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Labour Would Have Won General Election If UK Ditched 'Broken' Electoral System

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn would be Prime Minister if the UK had ditched first-past-the-post (FPTP) and introduced the same electoral system as Scotland. A study ...

Key Barcelona Suspect Confirmed To Be Among Those Killed By Police

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: The man suspected of driving the van has now been named as 22-year-old Moroccan national, Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is thought to be on the run...

Theresa May Hopes To 'Avoid Criticism' By Limiting Grenfell Inquiry, Says Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has written to Theresa May to demand a “clear, independent and thorough” public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire. The Labour le...

Brexit Bill Could Remove The Right To Sue The Government

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics

The Brexit Bill could bar people from suing the Government over things like air pollution and employment rights. According to reports, the new legis...

Panic As Grenfell Tower Survivors Locked Behind Fire Escape At Town Hall Meeting

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Panicked Grenfell Tower survivors hammered their fists on a fire escape door to get into a council chamber to share their story with power-holders. Th...

Jeremy Corbyn Tells Theresa May How To Avoid 'Disrespecting' Grenfell Victims

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn said the Government risks “disrespecting” Grenfell Tower victims if the inquiry fails to unearth “underlying causes” for the let...

Grenfell Tower Fire: Brexit Delayed Review Of Safety Regulation, Labour MP Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

Civil servants were too busy with Brexit to carry out a review into building safety regulation, it was claimed as the fallout from Grenfell Tower cont...

Sir Vince Cable: The Sex Scenes In My New Book Are 'Very Discreet'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Politics

Lib Dem Sir Vince Cable has revealed his new novel contains “very discreet” sex scenes. But the party’s new leader-in-waiting insisted his first...

The Sexual Offences Act Turns 50: These Videos Show How Law Change Transformed People's Lives

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics

Sex between two men was decriminalised 50 years ago and the remarkable milestone is being celebrated. As part of Pride 2017, Parliament has released ...

Islamophobic Attacks Should Be Classed As Terror-Related, Says Finsbury Park Mosque Chairman

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics

Islamophobic attacks should be classed as terror-related and not simply hate crimes, the chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque has said. UK authorities mu...

Labour Chair Ian Lavery: No MP Has 'Divine Right' To Reselection

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Politics

Labour is “too broad a church” and the current crop of MPs must “work very hard” to avoid deselection, the party’s new chairman has said. Ia...

No10 Rebukes Council For Shutting Down Grenfell Tower Meeting After Journalists Let In

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

UPDATE: Council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown Resigns Downing Street has rebuked Kensington and Chelsea council over an aborted meeting on Thursday abo...

Baby Boomers Hoarding Half Of Britain's Wealth While Young Are Worse Off, Says Think Tank

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

The baby boomer generation own more than half of Britain’s £11 trillion of wealth while younger generations are missing out, a new report finds. A ...

Image Of ‘Unwell’ Diane Abbott At Tube Can’t Save Tories From Woman’s Hour Hypocrisy Claims

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

Diane Abbott was criticised for pulling out of an appearance on the BBC’s Woman’s Hour programme on Tuesday as a photo emerged of her standing at ...

BBC News Theme Dancing Man Performs Incredible Backflip Fail Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Earlier this week a man named Kerville Cuffy gained viral fame after dancing in the street to the BBC News theme. Naturally, they invited him onto the...

Teen Killers Of Spalding Dinner Lady And Her Daughter Sentenced To Life

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK

Two 15-year-olds have been given life sentences for the murders of a mother and daughter who were stabbed through the throat and smothered as they sle...

Facebook Removes Iconic Picture Of Fleeing Napalm Girl Over Nudity

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Facebook backed down Friday afternoon and said it would allow the photo to appear on the social network Facebook has removed an iconic pictur...

George Of The Jungle: Sacked Chancellor Channels Rambo In Vietnam

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

George Osborne has reportedly been spotted in a Vietnam jungle enthusiastically firing a machine gun. Osborne was sacked from the Cabinet by Theresa M...

From Death's Door To Rio Gold, Chris Mears Is The Ultimate Olympic Success Story

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK

Chris Mears reflected on his near-death experience after winning Olympic gold with best friend Jack Laugher in Rio on Wednesday. The pair won Britain...

Jo Cox's Life A 'Demonstration Against Despair,' Says Jeremy Corbyn In Emotional Commons Tribute

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Politics

Jo Cox's very life was a "demonstration against despair", Jeremy Corbyn has said. MPs filled the Commons chamber on Monday afternoon to celebrate the ...

England Vs Wales: Kick Off Time, Odds, Prediction And TV Channel

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK

England Vs Wales, UEFA Euro 2016 When is England playing Wales? Kick Off 2pm, Thursday Where can I watch, listen? Broadcast on BBC One and BBC Radio 5...

Britain First Went Camping And People Are Absolutely Ripping Them For It

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Britain First would like you to know there is much more to the group than just failing abysmally in elections and getting chased out of cities. They a...

'How Can Boris Johnson Live With Himself Over Turkey EU Lies?' Asks Yvette Cooper In Passionate Attack

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Politics

Labour’s Yvette Cooper today questioned how Boris Johnson and Michael Gove can “live with themselves” for the “lies” they are telling about ...

French Man Who Planned Attack On Euro 2016 Arrested

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

Ukraine's intelligence agency has arrested a French man who it says planned an attack at the Euro 2016 football tournament in France. It comes after F...

Harrowing 911 Call Reveals Frantic Mother's Pleas As Gorilla 'Drags' Her Son

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK

A 911 call made by the mother of a boy who tumbled into a zoo gorilla exhibit has been released. Michelle Gregg can be heard pleading for help while ...