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Pro Green And Millie Do A Lennon And Yoko

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Professor Green and his wife Millie Mackintosh have recreated John Lennon and Yoko Ono's iconic anti-war bed-in photograph to promote the launch of Wa...

Today's Top Blog Post Picks - Tuesday 25 March

Jody Thompson | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK
Jody Thompson

Lots of great stuff to take your fancy on our frontpage today, leading with Rob Williams, chief exec of War Child UK on how the forgotten crisis in the Central African Republic, David Mellor on why the England squad needs John Terry, Richard Branson on looking after your staff and artist Stella Vine on the inspirational joys of the countryside...

The World's Forgotten Crisis

Rob Williams | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK
Rob Williams

A new War Child report, released this week, marks exactly a year since a coup sent the Central African Republic (CAR), a country mired in protracted emergency, spiralling into even deeper crisis. We are also two weeks away from the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide - a tragedy which robust peacekeeping could have prevented. If you think this could never happen again, have a look at CAR, where children as young as three years old have been raped and left with horrific injuries. Other children have been killed, maimed and even beheaded.

In Conversation With Bryan Adams and ITN's Caroline Froggatt about Wounded: The Legacy of War

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

I talk to musician/photographer Bryan Adams and ITN journalist Caroline Froggatt about their new book Wounded: The Legacy of War. A collection of photographs of servicemen and women who 'have cheated death whilst serving their country in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Blair Urges West To Intervene In Syria

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Politics

The cost paid by the West for not getting involved in the conflict in Syria could be higher than that of intervening in the civil war, Tony Blair has ...

Syria's Lost Generation

Ben Acheson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

War still rages in Syria - a fact that we are too quick to forget. The second birthday of the crisis has long passed and resolution doesn't appear to be on the horizon. When Syria-related news does reach our media outlets and Twitter feeds, it usually focuses on chemical weapons or possible intervention by the US. There is little talk of the abhorrent humanitarian crisis, which deteriorates daily.

Syrian Conflict Suffers Bloodiest Month Yet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK

The Syrian conflict entered its bloodiest month in March, with more than 6,000 people killed, including more than 500 women and children, according to...

Syria Uprising: Ahmed, Seven-Year-Old Son Of Rebel Fighter Stands Guard With AK-47 & Cigarette (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK

Puffing on a cigarette, with an AK-47 rifle slung casually on his shoulders, this seven-year-old Syrian boy’s childhood appears well and truly over....

War Child - Have We Stopped Listening

A.J. Higginson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK
A.J. Higginson

Many actually consider that Africa is a wilderness where there will never be peace. It is also deemed that Africa's children are doomed to live a pitiful existence on earth because it is their 'lot' in life. Up to half of the world's child soldiers are in Africa. Many of these children are abducted at ages as young as 10 or 11 years old, some even younger.

Muse For Brits Charity Gig

WENN | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rockers Muse are to play their smallest show in London for more than 10 years in aid of charity War Child. The trio, one of Britain's best-selling ...

Jessica Elgot

Syria's Lost Generation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Life used to be very different for Syrian children starting the school year, more than 18 months ago, before the bloody conflict tore apart their fami...