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We Need To Call Out Rural Racism. Nature Is For Everyone To Enjoy

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This story is part of Black Ballad's takeover of HuffPost UK, a week-long series by Black women on parenting, family, and our post-Covid future. We've learned many lessons from the pandemic, but the two that stand out for me are intrinsically linked: the need for us to connect with nature , and the fact the inequalities in our country, particularly around race and class, can no longer be ignored. During the surreal time where we were confined to our homes, our thirst for the outdoors was heightened. Of course, we'd enjoyed it before this, but suddenly the need for greenery and fresh air...
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The Struggle Of Finding The Right Childcare As A Black Parent

The Struggle Of Finding The Right Childcare As A Black Parent

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

This story is part of Black Ballad's takeover of HuffPost UK, a week-long series by Black women on parenting, family, and our post-Covid future. After having my first child, I quickly found that time became my greatest enemy. There was never enough of it to do all the things I needed to. Each day that passed brought the end of my maternity leave closer - I would have to leave my child, but first, I needed to find childcare that wouldn't break the bank or send my mum guilt into overdrive. There aren't many options available when it comes to low-cost childcare where we live in north-west...
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Trump Reportedly Set To Nominate Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

Trump Reportedly Set To Nominate Amy Coney Barrett To Supreme Court

Donald Trump plans to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday. The judge is a favourite of social conservatives who, if confirmed, will be the youngest... Read more ...

Two thirds of Brits believe Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should have royal...

Two thirds of Brits believe Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should have royal titles taken away

The study for Tatler magazine also showed that 35 per cent of respondents concurred that the Duchess of Sussex, 39, 'wants to be president of the United States one day'. Read more ...

Meghan Markle would 'seriously consider running for president,' a source...

Meghan Markle would 'seriously consider running for president,' a source claims to Vanity Fair

Meghan Markle, 39, would 'seriously consider running for president' if she ever 'gave up' her title, a source close to the couple claimed, speaking to Vanity Fair's Katie Nicholl. Read more ...

Starbucks customers rejoice as Pumpkin Spice Latte drink returns to UK

Starbucks customers rejoice as Pumpkin Spice Latte drink returns to UK

Starbucks customers from across the UK have taken to social media to celebrate the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The autumnal beverage is a blend of espresso, steamed milk... Read more ...

Meghan And Harry's Africa Trip Cost Taxpayer Nearly £246k, Just Three Months...

Meghan And Harry's Africa Trip Cost Taxpayer Nearly £246k, Just Three Months Before They Quit

The travel costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's high-profile family tour to southern Africa cost the taxpayer nearly £246,000, new accounts show. Harry and Meghan took... Read more ...

Belle of the ball! Princess Charlene is glamorous in a floor-length silver gown

Belle of the ball! Princess Charlene is glamorous in a floor-length silver gown

Princess Charlene of Monaco proved she was clearly the star of the show at the Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health tonight. The royal arrived alongside her husband Prince Albert. Read more ...

Sex Education Series 3: Jemima Kirke Joins Cast Of Hit Netflix Series

Sex Education Series 3: Jemima Kirke Joins Cast Of Hit Netflix Series

Netflix has announced some new additions to the cast of Sex Education , ahead of the teen drama's upcoming third series. Production on season three of Sex Education was... Read more ...

Just 10% Of Covid Tests Hit Boris Johnson's 24 Hour Turnaround Target

Just 10% Of Covid Tests Hit Boris Johnson's 24 Hour Turnaround Target

Boris Johnson's test-and-trace crisis has worsened after official figures showed that just one in 10 Covid tests got a result within 24 hours. The figures for the week between... Read more ...

Scottish mother determined to watch her baby sons' first days at school...

Scottish mother determined to watch her baby sons' first days at school despite terminal cancer

Rebecca Broughton, 26, from Ayr, Scotland, was four months pregnant when diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. She went through chemotherapy and surgery before birth but the... Read more ...

Beautician, 23, reveals she's been left with a 'gaping hole' in her chest...

Beautician, 23, reveals she's been left with a 'gaping hole' in her chest after surgery in Turkey

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Cherrise Massay, 23, who lives in Salford, Manchester, her nipple fell off after having surgery in Turkey. Read more ...