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Theresa May's Brexit Speech Calls For Unity With EU, Everyone Points Out We Had That

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been accused of making a stronger case for remaining in the European Union than leaving it with her high profile Brexit speech. In her...

EU-Japan Trade Deal: We've Not Won Yet On Multinationals' Privileges

Jude Kirton-Darling | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jude Kirton-Darling

If you've been campaigning against TTIP and CETA get ready for JEFTA - the upcoming EU trade deal with Japan. But this time, there may be a twist as JEFTA could come without a secret tribunal for multinationals.

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...

Liam Fox Claims UK Could 'Survive' Without EU Trade Deal After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Liam Fox has said the United Kingdom could “survive” without a new free trade deal with the European Union after Brexit. The international trade s...

The New MEP For The East Midlands Is A UFO Expert Who Feared A Panzer Invasion Of London

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK

An historian and author specialising in the paranormal has become the new Conservative MEP for the East Midlands. Rupert Matthews, a former online uni...

Google Hit With Huge £2.1bn Fine For Abusing Its Power As A Search Engine

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Tech

Google has been hit with a record-breaking £2.1bn fine by the European Union after an investigation found that it had been abusing the power it holds...

EU President Trolls Theresa May About Brexit Not Happening With John Lennon Lyric

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK

The EU Council president has said he still hopes Brexit will not happen, quoting John Lennon’s Imagine to make the point. Donald Tusk said he was a ...

The EU President Joked About English After Brexit And People Got Very Upset

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK

Jean-Claude Juncker has joked English is “losing importance” in Europe because of Brexit, in a clear jibe aimed at Theresa May. As the European Co...

Theresa May Accuses EU Of Using 'Threats' To Deliberately Interfere In UK General Election

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May says the European Commission has hardened its negotiating stance "to affect the result of the general election"

We'd Still Take You Back If You Dropped Brexit, Says European Parliament President

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK

The UK would be welcomed back by the EU if it abandoned Brexit following the general election, the European Parliament’s president has said. Antonio...

Brexit Begins As May Formally Triggers Article 50

Vikram Kumar Khosla | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Politics
Vikram Kumar Khosla

One thing the Prime Minister cannot do is come out with a bad deal for Britain or not listen to the UK citizens. This is because the UK citizens are going to face the impacts of whatever that deal is and what it brings in the days, months and years to come.

EU Nationals Now Have A Clearer Picture Of Where They Sit In Theresa May's 7 Brexit Priorities

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

EU nationals’ rights in Britain should be agreed early in the Brexit talks, Theresa May has indicated in her Article 50 letter which lays out seven ...

Official: This Is Theresa May Signing The Letter To Begin Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK

Theresa May has signed the letter that formally announces the UK is quitting the European Union as she urged a divided country to “come together” ...

How Our Food Choices Impact The Environment

Phillip Othen | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Tech

No meat. No dairy. No problem. For years, the UN has voiced their suggestion of everyone giving up meat and dairy for good. All in the name of saving ...

Living In A City Is Ruining Your Sense Of Smell

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech

City living is destroying our sense of smell, driving up consumption of salty foods and causing obesity rates to soar, according to a leading scientis...

You'll Soon Be Able To Watch Netflix, Sky Sports And iPlayer While On Holiday

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

The European Commission has ruled that starting in 2018, any person within the EU will be able to watch their online entertainment subscriptions regar...

UK Faces Brexit Bill Of £60bn After Negotiation 'Fist-Fighting', Warns Ex-Ambassador

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

Britain faces a bill for leaving the European Union of €60bn, the UK’s former ambassador to Brussels has warned. Sir Ivan Rogers told MPs today th...

EU Negotiator Wants Special Deal With The City Of London Post-Brexit

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK

The EU’s chief negotiator on Brexit has offered the first hint of a compromise from Brussels to ensure member states continue to have easy access to...

Science In Transit; The Move Away From Animals In Research

Lindsay Marshall | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Tech
Lindsay Marshall

The inescapable truth is that attempting to model human diseases in non-human animals will always be problematic, and can delay progress in finding much-needed cures. And most importantly, these proposals miss the opportunity to stop throwing good resources after the bad, to focus on a transition away from the failing animal models and toward a future of effective cures.

Austerity Indoors: Why Is There No Free Coffee At The European Commission?

Ross McQueen | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ross McQueen

The European Union gets a bad rap sometimes. Its Institutions are vilified by the tabloids, and its employees are lambasted for not having proper jobs...

An Embarrassing Truth: Being British In Brussels

Ross McQueen | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ross McQueen

When asked it, I roll my eyes, scoff, and use all my favourite synonyms for the word 'disaster'. "Yes, well, we never thought it would happen either," my European friends assure me. Nope, none of us did. Otherwise the many thousands of UK citizens here in Brussels would not have put so much time and effort into their European careers. All of that will now require a rethink.

Air Pollution In The EU Killing 467,000 People Annually

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech

Air pollution in Europe is causing nearly half a million premature deaths every year, according to a concerning new report from the European Environme...

Never Too Old For Sex, Drugs And Rock N'Roll

Ian Spero | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Spero

So it turns out we're never too old for a bit of sex, drugs and rock n roll, and furthermore it can actually do us the world of good. That's according to Professor Wlodzislaw Duch, who heads up the Neurocognitive Laboratory in the Center of Modern Interdisciplinary Technologies, and the Department of Informatics (both at Nicolaus Copernicus University).

Haiti: Five Things To Remember When Battling A Monster Storm And Its Fallout

Unni Krishnan | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Unni Krishnan

We can't stop storms or earthquakes. But we can stop disasters turning into crises. In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, here is a list of five key things to remember during the relief and recovery effort in Haiti.

British Expats Are Suing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK

A group of British expats is planning to sue European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Fair Deal for Expats, a group which represents Britons...