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What Theresa May's Tuition Fees Review Means For Young People - HuffPost Verdict

Prime Minister Theresa May announces a year-long independent review of tuition fees and university funding, saying Britain has “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world”; “The review will examine how we can give…

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Theresa May Says Jeremy Corbyn Must Be 'Transparent' About Czech Spy Claims

Theresa May has said Jeremy Corbyn should be “open and transparent” about allegations he was linked to communist spies.

Coldplay's Chris Martin Backs Fight To Boost Parental Leave For Self-Employed

Chris Martin is backing the fight for a new law to boost shared parental leave for the self-employed.

'Publish All Brexit Forecasts' Theresa May's Ex-Deputy Damian Green Tells Cabinet

Theresa May’s former second-in-command has taken a swipe at Brexit MPs who “won’t accept evidence” in his first interview since being sacked over a porn scandal.

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Theresa May Grilled By Phillip Schofield And Holly Willoughby On How Long She Can 'Hang On' As PM

Theresa May has insisted she enjoyed being prime minister and denied having to spend most of her time making sure she was not stabbed in the back by her own MPs.

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KFC Forced To Close Two-Thirds Of Its Restaurants After Running Out Of Chicken

KFC has closed hundreds of stores across the UK after a problem with its delivery partner resulted in a serious chicken shortage.

Morrissey's Nicola Sturgeon Put-Down Sparks Mixed Response And 'Walk Outs' At Glasgow Show

If you thought Morrissey’s vow that he would never again do a press interview would keep his name out of the headlines, then think again.

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Donald Trump Spent The Weekend Attacking Everyone For Russian Meddling - Except Russia

Donald Trump has reacted to allegations of a concerted Russian effort to tamper with the 2016 US election by sending a furious stream of tweets attacking everyone from his own National Security Adviser to Oprah Winfrey.

Sunday, Feb 18

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Poor Students Leave University With The Most Debt, Theresa May Admits

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Students from the poorest backgrounds are left with the highest levels of debt when they graduate, Theresa May is set to admit as she launches a review of university funding.

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Labour Activist Tony Greenstein Expelled From Party Over Antisemitism

Labour activist Tony Greenstein has been expelled from the party over allegations of antisemitism.

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Optimism Alone Won’t Solve Climate Crisis. It’s Time To Blend In Fear

Climate crisis is a thoroughly depressing and often seemingly hopeless subject. So it’s no wonder conventional wisdom dictates we need to focus solely on optimistic messages if we’re to get people engaged. It’s why I’ve left summits like…

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Theresa May Won’t Win A Penalty Shoot-out With The EU By Treating Its Citizens Like A Political Football

Theresa May has faced heavy criticism at home and in Europe for her handling of Brexit talks. From the start, her government was accused of treating EU citizens like a bargaining chip to win new trade deals. There’s good reason why this…

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Old £10 Note Cut-Off Date Is Fast Approaching - Here's What You Need To Know

If you’ve got any old £10 notes, it’s time to get spending, as you now have less than two weeks until they cease to be legal tender.

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Brexit Causing A 'Non-Violent Civil War' But It Can Be Stopped, Says Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable says the Lib Dem policy of holding a referendum on the final Brexit deal is now “much more appealing” to voters, despite the party not getting “any traction” with that message at the snap general election last year.

Saturday, Feb 17

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Sketch: Henry Bolton's Ex-Factor Sends Ukip Spinning In Ever-Decreasing Circles

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“He’s from the secret service.” It wasn’t entirely clear if 76-year-old Ukip member John Howsam was joking, but he had gone to the effort of making a sign reading: “MI6 plant to destroy Ukip – Henry Bolton must go”, so it was a pretty…

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Ukip: Henry Bolton Axed As Leader After Members Vote Against Him

Henry Bolton has been ousted as Ukip leader by members after threatening to sue the party at an Extraordinary General Meeting.

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Theresa May Warns 'Deep-Seated Ideology' Mustn't Jeopardise Post-Brexit Security

Theresa May has warned EU leaders that “deep-seated ideology” must not jeopardise security cooperation after Brexit.

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Fresh Labour Row Erupts As Corbyn Supporters Shelve Election Of National Policy Forum Chair

A bitter Labour row has broken out after Jeremy Corbyn’s allies postponed the election for the chair of the party’s national policy-making body, HuffPost has learned.

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7 Questions We Have After Reading The Special Counsel Trump/Russia Indictments

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The indictments said Russians adopted false online personas to push divisive messages; traveled to the United States to collect intelligence; and staged political rallies while posing as Americans.

Friday, Feb 16

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13 Russians Indicted In Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump/Russia Probe

A Russian Internet agency and more than a dozen Russians interfered in the US election campaign from 2014 through 2016 in a multi-pronged effort with the aim of supporting then-businessman Donald Trump and disparaging his rival Hillary…

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Pip And ESA Assessments Are Failing And It Is Time To Assess All Public Service Outsourcing

The report from the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee on the operation of the outsourced PIP and ESA assessments is yet another significant blow public service outsourcing. Though in reality, these blows are being…

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UK Air Pollution From Cars Has Actually Dropped

New figures from the Office of National Statistics have shown that emissions from motor vehicles have actually dropped 12% in the four years between 2012 and 2016.

Center Parcs Joins Southbank Centre By Scrapping Advertising In Daily Mail After ‘Homophobic’ Column On Tom Daley

London arts hub, the Southbank Centre, has scrapped future advertising from the Daily Mail after a Richard Littlejohn column urged readers: “Please don’t pretend two dads is the new normal.”

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Could Eventually Be On A Collision Course With Earth

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Having missed its initial destination of Mars, Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster could eventually end up being on a collision course with the very planet it came from: Earth.

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The Top Five Things I've Learnt As A Working Mum

Firstly, as a working mother I felt guilty for ages when I went back to work, especially as I had to return to work before my son’s first birthday. I would express milk in the staff toilets, crying. I was filled with guilt for missing feed…

Labour Brexit Policy: Jeremy Corbyn Under Pressure As Members Write 17,000 Emails

Jeremy Corbyn is under increasing pressure to consult party members on Brexit policy after 17,000 emails from Labour’s grassroots over the last five days.

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McDonald's Sparks Confusion Over Whether You Can Still Buy Cheeseburger Happy Meals

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People on Twitter were outraged when McDonald’s announced it was removing the cheeseburger from their Happy Meal menus in the US.

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The Waugh Zone February 16, 2018

Turns out the housing crisis might not be just about millennials buying avocados, but the dramatic rise in property prices. I know, crazy idea, but bear with me.

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How To Help Your Kids Manage Money In The Digital World

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Teaching kids about money in the digital world goes far beyond just managing pennies in a piggy bank.

Chinese New Year Should Not Be The Only Time You See East Asians In The Mainstream Media

No, not that one. It is the often forgotten one that is similar to the ‘P’ and the ‘N’ word; chink, chinky, slitty eyes, Ting Tong, gook – all things that I have been called in the past, and more recently simply referred to as a ‘half’ at…