27 June 2012

The Pope's representative in Britain has urged Roman Catholic leaders to form a united front with their Muslim and Jewish counterparts to oppose gay marriage....

The Queen Mobbed In Wales For Diamonds In The Park Event In Wales (PICTURES)

PA   |   27 April 2012

The Queen was mobbed this afternoon when hundreds of royal fans cheered as she toured a rain-swept event staged in her honour. Several thousand people...
Caroline Frost

The Avengers Assemble: Jeremy Renner Admits 'We Got Nothing Done The Day We Worked Together'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Caroline Frost   |   27 April 2012

Avengers Assemble star Jeremy Renner has revealed that the cast of the superhero blockbuster seldom came into contact with each other during the making of...

Will And Kate Anniversary: Tetley Tea Gives Away A Year's Supply Of Tea

  |   27 April 2012

If you google "Will and Kate," we're pretty certain that the first hundred (thousand, even) results will be directly related to the Duke and Duchess...

Britain's Got Talent: Tears From Young Malakai On Tonight's Show (PHOTOS)

PA   |   28 April 2012

Young singing hopeful Malakai Paul bursts into tears as he is struck by stage fright while showing off his skills to Britain's Got Talent judges...

Leveson Inquiry: Jeremy Hunt Request To Bring Forward Evidence Turned Down

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Lord Justice Leveson has turned down a request from Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt to bring forward his evidence session "in the interests of fairness to...

The Voice: Sir Tom Jones' Team Gets Twice As Much Rehearsal Time As Will.i.am's - Advantage? (PHOTOS)

PA   |   28 April 2012

With The Voice shows looming tonight, it has emerged that Sir Tom Jones' team have had almost twice as much rehearsal time with their coach...

The Voice: Favourite Jaz Ellington Feels The Pressure Of Public Support (PHOTOS)

PA   |   28 April 2012

The Voice's frontrunner Jaz Ellington has admitted he feels under huge pressure after emerging as favourite to win the contest. The 27-year-old Gospel singer -...

Rapist Alexander McGuire Imprisoned 25 Years After Sex Attack

PA   |   27 April 2012

A rape victim whose assailant escaped justice for a quarter of a century said she was finally able to let go of a "shadow" hanging...

Beyonce Tops 'People's Most Beautiful Women In The World List: Who's On Yours?

The Huffington Post   |  Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson   |   28 April 2012

Beyonce's reign as the "Most Beautiful Woman in the World" may only be two days old, but as the second-ever black woman to take the...

Afghanistan: British Soldier From Battalion Grenadier Guards Shot Dead

PA   |   27 April 2012

A British soldier has been shot dead in Afghanistan while on a patrol to disrupt insurgent activity, the Ministry of Defence said today. The serviceman,...

The Voice: Contestants Get Glossy Makeover, But Matt Fletcher Says No... (PHOTOS)

PA   |   28 April 2012

Hirsute Matt Fletcher has revealed he refused to bow to pressure from BBC bosses to shave his beard for BBC1's The Voice - because he...

James Allen: Middlesbrough Man Suspected Of Killing Two People 'Was Known Drug User On Bail'

PA   |   27 April 2012

A man suspected of killing two people in their own homes is a known drug user who had been released on court bail, the detective...

Claire Squires London Marathon: Just Giving Donations Rocket To One Million

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   1 May 2012

Claire Squires, who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, has raised £1 million for the Samaritans after more than 50,000 members of the public...

Nadine Quashie, Former Stringfellows Dancer, Clear To Take Action For Unfair Dismissal

PA   |   27 April 2012

A £1,000-a-night lapdancer has been cleared to take legal action against Stringfellows for unfair dismissal after a judge reversed a ruling preventing her from doing...

Hitler's Mein Kampf Book To Be Republished In Germany; Jewish Groups, Holocaust Groups React

  |   27 April 2012

News that Adolf Hitler's racist manifesto, Mein Kampf (My Struggle) would be republished in Germany was met with mixed reactions from Jewish groups. The Sydney...

