European Union

Theresa May 'Must Bear Some Responsibility' For Manchester Attack, Says Ukip's Suzanne Evans

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Politics

Ukip’s Deputy Chairman today claimed Theresa May “must bear some responsibility” for the Manchester terrorist attack as her party launched its e...

Article 50 And Travel Within Europe - What Do UK Students Think?

Dan Baker, StudentUniverse | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Dan Baker, StudentUniverse

Withdrawal negotiations will be taking place into 2018 which will make things a lot more clear in terms of the exact implications of what will come when the UK ceases to be a member of the EU and is no longer subject to its treaties.

Air Pollution Could Be Giving You A Bad Night's Sleep

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech

People living in areas with high levels of air pollution have been found to be up to 60% more likely to suffer from sleep deprivation than those livin...

Transparency On Spain's Stolen Baby Outrage is Essential For The Mothers And Children Involved

Jude Kirton-Darling | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jude Kirton-Darling

In the Petitions Committee we see that time and time again, people come with nowhere else to turn. As a member of the committee we cannot always 'solve' problems or right wrongs immediately but we can sometimes offer hope to people where previously there might have been none and help them take a step towards the justice they seek. In Madrid, I'll be standing with Ruth and the other petitioners in their struggle.

Multimillionaire Brexit Donor To Fund Campaign To Oust Pro-Remain MPs

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK

A multimillionaire political donor has pledged to fund a campaign to oust almost 140 pro-Remain MPs. Jeremy Hosking, a City asset manager, said he is ...

Brexit Briefing: EU Keep Pushing My Love Over The Borderline

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your...

Known Knowns

James Hargrave | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Politics
James Hargrave

Of course, there's also the unknown unknowns, which we know we don't know about. So let's not speculate about them - I'll ask David Cameron.

Corbyn Urged To Toughen Manifesto On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn is facing pressure from senior union and party figures to make last-minute changes to Labour’s election manifesto to toughen the party...

The Future Of Europe's Defence Policy Post-Brexit

Meriam Sabih | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Politics
Meriam Sabih

This also points many people may not be aware of the benefits of European integration because of the complexity of integration and thus steer away from integration even when it is of benefit to them.

Corbyn Tells Laura Kuenssberg Even She May Like His Policies

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has joked to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg that in her “heart of hearts” she will like some of Labour’s manifesto policies. The Lab...

A Bitter-sweet Anniversary: Will Brexit End Access To ERASMUS For British Students?

Professor Maurits van Rooijen | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Professor Maurits van Rooijen

Many young people have expressed their frustrations about the outcome of the Brexit referendum. The European Union offers opportunities which are now at risk, they argue.

'The EU's Next Tony Blair' May Hate Brexit But He Could Be Good News For Making A Deal

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK

The new French president has called Brexit a “crime” but his election could be good news for British negotiators, experts suggest. Emmanuel Macron...

Macron Epically Trolled Brexit Voters After Winning French Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK

France’s new President-elect, Emmanuel Macron, walked out to address supporters in Paris not to his country’s national anthem but to that of the E...

Le Pen's Loss - The Forward March Of Populism Halted?

Maxim Parr-Reid | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
Maxim Parr-Reid

France rejected populism emphatically, but it also rejected the establishment. Both these facts must be remembered, especially when we attempt to lambast a prostrate Front Nationale.

Amber Rudd: Tories Will 'Look Again' At 100k Net Migration Pledge

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics

Home Secretary Amber Rudd today confirmed the Conservatives are re-examining their flagship pledge to get net migration below 100,000 a year. Appearin...

The EU President Joked About English After Brexit And People Got Very Upset

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

Jean-Claude Juncker has joked English is “losing importance” in Europe because of Brexit, in a clear jibe aimed at Theresa May. As the European Co...

EE Has Scrapped Roaming Charges For 52 Countries Around The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

Roaming charges are not only one of the most annoying aspects of going on holiday they’re also one of the most ridiculous. Well now it looks as thou...

Brexit Briefing: EU Want Some, Do EU?

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your...

May Has Broken Promises Again And Again - Can We Ever Trust Her On Brexit?

Jude Kirton-Darling | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jude Kirton-Darling

Brexit will be one of the most difficult processes in modern British history. It will also have one of the biggest impacts on ordinary people. The country needs a government that is not willing to be duplicitous in its intentions.

Theresa May Accuses EU Of Using 'Threats' To Deliberately Interfere In UK General Election

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May says the European Commission has hardened its negotiating stance "to affect the result of the general election"

Could EU Plans Hold Key To UK Parenting Leave Reform Post-Brexit?

Jeremy Davies | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jeremy Davies

Paying Parental Leave at the level of Sick Pay (the minimum suggested by the EU) would hardly change that overnight; Statutory Sick Pay in the UK is just £89.35 per week - less than the already-paltry £140.98 that those eligible for SPL can claim.

David Davis Says UK Won't Pay €100bn Brexit Bill But Fails To Provide Alternative

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK

The UK could be facing a Brexit bill from the European Union of up to 100 billion euro (£84.5bn), it has been reported. It had been believed Brussels...

Boris Johnson's Sister Who Defected To Lib Dems Accuses Brexiteers Of Selling 'Faulty Goods'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK

Rachel Johnson has accused Brexiteers, which includes her brother, Foreign Minister Boris, of selling “faulty goods” over their broken promises on...

EU Leaders Agree 'Firm' Brexit Negotiating Stance

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK

European Union leaders have unanimously agreed to adopt a “firm” negotiating approach for Brexit talks with the UK. On Saturday the heads of the r...

Theresa May Thinks The EU Is Ganging Up On The UK Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK

Theresa May has signalled she thinks European Union members are conspiring against the UK over Brexit, accusing leaders of preparing to “line up to ...