The Case For A Strong Selfless Parliamentary System

J.N. Paquet | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

The creation of a selfless parliamentary system is a real revolution in itself. It is a new way of doing politics, but it is also and mainly a way to restore the people's trust in politics, and send the populist and nationalist preachers of our time back to the one place they belong: the History books.

Containing President Trump

Alistair Burnett | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

It becomes clearer with each Tweet, Executive Order and press conference that the United States is in the throes of a chaotic attempted counter-revolution led - at least in name - by the President.

An Alternative To Fear?

Carine Bambara | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Carine Bambara

Fear is the main thing that has made towns, states or regions vote against welcoming people into their countries, perhaps because they look, act and think differently to them. The surprising thing is that many of these people have had little interaction with immigrants in their lifetime.

Tabloid Apologises For False Story About New Year's Eve Sex Attack By Migrants

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

A German tabloid has apologised for running a false story about Cologne-style sex attacks by migrants. Police investigated after Bild, the country’s...

Teen Writes Searingly Honest Letter Thanking Drug Addict Parents For Not Being There

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An academically successful teenager has written a searingly honest open letter to her drug addict parents, thanking them for showing her “life is no...

Thousands Raised For Student With Brain Cancer Hailed As 'Inspiring' By Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

More than £50,000 has been raised to send a student Theresa May once hailed as “inspiring” to Germany for cancer treatment. Alexander Paul, an a...

Europeans Say Thanks For The Profits From Britain's Privatised Railways

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK

A tongue-in-cheek video highlighting how profits from Britain’s railways are flowing to Europe has been shared thousands of times. The clip by the T...

Publisher 'Overwhelmed' By Huge Demand For Hitler's Mein Kampf

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

An edition of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf has become a bestseller in Germany. Around 85,000 copies of the book, printed in German, have been sold sinc...

Out of the Frying Pan

Tom Cook | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Politics
Tom Cook

R is a deeply troubled young man. He looks smaller, shrunken somehow since the last time I saw him. His delicate Hazara features betray a deep well of...

German Authorities Halted Surveillance Of Berlin Terror Suspect Before Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK

German officials had deemed the Tunisian man being sought in a manhunt across Europe a threat long before a truck ploughed into a Christmas market in ...

European Arrest Warrant Issued In Hunt For Berlin Attack Suspect

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

An “armed and dangerous” man suspected of carrying out the lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market is being hunted across Europe - with a reward...

These Are The Criminals And Corporations That Have Made A LOT Of Money From The Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

The biggest refugee crisis in recorded history has engulfed continents, swung elections and fuelled the rise of nativism. It has also made a lot of pe...

Berlin Attack: Police Release Suspect Arrested Because Of Insufficient Evidence

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK

German prosecutors say the man who was arrested after the Berlin lorry attack has been released because of insufficient evidence. A Pakistani nation...

World Declares #IchBinEinBerliner In Solidarity Following German Lorry Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK

As Germans come to terms with the aftermath of a suspected terror attack on their capital city, messages of solidarity and support have been sent from...

At Least 9 People Killed After Lorry Rams Into Busy Christmas Market In Berlin

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Head | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

A lorry rammed into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday evening, killing at least nine people and causing many injuries as it tore ...

Erasmus: The Show, Starring Me

Louise Lawless | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Louise Lawless

Erasmus will always be a leap of faith, immersing yourself in the unknown, hoping that it will lead to adventure, rewards, and unique experiences. It won't be for everyone. Putting yourself out of your comfort zone so starkly in foreign lands is no mean feat. But no matter what you'll learn that adventure is out there, the world is vast and ready to be travelled whenever you are.

Bah Hamburg: Christmas In Germany's City Of Light

Conor Phelan | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Conor Phelan

If you visit Hamburg at any time of year, the Rathaus is going to be on your list of must-see places, so why should Christmas time be any different, especially as now the square in front of the City Hall houses the Historischer Weihnachtsmarkt; the Historic Christmas Market to us Anglophones.

This Note To America From 'People Of Germany' Has Gone Off The Charts

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK

A note posted on Twitter from “the people of Germany” that warns of the parallels between Adolf Hitler and Donald Trump has gone insanely viral. ...

Brexit Prompts Relatives Of Jews Who Fled Hitler To Seek German Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK

Hundreds of Jews whose ancestors fled the Nazis to seek refuge in Britain are applying for German citizenship in the wake of the EU referendum. Around...

German City On Lockdown As Police Search For Syrian Bomb Plot Suspect

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.10.2016 | UK

A German city is on lockdown as police hunt a suspect who is on the run from authorities after several hundred grams of explosives were found in an ap...

Brexit could be like the Greek bailout

Mark Watts | Posted 04.10.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Watts

John. F. Kennedy said with reference to the Soviet Union "We cannot negotiate with people who say what's mine is mine and what's yours is negotiable,"...

From A Native Londoner To A Berliner: An Expat's Perspective On Germany's Capital

Michelle Hambiliki | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Hambiliki

Although I have to say, after having lived in Berlin for eight months, this isn't something that I have personally noticed. I have met a lot of lovely Berliners and of course some not-so-lovely ones. So just putting it out there, Berliners are no more or less rude than Londoners, I would know, being the overly sensitive soul that I am.

I Watch The Growing Puritanical Attitudes Of Young Muslims With Apprehension

Shazia Awan | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Politics
Shazia Awan

I've lived all over the UK but South Wales is where my heart is.I was born in Caerphilly and grew up in Cardiff, I love going to the rugby, scoffing Welsh cakes and going out with mates. Cardiff is a vibrant city, we Welsh are some of the funniest, kindest people I have met and I am proud to say I am Welsh and call Cardiff my home.

I Confronted A Guy Insulting Refugees And It Turned Into A Kafkaesque Nightmare

Hannah Wolff | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK
Hannah Wolff

That's when my decency as a human being obliged me to turn around and ask muscle guy if this was really necessary to which his response was that it indeed was necessary. When I asked him why he explained that refugees 'have done a lot to him', not clarifying what exactly they have done to him. His girlfriend added wisely that 'at some point refugees just become annoying'.

Banning the Burqa: Why Germans Get Worked Up About Ladies in Veils

Dyfed Loesche | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Politics
Dyfed Loesche

But spotting a fully veiled woman at the local IKEA store or the main train station elsewhere in Germany can really get people angry. There's more than one reason as to why burqas, niqabs, hijabs and chadors and the like enrage the regular Joe, or Fritz.