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If The Second Nick Clegg Vs Nigel Farage Debate Was A Rap Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, if rapping is good enough for Michael Gove... (Created by Handface, David Schneider and @UnnamedInsider.) SEE ALSO: Nick Clegg Vs Nigel F...

Mandelson: You Would Be Stark Staring Bonkers To Quit The EU

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics

British voters would be "stark staring bonkers" if they chose to quit the European Union in an upcoming referendum on the UK's membership, Peter Mande...

EU Exit Talk Is 'Anti-Jobs And Anti-Business', Warns Balls

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has warned that "even talking" of Britain leaving the European Union is "anti-jobs and anti-business" as it would create "huge uncertainty" f...

It's Time to Get Tougher on UK Tax Havens, Mr Cameron

Rachel Baird | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Politics
Rachel Baird

The UK deserves huge credit for choosing to create a public register of companies' owners in the first place. If implemented in an effective and enforceable way, the register will set an important precedent for the rest of the world to follow. It also gives David Cameron's letter to Europe a lot of credibility. But what the UK does in relation to its Overseas Territories also affects that credibility.

Business Agrees With Nick on the EU: It's About Jobs, Jobs and Jobs

Giles Goodall | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics
Giles Goodall

As we draw closer to the European elections on 22 May, more and more business leaders are speaking out in favour of Britain's membership of the European Union. Not a day seems to go by without another major employer warning of the risks for Britain's jobs and economy of a potential EU exit.

9 Lessons Clegg And Farage Can Learn From US Presidential Debates

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg will go head-to-head in a highly-anticipated debate on the European Union on Wednesday. Hosted by Nick Ferrari on LBC a...

Europe on the Brink

Robin Lustig | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

Western leaders who'll be meeting for emergency talks in Europe next week have an unusually important judgement call to make: do they believe President Putin when he says he intends to go no further in Ukraine?

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato - One Brit's Love Affair with American Culture

George Gabriel | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Readers of my very first blog will remember I couldn't have been more excited when preparing for my inaugural trip across the Atlantic Ocean back in the early stages of 2012. There I sat, carving out the words of my long-anticipated adieu to the green and pleasant land of my birth, to live my very own American dream...

The Putin Stare That Says 'We Don't Care What You Think'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

To the booming chords of the Russian national anthem, president Vladimir Putin stood with his features set in grim determination, as the plan he had s...

Obama's on His Way to Brussels to Negotiate a 'Polluters Pact'

Keith Taylor | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

Across Europe, anti-fracking campaigns have been picking up momentum. Yet this movement could soon be spectacularly crushed. From Romania to Poland to the UK, local uprisings amongst affected communities have quickly escalated into wider protests...

David Cameron Is Panicking on Europe

Gareth Thomas | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics
Gareth Thomas

It is clear that David Cameron's backbenchers have lost faith and the public have lost trust. We all know that the EU needs to change, and we must not be complacent about the challenges that Europe faces today. That is why Ed Miliband set out last week a set of sensible and serious reforms that would work to make the EU work better for Britain.

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

The EU's Green Taliban Are Another Reason for Britain to Quit Europe

David Campbell Bannerman MEP | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Politics
David Campbell Bannerman MEP

There has been a lot of talk on the Left of late about what should be done with those wicked right wingers who dare to question the extent of man's contribution to climate change. Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett called for all government ministers and advisors who question man's contribution to climate change (even those without an environment brief) to be sacked...

A Social Taboo Uncovered

Alex Geraghty | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Geraghty

An intensive course of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) along with strong support from a close network of family and friends has helped me regain control of my life. It is clear now that if it were not for the persistent efforts of others, I would not be where I am today.

Incredible Time Lapse Video Shows 1,000 Years Of European Border Changes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

This fascinating video lays bare the fluidity of Europe's borders, carved up into smaller and smaller chunks, then merged and broken again over 1,000 ...

Westminster Is Irrelevant (Not That You Would Know It)

Harry Cooper | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Politics
Harry Cooper

I got back from Strasbourg last week, where the European Parliament absurdly ships itself each month to vote on various regulations and directives. And, unsurprisingly, there was almost no mention of what happened in any UK newspaper, blog or radio station. To be quite honest with you, it makes me want to bash my head against a wall. What happens in Brussels (and Strasbourg) has far more impact on any of lives than what MPs in Westminster usually bitch and moan about.

10 Cities You Should Explore Over the Easter Holidays

Nola Chesworth | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

Easter is a great time to take advantage of the long weekend and go exploring a new city; as Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are Public Holidays in many countries, there are some restrictions on what you can do due to limited opening hours, but this should not deter you.

Want To Be A Ukip MEP? You Better Have The Cash..

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's MEPs may have to donate at least £50,000 each to keep the party afloat after the European elections drain the party's finances. According t...

Bargain! EU Citizenship 'For Sale For Just £150,000'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK

Citizenship of the European Union that would allow non-Europeans to live and work in Britain can be bought for £150,000, it has been reported. A s...

No, Immigrants DON'T Cost UK Taxpayers More Than £22m A Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

Immigrants have cost UK taxpayers more than £22 million a day for 17 years, a report by an anti-immigration lobby group has claimed, a figure strenuo...

The Ukraine Is All About Countries' Self-Interest

Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia

The Ukrainian crisis has generated a lot of talk around principle, respect for the rule of law, elimination of corruption, the establishment of working democracies, giving voice to the people, and all manner of other fine sounding catch-phrases. It's all bunkum. The Ukraine is all about the balance of self-interest.

Labour Will Not Give Voters EU Referendum In 2017

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has finally showed his cards in the grand political game of a referendum over British membership with the EU - effectively ruling out a po...

Is Ukip On Track To Double Its Support?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics

Almost a third of Britain's voters would consider voting Ukip, meaning the party could still double its support, an analysis of more than 100,000 vote...

Crimea To Hold Referendum On Whether Region Should Be Part Of Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Politicians in the occupied Crimean region of southern Ukraine have announced a referendum March 16 on whether Crimea should become part of Russia. ...

EU Leaders TO Hold Emergency Meeting On Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

EU leaders, including David Cameron, are to begin talks in Brussels aimed at putting further pressure on Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops back to...