Ethan Walmark, 6-Year-Old With Autism, Plays 'Piano Man' By Billy Joel

The Huffington Post   |  Jessica Samakow   |   28 April 2012

Ethan Walmark, 6, was diagnosed with autism four years ago. "It feels like yesterday. Four years. It feels like an eternity," his parents, Michael and...

Gareth Williams Inquest: MI6 Spy In Bag Either 'Dead Or Unconscious'

PA   |   27 April 2012

MI6 spy Gareth Williams was either dead or unconscious when he was placed in the sports holdall in which he was found dead, an inquest...

Taxi Firm Addison Lee Loses Its Government Contract

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Minicab company Addison Lee, which urged its drivers to use bus lanes, has lost its government contract, it was announced on Friday. Due to expire...

Barclays Stung By Shareholder Revolt On Top Pay

PA   |   27 April 2012

Barclays was stung by shareholders today after nearly a third of their votes failed to back the bank's bumper pay awards. Following a heated annual...

TCR Siege: Man Arrested After Tottenham Court Road Standoff

  |   27 April 2012

A man has been arrested after a three-hour siege which led to one of the busiest roads in central London being closed off. Police said:...

TCR: Abby Baafi Says Police Are Concerned Man Will 'Blow The Building Up'

The Huffington Post UK   |  Stephen Hull   |   27 April 2012

Update: A man has been arrested. Click here for more. Abby Baafi, who came face to face with the 'bomber' in Tottenham Court Road has...

James Allen 'Knew One Of His Alleged Victims' Say Metropolitan Police

PA   |   27 April 2012

Murder suspect James Allen knew one of his alleged victims, police said today. Cleveland Police said Allen lived next door to Colin Dunford in Middlesbrough....

Texas Rangers Baseball Fans Keep Foul Ball From Crying Child (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK   |  Alastair Plumb   |   27 April 2012

When a foul ball flies into the crowds at a baseball game, it's an unwritten rule that the nearest young person gets it, right? Wrong,...
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‘Ghost The Musical:' Da'Vine Joy Randolph Tells How She Landed Starring Role

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Brennan Williams   |   28 April 2012

Nearly 22 years after its box office debut, the two-time Academy Award winning film, “Ghost” has risen again. After thrilling the theater scene in Manchester...

Syria Bomb Blast: Suicide Bomber Strikes Damascus, Killing At Least 10

AP   |  By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE   |   27 June 2012

DAMASCUS, Syria -- A suicide bomber blew himself up across the street from a mosque in the Syrian capital Friday, killing at least 10 people...

Tottenham Court Road Offices Evacuated Over 'Bomb Threat'

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   27 April 2012

UPDATE: A man has been arrested. More soon. Police said: "We have made an arrest. A man has been arrested and a search of the...

Phone Hacking: Neville Thurlbeck Will Not Face Prosecution Over Witness Intimidation

PA   |   27 April 2012

A former News of the World chief reporter will not be prosecuted over allegations of intimidating a witness, in Scotland Yard's phone-hacking inquiry. Neville Thurlbeck...

The Opening Scene For Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator' Arrives Online (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK   |  Alastair Plumb   |   27 April 2012

In this multimedia world, there's so much being thrown at you all the time that it's difficult to see the wood from the trees. So...

Bob Diamond: Marcus Agius, Barclays Chairman, Apologises To Shareholders Over Chief Executives Pay

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   27 June 2012

The chairman of Barclays apologised to shareholders today as he moved to head off a showdown over the pay of chief executive Bob Diamond. At...

Ukraine Explosions: Three Blasts Reported In Dnipropetrovsk

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   27 June 2012

At least three explosions have been reported in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk, injuring more than 15 people, according to reports. Some local news outlets...

The Cast Of '30 Rock' Play Charades With Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK   |  Alastair Plumb   |   27 April 2012

If you like laughing, chances are you like 30 Rock. Now in its sixth season, it's still going strong, serving up weekly doses of hilarity...

