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Deauville - A Stylish Destination for the Smart Set

Peter Morrell | Posted 25.02.2017 | 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 25.02.2017 | 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 21.02.2017 | 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 21.02.2017 | 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 18.02.2017 | 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 17.02.2017 | 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 15.02.2017 | 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...

I'll Always Go Back To Paris, Regardless Of The State Of Emergency

Alex Jackson | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Jackson

The real attack on French culture here is the parliament's decision to reinforce the state of emergency, by no way a banner for tourists or French citizens alike. We look at France as the birthplace of modern democracy, and the country's founding call for liberté is something we should not take for granted the world over.

Human Rights Crisis in Dunkirk as Refugees Face Squalor and Chaos

Naomi Westland | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK
Naomi Westland

No-one knows who's here and anyone can simply walk in. In the chaos, many - including children, whether they are with their parents or not - are at huge risk of abuse and exploitation. Even when people have lodged asylum claims in France, the system is so slow that some give up waiting and try their luck jumping into the back of a lorry to cross the Channel. People smugglers live here, we were told, and gang rivalries sometimes erupt into violence, making already vulnerable people even more so.

Making Your Adventure a Reality

Laura Maisey | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Sport
Laura Maisey

1. Find a place you are interested in I am fascinated by Italy's history. Who doesn't love a good Roman?! I mean, apart from the sanitation, the medi...

Jeremy Corbyn Has Slammed Refugee Camp Conditions As A 'Disgrace'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has slammed the conditions in a French refugee camp as a “disgrace” and called for people to “reach out to fellow human beings”....

Refugees Using Smartphones To Share Politicians' Welcoming Words 'In Seconds', French PM Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK

The French Prime Minister has urged caution in saying that all refugees will be “welcome” in Europe because within seconds the message will be “...

I Want to Leave the EU Because I LOVE Europe and I LOVE Immigration

Georgina Edwards | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Georgina Edwards

You might conclude from this article that I'm a closet Little 'Englander, but I firmly believe that I'm a little 'Europer. So vote leave, protect roast dinners, French toast, Belgian chocolate and Danish pastries.

Alan Kurdi's Dad Reacts To Charlie Hebdo 'Sex Attack' Cartoon

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

The father of drowned Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi has told how he wept upon seeing a cartoon that mocked up his son as one of the migrant sex attackers ...

Major Fire Ravages Iconic Paris Ritz After Three-Year And Multi-Million Refurbishment

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

Just two months before it was due to reopen after a three year refurbishment costing €200 million (£151m), the Ritz hotel in Paris has suffered fro...

Man In Coma Dies After French Drug Trial 'Serious Accident'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

A patient left brain-dead in a drug trial for a painkiller has died, a French hospital has confirmed. Five other drug trial volunteers are still ho...

Teacher Faces Probe After Students Swept To Their Death In Alps Avalanche

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

A French official says that some high school students swept away by a deadly avalanche in the Alps may have skied ahead of their teacher. Jean-Paul...

British Aid Worker Who Tried To Smuggle Afghan Girl Into UK Avoids Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK

A British aid worker and former soldier who tried to smuggle an Afghan girl into Britain has avoided a prison sentence. Rob Lawrie was given a susp...

Charlie Hebdo Cartoon Linking Aylan Kurdi And Cologne Attacks Ignites The Debate It Wanted

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

Charlie Hebdo has won plaudits from millions for pushing the boundaries of free speech and ensuring the debate around censorship remains fresh. Th...

I Dumped My Boyfriend Because of His Political Views

Anna Brown | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Politics
Anna Brown

Two weeks before Christmas, I left my French boyfriend of ten months. We hadn't argued, there wasn't anyone else, things were good... Little did I know, my then-boyfriend had given Le Front National his vote. I had no idea he was this way politically inclined, and 24 hours later, we were done.

Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Dan Reed | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dan Reed

Professor Jean Pierre Tourtier, Chief Medic of the Paris Fire Brigade, had never spoken in public about the aftermath of the massacre at Charlie Hebdo. His precise descriptions of what he saw had a barely-suppressed intensity that took me by surprise: "The first thing I remember, even before I entered the Charlie Hebdo office - was the smell. A smell that was a mix of gunpowder and blood - that metallic smell of blood. Then I saw a pile of bodies. And someone at the back of the meeting room said - in a voice that was almost gentle - 'Monsieur, s'il vous plaît, aidez-moi'."

Man 'Shouting Allahu Akbar' Shot Dead Outside Paris Police Station

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK

A man was shot dead after approaching a Paris police station brandishing a meat cleaver, wearing a fake bomb vest and shouting "Allahu Akbar", officia...