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UK Weather Warnings Issued As Hurricane Ophelia Set To Bring Heavy Rain And 80mph Winds

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK

Hurricane Ophelia is approaching the UK as forecasters warn of heavy rain and gusts of up to 80mph - while some areas will enjoy a balmy 25C (77F). Th...

'Thanks For The War...Now Pay Up' Jean-Claude Juncker Tells The UK

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.10.2017 | UK Politics

‘Thanks for the war, now you have to pay’ is the message to the UK from the EU Commission President. Speaking a day after the Brexit talks were de...

Government Reveals Reason EU Nationals Were Wrongly Sent Deportation Threat Letters

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Politics

Government ministers have revealed the reason scores of EU nationals were wrongly sent letters threatening them with deportation. The Home Office apol...

The Waugh Zone Friday October 13, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. ALL OVER BY CHRISTMAS? The impasse between the UK and the EU over Brexit was confirmed yesterday as Michael Barnier warned of the “disturbing...

Tory MP Laughed At On Question Time After Dimbleby Makes Scathing Brexit Zinger

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK

Theresa Villiers was on the receiving end of a David Dimbleby comeback on Question Time after she launched into a passionate defence of Brexit. The fo...

Brexit Briefing: Gone To Deadlock

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.10.2017 | 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 re...

Forget the Spanish Heatwave, Parts Of The UK Will Be Battered By Hurricane Ophelia

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK

Gusts of up to 70mph and wet weather could batter Britain’s shores as Hurricane Ophelia crosses the Atlantic Ocean in the coming days, despite other...

Brexit Talks 'Deadlocked,' Warns Chief EU Negotiator

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit talks between the United Kingdom and European Union are in “deadlock” over how much money Britain will pay as it exits the bloc. Michel Bar...

Stamp Duty Could Be Cut For Green Homes - Climate Minister

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Stamp duty could be slashed on sales of energy-efficient homes in a bid to persuade more people to go green, the Government’s climate change ministe...

Hammond Planning A 'Safety-First' Budget With No Giveaways

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond is planning to deliver a “safety-first” budget with no giveaways for younger voters, HuffPost UK has learned. The Chancellor is set...

Nigel Farage Should Be A Role Model For Remain Voters, Says Nick Clegg

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has said Nigel Farage should be the “role model” for committed Remain voters who want to see the UK rejoin the EU. The former deputy pr...

Corbyn Will Vote Against A 'No Deal' Brexit, Labour Says.

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has dramatically raised the stakes over Brexit by warning that Jeremy Corbyn and his MPs will vote down any attempt by the Government to quit t...

Grenfell Survivors Offered 'Route To Permanent Settlement' In The UK

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Grenfell Tower fire survivors whose immigration status was uncertain are to be given the chance to become permanent residents of Britain, the Governme...

Immigrant Grenfell Survivors Could Be Allowed To Stay In The UK Permanently

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK

Grenfell Tower survivors with an uncertain immigration status could become permanent UK residents, the Government announced on Wednesday. This latest ...

Campaigner Given Right To Launch High Court Challenge Over Gender-Neutral Passports

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK

A campaigner has been given the go-ahead to bring a High Court challenge against the Government over gender-neutral passports. Christie Elan-Cane, who...

Temperatures To Reach 24C This Weekend Thanks To Scorching Spanish Weather

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK

It may have felt as if autumn is well and truly underway, but some parts of the UK are set to experience temperatures up to 24C (75F) this weekend. T...

Trump To Visit UK In 2018 - But 'Won't Get Royal Red Carpet'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics

Donald Trump is set to visit the UK in early 2018 - but for a ‘stripped-down’ trip that won’t involve getting the full ‘red-carpet’ treatmen...

Half Of The Missing Matter In The Universe Has Been Found

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Tech

Despite having a pretty good understanding of the universe there are still vast chunks of it that are just missing. For example, our current models of...

Damian Green Says UK Would Still Be Better Off Inside The EU

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Asked by @maitlis if he still thought it would have been better had the country voted Remain @DamianGreen replies: "It would have been" pic.twitter.co...

BoJo And May Urge Trump Not To Endanger World With Iran Nuclear Deal Stance

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK

The Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary have both separately urged the US not to tear up the international nuclear deal with Iran which “undoubtedl...

Theresa May Refuses To Guarantee Rights Of EU Citizens If There Is No Brexit Deal

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has refused to guarantee the right of EU citizens to remain in the UK if she fails to secure a Brexit deal with Brussels. Speaking on LBC ...

Brexit Talks Set For Two More Months Of Stalemate, EU Chief Reveals

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit talks could stall for a further two months the EU revealed today, undermining Theresa May’s claim she had moved the negotiations forward. Eur...

If Brexit Can Be Stopped, Why Won't The PM Consider It?

Thom Brooks | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics
Thom Brooks

The current impasse should make Remain and Leave supporters alike very nervous. Neither side argued for a result that would leave Britain worse off. Evidence is growing that the public doesn't approve of Brexit talks are going with increasing support for changing course. So if Brexit can be stopped, why won't the PM consider it?

85% Of People In England Feel A Strong Sense Of 'Britishness' -Regardless Of Race

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK

The majority of people living in England feel strongly British regardless of their ethnicity, a major audit into race inequality has revealed. A webs...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday October 10, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. END GAME Theresa May hosts another Cabinet today and after a week of talk of plots, reshuffles and Brexit backsliding, there will be more than ...