Margaret Moran 'Unfit To Stand Trial' Over Expenses Abuse

PA   |   27 April 2012

Former Labour MP Margaret Moran is not fit to stand trial on charges of fiddling her Parliamentary expenses, a court has been told. Consultant forensic...

Claire Squires' Family Set Funeral Date For Runner Who Died At London Marathon

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Charity runner Claire Squires, who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, will be buried next week alongside her brother, the Church of England said....

Ched Evans Rape Case: Three Men Released On Bail After Twitter 'Naming', More Arrests Likely

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Three men arrested as part of the investigation into the naming on Twitter of the victim in the Ched Evans rape case have been released...

Wristband Could Predict Severe Epileptic Seizures

The Huffington Post UK   |  Sarah O'Meara   |   30 April 2012

A simple, unobtrusive sensor ‘could gauge the severity of epileptic seizures’, reports Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) in this week’s issue of Neurology. In a...

Pakistan Baby Born With Three Arms, One Attached To Her Back (PICTURES)

Huffington Post   |   27 April 2012

A condition that only affects one in a million newborns has left a baby girl in Pakistan with three arms. The four-day-old baby, who has...

Twitter Jokes Of The Week: Week 17 (Of 52)

The Huffington Post UK   |  Andrea Mann   |   30 April 2012

I don't think any of us will forget where we were when we heard James Murdoch giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry. Unlike James Murdoch....

Avengers Assemble Pre-Sale Is Bigger Than All Previous Marvel Films Combined

The Huffington Post UK   |  Brogan Driscoll   |   27 April 2012

Avengers Assemble, one of the most highly anticipated films to come out this year, has sold more pre-sale tickets than all previous Marvel films combined....

PuppyCam: Essex Police Puppies Snooze On Camera (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK   |   27 June 2012

Meet Essex Police force's newest recruits: eight little puppies, snoozing in a corner. The pups were born to a four-year-old German Shepherd, Steffi, on 19...

Dog Appears On The News And More - This Week's Top 10 Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK   |  Alastair Plumb   |   27 April 2012

If we had our way, we'd have dogs in every news studio in the land. Jon Snow would get a Miniature Schnauzer, Huw Edwards would...

Bear Falls From Tree On Colorado Campus After Being Tranquillised (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK   |  Felicity Morse   |   27 April 2012

A black bear which wandered onto a university campus in the US state of Colorado was filmed falling from a tree after being tranquillised for...

Zerg Rush Destroys Google

Huffington Post UK   |  Melanie Hick   |   26 June 2012

Google has released a classic Friday timewaster for 27 April. The search giant's latest "easter egg" destroys the Google homepage and all search results when...

Bill Shorten, Australian Politician, Displays Blind Loyalty To Julia Gillard (VIDEO)

  |   27 April 2012

In a display of loyalty that David Cameron could only dream of, and that Jeremy Hunt probably needs right now, an Australian minister decided the...

Unpaid Consumer Debt: Collection Agencies Are Chasing Nearly £60bn

  |   26 June 2012

Unpaid consumer debt has soared to nearly £60bn in the UK, according to new research, with debt collection agencies being increasingly used by the government...

Liam Fox: Make It Easier To Fire People

  |   27 April 2012

Former defence secretary Liam Fox has said employment law needs to be changed to make it easier for companies to fire people. Writing in the...

Is This The Ultimate Cat Nap Fail? (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK   |  Alastair Plumb   |   27 April 2012

The video we've got for you above is a simple one. It shows a cat - as you may have guessed - having a nap....

'Lives At Risk' After Lothian Police Tell Private Ambulance Drivers To Turn Off Lights

The Huffington Post UK   |  Lucy Sherriff   |   27 April 2012

Police forces have warned private ambulance drivers they will be prosecuted if they do not switch off their blue lights - even in emergencies. Lothian...

Amy Childs Shows Off Her Assets In Sheer Dress As She Snubs Mark Wright's Party

The Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Life after The Only Way Is Essex is a fickle place. As Mark Wright threw a night to celebrate his prime-time ITV1 show My...

