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November 12, 2018 9:32 PM ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic beats John Isner in group opener

World number one Novak Djokovic underlined why he is favourite to win the ATP Finals with a commanding win over John Isner in their group opener. The Serb, 31, was in devastating form as he easily dealt with the big serves of American Isner in a 6-4 6-3 victory. World number 10 Isner, making his debut at the season-ending tournament, was broken in the fifth 68

November 12, 2018 9:21 AM Ramsgate on stand-by as new Channel crossing if France ‘makes life difficult’ after Brexit

RAMSGATE is poised to become a key British port post-Brexit if French plans to trip-up cross-Channel trade go-ahead. And £200m has been ear-marked for a massive expansion which would revolutionise the town. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has earmarked a development fund in order to bypass the Dover-Calais crossing route in the case of a no-deal scenario 49

November 9, 2018 1:48 PM Mark Harris elected to Congress despite extreme anti-gay views

A Republican who opposes the decriminalisation of homosexuality has been elected to the US House of Representatives. Mark Harris, who has anti-gay views, won election to the Congress for North Carolina’s 9th District on Tuesday after defeating Democratic challenger Dan McCready. He won the election with 138,338 votes (49.4 percent), claiming a narrow 81

November 8, 2018 5:41 PM War widows pension fight: Minister's plea falls on deaf ears

DEFENCE Minister Tobias Ellwood yesterday revealed his department had pleaded the case for 300 war widows whose pensions had been confiscated - only to receive no response from the Treasury. But three years on the new law change has left around 300 families by the way-side, due to having already remarried before 2015. Currently, the only way the law reinstates 42

November 8, 2018 1:26 PM EU PLOT: Varoufakis hits out at Brussels attempts to get Theresa May 'stabbed by comrades'

FORMER Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has explained techniques used by the European Union which have been used to try to “diminish” Theresa May’s power in discussions. Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said that a key example of the EU trying to damage Theresa May’s power in Brexit negotiations was at the Salzburg summit. Mr Varoufakis 52

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 81

November 5, 2018 7:24 PM Lamont: US sanctions aimed at regime change in Iran

Lord Lamont, UK trade envoy to Iran, says the US is encouraging "discontent" among Iranians hoping it will lead to regime change. Lord Lamont said the sanctions were aimed at bringing regime change in Iran by encouraging "discontent" among Iranian people. He said claims by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo that the measures would not hit ordinary Iranians 109

November 3, 2018 1:56 AM Tensions INFLAME as Donald Trump and Iran exchange OMINOUS Game of Thrones-style THREATS

DONALD TRUMP has given Iran a stern Game of Thrones-style warning on Twitter and Instagram that sanctions are not long off, sparking a furious comeback from an Iranian special forces commander. The US President posted a picture of himself with the words: “Sanctions are coming” referencing the phrase “Winter is Coming” from the popular fantasy book series 82

November 2, 2018 9:16 PM Rio Ferdinand and Kate Wright: Newly engaged couple 'planning baby’ straight after wedding

RIO FERDINAND and Kate Wright announced they are engaged yesterday, and now a source has claimed the duo are already planning to have a baby together in the near future. Rio Ferdinand, 37, and Kate Wright, 27, got together in January 2016 after the football pundit lost his ex-wife Rebecca Ellison to cancer in 2015. The retired footballer has three children 49

November 2, 2018 8:25 AM Prince Andrew BACKLASH: Labour students demand royal resigns over ‘insensitive’ comments

STUDENTS from a Labour group at Huddersfield University have demanded that Prince Andrew resigns from his position as Chancellor over his “blasé attitude” to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Huddersfield Labour Students have slammed the Duke of York for his speech at the Pitch@Palace event in Abu Dhabi last month, when the Prince called for further links 54