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Enhanced Ebola Screening Begins At UK Airports - But We Are 'Likely' To Be Hit By January Anyway

Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | 14 October 2014 | UK
Enhanced screening for Ebola will begin at Britain's biggest airport today after the Health Secretary revealed the deadly virus is expected to reach the UK by January. Jeremy Hunt said checks would begin at Heathrow's Terminal 1. They will then be expanded to cover Gatwick airport and...

This Airline Has Employed A Beagle To Help Reunite Passengers With Lost Items

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 24 September 2014 | UK Comedy
Is this the world's cutest airline employee? We think so. If you ever travel with KLM through Amsterdam's Schiphol airport - and misplace an item while you're doing so - then you might find yourself being helped out by a furry, four-legged friend. Sherlock the beagle works at the airport...

The Politics Of Reclining Your Plane Seat - Where Do You Stand On The Issue?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | 5 September 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Picture this... You're going on holiday and have arrived at the airport two hours before your flight. You've gone through the rigmarole of checking in, had the relevant security checks (always a pleasure) and have probably queued for thirty(ish) minutes to board your flight. Patience is, admittedly, wearing...

When All Else Fails, You Can Always Believe In Chocolate

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 20 August 2014 | UK Comedy
Spotted by Hugo Shirley at Terminal 5 of Heathrow airport, here's a sign we can believe in: In fact, we think everyone can believe in it. Chocolate is multi-faith, after all. (Hat-tip: Mary Grace Nguyen)

WATCH: Guy Stuck Overnight At Las Vegas Airport Makes Awesome 'All By Myself' Music Video

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 11 June 2014 | UK Comedy
Now this is what the internet - and smartphones - were made for. Richard Dunn found himself stuck at Las Vegas overnight - but instead of being grumpy about it, he put his solitude to good use. The resulting video - in which he lip syncs to Celine...

Top 10 Lake District Hotels

The Good Hotel Guide | Rachel Moss | 2 June 2014 | UK Lifestyle
People who enjoy travel often forget that there are some beautiful locations to visit here in the UK. The Lake District, England’s largest national park, is one of England’s most popular tourist destinations. With its glorious scenery, it offers walking and climbing of all degrees of difficulty,...

What SPF Factor Sunscreen Should I Use?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | 22 May 2014 | UK Lifestyle
When a spot check was done of the British public to see what factor SPF sunscreen they should be using, the answers included 15, 12 and 50. For the ones who said 50, top marks, as the British Skin Foundation says the minimum SPF people...

Kenya Blasts Force Evacuation Of British Holidaymakers As 10 Die In Nairobi

PA | James Martin | 29 May 2014 | UK
At least 10 people have been killed in two explosions in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as British holidaymakers were being flown home early from the East African country's other main town Mombasa. The death-toll figure was given by the Kenyan National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC) which added that around 70...

PICTURE: European Nationalities, According To Google Autocomplete

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 2 May 2014 | UK Comedy
It's amazing what happens why you type 'Why...' and the name of a nationality into Google... (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by @TechnicallyRon) SEE ALSO: English Counties According To Google Autocomplete

Airport Queues Form After UK Border Force Computer Glitch Delays Passport Checking

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | 30 April 2014 | UK
Airline passengers faced disruption on Wednesday night after an IT glitch resulted in extended queues at immigration desks. Lengthy queues have already started forming at airport terminals across the country after a fault on UK Border Force computers on Wednesday afternoon. Extra staff have been drafted in to try and...

Statue Of Virgin Mary Falls Over During Easter Parade In Spain (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 22 April 2014 | UK Comedy
Easter parades are something of a big deal in Alicante, Spain. In fact, during Holy Week, there are 28 of them. But things got a little hairy during Maundy Thursday's event, when a statue of the Virgen de los Dolores took a tumble from her perch as she...

WATCH: Monkey Steals Video Camera, Takes Selfie With It

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 27 February 2014 | UK Comedy
A GoPro camera, no less. Well, naturally our ape friends have good taste. YouTuber Ailton Schoemberger was going to feed the monkeys Uluwatu Temple in Bali, when "in a matter of seconds my camera was robbed by the little monkey," he explains. "I was shocked when...

Snowboarder Vs Ski Lift (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 27 February 2014 | UK Comedy
Poor old Dave. There he was, on a lads' holiday in Veysonnaz, Switzerland... and he just couldn't get the hang of the T-bar. Literally. (We particularly love the moment at 1:20 when he sends the lift operator flying, too.) Sometimes you can't beat a bit of good old-fashioned slapstick, eh?...

These Animated Photos Of New York Through Glasses Are Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | 12 February 2014 | UK Comedy
"As a photographer I show you the world through my lens on a daily basis," writes Jamie Beck. "We all look at New York, she demands our focused attention. I’ve been thinking about the art of looking. The importance of focusing and what we see." And after...

UK Flooding Is Ruining People's Homes And Now Their Journeys Into Work

PA/The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | 11 February 2014 | UK
Road and rail travel is continuing to feel the full force of the flooding with several major highways and numerous train routes delayed or cancelled. Landslips have added to travellers' problems, while those on the move in Derbyshire have been affected by snow. Once confined to the south west of...

Google Autocomplete Reveals Stereotypes About European Countries (PICTURE)

Andrea Mann | 3 February 2014 | UK Comedy
We do love a good round-up of Google autocompletes - and we have Randy Olson of Michigan State University to thank for this one. Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. student Olson typed 'Why is [country] so' into the Google search bar - and here are the stereotypes it...

Think The Rush-Hour Tube Is Bad? Check Out This Overloaded Bus In Cuba (VIDEO)

Andrea Mann | 17 January 2014 | UK Comedy
Note to self: never, ever complain about Transport For London again. (Via LiveLeak)

Stansted Airport: The Last Place You Want To Get Stuck In, According To 30,000 People

Poorna Bell | 23 January 2014 | UK Lifestyle
Some airports offer a particularly dire experience during operational travelling times, but when flights get grounded, some are more hellish than others. With the recent storms in Britain and the US disrupting planes and stranding people in airports, there isn't a more apt time to reveal the 'winner' of...

Hotel Maid Confesses About What Really Goes On When Your Room Is Being Cleaned

Poorna Bell | 23 January 2014 | UK Lifestyle
As you pass your hotel maid in the corridor you may wonder if she or he is secretly whooping it up while you're out, eating bon bons and trying on your clothes. The likelihood, reveals a hotel maid, is that they are working very hard, but aren't averse to...

App That Analyses Smiles On Instagram Reveals Belfast As The Happiest City In The UK

Poorna Bell | 18 December 2013 | UK Lifestyle
Belfast may be a city with a troubled past, but according to a new iPhone app using technology that can analyse people's faces in Instagram photos, it's the UK's happiest. Bournemouth, Derby, Exeter and Lincoln complete the rest of the top five. The study,...
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