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March 15, 2018 12:01 AM EU civil war: United front CRUMBLES as Tusk SHUTS DOWN European Parliament Brexit plan

EUROPEAN Council boss Donald Tusk shut down European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt after he set out plans for an "association agreement" to keep Britain closer to the bloc as the EU's united front crumbles. Arch-federalist Guy Verhofstadt unveiled splits in the European Union with his proposals for a much softer Brexit arrangement between 8

March 15, 2018 12:01 AM ‘UK has chosen CONFRONTATION’ Putin issues WW3 warning over Russian spy attack row

VLADIMIR Putin's foreign ministry in Russia has hit back at Theresa May's decision to expel Russian diplomats from the UK warning that Prime Minister has chosen "confrontation" with Moscow as tensions soar. Russia's foreign ministry said Theresa May's statement was "flagrant provocation" and the UK Government had chosen "confrontation" with Vladimir 14

March 14, 2018 5:13 PM Amanda Holden praises close friend Ant McPartlin’s ‘thick skin and strong backbone’ after a ‘tough year’

Amanda Holden has spoken out in support of Ant McPartlin after what she describes has been a ‘tough year’ for the TV presenter. The 47-year-old blonde beauty has revealed how ant has manages to keep in good spirits with a smile on his face, following his battle with painkiller addiction and his ongoing divorce with wife Lisa Armstrong. The Geordie star, who started 7

March 14, 2018 4:15 PM Facebook removes home page of far-right group Britain First

LONDON (AP) - Facebook has taken down the official home page of the far-right group Britain First along with the pages of its two leaders because they violate the company's standards. The group gained prominence in November when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted some of its anti-Muslim videos, angering British leaders. Facebook said Wednesday that content

March 14, 2018 3:54 PM Russian official claims nerve agent Novichok is not included in weapons ban

Soviet-designed nerve agent Novichok, which the UK has said was used to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, is not part of an international ban on chemical weapons, the head of a Russian government agency has said. Vladimir Uiba, the head of the Federal Medical and Biological agency, said according to the Interfax news agency that Novichok 2

March 14, 2018 3:36 PM Two brothers who were arrested after 15 suitcases stuffed with 513 packs of cocaine into Britain were found on a £100,000-a-trip private jet from Colombia deny £50m smuggling plot

Two brothers today denied plotting to smuggle £50million worth of cocaine into Britain in a luxury private jet. Stephen Neil, 53, Martin Neil, 48, and three accomplices were arrested after 513 packages of the class A drug were found inside 15 suitcases on a flight from Bogota. The illicit cargo was discovered on January 29 after Border Force police swooped 3

March 14, 2018 12:42 PM Jeremy Corbyn Tells Theresa May To Listen To Stephen Hawking's NHS Warnings

Renowned physicist had been sharply critical of government. The prime minister said the government had put 13,900 more nurses on NHS wards. “We are providing record levels of funding,” she said. “We are putting more money into the NHS but what you need to do that is to ensure you have a strong economy,” May said. She added that a Labour government would 6

March 14, 2018 12:42 PM Facebook has banned Britain First

The Facebook page belonging to far-right group Britain First has been removed by website bosses for breaking community standards. The social media site said the group had posted content that breached Facebook policy, and that it has taken action to remove them. Britain First leader and former Swanley councillor Paul Golding, and deputy leader Jayda Fransen 1

March 14, 2018 4:06 AM Thousands of women could be spared risky complications in pregnancy as experts produce new pre-eclampsia screening method that 'doubles' chance of detection

Thousands of women could be spared dangerous pregnancy complications thanks to a new method of screening for pre-eclampsia. A technique developed at King’s College London doubles the rate at which the problem is detected, a major study revealed. The screening programme, which uses data already gathered in the standard 12-week pregnancy check, could prevent 5

March 12, 2018 11:40 AM Paloma Faith, Judi Dench And Andy Murray Among 31 Celebs Asking Theresa May To Ban Fur Imports

The Humane Society International (HSI) has enlisted the help of 31 celebrities in a bid to make #FurFreeBritain official. The letter begins with the words: “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” It goes on to point out that, “Britain’s responsibility to animals does not end” at the country’s 12