Paul Vale
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Based in New York, Paul is the Night Editor and a writer on US news and politics for the Huffington Post UK. He previously covered UK news and politics out of HuffPost's London bureau.

Before HuffPost he worked at the London Times and the Sunday Express. You can visit his website here

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Sturgeon Attacks BBC For Referendum Coverage, Accuses Journalists Of Being 'Less Than Informed'

(29) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 5:05 PM

Nicola Sturgeon demanded a dedicated BBC channel for Scotland on Thursday in response to the “ill-informed” coverage from the London-centric journalists that have “failed” to adequately cover national change in the UK.

Delivering the Alternative MacTaggart lecture in Edinburgh, Scotland’s First Minister called for BBC...

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President Trump Would Not Change The Gun Laws Because America 'Doesn't Have A Gun Problem'

(19) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 3:23 PM

NEW YORK -- After building a wall on the Mexican border and initiating a trade war with China, President Trump would do nothing to address his country's gun problem because America “doesn't have a gun problem.

Responding to Wednesday’s shooting in Virginia, in which a disgruntled...

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Nazi Gold Train 'Discovery' Sparks Polish Government Investigation

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 2:05 PM

The Polish government has launched an investigation into the existence of a Nazi treasure train, with a leading cultural official admitting on Thursday he thinks the trove is real.

Two men recently claimed they found the train, which has been missing for 70 years. However, Piotr Zuchowski, the Deputy...

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19 Remarkable Pictures From The International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Competition

(2) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 12:33 PM

This remarkable collection of images is from the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, which is open to amateurs and professionals. More than 2,604 submissions were sent, with the best 101 being selected for a book of landscapes.

This year's first...

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Televangelist Pat Robertson Claims Virginia Shooter Was A 'Closet Gay'

(17) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 11:47 AM

NEW YORK -- When a nation is in mourning, you can always rely on a televangelist to stick his size 7 into the grief. This hobbit preacher is Pat Robertson, a religious huckster with some form in peddling dubious reaction (two days after 9/11 he went on air to

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Dana Loesch Tells Fox News: America 'Doesn't Have A Gun Problem'

(15) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 10:33 AM

NEW YORK -- If you can’t understand why America is unable to tackle the issue of firearms, here’s an avenue into the mindset of the average second amendment absolutist, who simply refuses to admit the Republic has a gun problem.

Author Dana Loesch appeared on Fox News on Wednesday...

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Usain Bolt Wins 200 Metres Gold Medal At World Championships In China Beating Justin Gatlin

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 9:34 AM

Usain Bolt is supreme. The Jamaican gave a remarkable performance in the 200 meters on Thursday, besting American rival Justin Gatlin to secure a record 10th gold medal at the world championships in China.

Coasting at the end, Bolt lifted both arms and punched his thumbs into his chest, an...

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Trump Supporter Tells Hispanic Journalist And US Citizen Jorge Ramos To 'Get Out Of My Country'

(4) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 9:34 PM

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump is just a buffoon, a bit of fun, a reality TV star that few in America are taking seriously.

Except, people are… and it’s showing in the nativist tone peddled by some of the property tycoon's loyal supporters.

On Wednesday, after Jorge Ramos,...

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World Responds To Virginia Shooting By Asking Americans To 'Please Stop Killing Each Other'

(49) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 2:49 PM

NEW YORK -- Following the latest deadly shooting on US soil, in which a TV reporter and cameraman were gunned down in Virginia on Wednesday, Twitter users rounded on America asking its citizens to "please stop killing each other."

Using the 'Dear America' hash tag,...

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Alison Parker And Adam Ward Killed In Live TV Shooting In Virginia, Suspect Bryce Williams Kills Himself

(35) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 1:27 PM

A cameraman and a TV reporter were killed live on air on Wednesday morning with the gunman recording the murders on his phone. The video was then posted to social media. The suspect, a journalist who was fired from the TV station earlier this year, crashed...

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Virginia Shooting Leaves Alison Parker's Boyfriend Chris Hurst 'Numb' After Killing Of 'Radiant Woman'

(6) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 9:49 AM

NEW YORK -- The brutal murder of reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, on Wednesday morning was met with disbelief by newsrooms throughout the world and across social media.

The gunman remains a threat, with the motive for the killings and the shooter’s...

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Jeremy Corbyn Could Champion Women-Only Train Carriages To Curb Sexual 'Assault And Harassment'

(235) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 10:47 PM

Jeremy Corbyn could champion women-only train carriages to curb sexual violence should he be elected Labour leader. The Islington North MP made the suggestion on Tuesday evening during the launch of his street harassment policy.

Noting the growing concern about sexual harassment on public transport, the Labour leadership frontrunner...

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USAF F-22 Raptors To Be Deployed To Europe In Response To Russia's Encroachment In Ukraine

(20) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 9:20 PM

The US Air Force is to dispatch a pair of lethal fighter jets to Europe in a show of solidarity with its NATO allies following Russian encroachment into Ukraine, the Pentagon announced on Monday.

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USAF F-22 Raptor making a high-speed pass

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Donald Trump Has Henchman Forcibly 'Deport' Hispanic News Anchor Jorge Ramos From Iowa Press Conference

(26) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 7:57 PM

NEW YORK -- Continuing his bristling feud with the 53 million Americans that constitute the country's burgeoning Hispanic community, Donald Trump had his burly security guard 'deport' the best-known Hispanic news anchor from a press conference on Tuesday.

Jorge Ramos, from Spanish language channel Univision,...

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Australian Broadcaster Apologises To Tony Abbott After Showing Tweet From Account @AbbottLovesAnal

(5) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 4:55 PM

ABC, the national broadcaster of Australia, was criticised on Tuesday after broadcasting a tweet from an account that suggested Tony Abbott, the country’s conservative prime minister, was partial to a colourful sexual proclivity.

Though the content of the tweet was banal, the broadcaster failed to notice the missive was...

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Saudi Arabia Executes One Person Every Other Day, According To Amnesty Report

(11) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 3:34 PM

One death every two days. That’s the current execution rate in Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Amnesty International published on Tuesday.

The Kingdom has killed 175 people in the past 12 months, with the document, “Killing In the Name of Justice: The Death Penalty...

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Fox News Attacks Jeremy Corbyn As A 'Bearded Vegetarian Socialist' Who Hates America

(72) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 12:20 PM

NEW YORK -- Fox News isn’t the type of outlet to focus on foreign news… unless it’s news of foreigners jumping the border to pollute the white, Christian voter pool. When Rupert Murdoch’s media beast did recently take a look at the UK, it ended in a brace...

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Instagramに映し出された、北朝鮮の時間が止まった光景

(1) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 7:02 AM

北朝鮮を旅したあるアメリカ人旅行者のInstagramには、風変わりではあるが美しい国がうつっている。

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One Direction To Split Up In March, Harry Styles Being Courted For Solo Stardom, Reports The Sun

(30) Comments | Posted August 23, 2015 | 4:51 PM

One Direction is splitting up. The members, who have perched atop the music world for more than five years, are to concentrate on solo projects, with the promise - at the moment - of reforming sometime in the future.

The band, who released their latest...

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Salmond Says Robinson Should Be 'Embarrassed And Ashamed' Of Referendum Coverage

(37) Comments | Posted August 23, 2015 | 2:46 PM

Alex Salmond is still upset. Nearly a year after the pro-independence movement lost the vote to break up the United Kingdom, the former SNP leader took a swing at the outgoing BBC political editor on Sunday, saying he should be “embarrassed and ashamed" of his reporting...

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