Iconic Red Phone Boxes Put Up For Sale At £2,000 By BT

The Huffington Post UK   |   27 April 2012

Sixty red K6 phone boxes are to be sold off after dwindling demand for the booths. BT, who own the telephone booths, is to decommission...

Jeremy Hunt To Hand Over Texts And Emails To Leveson Inquiry

PA/The Huffington Post   |   26 June 2012

Beleaguered culture secretary Jeremy Hunt today pledged to hand over all his private texts and emails to his special adviser, to the Leveson Inquiry. Hunt...

Chen Guangcheng: Blind Chinese Dissident Escapes House Arrest

Huffington Post UK   |  Felicity Morse   |   27 April 2012

One of China's most well-known human-rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, has escaped from house arrest and released a video demanding the premier investigate government corruption and...

Pixie Lott Needs A Helping Hand As She Leaves Party At 5am

  |   27 April 2012

She might only be 20-years-old but Pixie Lott is already showing older stars how to party until dawn and still keep your dignity intact....

EU Aid: Half Of Europe's Budget Going To 'Middle-Income' Countries, According To Commons Report

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   26 June 2012

More than half of Europe's development aid budget is going to "middle-income" countries which should not qualify, MPs have warned. A report by a House...

Pictures Of The Day: 27 April 2012

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'RUN' Sculpture Erected At Olympic Park

PA   |   27 April 2012

A shining 30ft tall sculpture of the word RUN, inspired by the music of rock stars, is now one of the largest new artworks in...

Madonna Pushes Back World Tour, MDNA, Due To 'Production Delays'

WENN   |   27 April 2012

Madonna has delayed her highly-anticipated new world tour by two days, citing production issues for the setback. The Queen of Pop has been in training...

Christopher Tappin Extradition: 'My 10 Barbaric Days In US Prison'

PA   |   26 June 2012

A retired British businessman extradited to the United States on arms dealing charges almost had a breakdown after 10 "barbaric" days in solitary confinement in...

Jermain Defoe 'Cheats' On Alexandra Burke

WENN   |   27 April 2012

Alexandra Burke is set for a shock after a kiss-and-tell girl claimed to have slept with her footballer boyfriend Jermain Defoe behind her back. The...

Pep Guardiola, Barcelona Coach, Considers Quitting Camp Nou Club

The Huffington Post UK   |  Samuel Luckhurst   |   27 April 2012

It's been a sensational four seasons, but Pep Guardiola now appears on the brink of quitting last year's Champions League winners Barcelona. Idolised as a...

Claire Squires Donations: 'She Would Have Been Overwhelmed' Says Friend Of Marathon Runner

PA/Huffington Post   |   26 June 2012

A friend of Claire Squires, who collapsed and died during the London Marathon, said on Friday she would have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of...

Tulisa Contostavlos 'Relieved' By Public Reaction After Sex Tape Leak

WENN   |   26 June 2012

Tulisa Contostavlos is getting over her sex tape heartbreak thanks to the sympathetic attitude of the public. The singer was devastated when a clip of...

Police Treating West Bridgford Deaths As 'Unexplained'

PA   |   26 June 2012

The deaths of two people whose bodies were found at a house are being treated as unexplained, police have said. Nottinghamshire Police said forensic teams...

UK Armed Forces To Compete In Warrior Games

PA   |   26 June 2012

A team of British servicemen and women is flying out to the United States today to compete in an event aimed at promoting sporting opportunities...

Police Murder Suspect Gianfranco Techegne Arrested In London

PA   |   27 April 2012

A man wanted in Italy on suspicion of murdering a police officer 30 years ago has been arrested after being spotted queuing up in a...

UK Weather: More Wind And Rain As 60MPH Winds Batter Britain

PA   |   26 June 2012

Much of England and Wales will experience further downpours today while strong winds of up to 60mph are set to batter parts of the UK...

BSkyB Bid: Simon Hughes Joins Calls For Jeremy Hunt To Face Inquiry

PA   |   26 June 2012

Liberal Democrat deputy leader Simon Hughes has joined calls for an inquiry into whether Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt breached the ministerial code of conduct. The...
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