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Angela Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely On US Or UK After Trump And Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK

Angela Merkel has warned that Europe could no longer rely on the US and UK as partners following a troubled G7 meeting of world leaders. The German Ch...

The Express's Latest Jeremy Corbyn Smear Has Two Major Flaws

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK

The Daily Express has continued it’s negative coverage of Jeremy Corbyn with a startling revelation about the damage he could inflict on our love li...

Voters In HuffPost UK Focus Group Say Tory Social Care Policy Is 'Not Fair'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s social care policy is seen as not “fair” by likely Tory voters who took part in the latest HuffPost UK-Edelman general election fo...

Terror Threat Level Reduced From Critical To Severe, Prime Minister Announces

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK

The UK terror threat level has been reduced from critical, back to severe, the Prime Minister announced on Saturday. The level was increased following...

Thundery Bank Holiday Downpours Set To End Summery Spell

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK

Torrential thundery downpours are set to descend on Britain over the bank holiday weekend, bringing an end to the spell of summery weather. The UK enj...

Clegg Should Replace Farron As Lib Dem Leader, Says HuffPost UK-Edelman Focus Group

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg should return as leader of the Liberal Democrats, according to participants in the latest HuffPost UK-Edelman general election focus group....

Brexit Briefing: Plucky Brits Take Migration Target Into Their Own Hands

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.05.2017 | 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 you...

You Almost Definitely Won’t Be Able To Figure Out Which Of These ‘British’ Traditions Originated Abroad

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK

More than half of Britons believe their culture is threatened by ethnic minorities living in the UK, a report has found. The Aurora Humanitarian Index...

Did Trump Just Insult The UK With An Upside-Down Flag?

Mark Hillary | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

It might seem trivial to many that the flag is displayed correctly, the British flag is often displayed upside down because many people assume the design is symmetrical, but the Brexit debate means that British people may soon need to have a more intimate understanding of their flag.

Soldiers Armed With Machine Guns Descend On Parliament As UK Adjusts To New Threat Level

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

Armed soldiers began their patrols of UK streets and high-profile targets on Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Manchester Arena bombing. Monday’s ...

Amber Rudd 'Irritated' At US For Leaking Details Of Manchester Bombing

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics

Amber Rudd has said the British government will look at how much it shares with the United States about ongoing terror attacks, after details about th...

Theresa May Says Military To Patrol Streets As Terror Threat Level Raised To Critical

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

Britain has raised the terror threat level from severe to critical for first time since 2007 in the aftermath of the Manchester attack, Theresa May ha...

A New Cancer ‘Risk Marker’ Could Help Patients Survive The Disease

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech

A new “risk marker” has been discovered for cancer that could help doctors detect the disease in patients far earlier than before. The researchers...

Donald Trump Says Manchester Bombing Carried Out By 'Evil Losers'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump has said the people responsible for the suicide bombing in Manchester are “evil losers”. The President of the United States said he s...

AQA Geography Students Left Outraged Over Exam Question About Dishwashers

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Exam board AQA has sparked outrage among GCSE geography students who say they spent hours revising case studies for Monday’s exam, only to be asked ...

The UK Has Switched On The World's Largest Wind Turbines

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Tech

The largest wind turbines in the world are now operating off the coast of the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company that installed them, confirmed that ...

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...

Putting Ourselves First In This Election

Joseph Finlay | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Politics
Joseph Finlay

This election isn't about the things it's supposed to be about. It's not about leaders, parties, candidates, rallies. It's not about wall to wall news coverage, interviews, speeches and gaffes. It's not about them. It's about us.

Tory Immigration Target Could Cause Economic Crisis, Think Tank Warns

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Politics

Net migration in the UK must be at least double the level set in the government’s target to prevent economic catastrophe and a public service crisis...

Everything You Need To Know If You Want To Vote In The General Election

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

On June 8, millions of people will go to the polls to decide which political party should lead the UK. Since Theresa May announced the snap General E...

Tory Voter ID Requirement Could 'Deny A Vote To Millions', Electoral Body Warns

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

Conservative plans to stop people from voting if they don’t have photo ID has been criticised by the Electoral Reform Society who argue it is an unn...

Major Tory Manifesto Change On Child Poverty Has Left People Furious

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

The Conservatives have faced a barrage of criticism over what appeared to be a dumbing down of promises on tackling child poverty. The party’s 2017 ...

Tories Pledge To Make It Even Tougher For International Students To Come To Britain

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Students and academics have reacted furiously after the Conservative Party pledged to make it even more difficult for international students to attend...

Both Anti-Brexit, Both Anti-Jeremy Corbyn: The Lib Dem/Labour Battle That’s Too Close To Call

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

“Two years ago we were on the backfoot, we were under attack,” says Lib Dem Simon Hughes, before adding: “Most people have moved on from the coa...

Tim Farron Accuses Theresa May Of Putting 'Time Bomb' Under UK Economy With Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Politics

Tim Farron has accused Theresa May of voluntarily putting a “time bomb” under the British economy with her plan to take the UK out of the single m...