European eating challenges and contests category

Teesside Live has an article about Craig Harker, owner of the George Pub and founder of the British Eating League, receiving a complaint for posting "To all you fat birds, chin up! It's Pancake Day soon!" on his advertising sign. He says that a video of the League's Jaffa Cake eating contest video received 53K comments on LadBible's facebook page.
Max Stanford is the first person to complete the breakfeast challenge consisting of 50 items at Cabin Dairy Cafe in Burnham, England.
LadBible has a facebook video about Kyle v Food. He calls Randy Santel the person who inspired him to start competitive eating.
Barnsley Chroicle has an article about Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran attempting a kebab billed as the UK's largest.
The Scottish Daily Record has an article about Garry McLaughlan's attempt to set a Guinnesss World record for eating Tunnock's Teacakes.
News.ru reports (translated) that a woman passed away after choking in a cake eating contest held in Moscow on February 15. (via Nikolay Smirnov) update Metro.co.uk has a video of the contest and gives the name of the deceased as Alexandra Yudina. update Daily Mail and Mirror have articles.
Julie Sephi, probably the top female food challenger in continental Europe, attempted to break Randy Santel's time for the Rocky Mountain burger challenge at Route 46 American Resto in Oudenaaarde, Belgium. (video)
Leah Shutkever will make the first attempt at the Not So Holy Challenge at Holy Moly in Birmingham England on February 3. The challenge consists of four burgers and fries.
Teesside Live has an article about Leah Shutkever setting the parmo challenge record at Central Park in Middlesborough, England.
Leah Shutkever faced off against Damian the Builder in a 6 pound Christmas dinner eating contest at The George Pub in Stockton on Tees England for an On the Tools TV video.
The 2019 "World Pie Eating Championship" will take place tomorrow at Harry's Bar in Wigan, England. The competition will be restricted to the top 2 finishers from the 2018 contest with the general public relegated to an undercard.
The twitter for Russia Today posted an excerpt from a Raina Huang video where she attempted an eight pound sushi roll at Octopus Restaurant in Glendale, CA. The tweet currently has 364 comments.
Leah Shutkever faced off against strongman competitor Eddie Hall in a five pound chicken and chips challenge at the Digbeth Dining Club. (Eddie Hall's video).
"UK Chilli Queen" Shahina Waseem attempted to eat over 100 Carolina Reaper peppers today (aftermath video).
The Newcastle Chronicle has an article about Kyle "Kyle v Food" Gibson.
Radim Dvoracek ate 15 veggie burgers in 30 minutes to win the first prize of 1000 Swiss Francs (about $1010) in today's eating contest at the Grand Casino in Basel, Switzerland.
Birmingham Live has an article about Kate Ovens attempting a three foot long hot dog at Oh My Dog in London.
Radim Dvoracek has posted the top 3 in last nights Great British Eat Off 3kg burrito eating contest at Man v Food in London: 1) Leah Shutkever 2) Kyle v Food 3) Radim Dvoracek
The Grand Casino in Basel, Switzerland will hold a veggie burger eating contest on November 16 awaring 1000 / 500 / 250 Swiss Francs (about $1000/$500/$250).
Wayne Algenio will face off against World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall in an eating contest on an episode of "Eddie Eats America" that will be televised on the UK channel Dave on Sunday. The competition was recorded at Mac Shack NY, whose owner Kevin "BlaccLyte" James recently passed away.
The New York Post has an article about Englishwoman Charna Rowley quitting her job to focus on a youtube channel (currently at 3,040 subscribers) in which she eats meals containing up to 5,500 calories. Boy George,former lead singer of the Culture Club, was unimpressed by the the career decision.
Julie Sephi set the record for the Cruiseschip sandwich challenge at Broodjeshoek in Balen, Belgium (video).
A 77 year old diner completed the 1.4 kg burger challenge at Bene's Burger Meisterei in Kipfenberg, Germany.
The George Pub and Grill in Stockton on Tees, England announces the British Eating League.
El Español has an interview with Spanish competitive eater Joe Burger Challenge.
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