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The Commonwealth Is Our Future

Paul Nuttall | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Politics
Paul Nuttall

Our doors will swing wide open to Romania and Bulgaria next January leading to the almost certain prospect of yet more unskilled jobs being filled by non-UK workers while the brightest minds from Canada, India, Malaysia and the like must jump through the hoops to prove their worth.

Freezing Weather Causes Channel Tunnel Gridlock

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

Unseasonable freezing weather and snowy conditions have continued to cause disruption, with a huge backlog of freight traffic waiting to use the Chann...

Lake Girl, Aged Two, Fighting For Life

PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A two-year-old girl is fighting for life after she was found in a lake at a holiday park. The girl, who has not been named, was taken to hospital o...

Where's Ant? Dec Goes Solo At Awards Bash

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Declan Donnelly relished a rare solo appearance today after his TV partner Anthony McPartlin fell sick. The Britain's Got Talent and I'm A Celebrit...

Cameron: We Will Always Defend The Falklands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Britain will "always be there" to defend the Falkland Islands, David Cameron has said, after 99.7% of the 1,513 residents voted to remain under Britis...

Drivers Trapped In Cars As Snow Hits South

PA | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in their vehicles in freezing conditions after snow bought traffic to a standstill. Motorists were stuck for hour...

Falkland Islanders Vote To Stay British

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

The people of the Falkland Islands have voted overwhelmingly to remain a British overseas territory, with 99.8% declaring themselves in favour during ...

Taiwanese Anti-Nuclear Protesters Must Understand Trade-Offs

Miles McKenna | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK
Miles McKenna

Nuclear power is certainly risky. At worst, deadly. These are legitimate fears in Taiwan, an island laying on an active fault zone where earthquakes are common and tsunamis a possibility.

Beth Tweddle Wins Dancing On Ice

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle was crowned Dancing on Ice champion tonight after an "electric" performance of the Bolero - made famous by Jayne Torvill ...

Coming Up Smelling of Jasmine

Charlotte Eagar | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK
Charlotte Eagar

Last night I did something both of the moment and strangely nostalgic. My young cousin Victor organized the Jasmine Ball, in aid of Unicef's Syrian Children's Appeal.

Driver Dies After Fall From Dartford Crossing Bridge

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

A motorist died after attempts to talk him down from a major road bridge ended in failure on Sunday. The drama happened on the Queen Elizabeth II b...

Police Seek Two Over Murder Of Songwriter

PA | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK

Police have identified two men they say should hand themselves into the nearest police station immediately as it is "vitally important" they are spoke...

Why Publishing and Advertising Work in Tandem

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

If your company concentrates on demographics, it is only reasonable to focus on the area where your potential customers are located. Facebook, Linked-in, Twitter et al are all teeming with groups of people in a particular location.

Supporting Survivors of Genocide and Other Mass Atrocities: EU Responsibilities

Noam Schimmel | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics
Noam Schimmel

As the 19th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide approaches in April, this report by the Task Force on the EU Prevention of Mass Atrocities has been issued at a critical time. Survivors of the Rwandan genocide who were failed enormously by the EU are demanding and deserve redress as an urgent matter of justice which has gone unaddressed for far too long.

Mobile Payments and Mobile Advertising Have a Promising Future Together

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

According to On Device Research, 70% of mobile users consider mobile ads on smartphones to be a "personal invitation," not an intrusion. Helping to change opinions in favor of mobile adsare the efforts of mobile ad networks like Airpush, which have been praised for highly effective innovations in mobile ad formats and ad targeting capabilities.

Spain Vs England - An Erasmus Experience

Giulia Zecchini | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Giulia Zecchini

The first time I moved from home was a more delicate transition, going from Milan where I studied at a British school to the UK, it felt right and I knew what to expect. However, moving to Madrid was a whole different story.

Kenyan Elections 2013: the Battle for Peaceful Polls

Michelle Lavipour | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK
Michelle Lavipour

On 4 March the first Kenyan general election will take place since the disputed 2007 elections which resulted in the violent death of over 1,300 people and the internal displacement of up to 750,000 people.

Dancing on Ice Vote Cancelled

PA | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The viewers' vote on Dancing On Ice was cancelled as contestant Gareth Thomas was too ill to perform and had to withdraw. The former rugby player h...

Queen Spends Night In Hospital

PA | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK

The Queen continued her recovery in hospital today after she was admitted with symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace said. She was reporte...

Retired Police Inspector Found Shot Dead At Home With His Partner

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A man found shot dead alongside his female partner was a retired police inspector of 30 years' service, a detective has said. The pair were found d...

British Real Wages Drop By 3.2%

PA | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

Britain has suffered one of the biggest drops in real wages in the European Union over the last two years, according to figures released by the Labour...

Man Arrested After Fatal House Fire

PA | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal house fire, police said on Saturday evening. Hertfordshire Police said a m...

Jodie Prenger Reaches Let's Dance Final

PA | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Actress and singer Jodie Prenger strutted her way into the final of Let's Dance for Comic Relief tonight with a flamboyant performance to Cameo's '80s...

Guns or Roses: When Comes Real Shift In Global Arms Trade?

Ilco van der Linde | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Politics
Ilco van der Linde

If weapons would actually bring safety for people in general the USA, the country with the most weapons per capita, would be the safest country of the world.

Is This the Future - High Street to iStreet?

Jon Worley | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Tech
Jon Worley

High streets need to make available the tools consumers desire to interact in-store. This will allow the consumer to not only browse in-store, it will also encourage them to complete their purchase and take their shopping away with them.