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Brexit: Is Britain the New Pakistan?

Bill Manson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Bill Manson

When I was 13, at the Lycée Mignet, in Aix-en-Provence, France, my new friends told me I had to decide. Was I for the dream of a United Europe or against? "Oui" or "Non"? What you chose decided who your friends would be for the rest of the year.

Will Ireland Reunify After Brexit?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What will Northern Ireland do? Because if Scotland bolts, Ireland may actually unite once again as well. I have no idea what the chances of this actually happening really are, but the least you can say is that the chances would certainly be higher if Scotland does decide to go its own way.

A Really Long List Of Everything You Have To Do In The U.K.

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Travel

Interest in travel to the U.K. has spiked in response to the results of last week's Brexit vote. When the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, the ...

Britain Sends A Message To You, Hillary

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Early morning, June 24th, Great Britain did what few polls, and politicians, predicted it was capable of doing: stand up for itself. "

Good Reasons For A Brexit 'Do-Over'

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If they reverse themselves, the first vote will have been enough of a shock so that the EU reforms itself -- with Britain on the inside shaping those changes. For everyone's sake, let us have a Brexit do-over.

Brexit And Belonging: The Art Of Systemic Coaching And Constellations

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
Samie Al-Achrafi

The recent vote for the UK to leave the European Union was not just about the EU, but disaffection with the political system.

Thanks To Poor Marketing The Brexit Vote Wrecksit

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

By now, you have probably heard that UK voters chose 51.9% to 48.1% to leave the European Union (EU). Just about all the articles are talking about the political and economic issues. I prefer to talk about the one that is often overlooked in political situations -- marketing.

The Unintended Consequences of Brexit

David de Sola | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
David de Sola

Congratulations, Brexit voters. You got what you wanted and opened the proverbial Pandora's Box. Now you get to own the consequences of your actions.

Soccer Fans Share Heartwarming Embrace Amid Euro 2016 Violence

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.14.2016 | Sports

It's the tournament that brings the continent together. The 2016 European Championships are happening in France this month, causing the arrival of tho...

Lord John Alderdice on Middle East Conflict Resolution, Interview with Noted Northern Ireland Diplomat

Samuel Ramani | Posted 04.26.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

Lord John Alderdice is a Northern Ireland politician, who served as speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly from 1998-2004, and leader of the Allianc...

Lord John Alderice on Peace in Northern Ireland, Interview with Prominent 1998 Good Friday Agreement Negotiator

Samuel Ramani | Posted 04.25.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

Lord John Alderice is a Northern Ireland politician, who served as speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly from 1998-2004, and leader of the Alliance...

'Life Is All About Connecting': Q&A with Damian McGinty of Glee and Celtic Thunder

Pam Stucky | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

Irish singer and actor Damian McGinty. Photo: provided. Damian McGinty, talented singer and actor, and star of Glee, The Glee Project, and Celtic Thu...

The Best of Northern Ireland

College Tourist | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By: Nikki McKenna, Florida Atlantic University Northern Ireland is part of the U.K., known for its mountains, castles, glacial...

17 Places to Go for a Night Out in Belfast

College Tourist | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By: College Tourist, Emily Freebury , Fordham University Just in time for St. Patrick's Day on the 17th, here are 17 of the best places to go for a...

Magical Rainbow Ring Caught On Camera From Drone

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.11.2016 | Science

You'll be hard-pressed to find the pot of gold at the end of this rainbow. Legend has it that leprechauns stash treasure wherever the multi-colored ar...

The Trouble With Mental Health in Northern Ireland

Christopher Weir | Posted 02.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher Weir

Some blame social and economic deprivation. More people appear to take their own lives in working class areas, where opportunities are rare and hope is scarce. Others point toward the mental legacy of the Troubles.

WATCH:There's Specifically One Word This Man Just Can't Say

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.19.2016 | Weird News

This guy from Northern Ireland has a very specific problem when it comes to saying the word "specifically." He just can't master its specific pronunci...

'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.

Ends of the Earth 2: How An American Ran Across Cuba & Why CNN, Fox, and NBC Did Not Care!

Izyaslav Koza | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Izyaslav Koza

(The original article "Running to the ends of the earth" to which this one is now a diminished sequel can be found here.) This April when I touched d...

Finding My Religion

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

At 16, when I left the Jehovah's Witness religion, I made a scrapbook full of things I wanted to celebrate and do when I was an adult and had my own life. Cut and pasted magazine clippings for holiday parties and pink frosted birthday cakes were plastered on every page.

Enter An Adult: A Visit from George Mitchell

Barry Singer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Barry Singer

The adults, it nearly seems, have all gone from the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., leaving behind a playpen teeming with delinquents. One wise, early escapee, former-Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, came to Chartwell Booksellers to talk about his new book, The Negotiator.

Beyond London: 10 Other Places to Discover in the U.K

Hopper.com | Posted 09.11.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Not that there's anything wrong with London, but Hopper wanted to find you some other places to fly in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales! Some are large cities, other tiny dot-sized villages hidden in the rolling countryside.

13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

Travelzoo | Posted 09.08.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit.

You Don't Know Me

William Spear | Posted 09.04.2015 | World
William Spear

And I am no different than you, my skin wrapped around my beating heart -- pleading for mercy and loving-kindness and waiting for this long night to be over.

Classified Ad Exchange Reminds Us That Strangers Can Kind Of Be The Best

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.10.2015 | Good News

One woman who was trying to help her mom was met with a show of compassion from a total stranger. Cara Duggan of Belfast, Northern Ireland, tried to ...