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4 Things James Comey Will Say Today That Are Bad News For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

Assurances to an incoming President that he was not under federal investigation. A President’s unprecedented request for loyalty from an FBI directo...

Will Cyber-Attackers Hack The UK Election? I Don't Think So

Chris Pogue | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Pogue

The UK General Election is now only a week away, and it arrives against the backdrop of media hype and coverage surrounding possible attempts by hackers to influence national elections (see: US, French elections).

Nigel Farage Says Claims He Is 'Person Of Interest' In FBI Trump/Russia Probe Are 'Baloney'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK

Nigel Farage says it is “extremely doubtful” he could be a “person of interest” to the FBI’s investigation into Donald Trump and Russia beca...

Russia Has Successfully Tested A New Hypersonic Missile

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Tech

Russia has reportedly developed and tested a hypersonic missile that can travel at a staggering 4,600mph. What makes the missile particularly deadly i...

The Trump/Russia Scandal Exploded Overnight - Here's What You Missed

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK

As Donald Trump this morning landed in Saudi Arabia on his first trip abroad as President, back in Washington the already stormy cloud that has hung o...

7 Reasons Why A Special Counsel Is Really Bad News For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Don...

9 Things About Trump's 'Moronic' And Possibly Impeachable Scandal You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK

Another day, another scandal enveloping the White House - only this one is the biggest yet. Donald Trump stands accused of asking then-FBI Director, J...

Trump Admits He Shared Information With Russia, Claims 'Humanitarian Reasons'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

Donald Trump on Tuesday admitted he shared “airline and flight safety” information with Russia. The US President confirmed on Twitter that he “w...

Trump's Leak Of Classified Information Threatens The UK

Michael Day | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Politics
Michael Day

Trump either didn't have the wherewithal to know how dangerous the things he was revealing were, or he just didn't care. For us in Europe, it seems the Trump administration has been a case in vicarious schadenfreude aside the odd fear of war in Asia or the Middle East that in any case seems so distant that it doesn't affect us directly. But for all the amusement gained from Sean Spicer hiding from reporters in the bushes around the White House or the such like, the fact remains that Trump's negligence or duplicity might impact closer to home than we would have previously have thought in the most terrible of ways.

Why Jeremy Corbyn Would Be A Foreign Policy Disaster As PM

Usman Butt | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Politics
Usman Butt

While Corbyn seems pretty clear on foreign policy issues, he has not only been dangerously inconsistent, but also grossly out-of-touch with the ground realities in many places. Fundamentally, in Corbyn, you have the two worst traits converge in one leader- ignorance and weakness.

A Russian Photographer Sneakily Got One Over On Donald Trump Inside The White House

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK

A Russian photographer is reported to have misled the White House over photos taken between a meeting of President Trump and the Russian Foreign Minis...

7 Dubious Things About Donald Trump's Stunning Firing Of James Comey

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has fired James Comey, the head of the FBI who was leading the investigation into links between the president’s associates and Russian ...

New Claims Suggest Trump's Golf Courses Could Hold Hidden Financial Links To Russia

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK

Donald Trump’s golf courses were funded in part by Russian money despite the President repeatedly denying any financial links to the country, accord...

Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Is A Nutcase

John Wight | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
John Wight

With this in mind, surely a political priority for any future government must be to close these institutions down and reduce them to rubble. Indeed, nothing less than the survival of future generations depends on it.

Violence Shows Risks Of Being Gay In Chechnya

Professor Dan Healey | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK
Professor Dan Healey

The world is watching in horror this week as a campaign of persecution unfolds in the Chechen Republic, part of the Russian Federation. Over the last ...

Corbyn Hits Back At 'Smear' That Putin Wants Labour Victory

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at a Tory “smear” that Russian President Vladimir Putin would welcome a Labour general election victory. Labour sources...

Have We Become Appeasers?

Alex Fuller | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Politics
Alex Fuller

The world must be dealt with how it is, not how we might like it to be. We are a civilisation seeking peace but swimming in chaos.

Royal Navy Scrambled To Escort Two Russian Warships Through English Channel

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

A Royal Navy ship has escorted two Russian warships as they passed through the English Channel. HMS Sutherland monitored Steregushchiy-class corvettes...

Syria: A Duty On The UK To Lead

Hywel Williams | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Politics
Hywel Williams

Plaid Cymru MPs stand ready to discuss a proper peace plan in Westminster and would welcome any attempt by the UK Government to facilitate a diplomatic solution that involved all the major powers. The United Kingdom and the international community must step up. The responsibility lies on the UK Government to forge a diplomatic solution to this problem that ensures that a plan for peace prevails.

Why We Must Continue To Highlight The Chechen Internment Of Gay Men

Steve Wardlaw | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Steve Wardlaw

In a country where 20 per cent of the population thinks that gay people should be 'isolated from society' and 41 per cent think that the state should persecute people with 'untraditional sexual preferences' in order to 'exterminate the phenomenon', we have no option but to remain vigilant, and remain loud.

Russia Quits Eurovision Following Ukraine's Ban On Its Contestant

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Russia has pulled out of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, it has been confirmed. This year’s event will take place in Ukraine and last month,...

Bashar Assad Should Hope Vladimir Putin Stays In Power In 2018

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

It simply means that there is always a risk that the updated Russian administration might not be as accommodating to Assad as the current one, especially if the U.S. agrees to Moscow's conditions in Syria, which must be different than merely keeping Assad in power. Tillerson's visit to Moscow is probably aimed at finding out about these prospects personally from the Russian elites.

US-Russia Relations 'May Be At All Time Low,' Donald Trump Says After Syria Veto

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has said US-Russia relations might be at “an all time low”, after the two countries clashed over the future of Syria and Russia vetoe...

Theresa May Told To Intervene To Stop Chechen 'Concentration Camps' For Gay Men

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

Theresa May has been urged to intervene and condemn the shock emergence of “concentration camps” for gay men in Chechnya. British politicians from...

Boris 'Embarrassed' UK With Failed Plan To Impose Sanctions On Russia

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson “embarrasses” the United Kingdom with his failed attempt to persuade the G7 to impose fresh sanctions on Russia, John McDonnell has ...