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November 21, 2018 3:29 PM Macron and Merkel’s dream of ‘European army’ DESTROYED

A DEFENCE expert has dismissed Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron’s plans for a ‘true European army’ stating it will not happen for a “few decades” at least after the leaders called for an increase in protection against external threats. On Monday EU Foreign and Defence ministers had agreed upon joint military operations between countries to develop medium-range 67

November 21, 2018 7:16 AM Russian Alexander Prokopchuk loses out on top Interpol job after row

The global crime fighting organisation elects a South Korean after concerns are raised about having the Russian general in charge. Kim Jong Yang will become the new head of the global crime fighting organisation. Current vice president Major General Alexander Prokopchuk had been in the running for the top job after the incumbent, China's Meng Hongwei 74

November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 71

November 19, 2018 8:19 PM WORLD WAR 3: Putin threatens 'retaliation' if Trump pulls US from nuclear arms treaty

VLADIMIR Putin has vowed to retaliate if Donald Trump carries out his threat to pull the US out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The Russian President discussed possible retaliation with top defence officials in Moscow but said the Kremlin was ready to discuss the INF treaty with Washington. He said: “The US decision to withdraw 60

November 19, 2018 7:19 PM China US trade war: Former Beijing business chief slams trade war tactics

Long Yongtu, who negotiated China’s entry into the World Trade Organisation, openly criticised his country's tactics and warned it would never get a trade deal. He told an annual conference organised by Caixin, an influential Chinese financial media outlet, it was inappropriate to involve political considerations in trade talks. Mr Long said: “If we have people 94

November 18, 2018 11:31 AM Sophia Florsch: Formula 3 driver fractures spine in Macau Grand Prix crash

Formula 3 driver Sophia Florsch has fractured her spine in a high-speed crash at the Macau Grand Prix in China. The 17-year-old German's car lost control going into a bend before flying through the air and crashing backwards into fences. A statement from her team, Van Amersfoort Racing, said Florsch was conscious and in a stable condition. "I am fine but will be going 37

November 18, 2018 2:53 AM US in DESPERATE BID to fight China's influence in Asia as Beijing plots economic empire

A COALITION of four countries including the United States has agreed to facilitate a massive electrification programme in Papua New Guinea, in an apparent bid to restrain the rise of Chinese influence which is expanding rapidly thanks to development initiatives such as the New Silk Road. The United States, Japan, Australia and New Zealand hope to provide 69

November 17, 2018 9:37 AM Brexit battle kills democracy as EU’s imperial army wages war

Congratulations Theresa May for stopping Brexit. The big problem for her is that people noticed, chiefly the millions who voted for Brexit and secondly a few of the public servants whose job was to make it happen, notably members of her Cabinet who saw the binary choice on offer and resigned. You are either in the EU or out of it. May’s withdrawal Bill is a deal to stay in. Over 17 million 64

November 17, 2018 4:53 AM Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

Countries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to "more than double" 49

November 16, 2018 2:52 PM EU CIVIL WAR: Netherlands hits back at Macron's EU Army plot

THE NETHERLANDS has rejected the idea of a European army backed by French leader Emmanuel Macron and his German counterpart Angela Merkel. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said joining an EU military force would be a step too far. He said: "The idea of a European Army goes way too far for the Netherlands. NATO is and remains the cornerstone of our defence 92