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December 2, 2018 9:23 PM Macron and Merkel in EU power-grab with latest plot to strengthen Brussels

FRANCE and Germany will unveil plans for a joint financial transaction tax for the European Union as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the bloc. Revenues from the new tax would help fund a euro zone budget and participating countries would be allowed 20

November 11, 2018 8:56 AM 'A II II 18': Franz Ferdinand's prophetic number plate

The number plate of the car carrying Franz Ferdinand when he was shot bears a strange coincidence to the end of the Great War. The prince was shot in his car in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914, which in turn triggered a series of events leading to the First World War. Ferdinand had survived an assassination attempt earlier that same day, escaping a bomb, but was shot when he went to visit 15

November 1, 2018 8:35 AM Austria RAILS AGAINST Brussels with UN migrant pact boycott

AUSTRIA has sent shockwaves across the EU by ramping up the rhetoric on migration and refusing to sign an international agreement - breaking ranks with European leaders. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he was pulling out of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration pact to in a bid to “defend his country's national sovereignty”. The pact, originally 17

October 30, 2018 12:01 PM England Women: Former US Under-23 player Chioma Ubogagu named in squad

Former United States Under-23 forward Chioma Ubogagu has been selected for England Women's squad for next week's friendlies against Austria and Sweden. The 26-year-old, who was born in London but moved to Texas as a child, made her professional debut for Arsenal in 2015 and now plays for Brisbane Roar, where she is on loan from Orlando Pride 16

October 25, 2018 3:25 PM Kyle Edmund out of Vienna Open after losing to Fernando Verdasco in second round

British number one Kyle Edmund is out of the Vienna Open after losing to Spain's Fernando Verdasco. It brings to an end Edmund's five-match winning run that included his maiden ATP Tour title at the European Open. Verdasco broke twice in the first set to take the lead before Edmund broke early in the second to level the match, but one break of serve 18

October 19, 2018 6:52 AM Austria REBELS against Italy: We WON'T pay for YOUR debt, blasts Sebastian Kurz

AUSTRIAN chancellor Sebastian Kurz has again savaged Italy over its ballooning £2trillion (€2.3trillion) debt. Mr Kurz, 32, slammed the populist Rome government as a bitter row with Brussels rages around Italy’s budget proposals. Italy’s 2019 budget draft breaches EU rules, the European Commission told Rome on Thursday. Before Thursday’s crunch EU leaders’ 9

September 19, 2018 5:41 PM Salzburg summit: Austria BACKS Britain

AUSTRIAN leader Sebastian Kurz has insisted the European Union “stands ready” to compromise on the UK’s demands to avoid a hard Brexit - but only if Theresa May is willing to do the same. Mr Kurz said a hard Brexit would be “especially damaging for us in Europe” and insisted Brussels and EU leaders are doing “everything possible” to avoid the UK leaving 14

September 16, 2018 5:30 PM Hungary turns AGAINST Orban: 1,000 pro-EU activists march in Budapest amid FURY at PM

AROUND 1,000 Hungarians protested against right-wing prime minister Viktor Orban at a pro-EU rally in Budapest today. The mass rally, organised by leftist opposition parties, urged Hungary's populist government to respect democratic rights. Mr Orban has been widely accused of undermining the rule of law and cracking down on press freedom since taking 17

August 15, 2018 3:18 PM WWII PLANE FOUND: Amazing new pictures reveal long-lost American warplane

Pictures show the wreckage debris of the US WWII warplane C-53 Skytrooper Dakota after it crashed in 1946, on the Gauli Glacier in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland. The Dakota crashed on the Gauli Glacier on November 19, 1946, around a year after the war ended, and was a turning point in alpine rescue and an international media event. The aircraft, coming 18

July 10, 2018 11:15 PM Euromillions £58m jackpot won by UK ticket

A UK ticket has won the jackpot in Tuesday's Euromillions draw worth £57.9m, Camelot has said. A single ticket was the only one to match all seven numbers - which were 03, 08, 26, 33 and 45 with Lucky Stars 07 and 10. Andy Carter, from the National Lottery, said: "Players are urged to check their tickets and, rest assured, we have plenty of champagne 11