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This Graph Shows How Nearly Everyone Else Has Recovered Faster Than Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has received a political boost as he prepares to deliver his Budget next week as the British Chambers of Commerce estimates that the UK...

In Canada, Ice Hockey Is More Important Than School

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

In Canada, ice hockey is way more important than school. There's not much else to say, really. Submitted by Stolen Goose on Reddit...

WATCH: Canadian Anchors Go Crazy After Canada Ice Hockey Team Beat USA (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Sport

There was no love lost between the United States and Canada when the women's teams met in the Sochi Winter Olympics ice hockey final, as the Canadian ...

Sochi 2014: Canadian Skier Alex Bilodeau Celebrates Gold With His Disabled Brother (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

A Canadian freestyle skier has reminded the entire world of the unifying power of the Olympic Games. Far from the controversies of the host country or...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Gets Stuck in a Lift

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Mayor Rob Ford found himself in a different kind of trouble Thursday — elevator trouble. Ford was an hour late for his speech to the Economic Clu...

Truth and Reconciliation for Canada's Aborigines

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

The TRC sessions are an excellent way for Canadians to become educated on a crucial part of their history. Uncovering past injustice and inviting it into public discourse is a basic step in addressing discrimination against Aboriginal communities.

Marmegeddon: Canada 'Orders Briton To Stop Selling Marmite'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

It's one of the most divisive food products on the market, and now, Marmite has caused so much offence that Canada – a country that sells guns – i...

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

LOOK: These Wilderness Selfies Will Put Yours To Shame

Huffington Post UK/ Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Cast against the backdrop of the Northern Lights, mountain ranges and frozen tundra, these 'selfies' are in a class of their own. Snapper Paul Ziz...

Teen Convicted Of 'Child Porn' Offences After Spreading 'Sexts' Of Boyfriend's Ex

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A teenager in Canada has been convicted of child porn offences after spreading naked pictures of her boyfriend's ex. Local news reports that the te...

Red, Red, WHY??!! Huge Wine Spill Closes Canadian Highway For Ten Hours (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

If you’re partial to a tipple, look away now, for these were the terrible scenes which closed a major Canadian road for ten hours. A truck loade...

British Woman Killed In Snowmobile Accident

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

British woman Charlotte Mei Ling Lee has died in a snowmobile accident in Canada. The 31-year-old, from Bristol, was with her boyfriend, Domynique ...

Niagara Freeze! World Famous Waterfalls Stopped In Their Tracks (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

It’s been plenty cold on the other side of the pond – so cold even the Niagara Falls were affected in the big freeze. Parts of the world famou...

Charity Runner Is Beaten Up And Robbed

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A man dubbed the "British Forrest Gump" has been beaten up and robbed during a charity run across Canada. Jamie McDonald was dressed as a superhero...

Planet Appetite: A Taste of the Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada

Rupert Parker | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Farmers of the Eastern Townships, a fertile land of forests and rolling hills, on Quebec's border with the USA, are coaxing the best out of their soil and restaurants are working wonders with their produce

The Government Must Do the Right Thing - Unfreeze Pensions and Give Foreign-Based British Nationals the Income They So Rightly Deserve

John Markham | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Politics
John Markham

After a lifetime of working in Britain, paying taxes and mandatory National Insurance contributions, many pensioners wish to spend their retirement overseas, often joining family, or returning to their country of origin. On the face of it this is a fair wish for those who have contributed to the economy for so long.

Cleaner And Longer Lasting: Plastic Banknotes Given A Launch Date

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Plastic bank notes are to be issued by the Bank of England for the first time when the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill appears in 2016. A ...

WATCH: 'Crack Mayor' Rob Ford Pulls Incredible Dance Moves

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Toronto's mayor Rob Ford does not look like a man caught smoking crack cocaine, stripped of most of his powers and humiliated in the international med...

Fears For Brit Hiker Missing In Canada

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

A man has flown over to Canada to search for his son who he believes went missing while hiking in the country, police have said. Tom Billings, 22, ...

Giving Birth in Sierra Leone: Not Just Women's Stuff

Robin Lustig | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

Sierra Leone should be one of the most prosperous countries in West Africa, with its diamonds, iron ore and bauxite reserves. Yet, the vast majority of its people live in grinding poverty, and the country has the fourth highest maternal mortality rate in the world. On health, though, it is making progress.

WATCH: Do Harvard Students Know What The Capital Of Canada Is?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It's a simple formula: ask (allegedly) clever students simple questions, film them floundering under the pressure, and post it on YouTube. Simple, ...

Saving Mothers' and Babies' Lives in DRC

Robin Lustig | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

When Agnes Lunkembesa gave birth to her ninth child, she decided enough was enough. But although she knew perfectly well how babies were made, she had no idea how to stop them being made.

Jessica Elgot

The Ridiculing Of Paul Flowers And Rob Ford Is Damaging For Addicts | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

"Toronto's crackhead mayor" headlined a Rob Ford story this week in the New York Post and this morning "Sorted For He's And Whizz" was the Sun's front...

Whale Watching: Should It Be Allowed

Daniel Kendal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Kendal

The Icelandic industries have been leading the way in ethical whale watching. The good news is that whale-watching is starting to become a more-lucrative industry than its bloodthirsty cousin.

Integration and Identity

Tahreem Arshad | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tahreem Arshad

Through being shortlisted for the Women of the Future Awards in association with Shell, I have had many interviews where I was asked "And why will you stay in the UK to do this work?" I answered, "Because this is where it all began for me, I'm inextricably tied to this land - you see I was born here, in post-colonial context, a Pakistani."