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January 12, 2019 11:09 AM 'Brexit a pain in the a**!' Irish farmers plead EU to give into UK to avoid sector WIPEOUT

IRISH farmers have pleaded the European Commission to "step in" to avoid a no deal Brexit with the United Kingdom in fear trade tariffs could "wipe out" the Irish beef sector. Concerns are rising in Ireland about the potential risk of a no deal Brexit to the local farming industry. Theresa May is forecast to suffer a humiliating loss in Parliament as only 206 MPs are expected 126

January 11, 2019 10:55 PM Lithuania court hands down landmark ruling about gay couples

The highest court in Lithuania has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be given residency permits. In a momentous ruling on Friday (January 11), the court denounced the practice of denying residency permits to gay spouses as discriminatory and against human dignity, according to AFP. “The refusal to issue permits cannot be based only on gender 125

January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'

THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 123

January 11, 2019 11:04 AM Middlesbrough ‘could resemble Middlesbrough in event of no-deal’

Experts warned that the post-industrial Northern town could face the catastrophic long-term situation of being largely the same. Economist Emma Bradford said: “I don’t wish to be too technical, but Middlesbrough suffers the macroeconomic problem that we economists refer to as ‘being a bit grim’. “A no-deal Brexit could easily lead to the same number 111

January 10, 2019 10:47 PM MACRON WARNING: Italy leader threatens EU split by DEFYING France to meet 'yellow vests'

ITALY’S deputy leader has pledged to meet with leaders of the ‘yellow vest’ movement in France despite being warned to stay out of French affairs. Luigi Di Maio said he hoped the talks would pave the way to involving the anti-establishment protestors in his vision for a populist wave in the upcoming European Parliament elections. The deputy prime minister 101

January 10, 2019 9:31 PM Alaska earthquakes: Is THIS the reason for 98 earthquakes in Alaska in just 10 DAYS?

EARTHQUAKES have already begun to rock Alaska this year, with a staggering 98 quakes in 10 days. But is THIS the reason there have been so many quakes in Alaska? Alaska Earthquakes: There has been an increased level of seismic activity in Alaska of late (Image: GETTY/ USGS) Professor McGuire explained: “In Alaska, earthquake activity is increasing where 110

January 10, 2019 10:54 AM 'EU the real eurosceptics!' Salvini WARNS Brussels of upcoming REVOLT – 'Italy the engine'

MATTEO Salvini vowed to revolutionise the European Union in a stern warning to Brussels claiming the "real eurosceptics" of Europe are those who are governing the bloc at the moment. But the groups, as they are, so far have different approaches on certain issues. Mr Salvini hopes to make his new group, comprised of 130 seats, the second strongest party 134

January 10, 2019 7:35 AM Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

Actress Ashley Judd was one of the first women in to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, But in the ruling a judge in Los Angeles said the actress' defamation claim against him could still go ahead. Judd had accused the Hollywood movie mogul of sexual harassment in violation of a California law barring such conduct by a person in a "business 152

January 9, 2019 12:06 AM 'Delivered NOTHING!' Rees-Mogg demands 'beef' and 'concrete change' in fiery rant at EU

JACOB Rees-Mogg asked to see the “beef” and “concrete change” from Prime Minister Theresa May’s European counterparts, while confirming he has spoken to “nobody” from the DUP or Conservative Party that has changed their mind on the Brexit deal. Jacob Rees-Mogg hit out at the EU, accusing them of delivering nothing and providing no “concrete change 113

January 8, 2019 12:16 AM 'I can't change my height but I won't be defined by it'

Fatima Timbo, who has dwarfism, has a growing fan base on Instagram after working as a model for two years. But in a new series on BBC London about body image, the 21-year-old revealed she was not always confident in her body and has been regularly bullied because of her stature. And now, despite developing greater levels of confidence through the modelling 95