Stephen Hull
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 which has 14m UK readers. 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 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

Where Do Good Men Sit on Women-Only Carriages?

(43) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 6:32 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 | 5:43 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 | 2:42 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 | 9:59 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 | 1:15 AM

77 bombings
[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 | 3:59 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 | 7:00 PM

77 bombings

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 | 5:19 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

(224) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 6:01 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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How to Survive the General Election Third Metric-Style

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 12:46 PM

There's gonna be a lot of tears tomorrow morning. Tears of joy. Tears of despair. But most likely there'll be bucket loads of tantrum tears. These will be from those who decided to stay up all night and watch the General Election result. Unless you're a jobbing journalist or a...

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Why I've Never Let the Things I Can't Change Spoil My Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2015 | 8:06 AM

It wasn't until I'd been worrying about chest pains for a few months that I finally decided to visit my GP. Like a typical bloke I'd preferred to at first adopt the 'head in the sand' strategy to health care.

Instead of dealing with the symptoms I was suffering from...

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10 Journalists Breaking Election Night News Before Twitter And Facebook Existed

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 8:33 AM

There was a time when breaking news was rather more complex than being in the right place at the right time with a mobile phone and wifi.

Way back in the 1950s and 60s, when computers were the size of houses, half the country seemed to work in newsrooms to...

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Introducing 'Beyond The Ballot'

(13) Comments | Posted April 12, 2015 | 7:00 PM


Dealing with mental health issues is one of the most pressing crises facing modern Britain, yet 76% of the population say they don't even know the relevant policies of the parties standing for government.

A staggering 84% of people don't know the details of...

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'The Andrew Marr Show' Is Outdated - Here's Eight Ways the BBC Could Reinvent It

(15) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 7:00 PM

A lot has changed in the world since The Andrew Marr Show first launched in 2005.

I'd love to have been a fly on the wall back in the day when this Sunday morning current affairs programme was first commissioned in the wake of the great David Frost departing with...

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Tobacco Companies Just Got Burnt After Historic Vote For Deadly Dull Cigarette Box Law

(83) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 11:50 AM

The days of the Marlboro man are well and truly over.

From next year every single packet of cigarettes sold in the UK will look the same after MPs backed historic changes in the law.

Standardised packaging for cigarettes should faces its final hurdle in the House of Lords next...

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Robin Knox-Johnston Interview: 'The World Is Full Of Those Who'd Hate You To Achieve Because They've Done Nothing'

(10) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 11:11 AM

In an exclusive and very personal interview with The Huffington Post UK editor-in-chief Stephen Hull, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston talks about faith, politics, what it means to be British and living life as one of Britain's most influential men.

'The world is...

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Editor's Diary: Page 3, Kim K and Greece Frightening

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 6:00 PM

Defined by a storm in a D cup, this week The Sun newspaper's decision to 'hilariously' pretend it had listened to anti-Page 3 campaigners was offensively unfunny. I've heard it being described as sticking a middle finger up to parents, women and men who honestly believe Britain's most...

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Six Things to Do to Become a Mindful Cyclist

(8) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 6:00 PM

Earlier this week I was called a wanker. It's not the first time, and it won't be the last.

It happened on the road around Trafalgar Square as people began to peacefully gather to express their support for Paris following the terror attacks.

Being a cyclist in any busy...

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Introducing 'Beyond Belief'

(2) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 6:24 AM

Today The Huffington Post UK launches a unique series of in depth interviews exploring the lives of remarkable Britons whose devout faith has pushed them to go beyond the traditional teachings, and in some cases, take on the very establishment that has helped foster their beliefs.

Modern Britain appears to...

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A Defence of the NHS and the Immigrants Who Keep It Alive

(13) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 5:32 AM

Last week I was in Camberwell, South London when I was drugged, shaved, cut open and had part of my insides removed. There must have been about 40 people involved in total, mostly foreign migrant workers. They pushed me around and made bloody well sure they got what they wanted...

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