Hull

Guillaume Verdier: "How the Imoca boats changed since 2007"

While it is approaching the end of the great battle of Vendée Globe (the record edition!), the French designer Guillaume Verdier explains us how the …

Boating

BBC Arts - Hull 2017 City of Culture, The story behind Hull's brightly coloured tower blocks

Visible from all around Hull city centre, these newly transformed buildings look beautiful. But what's the story behind them?

Design

Hull revisited: What happens when a Brexit stronghold becomes City of Culture?

Felipe Araujo<p><b>Show</b> Hide image<p>At 75 metres long, the offshore wind turbine blade erected across Queen Victoria Square, in the heart of Hull, is a …

Ice Ahoy! Tow-Behind Cooler Follows Your Boat

The CreekKooler is a floating cooler… shaped like a little boat.<p><b>It looks like a mini kayak.</b> But unscrew the lid and you’re greeted by ice, drinks, or …

Ricky Gervais tweeted THIS about Hull and people are not happy

Ricky Gervais tweeted THIS about Hull - and got quite the backlash from locals<p>X<p>BACKLASH: Ricky Gervais received angry tweets after his comments about …

Comedy

Gunning Dory

I took a road trip with my son to go pick up the plywood today. About 4 hours time, 200 miles round trip, and $170 bucks later and I’m ready to get …

Nanny Cam Catches Mom Saving Her Toddler From Choking

Harrowing video shows quick-thinking mom saving her daughter from choking<p>When you become a parent, you’re flooded with tons of information about how …

Babies

Silva opens Hull Premier League career with Bournemouth win

HULL, England (AP) — Abel Hernandez scored twice as Hull beat Bournemouth 3-1 to register its first English Premier League win on Saturday since Nov. 6, when the striker also last started a game for the relegation-threatened side.<p>It gave Marco Silva, the former Olympiakos and Sporting Lisbon coach, …

Soccer

10 things we learned this Premier League weekend as Chelsea hit back and Man City were humbled

Pep Guardiola was forced to concede Manchester City's title hopes are all but over, after their 4-0 thumping at Everton.<p>The Toffees bossed the …

Soccer

Hull vs. Bournemouth live stream: Watch Premier League live

Hull face Bournemouth at KC Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 14. Here’s all the info you need to watch.<p>The Marco Silva era at Hull began with a 2-0 victory …

Soccer

Hull tidal barrier lowered in sped-up video

A 45-minute video of the barrier going down, sped up to 45 seconds. Flood warnings are in place for the area at high tide.

Great Yacht Designs 2 – The Folkboat

An appraisal of the most influential cabin cruiser of all time. From our ‘Great Yacht Designs’ seriesThe Folkboat and all the variants of it, from …

Design

Hull doubles down with Niasse, Evandro signings

Hull City has made a double swoop for Oumar Niasse and Evandro Goebel from Everton and FC Porto, respectively.<p>Niasse joins on loan until the end of …

Soccer

Chanterlands Avenues bridge in Hull could be part of City of...

Chanterlands Avenue's long-standing bridge could soon be undergoing a City of Culture makeover.Councillor Marjorie Brabazon has visited Thoresby …

Heroic mom caught on camera saving 1-year-old daughter's life

It was a heart-stopping moment caught on one family's nanny cam as a Texas mom saved her 1-year-old daughter from choking.<p>Jennifer Hull, 34, was at …

AOL

Now Then 2017, Welcome To Hull!

Photograph by Andy Houghton<p>2017 has finally arrived and in Hull, it's a year much anticipated since we were awarded City of Culture status back in 2013. The news that the year was going to be launched with a fireworks display was met with mixed reviews, "Nothing cultured about a bunch of …

New Year's Day

Welcome to Hullywood: Hull locals pose as Hollywood stars

When photographer Quentin Budworth started his latest project, he was hoping to do what he always did: take photos of people. What he didn’t expect …

Photography

Hull: city guide to the 2017 UK Capital of Culture

Hull is seizing the chance to show off its cultural hotspots – and appetite for a party. Our writer rejoices at her home town’s newfound cool, and lists the best places to eat, drink, stay and shop<p>I’ve often fantasised about coming from somewhere cool: Brighton, say, or Liverpool, even Newcastle. …

Travel

Man Utd vs Hull City - EFL Cup semi-final: What time is kick-off, how to watch live and what are the odds?

What is it?<p>The semi-final first leg of the magnificent EFL Cup (formerly the League Cup. Keep up).<p>When is it?<p>Tuesday night, 10 January 2017.<p>What time is kick-off?<p>20.00 GMT.<p>What TV channel is it on?<p>You fill find it on Sky Sports 1/HD and Sky Sports Mix and its HD equivalent.<p>What is the team …

Manchester

Hull’s class of 1952 offer current side hope for Manchester United semi

In January 1952 Manchester United were on their way to their first top-flight title since 1911 but ‘they met their Marathon’ at home to Second Division Hull<p>Over the years Manchester United have given Hull City little to celebrate. They have, after all, won 11 of the teams’ past 12 meetings …

Soccer

Why Hull City can beat Manchester United in the EFL Cup

For new Hull City boss Marco Silva, there’s been little time to adapt to the English tradtion in the UK City of Culture for 2017. Two days after his …

Soccer

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. | ‘Nose job’ is all about performance, not looks

Sometimes, for reasons that have nothing to do with appearance, a Royal Caribbean ship needs a nose job.<p>Regardless of the grace designed into the …

Cruise Ships

Oumar Niasse set for Everton exit as Hull bid to take exiled striker on loan until end of season

Exiled Everton striker Oumar Niasse could join Hull on loan until the end of the season.<p>Niasse, 26, joined the Toffees last January in a £13.5million …

Soccer

'Staggering' visitor numbers for culture city

<b>A "staggering" 342,000 people came to Hull to see its first week of City of Culture 2017 events, organisers said.</b><p>As part of the Made in Hull event large images were projected on buildings to tell the city's history over almost 100 years.<p>In Queen Victoria Square, three major buildings - the city …

Human Geography

Europe has two capitals of culture in 2017; which looks more promising?

Although 450 miles of cold and choppy North Sea divide Aarhus, on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark, and Kingston-upon-Hull on the …

Jutland

Hull: City of Culture 2017 review – prepare for a whale of a time

From old masters to new visionaries, this year’s City of Culture offers a wealth of sensual treats amid a tide of human history<p>Rembrandt lived in Hull. That, at least, is one speculation about a mysterious period in the late 1650s when his whereabouts remain unknown. To escape personal and …

New Year's Day

Hull’s year in the spotlight: art, crowds and a giant turbine blade

As City of Culture, Hull will reflect its fishing port past and its future as a manufacturing hub<p>Dancing light displays, pop-up art, packed streets, a sculpture marking the city’s whaling past and, this morning, a giant rotor blade in the central square. Hull is, unusually, the focus of national …

UK News

Yacht from 'Caddyshack' on sale in Pasadena

Leonard Digiulian said his brother John never set out to grab a small piece of cinema history when he bought the 60-foot Striker yacht used in the …

Comedians

Hull has kicked off the New Year as the UK City of Culture 2017

Over 60,000 people turned out last weekend in the city of Hull to mark the start of the city’s year as UK Capital of Culture with a giant fireworks display.<p>The city is spending millions of pounds attracting visitors to come to hundreds of events over the course of the next 12 months. For those that …

Travel

Building a cedar strip canoe

Building a cedar strip canoe<p>Many thanks to the Woodworker club volunteers including: Ken Birjkovff, Tom Funk, Denton Hushaw, Tom Malusky, Al …

Woodworking