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Terror Arrests Surge To Record High In Wake Of London And Manchester Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK

Terror-related arrests have surged to a new record high as security services confront an unprecedented threat, new figures reveal. There were 379 arre...

Leaking: How Does It Happen And Why Does It Matter?

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Politics

In the world of politics, leaks - while often unwelcome - have come to be expected. From the surprise early release of Labour’s 2017 manifesto to th...

Here's Why Britain Is Losing Its Mind Over Silencing Big Ben

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK

Big Ben has gone silent for what will be the longest period in its 157-year history. The British are meant to be reluctant to show emotion but at midd...

SNP Confirms Scottish Government Still Minded To Block Brexit Bill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

The SNP-led Scottish Government will not give the Brexit Bill its blessing, despite high-level talks today, branding it a “Westminster power grab”...

The Waugh Zone Monday July 3, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics

1. BLOOMING CABINET Having limped over the line with her first Queen’s Speech, Theresa May will be hoping this week things will settle down. Today...

SNP's New Westminster Leader Admits Nerves About His First PMQs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

The SNP’s new Westminster leader has admitted “a degree of nervousness” about his first PMQs at the helm today. Ian Blackford, who takes on the ...

This Balanced Parliament Is Our Opportunity To Stand Up For Wales

Liz Saville Roberts | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK Politics
Liz Saville Roberts

My parliamentary colleagues and I have the opportunity to make Wales matter. We are in a unique position where we have the chance to use our votes - which become all the more crucial in a balanced Parliament - to leverage the Welsh advantage.

Blackmail Fears After 'Sustained' Bid To Break Into MPs' Email Accounts

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK

Blackmail fears have been raised after a cyber attack on Parliament. Hackers hit the Westminster network with a “sustained and determined” bid to ...

Labour MP 'Would Love A Council House' But Says There Aren't Enough

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Politics

A generation of young people feel like “failures” as they can’t realise the “impossible dream” of buying their own home, a new MP has said. ...

Boris Johnson Set To 'Lose His Seat' To Labour At Next Election

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

Lead Brexiteers Boris Johnson and Iain Duncan Smith are set to lose their Commons seats at the next election thanks to the impact of the “Corbyn sur...

London's Busiest Bridges Get New Security Measures After Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK

Heavy-duty security barriers have been erected on bridges across London after the London Bridge attack. Seven people were killed and at least 48 injur...

Bridging The Divide In The Face Of Terror

Rachel Pistol | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK
Rachel Pistol

We can only hope that despite the despicable acts of a terrible few to destroy the ties which bind us together, we will continue to build bridges between mainstream society and marginalised groups, and recognise that what makes us #UnitedTogether is greater than what tears us apart.

It's A Scandal That 7.5million People Can't Vote For A Woman This Election

Katie Ghose | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Politics
Katie Ghose

It matters a great deal that Parliament reflects the range of backgrounds and experiences we have in this country. We all lose out if our politics is limited to one demographic rather than the diverse talents of the UK.

Soldiers Armed With Machine Guns Descend On Parliament As UK Adjusts To New Threat Level

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

Armed soldiers began their patrols of UK streets and high-profile targets on Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Manchester Arena bombing. Monday’s ...

Kicking the Kyriarchy Episode 11: Clothing

Elena Guthrie | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Style
Elena Guthrie

We are used to clothing defining us. You only have to pick up most mainstream magazines to be told that the brand, the fabric, the cut of the clothing and how you wear it make an instant impression.

Nicki Minaj Receives Support From An Unlikely Fan After Westminster Bridge Music Video Scenes

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Nicki Minaj has received support from a perhaps unlikely place, following scrutiny over whether she was right to feature scenes filmed on Westminster ...

MPs' Children Cared For In Creches Just Yards From One Of The UK's Most Polluted Roads

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Politics

Children of MPs are being cared for within yards of some of the most polluted roads in the country, new analysis of the UK’s air quality has discove...

Body Of PC Keith Palmer To Lie In Chapel In The Palace of Westminster

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK

The body of the policeman murdered in the London terror attack will lie in a chapel in the Palace of Westminster before his funeral on Monday. Pc Keit...

Westminster Attack Death Toll Rises To Five

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK

Romanian national Andreea Cristea who was injured in the Westminster terror attack, has died, Scotland Yard said on Friday. The 31-year-old’s death...

Westminster Attack Victim's Wife Has An Incredible Message About Her Husband's Killer

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

The injured wife of a man killed in the Westminster terror attack has said she does not hate the assailant, and even pities him. Melissa Cochran had b...

Royals Among Those Paying Tribute To Westminster Attack Victims

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were among those paying their respects at a service of remembrance on Wednesday for those who lost their lives in th...

A Love Letter From LA To London In The Face Of Terror Attacks

Caroline Feraday | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK
Caroline Feraday

I may be living 5000 miles away now from London but I still feel it's part of my family - part of the fabric of who I am. Je suis London, indeed. So ...

Amidst Post Tragedy Criticism Of Open Gates And Daffodils: "All We Are Saying Is Give Police A Chance."

Chris Hobbs | Posted 01.04.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Less than a week after tragic events on Westminster Bridge and within the Palace of Westminster the story of a police officer mildly rebuking the pare...

Widowed Westminster Terror Attack Survivor Smiles From Her Hospital Bed

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

A woman who was seriously injured and lost her husband in the Westminster terror attack has been pictured in hospital with a defiant smile on her face...

We Stand Together

Fariha Khan | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK
Fariha Khan

As the news of London terror attack unfolded my initial thought of pain and anger and frustration made me think that I am disappointed in humanity. La...