Labour Contemplates Bringing Back The EMA

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Labour would bring back the Educational Maintenance Allowance for England's poorest pupils if voted into power, the party's shadow education secretary...

Would You Pay More Than £120,000 For This Tiny Garden?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

A 440 sq ft garden plot on London's Fulham Road was snapped up for over £120,000 last week. The plot, measuring 0.1 of an acre, was sold for an ef...

Is This Man Wreaking Football? Platini Wants To Expand World Cup To 40 Teams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Sport

Uefa president Michel Platini has risked the wrath of football purists again after he called for the World Cup to be expanded from 32 to 40 teams. ...

BBC Uses Porn Actor Mark Sloan For Madeleine McCann Crimewatch Reconstruction

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

The BBC has raised eyebrows after casting a porn actor in a Crimewatch reconstruction of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. Mark Sloan, who ha...

School Makes Students Sign 'Anti-Twerking' Contract Before Their Prom

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A US school has made its students sign a contract promising they will not twerk, grind, or dance sexually at their prom - and if they break it, they'l...

Jo Brand's Prince Harry Joke Branded 'Outrageous'

Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

The BBC has defended a joke about Prince Harry that has seen a comedian accused of an "outrageous" slur. Jo Brand made the quip on Have I Got News ...

'Stop It'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

Danny Alexander has sent a tough message to energy firms over their tax avoidance, telling them: 'Stop it.' The Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Trea...

Tories Take On The BBC

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

The Tory chairman has threatened the BBC with a cut in its licence fee if it doesn't become more transparent. Grant Shapps said the corporation had...

Did You Remember?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK

It's that day when people either forget the clocks go back, remind everyone else about the clocks going back, make jokes about the clocks going back, ...

Free School Subject To 'Financial Irregularities Running To Tens Of Thousands Of Pounds

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

One of the government's much-vaunted free schools, which was visited and praised by David Cameron in March 2012, has been accused of "financial irregu...

Sarah Palin Responds To Piers Morgan With A Picture Of A Freshly Killed Bear (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

Sarah Palin, erstwhile vice presidential nominee and subsequent darling of the Tea Party, has responded to a request to appear on Piers Morgan's CCN s...

Top LibDem Urges Clampdown On Foreigners Buying London Homes

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Politics

Simon Hughes has called for a clampdown on wealthy foreign investors buying up London homes in order to stop property becoming "a mere commodity for t...

Tory MP Urges BBC To Play National Anthem Every Night

Posted 25.10.2013 | UK

A Conservative MP has launched a campaign for the BBC to play the national anthem every day. Andrew Rosindell said God Save the Queen should play e...

How Do We Respond to the Niqab Ban Supporters?

Alison Walsh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alison Walsh

I'm not saying that I know the answers to the questions of multiculturalism, and whether the niqab has a place in modern British society... But I also think that we need to have a proper, open discussion about the state of our society and its values, and to outline exactly what the effect of this kind of legislation would be.

Women Without Children Feel Judged For 'Leaving It Too Late'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

More than 60% of women aged 35 to 45 who do not have children but want them feel judged for "leaving it too late", a poll has found. The survey of ...

Staggering Number Of People Support UK Niqab Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

More than half the British public think that Muslim women SHOULD NOT be allowed to wear the niqab in public. A ComRes opinion poll for Channel 4 found...

Live Here, Work In London

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Living in London is expensive. Really, really expensive. House asking prices rose £50,000 in one month recently, an astronomical price hike. So...

Posties Demand Vince Resigns For Royal Mail 'Conspiracy'

The Huffington Post | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has been urged to resign by the Communication Workers' Union (CWU) after it emerged that the Royal Mail had been valued at £9.95bn ahead ...

Yes, Nationalise Grangemouth Refinery But Why Stop There?

Alan Wyllie | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Politics
Alan Wyllie

Like bankers before them, energy marketeers acted recklessly with a national asset. Providing a service became secondary to making a profit and this is simply not acceptable. We cannot allow energy companies to cajole and blackmail our nation and that is why we need to renationalise.

Student To Lose His Virginity During Live Gay Sex 'Art' Show

SWNS | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student has sparked outrage over plans to lose his virginity in front of a crowd - in the name of ART. Clayton Pettet, 19, is set to have gay sex...

Is This Skoda Ad 'Simply Sexist'?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Skoda, the Czech car giant, has sparked accusations of sexism over an advert showing a man considering whether to "keep" his fiancée, "give her back ...

Obama In The Hundehütte

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

Angela Merkel has demanded answers from Barack Obama on whether the United States was bugging her mobile phone for years. On Thursday morning the G...

Russell Brand V Jeremy Paxman

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK

First the cookie monster, then a dog with a degree, now Paxman versus Brand on beards, revolution and a hatred of the Tory Party. When did Newsnight, ...

Who Is Standing Trial Over Phone Hacking?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

What an unusual three months we have ahead as seven former News of the World employees, including two former editors, both associates of the current B...

WARNING: Read The Sun's Page 3 At Work And You Face A Sexual Harassment Case

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK

Reading The Sun's Page 3 at work can be classed as sexual harassment, a leading lawyer has warned. The claim was made as it was revealed six in 10 ...