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Star 'Teen' Basketball Player Uncovered As 29-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An immigration sting in Canada has uncovered a man posing as a 17-year-old high school basketball player - despite him being nearly 30 years old. Jona...

Economy Matters: The View From Here

Simon Atkinson | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Politics
Simon Atkinson

The first quarter of 2016 is now behind us, and so far the economic news has been distinctly underwhelming...

Canadian Seal Hunt Footage Released By Animal Activists

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK

Warning: Graphic content Animal welfare campaigners have released footage of the "horrific cruelty" seals are subjected to during Canada's controversi...

Woman Drops Hat In Tiger Enclosure, Unbelievably Jumps In To Fetch It

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

A woman - presumably in a bid to gain recognition at the Darwin Awards - has been filmed climbing into a tiger enclosure to fetch her hat. Incredible ...

University Regrets Forcing 'Gag Order' On Sexual Assault Victims

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A university has said it was a "mistake" to force victims of sexual assault to sign a contract that prevented them from speaking out. The contract, la...

On the Maple Trail: The Sweet Taste of Quebec

Sarah Hardy | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Hardy

Spring is in the air, and as freezing nights turn to warmer days, so the sap begins to flow, thus marking the beginning of the glorious maple season i...

Why Justin Trudeau Makes Me Want to Be a Canadian

Rachel King | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel King

I often think about where I'd move to if UKIP ever got voted in. I like to have a back up plan. And to be honest, every time this government shits on ...

Justin Trudeau Has Yet Another Mic Drop Moment Over Gender Equality

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he will continue to declare he is a feminist until he is ignored. Trudeau appeared at the Unit...

The Last Leg Helps Canada Build Wall To Keep Out US Citizens Fleeing Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

When Republican frontrunner Donald Trump enjoyed a number of wins on Super Tuesday earlier this week, it seems that a number of Americans began consid...

Entrepreneur Interview - Brian Scudamore

Ben Mirza | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK
Ben Mirza

The break-in alarm wouldn't stop screaming - and I knew I was screwed. Just as self-made multi-millionaire Brian Scudamore, the person I was about t...

Natural Beauty and Urban Living in Alberta

Black Tomato | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Famed for its natural wonders and cosmopolitan cities; trips to Alberta will require you to split your time evenly between the urban and the rural if you're to get a true sense of this wonderful destination. And if you're not sure where to start, here's how we think you should experience it...

The Commuter Picture That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.02.2016 | UK

In an "incredible display of humanity an elderly woman reached out to an aggressive man who was scaring other commuters on a train, then held his hand...

Six Great Places to Go Backpacking with the Family

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Backpacking with family can be a one of a kind experience, one that will undoubtedly bring you closer together as a family unit and it will help to broaden the minds of your children. But it's no secret that family backpacking adventures have to be catered for with a different approach.

Five Tips for Surviving Cancer Abroad, Alone and in Your 20s

Emily Brown | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Brown

When I received a call from the hospital the day before Halloween asking me to come in tomorrow, it now seems stupidly naive to have assumed that I was being invited for a routine appointment. I wasn't ready psychologically or practically to be told that I had cancer.

Québec: From City to Slopes

Black Tomato | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Québec is the perfect destination for those looking for that romantic winter wonderland. Steeped in history and traditional French culture, whether you're drawn to the twinkling lights of Old Québec or the magnificent mountains that surround it, this snowy haven is our destination of choice this winter.

Canadian Media And Prime Minister Give Incredible Lesson On How To Welcome Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

While US presidential-hopeful Donald Trump is keenly spouting pledges to send all Syrian refugees back home if he attains office, just across the bord...

University Cancels Yoga Classes 'Due To Cultural Appropriation'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A university's free yoga class has been cancelled after students complained the practice represented "cultural appropriation". The University of Ot...

Unique Experiences in the Northwest Territories

Black Tomato | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Rugged and unspoilt, the Northwest Territories of Canada boast some of the most picturesque vistas in the world. As you'd expect from a land that's swathed in forests and rocky terrain, there are endless opportunities to get closer to the natural beauty of this incredible province.

Long Overdue: Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland

Stephen Donnan | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

If you're reading this then let me just reassure you that I am not about to rehash the countless valid, tested and proven arguments for marriage equal...

Sturgeon Was Just A Bit Too Keen To Piggyback On Trudeau's 'Drop Mic Moment'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

Canada's new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his Cabinet and revealed that out of 30 of his ministers, 15 are women. Trudeau gave a si...

Is South Korea Ready to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The recent slug fest between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress on granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or fast track aut...

Hollywood North - Toronto, Canada

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Beautification was essential for the film festival and I certainly didn't mind being detained at Her Majesty's Pleasure, a chic, glass-fronted beauty parlour with the added bonus of a cafe and bar. I happily sipped on cocktails while my manicure and blowout were expertly executed.

Father And Son Among British Victims Of Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK

A father and son from Swindon have been named among the victims of Sunday's whale-watching tragedy, which claimed the lives of at least five Britons. ...

Five Britons Confirmed Dead In Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

The five people who died when a whale-watching boat sank off Tofino, in Western Canada, on Sunday were all British nationals, the Foreign Secretary ha...

Five Dead After Whale-Watching Boat Capsizes Off Canada

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK

Update: Five Britons Confirmed Dead In Whale-Watching Boat Tragedy At least five people have died after a whale-watching boat carrying 27 passenger...