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January 15, 2019 5:13 PM Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post

A football club's decision to post a 1,400-word article about Brexit has been called "weird", "embarrassing" and "slightly random". Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article entitled "MPs do your duty" on its website on Tuesday ahead of a Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal. However, others were in favour, and one said they "now support Boreham 432

January 15, 2019 12:43 PM Kit Harington: ‘How sad is that?’ Game of Thrones star on Sophie Turner decision

KIT HARINGTON, who plays Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, spoke out about a “sad” decision he made about his character’s memorabilia, which differed to his co-stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams. Kit Harington, 32, appeared on Zoe Ball’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show this morning where he addressed the latest trailer for the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones 397

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 138

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 132

January 11, 2019 1:17 AM Syria war: My son was an IS fighter, now I'm trying to save his children

While the Islamic State group appears close to defeat in Syria, hundreds of relatives of IS fighters are stuck in Kurdish-run refugee camps in the country. They number around 1,500 mainly women and children, but their own governments are refusing to repatriate them. Their fate remains especially unclear since President Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops 117

January 8, 2019 5:10 PM World War 3: Russia invasion? Putin's troops begin military patrols to 'secure' Syria

VLADIMIR Putin has seemingly increased his presence in Syria and instructed soldiers to routinely patrol specific areas following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops, video footage shows. “Our task is to ensure security in the one and control the position and movements of armed groups.” The civil war in Syria has been a prevalent topic 119

January 8, 2019 7:10 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN's refugee agency has said it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun refused to board a flight from Bangkok to Kuwait on Monday and had barricaded herself into her airport hotel room. She said she feared her family would kill her as she had renounced 125

January 7, 2019 5:14 PM Polyana Viana: UFC fighter injures and apprehends thief

A man has found out the hard way that it's a bad idea to try and rob an MMA athlete. UFC fighter Polyana Viana was waiting outside her Rio de Janeiro apartment on Saturday, when the thief approached and threatened to take her phone. Realising the danger, the Brazilian strawweight took matters into her own hands, using her MMA skills to knock the man down and keep him immobilised 112

January 6, 2019 8:19 PM Transfer Balls: Arsenal swoop for Barcelona sub Denis Suarez

More from the twilight world of football transfer reporting as the Mirror tells readers: “Welcome to Arsenal Denis Suarez.” One problem with the scoop is that Spaniard hasn’t left Barcelona. He’s not signed for Arsenal. The Mirror goes on to tell readers that Suarez is a Gooner because he was “pulled” from Barcelona’s team for their match with Getafe 98

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 133