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From Punk Rock Fashion to Activist: An Evening With Vivienne Westwood

Afton McKeith | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

I'm a normal teenager, but I do go to star-studded events. On Friday night, I attended a wonderful evening with the world-renowned punk/rock fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, with my mum Gillian McKeith and my sister Skylar. This evening left quite an impression on me.

North Korean Defector's Appeal to Kim Jong-Un's Regime: Free My Father, Is That So Much to Ask?

Benedict Rogers | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Last Friday I went to Ealing, a London suburb, with a friend, to a very normal residential street to deliver two letters with one of the most basic requests any human being could make: for a son to be allowed to meet his father.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Talking To Tehran

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 17 June 2014... 1) TALKING TO TEHRAN The rise of al Qaeda offshoot Isis in Iraq has turned ...

Will Julian Assange Ever Leave the Fun House?

Sophie Alderson | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

Assange must be pressing his tongue masochistically hard into the inside of his bottom lip, gurning with angry, frustrated groans at his own idiocy in failing to make it to South America proper but rather getting trapped in a glorified office building in West London. Edward Snowden could be dancing the Sanjuanito along La Costa by now, enjoying a well-deserved break from an undignified international manhunt.

Iranians Protest Outside US Embassy After Refugee Attack In Iraq

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Demonstrators protested outside the US Embassy in London after assailants fired rockets at a refugee camp for an Iranian exile group in Iraq, killing ...

Afghanistan Bans YouTube Over Anti-Islam Film

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

YouTube has been banned in Afghanistan to prevent the viewing of a US-made film that sparked an attack on the US Embassy in Benghazi, which left the U...

US Ambassador Killed In Benghazi Rocket Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK

The US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff have been killed in a rocket attack in the eastern city of Benghazi, the White House has conf...

British Embassy Convoy Attacked In Libya

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

A British embassy convoy has been attacked in the east Libyan city of Benghazi. The Foreign Office said all staff were accounted for after the inci...