Fiona Duffelen and her husband were devastated to discover that they would not be able to have children through infertility. The news challenged Fiona’s perceptions of herself and her relationship with the world as a woman but soon the couple found themselves on a journey to parenthood through surrogacy, where they were able to fulfil their dreams of becoming parents.
Ned Simons and Paul Waugh are joined by Nikki De Costa, formerly of Number 10, and Anand Menon from UK in a changing Europe as the first week back in Parliament sees leaders of the various factions within government and opposition pick which corner to back themselves into before a momentous vote.
10/01/2019 16:18 GMT
When Bradley Gunn Raver first started raving, he didn’t want to disclose that he had Asperger’s. It was only when he became truly immersed in dance and rave culture, that he realized he was being accepted for whoever he was, bringing him a sense of identity and belonging he’d never felt before.
18/12/2018 09:00 GMT
“Hundreds will die before this inquiry ends, hundreds of people will go to their graves with no sense of justice.” The contaminated blood scandal is the biggest disaster in NHS history, in which thousands of Brits were infected with HIV, hepatitis C and other deadly blood borne diseases. HuffPost spoke with the victims as the long awaited inquiry opened.
13/12/2018 15:11 GMT
Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers became the first black woman in the Miss Universe GB’s 66 years to win the competition. Now she’ll go to the Philippines to take on other contestants while being a role model for millions of black women.
11/12/2018 09:00 GMT
Brigid Fowler, senior researcher at the Hansard Society, this week guides Paul Waugh through the amendments tabled on brexit and what all the permutations mean for the government, Theresa May and brexit itself.
06/12/2018 17:44 GMT
88-year-old Bunny Easton has been protesting against what he doesn’t agree with since 1955. Hoping for a society that subscribes to socialist ideals, he tells us why he protests, how you don’t need to be the protest leader to have an impact and why the world still needs protests.
04/12/2018 07:30 GMT
Katie Gee was volunteering in Zanzibar in 2013 when a man passing by on a scooter threw acid on her. Katie suffered 35% burns to her body. After opening up about her experience in an article several years later, she was described by an editor as 'horribly disfigured'. This inspired Katie to start #settingthestandard, a viral movement encouraging people to share the photos of themselves they wouldn't normally upload to Instagram to challenge beauty ideals.
27/11/2018 12:00 GMT
Go to any town or city across the UK and you’ll quickly find a mother and child group, but for dads with babies, toddlers and young children, there aren’t always similar opportunities. Dan Flanagan who lives in Worthing, West Sussex, is hoping to change that with a new father and child social group called Dad La Soul. Dan was struggling to connect with his son as he juggled a busy work life in London with domestic responsibilities. When that threatened his mental health and family’s well being he set up 'Dad La Soul'. A father-friendly parenting group to help dad’s connect with their children and to show them that they’re not alone.
21/11/2018 10:28 GMT
Today we are very excited to share the launch of our new video series, HuffPost Personal: UK, which examines the human experience
20/11/2018 14:51 GMT
HuffPost Personal: UK is a series looking at the human response to the topics hitting the news, talking to those who are living through an issue or doing something about an injustice or situation they see before them. Through HuffPost Personal: UK, people are able to talk and shine a light on how they feel about what they’re experiencing whilst our audience are given the room to listen to a view they don’t always encounter.
15/11/2018 09:30 GMT
HuffPost UK's Ned Simons and Paul Waugh are joined by Anand Menon as Theresa May seemingly inches towards a Brexit agreement. It may seem like we're stuck on loop with that sentiment but this time we mean it guys! But will it be a 'blind brexit' as Keir Starmer is taking to the airwaves to dismiss?
07/11/2018 15:58 GMT
Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers was unaware she was making history when she won Miss Universe Great Britain, becoming the first black woman to do so in its history. Now, Ms Kentish-Rogers hopes that her victory can inspire others to believe in themselves, to never give up the ability to reinvent yourself and for young women to no longer reduce themselves.
27/10/2018 08:00 BST
Iceland have launched Christmas Tree flavoured crisps and HuffPost Life tested them so you don't have to.
03/10/2018 13:22 BST
We followed Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh as she appeared at a fringe event to discuss what can be done about the housing crisis. She explained how she felt about it and what she hoped to get by being there.
01/10/2018 19:00 BST
Frankfurt Airport was partially evacuated on Tuesday and dozens of flights cancelled after a French family got past security despite a positive test for explosives.
07/08/2018 17:42 BST
Heroes who help thwart terrorists at London Bridge in 2017 have received awards for their bravery.
19/07/2018 14:29 BST
World Refugee Day was established to commemorate ‘the strength, courage and perseverance’ of refugees but in 2018, a series of news headlines reinforces why we need the day more than ever.
20/06/2018 18:17 BST
The UNHRC is responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights investigating allegations of breaches of human rights in UN member states so what does it mean if the Trump Administration removes America from the group?
20/06/2018 17:20 BST
'That’s the reality of what happened to him. We shouldn’t be trying to censor it.'
31/05/2018 07:14 BST
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