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Coachella Fashion: The Best Street Style Ever (And Not A Flower Crown In Sight)

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Style

Festival season has long been associated with peace signs, flower crowns and swinging beads. But as Coachella 2017 approaches, we’re remembering so...

"Q:And babies? A: And Babies." Trump Finally Realises Assad Is A Very Bad Man

Jay McCarthy | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK
Jay McCarthy

I will never forget the first time I saw the infamous Vietnam War protest poster, titled "Q: And babies? A: And Babies." As a young girl, I stared tra...

The March Of Renewable Energy Is Unstoppable Even By President Trump

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK
Adnan Al-Daini

President Trump's energy policy is doomed to failure as it comes into collision with economic reality. The advance of renewable energy sources is now unstoppable. So here is my prediction: the keystone pipeline will not get built and new coal mines will not be opened in the US or anywhere else in the world.

To James Baldwin: On The Occasion Of Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

David McAlmont | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

You've long been my hero because your words found me and you seemed to know of me before I knew of myself. Your words still find me. I am ever open to them. I too, once upon a time, felt a cold, concrete church floor at my back, as I looked up at a congregation of tall saints.

American Words That Stun Brits

Toni Hargis | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK
Toni Hargis

In my years of writing about British and American language and customs, "Don't say fanny" is probably my first instruction to Americans visiting the UK. "Fanny" isn't the only American word that can render a Brit gob smacked though.

How would education suffer without aid from the USA?

Aaron Benavot | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Politics
Aaron Benavot

Last week, White House officials said that President Trump would increase military spending by $54 billion, taking funds from domestic programs and fo...

Navigating The Minefield Of US Travel Bans

Frank Brehany | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK
Frank Brehany

The news that President Trump is about to sign yet another Executive Order, which will apparently reinstate the Muslim Travel Ban into the United Stat...

How Should We Report Politics In A 'Post-Truth' Age?

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

The media has been criticised for its reporting of the US presidential election campaign and the EU referendum. Several media outlets were accused of biased coverage and excessive focus on personalities rather than policies. Journalists working on these two campaigns have had to determine how to report on politicians' false claims.

The Evidential Argument Against The Death Penalty

Iris Maxfield | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Iris Maxfield

While President Trump continues to describe fact checkers as fake news it is vital to uphold our relationship with the truth, keeping communication avenues open between different sides of an argument as opposed to ignoring those we perceive as enemies and working to understand solutions together.

Trump, Tennyson, And Power In 2017

Alex Murtough | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Politics
Alex Murtough

Head to Charing Cross Road, work your way through the buzz of people and languages, and then take a right just before you tail towards Trafalgar Squar...

March Into Tech - The Battle For Equality Will Be Fought In Code

Lucy Ward | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech
Lucy Ward

The last couple of weeks in global politics proves that the average woman still has to fight for her right to be heard. Hundreds and thousands of wome...

The Adventure Seekers Guide To The Palm Beaches

Black Tomato | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

With beautiful year-round climates and incredible landscapes, The Palm Beaches lends itself to outdoor adventure. Add to this an array of fascinating underwater marine life, impressive waves, stunning cycle paths and scenic hiking routes, and you'll understand exactly why this US hot-spot is fast becoming a highlight for adventure-aficionados.

Why Trump Won't Tear Us Apart (In Britain, At Least)

Steve Ballinger | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics
Steve Ballinger

Stopping Trump will be difficult - he is, after all, the elected President of the United States - and it is largely the job of his opponents on the other side of the Atlantic. Making clear what we think of his policies, and their impact on people in the UK and all over the world, is more achievable. Most importantly, we should be more ambitious in defining that 'we'.

I Was Wrong - America Needs To Protest And Stand Up To Trump And His Muslim Ban

James Barber | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Politics
James Barber

How can Donald Trump call himself the 'Leader of the Free World' when he is stripping 134 million Muslims of their freedom to come into the so called 'Centrepiece of the Free World'. I'm sorry to break it to you, but America is no longer free.

If I See One More Post About Trump On Social Media - I Think I'll Explode

Lisa Ives | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Tech
Lisa Ives

I'm mostly writing this because social media has been ruined for me, and many others like me. If I didn't need it for work I would flounce off in a huff (for at least a week) and refuse to look at my timelines ever again.

Far From Preventing Terrorism, Trump's Iranian Passport Ban Is Creating Dissidence In An Already Loyal Community

Roxy Lackschewitz-Martin | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics
Roxy Lackschewitz-Martin

Last Friday, Donald Trump signed his fourteenth executive order as President, an order purporting to protect American citizens from incoming terror by banning immigrants from high-risk countries from entering the United States.

Why These Seven Muslim Majority Countries? A Marathon Runner's Guide To Middle Eastern Politics, Part 2

Michael Barron | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK
Michael Barron

The New York Marathon was the first marathon I ran in the USA. That was in 1998. I have two strong memories from that event, aside from the pain of ...

Just How Worried Are LGBT Americans About Their Rights Under Trump? Very.

Ian Johnson | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK
Ian Johnson

In a whirlwind of actions since assuming the Presidency, Donald Trump has implemented a number of controversial decisions, which his supporters applau...

President Trump's Banning Order Is An Affront To Civilised Values

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

President Trump banning people from certain countries entering the US has robbed millions of people of their individuality. They are no longer separat...

We Would Stand With You Theresa May, If Only You Wanted Us To

Brittany Dawson | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics
Brittany Dawson

Theresa May must not lie down and allow Trump to trample human rights. After all, in the president's eyes, May must prove herself even more than her male counterparts. So now is the time for her voice to be heard loudly and more supported than ever - we would stand right behind her if only she would stand in front of us.

Letting Trump Visit Leaves Nowhere To Hide

Stephen Mayne | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Politics
Stephen Mayne

He can't let his defeat in the popular vote sit, picking at the wound endlessly. Let him come, and show he's welcome but his views aren't. There'll be no hiding place when everywhere he looks he finds anger, disgust, and dislike. After all, there's nothing a bully hates more than to be made small while everyone watches on.

In A Post-Truth Society, Does It Matter That The Trump Dossier Is Unverified?

Emma Rosen | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Politics
Emma Rosen

Buzzfeed's decision flies in the face of journalistic ethics, standards and tradition and is against everything that many in the industry stand for. This explains the mass denouncement of the editorial choice over the unsubstantiated publication by virtually every major news organisation. In practically any other circumstances they would be right to do so.

Making Enemies, President Trump And The Zeitgeist

Benjamin David | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK Politics
Benjamin David

Donald Trump has been inaugurated as president of the US, a country now awash with 'unpresidented' uncertainty and a dithering moral identity. Indis...

The Presidency Of Donald J. Trump: Act One, Scene One

Euan Healey | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK Politics
Euan Healey

Lights up. As I'm writing this, Donald J. Trump has been the 45th President of the United States for around an hour. The world is reeling from a pres...

Time For Trump Town

Darren Murphy | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Politics
Darren Murphy

These are early days. Donald Trump has a serious job to do and we should wish him well in doing it - if only for selfish reasons. Personally, I wanted Hillary to win but that was not to be. It will take time for us all to adapt to the new President and his way of working. But now, like President Obama said at his final press conference, we should be optimistic: "we're going to be OK".