An American Tribute to British Gun Policy

Judd Birdsall | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK
Judd Birdsall

In the wake of yet another school shooting in the United States, I'm profoundly grateful, as an American in England, to live in a country where my children have no fear of guns at school.

It's Time for America to Rethink Its Gun Control Laws

Richard Neil | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Politics
Richard Neil

Another day, another mass shooting spree. Surly by now, it's time for America to rethink its gun control laws and make the logical changes that other advanced countries have made. At the time of writing this article, at least 13 people have reportedly been killed and around 20 wounded in a college shooting in Roseburg, Oregon. How many more of these tragedies have to happen?

The US Gun Problem Laid Bare In One Chart

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

Thursday saw yet another mass shooting bring death, carnage and frustrated misery to the US as nine people were killed by a gunman on a college campus...

Pope Francis Kisses Baby Dressed As Him And Sends Crowd Wild

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK

As Pope Francis travels home from his six-day tour of Washington, DC, New York, and Philadelphia he will take with him a fairly unusual memory. The...

What Do Americans Think of Corbyn's Foreign Policy

Hugo Winn | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Politics
Hugo Winn

Jeremy Corbyn is hardly a household name in the United States, but his election win has pricked some ears on this side of the Atlantic. Few US reports about Corbyn's victory have focused on his domestic goals. His economic and social policies are almost never mentioned except when contextualizing the new leader as a 'socialist'. Instead it is Corbyn's extreme foreign policy that is raising American eyebrows...

Ben Carson Sparks 7 Ways You Can Stop A Muslim Becoming President...

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

Ben Carson, currently polling second in the race to be the Republican presidential candidate, made controversial remarks on Sunday, stating he “abso...

North Korea Is Making Nukes Again And Is Threatening To Use Them

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

North Korea has restarted all of its nuclear weapons facilities and has threatened to use bombs "at any time" against the US. The state-run news ag...

TTIP: A Double Edged Sword?

Ciara Kelleher | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Politics
Ciara Kelleher

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is an exciting new prospect for 2016. It is a proposed free trade agreement between the United Stat...

Police Pull Over Woman With Loaded Gun In Her Vagina

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

A woman has confessed to concealing a loaded gun in her vagina after being pulled over by police at a traffic light. The incident, involving Gabri...

Grieving Father Punches Man Who Killed His 3-Year-Old Daughter In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

A grieving father has punched the man who killed his three-year-old child, during a heated confrontation in a Detroit courtroom. Dwayne Smith was ...

Hillary Clinton Gets Emotional As She Pledges To Reform Gun Control

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

It's been just under a month since Hillary Clinton made a passionate speech on reforming gun laws in the US, in the aftermath of a mass shooting in Ch...

Piers Morgan Has Some Harsh Home Truths For America In Wake Of Virginia Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan has gone on a Twitter tirade against US gun violence, repeatedly tweeting an image of the moment a reporter and cameraman were killed liv...

Charleston Shooting Was 'Tipping Point' Which Led To Virginia Shooter Buying Gun

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Bryce Williams, the alleged gunman who killed a reporter and cameraman live on air reportedly said in a fax to ABC News that the Charleston church sho...

Ricky Gervais Has Just Upset Every American Gun Owner

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Ricky Gervais has likened having guns to giving people bombs after an American reporter and cameraman were shot dead live on air while filming a segme...

Marcy Borders 'The Dust Lady' Of 9/11 Has Died Of Stomach Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

It has become one of the defining images of September 11, 2001. A smartly-dressed woman stands in disbelief, visibly distraught, covered from head-to-...

A Teenager Called 'Deez Nuts' Is Running For President And He's Doing Surprisingly Well

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Just when you think the US presidential campaign couldn't get any weirder, a candidate named Deez Nuts appears out of nowhere. The Independent appl...

BarChick's (Questionably Useful) Guide to Burning Man

BarChick | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Love it, hate it, or don't give a sh*t about it. Here is our weird and wonderful guide of how to, and how not to do Burning Man, brought to you by BarChick's most dedicated Burning Man friends, fans and family.

Ten Scattered Thoughts on the USA

Jared Joffe | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK
Jared Joffe

Hello world! I am back after taking a short break from work and life. I've been in the USA for the past three weeks, spending the majority of my vac...

Former US President Jimmy Carter Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

AP | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Former US president Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued on Wednesday. "Recent liver surgery reveal...

US Cinema Killer Is Spared The Death Penalty After Jurors Cannot Agree Unanimously

AP | Posted 08.08.2015 | UK

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison after at least one juror balked at the possibility of sentencing him ...

A Giant Sinkhole Just Appeared In Brooklyn And Devoured An Entire Junction

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) have tweeted out photographs of a huge sinkhole that has opened up in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hole, wh...

Why We Want International Students to Work in the UK

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

The international students in the UK provide British universities with so much money, it would really not be detrimental to us in any significant way for them to work part-time or find graduate jobs after studying. Many of us Brits love to travel, study abroad, work abroad, and retire abroad. We need to be more open to those who wish to do the same in the UK.

Reflections on Returning Home After Studying Abroad

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

While I was catching up on Made in Chelsea (post-study abroad life) an advert for Wilkinson Sword popped up. It showed a girl talking about jumping in...

US Justice Department: Transgender Students Must Be Allowed To Use Toilets Corresponding To Their Gender Identity

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

In a landmark win for the transgender community in the United States, the country's justice department has ruled students "must" be allowed to use toi...

Somewhere Over the Facebook - Three Cheers for the United States

Alan Grant | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

I would rather have a well-meaning nation with liberal principles that sometimes go awry than those nations with no well-meaning intentions in the first place. One thing is for sure, freedom is good for LGBT people and being under the cultural influence of the US is better than the alternatives for all of our freedoms.