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Ex-UVF Commander Gary Haggarty Admits 200 Terror Charges In Belfast

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

A former loyalist paramilitary commander turned supergrass has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders. Gary Haggarty, the ex...

BBC QT Audience Laugh As Peter Oborne Calls Daily Mail 'Extremely Accurate And Fair'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

Daily Mail columnist Peter Oborne provoked jeers and laughter from the BBC Question Time audience last night after he defended the tabloid as an “ex...

Thousands Of Passwords Belonging To Senior UK Figures 'Traded By Russian Hackers'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK

Russian hackers have reportedly traded passwords belonging to British politicians, diplomats and senior police officers. Security credentials said to ...

The Waugh Zone Friday June 23, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. CITIZEN OF NOWHERE In case you missed it, today is the first anniversary of the UK’s historic referendum to quit the EU. As a weakened and woun...

Brexit Briefing: EU Need To Do Better Than That

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to you...

Norman Lamb Rules Himself Out Of Lib Dem Leadership Race

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Norman Lamb has ruled himself out of running to be the next Lib Dem leader and attacked the party’s “toxic” position on Brexit. Under Tim Farron...

David Lammy Demands Answers On Grenfell Fire Police Investigation

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Grenfell Tower families see the blaze “as a crime” and crave more information from power-holders about the police probe, David Lammy has said. In ...

Theresa May Reveals Tests Show Other Towers 'Combustible' Following Grenfell Tower Fire

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said tests on cladding on tower blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire have shown “a number” are “combustible”. Downing Stre...

The Waugh Zone Thursday June 22, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. BRUSSELS MUSCLE, COMMONS HUSTLE Divorce in Britain is at a 45-year low, the FT reports today. But is our looming divorce from the EU going to be ...

Philip Hammond Mocked For Brexit Moving House Analogy That 'Revealed How Rich He Is'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond’s attempt to explain how the Brexit process would happen backfired today after making “inadvertently revealing” about his wealth....

Corbyn's 'Brexit Blairism' And 5 Other Things Experts Found A Year On From The Referendum

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

They might be the scourge of Michael Gove, but experts have carried on regardless since last year’s Referendum. To mark a year since the vote, 38 le...

'Chaotic Brexit' Now More Likely Thanks To May's Election Failure, Warn Experts

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

A chaotic Brexit is now more likely thanks to Theresa May’s election cock-up, experts behind a new report into the EU referendum result are warning....

Waugh Zone Special: Queen's Speech 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. OTHER THERESA “There is no Mayism!” She got that right, alright. The PM’s irritated riposte, at the launch of her ill-fated Tory manifesto ...

Tories Tell May's 'Deputy' To Do More On Housing And Schools

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Tory MPs have urged one of Theresa May’s closest colleagues to do more on housing and education to attract younger voters inspired by Jeremy Corbyn....

Grenfell Survivors Should Be Allowed To Remain in UK, Says London Mayor

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Immigrants who survived the Grenfell fire must be granted the right to remain in the UK on “compassionate grounds”, Sadiq Khan has said. The Londo...

12 Jokes MPs Made During Queen's Speech Debate

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

MPs tried their hands at comedy as they kicked off the Queen’s Speech Debate in Parliament…and it wasn’t all laugh-a-minute. It is a parliamenta...

Even In The Dressed-Down Version Of The Queen's Speech, The Crown Gets Its Own Ride

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

No offence to Her Majesty, after all she doesn’t even write it... "Hey, I don't write this shit, I just read it" #QueensSpeech pic.twitter.com/h94P...

PM Apologises For 'Failure Of The State' In Grenfell Tower Blaze Aftermath

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to the survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster during a speech in the House of Commons. The Conservative l...

Jeremy Corbyn Mocks Theresa May's 'Threadbare' Policy Programme

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has mocked Theresa May’s “threadbare” Queen’s Speech which was delivered today shorn of her most high profile manifesto commitme...

Dennis Skinner Warns In Heckle Queen Might Miss Her Favourite Horserace

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Dennis Skinner used his expected Queen’s Speech joke to tell everyone to get on with it. “Get your skates on, first race is at half past two.” T...

Queen's Speech 2017: 27 Bills Announced To Tackle Brexit And More

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has unveiled 27 Bills and draft bills in a Queen’s Speech that focuses heavily on the challenges of Brexit. The government has denied pr...

Trump's UK State Visit Shelved, No Mention In Queen's Speech

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK appears to have been shelved after the Queen failed to mention it in her speech re-opening Parliament. ...

Day Of Rage Protest Attacked For Stress Placed On Emergency Services

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK

As hundreds of “day of rage” protesters prepare to march to Downing Street at 1pm on Wednesday, many have raised concerns about the exertion the d...

Damian Green Admits Tory-DUP Deal May Not Be Possible

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has admitted the Conservative Party’s bid to strike an agreement with the DUP may fail, as talks between the two parties appeared to st...

Terror Plots Inspired By Isis Still The 'Overriding Threat' To The UK - Not The Far Right

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK

The “overriding threat” to the UK still comes from plots inspired by so-called Islamic State terrorists, police chiefs have said. Senior officers ...