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November 8, 2018 11:41 AM Woman who spent £16m in Harrods released on bail

A woman who spent £16m at Harrods and is subject to the UK's first Unexplained Wealth Order will be freed on bail following her arrest last week. Zamira Hajiyeva, 55, is the wife of an ex-state banker who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for embezzlement in their home country of Azerbaijan. Mrs Hajiyeva was arrested last week by the Metropolitan 64

November 7, 2018 3:04 AM UK weather forecast: FLOOD WARNINGS in force with SEVERE rain to unleash HELL on roads

MOTORISTS should take care on Wednesday morning as yellow weather flood warnings mean large quantities of surface water could wreak havoc on the roads, the Met Office has forecast. Britons are braced for a bout of unsettled weather over the next few days as conditions falter between mild temperatures and vast deluges of rain. The Environment Agency has issued 157

October 31, 2018 3:35 AM US-China TRADE war: Trump slaps BAN on Chinese chipmaker over security concerns

DONALD TRUMP has banned US companies from working with a Chinese government-backed chipmaker as it threatens US national security, triggering further tensions between Beijing and Washington. The US commerce department announced the move to block sales of American components to China’s Fuijan Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company Ltd. on Monday. The agency 106

October 29, 2018 3:49 PM Lion Air crash site: MAP of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia

A BOEING 737 airplane carrying 189 people on board went down after taking off from Jakarta. Here is a map of where the Lion Air plane went down in Indonesia. Flight JT 610 was heading for the western city of Pangkal Pinang at 6.20am local time (11.30pm GMT Sunday). But the plane crashed just 13 minutes into the flight. Rescuers were working some 34 nautical 146

October 29, 2018 2:11 AM Lion Air flight crashes into the sea after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta

A search and rescue effort has been launched after the passenger jet lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff on Monday morning. The Boeing 737-800 left the Indonesian capital at 6.20am and was headed north to arrive in Pangkal Pinang, on the island of Bangka, at around 7.20am. It is not clear how many crew and passengers were on board the flight, but Boeing 81

October 26, 2018 4:04 PM Europe has the right to ‘protect’ its culture and borders says Czech PM

THE European Union has the right to protect its borders against traffickers and illegal immigrants, the Czech Prime Minister, Andrej Babiš, said on Thursday, adding that the bloc’s compulsory fixed-quota migrant scheme had “divided Europe”. The former businessman said he was “pro-Europe” and wanted the bloc to “survive,” but warned Brussels against imposing 62

October 24, 2018 8:54 AM Where are the EU border guards? 10,000 were promised – NONE are in place, says Verhofstadt

ARCH federalist Guy Verhofstadt warned European Union leaders they are on the verge of “sleepwalking” the bloc into another financial meltdown if they continue to fail to resolve massive crises from migration and border security to catastrophic economic mismanagement . The influential MEP accused them of “evading their responsibility” by walking away from the negotiation 39

October 23, 2018 1:14 PM Italy's budget rejected by European Commission

The executive arm of the European Union says Italy's budget contains excessive spending for a country where debt is 130% of GDP. On Monday, Italy had said it would stand by its budget and refuse to cut spending, undeterred by its debt reaching 130% of GDP. That level of debt is more than twice the European Union limit of 60% and second only to Greece 88

October 21, 2018 10:32 PM World War 3: 'Mankind to face NUCLEAR CHAOS'

RUSSIA has warned the US of retaliation if President Donald Trump withdraws from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty and claimed the exit would mean “mankind facing full chaos in the nuclear weapons sphere”. He was quoted as telling Interfax news agency: "Washington’s desire to turn back politics cannot be supported. “Not only Russia, but also all who cherish 75

October 19, 2018 10:00 PM Saudi Arabia: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed at consulate in Turkey

Eighteen Saudis are arrested and the state news agency says the kingdom "expresses its deep regret" over Mr Khashoggi's death. Mr Khashoggi, 59, went missing on 2 October during a visit to the consulate to get marriage papers and pressure had been growing on Saudi Arabia to explain his disappearance. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor was quoted on state 100