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Recovery in the Polls: Predicting the London Mayor Election Result

Kenneth Bunker | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Politics
Kenneth Bunker

Are the pollsters in the clear? Not yet. After the huge defeat in the Westminster elections they will have to prove that they will get better. The London Mayoral election shows a positive advance in a short period of time. However, they will only face the real test in the next UK parliamentary elections. Until then, pollsters have time to improve their methods.

The Dangers of Legalising Marijuana

Thomas Smith | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Smith

The answer to both questions is 'no', and the onus is now on the government to carefully review the implications of marijuana before deciding on its legalization- for it could well prove a decision damaging and myopic.

Netmums Debate: Is It Wrong To Have Sex With Kids In The Room?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Parents

An anonymous mum has sparked a debate after telling her friend that she and her husband have sex while their eight and 10-year-old children are asleep...

Our Voting System Isn't Just Unfair - it's Tearing Our Country Apart

Owen Winter | Posted 06.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Owen Winter

Our voting system, First Past the Post, creates division and disunity; leaves people unrepresented and politicians unaccountable; and fosters a type of governance which is manipulative, alienating, and spiteful.

One In Five Meat-Eaters Think Vegetarianism Is 'A Phase'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One in five meat-eaters think vegetarianism is "just a phase", a new survey has revealed. The study set out to reveal what meat-eating Britons thin...

Who Should Present This Year's 'X Factor'?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack both officially quit ‘X Factor’ on Monday morning, and speculation over who might replace them has already begun. ...

Britain Reaches Deal With EU Leaders, Paving Way For Referendum

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron is to call a special meeting of his cabinet on Saturday after striking a deal with fellow EU leaders in Brussels, which will pave the wa...

Celebrity Hotelier Stares Down The Catholic Church

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Politics

Donald Trump has stared down the pope. On Friday the Vatican back peddled on the pontiff’s remarks that the Republican presidential frontrunner was ...

Pope Wades Into US Election: 'Trump Is Not A Christian'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Politics

Having taken on Mexicans, the Republican Party, women, Islam, Jeb Bush, Fox News and Scottish wind farms, Republican presidential candidate Donald Tru...

This Guy Says He's 'Mixed-Race'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Politics

“We’re all mixed-race people.” So said a former president on the 2016 campaign trail in Memphis on Monday. Bill Clinton, possibly the whites...

'Top Gear' Could Be About To Leave BBC Two

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Top Gear’ could be about to move from its traditional home on BBC Two, as it could make the leap to BBC One if the new series proves a success. ...

Full 'Top Gear' Line-Up Officially Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Chris Evans has finally confirmed who will join him and Matt LeBlanc on the rebooted version of ‘Top Gear’. READ MORE: Why Has Matt LeBlanc ...

BBC Documentary Sparks Online Debate About Assisted Suicide

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK

A BBC film documenting the months leading up to the death of a man who took his own life in an assisted suicide in Switzerland was lauded across socia...

When Did Valentine's Day Become a Family Day?

Simon Ragoonanan | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Parents
Simon Ragoonanan

As far as I'm concerned, every day should be a love day when it comes to how you relate to your child, who should never doubt that you love them. But that is not the same love I have for her mother, and I want our daughter to understand there's a difference.

Zayn's Debut Solo Single Is Here! (And It's VERY Steamy)

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Zayn Malik has finally unveiled his first ever solo offering, ‘Pillow Talk’, and all we can say is… it was WELL worth the wait. READ MORE: Z...

Penalty For Saying Gays Are Like Peadophiles? Absolutely Nothing...

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Sport

The British Board of Boxing control ruled on the side of free expression on Wednesday, issuing no punishment for the controversial comments made last ...

Is It Really Too Much to Ask Parents to Wear Suitable Clothes to School?

Frederika Roberts | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Parents
Frederika Roberts

Call me old-fashioned, but I think the discipline to get up, get washed and get dressed in the morning is an important one. Everyone is entitled to pyjama days - at home! - but why would you want to embarrass yourself and your child by turning up at school in your nightwear?

Ofsted Chief Takes Stand Against Muslim Face Veils In Schools

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Schools that allow pupils to wear face veils could be ruled "inadequate," according to the head of Ofsted. The chief inspector of schools in England, ...

Is There An 'Ideal' Number Of Sexual Partners?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether we think we've had too few or too many, the number of sexual partners is a topic most people shy away from. Now, researchers have revealed...

90% Of Universities Are Curbing Freedom Of Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Nine in 10 universities in the UK censor or regulate free speech, with more than half of campuses deemed a "hostile environment" for free speech, it h...

Explained: Why Pollsters Got May's Election Result So Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Politics

A prominent university lecturer has explained the dreadful predictions made in the run up to the general election last year. Ahead of May’s vote...

6 Inspired Bowie Petitions We Can Really Get Behind

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

David Bowie fans around the world are still reeling from the music icon’s shock death at the weekend, but some have already started thinking about h...

Dermot O'Leary Has A Controversial Plan To Save 'The X Factor'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Dermot O’Leary has told Simon Cowell to take ‘The X Factor’ off air for a year in a bid to fix the ratings slump. READ MORE: Could Mel B R...

Some Facts About That 'Exams Being Rescheduled Around Ramadan' Story

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Britain's biggest exam council has belatedly tried to downplay fears that hundreds of thousands of teenagers will face major timetable disruption to a...

Corbyn's Private School Reforms 'Based On Ignorance And Built On Prejudice'

The Huffington Post UK | Catherine Wyatt | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The Labour Party's plans to push through proposals requiring private schools to open their facilities to state school students have been slammed by in...