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Are Left And Right Wing Political Labels Rapidly Becoming Redundant?

Phil Jones | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics
Phil Jones

We really are in a 'through the looking glass' phase of national and international politics with a dangerous growth of 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend' dogma. Self styled moderates behaving like the right. Vexed liberals coming over all authoritarian. Reactionary western nationalists having a love-in with long time foe Russia.

Donald Trump Says Russia Leaks Are 'Absolutely Real' But News Is 'Fake'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has unleashed an extraordinary attack on the news media as he claimed leaks about his sacked national security adviser Michael Flynn were...

Here's What Donald Trump's Latest Tweets On The Russia Scandal Mean

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has come out fighting against accusations members of his team had contact with Russian intelligence officials during the election campaig...

Trump's Week Goes From Bad To Worse As Two Scandals Engulf His Administration

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

Despite still being less than a month old, Donald Trump’s administration has found itself embroiled in two growing scandals, one being investigated ...

Theresa May Is The Bridge Between Donald And Xi Jinping In Post-Brexit Future

Alexander Temerko | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Alexander Temerko

The Trump presidency offers a chance for Britain to reposition itself as a truly global power, with real political and economic ambitions, and boasting interests around the world again. It is an opportunity we must be ready to grasp.

Theresa May Invokes Thatcher-Reagan Era To Woo Trump

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has stepped up her Donald Trump charm offensive with a call for the US and Britain to join forces to avoid “the eclipse of the West” b...

If Only Cinderella Had Worn Dr Martens

Jethro Shirley-Smith | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Parents
Jethro Shirley-Smith

hat am I really supposed to say to my daughter, honestly? Yes, darling, you can grow up to be a strong, independent lady with ambition, with hope and drive, just make sure you wear what others want you to wear, do what others tell you to do, accept the names they call you and don't complain about.

Patriachy Is Political

Shaista Aziz | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics
Shaista Aziz

For generations women's rights campaigners have been working to create a world where there is greater gender equity and parity. But across the world...

In A Post-Truth Society, Does It Matter That The Trump Dossier Is Unverified?

Emma Rosen | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics
Emma Rosen

Buzzfeed's decision flies in the face of journalistic ethics, standards and tradition and is against everything that many in the industry stand for. This explains the mass denouncement of the editorial choice over the unsubstantiated publication by virtually every major news organisation. In practically any other circumstances they would be right to do so.

Ex-Ambassador To Russia Says British Spy Would Not Have 'Made Up' Donald Trump Dossier

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK

A former British ambassador to Russia has said that Christopher Steele, the former British spy at the centre of an explosive dossier about US presiden...

The Waugh Zone January 13, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday, January 13… 1) NORTHERN JEZ-ERENDUM Back in the 1990s before Blair, Labour used to worry about its...

British Spy Behind Donald Trump Dossier Named As Christopher Steele

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

The former British spy at the heart of the sensational story about Russia holding compromising details of Donald Trump’s private life is now in hidi...

Donald Trump Suggests Intelligence Agencies Behind Release Of Controversial Report

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has suggested that intelligence agencies may be responsible for the release of a report alleging Russia holds compromising information ab...

Corbyn: UK Should 'Ratchet Down' Tensions With Russia

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has called for the UK to “ratchet down” military tensions with Russia after a fresh war of words erupted between London and Moscow. ...

11 Things You Need To Know About The Donald Trump 'Golden Shower' Allegations

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK

Any notions that 2017 was going to be slightly less surreal than its predecessor were swiftly batted to one side on Wednesday morning as #WaterSportsG...

The Waugh Zone January 11, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, January 11… 1) 360 DEGREES OF SEPARATION It’s the first PMQs of 2017 today and it ought not t...

The Donald Trump And Russia Allegations Have Gone Viral. Bigly

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

So ... The US broadcaster CNN on Tuesday afternoon published a sensational story claiming Russia holds compromising personal and financial information...

Nigel Farage Finds Britain's New EU Ambassador Too Similar To The Last One

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Sir Tim Barrow has been appointed Britain’s EU ambassador after the shock resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers. Rogers stood down on Tuesday just weeks be...

Why Aleppo's Evacuation Was No Such Thing

Alicia Kearns | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK
Alicia Kearns

Aleppo is not an evacuation of communities from danger to a place of refuge. It is the forced displacement of civilians from their homes. The point-blank shooting of civilians dragged from their homes by Regime soldiers and militias as reported by the UN. This is no evacuation, this is ethnic cleansing... The world has watched on as ethnic cleansing took place in Syria. We should be ashamed. The people of Aleppo continue to suffer, but does the world continue to care?

Ten Simple Political Predictions For 2017

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Politics
Nicholas Mazzei

Boris Johnson won't last another six months as Foreign Secretary. There will be too many conflicts between himself and Theresa May and something will have to give. Mrs May isn't going anywhere, so it'll be Boris. Where he'll go though is anyone's guess...

Vladimir Putin Intrigues Everyone With His Prediction Of Donald Trump's Victory

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

Vladimir Putin on Friday said that his country correctly predicted Donald Trump would win the US presidency during a blockbuster press conference in w...

Never Again: A Prayer, A Promise, A Vow

Toby Cadman | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK
Toby Cadman

We can and we should provide both if the decades-long international system of protection of civilians and regulation of warfare is to have any meaning. It is urgent to ensure the safe passage of civilians in Eastern Aleppo according to International Law; and it is imperative to investigate the responsibility for the crimes that have already been committed.

Game, Set And Match: How The West Let Assad Win The Civil War In Syria

Sam Goodman | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics
Sam Goodman

The military victory for Assad is now pretty much assured. The election of Trump will turn the US position on Assad from ambivalence to open support, ensuring a political victory as well. The sad reality is the new warmth in US/Russian relations will be consummated with Assad's victory against his own people.

Donald Trump Rejects Daily Intelligence Briefing Because He's 'Smart'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 17.12.2016 | UK

President-elect Donald Trump has rejected a daily intelligence briefing, saying he is “smart” enough not to be told “the same words every single...

This Meteorite Is So Bright, It Turned Night Into Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Tech

If you have ever looked up into the night sky hoping to catch a glimpse of a shooting star but not had much luck, may we suggest a holiday to Siberia?...