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September 18, 2018 9:00 PM Verhofstadt claims EU citizens are not 'so STUPID' to leave the Brussels club after Brexit

GUY VERHOFSTADT has claimed European Union citizens are not “so stupid” to vote for a movement like Brexit after seeing Britain’s divorce negotiation with Brussels. The European Union’s Brexit coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, has claimed Brexit has helped European Union citizens understand the “benefits” of the Brussels club. Speaking on Euronews’ Raw Politics 7

September 8, 2018 11:01 PM ‘You put immigrants first everytime’ Controversial Swedish right-winger inflames TV debate

SWEDEN Democrats’ leader Jimmie Akesson launched a scathing attack against the country’s immigration policy in the final TV debate before the vote that saw party leaders openly attacking his far-right party. Mr Akesson lashed out at other party leaders during the televised debate organised by Sweden’s public television broadcaster SVT last night 7

September 6, 2018 11:28 PM West Ham told to pay £300k a year for claret carpet at London Stadium

West Ham told to pay £300k a year for claret carpet to cover London Stadium athletics track West Ham's offer to pay for a claret-and-blue carpet to cover the London Stadium track has been rejected by their landlords, who instead want a yearly fee of £300,000. The club’s vice-chairman Karren Brady last month penned an open letter saying they would pay the cost of having 7

September 4, 2018 1:03 PM Glasgow father battling cancer whose benefits were cut died at 56

A cancer-stricken father died days before he was set to appeal his benefits being cut on the grounds that he could use stairs and make a cup of tea, his family said. Joseph MacMillan from Glasgow was deemed fit to work while also suffering from diabetes, pancreatitis, heart problems, anxiety and depression. Mr MacMillan - who had to have his nose amputated 10

September 3, 2018 5:44 AM China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged $60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance, investment and loans, as China furthers efforts to link the continent's economic prospects to its own. Speaking to a gathering of African leaders in Beijing, Xi said the figure 7

September 1, 2018 7:25 AM Why Sooty the therapy pony visited Langley Green Hospital in Crawley

Equine therapy can be traced back to the early 1950s where it was used as a form of psychological therapy to help people. Isobel Clarke is a clinical specialist occupational therapist who works at Langley Green Hospital, which provides specialist mental health support for adults who are experiencing acute mental illness. She knew the positive benefits 7

August 30, 2018 7:21 PM Cash crisis council to hire help for beggars

SCOTLAND’S largest council is to hire a specialist worker to help street beggars claim benefits. Glasgow City Council has a £129million gap between its spending and income and has been forced to make major cuts to services. But senior managers have found the money to employ a digital inclusion officer, who will tour the city’s streets with a tablet computer 6

August 25, 2018 10:12 PM DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You'd be coconuts not to go low carb

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: You'd be coconuts not to go low carb Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, claimed Harvard professor Karin Michels last week. This must have come as a shock to the hundreds of millions of people in countries like India and Malaysia who have been using it in their cooking for decades. Prof Michels’ warnings about the dangers of coconut oil are based 11

August 16, 2018 12:45 PM Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend

Is it REALLY possible to catch up on sleep at the weekend? 5 experts answer this common question – and opinion is divided... It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up over the weekend on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified 10

August 13, 2018 9:21 AM New law could see 'dangerous cycling' treated the same as dangerous driving

DANGEROUS cycling could be prosecuted in the same way as dangerous driving under new laws proposed by ministers. The proposals follow the death in February 2016 of 44-year-old mother-of-two Kim Briggs, who was knocked over and killed by a London bicycle courier. The cyclist, Charlie Alliston, was prosecuted under Victorian laws of causing bodily harm by wanton 8