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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...

Everyone Wants to Go to Heaven But Nobody Wants to Die

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

Europe will not strongly recover in the course of 2014. It would require many reforms at national and European level, which are not (yet) feasible. For the moment, Europe will have to make do with a patchwork of stopgaps, which is adjusted gradually, in incremental steps.

Neglect of Stray Dogs - MEPs Deliver Damning Indictment of Romania's Mismanagement

Rita Pal | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Politics
Rita Pal

Highlights From the Vice-Chairman of the AGRI Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Animal Welfare Intergroup, MEP Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI (ECR). Press C...

Nick Clegg To Launch Attack On Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Politics

With a live debate about Europe on the forthcoming TV schedules, Nick Clegg is set to ramp up the pressure on his opponent Nigel Farage by accusing th...

The Lesson for British Eurosceptics From Ukraine - Europe Matters, and Europe Works

Jack Butler | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

Europe isn't perfect, and nor is the EU. Neither are 'finished projects', so to speak. The Ukrainian revolution is a powerful reminder that not all the former Soviet republics democratised at the same time, or at the same pace, and we all know that the EU is hardly a paradise for democracy.

Mrs Merkel Comes to London

Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia

Angela Merkel's quasi-state visit to the UK was a long awaited affair. Her speech to the joint houses of parliament offered something for everyone. For the committed Europhiles, she re-asserted her commitment to a strong and united Europe...

Which Top Tory Thinks Party Should 'Ditch Immigration Nonsense'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron must ditch the pledge to bring net migration down to tens of thousands and instead focus efforts on curbing the number of low-skilled wo...

Time to Fess Up, Dave

David Mellor | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Politics
David Mellor

In the aftermath of Angela Merkel's visit, David Cameron's European strategy stands revealed as, at best, an ill thought out sham, at worst, a cynical confidence trick. Dave was all over Merkel like an Italian gigolo... She presented her cheek prettily enough. And, er, that's it.

Major Rise In Net Migration To UK

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

There was a net flow of 212,000 long-term migrants to the UK in the year ending September 2013, an increase from 154,000 in the previous year, the Off...

Fears That EU Drugs Crackdown Will Spawn Dangerous Legal Highs

PA | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

Britain will not sign up to European drugs laws which hamper the Government's ability to crack down on "legal highs", a Home Office minister has said....

Daily Mail Amends Romania Story After Figures On Flights Released

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Dire warnings from Ukip and right-wing commentators that flights from Romania and Bulgaria were packed to the rafters and coaches sold out months in ...

Ukraine's President 'Wanted For Mass Murder'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Ukraine's ousted president Viktor Yanukovich is now wanted by police for mass murder, the acting interior minister has posted on his Facebook profile....

Did EU Green Regulations REALLY Cost UK Businesses £12BN?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Regulations brought in under the latest European Union treaty have cost British businesses more than £12 billion, the cross-party business campaign f...