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This article was published on July 5, 2011


    Huffington Post UK pages go live ahead of official launch

    Huffington Post UK pages go live ahead of official launch
    Paul Sawers
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    Paul Sawers

    Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

    Update:since this post was published, The Huffington Post has been taking its UK content offline again. It’s not clear whether the content was posted by accident.

    We reported a couple of weeks ago that The Huffington Post had penciled in July 6th for its official UK launch, and it seems the site is already starting to go live.

    The site’s main homepage at huffingtonpost.co.uk prompts users for a username and password, but some of the pages elsewhere on the site are already live as the site prepares for launch tomorrow.

    For example, actor Christopher Biggins’ column is available to read, and it seems it has been live for a number of days now, as this was posted on July 3rd:

    And the link to ‘blogs‘ seems to be live too, though no content to speak of yet:

    AOL acquired The Huffington Post back in February for $315m, and the Canadian edition was launched in May. After the UK launch tomorrow, an edition for France will follow, then a number of Latin American countries, Australia and India will follow suit.