England

Damning Report Reveals Government Has No Plan To Tackle Skyrocketing Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Politics

A damning report has revealed the government has no real plan to tackle homelessness, despite huge hikes in the number of people sleeping rough. The N...

11 Brilliant Things That Happened At The Game4Grenfell Match Today

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK

Two cultures collided in the shadow of Grenfell Tower as stars from the worlds of showbiz and soccer teamed up to raise funds for people hit by the tr...

Only A Small Number Of GCSE Pupils Expected To Bag Top Grades Under New System

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Just a small percentage of GCSE students are expected to receive top grades in maths and English exams this year, as a new grading system is rolled ou...

Cyclist Cleared Of Manslaughter Over Mum's Death - Guilty Of 'Wanton And Furious Driving'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK

A cyclist that knocked down and killed a mother-of-two in London has been cleared of manslaughter following a ground-breaking trial. Charlie Alliston ...

CCTV To Be Installed In All Slaughterhouses In England

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

CCTV will be mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new plans unveiled by the Government in a move hailed by animal welfare advocates. Envi...

What Is The Glorious Twelfth And Why Is It So Controversial?

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

On Saturday, shooting enthusiasts will take to the country for the first day of the grouse shooting season, also known as the Glorious Twelfth. Here...

Summer Sunshine Is Finally On Its Way - But Don't Pack Away Those Brollies Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK

After more than a month’s worth of rain fell in some parts of England yesterday, you may be thinking we’re due some of that summer sun everyone’...

Northerners 'More Likely To Die Early' Than People In South

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People living in northern England are 20% more likely to die early (under the age of 75) compared to those from the south, according to a new study. T...

Suicidal Teen Whose Case Prompted To Judge To Warn Of 'Blood Of Our Hands' Now Has Care

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

A suicidal teen, whose lack of care prompted a High Court judge to condemn the shortage of treatment for mentally unwell children, now has a “safe a...

NHS Announces Trial For HIV Prevention Drug After Losing Court Case To Avoid Funding It

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

The NHS has announce it will trial funding an HIV prevention drug it previously resisted having to prescribe. Last year, the NHS lost a legal battle a...

Lionesses Prowl For Glory

Kirsteen O'Sullivan | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Sport
Kirsteen O'Sullivan

We owe a great deal to the performance of our current England and Scotland squads. They are achieving more than our men's teams could muster over two decades. Thursdays match is not just a momentous night for our Lionesses. It's a significant landmark in football.

Home Sweet Home, England

Julia Burness | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Burness

Home, there's no bed quite like it, tap water we can drink, marmite at the local shop, teabags we love and not a waft of pretentious Nag Champa for miles. England happens to even be considerate enough to water your plants with bucket loads of rain whilst you are away. Home sweet home.

UK Councils Providing Shelter For 120K Homeless Children

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK

Councils across England are housing the equivalent of an extra secondary school of pupils per month as the number of homeless children in temporary ac...

Stoke-On-Trent: City Of Comedy

James Morris | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Comedy
James Morris

As a Stokie, I know all too well the difficulties faced by the Potteries breed during the rare occasions we decide to grace the uncivilised world with...

Proton Therapy Is Finally Here, Now What?

Dr Jiri Kubes | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jiri Kubes

Many of these men are terrified by the thought of the side effects of surgery and traditional radiotherapy, which include double incontinence and erectile dysfunction. So they start researching the alternatives - and it inevitably leads them to proton therapy.

15 Awesome Pictures Of The Lake District As It's Awarded World Heritage Status

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

The Lake District has been named as a World Heritage Site, Unesco has announced. The region, in north-west England, joins sites including the Taj Maha...

Northern Irish Women Will Get Free Abortions On NHS In Face Of Tory Rebellion

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

Northern Irish women will have abortions carried out in England on the NHS funded by the UK government, ministers have confirmed in the face of a majo...

DUP To Vote Against Free NHS Abortions For NI Women In England

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s pact with the DUP is facing a major Tory rebellion over moves to stop women from Northern Ireland receiving free abortion services in ...

‘Shocking’ Study Lays Bare The Reality For Those Forced To Use Foodbanks

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK

People forced to rely on food donations face multiple forms of destitution, poor health and household income as low as £320 a month, one of the bigge...

Don't Believe The Hype: England Didn't Choke

James Fenn | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Sport
James Fenn

We jump on these sporting narratives because they help us understand a complex set of circumstances and seem to make an unpredictable tournament seem more predictable. These narratives are continued by brands, media and rights holders because they successfully bring people closer to the game, but they don't necessarily speak to what is really going on. To truly judge England at major tournaments, the skill is getting behind the headline, and finding the complicated reasons, not the simple ones.

Theresa May Did The Mexican Wave At France V England Game And It Was Something

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

It’s been a tough day for Theresa May to add to a terrible week. Trolled by Jeremy Corbyn in the Commons, an elusive deal with the DUP still not sec...

12 Must-See Documentaries About Current World Politics

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Politics
Lisa Francesca Nand

World politics have taken some unexpected and, arguably, unwelcome turns in recent times and the world of film and TV is beginning to reflect this with a must-see range of current affairs-focused films about to be released at both film festivals and in the cinemas.

Tackling The Gender Divide In Football

Arthur Peirce | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

It is perhaps telling of the state of gender inequality in sports, that private organisations need to be created to simply give young girls a chance of playing the sport. A sport key to the cultures of both the UK and Mexico.

Studying Abroad: Europe v America? The Battle Of The Atlantic!

Zoe Ambrozewska | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Zoe Ambrozewska

Here we compare our pros and cons, and discuss tips for studying abroad and travelling either side of the Atlantic Ocean!

How To Vote By Proxy In The General Election: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Next month, millions of people will go the polls to decide which political party should lead the UK. But thousands of people could miss out on their ...