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The European Night of Museums 2014

Andrew Matthews | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Matthews

Just in case getting to wander around Europe's most spectacular museums and galleries after dark left you feeling a bit 'so what', The European Night of the Museum has the added sweetener of Free Entry to absolutely everything - it can cost up to €32 for a couple to visit The Louvre any other time.

EU Membership 'Crucial' To UK Success, Say Business Chiefs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's membership of the European Union is "crucial" to London's future success, and an exit from the political bloc will hit the UK's competitiven...

Eurovision - Sticking It to the Man Since 1956

Marta-Emilia Bona | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marta-Emilia Bona

Eurovision has always been the embodiment of everything that is weird and wonderful about Europe. Although trends change and the boundaries of what constitutes 'outrageous' shift with every competition, Eurovision has continued to be a citadel of glittery splendour...

An Open Letter to Poles in Britain: You Are Welcome Here

Giles Goodall | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Giles Goodall

I want a positive, ambitious Britain, open to Europe and the world. I want us to value the contribution of everyone who makes their home here. There are valid concerns on both sides, but let's not blame each other. Let's discuss the issues and find solutions together. Please use your vote on 22 May. These elections are about your future!

Jessica Elgot

The EU Country Offering The Most Jobs To Romanian Migrants Might Surprise You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

British employers fuelled the rise in Romanian workers in Britain throughout 2013 by advertising tens of thousands of jobs to eastern European candida...

Racism and Xenophobia in Our Age

Barry Navarro | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK
Barry Navarro

In times of austerity and economic crisis, the most vulnerable members of society are often scapegoated. Inflammatory and divisive rhetoric about issues such as migration is increasing, which can fuel tensions between communities.

Time Now to Stop the Scaremongering Against Romanians?

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

Alarmist "experts" predicted that 385,000 people will migrate from Romania and Bulgaria to the UK over the next five years. Migration Watch advanced 50,000 persons a year. Ukip spoke about 29million people, the entire population of the two countries combined, to flood the British shores. The official figures released today by ONS prove I was right.

Ukip MEP Has Brick Smashed Through His Window

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

Police are investigating an attack on the east London home of a Ukip MEP, which the party called the latest in a series of attempts to intimidate the ...

There Are Actually FEWER Romanians Working In Britain Since January

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A predicted flood of Romanian and Bulgarian migrants coming to Britain after border controls were lifted in January has failed to materialise - with a...

Politics Can Be Rock 'n' Roll

Giuseppe Porcaro | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics
Giuseppe Porcaro

I have just returned from Strasbourg, where for three days the European Youth Forum ran its annual YO!Fest as part of the European Youth Event, which took place at the European Parliament. I have come back to Brussels truly heartened and inspired by the ideas and motivation of the 5,300 young people that came together for this event...

The Power of the Pencil and the Whistle

Aaron Vallely | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

Why is it, that here in Ireland we allow our Government to take so much of our money and spend it in ways that not only fail to benefit us, but contribute to the economic inequality of Europe? What do we get for our taxes?

Copenhagen 2014: A Look Back

Alexander Leivesley | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alexander Leivesley

It was Conchita Wurst of Austria who stole the night. Her song 'Rise Like a Phoenix', was incredibly reminiscent of an old Bond theme, and ran away with the competition, racking up a total of 290 points. But it wasn't just her song that won it...

Barclays Banking on Its People... Unlikely

Jane Sparrow | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Jane Sparrow

Who is the last person in the world you'd want cooking your dinner in a restaurant? If you think in the same terms as I do, it'll be the chef that's just been sacked. If you're about to choose a bank, who would be the last person that you'd want managing your account... Someone who is sat there worrying they are one of the 14,000 that is on the 'to be cut' list?

Hecklers Cause Chaos At Ukip London Rally

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's public meeting in London on Wednesday night almost descended into farce as protesters and party members yelled insults outside the forum, and h...

Migrants Drown Off Greek Coast After Boat Capsizes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

Almost two dozen migrants desperately attempting to enter Greece have died after their boat capsized near the island of Samos. A yacht and a dinghy...

An Action Plan for Europe

Prof. Dr. h.c. Roland Berger | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Politics
Prof. Dr. h.c. Roland Berger

My action plan for boosting growth, eliminating imbalances and stabilizing the eurozone and EU consists of four parts: first, a politically supported and privately financed program to modernize European infrastructure.

The Rise of the Politics of Delusion

James Snell | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Use the advent of new systems of communication to broaden your horizons, to learn and experience new things. Exploit the decline of party politics: now is the chance to develop opinions without the limiting nature of partisan groupthink.

Only the Greens Will Fight to Stop European Democracy Being Undermined by Corporate Greed

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Politics
Kieran Turner-Dave

The debate surrounding the EU elections in the UK has been dominated by politicians from the three main parties trying to appeal to UKIP voters on issues of domestic policy - without actually discussing the biggest challenges currently facing the EU, and how your vote can change them.

Who To Vote For In The European Elections?

Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia

The elections for the European Parliament are round the corner and those of us who will turn up to vote anywhere in Europe are faced with a multiplicity of choices. Who to vote for?

A Map Of Europe, According To Google Autocomplete

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Comedy

It's amazing what happens why you type 'Why...' and the name of a nationality into Google... (Created for HuffPost UK Comedy by @TechnicallyRon...

Travel Photography With a Tripod

Stuart Forster | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Some people shun them, arguing that they represent just one more item to for a photographer to schlep. But I'm a big believer that a tripod can prove a useful tool in returning home with high quality images so warrants carrying and using.

MEP Candidate Slams World Aids Day For 'Spreading The Disease'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

An MEP candidate who complained there are "too many gay people" in positions of power, and criticised World Aids Day for "spreading the disease" has b...

6 Shocking Facts That Show How Hard Renting Is In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Ed Miliband sparked furious debate about the property market by pledging that a Labour government would cap private sector rent rises and scrap lettin...

We Will Cap Rents And Abolish Letting Fees, Miliband Promises

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

A Labour government would cap private sector rent rises and abolish letting fees for tenants to tackle the housing crisis, Ed Miliband will promise. ...

Now We Are Dziesięć

Thomas Prosser | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Politics
Thomas Prosser

Ten years later one may nonetheless argue that these waves of immigration have been comparatively successful. Whatever the growing pains such groups have encountered integrating into British society, the predictions of sceptics have largely failed to materialize.