Chris York
Chris York is social media editor and writer for the Huffington Post UK

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Britain First Goes Back To Leicester, Gets Told Where To Go. Again

(0) Comments | Posted 28 May 2016 | (14:04)

Last week Britain First was forced to abandon an anti-EU demonstration in Leicester after a large crowd chanting "racists are not welcome here" gathered.

So naturally, a week later leader Paul Golding and his activists went back.

The far-right group set up stall on Saturday afternoon and quickly set about...

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'Have I Got News For You' Takes On The Tories And The EU Ref Debate

(0) Comments | Posted 28 May 2016 | (11:44)


The debate around the EU referendum appears to left the UK public generally a bit stumped...


 'Have I Got News For You' took on the subject in a hilarious section of Friday night's show and they pretty well nailed it - although you'll be just as confused by the end.



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Thai Man Attaporn Boonmakchuay Bitten By Python While On The Toilet

(0) Comments | Posted 27 May 2016 | (08:36)

Warning: This story contains graphic images

A Thai man is smiling and recovering well after he was bitten on the penis by a python whilst...

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BBC Question Time Ipswich Audience Applauds Woman For Slamming Tory Cuts During Brexit Debate

(0) Comments | Posted 27 May 2016 | (07:38)

A BBC Question Time audience member received a rapturous response on Thursday evening when she explained why she isn't backing Brexit.

She said: "The largest...

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Bryan Adams Tweets About His Pro-Brexit, EU Referendum Leanings (Yep, The Canadian Singer)

(0) Comments | Posted 26 May 2016 | (12:00)

Forget Boris, Dave or your mate down the pub, the one person whose opinion on Brexit you really wanted has finally spoken.

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Migrant Boat Capsize Pictures Prompt Cruel Comments That Show How Toxic The Refugee Debate Has Become

(0) Comments | Posted 26 May 2016 | (07:56)

A wooden fishing boat packed with migrants capsized on Wednesday off the coast of Libya.

Pictures released from the Italian Navy show migrants desperately clinging to the overcrowded...

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Stronger In's #Votin EU Referendum Youth Campaign Is... 'Interestin'

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2016 | (11:36)

The Britain Stronger in Europe group has launched a new campaign that suggests the literacy of our nation is secondary to maintaining our relationship with the EU.

A brash video and series of posters marks the launch of #VOTIN, which sees the youth culture of...

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EgyptAir MS804 Update As Egyptian Official Claims Plane Did Not Swerve Before Crashing

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2016 | (07:30)

The fate of the crashed EgyptAir flight has become even murkier as an Egyptian official contradicted previous claims the plane swerved before disappearing.

Ehab Azmy, the head of Egypt's state-run provider of air navigation services, has now said the aircraft was flying at its normal height of...

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Britain First Target Muslim Elected Officials Including Sadiq Khan In 'Direct Action Campaign'

(0) Comments | Posted 23 May 2016 | (19:58)

Britain First has announced it is to launch a "direct action campaign against Muslim elected officials" targeting "where they live, work, pray".

The militant, far-right group says politicians such as Sadiq Khan and Sajid Javid would now be classed as "occupiers" intent on taking over the...

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Ken Loach Quotes Shows The Palme D’Or Winner Has Always Spoken His Mind

(0) Comments | Posted 23 May 2016 | (10:26)

Ken Loach accepted his second Palme D’Or at Cannes Film Festival on Sunday with a rousing speech attacking the “dangerous project of austerity”.

The theme of his...

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Ken Loach Hopes ‘I, Daniel Blake’ Will Change 'Cruel Sanctions And Benefits System'

(0) Comments | Posted 23 May 2016 | (08:02)

Ken Loach has continued his attack on the government's austerity measures after winning the Palme D’Or at Cannes Film Festival for 'I, Daniel Blake' which depicts...

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7 Dogs Who Can't Catch For Sh*t

(0) Comments | Posted 22 May 2016 | (19:18)

Not even close...

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Britain First's Leicester Protest Gets The Spin Treatment From Far-Right Group

(0) Comments | Posted 22 May 2016 | (12:02)

On Saturday afternoon, Britain First was forced to abandon an anti-EU demonstration in Leicester after the city's residents made very clear its presence was far from appreciated.

After a large crowd chanting "racists are not welcome here" gathered, the far-right group was escorted away by police. 

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Britain First Leicester Anti-EU Protest Gets Chased Out Of Town

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2016 | (17:50)

Britain First has been chased out of Leicester by a large group of demonstrators chanting "racists are not welcome here".

Leader Paul Golding and "around 20 activists"...

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DWP Tweet About Craig David, Confuses, Amuses And Angers All In Equal Measure

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2016 | (13:28)

Like an uncle at a wedding trying to get down with the kids by busting out some terrible moves, the DWP has taken a rather interesting approach to try and engage people in employment figures.

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What Is A Sinkhole And What Causes Them?

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2016 | (11:51)

Barely a month goes by it seems without a small part of our green and pleasant land opening up and swallowing someones car or a bit of their house.

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BBC Question Time Schoolgirl Takes On Tories Over iPads For Prisoners

(0) Comments | Posted 20 May 2016 | (09:09)

A working class schoolgirl launched a scathing criticism of Tory plans announced in the Queen's Speech this week to give prisoners iPads to aid their rehabilitation. 

During the...

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Missing EgyptAir Flight MS804 Crashes Into Mediterranean With 66 People Feared Dead

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2016 | (13:27)

Terrorism is feared to have brought down an EgyptAir passenger plane that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean with 66...

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Katie Hopkins Falls For Islamic Road Sign Tweet

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2016 | (10:45)

Katie Hopkins was frothing with outrage on Thursday morning over apparent evidence of the increasing influence of Islam in Britain.

The motor-mouthed commentator tweeted a picture appearing to show Arabic translations on a road sign in Yorkshire. 


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What Happened To Egyptair Flight MS804? Everything We Know So Far

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2016 | (08:22)

EgyptAir Flight MS804 crashed disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean in the early hours of Thursday morning.


The Flight

- The Airbus A320 was travelling from Charles de...

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