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Tony Blair and Radical Islam

Gary Kent | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

Tony Blair, seen by some as one of the worst because of the so-called illegal and immoral war in Iraq, last week offered a stark analysis of Radical Islam, this century's "biggest threat to global security" on a par with environmental and economic challenges. The speech was derided by those who think that shouting warmonger suffices but merits close inspection.

A Proper Gander at North Korea

Ed O'Meara | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Don't confuse this with Panorama sending John Sweeney to North Korea in the imaginatively titled 'North Korea Uncovered' in which our heroic reporter destroys communism by dicking about. "This is an electricity factory" says Sweeney "But none of the lights are on." BOOM! Nice journalism, Sweeneyator.

Churchill Replaces Elizabeth Fry On £5 Note

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK

Sir Winston Churchill is to appear on the next £5 note, the Governor of the Bank of England has announced. The wartime leader will become the firs...

Margaret Thatcher More Popular Than Winston Churchill, Poll Finds

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

Margaret Thatcher is Britain's most popular prime minister since the Second World War, unexpectedly eclipsing even Sir Winston Churchill, a poll found...

'We Need To Fight Labour's Self Satisfied Socialists'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron urged restive Tories to focus their energies on fighting Labour as he sought to quell unrest among activists over his leadership. He ...

Cameron Will Seek To Reassure Tory Grassroots With Churchillian Speech

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

Cameron will seek to reassure restive Tory activists by promising to foster "aspiration" and give school sport a £150 million cash boost. The Prim...

Clunes Slams Insurance Firm... Oh Yes

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

TV star Martin Clunes has branded car insurance company Churchill "rude" for dropping him from its adverts after he was disqualified from driving. ...

RBS To Float Shares In Direct Line Group

Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Private investors will get the chance to buy shares in some of the biggest household names in insurance after RBS announced it will put its insurance ...

Ned Simons

Where's Winston? White House Apologises Over Churchill Bust-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Politics

A senior aide to US President Barack Obama has been forced to issue an apology following a row over the whereabouts of a bust of Winston Churchill, wh...

What Lies Beneath: Why Underwear Is the Underdog in a Man's Wardrobe

Carin King | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?

PICTURES: Canada Introduces 'Polar Bear Prison' To Deter Arctic Beasts

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK

At a polar bear prison in Canada, the bears who wander down to the small town of Churchill too often are in for a big surprise. Held in tiny cells,...

Creating Convenient History

Tom Stevenson | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK
Tom Stevenson

"The deepest, the only theme of human history," wrote Goethe in Israel in the Desert, "is the conflict of scepticism with faith". True or not, his wor...