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How Brexit Is Making Britain's Wounds From The Credit Crunch Worse

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK

Firefighter Mark Hunt has seen his pay stagnate, his National Insurance and pension contributions rise and the cost of nearly everything in his life r...

Less Than 8% Of Animal Abusers Are Sent To Prison, Latest RSPCA Figures Reveal

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK

Less than 8% of animal abusers convicted under the Animal Welfare Act receive a prison sentence, the RSPCA has revealed. Of the 744 defendants convict...

Ruth Davidson Criticises Theresa May's Immigration Target

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson has challenged Theresa May’s pledge to keep immigration below 100,000 and include international students in that number. The Scottish ...

Lawyer For Suicidal Girl X Reveals 'Sad Reality' That Top Judge Had To Solve Care Crisis

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK

The lawyer for a suicidal teen whose case prompted a judge to warn that there would be “blood on our hands” if authorities could not find her suit...

Supreme Court President Demands Clarity Over Role Of European Court After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Politics

The president of the Supreme Court has called on the Government to provide greater clarity over the role of the European Court of Justice after Brexit...

Brexit Bill Of £36bn 'Not Recognised' By Theresa May, Says Downing Street

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May does “not recognise” reports that the United Kingdom will pay the European Union £36bn as part of a so-called Brexit bill as it leave...

Cabinet Splits Damaging Brexit Negotiations, Warns UK's Former Chief Diplomat

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.08.2017 | UK Politics

Cabinet divisions have meant Brexit negotiations have not begun well for the United Kingdom, the former head of the diplomatic service has warned. Sir...

NHS Could 'Go Under' Without Staff Assurances Over Brexit, Nurses' Union Warns

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.08.2017 | UK

The NHS could “go under” unless European Union staff are given reassurances about their future after Brexit, the head of the Royal College of Nurs...

Why 'Project Fear's' Brexit Predictions Could Be Coming True After All

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

“Let’s just remember what a shock really means,” David Cameron told factory workers last March. “It means jobs being lost. It means mortgage r...

Suicidal Teen Whose Case Prompted To Judge To Warn Of 'Blood Of Our Hands' Now Has Care

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

A suicidal teen, whose lack of care prompted a High Court judge to condemn the shortage of treatment for mentally unwell children, now has a “safe a...

UK Must Listen To Views Of Irish PM On Brexit, Campaigners Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Politics

The government must sit up and take notice of the Irish prime minister’s wish for the UK to stay in the single market after Brexit, campaigners say....

6 Reasons Why You Might Have Stopped Breastfeeding, And That’s Okay

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Parents

The majority of mums in the UK plan to breastfeed their baby before they give birth; in fact UNICEF reports that there is 81% initial uptake by new mu...

17 From '17: Kemi Badenoch: 'Left-Wing Teachers Told Me Oxbridge Wouldn't Take People Like Me'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Politics

It was one of the most plum seats up for grabs in the 2017 election - Saffron Walden in Essex. Having been represented by Sir Alan Haselhurst for 40 y...

The Property Owners Behind The Cache Of Empty Homes Just Minutes From Grenfell

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

A council blunder has revealed that more than 1,600 properties stand empty in Kensington and Chelsea - the wealthy borough where scores of poor famili...

People Are Confused About Why The Daily Mail Is So Outraged Over Tighter Border Controls

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

The Daily Mail has sparked confusion and derision after expressing outrage about airport delays within the European Union - despite repeatedly critici...

This Company Is Seeking A Donald Trump Doppelgänger

HuffPost | BeckyBarnes | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Comedy

This could be the dream job for dead ringers of President Donald Trump. Bosses of a corporate hospitality company in England say they are struggling...

Deadly Drug, 50 Times More Potent Than Heroin, Linked To 60 Deaths In Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

Sixty drug deaths in Britain in eight months have been linked to a highly toxic opioid that has ravaged North America, police are warning. The Nationa...

Ben Fogle And Jeremy Corbyn Take Aim At Arsenal Owner Over New Hunting Channel

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

Wildlife presenter Ben Fogle has joined a host of prominent opponents to speak out against Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke’s TV channel dedicated to hunt...

Government's Air Quality Plan Makes Electric Car Revolution Inevitable, Experts Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics

The government’s plan to clean up the UK’s air means an electric car revolution is inevitable, according to experts. Environment secretary Michael...

Six UK Theme Park Rides Closed After Teen Killed In Crash At Ohio State Fair

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

A number of theme park rides across England have been closed following the death of a teenager at a fair in the US. An 18-year-old marine was killed...

How To Plan An Adventure Holiday For The Family

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lazing around on sun loungers holds zero appeal for kids. But climbing a mountain, mucking about on boats, screaming at the top of their voices as the...

William Hague Backs Philip Hammond Over Brexit Amid Cabinet Split

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond has been backed by former Tory leader Lord Hague amid ongoing Cabinet tensions about the approach to Brexit. The ex-foreign secretary s...

Still Get Awful Broadband Speeds? BT Has Some Good News

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Tech

BT has made an offer to the government to provide broadband to 99% of the UK by 2020. This would be in place of the government’s currently proposed ...

Undercover Video Exposes The Horrific Reason So Many US Chickens Are Chlorinated

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK

Shocking undercover footage captured at one of America’s largest chicken companies has exposed some of the horrific reasons many US chickens need to...

6 Things We're Likely To Lose Thanks To Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

Japan’s biggest bank has apparently chosen Amsterdam as the location of its EU headquarters, potentially costing hundreds of jobs in London, as the ...