#Obama

Deconstructing Debate: The Divisive Sub-Text of British Political Language

Schona Jolly | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Politics
Schona Jolly

Livingstone may have been the ugly icing on the cake this week, but it was a cake made and enjoyed by many others in political life. Decades of progress in race relations and equality are being damaged by casual and misplaced agendas. It's been a miserable week in British politics. I keep thinking, I keep wishing, surely we can do better than this?

Brussels: Jihadist War on the West Closer to Reality

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 26.03.2016 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

Daesh was responsible for Paris. Daesh was responsible for San Bernardino. And now Daesh is responsible for Brussels. Who or what will be next? Because there probably will be other attacks.

Obama Cuts A Rug In Argentina

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Politics

President Obama danced the tango with a sultry Argentine woman during a state dinner on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. Although he initially declining sev...

Syria: History's Verdict

Robin Lustig | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK
Robin Lustig

I have been granted a sneak preview of a history book due to be published in 2061. In view of the latest headlines about a 'partial cessation of hostilities' agreement in Syria, I thought you might be interested to see it, so here's an extract:

Obama on Climate: Yes He Bloody Well Did!

Barry Gardiner | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

Obama came into the White House to the mantra of "Yes we can" and this weekend as he announced his final budget we can happily conclude that as far as climate change is concerned: "Yes he bloody well did!"

Obama's Parenting Advice

Natasha Mahtani | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Parents
Natasha Mahtani

While I'm grateful for technology and the ability to stay in touch with friends who live on the other side of the world, I also believe phones are killing conversation. More importantly, I believe our children mirror us and if they constantly see us head down in our phones, it won't be long before they're doing exactly the same thing.

America is Saved

Mark Robins | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Robins

I admit - I love America. I love the country, the people, the diversity, the food, the craziness. I know it has its faults but in general I love it. Except for one major thing. Guns. The country is a mess over this. If it wasn't so tragic it would be laughable. The whole thing has become a farce and I want to add my bit of nonsense to the subject.

America Needs to Start Talking About Mental Health

Danny Bowman | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Politics
Danny Bowman

This US election it is time for mental health and mental health care in America to come out of the darkness, with approximately 42.5million or 18.1% of American adults suffering from mental illness. There are many issues that are linked to mental health in America, from gun crime to healthcare from the prison system to the police force in the United States.

Barack Obama Singing Drake's 'Hotline Bling' Is The Best Thing You'll See This Week

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Comedy

It's safe to say Drake's 'Hotline Bling' was one of the most viral music videos of the year - mostly because of the strange dancing. Now the video ...

Nine Reasons to Fall in Love With Wales

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

On a visit to Wales last year, Barack Obama was blown away - praising the country for its "extraordinary beauty, wonderful people and great hospitality". It's easy to see why he was so impressed: with medieval castles, rugged cliffs and grassy plains, Wales offers myriad opportunities for escaping into history and nature.

Is South Korea Ready to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The recent slug fest between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress on granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or fast track aut...

Putin Colludes With ISIS to Shore Up Assad and All Obama Can Do Is to Prevaricate

Nehad Ismail | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Russian jets and warships have been bombarding targets across Syria for nearly 2 weeks in a campaign which Moscow says is aimed at the Islamic State f...

Barack Obama Has Released A Donald Trump Diss Track

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Comedy

This President Obama impersonator goes after Donald Trump in a hilariously, perfect diss track titled, "Back to Back." Actor and impressionist, Iman ...

Barack Obama's British Cousin Is Suing The Met Police Over 'Harassment From Farting Policemen'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

The UK-based cousin of American president Barack Obama is suing her former employers at London's Met Police for £400,000 - claiming a pair of farting...

The Coming Syrian Regional War? A Full Briefing

Paul Reynolds | Posted 11.09.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Reynolds

The current question before the political leaders of the USA's allies such as the UK is 'how can we address the refugee problem at source, and how far should our escalating military efforts against ISIS and the Syrian regime go ?'.

No-one Can Do It Alone: Open Collaboration to Power the Next Generation of African Ventures

Beatrice Pembroke | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK Tech
Beatrice Pembroke

President Obama's trip to Kenya this week kicked off at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, where he joined leading figures from across the continent ...

Warm Words Won't Beat Climate Change - But a New Global Finance Deal Still Could

David Nussbaum | Posted 24.07.2016 | UK
David Nussbaum

Visiting Kenya last weekend, Barack Obama stirred hearts and minds with his words on the country's potential to become a development success story. Gracing a summit on African entrepreneurship, the President rightly celebrates the efforts of the inspirational men and women working to bring prosperity to the country and the wider continent.

What If Gun Laws Aren't the Solution?

Eirik Bergesen | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Politics
Eirik Bergesen

As Norway marks four years after the Utøya massacre, the country might have a few lessons to teach. Especially to the US.

President Obama Issues Executive Order: 'Jon Stewart Cannot Leave The Daily Show'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Comedy

We've reached another emotional moment in the journey to Jon Stewart's retirement - his last ever interview with President Barack Obama. The Comman...

The Nuclear Deal Is Good for Iran and Bad for US Allies

Nehad Ismail | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics
Nehad Ismail

The media reported that a landmark Iran nuclear agreement has been finally reached on Tuesday July 14th after two weeks of intensive political bargain...

The Taller Than Mountain, Deeper Than Ocean Friendship - Notes on a China-Pakistan Love-in

Catriona Luke | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Catriona Luke

On a world globe if you trace your finger due south from Gwadar, the port on Makran coast in Pakistan's far west, it ends up, uninterupted by land, i...

Iran: the New Chapter

Robin Lustig | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK
Robin Lustig

It's a deal. Or, to be strictly accurate, it's a framework deal, which means that Iran and the six major powers with whom it's been negotiating over its nuclear research programme still have a few i's to dot and t's to cross. Even so, it's definitely worth celebrating. Not so long ago, there was a distinct possibility that Israel, with or without tacit US approval, might launch air strikes against Iran, with incalculable consequences for the region.

Obama Reading Mean Tweets About Himself Is As Incredible As It Sounds

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel is fairly well known for getting celebrities to read mean tweets about themselves, and it's always hilarious. Now he's managed to turbo-c...

The Secret Service Are Being Investigated For Something Embarrassing. Again.

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK

A pair of President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents are being investigated for allegedly crashing a vehicle into a White House barricade after at...

The United States of America Questions the Credibility of the European Union

Andrew Duff | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Politics
Andrew Duff

The prospect of Brexit has not yet sunk in. If Cameron is still prime minister after the British election on 7 May and then calls a referendum on leaving the EU watch out for truly scandalised Americans.