Things Fall Apart, The Centre Must Hold

Michel Maietta | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK
Michel Maietta

Last month the Inter Agency Regional Analyst Network (IARAN), a consortium of NGOs, private and academic partners, published a report about what kinds of crises we can expect until 2030 and how the sector needs to adapt to best respond to the needs of people most affected. What does the world look like in 2030? According to the IARAN there are 9 types of crises we can expect to see...

Polling Observatory Forecast - No Break in the Deadlock as Campaigns Reach the Halfway Point

Robert Ford | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Politics
Robert Ford

Labour continue to depend on support in some form from the Scottish National Party to form a government - a combination of all natural allies excluding the SNP falls 10 seats short of an effective majority...

Labour 20 Seats Ahead in the first Polling Observatory forecast Model

Robert Ford | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Politics
Robert Ford

The Polling Observatory forecasting model has been a long time in the making, and builds on our effort in 2010, where we fared relatively successfully...

How a Currency Trader Plays the Ukraine Crisis

Mike Baghdady | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK
Mike Baghdady

Traders are chess players; watching and strategizing moves ahead of what is actually taking place. It takes patience and discipline to play the game successfully, but those virtues can pay off handsomely.

2014: Embracing the Fashion/Sport Mash-Up Trend

Emilie Riis | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emilie Riis

The fashion industry has artfully latched onto our fitness obsession. It all started in 2004 when Stella McCartney designed her first collection for Adidas. Her collection was soon after followed by a collaboration between Puma and Alexander McQueen.

My 2014 Predictions

Jonathan Guy | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Jonathan Guy

Predictions are incredibly hard. Either you get it spot on and appear to be prescient or you are so wide of the mark that you look foolish. There is no middle ground and for that reason most people wisely stay clear of making them. Given that I'm not most people, here goes.

Heatwave To Subside...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

The glorious heatwave which has seen some of the hottest weather since 2006 will peak in the next couple of days then give way to humidity and thunder...

Cloudy Weather Offers Respite From Heatwave

PA | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

The heatwave took a day off in some parts of the country today, as cloud covered many eastern areas giving respite from the recent high temperatures. ...

Britain To Continue To Bask In Soaring Temperatures

PA | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Britain will continue to bask in sunshine and soaring temperatures today as the heatwave shows no sign of abating, forecasters said. The country ex...

Fresh Snow Falls On Frozen Britain

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

Fresh snow has fallen across many parts of Britain, compounding disruption to schools, airports and traffic networks. Up to 9cm (3.5in) has already...

Warning As More Snow Forecast To Hit Parts Of The UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Fresh snow will hit parts of the UK overnight on Tuesday, bringing further risk of traffic disruption, forecasters warned. South and east Wales, so...

Tourism - The Industry Leading This Country Into Growth

Christopher Rodrigues | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK
Christopher Rodrigues

Research (from Tourism Economics) has shown that if we can get the right partnerships, the right marketing and the right policy actions we can increase inbound visitor numbers from 31 million to 40 million by the end of the decade - an increase of 9 million visitors by 2020 creating £8.7 billion a year in additional foreign exchange earnings and over 200,000 more jobs.

Jubilee Threatens To Hit Economy Warns Bank Of England

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The UK's recovery from recession will be hampered by people taking time off work during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Bank of England ...

UK Dodges Double-Dip Recession But 'Dismal' Economic Outlook Until 2014

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Britain has narrowly avoided a double-dip recession but financial forecasters have predicted a struggle for the rest of the year. Businesses need t...

PICTURES:'Tornado' Clouds Predicted Amid April Showers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Heavy rain and gusts of winds accompanied by turbulent funnel clouds that look strikingly similar to tornadoes, could hit Britain over the coming days...

Blizzards, Squalls And Rain: Saturday Night's Weather Is Bleak

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK

UK weather is set to worsen with the Met Office forecasting a wintry weekend for much of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Severe weather wa...

Fares Are Mean And Weather's Foul: Travel Chaos Greets Commuters

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK

Commuters faced a grim start to the new year, as the first full working day of 2012 was marked by fare rises, union protests, driving rain and stormy ...

Snow Could Be Heading South As Christmas Weather Arrives

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK

Festive carollers singing “Let it snow” have certainly got what they wish for as snow was “deep and crisp and even” as far south as Exmoor in ...

UK Drought Warning After Lack Of November Rain

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

The drought which has hit parts of the UK this year could continue until next summer if the country suffers a dry winter, the Government has warned. ...

Northern Britain Braces For 85mph Winds

PA | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK

Parts of the country are set to be lashed by winds of up to 85mph, forecasters have said. A deep low centred over the Orkneys will bring strong win...