England

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 ...

Why We Should Welcome The New Metro Mayors

John Williams | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Politics
John Williams

Time will tell if the first generation of mayors are able to rise to the challenges and realise the opportunities of their positions. Yet for now, despite the big national political challenges ahead for the whole of the UK, we should herald the arrival of the metro mayors and I look forward to directly working with them to address local and national needs.

#DogsAtPollingStations Are Back And We Couldn't Be Happier

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK

Dogs may not have a vote in the local elections, but that didn’t stop them from stealing the show at polling stations across the country on Thursday...

Met Office Forecasters Reveal The Bitter Truth About This Month's 'Heatwave'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK

Hopes of a May heatwave have been dispelled by forecasters as highs of up to 22C (71.6F) were predicted on Monday - a far cry from rumours of near 30C...

Is English Football Leavig The North Behind?

Jamie Beck | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Sport
Jamie Beck

No club has a divine right to be in any division but the evolution of the game over recent years and particularly the financial disparity may just have taken the Premier league out of reach for many clubs.

England's Greatest XI: The Best Of The Three Lions

Ross Ayling | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Sport
Ross Ayling

English football has produced some incredible talent over the years, but when it comes to picking the best, who would make it into England's all-time greatest team? We've put together a side of who we think are the best players to ever represent the Three Lions. Who knows, maybe this lot could have even won us another World Cup...

Greens Overtake UKIP In Council Seats Contested

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics

UKIP will contest fewer council seats than the Green Party in the coming May elections in England, new figures have revealed. In what critics will see...

Brilliant Pictures Of Bradley Lowery Leading Out England With Jermain Defoe

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK

Bradley Lowery, the five-year-old who is bravely fighting a rare form of cancer, was given the honour of leading out England at Wembley with his favou...

Young People At Increased Risk Of Homelessness Because Of Welfare Cuts, Warns Report

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Politics

Young people are at increasing risk of being made homeless as the Government’s welfare reforms begin to bite, a report warns today. ‘The Homelessn...

Irony Of Immigrant-Hating Troll's Thai Wife Prompts Disbelief

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK

An Observer film examining the lives of internet “trolls” has highlighted the remarkable case of an immigrant-hating Brit with a Thai wife. ‘The...

New 'Earn While You Learn' Degree Apprenticeships Set To Soar By 650% Among Students

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The number of young people opting for degree apprenticeships rather than “traditional” university courses is set to skyrocket, a new study has pre...

How Safe Is Your Child Online?

Estelle Lloyd | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Parents
Estelle Lloyd

So I ask you, how is riding a bike any different from using the internet? We need to nurture our children, explain right from wrong, make them aware of the dangers lurking around every corner and to always think

QT Audience Member With Russian Wife Wants 'England To Look After Its Own First'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK

A BBC Question Time audience member has been criticised after insisting England should “look after its own first” despite having a Russian wife. T...

American Man Claims He Is The Rightful King Of England

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK

An American man has taken out a lengthy ad in The Times to claim he is the rightful King of England. Colorado resident Allan V Evans listed his creden...

30% Of Tory Activists Would Welcome Scottish Independence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Politics

Fewer than a third of Tory activists believe that an independent Scotland would cause “serious damage” to the rest of the UK, a new poll has found...

Sex And Relationships Education Becomes Compulsory For All In Huge Curriculum Shake Up

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Sex and relationships education is to become compulsory for all school children in England, the education secretary announced on Wednesday. In a much...

It's Not OK To Be Racist

Lisa Francesca Nand | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK
Lisa Francesca Nand

I can count on two hands the amount of times I've been subject to direct racist insults. It's always a terrible shock. It takes my breath away and stays with me forever. The sense of injustice, of prejudice, the realisation that people judge you as different.

Lack Of Sex Education In Schools Is A 'Ticking Sexual Health Time Bomb'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A lack of sex and relationships education in some secondary schools is a “ticking sexual health time bomb”, town hall chiefs have warned. The su...

Retired Bishops Criticise Proposed Changes To Church of England’s Guidance On Homosexuality

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.02.2017 | UK

Proposed changes to the Church of England’s guidance on homosexuality fail to recognise gay people’s “authentic voices”, retired bishops have ...

Tory MPs Back Compulsory Sex And Relationships Education For Teens

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers in schools across the country could be set to receive compulsory sex and relationships education after a group of Tory MPs back...

Snow Expected To Hit The UK As Temperatures Plummet

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

Temperatures are expected to plummet this weekend as Britons are being told to brace themselves for snow. Friday will be “particularly cold” in ...

Wales v England: 70 Years Ago, A Rivalry Resumed

Joe Hall | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Sport
Joe Hall

It's January 1947, and 21-year-old veterinary student Micky Steele-Bodger has just found out he's been picked for England. "I heard it on the wireless", he recalls. He would be playing against Wales - and it would be a match with extra special meaning.

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...