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January 17, 2018 2:39 PM We won't pay! Netherlands say nations hit most by Brexit should not plug EU funding hole

THE Netherlands have warned EU nations hit most by Brexit will not plug the funding blackhole left by Britain’s decision to unshackle itself from the European Union. As Brussels chiefs count the cost of life without the UK, Jean-Claude Juncker ordered EU nations to prop-up the ailing bloc in the wake of the UK’s departure by raising their contributions 9

January 17, 2018 2:08 PM French pensioner says border should be moved 'back to Britain' as Macron demands more cash

A FRENCH pensioner has called for the border between the UK and France to be moved “back to Britain” as Macron arrives in London to demand more money in the UK. Mr Macron said there would be no repeat of the Jungle – the refugee camp that housed some 8,000 men, women and children before being razed at the end of 2016. “Whatever happens, we will not allow 9

January 17, 2018 2:05 PM Irish PM claims British veterans fought for 'European values, NOT just for Britain'

IRISH Prime Minister Leo Varadkar claimed British veterans fought for European democracy and European values and not just for Britain Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar took a swipe at the UK over Brexit saying he is disappointed with the decision British people made as it disregards British veterans who thought for European democracy. “Irish people are very close 10

January 17, 2018 12:15 PM Farage STUNS European Parliament as he accuses them of COLLUDING with Blair

NIGEL FARAGE left the European Parliament speechless as he accused the EU of “working together” with Tony Blair to make sure Britain gets the worst Brexit deal possible. The Brexiteer said he feared that the European Union and Remainer’s Tony Blair and Nick Clegg were colluding to give Britain the "worst" Brexit trade deal. Speaking in the European Parliament 9

January 17, 2018 1:48 AM Forget Labradors, THESE are Britain's favourite dogs! Proud owners share pictures of their own pooches of all shapes and sizes after TV show reveals the nation's most popular breed

The Labrador was tonight named Britain's favourite dog, beating 99 other breeds to take home the title. The big reveal came in the final moments of a two-and-a-half hour ITV special that saw presenters Ben Fogle and Sarah Cox - and a host of celebrity guest stars - count down the nation's most popular dogs based on a survey of 10,000 people. But proud 7

January 16, 2018 12:56 AM The moment RAF Typhoon fighter jets intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers after being scrambled when the aircraft approached UK airspace

Footage shows the moment two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching UK airspace this morning. The planes took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray on the coast of Scotland just before 9.30am today in Britain's latest military stand-off with Moscow. They were said to have been flying towards two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack 9

January 16, 2018 12:51 AM Carillion: Small firms count the cost of collapse

Thousands of small firms working for failed construction giant Carillion are waiting to learn if they will be paid, amid growing fears some could close. Carillion used an extensive network of sub-contractors and local suppliers, paying them almost £1bn a year, according to its latest annual report. Employers' groups are trying to assess the exposure 9

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM EU threat: Switzerland ‘told NOT to make deal with Brexit Britain’ in plot to punish UK

THE EU is pressuring Switzerland not to make a bilateral deal with Britain after Brexit, it was revealed last night. The move appears to be part of a “punishment agenda” by Brussels and has led to concerns that the European Commission is not negotiating with Britain in good faith. A private briefing has raised concerns that the EU is secretly pursuing 11

January 15, 2018 8:00 PM Joseph Parker is an unbeaten world champion who enjoys feasting on raw fish, scorpions and tarantulas... now Anthony Joshua is next on the menu

'I grew up watching him and I saw him in some movies and now he's probably the highest-paid athlete in the world. For him to be Samoan it's pretty inspirational. That is a trait shared by Joshua and, at first glance, they are two fighters with much in common. Both are likeable out of the ring and unbeaten inside it. But their paths to the top could hardly 9

January 15, 2018 2:15 AM Weather warnings as Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep across Britain

Up to 20cm of snow is possible on high ground, with ice, strong winds and power cuts also possible, according to weather warnings. A yellow weather warning has been issued for snow and ice from Monday afternoon through to Wednesday evening. The warning covers Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and the far north of England, where Met Office spokeswoman 5