NICE Calls For Pregnant Women And New Mums To Receive Mental Health Support From GPs

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents

Pregnant women and new mothers should be given more support and guidance surrounding their mental health, according to a new report by NICE. The Natio...

Police On Alert Over New Year's Terror Attack Fears

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Fears of a mass-casualty terror plot targeting one of the country’s New Year’s events have prompted police to adjust their tactics in securing mil...

Turning Guidelines Into Lifelines

Angela Culhane | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Culhane

I had a piece of fantastic news last week, one of those breakthrough moments that all of us who work in and support the charity sector aim for. On the surface it may not sound that exciting. The news was that NICE, after undertaking an exceptional review, had agreed to update its guidelines for prostate cancer diagnosis and management

Putting Patients First Doesn't Mean The NHS Has To Sign A Blank Cheque: In Search Of The Win-Win

Angela Culhane | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Angela Culhane

If energy and resource is invested in the transformation needed, cancers like prostate cancer can become manageable "tamed" diseases which are less of a drain on the NHS. And more importantly we can stop wasting tens of thousands of lives in the UK every year. There really is a win-win for cancer but it's going to take a lot of energy and focus to create the conditions where it can be achieved.

Four Armed Policemen Force Woman To Remove Burkini On French Beach

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK

Photos of armed police forcing a woman on a beach to remove some of her clothing as part of France’s ban on the burkini have emerged, setting off a ...

By Banning The Burkini, The French Are Blaming Muslims

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK
Dr Chris Allen

At worst, the ban is another example of French institutional Islamophobia. At best, it would seem to be a smokescreen behind which the real reason Corsica is "sitting on a powder-keg" of tensions and violence. And that powder keg would seem to be rather more about Corsican nationalists than Muslims or those of North African origin.

Islamic State Attacks in Europe: A Rough Guide to ISIS Lone Wolves

Tam Hussein | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK
Tam Hussein

There is a myth that the Islamic State claims every terror attack in the West as its own. But even its claims of responsibility for events should be accepted sceptically. Let's establish a criterion that distinguishes between directed attacks - that is those organised by ISIS and those attacks which are inspired by ISIS.

Outrage After US-Led Airstrikes 'Mistakenly' Kill 56 Syrian Civilians

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK

The alleged accidental killing of at least 56 Syrian civilians in US-led airstrikes on Tuesday has sparked international outrage. Investigators are lo...

To Prevent Terrorism, We Need to Challenge Male Violence

Deeyah Khan | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK
Deeyah Khan

One of the most powerful moves we can make is to act upon male violence, through using our education systems to challenge the idea that violence is acceptable, taking violence against women seriously, and provided interventions for violent men to challenge their behaviour.

Terror Terror Everywhere

Njambi McGrath | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Politics
Njambi McGrath

I can only appeal to the decent people in Europe to refuse more blood shed in your name insisting accountability for leaders who deem war as the only option, because it clearly isn't working.

Angry Crowds Boo French Prime Minister As He Arrives At Nice Memorial Service

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls was booed by crowds as he arrived for a minute’s silence to honour victims who were killed in the Nice attack. Th...

Nice Attacker 'May Have Become Radicalised Quickly' French Authorities Say

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.07.2016 | UK

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the Nice truck attack, as authorities said the man who drove a heavy lorry through a crowd cel...

Man Loses Six Family Members In Nice Lorry Massacre

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

A man lost six members of his family in the horrific lorry massacre in Nice, French media reported. The man, named as Christophe Lyon, was with his ...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Nice Attack As At Least Three People Arrested

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

The self-proclaimed Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Nice attack. The jihadist-linked Amaq news outlet said that the attack had been c...

The Number Of People Injured In Nice Has Risen To 202

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Some 202 people were injured, in addition to the 84 who were killed in the Nice terror attack on Thursday night, the French prosecutor has said. Frenc...

Here's Why People Are Tired Of Sympathy Hashtags After Nice Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

#JeSuisCharlie. #JeSuisParis. #JeSuisBruxelles. #JeSuisOrlando. #JeSuisIstanbul. #JeSuisBaghdad. #JeSuisBangladesh. #JeSuisNice. Collectively these h...

Footage Shows Moment Nice Terror Truck Driver Swarmed By Police

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Footage recorded at the scene of the Nice terror attack show police officers swarming the truck which ploughed into crowds, killing at least 84 people...

#JeSuisNice: Now They've Come Here, Now They've Come For Us

Simon Saunders | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK
Simon Saunders

The fireworks had just finished. I'd been on the beach with my friends, and we started to head back into the Old Town, crossing the Promenade des Anglais which lines the beach. The terrorists timed their attack to the precise minute, so that the road would be full of people crossing the beach after the fireworks. It was the busiest moment possible.

'You Need to Get to Nice'

Matt Barbet | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK
Matt Barbet

I'm writing this on the plane. Nice is one of my favourite cities, with a setting that has the best of both the mountains and the sea. I've spent happy times there, but my mind is once again drawn to that week in London, almost exactly eleven years ago, when the atmosphere changed from jubilant to terrified.

Nice Attack Truck Driver 'Beat His Wife. He Wasn't A Muslim, He Was A S**t'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

The man behind the Nice truck attack drank alcohol, beat his wife and has been described as “not a Muslim but a shit”. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, ...

This One Image Sums Up The Senseless Tragedy Of The Nice Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

This heartbreaking image sums up the senseless tragedy of the terror attack on Nice. The photograph, taken by Eric Gaillard from the news agency Reute...

Once Again People Are Opening Their Doors In The Face Of Terror

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Citizens of France are once again opening their doors in the wake of a terror attack to offer shelter from those caught up in the tragic events in Nic...

Relatives Searching For Loved Ones In Nice Attack Can Use These Social Media Channels

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

People who fear their relatives may have become caught up in the Nice terror attack are being urged to use specially-dedicated social media channels t...

Death Toll Rises To 84, Many Of Them Children, In Nice Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK

Summary: At least 84 people have been killed, including at least 10 children 202 people are injured, including 25 in intensive care Revelers were cele...

No More Mrs. Nice Girl

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

I was warned. When I was thirteen, a friend of my older brother's said, 'Maggy, don't be nice. Be amazing, be mean, be honest, be a monster but, whate...