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Weather Warnings Issued As Snow Predicted Amid Freezing Conditions

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK

The Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings for ice as temperatures are set to drop. Some isolated areas could even see snow fall over the ...

Going Against The Grain With Manchester's Newest Law Centre

Frankie Leach | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Frankie Leach

After the hard work of countless activists across Greater Manchester, on the 11th of February, the doors will open to Greater Manchester's newest law ...

Colleges Forced To Send Students To A&E Due To Lack Of Mental Health Services

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Almost three-quarters of colleges in England have been forced to send students with mental health issues to A&E in the past year due to a lack of comm...

Street Homelessness Soars To Six-Year High As Tory Cuts Blamed

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics

The number of people sleeping on Britain’s streets has increased to a six-year high, new official statistics have revealed. Ministers were accused o...

Thick Fog Causes Flight Cancellations And Delays Amid Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK

Flights have been cancelled at London airports as thick fog swathes parts of south and south east England on Monday. Around 100 flights were affected ...

Freezing Fog And Frost To Cause Travel Chaos As Deep Freeze Continues

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK

The deep freeze hitting Britain is poised to cause travel chaos in the morning as temperatures that have fallen as low as minus 8C are to continue. F...

Sub-Zero Temperatures And Freezing Fog Set To Grip Uk Next Week

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK

Sub-zero temperatures and freezing fog will grip parts of the country as the cold weather continues into next week. A low of minus 8.1C (17.4F) was re...

System 'Fails' 200,000 Children As One In 10 Secondary Schools Under-Perform

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Almost one in 10 secondary schools are under-performing, new analysis has revealed. Statistics show that almost 300 secondaries in England - teaching...

Every Constituency In England Will Lose Money Under Schools Funding Plan, Unions Reveal

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Politics

Every MP in England will see their local schools lose money under Theresa May’s new funding plans, unions have revealed. Even the Prime Minister’s...

Theresa May To Push Ahead With 7-Day GP Services Amid NHS Crisis

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK

Theresa May has expressed frustration at the failure of more GP surgeries to offer extended opening hours amid intensifying pressure on NHS hospital s...

Tory Backlash Grows Over New Schools Funding Deal

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics

Tory tensions over new school funding plans boiled over at Prime Minister’s Questions as Theresa May was urged to reconsider deep cuts in cash. Eddi...

Snow Forecast For UK And London Amid Wintry Polar Blast

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

Snow warnings have been issued across much of Scotland and the north of England for Wednesday, with a chance of the white stuff heading south on Thurs...

Arctic Blasts Could See Snowfall In Britain This Week, Met Office Warns

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Snowfall could hit many parts of Britain later this week, as cold air blasts in from the arctic regions of Canada, according to weather alerts. Snow s...

Here's The Full Story Behind Those 'Michael Fish Error' Brexit Headlines

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK

Newspapers have pounced on comments made by the Bank of England’s chief economist as evidence economists were wrong to predict financial gloom in th...

Farage, Bercow And Murdoch Walk Into A Bar: "I Once Had A Pint With Nigel Farage"

Liam Evans | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK
Liam Evans

Way back when in 2012, before Brexit, before Trump, and before Honey G, a politics conference in Westminster Hall hosted 800 young, plucky eyed, enthu...

London Flights Cancelled As Thick Fog Descends On The Capital

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

A number of flights from London City airport were cancelled today because of thick fog. By midday, 22 arrivals and 29 departures had been cancelled. A...

Severe Weather Warnings In Place As Storm Barbara Batters UK On Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

Britain has been battered by high winds as Storm Barbara sweeps over the country, causing disruption to travel and power supplies. Severe weather war...

Bird Flu Cases Confirmed In Wild Ducks In England

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Three wild birds in Scotland and England have tested positive for a dangerous strain of bird flu. Two wild wigeon ducks from Somerset and Leicestershi...

Corporate Parenting: What Can The Westminster Government Do Better?

Chloe Cockett | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics
Chloe Cockett

About three years ago, I went to an awards event at a local authority. There were local councillors there, including the cabinet member with responsibility for looked after children and care leavers. That cabinet member stood up and said to the care leavers there that the councillors were their corporate parents.

How Employers Can Support Volunteering In The UK

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK
Nicholas Mazzei

As we approach Christmas, employers need to think hard about giving their employees time to volunteer and ensuring they are free to serve these causes. The Skills Exchange is an excellent organisation to work with, and BT are keen to help employers learn about effective ESV.

'The Simpsons' Predict Scotland Not Very Pretty In Pink

Chris Darwen | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Sport
Chris Darwen

I tell you what, you've got to be a good side to wear pink haven't you? The nation of Scotland would have been pumped full of national pride, ready t...

This Poppy Protest Is An Empty Gesture

Kerry Barrett | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK
Kerry Barrett

Wearing a poppy is, for some, a nice gesture. But if it's done mindlessly - poppies handed out on an armband as the players wait in the tunnel, just for show, just so they can be seen to be wearing one without the accompanying donation - it's essentially an empty gesture. As empty as the outrage over the ban.

Seven Reasons Great Britain Is Truly Great

Cheryl Muir | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK
Cheryl Muir

I know we've had a tough year. Brexit is nothing to be sniffed at. But our country is beautifully unique. From the woman who didn't think twice about waving goodbye to England seven years ago, I would like to remind us all of what makes our country truly great.

Was David Cameron 'Really Good' For The Country?

Rachel Loughran | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Politics
Rachel Loughran

The nauseating Trump/Brexit mashup headline, courtesy of the Daily Star, no doubt had many backwards thinking Brexiteers waving their union jack flags and 'Go Home' placards in obvious joy.

Sam Allardyce Gets Slaughtered After Blaming Media 'Entrapment' For Downfall

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK

Sam Allardyce has been widely condemned after blaming press entrapment for his downfall as England manager. A row on the ethics behind a sting broke o...