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Republicans For Hillary

Beth Gray | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Politics
Beth Gray

As Donald Trump fails to get members of his own party to vote for him are we starting to see the beginnings of a landslide victory for Clinton in November? With a fractured and divided party that are not able to come together behind their candidate, the situation looks like it can only benefit the Democratic nominee whom I am sure will welcome the endorsements of any former Republican Presidents with open arms.

9 Things That Have Killed More Americans Than Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK

Donald Trump Jr continued the family legacy of making xenophobic, factually incorrect and just downright daft statements in public yesterday. The elde...

A Child Of Berlusconi's Italy Reacts To Trump's Interview With Jimmy Fallon

Carolina Are | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Carolina Are

It doesn't matter whether you support Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Malcolm Tucker or Kermit The Frog. No politician should receive such a favourable treatment at such a crucial time, when an interview like that can seriously shift the balance in the electorate.

Dog Nearly Dies After Trying To Eat 17 Bags Of Heroin

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

A golden retriever is recovering after attempting to eat 17 bags of heroin thrown over a fence into a daycare centre by an alleged dealer trying to es...

This Gun Control Ad Is The Most Nails Thing To Come Out Of The USA This Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

In the current barmy/insane world of US politics it takes something really special to grab our attention. Like this video from Democratic Senate candi...

US Police Have Shot Dead A 13-Yr-Old Carrying A BB Gun

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

Police in America have shot dead a 13-year-old boy after he drew a BB gun rom his waistband, while on officer was trying to detain him. Tyree King and...

Newly Released 9/11 Notes Give Extraordinary Insight Into Bush's Reaction

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

Newly released documents have given an extraordinary insight into George Bush’s actions in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The notes ar...

Harrowing Pics Of Parent's Heroin Overdose Spark Heated Drugs Debate (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK

Police in Ohio have released disturbing photos of a man and woman overdosing on heroin in a car while their four-year-old son sits bewildered in the b...

Donald Trump's Latest Attempt To Smear Clinton Has Backfired Pretty Badly

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

As the vote for the next US president gets ever closer you can expect Donald Trump to ratchet up his already scathing attacks on Hillary Clinton. Only...

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.