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Hundreds Of Police Deployed To Combat 'Hyper-Violent' Russian Fans At Wales Clash

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.06.2016 | UK

The match between Wales and Russia on Monday night has been upgraded to high risk following violent scenes in Marseille and Lille. More than 600 ext...

The Hashtag Football Hooligans of Euro 2016

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Sport
Carrie Armstrong

I just wanted to impress my new French friends I like kick-offs. In football stadiums. Where they belong. It's the unofficial ones where people kick...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

Russian Ultras 'Attack On England And Wales Fans' in Lille

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Russian Ultras have reportedly attacked England and Wales football fans in Lille. First reports of trouble in Lille with group of black-clad Russian...

Britain First's Video Blaming Muslims For Attacking Welsh Couldn't Be More Wrong

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Britain First has been called out for posting a video purporting to show a group of Muslim men attacking Welsh pub-goers. The far-right group publish...

Forget the Euros, For the Best Football Look to the Americas

Matthew Smith | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

If you get a chance to stay up after the Euro games are done and catch the Copa America, or to see some of the highlights, I strongly urge you to do so. It's the best the beautiful game currently has to offer.

Rooney Just Play Anywhere? #MyEuros

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

We're in France and #MyEuros show looks at all things EURO's including dumb things you've been saying online and flight prices if England were to go h...

Travelling With Young Children: It's Not to Make Marvellous Memories‏

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Parents
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Why do I choose to travel so much with my young children? I want to share this love for what is available and possible in the world. I want to see their already big and sparkly eyes widen at brickwork bridges to admire river views upon, to share in their choices as they salivate over fabulous flavours in a gelato parlour.

Shocking Scenes As Euro 2016 England Fans Clash With Police In Marseille. Again.

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

England football fans have clashed with police for a second day in the French town of Marseille ahead of tonight's Euro 2016 match. Police fired tear ...

A Linguist's View on the EU Referendum

Matty Edwards | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Matty Edwards

In the face of problems like the refugee crisis, Europe must return to these founding values. If countries adopt the egotistical mentality of the Leave camp, then the major humanitarian crisis of our time will never be solved.

England Fans Chant 'Isis, Where Are You?' As Pre-Euro Clash Turns Violent

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

England fans chanted "Isis, where are you?" during a pre-Euros clash with locals in Marseille prompting police to fire tear gas to disperse them. Two...

Rain Has 'Saved France'

Stephen Clarke | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Stephen Clarke

I was having a drink with a Socialist the other night (it's something that can easily happen in Paris), and naturally we got on to the subject of wate...

'Immigrant Hating' Euro 2016 Attack Suspect Found 'Armed To The Teeth'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

A Frenchman arrested for allegedly planning 15 attacks on the Euro 2016 football championships was "armed to the teeth" with an arsenal of weapons, in...

The Home Straight to Le Mans

Jake Dennis | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

I'll be doing quite a few hours to help me prepare mentally and get used to the track before my debut. Because Le Mans is a street circuit, I've only been able to drive the rack in a simulator before, because it would be impossible to drive around in a racing car outside of testing or the race itself.

There's Good News About The Paris Flooding - But Don't Jump On A Eurostar Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

Flood waters in Paris are starting recede, French authorities have said, after the they rose to their highest for nearly 35 years overnight, plunging ...

If You're Visiting Paris This Weekend, You're Going To Need To Avoid The Louvre

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK

Tourists visiting Paris this weekend are being warned to brace themselves for a potential weekend of misery as flooding and transport strikes continue...

Here's How The Huge Protests in France Could Affect Your Bank Holiday Trip There

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

A dispute over labour reforms in France has led to blockades in towns and cities, and on motorways and bridges, leading to a fuel shortage. Six of Fra...

New Brexit Hooligans

Stephen Clarke | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK Politics
Stephen Clarke

In short, the eurocrats are scared of a fight. They're as unlike Hitler as you could get. But European pacifism is apparently not something that Messrs Cameron and Johnson want to hear about.

Keep Your Democratic Power and Hold it Close

Adam Hamdy | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Politics
Adam Hamdy

I never thought I'd see so many people so willing to surrender the only power we have to protect ourselves from tyranny.

Quicker, More Skilful, More Spectacular! Rugby Sevens Is the Perfect Sport for Olympic Inclusion

Thomas Castaignède | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Sport
Thomas Castaignède

There are currently 7.6million people around the world playing rugby and an HSBC Future of Rugby Report predicts that with rugby sevens as the spark, it will ignite significant growth that will double this number to 15million over the next ten years.

Terrorism 'Most Likely' Cause Of EgyptAir Crash That Left 66 Feared Dead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

Terrorism is feared to have brought down an EgyptAir passenger plane that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean with 66 people - including one Briton...

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Crashes In Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

An EgyptAir flight that crashed while travelling from Paris to Cairo was subject to a "brutal event" according to the former head of France's national...

The Brits Abroad And Why We Believe the UK Belongs in the Heart of Europe

Jennifer Morgan | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jennifer Morgan

We shouldn't shy away from saying that that the greatest reason to stay is that the UK simply belongs, now more than ever, with her allies in the heart of Europe. We should commit to stay and we should commit to improving the European Union.

Body Of Girl, 5, Found In Sewage Pipe In France

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

An investigation has been launched after the body of a five-year-old girl was found in a sewage pipe just 20 metres from her home in northern France. ...

Chic Retreats: Chateau Saint-Martin Hotel & Spa, France

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Everything about this hotel says French Riviera - the chateau, the sophistication, the period furniture, the magnificent wines (there are over 12,000 bottles in the cellar), the 300 century old olive trees, and its location - nestled between the mountains and sea...