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Brexit Briefing: Have EU Stopped Laughing Yet?

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.06.2017 | 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...

Brexit Prompts More Brits Than Ever To Turn German

Dyfed Loesche | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics
Dyfed Loesche

What do you do if a slight majority of your compatriots at home decide to throw your future into uncertainty and make you and your family feel less secure living abroad? You'd probably take matters into your own hands by double-voting Brexit and adopting a foreign EU nationality in time.

UK Can Stay In The EU If It Wants, Says German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Politics

The door is “open” to the United Kingdom staying inside the European Union, Germany’s finance minister has said. Wolfgang Schäuble said on Tues...

Free Things To Do In London And The UK This July

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Parents

Going out with the kids doesn’t have to cost a fortune. For local events happening near you, keep an eye on local forums and noticeboard and the lis...

Trump's UK Visit 'On Hold' After He Told May He Fears Street Protests

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

White House sources have denied claims that Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK has been put ‘on hold’ amid fears of mass street protests. The ...

Labour Won't Try To Keep The UK In The Single Market, Confirms Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn says he wants a "jobs first" #Brexit and "tariff-free access" to the EU markethttps://t.co/YtRxj7c5C9 #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/rP8vPxmHUh...

John McDonnell Says Labour Wants To Form A Minority Government

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour wants to form a minority government and will challenge the SNP, the Lib Dems and Green Party to support it, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell ha...

Pound Suffers Shock Falls After Hung Parliament Creates Chaos For The Markets

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

UPDATE: The FTSE 100 has risen 66 points to 7,516 following the shock general election result, but the pound has lost further ground against both the ...

Nick Clegg Loses His Sheffield Hallam Seat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has lost his Sheffield Hallam seat to his Labour challenger Jared O’Mara by 2,125 votes. The former Lib Dem leader and deputy prime minis...

Renewable Energy Provides More Than Half The UK's Electricity For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time ever, renewable energy sources have provided more than half the UK’s electricity needs. The National Grid officially confirmed th...

Why I Formed A Library Where Humans Replaced Books

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Born in Denmark to a Danish mother and a Moroccan Jewish father, Ronni Abergel discovered early on the power of prejudice to shape people’s lives. ...

10 Important Forgotten Issues During This General Election Campaign

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

It was supposed to be the Brexit election, but in reality the niceties of quitting the European Union were barely discussed during the seven-week camp...

How Do The Disenfranchised Feel About Being Denied The Vote In The General Election?

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

Millions of voters will head to the polls on Thursday to cast their vote in the General Election. For those fortunate enough to have their say on whi...

The Proof Theresa May Is Wrong To Blame Human Rights For Not Catching Terrorists

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

Theresa May is wrong to say human rights law stands in the way of the fight against terror, experts have told HuffPost UK. Under pressure after the Lo...

Everything You Need To Know About Election Day, Answered.

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

With just hours to go until the polls close, the UK is deciding which political party should be in power. Millions of people applied to vote in the r...

The UK General Election Explained For Americans (And Brits Who Don't Like Politics)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

On Thursday people across the UK will form an orderly queue (that’s a line) at their local polling booth, vote, make a cup of tea and then complain ...

We Stand Together But Who Stands For Us?

Roger Harding | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics
Roger Harding

Thursday's result could give the impression that the country has made a clear decision about its future, but our work suggests otherwise. If Theresa May does win significantly, her challenge will be to represent the majority of the country who do not see themselves in her government. If Labour lose, the party's leadership team will need to account for why they have increasingly become an irrelevance to the working class Corbyn isn't of, but is so keen to represent.

How To Get More White Working Class Boys Into University

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics

When she became Prime Minister in July 2016, Theresa May stood on the steps of No.10 Downing Street and set out her own personal mission for changing ...

10 UK Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Music fans, it’s officially time: Festival season is upon us. And while there are many aspects of the summer we can’t help you with - y’know, l...

Security Cooperation With The EU Still At Risk In Brexit Talks, Confirms Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is refusing to take security cooperation with the EU off the table in the Brexit negotiations, despite the recent terrorist attacks to hit...

Tory Cuts Force School To Slash Lessons By 30 Minutes A Day

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

A high performing academy in one of Britain’s poorest neighbourhoods is being forced to reduce the length of its school day due to Tory cuts, HuffPo...

Knowledge And Education Should Be Unbounded And It's The World's Citizens' Responsibility To Ensure This

Sherina Rathor | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Sherina Rathor

I often wonder whether the trials and tribulations of the world go hand-in-hand with a lack of wholesome knowledge and education; that negative sentiments and inhumane choices are the consequences of poor literacy and teaching.

Let's Talk About 'Terrorism'

Priya Jasmin Begum | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK
Priya Jasmin Begum

People have created a "them and us" narrative. The media has painted a picture in everybody's heads of desert people thirsty for the blood of 'infidels'. This is despite the fact that the vast majority of ISIS', and other related groups, victims are Muslim which is conveniently forgotten by many.

Why Electric Cars Will Soon Be The Most Popular Vehicle

Phillip Othen | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Tech

For what seems like a long time now, electric vehicles (EVs) have been on the cusp of going mainstream – in fact it was three decades ago that major...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 6, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. NEIGHBOURHOOD BOTCH The police erected 3ft concrete barriers on Westminster, Waterloo and Lambeth bridges yesterday to prevent what Scotland Yard...