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'Exactly Where They Should've Been': The Democratic Sit In and Their Passionate Plea.

Sophie Pope | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Pope

As the Democrats continue their fight for progress in the face of so many tragedies, the rest of the world looks on in hope that the United States may finally move forward in their fight against gun violence. I would urge everyone to follow this closely and get on board with the #NoBillNoBreak trend on Twitter, for it is only in numbers that progress is made.

The US Senate Has Decided It's A Bad Idea To Stop Suspected Terrorists Buying Guns

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

The US Senate has blocked a number of gun control reforms including one prohibiting the sale of weapons to suspected terrorists. The US senate rejec...

Orlando: Now We Must Stand Together to Prove That Hate Doesn't Win

Suki Sandhu | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK
Suki Sandhu

It is with a very heavy heart that I write this today. On 12th June 2016, the world was subjected to the most violent singular attack on the LGBT+ community in recent history. My heart goes out to the victims of this tragedy, but also to their friends, families, the LGBT+ community, and every person in this world who believes in freedom and liberty - because this was also an attack on them.

News Reader Breaks Down As He Reads List Of Orlando Shooting Victim Names

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

A CNN anchor has poignantly demonstrated the difficulties of reporting on an event as tragic as the Orlando nightclub shootings. Anderson Cooper strug...

Terrifying Video Shows Victim Of Orlando Shooting As Gunman Opens Fire

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

Footage has emerged showing the terrifying scenes inside the Florida nightclub where 49 people were shot dead on Sunday. Amanda Alvear, 25, recorded h...

John Oliver's Beautifully Eloquent Orlando Shooting Speech Is Getting A Lot Of Praise

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

John Oliver has delivered an eloquent and incredibly moving speech on the Orlando shooting tragedy and won plaudits for summing up the heart-breaking ...

Turkish Newspaper Uses Homophobic Headline On Orlando Shooting

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

A Turkish newspaper has called the victims of the Orlando shooting "perverts" and "deviants". Yeni Akit which has ties with Turkish President Recep Ta...

J.K. Rowling Identifies Orlando Shooting Victim As 'Harry Potter' Ride Worker

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK

J.K. Rowling has identified a victim of the Orlando mass shooting as a worker on the 'Harry Potter' ride at Universal studios, Florida. In an emotiona...

John Oliver's $15 Million Medical Debt Stunt Explained For Brits Without Economics Degrees

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK

John Oliver made TV history this week by buying and then forgiving $15 million (£10.3 million) in medical debt. Here's our piece on the Debt Buying ...

Why EU Membership Leads to a Discriminatory Immigration Policy

Adam Hamdy | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Politics
Adam Hamdy

Over the weekend my piece on why the UK government turned away more than 2,700 non-EU nurses was widely circulated on Twitter and Facebook, but after ...

Gorilla Shooting Zoo Defends Actions As Mother Of Child Says 'Accidents Happen'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK

The zoo behind the shooting dead of a critically-endangered gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure has defended its decision. Cincinnati Zoo in...

Disgust As George Zimmerman Auctions Gun Used To Kill Trayvon Martin

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

George Zimmerman is to auction the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin. “I’m a free American,” he told Fox 35 in Orlando....

This Mum's Visit To University Ended In A *Cringeworthy* Selfie Situation

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

When Deanna Pilling went to visit her daughter at university, she thought it would be a great idea to sneak into her shared dorm room and snap a snugg...

Oscar-Winning Director Stuns Graduates With Dropout Tale

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Director Oliver Stone has told University of Connecticut graduates of the academic failures that led him to drop out of school - before he launched hi...

Teen Faces 69 Charges After 'Flashing His D*ck' In Team Photo

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A teen is facing multiple counts of indecent exposure after allegedly flashing his bare crotch in a varsity sports team photo. Hunter Osborn joined hi...

Black Students Blamed For 'White Power' Graffiti At American College

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

WARNING: The graffiti, pictured below, contains a racial slur Racist graffiti that proclaimed "white power" on the walls of an American university's l...

Donald Trump Lost Wisconsin And Has Thrown A Massive Strop

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination ...

Woman Found Dead In Hotel Walk-In Freezer

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK

A woman has been found dead in a walk-in freezer at a hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, after being locked in overnight. The body of Carolyn Robinson, 61, wa...

Bigmouth Strikes Again

Gavin Devine | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Is there any way to stop Trump? This week has seen more crushing victories for The Donald in primaries in Florida, North Carolina and Illinois. He i...

A Tall Poppy: Donald Trump in a Field of Professional Politicians

Gavin Devine | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

That is the lesson for mainstream politicians from the rise of Trump and people like him. They don't need to change course and pander to every whim and prejudice of the electorate; instead they need desperately to rediscover the ability to inspire, to excite and to lead.

#CSuiteSoWhite: Lack of diversity at the top prompts launch of UPstanding Executive Power List

Suki Sandhu | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK
Suki Sandhu

It may only be March but the issue of diversity, specifically ethnic diversity, has been one of the most widely covered topics of 2016. From University admissions to the Oscars, there is an unsettling sense of regression in the number of visibly successful BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic-including Hispanic and Middle Eastern) people in both the UK and America.

Pro-Gun Activist Accidentally Shot By Her 4-year-Old Son

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

A pro-gun activist has been accidentally shot in the back by her four-year-old son. Just hours earlier Jamie Gilt, 31, had boasted about how her ch...

Donald Trump Supporters Pledge Allegiance With Rather Ill-Advised Hand Gesture

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

This... Donald Trump makes members of his Orlando crowd raise their right hands and swear to vote in the primary. pic.twitter.com/EVenRilJrV— Jen...

Cashier Fights Off Armed Robber With Her Bare Hands Then Gives Chase With A Hammer

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK

A female shop-worker has been recorded on CCTV battling off an armed robber with her bare hands. Bhumika Patel, cashier at the convenience store in...

A Terrifying Look Into A Future With President Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Comedy

No one can quite believe it's happening, but Donald Trump's chances of becoming the next President of the United States are growing by the day. As ...