Stephen Hull
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Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post UK

Stephen Hull is editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post UK, one of Britain's most popular news websites. He is responsible for all editorial content and strategy across news, politics, business, tech, lifestyle, social media, entertainment and sport.

A qualified journalist since 1999, Stephen had his first taste of reporting as a 14-year-old schoolboy on his local paper - the Basingstoke Gazette. In 2009 he was made Head of Content at Metro.co.uk before moving to HuffPostUK where he has made it a multi award winning website.

In 2012 Stephen led the London Olympics editorial team and covered the event from Olympic Park. He has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight and BBC Radio 2. In 2015 The Huffington Post UK was awarded bronze for Website Of The Year at the British Media Awards and shortlisted for News Website Of The Year at the Newsawards. Stephen was himself shortlisted for Editor of the Year at the Online Media Awards 2015.

Entries by Stephen Hull

Introducing Young Minds Matter

(17) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 5:44 AM

'Children should be seen but not heard' is a dreary old throwback of a phrase that should have died away with the Victorians. Yet in today's ultra-connected world, where we are empowered to communicate in ultra-efficient ways, many children find it's a saying which still has an unsettling relevance.
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Introducing Making Modern Love

(1) Comments | Posted January 31, 2016 | 7:00 PM

This February The Huffington Post UK is running Making Modern Love, a fortnight-long focus on what love means to Britons in the 21st Century. Built on the three themes of finding love, building love and losing love, HuffPost will feature human stories that explore exactly what it is to be...

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Katie Hopkins Tweeted Something Positive - And Twitter Responded With Christmas Joy

(7) Comments | Posted December 25, 2015 | 4:58 AM

She has built a reputation for her barbed Tweets which polarise opinion and lead to endless rows.

But Katie Hopkins has, for one morning at least, tweeted something which doesn't kick anyone when they're down.

In keeping with the true spirit of Christmas she tweeted:

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Archbishop Of Canterbury Warns Christians Face 'Elimination' In Middle East

(38) Comments | Posted December 25, 2015 | 12:01 AM

An Islamic State "apocalypse" has left Christianity facing "elimination" in the very region where the faith was born two millennia ago, the Archbishop of Canterbury will warn today.

The Most Reverend Justin Welby will use his Christmas Day sermon to brand the Islamic extremists as "a Herod of today" - a...

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Alberto Contador podría dejar de 'disparar' para celebrar sus victorias

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 5:48 AM

Tras los atentados terroristas en París, el ciclista Alberto Contador ha declarado que dejará de hacer el gesto de la pistola para celebrar sus triunfos si esto disgusta a sus fans en el próximo Tour de Francia.

El gesto ya se había convertido en un signo distintivo para el...

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Alberto Contador Could Drop 'Pistol Shot' Celebration After Paris Attacks

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 3:45 AM

Alberto Contador, one of the world's most successful cyclists, has said he'd drop his famous 'pistol shot' celebration if it upsets fans at next year's Tour de France following the Paris attacks.

The Spanish rider, who is considered to be one of Chris Froome's most feared rivals, often performs the...

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Why I'm Using the Paris Attacks to Tell My Friends They're Incredible

(4) Comments | Posted November 14, 2015 | 8:24 AM

On Saturday morning I started contacting friends. Friends from my home town, friends from work and friends from countries all over the world. I contacted them just to say 'hi'. I suppose I was acting emotionally after the Paris attacks because these horrible events always make us reflect, don't they?

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Why We're Dedicating an Entire Month to Covering the Issues Facing Men

(17) Comments | Posted October 29, 2015 | 8:00 PM

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HuffPost UK is running a month-long focus around masculinity in the 21st Century, and the pressures men face around identity. To address some of the issues at hand, Building Modern Men presents a snapshot of life for men, from bringing...

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CityLab London 2015: What Is The Biggest Thing Global Cities Need Change In The Next Five Years?

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 4:31 AM

Mayors from around the world, including Boris Johnson, are gathering in London today to discuss solutions to transform cities around the world.

