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January 12, 2019 7:03 PM Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Nigerian Presidential campaign frontrunner Atiku Abubakar is expected in London next week to talk about future free trade deals with Britain after Brexit. Atiku Abubakar said trade deal with Nigeria unrealistic with country as poorest in the world (Image: getty) The Federal Government, the Nigerian Election Commission (INEC), and local and State officials 31

January 6, 2019 4:27 AM Universal credit: Vote to extend benefit to 3 million delayed

The next stage of the universal credit rollout appears to have been delayed amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. MPs were due to vote on whether to move three million benefit claimants onto universal credit in the next few weeks. But this vote has been pushed back and Parliament will instead be asked to vote on transferring just 10,000 people 19

January 4, 2019 9:15 AM Man who’s been doing Dry January for four days can’t understand why he’s still fat

Office worker Tom Booker, who spent New Year’s Eve drunkenly explaining how much he was looking forward to not drinking, has strangely not yet seen any benefits of Dry January. Booker said: “Constantly consuming alcohol has turned me into a flabby, pale blob so I thought stopping would quickly reverse the process and turn me into that bloke who plays 17

December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 29

December 10, 2018 6:52 AM Socialists hatch RADICAL plan to TAKE DOWN European populism and enforce ENORMOUS taxes

A RADICAL new blueprint for Europe, spearheaded by former Jeremy Corbyn aide Thomas Piketty, has called for €800billion (roughly £717billion) of levies to challenge the rise of populism across the continent. The left-wing manifesto aims to address division, disillusionment and inequality. The plan has been created in collaboration with several prominent 118

December 2, 2018 12:01 AM James Arthur girlfriend: Is James Arthur dating, is he REALLY a sex addict?

JAMES Arthur won the X Factor in 2012 after winning over the nation by singing an acoustic version of judge Tulisa’s Young. But is James Arthur a sex addict? The 30-year-old revealed a secret fling with Rita Ora led to a wild sex addiction. In his autobiography Back To The Boy, he opened up about both his addiction and spiral into depression. He said he “turned 24

November 25, 2018 5:19 PM 'Britain's worst Christmas tree' replaced

A town has unveiled an "amazing" new Christmas tree after last year's fake one was dubbed "the worst in Britain". The ridiculed tree in Camborne, west Cornwall, did not even make it to the big day as it had to be removed when its star was stolen and wires exposed. Earlier, hundreds watched the switch on of a "beautiful" 25ft traditional spruce 28

November 23, 2018 9:16 AM People who wear their company logo outside work ‘usually twats’

The Institute for Studies found that wearing t-shirts and baseball caps showing you work for a faceless corporation strongly correlated with being a knob. Professor Henry Brubaker said: “It’s clearly intended to show you’re making good money, but companies like Vodafone are massive. You could be the person who cleans the bogs. “Our research showed anyone 28

November 20, 2018 12:35 PM Anne Hegerty: I’m A Celebrity 2018 star left ‘almost homeless’ before ITV’s The Chase

ANNE HEGERTY, who is a contestant on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018, worked as a proofreader before her time on The Chase, but struggled to keep up with her bills and rent. I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2018 Anne Hagerty, 60, who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome - a form of Autism - at the age of 45, said it was difficult to juggle 31

November 11, 2018 12:20 PM 'You have NO EVIDENCE!' Emily Thornberry SHUT DOWN over 'FANTASY' Brexit proposals

LABOUR's Emily Thornberry was trounced by Andrew Marr as the Shadow Foreign Secretary claimed Labour would have done a better job than Theresa May at negotiating with the EU on Brexit. The BBC host claimed the Labour MP had "no evidence" to support her argument and was propagating a "fantasy prospectus" of how the Brexit negotiation would be conducted 49