South Carolina

Police Officer Who Threw Pupil Across Room Is 'Still A Good Guy', Say Students

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at a South Carolina school walked out of their classes in protest at the firing of a police officer who threw a pupil across a room. About...

Officer Who Threw Pupil Across Classroom Is Fired... But Schoolgirl Is Blamed For 'Starting' It

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The American police officer who violently threw a schoolgirl onto the floor and tossed her across the classroom has been fired, it was announced on We...

School Police Officer Filmed 'Brutally' Throwing Girl Out Of Classroom

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Disturbing footage has emerged showing a police officer violently removing a schoolgirl from a classroom in front of her horrified fellow students. ...

Flooding Leaves Thousands Without Fresh Water

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

South Carolina has been blighted by a week of heavy rain, leading to historic flooding across the state. Despite showers relenting on Monday, the gove...

Musician Trolls KKK Rally Marchers With Farty Tuba Strains

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

As supporters of the Confederate flag made their way to a Ku Klux Klan rally in South Carolina this weekend, one man decided to make his opposition to...

Image Of Black Officer Helping Heat Stricken White Supremacist At KKK Rally Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

An image of a black law official helping a white supremacist suffering from heat exhaustion at a KKK rally has gone viral. Leroy Smith, who is the...

Ku Klux Klan And Black Activists Lock Horns In South Carolina

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

Ever wondered what it would look like of a rabble of white supremacists confronted black activists in a Southern US state still reeling from the racia...

This Speech Forced South Carolina To Pull Down The Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- The Confederate flag, which has been part of the landscape of the South Carolina statehouse for more than half a decade, is to come down f...

South Carolina's Confederate Flag Comes Down... Then Goes Back Up

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK

The Confederate flag was removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday… then put back up by officials. Female activist Bree Ne...

Only 150 Years After The Civil War, It's Coming Down...

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Following the mass killing in Charleston, South Carolina, last week, the state’s governor finally called for the confederate flag to be ...

This Is The Man Suspected Of Shooting 9 People Dead In A Church 'Hate Crime'

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Officers investigating the shooting of nine people in a Charleston church have released images and named the suspect they are hunting. Police are t...

'Hate Crime' Church Shooting Leaves Nine Dead In Charleston As Police Hunt Suspect

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Nine people have been shot to death at a historically black church in Charleston, in the US state of South Carolina, in which police are treating as a...

New Dashcam Video Reveals Walter Scott's Final Moments

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK

A police dashcam video reveals the final moments before Walter Scott was shot dead by policeman Michael Slager in the US state of South Carolina, in a...

Walter Scott Policeman Fired After Fatal Shooting Video

AP | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK

A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed an unarmed black man in self-defence has been fired, the city's mayor announced Wednesday,...

This Video Shows The Moment Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Man In Back

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Walter Scott Policeman Fired After Fatal Shooting Video A white US police officer has been charged with murder after a video was published ...

The Fight for Women's Rights in America's South

Nick Purves | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Purves

This year's American presidential election was supposed to have been about the economy, a referendum on how whether president Obama had done enough to revive America's economic fortunes after the crash of 2008. Then Missouri congressman Todd Akin chose to give his views on the issue of abortion.

Who Will Be Running for the Republicans in 2016?

Nick Purves | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Purves

Following on from looking at who will be running for the Democrats in four years time, these are some of the likely Republican contenders in the event of a Romney loss.

Stephen Colbert Polling Higher Than Republican Candidate Huntsman

Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Jon Huntsman might be the trendy pick to surge in the New Hampshire primary, but a Public Policy Polling survey released on Tuesday shows it will be a...