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March 15, 2018 5:36 AM ‘Stop Foreign Aid NOW!’ David Cameron makes DESPERATE APPEAL to save UK taxpayer money

DAVID CAMERON has made a desperate appeal against providing foreign aid to countries that are “not even achieving the basic norms of governance” to save UK taxpayer funds, it has emerged. The former prime minister made the claims while appearing in front of a US congressional committee - he was there to discuss actions to help “fragile” regions. He stated 13

March 14, 2018 12:06 AM Amazon recalls roughly 260,000 of its portable power banks amid reports that they overheat and catch on FIRE Inc has recalled some of its portable chargers in the United States following reports of overheating and fire, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Tuesday. The watchdog for safety and quality of consumer products in the United States said about 260,000 units of six kinds of power banks - manufactured in China by Guoguang 7

March 12, 2018 6:55 AM 'You would add to the debt!' BBC presenter SHREDS Labour frontbencher's economy plans

BBC presenter John Pienaar ripped into Labour Party frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey and pointed out she could not dispute Labour would add to Britain's current debt. Philip Hammond has claimed the economy is “at a turning point” and after eight years of poor growth adding he is confident “that there is light at the end of the tunnel”. Speaking on BBC Radio 18

March 12, 2018 3:56 AM NSW steel town worried about dumping

Local workers in the NSW steel manufacturing hub of Port Kembla are pleased Australia has been exempted from controversial US steel tariffs but concerned the local market could be flooded with cheap imports. While Canberra negotiated its way out of the 25 per cent tariff on steel sold to the US, some Wollongong workers are now worried other countries 3

March 9, 2018 12:46 PM GERMANY PANICS: Angela Merkel LOSES her cool over Trump tariffs as US takes aim

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she sees President Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs "with concern" and she supports the EU Commission in addressing the World Trade Organization about the dispute. Speaking in Munich the German leader said she is also seeking dialogue with her US counterpart and called for the EU to be exempt from the tarifs 16

March 3, 2018 2:03 AM Most over-60s are living in areas with illegal levels of air pollution which is fuelling heart attacks, cancer, lung disease and stress

The majority of older people are living in areas with illegal levels of air pollution, putting their health at risk, research has revealed. More than seven million people aged 60 and over live in places which breached air quality limits in 2015. The Chief Medical Officer yesterday warned that Brits were being put at risk by a ‘daily cocktail’ of diesel 3

February 27, 2018 7:14 AM 'Germany changed the rules' Why Eastern Europeans are FURIOUS at Angela Merkel

THE European Union’s newest members in Eastern Europe are furious with German leader Angela Merkel over her handling of the refugee crisis, a political scientist has revealed. Ivan Krastev said countries such as Romania, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic enjoyed a brief honeymoon period after joining the EU but now feel like they have been taken advantage 43

February 26, 2018 10:50 PM Clueless star Stacey Dash running for Congress

The 51-year-old star – who played Dionne Davenport in both the 1995 film and its television spin-off – has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run in California’s 44th district. The documents show that the campaign committee is called “Dash to DC”. The actress has set up a website with the same name. Earlier this month Dash, a Republican 10

February 21, 2018 10:11 PM Four men and woman appear in court accused of laundering £19million from sale of fake prescription drugs bought in Europe

Four men and a woman appeared in court today accused of laundering cash from the sale of fake and unlicensed medicines after more than £19m passed through their accounts. Prosecutors say counterfeit medication was bought in European countries such as Germany, Austria and France before being sold. David Cohen, 37, Mindy Gross, 42, and Jacob Gross, 44, Edward 9

February 20, 2018 5:00 AM Increasingly high mortality rates at Southend Hospital 'a concern'

An independent review into increasingly high mortality rates at Southend Hospital has identified inconsistent monitoring of the problem. A report was commissioned by Castle Point and Rochford Clinical Commissioning Group to review how deaths are monitored at Southend Hospital after more deaths were recorded than expected. The report stated that documents 17