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Islamic State Is As Big A Threat To Britain As The IRA Was In The 70s, Warns Terror Watchdog

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK

Militants from the so-called Islamic State group pose a threat to Britain as great as the IRA’s during its bombing campaign in the 1970s, the new te...

Why Did Older People In Britain Vote 'Leave'?

Quora | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Politics

They never wanted to be part of the EU in the first place, and the lies they were being sold confirmed their own bias and made it easy to rationalise their position.

You Could Pay £13,000 A Year To Graduate Early Under New Government Plans

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Students could graduate from university in just two years under government plans to introduce “fast-track” degrees. The changes would see univers...

Brexit Briefing: Rotting Food And A Rude Frenchman

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to you...

This Is Why We Name Storms In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Storms in the UK have only been given names in recent years - but there’s actually a very good reason this is now done. The Met Office, in partnersh...

The Case For A Strong Selfless Parliamentary System

J.N. Paquet | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

The creation of a selfless parliamentary system is a real revolution in itself. It is a new way of doing politics, but it is also and mainly a way to restore the people's trust in politics, and send the populist and nationalist preachers of our time back to the one place they belong: the History books.

Ministers Accused Of 'Hiding' Details Of £1m Compensation Deal With Jamal al-Harith

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers have been accused of “hiding” and unnecessarily refusing to answer questions about whether or not and when a former British Guantanamo B...

EU Citizens In UK Offered Fresh Brexit Hope By House Of Lords

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Politics

EU citizens living in the UK have been given fresh hope of guaranteed rights under Brexit after a new cross-party move in Parliament to protect them. ...

5 Lessons For Britain From Amnesty's Worrying Human Rights Report

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

The “toxic rhetoric” and divisive policies being adopted by politicians are reminiscent of the 1930s, Amnesty International has warned in its annu...

Emmanuel Macron Signals Raid On UK Talent After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

The French Presidential hopeful seen as the great liberal hope in Europe has attempted to woo UK talent to attract them across the Channel after Brexi...

Patients Living In the EU May Not Be Eligible For NHS Healthcare After Brexit, MPs Told

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics

Expats who return to the UK from the EU after Brexit may not be eligible for free healthcare on the NHS, MPs were told on Tuesday. Jean McHale, a prof...

LGBT+ And Migrant Groups Hold Pride Rally To Fight Deportations And Raids

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Hundreds of migrants and members of the LGBT+ community joined forces last weekend and marched in south-east London to protest against deportations an...

Students Cheating Using ‘Essay Mills’ Could Be Criminalised Under Government Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The government has called on universities to crackdown on online “essay mills” that are threatening the “high quality reputation” of UK degree...

Tory Peer Branded A 'Slut' And A 'Whore' For Opposing Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics

A Conservative peer has revealed how she was branded a “slut”, a “whore”, a “harlot” and “scum” for warning Brexit would be bad for Br...

Farewell Glorious Caribbean Vortex, Hello Rain And Snow

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Having basked in the warmest day of the year so far, we’re in for a rough ride of it weather-wise for the rest of the week. Rain, gales and snow are...

University Challenge Legend Eric Monkman Reveals What It's Like To Be A Social Media Icon

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

In the space of 30 minutes Eric Monkman went from academically gifted nobody to cult hero, and arguably even University Challenge’s greatest fan fav...

Tory MPs Defend Trump Over Sexism And Racism During UK State Visit Debate

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has found unlikely support from some British Conservative MPs, who defended the US President against charges of sexism and racism. MPs to...

These Are The Occupations That Would Be Most Hard-Hit If We Lost Our Migrants

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

Britain’s economy would lose £328 million in just one day if migrants stopped working, new figures have revealed as part of a campaign to demonstra...

Home Office Set To Review Asylum Claims From Children In The Calais 'Jungle' Camp

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics

Child refugees who have been turned away from the UK could have their cases reviewed, as the Home Office comes under pressure over the early closure o...

Finding An Illegal Stream Of A Football Match Or Film Will Soon Be Near Impossible

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Tech

The days of simply Googling for an illegal stream of a football match or film will soon become near impossible as Google and Bing have announced a maj...

Parliament To Debate Trump's Visit Following Petition Signed By Millions

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK

The state visit by Donald Trump will be debated in Parliament as protests take place across the UK against the US president. MPs will consider Theresa...

Brexit Means UK Firms Are 'Sitting Ducks' As Kraft Heinz Withdraws Bid For Unilever

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK

US food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a £115 billion bid for a mega-merger with Unilever, the firms have said. In a joint statement on Sunday, the ...

If You Live In This Part Of The UK, You're Four Times Less Likely To Go To University

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers in some parts of the UK are almost four times less likely than their peers to apply to university, new figures have revealed. Press Assoc...

Tiny Plastic 'Nurdles' Discovered On 73% Of Beaches In Nationwide Search

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK

A search of hundreds of beaches across the UK has found almost three-quarters of them are littered with tiny plastic pellets. The lentil-sized pellets...

Tony Blair Vows To Fight May's 'Brexit At Any Cost"

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has waded back into British politics by urging the public to “rise up” and change their mind on Brexit if Theresa May tries to quit the...