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December 8, 2018 8:23 PM ‘I will not LIE DOWN!’ Farage lines up SENSATIONAL return to politics with NEW party

NIGEL Farage could be set for a sensational return to politics after revealing plans to launch a new party so he can fight the 2019 European Parliament elections if Brexit is delayed. The former Ukip leader - who only announced his decision to quit the party on Tuesday - said he was “thinking about vehicles” to contest the election on May 23 if the UK still 5

December 7, 2018 1:20 PM O2 customers to get credit compensation for data outage

The UK's second largest mobile operator, which has more than 25 million customers, saw disruption to its network begin at around 5am on Thursday and last for most of the day. The firm said 3G was fully restored by 9:30pm on Thursday, with 4G services back up at 3.30am on Friday. :: Pay monthly customers, SMB business and mobile broadband customers will be credited 7

December 3, 2018 5:13 PM Mike Ashley calls for online tax to save the High Street

Mike Ashley has called for a new tax on online retailers to help revive ailing town centres. The Sports Direct owner told MPs that the "internet is killing the High Street". His answer is taxing all retailers that make more than 20% of their turnover online - and not just online-only operators. Mr Ashley said a tax would hit his own £400m online operation 15

December 3, 2018 10:22 AM Qatar QUITS OPEC after 57 years in HUGE SWIPE at Saudi Arabia as Middle East FURY rises

TENSIONS between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ratcheted up today as Qatar took a HUGE swipe at its Middle Eastern rivals. Qatar said today it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price 22

November 30, 2018 7:46 PM Chelsea and Manchester City rethink business as FIFA gets tough over loan players

Fifa wants to stop big clubs stockpiling talent. From the start of the 2020-21 season, clubs will be able to loan out 6-8 players; the exact figure has yet to be agreed. This is will hit Chelsea hardest. The Blues have a whopping 39 players out on loan. Fifa want to create “the loans of players for the purpose of youth development as opposed to commercial 11

November 29, 2018 1:48 PM Brussels bid to SNATCH British business DISMISSED: London backed to THRIVE post-Brexit

A BRUSSELS attempt to poach finance and insurance firms away from London in a post-Brexit swoop on British businesses has been rubbished by a City boss. Brexit will have very little impact on the City of London's talent pool despite efforts to entice workers to other European business hubs, according to John-Claude Hesketh, partner of advisory firm Marlin 8

November 29, 2018 6:03 AM Brexit: UK economy not ready for no deal, Mark Carney says

Large parts of the British economy are not ready for a no-deal Brexit, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said. Fewer than half of businesses have initiated contingency plans, Mr Carney told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. He said the UK would need a transition period to adapt to whatever form of departure from the EU Parliament chose. Mr Carney 7

November 27, 2018 10:46 AM Mitesh Patel ‘used Grindr on day he murdered his wife’

Mitesh Patel, a pharmacist accused of strangling his wife to death so he could start a new life with his gay partner, used dating apps and sites like Grindr on the day she died, a court has heard. Judge James Goss previously informed Teesside Crown Court that it had been agreed by both the prosecution and the defence that Patel had been having affairs 14

November 26, 2018 2:47 PM Pointy hat or a green parking cone? Town's 'tree' is ridiculed

A GREEN cone with a silver star on top in a small market town could be one of Britain's worst Christmas trees. The tree was reportedly put up by Northallerton Business Improvement District, an organisation set up to cheer up the town's shopping area. Northallerton Town Council denied responsibility for the structure erected in front of its headquarters 7

November 26, 2018 9:46 AM Justin Bieber And Hailey Balwin Took Smooching To The Next Level On Kiss Cam

We all know that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin aren't afraid of a little PDA, so we're not all that surprised that they took things to a whole other level when they were caught on kiss cam over the weekend. The pair were in Canada for Thanksgiving weekend and they were feeling lovey-dovey when they headed to a Toronto Maple Leafs hockey game on Saturday 11