UK Europe

Join The Queue To Join The EU, Behind Serbia, PM Tells Scottish 'Yes' Voters

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Politics

An independent Scotland would find itself in a queue behind countries including Serbia and Macedonia at the door of the European Union, David Cameron ...

The People Have Spoken: Our EU Deal Must Change

Charlie Mullins | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

To those who say there is no changing the EU, I say that's complete and utter rubbish. We need to try, and in the current political and economic atmosphere, we've got every chance of success.

What the Rise of Ukip Means for the Political Establishment

John Mills | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
John Mills

The recent European elections were certainly a wake-up call for the major political parties and the Westminster political class in the UK, but it takes a bit of interpretation to be clear exactly what the message the electorate delivered was.

This Is The Moment More Than 1,000 Migrants Stormed A Razor-Wire Wall

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

It could be a scene from an action movie, but this is the moment hundreds of Sub-Saharan refugees stormed Spain's North African exclave of Melilla. ...

Opposites Attract

Christina Miller | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

Home to some of the most fabulous places in the world, the South of France is synonymous with glamour. The obvious spots are Monaco, with all its flashy wealth, and star-studded Cannes.

INFOGRAPHIC: Those European Elections Facts And Figures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Comedy

A handy breakdown of the European parliamentary elections, thanks to David Schneider and Simon Hume... SEE ALSO: Non-Voters Win Landslide Vic...

Across Europe Nationalism Is on the Rise

John Wight | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Politics
John Wight

Not since the 1930s has nationalism enjoyed the influence and traction in Europe it does today. Across the continent we are witnessing nationalist pa...

The Narrative That Is Helping UKIP While Threatening The UK

John Sargeant | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Politics
John Sargeant

Twitter is a blaze with condemnation that most people that bothered to vote went for UKIP than any other single party in last weeks European Election. Let alone for the vast majority that chose not to visit the voting booths. Across mainland Europe the far right made spectacular advances. A darkness is descending as we howl against the fading moon dreading what this new dawn will usher forth...

A Party With A Very Suspect Name Probably Cost Ukip One More MEP

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip could have won even more seats in the European Parliament, with a party with a suspiciously similar name picking up more than 23,000 votes in one...

Guess Who's Waded In On The Ukip Issue?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics

t would be "foolish" if Britain's main parties did not worry about Ukip topping a national election in Britain, former prime minister Tony Blair said....

9 Scariest Far-Right Parties Now In The European Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

One has a leader with a swastika tattoo, one wants to rid his entire country of Muslims, another has a founder who suggested releasing the Ebola virus...

'This Is A Peasants' Revolt,' Says Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's decisive victory in the European elections has been echoed by sceptic parties across the continent is a "peasants revolt" against Brussels bure...

The European Election Results In Full

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip has swept the European elections, taking 4,351,204 votes, ahead of Labour by around 300,000 votes., roughly the same number of votes that Ed Mili...

The Greens Have Beaten The Lib Dems

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Politics

The Green Party has capitalised on the vote of no confidence in the political mainstay in the European elections, beating the Liberal Democrats for fo...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Banging On About Europe

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 25 May 2014... 1) BANGING ON ABOUT EUROPE The European election results will be revealed fro...

Why Were EU Citizens Denied A Vote This Week?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

EU citizens are being denied the right to vote in European elections by confused polling station staff and incomprehensible bureaucratic requirements,...

Neil Hamilton Fails To Get Elected, World Breathes Collective Sigh Of Relief

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Politics

The disgraced former MP and Ukip deputy chairman Neil Hamilton has failed in his bid to be elected as a councillor in Wandsworth. Hamilton, whose n...

What the EU Data Protection Reforms Mean to You

Christian Toon | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

You may have seen in the news recently that the European Union is undergoing its first major overhaul of data protection and privacy reforms since 1995. But what will these mean for you and I? In short:

This Shocking Graph Shows How Worried Many Brits Are About Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Politics

Most Britons think there are more immigrants in the country, regardless of official statistics, showing the effect of the widespread hysteria whipped ...

Geopolitics and Globalization Endanger Project Europe

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Should optimistic views about globalization like those of Michael Mandelbaum hold true, Europe may manage to defuse the crisis as new markets open, economic ties strengthen, and member states realize they have a common goal. Namely, to increase prosperity and profit from the ongoing technological innovation.

These Are The Immigration Figures Cameron Doesn't Want You To See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

Britain has put off thousands of international students coming to Britain to study, analysts claimed, as official figures revealed hike in immigration...

WATCH: Has Nigel Farage Changed His Mind About Europe?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Bravo, lastminute.com. Bravo. SEE ALSO: QUIZ: Guess The Nationality Of These Europeans!...

Mehdi's Minute: Ukip and European Elections Special Edition (VIDEO)

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on the ongoing Ukip racism row and today's European elections? On the Croydon 'carnival of colour' and Nigel Farage's fondness for Romanians? Here's the political week in 60 seconds. Don't forget to vote!

European Elections 2014: What's Firing the Green Surge

Natalie Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

It's only an opinion poll, a lot's going to depend on the results in individual regions, it's still all to play for - all of those old electoral sayings hold true, but nonetheless Green Party workers are going into the final sprint of the European election campaign with a spring in their step, following a YouGov poll for the Sunthat put our vote on 12%, enough to win six MEP seats in England, plus one in Scotland.

Here's How To Pick Who To Vote For In The European Elections

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

Ukip Mercilessly Trolled On Twitter As #WhyImVotingUkip Spectacularly Backfires Ukip Set To Win European Elections, Lib Dems Face Wipeout Ed...