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January 14, 2019 6:35 AM 'Browbeaten' Carlos Ghosn being mistreated in Japanese jail, says wife

Mr Ghosn is kept in an unheated cell, lost almost seven pounds and is given only rice and barley to eat, his wife claims. In a nine-page letter, Carole Ghosn said: "My husband's is a case study in the realities of this draconian system". Japanese authorities arrested Carlos Ghosn on 19 November and charged him with under-reporting his income by about 141

January 12, 2019 6:12 PM US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming

THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative 125

January 6, 2019 12:01 AM EXCLUSIVE: You can't scare us! Brexiteers are made of STERNER STUFF, says JACOB REES-MOGG

WHAT terrors will arise on the morning of the 30th March if the United Kingdom does not accept the Prime Ministers Withdrawal Agreement and nothing else is on offer?   The terminology used of “crashing out” is designed to make the flesh creep in the hope of bullying people into accepting a bad deal. Expensive, with a price tag of £39 billion, while ineffective 103

December 21, 2018 8:22 PM EU set for ECONOMIC CRISIS: Expert warns of MAJOR imbalance

TWO top German economists have warned of a major imbalance in the eurozone payments system, warning the “billion-dollar risks” must be corrected immediately. Clemens Feust, president of one of Germany’s largest economic think-tanks and most influential research institutes, joined his predecessor Hans-Werner Sinn in calling for European leaders to act quickly 96

December 18, 2018 9:19 AM May hoping to get better Brexit deal in January sales

THERESA May believes she can get a more economical Brexit deal in the January sales, it has emerged. With a vital commons vote set for January 14, the prime minister is confident of ‘nabbing’ a discounted Brexit deal if she gets up early to beat the Boxing Day crowds. She said: “As it stands the so-called Brexit divorce is about £39 billion. “But in the sales 61

December 12, 2018 10:34 AM Atheists’ advent calendar just contains cold hard facts

AN atheist family’s advent calendar contains nothing but reason and cold hard facts. The Bishop family of Stevenage opened the first window on their ‘We’re fine with celebrating but let’s not read too much into this’ advent calendar last week to the moderate joy of their two young children. Atheist Dad, Martin Bishop said: “You could see the childlike 37

December 11, 2018 2:35 PM Billion-mile-wide SUPERMASSIVE black hole poised to swallow Earth WHOLE, scientist warns

A SUPERMASSIVE black hole could swallow our entire planet in years to come, a scientist has warned.  Fabio Pacucci detailed how the huge structure is growing in size by swallowing matter and merging with other black holes that it comes in contact with. Currently, Earth is orbiting it at a safe distance, 25,000 light-years away. However, that could change 56

December 9, 2018 12:01 AM SCRAP backstop and £39 billion! Brexiteer calls on May to IMMEDIATELY get new deal from EU

BREXITEER Esther McVey called on the Prime Minister to "immediately go back to Brussels" and negotiate a new Brexit deal or prepare to come out of the European Union without an agreement and a cheaper and renegotiated implementation period. Speaking to Sky's Sophy Ridge, the former Work and Pensions Secretary claimed Theresa May's Brexit deal will fail in the House 47

December 3, 2018 3:00 PM YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m

A seven-year-old boy who reviews toys has been revealed as YouTube's highest-earning star, raking in $22m (£17.3m). The estimate by Forbes magazine found that Ryan of Ryan ToysReview pipped Jake Paul by $500,000 for the 12 months to June. Videos are posted most days and one promoting a blue giant mystery egg bearing Ryan's face has had more than a million 79

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 98