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A Classy Response to The Khan-Hate Campaign.

J.N. Paquet | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

Although I did not vote for him on Thursday, I have only one thing to say to Sadiq Khan: "Congratulations, Mister Mayor, on a large, clean and classy win!"

Triple Amputee ‘Humiliated By Police Who Forced Him To Remove Limbs’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

Distressing footage of a triple amputee with his prosthetic limbs and belongings strewn around him after a reported police check has caused outrage in...

Understanding 'le Brexit'

Stephen Clarke | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK
Stephen Clarke

The clichéd view of the French is that they are hostile towards new English words trying to migrate into their language. But this hasn't been true for quite a while now, as lovers of les smoothies (pronounced "smooty") and les wraps ("vrap") will confirm.

The Road to Le Mans

Jake Dennis | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Sport
Jake Dennis

Where it all began I started karting when I was eight years old, racing for Andy Cox Racing. At that stage it was nothing serious and I just did for...

The Best of Bordeaux: A Guide to Indulging

Krissie Rogers | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

I love France. To me, the country holds a sort of magic. Its architecture, its way of life, its language; these elements never fail to create quite the memorable experience. In the south west of the country, Bordeaux is brimming with a magic all of its own; and it's of the indulgent variety. Take note of these top tips for an utterly pleasurable getaway.

Tributes For Father And Children Killed In Crash After He 'Fell Asleep At The Wheel'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

A toddler is seriously ill in hospital following a horrific crash in France which killed his father and his older brother and sister, police have said...

Horrific Car Crash Kills British Father And Kids After He 'Fell Asleep'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK

A crash on a French motorway which killed a British father and two of his children may have been caused by him falling asleep or being distracted, inv...

Sun, Snow and Learning to Ski

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

If you've watched series four of Made In Chelsea, you might remember a ski trip to Verbier. If you look closely you'll spot pure terror - and some tears - in my eyes when I was forced to ski. Big thanks to a very patient crew (and to Francis Boulle who was even worse than me).

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Paris

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 09.04.2017 | 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 08.04.2017 | 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 05.04.2017 | 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 02.04.2017 | 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 25.03.2017 | 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 11.03.2017 | 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 11.03.2017 | 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 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.