European Referendum

Why UK Taxpayers Are Giving Thousands To A Billionaire Saudi Prince Who Breeds Racehorses

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

A Saudi prince who breeds racehorses has received more than £400,000 of taxpayers’ money in farm subsidies last year, it has emerged. The Queen and...

EU Countries Could Be Adding A Tax To Your Holiday Thanks To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

The home secretary has warned that British holidaymakers could face a “holiday tax” to travel to the European Union as part of a trade-off for lea...

If You're Planning A Trip To Europe Soon, Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK

Holidaymakers have been scrabbling to buy up foreign currency over fears the pound could fall further after Britain voted to leave the European Union....

#UsePens Has Gone From EU Voting Conspiracy Theory To Full Blown Hysteria

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

As we're all aware the entire referendum campaign has been full to the brim with WTFs. There have been flotillas, Brexit condoms and rants about banan...

Before Voting, Consider What Trump and the Leavers Share

Andrew Gawthorpe | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Politics
Andrew Gawthorpe

Only someone wholly ignorant of Europe's past, someone who takes the immense prosperity, security and civilization we have enjoyed these past decades for granted, could welcome this imprisonment. With the forces of division in ascendance and the dreams of unity buried beneath the cell floor, the only door out would lead deeper and deeper into the prison. How deep? We dare not say.

Nine People Who Actually DON'T Want Their Country 'Back'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK

The campaign to leave the European Union has prompted many - most notably Ukip - to claim that they want their country "back" - but not everyone feels...

How To Find Your Polling Station For The EU Vote This Thursday

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

The UK goes to the polls on Thursday 23 June to determine whether the country will choose to remain a member of the European Union. Here's everything ...

Debunking the Lies of the Latest Vote Leave Leaflet

Tom Hinchcliffe | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Hinchcliffe

Vote Leave suggestions that life would be better if Britain votes to leave the EU is unfounded nonsense, and a hardline Tory-led Brexit could never live up to the presumptive promises they are currently making.

Sir James Dyson Has Revealed How He'll Be Voting In The EU Referendum

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK

Sir James Dyson has come out in favour of leaving the European Union. The inventor, best known for his bagless vacuum cleaner, told the Telegraph that...

England Fans Chant 'F*** Off Europe, We're All Voting Out' As Euro 2016 Violence Continues

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK

England fans chanted "fuck off Europe, we’re all voting out" between violent clashes with police as the European Championship got underway. Chants o...

German Magazine Implores Britain 'Please Don't Go' In Special Brexit Issue

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

The latest edition of a German magazine will implore Britain "please don't go" in a special European Union referendum edition, which will hit newsstan...

David Cameron Joins Forces With The Left To Slam Brexiters' 'Economic Con-Trick'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

David Cameron will join forces with leading figures from the left to accuse members of his own Cabinet of conning the British public. The prime mini...

The Venue For This Vote Leave Rally Could Actually Find The EU Rather Useful

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Politics

Vote Leave campaigners could end up rather red-faced over their most recent choice of venue. A Brexit rally on Saturday held by the group was held in ...

We Need a New Deal for Those Living in Energy Poverty

Theresa Griffin | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Politics
Theresa Griffin

As I write this, an elderly person is deciding whether they can afford to heat their home, a parent is choosing a warm meal over a cold bath for their child, and a household wonders if it can pay its bills - this is unacceptable.

The Sun's Editor Adamant 'Queen Backs Brexit' Headline Was Right Despite 'Inaccurate' Warning

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

The Sun's editor-in-chief still stands by the paper's 'Queen backs Brexit' headline, despite the press standards watchdog ruling it was inaccurate and...

Britain Should Remain in the European Union

Dr Andrew Crines | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Andrew Crines

Britain should remain the EU because we live in reality, not in some romantic fantasy where the UK is a lone power in a world of subservient nations. That is an imperial thought process which went out of fashion decades ago.

Women Need Tax Justice More Than Once a Month

Molly Scott Cato | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Politics
Molly Scott Cato

Osborne must realise that genuine tax justice for women is not a once-a-month occurrence. It must cut across all tax and spend policies, universally, and help rather than hinder the fight for gender equality.

People Are Agreeing With Jeremy Clarkson About The EU And It's Freaking Them Out

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK

Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has confirmed he wants to see the UK remain in the European Union, and plenty of people on social media agree - a...

Boris Johnson States The Obvious When Voting On EU Membership

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson has backtracked over comments he made earlier this week that voting to leave the European Union would force Brussels to offer the UK a b...

Osborne Warns A Brexit Will Provoke A 'Shock To The World Economy'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.02.2016 | UK Politics

All of the world's biggest countries have united in warning that a British exit from the European Union would provoke "a shock to the world economy", ...

Perfect? No - But Europe Has Transformed Us for the Better

Stewart McDonald | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Politics
Stewart McDonald

We in Scotland know too well what it is like to be patronised, and told the sky will fall in if we make the wrong choice. I should probably say now too, that I don't think the UK would turn into a basket case if it left: I just think it would be a much lesser place without the opportunities for cooperation and mutual prosperity that the EU offers.

Sleepwalking Into Brexit

Stuart Thomson | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Politics
Stuart Thomson

We might not have long to wait until the Prime Minister announces the date of the European referendum and the basis of the deal that has finally been agreed. But what is clear is that if the pro-membership campaign does not get some momentum going soon then we will sleepwalk into Brexit.

On Red Cards and Referendums

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Politics
Josiah Mortimer

This week saw some welcome news for democratic reformers - national parliaments will be able to veto unwanted EU laws if they don't have the backing o...

June Is Too Soon: Let's Not Rush the EU Referendum

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Politics
Josiah Mortimer

Here's a proposal. Let's have genuinely focused discussions about these two important decisions by conducting the campaigns at different times. Both debates need a decent amount of time, coverage and political space in order to give voters the ballots they deserve.

Five Things the Britain in Europe Campaign Can Learn From The Scottish Independence Referendum

Jackie Kemp | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Politics
Jackie Kemp

A supporter of Scotland staying in the Union, I also want Britain to remain in Europe. Below are some of the lessons the 'In' campaign can learn from ...