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Why Is Peter Oborne so Shocked by 'The Telegraph'?

Paul Blanchard | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK
Paul Blanchard

Peter Oborne quits the Telegraph. He accuses them of bad things. He says they pander to advertisers, drop stories and run populist headlines. Everyone who cares says 'wow!' and the Telegraph gets a kicking on Twitter. That's the upshot of the story. But even if the Telegraph did do all these things, why was Oborne so surprised and shocked?

Look Who Is Defending Jack Straw After That Cash For Access Sting...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has issued a fierce defence of Jack Straw, his former foreign secretary, after he was caught in a cash for access sting. An undercover ...

‘Disgusting' New Low At The Telegraph Has Journalists 'Horrified'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK

Cementing perhaps the worst week in the newspaper’s history, The Daily Telegraph published an article on Friday in which it used the reported deaths...

The Criminalisation of Islam in The British Media

Dilly Hussain | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

The coordinated propaganda against Islam in the media is occurring for a reason, and that reason is to fan Islamophobia in order to create an atmosphere of hate, distrust, suspicion and fear of Muslims.

Should the Private Tutoring Industry be Regulated?

Alex Dyer | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

It is fast becoming one of the most popular jobs in the UK - and if the recent figures are true, the industry is now one of the most popular career choices out there...

Power to the Poppy

Laura Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Politics
Laura Blumenthal

A picture is worth a thousand words and the blood red poppy speaks most powerfully of all. Although multiple pins and poppies are lost throughout the remembrance time please do continue to buy poppies as every donation goes towards a truly worthy cause, to those it is difficult to articulate your immense appreciation.

The UK Is Running Out Of Phone Numbers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Five cities in the UK will now have to type full phone numbers, including the area code, in order to help stay off a shortage of telephone numbers. ...

'How Can A Civilised Country Call This Proportional?' The Newspaper That Wrote This Might Shock You

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Could this be the conflict that finally turns the UK press against Israel? Some of Britain's most hawkish and traditionally pro-Israel newspapers ...

Money for Nothing, and Your Tweets for Free

Sean Craddock | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Craddock

Saturday saw London as the first place in the UK to be the target of Californian millionaire Jason Buzi and his envelopes of 'Hidden Cash'. This Twitter-led treasure hunt went from a couple of tweets being shared from his account @hiddencash, to a full-blown media frenzy with the man himself appearing on Sky News with secret clues as to the money's whereabouts.

Poorna Bell

Tube Crush: Is Perving Over Pictures Of Men On The Tube Objectifying Them? | Poorna Bell | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tube Crush - the site where people post pictures of 'cute' men on the London Underground - has been around for a while, but has come under scrutiny fo...

Politicisation of Alleged 'Islamist Plot' to Take Over British Schools Is Dangerous

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Muhammad Abdul Bari

No community should be above criticism, but continuation of this relentless witch hunt that has increased significantly after the Lee Rigby murder last year, has the potential of reversing the good progress made by Muslims in public sphere. T

How to Be a Modern Gentlewoman: Be the Best That You Can Be and Don't Be a Dick

Bisha K Ali | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Bisha K Ali

The Telegraph posted a response to Country Life's magazine's guide for the modern gentleman. Their advice is so ridiculous, regardless of whether it's in jest or not, that I thought I'd put together my own guide for the Modern GentleWoman based on their suggestions.

London Clinic Warns Abortions Can Make Women More Likely To Sexually Abuse Children

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

An 'independent' clinic in London has been wrongly warning women that having an abortion can make them more likely to sexually abuse a child they may ...

Football Fans Fooled By Fake Tweets From 16-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

You might recognise the man above as Samuel Rhodes. The twitter football pundit who predicted that Chelsea would sack their manager Roberto Di Matteo ...

Niche Websites, Blogs and Magazines Should Come Together to Create Journalism That Can Make a Difference

Jon Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Vale

The medley of today's media is unprecedented. While Britain's biggest publishers find themselves in similarly unparalleled levels of turmoil - shrinking revenue, the threat of state regulation, and a growing tendency to aim their guns at each other - the range of outlets beneath them is fragmenting like light through a prism.

Jessica Elgot

'A Hysterical Attempt To Exploit Newspaper Rivalry To Shut Down Debate' | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Two issues dominated Wednesday's news agenda - state regulation of the press, and the "dangerous" Guardian reporting of far-reaching surveillance, whi...

We Stood With Wendy Davis - Now Stand With Ann Furedi

Lucy Uprichard | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Uprichard

Ann Furedi, the head of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas), recently came under media fire for her piece in Spiked about the "danger of clamping down on sex-selective abortions".

The Third Metric: Grace Belgravia's answer

Grace Belgravia | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Grace Belgravia

Is the Third Metric universe really achievable or simply a utopian redefinition which British corporates may be reluctant to accept?

Christian Group Banned From Gay Marriage Debate Win Fight To Hold Events

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

A deal has been reached in a bitter fight between a Christian lobby group and the Law Society, after the legal organisation cancelled a planned confer...

Archbishop, Take a Page From the Book of Bono

Richard Taylor | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Taylor

I have absolutely no interest whatsoever in listening to the head of the Church of England pontificate about banking - I find it totally bizarre! It's like listening to George Osborne's view on wild trout fishing or Abu Qatada's view on last week's episode of Made in Chelsea (For the record, he thought it was 'totes amazing' but also kind of wishes a plague on both their houses).

Revealed: Study Finds the National Media Anti-Renewable

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK
Anders Lorenzen

A recent YouGov poll, showed overwhelming public support for renewable energy sources like wind and solar. Despite this in a report released last week...

Jessica Elgot

Guardian Print Edition Closing? | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

The Guardian has rubbished claims that it is stopping the presses permanently in order to concentrate soley on their online operation. A post on th...

Buddhists To Cosy Up To Nessie?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Scottish Buddhists are to build a World Peace Centre on the banks of Loch Ness, buoyed by the successful visit of the Dalai Llama earlier this year. ...

Dear X Factor, THIS is Real Music: Gentleman Starkey Reviewed by Kinks legend Dave Davies

Kat Jackman | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

From pop princesses to sleazy rock n' roll, we've got 'em all on our new album, 'Emerging Icons In The Park'. Showcasing twenty-two tracks from real ...

Tesco 'Illegally Employed' Foreign Students

The Telegraph | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Tesco is facing huge fines after it was found to be illegally employing employing foreign students, according to The Daily Telegraph. The legal bre...