Huffington Post launches in UK

6th July 2011

The BBC News website reports that the Huffington Post launched a Canadian version in May, but that UK edition will be the first one outside North America.

The Huffington Post was set up by Arianna Huffington in 2005 and bought by AOL earlier this year for $315m (£222m).

Ms Huffington remains the president and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post Media Group.

The Huffington Post features a combination of its own journalism, articles aggregated from other news sites, blogs and user-generated content.

The Huffington Post is also planning to launch a French edition.

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