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David Cameron 'Not Banned' From China Downing Street Insists

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has not been banned from China as punishment for meeting the Dalai Lama and aims to visit Beijing before the end of the year, Downing St...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Let's Get Out Of Europe, Says Lawson

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 7 May 2013... 1) LET'S GET OUT OF EUROPE Poor Dave. Last week, the Tories were trying to fend off the...

A Holy Education

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Along with His Holiness, scholars at the Global Scholars Symposium heard inspirational talks from Justice Goodwin Liu, His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Professor Cindi Katz, Wes Moore, Wanjira Mathai, Sir Tim Hunt, Tony Juniper, and many more.

55 Pictures Of Important People Measuring Invisible Things

Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics

What is it about the Parliament Select Committee and people looking like they are measuring invisible things? From Tony Blair to the Dalai Lama, th...

Losing the Plot in the Welfare Debate

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics
Jeffrey Gedmin

I don't think anyone seriously denies that welfare reform of some sort is necessary, whether to reduce waste and fraud, to re-establish proper incentive for the unemployed to look for work, or to help restore order to public finances. Around these basic points there's consensus. The question is, however, reforms at what cost, and to whom?

Keeping the Flame Alive - The Forbidden Team's Story

Bhargab Sarmah | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Sport
Bhargab Sarmah

Independence for Tibetans is nowhere near; yet, the beautiful game has, in many ways, helped in keeping the flame alive. May Tibetan football continue its upward rise.

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Gere On The Two Massive Hits He Didn't Even Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Think of Richard Gere, and it's invariably not long before the theme to either 'An Officer and a Gentleman' or ' Pretty Woman' turns up in your head. ...

How Do You Pick a Pope?

Ben Blaine | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Ben Blaine

The transition between leaders of any movement is always hard to achieve. An audience gets used to a certain style and it's always tough to know when to go for more of the same and when to throw in something fresh.

'He Would Have Done Everything To Save The Lives Of Others': Tribute From Partner Of Helicopter Pilot

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Updated: 17:57 17 January 2013 - more comments from Chris Barnes The partner of the pilot killed in a London helicopter crash has paid tribute to a...

Cameron's Di-Lama: PM 'Banned Ministers From Lunch With Dalai Lama'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

Lunch with the Dalai Lama was off the menu for ministers earlier this year after David Cameron slapped a last-minute ban on for MPs planning on meetin...

British Monk Self-Immolates In French Monastery

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK

A British man has become the first Western Buddhist monk to die through self-immolation after setting fire to himself in the secluded Nalanda monestry...

Nelson Mandela: Former South African President's Life In Pictures

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Nelson Mandela: Former South African President Pictured On 94th Birthday (PICTURES) SEE ALSO: Nelson Mandela Pictured With Bill Clinton On Eve Of...

'King Of Romance Humperdinck To Perform At Dalai Lama Love Concert

PA | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Music veteran and Eurovision legend Engelbert Humperdinck has been chosen to perform for Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. The 76-year-old h...

Are We More or Less Tolerant?

John Howe | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
John Howe

Is intolerance on the up? Pessimists would say yes.

Nelson Mandela Pictured On 94th Birthday

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Nelson Mandela was pictured today celebrating his 94th birthday at his South African home. The Nobel peace laureate, who spent 27 years in prison ...

Nelson Mandela Pictured With Bill Clinton On Eve Of 94th Birthday (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK

Former American president Bill Clinton paid a visit to Nelson Mandela on the eve of the Nobel peace laureate's 94th birthday. Mandela, who became ...

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Celebrations are taking place across the world to mark Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday. A Nobel peace laureate, Mandela spent 27 years in prison ...

What We Can Learn From the Dalai Lama

Wakkas Khan | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK
Wakkas Khan

Having had the opportunity to hear from many of the giants of the Muslim world, as well as having heard from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, I was pleased to listen to the 14th Dalai Lama His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso on his recent tour of the UK. His talk aimed at the youth was entitled 'Stand Up and Be The Change', and was hosted by Russell Brand.

Pictures Of The Weak: Seven Days Of Silly Snaps

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Comedy

From Cameron and Clegg to Kate and Camilla - via frisbee-catching dogs, herded ducks and a wheelbarrow full of puppies - check out our round-up of thi...

Lucy Sherriff

WATCH: 'Our Hope Rests On The 21st Century Generation' Says The Dalai Lama

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The Dalai Lama has told young people they are the "force of our hope" and we should put aside our artificial differences and realise we are "all the s...

Brand MCs For The Dalai Lama

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

His Holiness the Dalai Lama was joined onstage by Russell Brand on Saturday as he spokes to thousands of youngsters at the Manchester Arena. The ta...

Can a Compassionate Outlook Drive Our Professional Life?

Vinciane Rycroft | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK
Vinciane Rycroft

As the Dalai Lama shares his message of dialogue and compassion in the UK in the coming days, we might find ourselves wondering whether a compassionate outlook can really be a driving force in our political, economic and social institutions.

Dalai Lama To Appear With Russell Brand

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK

The Dalai Lama begins a national tour of the UK on Friday which will see the Tibetan spiritual leader appear alongside no other than comedian Russell ...

Dalai Lama Leeds Visit Prompts Olympic Pull-out Threats From China

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

Chinese officials have threatened to pull the country's Olympic athletes out of their training camp in Leeds due to a scheduled visit by the Dalai Lam...

Brand To Share Stage With Dalai Lama

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Comic Russell Brand may be quaking at the thought of what is to come out of his former wife Katy Perry's fly-on-the-wall documentary but, when it come...