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January 4, 2019 5:26 PM BREXIT HARDBALL: Spain issues Gibraltar WARNING as no-deal looms

SPAIN has demanded Prime Minister Theresa May’s agreement with the nation’s leader Pedro Sanchez remains in place even if Britain leaves the EU without a deal after Brexit. Spanish MP for Cadiz, Salvador de la Encina, said Gibraltar should be kept off the table permanently, despite Mrs May only agreeing to this should she mange to scoop a deal with the EU post-Brexit 79

January 4, 2019 1:39 AM Fat cat Friday: Top bosses' 2019 pay already matches the average annual salary

Chief executives of leading UK companies are now paid 133 times more than the average worker. A report by the High Pay Centre think tank and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says chief executives of FTSE 100 firms have average pay packets £3.9 million, around £1,000 per hour. Published on what it calls "Fat Cat Friday", the report 103

January 3, 2019 10:22 AM Everyone back in work thoroughly rested and thoroughly f**ked off

Across Britain employees are back after a 12-day break packed with pleasure and relaxation which has provided an excellent contrast with workplace shit. Nathan Muir of Maidenhead said: “I really feel like myself again after doing nothing but scoffing chocolates and watching telly for a fortnight. Why do I have to come to this horrible place again 55

January 2, 2019 12:33 PM Guy Verhofstadt GLOATS after Sadiq Khan’s EU fireworks display ‘a powerful message!’

GUY Verhofstadt has lauded London’s European Union-themed New Year’s Eve celebrations that sparked fury amongst Brexiteers. As clocks struck midnight in Britain’s capital and the skyline was lit up with a flurry of fireworks, the London Eye was transformed into a 443-ft yellow and blue EU flag. And as the skies above the Thames were illuminated the words 74

January 1, 2019 11:15 AM Sadiq Khan sparks outrage over ‘anti-Brexit’ London fireworks

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan’s choice to celebrate the capital’s “close relationship with Europe” during the traditional New Year’s fireworks display has sparked fury across the country, with outraged Britons branding the demonstration a “disgraceful ploy”. Mr Khan “ruined” the yearly display by turning it into a Remain-backing show, many disappointed viewers 66

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 80

December 31, 2018 9:59 AM Brisbane International: Britain's Harriet Dart wins to reach second round

British number four Harriet Dart came from behind to beat Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon and reach the second round of the Brisbane International. The 22-year-old, who progressed from the qualifying rounds, won 1-6 6-3 6-4. Dart will play Latvian eighth seed Anastasija Sevastova or Australia's Daria Gavrilova next. "I'm really pleased to get the win. Priscilla 72

December 29, 2018 5:41 AM UK weather forecast: Britain to be LASHED by FEROCIOUS wind as New Year approaches

PARTS of the UK will be hit by powerful gusty winds today, accompanied in some areas by stinging rain with the worst of the weather concentrated in Scotland and northern England. The wind will ease up in the afternoon, before returning again on Sunday morning. Further south will be calmer and largely dry. However, southern England will experience some fog in the early 66

December 28, 2018 2:59 AM More than half a million potholes reported last year

More than half a million potholes were reported by members of the public to local authorities for repair last year, according to new research. The RAC claims the "shocking" figures prove road conditions are worsening. The data was obtained from Freedom of Information requests to the 212 councils responsible for roads in Great Britain, of which 161 authorities 84

December 27, 2018 1:05 PM Celebrity Big Brother: Roxanne Pallet incident tops 2018 Ofcom complaints

Celebrity Big Brother was the most complained about TV programme of 2018, broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed. The show received 27,602 complaints in total, the vast majority of which related to an incident involving Roxanne Pallett and Ryan Thomas. The Emmerdale actress later apologised, acknowledging she "got it wrong". This was the last series 71