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  • NHS Issues Desperate Plea As Number On Heart Transplant Waiting List Rises By 24%

    December 22, 2017 12:01 AM 24

    'Organ donation is a selfless gift which can transform someone’s life.' The Department of Health recently launched a consultation into an ‘opt out’ system of organ donation for England. Under the proposed system, members of the public would automatically be a donor unless they didn’t want to donate. Sally Johnson said: “Whatever the outcome of the Opt Out consultation

  • Political Disruption But At What Cost To The Jewish Community?

    December 14, 2017 3:36 PM 25

    Elections have become a buzzword for political disruption over the last few years. The mass disenfranchisement from politics which characterised the previous twenty years has been replaced with a passionate youth who are demanding change. In many countries this is supplemented by a feeling that quality of life has declined and is only getting worse

  • Birmingham's Homeless Trying To Survive In -13C And Several Inches Of Snow

    December 12, 2017 7:50 PM 30

    'There's living and there's existing.' Monday night was the coldest night of the year, with temperatures plummeting to -13C in the West Midlands. Birmingham’s streets have been blanketed in several inches of snow this week, with schools closed and commuters battling travel chaos. But for dozens of rough sleepers living on Birmingham’s streets, there

  • Mum's Urgent Warning To Parents About Signs Of Bronchiolitis After Six-Week-Old Daughter Was Hospitalised

    December 12, 2017 10:28 AM 23

    Bronchiolitis is an infection that causes the smallest airways in the lungs (the bronchioles) to become infected and inflamed. The NHS says around one in three children in the UK will develop bronchiolitis during their first year of life. It most commonly affects babies between three and six months of age. “The early symptoms of bronchiolitis are similar

  • Walkden House Fire: Five Arrested After Three Children Die In Greater Manchester House Fire

    December 12, 2017 8:34 AM 25

    Four have been arrested on suspicion of murder. Five people have been arrested after three children were killed in a house fire in Greater Manchester in the early hours of Monday morning. A 24-year-old man is also being questioned in custody on suspicion of assisting an offender, Greater Manchester Police said. Police were called to the mid-terraced

  • Philip Hammond Was Utterly Wrong About Disabled Employees Negatively Impacting Productivity

    December 7, 2017 4:32 PM 25

    Rather than spreading negative attitudes, the government needs to help workplaces make sure their applications are accessible to people with a disability I had to go to over 50 interviews before I got my job. It was hard and upsetting but I knew why. I have a learning disability, which means I faced a lot of employers who did not know anything about

  • Child Taken To Visit Father Christmas Photographed Signing 'Help' To His Parents

    December 6, 2017 4:33 PM 23

    Speaking to HuffPost UK, Spencer said her son, who wears a lot of tweed and “claims to be British” because he was conceived with a London fertility clinic, has “always been very funny” even as a young child. Spencer added: “He says he remembers it, though he was only one in the picture so I don’t know if it’s true!” The family taught the toddler ASL (American

  • 'Elf On The Self' Is Now A Thing Thanks To This Makeup Artist

    December 6, 2017 4:26 PM 24

    'As creepy is my forte, it made sense to incorporate the elf into my looks.' 😂 “I wanted to bring the elf into play with the Christmas looks because it’s become quite an iconic part of a lot of people’s Christmas regime,” Pratt told HuffPost UK. “I do find them kind of creepy and as creepy makeup is my forte, it made sense to incorporate them into my looks

  • Britain First Parody Account 'British First' Goes Viral After Spoof Tweets Sent Amid Donald Trump Row

    December 1, 2017 4:16 PM 26

    It's had more retweets than the group it's spoofing. Britain First has had huge publicity and, it says, “hundreds” of people applying to be members, after Donald Trump tweeted three anti-Islam videos posted by the far right group’s deputy leader. But Britain First’s new prominence has appeared to have one small silver lining, by drawing attention to a parody

  • Foodbanks Face 'Busiest Christmas Ever', Charity Says In Plea For Help

    November 29, 2017 12:01 AM 28

    Trussell Trust expects to top 146,798 emergency parcels handed out last December. Reliance on foodbanks is forecast to surge to record levels this Christmas as the number of food parcels handed-out has continued to increase this year, a leading charity has said. The Trussell Trust, the largest food bank provider in the country, is expecting its ”busiest