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Britain's Shock Election: Labour's Big Defeat Seeded in the Sands of Iraq

William Bradley | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

The truth is that, intriguing as Scotland always is, it was in Iraq -- and in the reaction to Iraq -- where Labour got off the winning course.

Ed and Nick's Whirlwind of Failure

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Trisha de Borchgrave

Nick Clegg's political hold is as relevant now as shinning a spittoon. And the stiff arm to extinction given to Ed Miliband is the quivering realisation that both politicians squandered the future of their parties.

It's Always the Economy That Matters Most

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.08.2015 | World
Christina Patterson

You'd have to be a psychopath to take pleasure in some of the losses the past 12 hours have seen. Douglas Alexander, Danny Alexander and Jim Murphy, for example, didn't lose their seats because they were bad at their job. They lost their seats because Scotland is currently in the grip of a wave of hysteria.

Labour Party Loses Big In British Election

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | World

LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - British opposition leader Ed Miliband quit on Friday after his Labor Party suffered a heavy election defeat and was virtuall...

Mark Blumenthal

Here's What the Polls Say About Today's UK Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

Polls in the UK forecast a close outcome with both major parties short of a majority. Hillary Clinton 'takes a hit,' or maybe she doesn't. And Jeb Bus...

Don't Understand The U.K. Election? Here's the Simple Answer...

Paul Vale | Posted 05.06.2015 | World
Paul Vale

Britain is f*cked. Gone are the days when power was exchanged between the main political behemoths -- Labour and the Conservatives.

What American Voters Can Learn From the Brits

Alan Schroeder | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

For too long American politicians have gotten off easy, not just from the press but from the voters as well. Because of our acquiescence, we have let the lunatics take over the asylum. The British model demonstrates that things don't have to be that way.

Is It A Bird?.. Is It A Plane?.. No, It's Super Dave...

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 04.22.2015 | Comedy

Ed Miliband has recently surged ahead in the popularity stakes leaving David Cameron in the shadows and it's all thanks to one blogger who started 'Mi...

Marco's Mask and Hillary as the Mom-Next-Door

Mark Green | Posted 04.19.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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Rubio's meme is "I'm the future", but models JFK and Obama didn't want to go back to '20s and '50s. Clinton's is "I'm your neighbor's mom", but will GOP Evita-ize her? Lowry and Vanden Heuvel discuss both as well as whether the bi-partisan agreement on Congress's role on Iran Deal is win-win for both parties.

10 Things You Should Know About the 2015 UK Election

Zac McCrary | Posted 04.10.2015 | Politics
Zac McCrary

As the May 7th U.K. parliamentary elections approach, below are 10 things that any self-respecting U.S. political junkie should know about the campaign to determine who will lead Britain for the next several years.

UK Takes Historic Step to Fight Climate Disruption and Phase Out Coal

Nicole Ghio | Posted 04.19.2015 | Green
Nicole Ghio

From the historic agreement between the U.S. and China in November, to this news out of the UK, we are seeing proof that countries around the world are prepared to take concrete steps to counter climate change.

UK's Pro-Union 'Better Together' Unveils Future Plans

John Mirisch | Posted 11.23.2014 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

"Divide or unite" remains the question, and while "Six Californias" failed to make the ballot this time around, the organizers might take a page out of "Better Together's" book next time around, because -- let's face it -- there is a very fine line between what divides us and what unites us.

Jason Linkins

Canadian Homophobe Joins The Train Wreck Interview Hall Of Fame

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

What if you took one part Labour Party leader and hapless talking point repeater Edward Miliband ... ... and added one part Australia Prime Min...

Ryan Grim

British Labour Party Leader: 'We Oppose The Israeli Incursion Into Gaza'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- The British Labour Party opposes Israel's ground invasion of Gaza, the party's leader Ed Miliband told The Huffington Post on Monday. ...

The Pudding in Ed Miliband's Head

Christina Patterson | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Christina Patterson

Confidence can be very nice, but when you go to see a brain surgeon, you care an awful lot more about skill. If Ed Miliband has the skills to run a country, he certainly hasn't shown it.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Don't Fight Anti-Semitism with Bigotry!

Carlo Strenger | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Carlo Strenger

As Jews and human beings we must fight bigotry, racism and the violation of human rights wherever it is found. But we must never fight anti-Semitism by making use of the very trait that we are combating: bigotry.

Daily Mail Causes Political Firestorm In UK

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.04.2013 | Media

The Daily Mail may best be known in the United States for its addictive, gossip-filled, sensationalistic website. But back in its native Britain, the ...

Barclays CEO Quits Amid Mounting Pressure Over Rate-Fixing Scandal

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Barclays Chief Executive Bob Diamond resigned Tuesday, the biggest scalp in a financial markets scandal that has ripped through the ba...

In London, Mitt Banks on the Wrong Horse

Michael Winship | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

So, what do you get when you combine Mitt Romney, expensive horseflesh, fancy dinners and a financial scandal in the City of London?

Double Dip Recession in UK Proves Austerity Doesn't Work

Ben Cohen | Posted 07.04.2012 | World
Ben Cohen

After enacting extreme austerity measure in the UK with the promise that cutting spending would solve the economic crisis, the Conservative government has a lot of explaining to do after it was announced last week that Britain was falling back into recession again.

Pro-Logo: Can Global Brands Become a Force for Good?

Matt Browne | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Matt Browne

If better working conditions, sustainable production, or ethical supply chains are ways in which a brand can enhance its reputation, appeal and value, then doing good globally can be good for business.

Ladies, We Can't Leave all the Money and Clout to the Boys

Christina Patterson | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business
Christina Patterson

Women are being pummeled by the financial crisis. But that's because women are too dependent on the state. We haven't bothered to get the skills that might get us more money, and more clout. If men have been allowed to rule the roost, that's because women have let them.

A 'New Generation' Of Talent In Britain's Labour Party?

AP | By DAVID STRINGER | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

LONDON -- Britain's main opposition party promoted a host of new and mostly young lawmakers into senior roles Friday in an overhaul of its senior team...

Ed's Miliband Party 'Not Fit To Govern'

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Nearly three quarters of voters believe Ed Miliband's Labour is "not fit for Government", according to a survey released on the eve of ...