#America

This Sorority Video Is Hands Down The Most Terrifying Thing You'll See This Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Comedy

WARNING: Those of a nervous disposition should look away now. The tradition of fraternities and sororities is unique to the USA and if this video is a...

Evangelist Who Said Natural Disasters Punish Gays Suffers Ironic Flooding Disaster

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

The head of an anti-LGBT group that says natural disasters are sent by God to punish gays has been left rather miffed after a flood destroyed his home...

When Did the Left Start Supporting Fascism?

Stefan Rollnick | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Stefan Rollnick

If you're indulging yourself in liberal guilt, I'll give you something else to feel guilty about. While we discuss the relative merits of Britain's isolationism around our dinner table, safe in our homes, there are still another 10 million people under IS control.

Time To Change That Outmoded Title, 'First Lady'

Susannah Blenkharn | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Susannah Blenkharn

Forty-four First Ladies later and the role is still as outdated as it was under the Founding Fathers. I'm not necessarily stating that First Ladies deserve more political influence, simply that they should not have to conform with the outdated stereotype forced upon them.

Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey Has Conviction Overturned

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK

A US federal judge in Wisconsin has overturned the conviction of Brendan Dassey, who was featured in Making A Murderer. He’ll be released in 90 days...

Donald Trump Telling NBC's Katy Tur to 'Be Quiet' Reveals Exactly What Kind of President He'd Be

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Politics
Sara McCorquodale

There's something about a man telling a woman to be quiet that suggests the inroads we've made towards equality could be wiped away in one snappy put down. It reminds us that under the wrong leader things could suddenly become very fragile, start to move backwards, get a bit prehistoric.

Body Of Man Hunting For Elusive Treasure Trove Found In New Mexico

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK

The remains of a treasure hunter who went missing in January have been found in New Mexico. Randy Bilyeu, 54, from Colorado, disappeared after he set ...

Sarah Silverman Forced To Lash Out At 'Ridiculous' Bernie Sanders Supporters

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK

Sarah Silverman was brought on stage at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening to help build a feeling of unity between rival factions o...

The 15 Weirdest Donald Trump Facial Expressions From Last Night's Republican Convention

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK

Last night, Donald Trump and his family looked on forlornly as Ted Cruz failed to endorse him as the Republican presidential nominee. The only thing m...

An Overseas Attempt to Combat British Democratic Apathy

Beth Gray | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Beth Gray

The '45ers' will travel to Florida in November during the final week of the Presidential Election to experience the excitement around American politics once more, compiling our findings upon our return in order to produce our legacy report which will outline our suggestions for British political parties as to how they can increase youth engagement.

Dear White People

Anais Mutumba | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK
Anais Mutumba

As my birthday approaches on the 11th, I'm reminded how blessed I am. I'm burdened to be the change, not just write about it. I'm reminded of the many times I may not have made it this far through some of my life experiences - but thankful that I'm still alive. Some of our fellow brothers and sisters - Black, White, Middle Eastern & Asian - were not so lucky.

The UK Has Gone to the Dogs, So Where Can We Escape To?

Jess Melia | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Melia

I've been thinking about moving abroad for years. I've often looked out of my office window and wistfully dreamt of finally doing my Masters in California, reuniting with my friends in Amsterdam, or going to work with giraffes in Kenya. Anything to take my mind off of the dire weather we so often face in England and I can't get away from.

Man's Leg 'Blown Off' In Explosion In New York's Central Park

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK

WARNING: Contains graphic image. A young man is reported to have had his leg blown off in an explosion in New York's Central Park. Witnesses described...

'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....