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George W Bush Has Revealed Some New Paintings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

George W Bush is displaying his slightly eerie portraits of world leaders in the first exhibit of his work as an artist. The portraits, which inclu...

Secret Blair-Bush Iraq Talks To Be Published

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Politics

The government is preparing to publish more than 100 classified documents detailing private conversations between Tony Blair and George W Bush in the ...

The Chilcot Inquiry Sinks Into the Sand

Matt Carr | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Matt Carr

In the last fortnight a number of media commentators accused Russell Brand of naivete and political ignorance for his criticisms of the democratic system and the limitations of the right to vote. This week, however, the British public were presented with further evidence of how hollowed-out the democratic process has become, when the Chilcot Inquiry revealed that it was being denied access to 25 notes sent by Tony Blair to George Bush, and 130 documents relating to conversations between the two architects of the Iraq War, in addition to dozens of records of cabinet meetings.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: So Close, Yet So Far

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 10 November 2013... 1) SO CLOSE, YET SO FAR The west and Iran were so close to reaching an agreement ...

Bush Will Speak At £100k Dinner, Fundraising To Convert Jews To Christianity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

George W Bush is set to be the keynote speaker at a fundraising dinner for a controversial group that aims to convert Jews to Christianity. The for...

Russell Brand In Conversation With Mehdi Hasan

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Politics

Here's the full conversation between comedian, actor and activist Russell Brand and the HuffPost UK's Mehdi Hasan, which took place in East London on ...

'They All Go To The Same Parties'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

When Russell Brand met Mehdi Hasan on Monday night, they played a word association game. So Mehdi asked Russ, at an event for HuffPost UK in London...

10 Incredible Media Hoaxes

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Dear esteemed colleagues in the media, Huffington Post can certainly relate sometimes... We wish the Hitler Diaries were true, we could believe Ge...

Half A Million Iraqis Dead Since End Of Iraq War

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

Nearly half a million Iraqis have died as a result of the war in their country, according to the findings of a new study. An estimated 461,000 Iraqis ...

'It's Not 'Mission Accomplished' Yet For Fixing The Banks'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

Mark Carney believes the Bank of England has done what it can to help banks lend to small businesses, even throwing in an infamous gaffe from ex-US Pr...

George W.Bush In 'High Spirits' After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Politics

George W. Bush is said to be in "high spirits" on Tuesday after undergoing a heart operation. In a statement issued by his office today, the 67-yea...

LOOK: Political Foes Make Boobs Of Themselves In Push-Up Bra Ad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From campaigns such as No More Page 3 and Lose The Lads Mags to breast-feeding in public and FEMEN, breasts have long been on the political agenda. ...

Australian PM Attacked With Vegemite Sandwich...& 15 Other Politicians Hit By Assorted Missiles (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Politics

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has narrowly avoided being struck with a Vegemite sandwich. The 51-year-old was targeted with the yeasty s...

Ten Really Regrettable Political Speeches

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of George Bush declaring the end of combat operations in Iraq. Despite taking measures to avoid saying the phr...

Chilcot Iraq Inquiry Report Publication Will Not Be 'Rushed' By Ministers

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Politics

The government has said it will not "rush" the Iraq War Inquiry to produce its report, four years after Sir John Chilcot was asked to investigate the ...

Blair And Bush To Be Reunited At Margaret Thatcher's Funeral

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Politics

Tony Blair and George W. Bush are likely to be reunited at Margaret Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday, as all surviving former US presidents have been g...

'More Evangelical Than The American Christian Right'

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Politics

Tony Blair effectively subcontracted the decision to invade Iraq to former United States president George Bush, according to a former senior diplomat....

The Iraq War - An Interview With the Show's Creator

Michael Spicer | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Michael Spicer

Tony Blair is in reflective mood as he leans over his grande cappuccino, contemplating another sip. It's been ten years since he and co-creator George W. Bush took the world by storm with their hit show The Iraq War and, as is often the case when an enduring series reaches a milestone anniversary, fans are debating the possibility of a reunion.

On Iraq, the Hawks Were Wrong About Everything

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

It isn't the size of our demonstration that those of us against the war should be proud of, it is our judgement. Our arguments and predictions turned out to be correct and those of our belligerent opponents were discredited. Every argument advanced by the hawks proved to be utterly false.

Sectarianism, Corruption and Torture... It Is Not Worth IT

Haifa Zangana | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Haifa Zangana

The shock and awe that the US and UK subjected Iraqis to was not just the bombardment and destruction of their infrastructure but the abuses and torture. The occupiers paved the way for their continuity. HRW 2012 report noted that the human rights of Iraqis "are violated with impunity".

Was It Worth It? Iraq, Ten Years On

Ali Latif | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Ali Latif

Academics, journalists and policy makers may continue to debate the war but it is ultimately a question for Iraqis to answer and time and again surveys show the vast majority happy to be rid of that regime. What's more we have moved on as despite the difficult years, we are now in a position to confront our challenges and decide our own future.

Was the Iraq War Worth It? Ask the Public

Des Freedman | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Politics
Des Freedman

Ten years on, we meet to ask 'was it worth it?' Presumably not for the many hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians killed in the conflict. The figures may vary (Iraq Body Count put the number at around 120,000 while the Lancet counted upwards of 600,000) but the story is one of devastation nonetheless.

'Hello, My Name Is Inigo Montoya, You Killed My Father Prepare To Die'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

It's a swashbuckling romance that continues to enjoy cult status to this day, but a phrase from The Princess Bride apparently sparked a serious case o...

We Need to Talk About Gun Control

Catherine Balavage | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Politics
Catherine Balavage

Some people are saying that the shootings are a mental health problem rather than a gun problem, but what is abundantly clear is that tighter regulation is needed.

Why I'm Still Pursuing Tony Blair

David Lawley Wakelin | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Politics
David Lawley Wakelin

The world is now perilously close to another war in the Middle East. I believe if we could bring Bush and Blair to trial for their war crimes, there will be an enormous shake up in the world which would open the door to talks.