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Pictures: Scots Take To The Polls

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Polling stations have opened across Scotland today in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England. ...

UK Says Fighter In Journalist Beheading Video Appears To Be British

AP | JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Islamic militants are using a beheading video to send a chilling message — not just through the gruesome act, but also by the choice...

10 Things The World Can Learn From Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

So much of the news is focused on what a country isn't doing right that we often forget the wealth of knowledge and wisdom it can teach the rest of th...

Britain To Re-open Embassy In Iran

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - Britain plans to re-open its embassy in Iran, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday, sa...

US Airways Tweets Out VERY NSFW Photo Of Woman With Toy Plane

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.14.2014 | Weird News

US Airways apologized for an extremely graphic photo that it shared earlier today, depicting a naked woman in a sexual position with a toy plane. O...

Memo to Alex Salmond: Independence Is for Life, Not Just for Christmas

David Miles | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
David Miles

Fast-forward to 2014. There is a contradiction and an absurdity at the heart of the SNP's economic claims regarding a currency union and, ultimately, the party's case for independence.

PHOTOS: Flood-Stricken Britain Suffers Through Another Storm

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's weather service says it sees the tentacles of climate change in a spate of storms and floods battering the country, but has ...

The Final Day: Completing Captain Scott's Terra Nova Route and the Longest Polar Jouney on Foot in History.

Ben Saunders | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

Antarctica seemed livid at the fact we were lying happily in our tent yesterday morning, eating well and contemplating our final few kilometres, and it went furiously about trying to bury us and our few belongings with spindrift, and occasionally as far as trying to shake our tent down and blow it away completely.

Passing Captain Scott's Last Camp -- Under One Week to Go in Antarctica

Ben Saunders | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

I feel a sense of privilege at our modest connection with his incredible story, and gratitude for having the chance to share the tale of our own journey over this vast continent with a new generation.

Treading a Path Taken by Only Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton (Scott Expedition, Antarctica -- Day 81)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Today had a bit of magic in it, and we haven't had a day like that for a while down here. The weather was grim when we set out; nearly a complete w...

Madeleine McCann Investigators Want To Interview Three Alleged Burglars

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in the UK are traveling to Portugal this week to interview three men in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The thr...

Two Months in Antarctica

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Christmas Day marked two months on the ice. Here's a snapshot into the first 62 days of the Scott Expedition.

First British Delegation In Years Visits Iran

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A British Parliament delegation arrived in Tehran on Tuesday on the first visit by U.K. lawmakers to Iran in years, as the two c...

UK Braces For More Flooding

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's coastal residents were bracing Monday for more flooding with lashing winds, rain and high tides expected. Waves of up to 27...

Reaching the South Pole (Our Half-Way Mark)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

In short, I'm afraid to say -- though it's probably quite apt -- that I concur with Captain Scott himself when he said of the South Pole, "Great God this is an awful place".

On to the Antarctic Plateau (Day 52)

Ben Saunders | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

We woke up at six this morning to a suspiciously dimly-lit tent. Usually the bright glare and heat of the sun is plainly obvious on one side of the tent in the morning, but if it's not then it probably means there's a lot of cloud outside.

Walking More Than 1000km in Antarctica (Video -- Day 50)

Ben Saunders | Posted 02.16.2014 | Technology
Ben Saunders

In 50 days in Antarctica Tarka and I have covered more than 1000km on foot and climbed more than 9,000 feet -- mainly up the Beardmore Glacier. It feels like rather a long way and a bit of a milestone.

An Execution In Pyongyang

Robin Lustig | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

Some analysts suggest that Jang Song-thaek might have become too vocal an advocate of China-style economic reforms. Perhaps Kim simply needed to show, in the most brutal way imaginable, who was boss.

Choking Levels Of Smog Force Chinese Models To Wear Surgical Masks

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.08.2014 | Style

No this isn't the latest 'Derelicte' runway show (though there'll be no surprises if the trend hits Fashion Week next year.) Thick levels of air po...

Piers Morgan Stands By 'Friends' On Trial For Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media

Piers Morgan has said he will not "drop his friends" who are currently standing trial at the Old Bailey over allegations of phone hacking because doin...

Hurricane-Force Winds Batter Britain

AP | By GREGORY KATZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, felling trees, f...

'Credit Score and Seven Years Ago:' How a Simple Mistake on Your Credit Report Can Turn Into a Multi-Year Fiasco

David Fagin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David Fagin

It takes up to seven years for a piece of negative information to be removed from your credit report. Even a single, innocent "late payment" to Saks can haunt you well into your adult life. Why this is is beyond me.

David Lohr

New Images Released Of Man Sought In Madeleine McCann's Disappearance

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.14.2013 | Crime

UK police released new sketches Monday of a man they are seeking in connection with the investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine...

Terrible Cell Phone Reception? Blame The Sun

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

Stop blaming AT&T and Verizon; all those dropped calls you’re experiencing may be coming from the sun. Eruptions of hot gas, called solar storms,...

Alexis Rockman: Rubicon -- The Point of No Return

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.