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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 ...

David Davis Trolls The EU By Telling Them The Clock Is Ticking Over Brexit Talks

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis is urging Brussels to “move swiftly” on Brexit talks ahead of the Government unveiling a raft of papers on the UK’s negotiating goal...

Barcelona Terror Attack Could Lead To Extra UK Vehicle Rental Checks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.08.2017 | UK

British drivers could face extra checks when renting cars and vans to ensure they are not extremists who are hiring vehicles to carry out terror attac...

Brexit Briefing: The Customs Are Always Right

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.08.2017 | UK Politics

You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon. If you like what you rea...

William Hague Urges 'Liberal Approach' To Immigration After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics

William Hague has warned Theresa May she needs to adopt a “liberal approach” to immigration after Brexit. The former Conservative Party leader and...

Seven Reasons The UK's New Customs System Might Not Be Ready For Brexit

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics

Not enough money, too few staff and a lack of capacity – that’s the damning assessment of the Government’s system to process customs post-Brexit...

Labour MP Says Her Constituents Are Crying Themselves To Sleep Over Brexit Uncertainty

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour MP says some of her constituents are so worried about Brexit they are “literally crying themselves to sleep”. Chi Onwurah claims the gove...

EU Migrants Can Enter UK Without Border Checks After Brexit, Government Confirms

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

EU migrants and black market goods will be able to cross into the UK without any checks after Brexit, the Government admitted today. The Brexit Depart...

How To Prepare Children For A Terrorist Attack

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Parents

Recent terrorist attacks have horrified us all. The current threat level for terrorism in the UK is severe, which means an attack is judged ‘highly ...

'Unhelpful, Unrealistic And No Detail': David Davis's Irish Border Plans Savaged

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis is unwilling to tackle the “very real” impact Brexit will have on the Irish border, a leading business group has warned in a scathing ...

There A Disturbing New Crime Taking Place On The Tube And It's Going Unreported

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK

The true extent of the number of people falling victim to a disturbing trend of ‘cyber-flashing’ in public places in the UK could be going unrepor...

UK Artists Launch 'Positive' Music Festival Following Rise In Acid Attacks And Grenfell Fire

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Entertainment

In the wake of a rise in acid attacks and a string of tragic events that have hit the UK, including the Grenfell Fire and the London Bridge attacks, i...

More Than Half Of Young Voters Are Worried About Brexit, New Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Politics

More than half of young voters are worried about the impact of Brexit, according to new research. Quarterly data from the QT consumer tracking survey,...

David Davis's Customs Union Plan Is 'Fantasy', Says European Parliament's Brexit Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UK plans to enter into a customs partnership with the EU after 2019 have been dismissed as “fantasy” by the European Parliament’s Brexit coordin...

David Davis Says Temporary Customs Union With EU Could Last For Two Years

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has said he wants a temporary customs arrangement with the EU to last for two years after Brexit as he insisted the negotiation with Bruss...

Government Backs Away From Hard Brexit As It Seeks 'Customs Partnership' With The EU

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UPDATE: David Davis’s Customs Union Plan Is ‘Fantasy’, Says European Parliament’s Brexit Spokesman The UK’s customs rules could still be imp...

Millennials Aren't All London Luvvies, Let's Broaden The Discussion

Sophie Bauer | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bauer

My interest in the piece quickly dwindled, however, and subsequently deflated like a punctured '30 today' balloon as I read the words 'avo on toast'. All of the women interviewed as source material were lean, mean, white, middle-class, London-dwelling machines. Not a single non-yuppie or 'regional' voice to be heard.

Liam Fox And Philip Hammond Spell Out Brexit Vision In Joint Article

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.08.2017 | UK Politics

Liam Fox and Philip Hammond have presented a united front to declare the UK will not stay in the EU by a “back door” after Brexit. The Internation...

Theresa May Has 'No Idea' How Much Time And Money Is Being Thrown At Brexit

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 12.08.2017 | UK Politics

The Government has “no idea” how many civil servants and how much cash are being exclusively devoted to Brexit. Fifteen of the UK Government’s 2...

Donald Trump's Vision Of A Post-Brexit Trade Deal Could Be Very Bad For Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2017 | UK

“Brexit has caused a lot of uncertainty, a lot of confusion,” Emanuel Adam, director of trade and policy at British American Business, says. Last ...

The Have-It-All Person’s Guide To Mastering Work/ Life Balance

Claudia Canavan | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life,” so said Dolly Parton. Waking up feeling like you haven’t slept, constantly j...

10 Times Theresa May's Brexit Rhetoric Collided With Reality

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

A disastrous General Election, MPs plotting your demise and the clock ticking on getting a deal with the EU. Theresa May’s famous Lancaster House sp...

Huge Scale Of Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking In UK Laid Bare In 'Deeply Troubling' Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Modern slavery and human trafficking are affecting “every large town and city in the country”, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said, revealing...

An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time, a pioneering therapy could offer a viable alternative to daily doses of insulin for people living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. ...

SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

The SNP-led Scottish Government will not give the Brexit Bill its blessing, despite high-level talks today, branding it a “Westminster power grab”...