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The Waugh Zone Thursday September 14, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. BLACK OPPS Oppositions have two main weapons: words and Parliamentary votes. Yesterday, Theresa May underlined how tenuous her majority really is...

No One Can Agree Who Is On This Boat

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK

Working aboard the Aquarius is a “grim job” - and that’s direct from the mouth of one of the search and rescue (SAR) ship’s hands. For a perio...

10 Reasons To Add Malta To Your Bucket List

Alexis Zahner | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexis Zahner

Malta is the gem of the Mediterranean Sea. This beautiful island country boasts balmy weather, azure waters and a vibrant culture unlike anywhere else. To describe it to another, simply imagine one of the friendliest places you've ever been, where you'll find the locals always put lifestyle before work and the weather is almost always sunshine

Can We Stay A Little Longer EU?

Jonelle Awomoyi | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jonelle Awomoyi

Accountability in the British political system is questionable. Voters have little trust in their representatives as a result of lack of virtuous poli...

The European Countries Leading The Way In Sustainability

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Bad news, kids. The UK’s recycling figures dropped for the first time last year, suggesting that we are by no means perfect when it comes to living ...

Boris Is 'A Joke' - Trump White House Officials

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson is seen as a “joke” by EU diplomats, his own civil servants and even the Trump White House, it was claimed today. The Foreign Secret...

Why Stopping NGOs Won't Solve The Crisis In The Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK

Despite being locked in a fierce battle fought on social media and played out in real life on the Mediterranean, there is one thing migrant-rescuing N...

When Business And Football Match Up And The Fans Win

Phillip Othen | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Sport

Not everyone in football is complaining about the pernicious influence of big business on the beautiful game. Fans of Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris ...

How Major Cities Will Actually Ban Diesel Vehicles

Phillip Othen | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech

It is remarkable to think that diesel fuel has gone from environmental saviour to environmental pariah in less than a decade. For years, it was touted...

Here's The Real Reason Defend Europe Suspended Their 'Successful' Mission

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK

LATEST: Defend Europe just released a video of the encounter detailed below but omitted the part where they’re told to leave Libyan waters. On Satur...

Defend Europe Denied Entry To Malta

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK

LATEST: Defend Europe press conference goes ahead but without any of the crew. The ship chartered by Defend Europe has been denied entry to Malta. In ...

5 Reasons Fewer Migrants Are Crossing The Med (SPOILER: None Of Them Are Defend Europe)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

Over the past week three NGOs have suspended operations assisting in the rescue of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Libya, coincidi...

How Tech You Use Everyday Can Help To Save The Planet

Phillip Othen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Consider your average day for a minute. There is probably a bit of shopping, some time spent browsing the web or playing around with your smartphone, ...

Two NGOs Forced To Suspend Rescue Operations Due To Threats From Libyan Navy

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Save the Children becomes third NGO to suspend operations. PRESS RELEASE: We've been forced to pause our search & rescue ops in the Med. Live...

The 'New Normal' In Travel

Frank Brehany | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK
Frank Brehany

Whilst our governments need to explain what is happening and build operational resilience, we as consumers need to play our part and understand why security is important, embrace those security requirements, always making sure our 'documentation' is in order, but importantly, allowing ourselves more time to get to the airport so that we can navigate security without adding to the stress of travel!

7 Things The Defend Europe Mission Has Achieved So Far

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK

Defend Europe has been at sea for nine days now, well into its mission to “expose NGOs” operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean. The c...

Defend Europe Approaches NGO Rescue Boat With Bizarre Radio Request

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK

AQUARIUS, Mediterranean Sea - The ship chartered by a far-right group to “monitor the doings of NGOs” in the Mediterranean has reached the search ...

Weather Events Could Kill More Than 100,000 People Across Europe Annually

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

More than 100,000 Europeans could be killed each year by searing heatwaves as well as wildfires, storms and floods by the end of the century, scientis...

Europe Swelters In Vicious Code Red Heatwave Dubbed ‘Lucifer’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

Extreme weather warnings have been issued across Europe as a fierce heatwave dubbed “Lucifer” by the Italian press blasts the region. The hot air ...

The European Medicines Agency Is Moving On, And Theresa May Wants To Turn Her Back On Europe - But Science Can't Afford To Be Left Out

Daniel Zeichner | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics
Daniel Zeichner

The UK science and research eco-system is very successful, but also complicated and fragile, and UK future success cannot be taken for granted - losing the EMA is just the first in a series of major challenges ahead.

London 2012 Showed A Global Britain Already In Existence

Clare Moody MEP | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics
Clare Moody MEP

It is five years since the UK opened our doors to the world through hosting the Olympic and Paralympic games, including holding parts of the games in my South West constituency. From Danny Boyle's opening ceremony onwards, that summer of 2012 showed Britain at its best -- open, tolerant, world-leading and world-embracing.

Defend Europe, Ironically, Has Used Fake News To Cover Their Latest Embarrassing Setback

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 29.07.2017 | UK

CATANIA, Sicily - Defend Europe, after repeatedly accusing the media of “fake news” coverage of their mishap-strewn mission, has used a string of ...

Anti-Defend Europe Protestors Have 'Blockaded' A Sicilian Port

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

CATANIA, Sicily - Protestors including African migrants symbolically blockaded Catania Port in Sicily this morning in protest at the imminent arrival ...

Protecting Cultural Exchange Will Save Our European Friendships

Ciaran Devane | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Politics
Ciaran Devane

The repercussions of Brexit have been measured almost exclusively in economic and political terms. Very little has been said about the impact on the country's reputation, particularly among young people in Europe and further afield.

List Of 173 IS Fighters Who May Attack Europe Circulated By Interpol

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.07.2017 | UK

A list of 173 suspected Islamic State fighters - possibly trained to bomb and launch suicide attacks in Europe - has been circulated by Interpol, it h...