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Brexit Briefing: The UK Curries No Favour With Its Immigration Policy

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 24.03.2017 | 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 your...

It’s Going To Be A Sunny Spring Weekend With A Chance Of Record Breaking Highs

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK

After a sketchy few days in the world of weather, it’s a relief to learn the UK should be enjoying a clear, sunny spring day on Saturday. What’s m...

Commons People Special: An Exclusive Documentary On The Westminster Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics

In this special edition of Commons People, Huff Post UK brings you the inside story of what happened in Parliament during an extraordinary day when te...

Dinosaurs May Have Originated In The UK, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Tech

Dinosaurs may have originated in an area that is now the UK, according to a groundbreaking study that could upend our understanding of their evolution...

Theresa May's London Attack Speech In Full: 'Evil Will Not Drive Us Apart'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has said the people of London will not allow the “voices of hate and evil to drive us apart” in the wake of the terrorist attack in We...

Laptop Ban On UK Flights To Be In Place By Saturday

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK

The UK’s cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets must be implemented by Saturday, the Department for Transport said. The move was ordered by Prime ...

Cadbury Slaps Down 'Racist Morons' Over 'Halal' And 'Non-Christian' Easter Eggs

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK

Cadbury has been forced to slap down furious complaints from misinformed customers that its Easter eggs are Halal-certified. The global chocolate firm...

How Our Food Choices Impact The Environment

Phillip Othen | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Tech

No meat. No dairy. No problem. For years, the UN has voiced their suggestion of everyone giving up meat and dairy for good. All in the name of saving ...

Scientists Have Finally Solved The Mystery Of How Sperm Swim

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Tech

The odds are stacked against sperm. Most of the 150 million cells released when a man and woman have sex fail to even make it through the vagina. Thos...

Are You A Global Citizen?

Nicholas Mazzei | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics
Nicholas Mazzei

British, European and American politicians will have to manage groups who see the world in very different ways, protect their jobs and enable them to live their lives in a rapidly changing, digital economy where success means less barriers to travel and trade. Trump and Brexit won their elections on the back of declarations to protect those who see their future within a less open state, that they can recreate the world before globalisation and that international free trade has damaged their lives. It's a gamble which is unlikely pay off.

This Is How The Pound Reacted To Confirmation Of The Article 50 Date

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

The pound on Monday fell against the US dollar after confirmation of the date Brexit negotiations will begin. Sterling declined by 0.23 percent to a d...

Article 50 Trigger Date March 29, Downing Street Confirms

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May will officially trigger the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on March 29, it was confirmed today. The Prime Minister will send a ...

Sunday Show Round-Up: "The SNP Are Not Scotland"

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK Politics

The Andrew Marr Show Scottish independence dominated the Sunday shows today, and you can read a full write-up of that here. Scottish Conservative lead...

Angela Eagle Accuses Nicola Sturgeon Of 'Opportunism' Over Scottish Independence

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

Angela Eagle believes that all of the countries in the UK must work together over the next two years #bbcqt pic.twitter.com/jbMovo0xgQ— BBC Questio...

This Awkward Message Launched Theresa May's Brexit 'Plan For Britain'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

The UK is set to start the process of leaving the EU by the end of the month, and the Government wants to be seen to be doing everything to reassure t...

Child Poverty Figures Show Death Of 'Compassionate Conservatism'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Child poverty figures that show 30% are classified as poor are an “obituary notice for compassionate conservatism”, Theresa May has been told. Off...

Brexit Briefing: No Deal? No Idea? No Problem!

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.03.2017 | 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...

Second Scottish Independence Referendum Ruled Out By Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has ruled out allowing Nicola Sturgeon to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence in 2018-19. The prime minister said today “n...

Brexit Bill Receives Royal Assent Allowing Theresa May To Trigger Article 50

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has today been granted the authority to trigger Article 50 and begin the formal Brexit process after the necessary legislation received Ro...

House Of Lords Launches Fresh Challenge To May Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

The House of Lords is gearing up for a fresh Brexit challenge to Theresa May over EU citizens’ rights and a vote on a final divorce deal with Brusse...

CCTV Shows Brit Backpacker Danielle McLaughlin Being Followed Before Murder

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Chilling CCTV footage has captured the final known movements of a British backpacker found brutally murdered in India. The video shows 28-year-old Dan...

A Tiny Scottish Village Is Showing Solidarity With EU Nationals Amid Brexit Uncertainty

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

A tiny Scottish village is showing solidarity with EU nationals, who face an uncertain future thanks to Brexit. Jim Fraser, a 59-year-old market resea...

British Girls Are Missing School Because They Can't Afford Tampons

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Girls in the UK are missing school because they can’t afford tampons and sanitary towels, a charity has claimed. Freedom4Girls, which provides sani...

Liam Fox Admits To 'Ongoing Argument' In Cabinet Over Including Students In Immigration Figures

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics

Downing Street has slapped down Liam Fox after he admitted there is an “ongoing argument” within government over whether students should be includ...

David Davis Reveals Government Has Not Studied Economic Impact Of Leaving EU With No Trade Deal

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit secretary David Davis has revealed the government has not made an assessment of the economic impact on the UK of leaving the EU without a trade...