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Paul Waugh

Executive Editor, Politics, The Huffington Post UK

Paul Waugh is the Executive Editor, Politics, The Huffington Post UK
NORWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch MP talks to visitors during her visit the Sport England 'Fit for Fun' project at the University of East Anglia on May 28, 2015 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Sport England)

Meet Tracey Crouch, The World's First Minister For Loneliness

Tracey Crouch is a woman in demand. Her email inbox is stuffed, her phone trills incessantly and her diary is packed with meetings. Ever since her appointment in January as the world's very first 'Min...
07/07/2018 2:38 AM AEST
US President Donald Trump waits for a meeting with Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Palace Hotel on September 19, 2017 in New York City, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump UN Cuts Will Have ‘Marked Effect’ On Health Projects For Women Refugees, Britain's Aid Minister Warns

Alistair Burt says any loss of cash will have a major impact.
29/12/2017 2:04 PM AEDT

Corbyn Culls Soft Brexiteers From Shadow Front Bench

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked three of his top team - and forced another to quit - after they defied his orders not to back a 'soft Brexit' in the Commons. The Labour leader and his Chief Whip Nick Brown h...
30/06/2017 7:23 AM AEST
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks to the media as he leaves St Clement's Church in Notting Hill, west London, on June 18, 2017, close to Grenfell Tower, after attending Sunday service in which the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster were remembered. The presumed death toll from the London tower block inferno jumped to 58 on Saturday as embattled Prime Minister Theresa May, accused of misreading the growing anger over the tragedy, pledged action after meeting survivors desperately seeking answers. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN (Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images)

London Mayor Tells PM To Halt Police Cuts In Wake Of Terror Attacks

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has warned Theresa May to halt planned police cuts in the wake of the Finsbury Park attack and "a terrible few weeks for London". Speaking near the site of the latest violen...
20/06/2017 12:37 AM AEST
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: Smoke rises from the building after a huge fire engulfed the 24 storey residential Grenfell Tower block in Latimer Road, West London in the early hours of this morning on June 14, 2017 in London, England. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has declared the fire a major incident as more than 200 firefighters are still tackling the blaze while at least six are dead and 20 are in critical care. (Photo by Kate Green/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Former Fire Minister On Grenfell Tower Fire: 'Finger Is Pointing At Government'

A former fire minister and firefighter has declared that "the finger is pointing at Government" over the Grenfell Tower blaze in west London. Labour MP Jim Fitzpatrick told HuffPost UK that ministers...
15/06/2017 3:23 PM AEST
Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee following last night's terrorist incident in London.

Theresa May Signals Tougher Anti-Terror Laws As She Says 'Enough Is Enough' After London Bridge Attack

Theresa May has vowed "enough is enough" on Islamist terrorism as she signalled tougher counter-terrorism laws in the wake of the London Bridge attack. Despite announcing a one-day suspension in campa...
05/06/2017 7:55 AM AEST