CityLab will explore income inequality, safety, mobility, infrastructure and other dynamics of modern metropolises to create more livable and sustainable cities.

Ahead of the event The...

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The Near Miss Project Shows Cyclists Are In Peril - Cycling Must Get Safer

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 9:00 AM

I've just spent the first part of my afternoon reading the absolutely fascinating Near Miss Project report on cycling in the UK which has just been released.

Anybody who knows me knows cycling is a huge part of my life. Like road users of all types (drivers, cyclists...

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The Near Miss Project Shows Cyclists Are In Peril - Cycling Must Get Safer

(14) Comments | Posted September 8, 2015 | 9:00 AM

I've just spent the first part of my afternoon reading the absolutely fascinating Near Miss Project report on cycling in the UK which has just been released.

Anybody who knows me knows cycling is a huge part of my life. Like road users of all types (drivers, cyclists...

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Where Do Good Men Sit on Women-Only Carriages?

(48) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 7:32 AM

I've been having a nightmare this week which I want to share. Picture the scene. It's late, I've been working alone in the office. It's dark, quiet and I'm heading for the last train home. As I walk along the platform to my carriage I pass the newly created women-only...

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Admit It - The Worst Part About the Tube Strike Is Feeling Green With Envy

(24) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 6:43 AM

There's a lot of reasons to hate the Tube strike which takes place in London over the next day or so.

Yes, it's a business blocker. Yes, it involves planning new journeys between work and home. Yes, it's a massive pain in the backside. There's a lot of reasons to...

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Au-­delà des attentats de Londres

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 3:42 PM

TERRORISME - Dix ans après, cette semaine-là reste l'une des plus intenses de toute ma carrière. Je me rappelle m'être réveillé dans mon appartement de Clapham, ce 7 juillet 2005, animé d'un véritable sentiment de fierté, puis avoir été gagné par l'agacement.

Le 6 juillet, nous avions mis en page...

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Au-­delà des attentats de Londres

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 10:59 AM

Dix ans après, cette semaine-là reste l'une des plus intenses de toute ma carrière. Je me rappelle m'être réveillé dans mon appartement de Clapham, ce 7 juillet 2005, animé d'un véritable sentiment de fierté, puis avoir été gagné par l'agacement.

Le 6 juillet, nous avions mis en page une remarquable...

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Más allá de las bombas: diez años después de los atentados de Londres

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2015 | 2:15 AM

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[Cómo Gran Bretaña sobrevivió y evolucionó tras el 7-J]


Hace ya diez años de aquello, pero en mi vida laboral sigue siendo igual de frenética. Puedo recordar mi despertar del 7 de julio de 2005 en mi piso del distrito de...

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Vi presentiamo "Beyond the Bombings"

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 4:59 PM

Sono trascorsi dieci anni, e quella resta ancora una settimana la cui intensità non ha mai trovato pari nella mia vita lavorativa. Rammento l'istante in cui mi sono svegliato, mi trovavo nel mio appartamento di Clapham, era il 7 luglio 2005, e mi sentivo piuttosto orgoglioso, poi avrei finito col...

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Introducing Beyond the Bombings

(8) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 8:00 PM

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Ten years on and it still goes down as a rollercoaster of a week in my working life. I can recall waking up in my Clapham flat on 7 July 2005 feeling really proud, and then feeling really annoyed.

On 6...

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Introducing HuffPost Thrivers

(5) Comments | Posted June 17, 2015 | 6:19 AM

There's one word that comes up time and time again in media circles - change. You'll hear it trotted out far too often. 'If there's one constant, it's change.' 'Change is here to stay.' Please, change the record. Change, let's face it, is really hard. It's unsettling, disruptive and generally...

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David Cameron Decapitates Three English Leaders After Historic Election Day - But An Old Enemy Lurks Over The Border

(211) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 7:01 AM

It took him five years and a lot of coalition compromise, but today David Cameron is finally a Prime Minister who can boast a majority in Parliament.

Cameron's Tories decapitated all major opposition in England after Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg quit as leaders...

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