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The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Paris

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

Matt Spiro is the English voice of French football. He's the go to guy whenever your club buys a player from Ligue Un. Therefore he's the man we're tu...

France Bans Purchase of Sex

Jacqui Hunt | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK
Jacqui Hunt

On Wednesday, France voted for gender equality by making the purchase of commercial sex illegal, while decriminalising and providing exiting services and support to people in prostitution. It was a conclusive verdict, with 64 politicians voting in favour and 12 voting against the new bill.

If Muslim Women's Clothing Makes Them Consenting Slaves, who are Their Slave Masters?

Shohana Khan | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK
Shohana Khan

So I have a final plea to such individuals - if we, Muslim women, decide to continue with our self-inflicted slavery, would you at least please let us be? As the only individuals trying to tug the chains on our supposed shackled necks it seems, has been you.

D-Day Landing Pictures That Bring The Past And Present Together

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK

As the world lines up in June to mark the 72 years since the launch of the D-Day mission which ultimately led to victory over Nazi Germany during Worl...

Your Bigotry Enslaves You

Fariha Khan | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK
Fariha Khan

Dear Rossignol With all due respect who gave you the right to speak on my behalf when you said There are women who choose [to wear headscarves], th...

Man Jailed For Six Months For Sending Gun Emoji Text To Ex

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

A man has been jailed for six months in France for sending his former girlfriend a text message featuring a gun emoji. A french judge ruled the cartoo...

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Lens

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

In just over two months the Euros will be upon us. Alongside my special guests I've shown you Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse but currently you have no i...

Students Riot In Nantes Over Labour Reforms

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK

A student demonstration in France turned violent on Thursday forcing police to respond with tear gas. The protest was held in the city of Nantes over ...

That First School Trip Abroad

Kathryn Berens | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

In approximately 1 hour and 27 minutes my son will land back at Gatwick after his first trip abroad with the school. Approximately is not accurate, in exactly 1 hour and 27 minutes my son will land - how do I know this? Because I am his mother and I have been counting down the minutes until his return. I am under no illusions that he has been doing the same.

University Campuses Do Not Belong to the Activist Left

David Browne | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

Any critic of the student activist left will be more than familiar with what can only be described as the clear distortion of the ordinary meaning of certain words, a distortion which does not appear to be accidental

Young Girl Found Hidden In Hand Luggage On Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

An investigation has been launched after a young girl was found hidden in a bag belonging to a passenger on an Air France plane on Monday. The four...

Desperate Calais Migrants Sew Their Lips Together As Knife Fight Breaks Out Nearby

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK

Warning: This article contains images and details which some may find distressing Migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' are sewing their lips shut...

Hellish Scenes Overnight As Calais Jungle Burns

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK

Dramatic photos have shown the “Jungle” refugee camp at Calais ablaze after protests turned nasty overnight. Tensions were high in the French site...

In France, Posting Your Kid's Picture On Facebook Could Land You In Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Tech

French parents have been warned by legal experts that they should stop posting pictures of their children to Facebook or it could land them in jail ye...

Fights Break Out Overnight In Calais As Riot Police Clash With Migrants

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

Demolition teams are set to begin a second day dismantling shelters in the Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp. Overnight, police tear gas was used to dis...

Deauville - A Stylish Destination for the Smart Set

Peter Morrell | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Morrell

I was standing on the Promenade des Planches at Deauville, pristine sands stretched to the horizon. Behind me was a row of bathing huts each dedicated to a Hollywood great, from Shelley Winters to Lee Marvin. The stars were drawn here by the annual American Film Festival held every September in the International Convention Centre.

From Northern Ireland to Northern France - Why I Can't Bear the Destruction of the Calais Camp

Eamonn Maguire | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK
Eamonn Maguire

It saddens me that I must now prepare myself to see the sudden loss and destruction of so many months of hard work put in by many volunteers and refugees who have come together to create a vibrant community providing essential services to those most in need.

Human Rights Law Could Save The Refugees We're Ignoring From Losing Their Homes

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti & George Bowden | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK

The Calais 'Jungle' migrant camp will be partially bulldozed but "communal" facilities such as churches and schools will survive, a judge in France ha...

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Toulouse

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

This is no ordinary city guide. We have the sporting world's best telling you where they hang out. Last week Euro's hero Sylvain Wiltord guided us around Lyon, this week we have another world class athlete; England Rugby's fifth all time highest point scorer and current Stade Toulousain fly-half Toby Flood knows the best kept secrets of Toulouse...

Why Leaving the EU Will Not Help the UK to Combat Terrorism

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

"Staying in the EU will make the UK more vulnerable to Paris-style terrorist attacks," said Iain Duncan Smith, a senior British Cabinet Minister, to t...

Hundreds Of Refugees Given Just Four Days To Leave Calais 'Jungle'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.02.2016 | UK

Hundreds of refugees who are living in makeshift tents in the Calais camp nicknamed the 'Jungle' have been told that they have to leave within the nex...

Why Wage Growth Will Likely Be Lower for Longer

Michael Martins | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Politics
Michael Martins

It is likely that wage growth will continue to be low while productivity will continue to disappoint when compared to neighbours near and afar. At the same time, the very things that underpin those less than rosy figures are the factors driving the UK's strong economic performance in a rather lacklustre global economy.

Why It's Important To Acknowledge Bipolar Disorder In Children

Amélie Clermont | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK
Amélie Clermont

I am not insinuating that it is necessary to diagnose every temperamental child as bipolar -- the disorder requires the presence of precise symptoms. When the diagnosis comes, it is a difficult moment. But it is the solid basis on which to act; we know what we're fighting against.

Why You Should Move to France for a Healthier Life

Ellie Widdowson | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Widdowson

It's no secret that the French are generally healthier than Brits and Americans. Our Gallic neighbours enjoy a diet packed with artery-blocking ingredients and yet somehow manage to avoid many adverse health effects.

Trump Always Carries A shooter And Would Have 'Opened Fire' On Isis In Paris

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Politics

Donald Trump "always" carries a gun and would have opened fire on the Islamic State attackers had he been in Paris during the November massacre, the b...