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Schools Are Going Green And Here Is How

Phillip Othen | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

If you want to encourage ecological awareness in children, it makes a profound difference if the school they attend practices what it preaches. For th...

Paris Back To Swaggering Sexy Best

Oliver Pickup | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Oliver Pickup

When figures released in August 2016 indicated that there were a million fewer visitors to Paris between January and June of last year compared to the same period in 2015, the regional tourist board head labelled it "an industrial disaster". The situation has drastically improved, thankfully.

A Bit Of Luxury - Parisian Style

James Payne | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Payne

There is nothing like Paris for a weekend of art. In London, I'm ten minutes from King's Cross so the Eurostar makes it easier for me to get to Paris than to get to Peckham. There is no end to exciting and innovative galleries and that's what I came for, using Le Meurice as a hideaway from the crowds and noise.

At Least One Dead After Car Hits Bus Stops In Marseille

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK
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At least one person has died after a car crashed into two different bus stops in different parts of the French port city. The 35-year-old driver of th...

Barcelona Terror Attack Could Lead To Extra UK Vehicle Rental Checks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists who are hiring vehicles to carry out terror attac...

Young Girl Killed And Others Seriously Injured As Car Crashes Into Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK

A young girl died and 12 people were injured, four seriously, when a car was driven into a pizza restaurant in France on Monday. The incident happened...

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

Brexit: Hard Words, Soft Landing?

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

Last week, as I was retuning to my flat from the Law Centre at Aix-en-Provence in southern France, I decided to drop into the wine shop in my neighbou...

Only Rihanna Could Pull Off This Oversized Suit To Meet With France's President And First Lady

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Style

Rihanna pulled off a statement-making look with ease as she met with France’s President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron in Paris. Th...

17 from '17: Meet the GP who wants to run international development

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Politics

The 2017 General Election saw 92 MPs elected to the Commons for the very first time. In a series of exclusive interviews, HuffPost UK is speaking to n...

Wildfires See 10,000 Holidaymakers Evacuated From French Riviera Resorts

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

Authorities have ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as wildfires blazed through the French Riviera for a third day. A violent fire took off in th...

Why Can't May Cosy Up To Trump Like Macron Did?

Andrew Shaw | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Shaw

What I find fascinating is the difference in tone many of these publications took when covering Theresa May's visit to Washington in January. Then, a leader of a large European country with a surprisingly fragile economy cosying up to Trump was seen as desperate. Now, it's being portrayed as a bromance. Why?

France Plans To Completely Ban All Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Tech

France looks set to completely ban the sale of all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 as part of a major push to meet its climate change targets. Its ...

Let French Reform Games Begin!

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics
Andy Langenkamp

French President Emmanuel Macron has started of his presidency by presenting himself as the new Sun King. He has already succeeded in dismantling and remaking the French political establishment. Will he now also manage to remodel the French economy or will he drown in the political morass like so many before him?

Professor Hawking Warns Trump's Actions Could Push Earth's Climate 'Over The Brink'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that US President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris Agreement could push Earth’s climate “over the...

Spanish Matador Dies After Being Gored In Chest By Bull During Fight

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK

A matador has died after being gored in the chest by a bull, becoming the second Spanish bullfighter to die in the bullring in the past year. Ivan Fan...

A Camembert Shortage Is Hitting The World, This Is Not A Drill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing beats baked Camembert with crusty bread, but there’s bad news for fans of the decedent treat. Camembert could be heading towards extinction....

Theresa May Did The Mexican Wave At France V England Game And It Was Something

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

It’s been a tough day for Theresa May to add to a terrible week. Trolled by Jeremy Corbyn in the Commons, an elusive deal with the DUP still not sec...

Why You Still Need To Care About The French Elections

Annina Claesson | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Annina Claesson

That's why we all still need to pay attention to France. We have not yet entered the aftermath of the reinvention of French politics, even as the presidential elections have finished. If international media meant to raise up the presidential rounds as an example of what the rest of Europe can expect over the next few years, it needs to realize that the race has not yet reached its finish line.

Emmanuel Macron Gives Theresa May Another Lesson In Politics With Huge Parliamentary Win

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK

Emmanuel Macron is, once again, giving Theresa May a lesson in politics as the French president looks set to take an overwhelming majority in parliame...

This Giant Robot Knows You Hate Parking So Will Do It For You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Tech

Everyone hates parking, everyone except Stan that is. Stan is a giant robot, and Stan loves parking. All day, seven days a week Stan pick up your car,...

The Refugee Community Kitchen

Arthur Peirce | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Arthur Peirce

We all believe it is a moral duty to help those in need. Indeed, when I was last in Calais, this was put succinctly by a fellow volunteer who said (paraphrasing): "Being in the position to help, is exactly the same thing as being obligated to".

Emmanuel Macron Inaugurated As France’s New President

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as France’s new president, immediately launching into his mission to shake up French politics, world economics ...

After The Loss, What's Going On With Le Pen?

Dr Itay Lotem | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Itay Lotem

Keep your eyes on June 18. If the FN fails then, its internal pressures are bound to fire up to the surface. After its rise in the last few years, the far-right is not going anywhere, but the Front national as its unique voice may find itself either transformed or marginalised by a newcomer.

Le Pen Is Difficult To Erase

Joe Moore | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Moore

On Saturday 6th May 2017 Europe held its breath. The people of France were going to the polls, and in a matter of hours the results of the final round of voting in the French Presidential Election were to be declared.