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Tony Blair Says There's A Way Around Brexit, Which 'Absolutely' Must Not Happen

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2017 | UK

European Union leaders may be prepared to be flexible on the free movement of people in order to accommodate Britain as a way of reversing Brexit, Ton...

All New Vehicles Sold In Europe Will Be Electric From 2035

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

By 2035 all vehicles sold in Europe will be electric, at least that’s the prediction made by the major Dutch bank ING. The report predicts a huge in...

3 EU Bosses Reveal The Fate Of Their UK Workforce Before Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK

While Brexit has plunged small businesses with European connections into uncertainty, many firms led by EU bosses remain surprisingly optimistic. Desp...

Woman Gets Chalkboard Prosthetic, Travels Europe And Takes Glorious Photos

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has made full use of her prosthetic limb by giving it a chalkboard upgrade and travelling around Europe. The creative lass, known only as dev...

A City In Iran Just Set A Truly Sweltering Heat Record

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Tech

The city of Ahvaz in Iran has set what could be a truly astonishing record this week by recording one of the hottest temperatures on Earth. According ...

Meet The Man Driving An Electric Vehicle Across 10,000 Miles

Phillip Othen | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Tech

Now in its 14th year, the Mongol Rally is a gruelling and anarchic 10,000-mile journey with a very simple ethos: take a standard car with no back up o...

Why I'm Urging Ed Davey To Stand As The New Leader Of The Liberal Democrats

Catherine Bearder | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Politics
Catherine Bearder

Despite growing evidence that the environment is not getting better that voice has faded in all our political discussions. We need that voice now from the Liberal Democrats and for me, as a committed environmentalist that would be enough to support Ed Davey.

A Year After The Brexit Vote: Have We Reached Peak Populism Yet?

Dyfed Loesche | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics
Dyfed Loesche

I was truly shocked when a slim majority voted for Brexit a year ago, on June 23. It was to be the first shock caused by an election outcome in 2016 in which populists whipped up popular resentment and won. The question troubling me since: When is it going to stop? When's the world coming to its senses?

UK’s All-Electric Taxis And More Green Transport Across Europe

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Tech

Across the UK and Europe, the number of small businesses embracing the use of electric vehicles (EVs) and green transport innovation is rapidly increa...

Will Conservative And DUP Negotiations Deliver Hard Brexit Or Soft Borders?

Professor Alex de Ruyter | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Politics
Professor Alex de Ruyter

So for an agreement to be reached between the two parties something will have to give. Introduce a hard border and risk aggravating troubles in Northern Ireland or relax an approach to free movement which May has to date presented as 'the will of the people'.

Brexit: The Opportunity

Chris West | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics
Chris West

At one point in Homer's epic poem, Odysseus finds himself having to steer his ship past two hazards. On one side is Scylla, a shoal of rocks hidden just below the surface of the water. The other is Charybdis, a huge whirlpool. His job is, of course, to plot and maintain a course between those two destructive options.

The Waugh Zone June 12, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. 22 WAYS TO LEAVE A LOVER When Theresa May attends the Tory backbench 1922 committee this afternoon, there will not be the usual banging of desks ...

Why Brexit Shouldn't Spell The End For International Collaboration

Jackie Brock | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics
Jackie Brock

Recently I was listening to a group of Remain voters discuss whether they would base their vote in the General Election on the promise of a second EU referendum. Most said 'no'. Their line was simply: the vote has been decided; we need to proceed and exit.

Neo-Nazis Are Threatening A Pride This Weekend. We Must Act

Steve Taylor | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK
Steve Taylor

Can you imagine a European capital city where the annual LGBTI Pride event was being threatened by neo-Nazi dunderheads and the city stood by and took...

I Want The Lib Dems To Be Kingmakers, Not EU Lobbyists

Shudong Li | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Shudong Li

The perception of a single issue has caused sliding polls for the SNP and the desecration of UKIP as they have become assimilated into the Conservatives.

An Industry In Peril - Concerns For The Post-Brexit Culinary Landscape

Joseph Gann | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Politics
Joseph Gann

Never once in a professional kitchen have I heard complaint about 'bloody foreigners taking our jobs'. Far more likely to be discussed over the stoves is a lack of staff and desire. It is of paramount importance and deep concern that current post-election,Theresa May's playing politics with post-brexit Government proposals will have Britain's restaurant industry on it's knees. Don't let this happen. Please vote.

Angela Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely On US Or UK After Trump And Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK

Angela Merkel has warned that Europe could no longer rely on the US and UK as partners following a troubled G7 meeting of world leaders. The German Ch...

Article 50 And Travel Within Europe - What Do UK Students Think?

Dan Baker, StudentUniverse | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Dan Baker, StudentUniverse

Withdrawal negotiations will be taking place into 2018 which will make things a lot more clear in terms of the exact implications of what will come when the UK ceases to be a member of the EU and is no longer subject to its treaties.

Why Hamburg Is The Perfect City Break

Claire Jopson | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Jopson

We finished our bike ride at the Blankense harbour: the Rivera of Hamburg. Sitting down with a cold Astra beer and a plate of freshly fried fish, I looked out over the water that surrounded us: a continuous feature of this city.

The Technology Behind Europe's Smart Cities

Phillip Othen | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

What is a smart city? It’s where urban networks – human and technological – are integrated in order to optimise convenience, efficiency and the ...

Corbyn Tells Laura Kuenssberg Even She May Like His Policies

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has joked to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg that in her “heart of hearts” she will like some of Labour’s manifesto policies. The Lab...

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!

Le Pen's Loss - The Forward March Of Populism Halted?

Maxim Parr-Reid | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
Maxim Parr-Reid

France rejected populism emphatically, but it also rejected the establishment. Both these facts must be remembered, especially when we attempt to lambast a prostrate Front Nationale.

Forget Skiing: Alternative Activities To Enjoy In The Alps

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Not a great skier? Or just sick of hitting the slopes? There's so much more to the Alps than just swishing, schussing and pivoting down the piste. Here are some fun activities that will get your adrenaline pumping without having to get those skis on. Including a few activities that are great in the summer sans snow, and activities that are kid friendly too!

The War Has Begun - Choose Your Weapon Wisely

Jack Mably | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Politics
Jack Mably

A lot has changed in two years and Theresa May has said it herself, the biggest threat to pursuing a hard Brexit is a coalition of these MPs. The battle front has significantly changed since 2015 and it's time the tactics of young people reflected just that. My weapon of choice? As a moderate Labour supporter, I hope to be campaigning for some great Birmingham Labour MPs who have worked tirelessly for their constituents over the last two years and will continue to hold the next government to account on Brexit.