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September 17, 2018 2:13 AM UK spies help THWART Russian plot against Swiss chemical and biological WEAPONS laboratory

BRITISH and Dutch spies helped defeat a Russian plot reportedly targeting a chemical and biological weapons laboratory in Switzerland, according to the country’s security services, as tensions rise over the Salisbury poisonings. Swiss intelligence said it worked with British and Dutch support to foil a major Russian plot. According to Swiss and Dutch 5

September 10, 2018 2:59 PM ‘Gibraltar is BRITISH!’ Gibraltar marks national day with HUGE message to Spain

GIBRALTAR has marked its national holiday with a huge show of patriotism - and a clear warning to Spain, who still dispute British sovereignty of the Rock. Waving banners and flags, one of which was emblazoned with the words “Gibraltar is British”, hundreds of Gibraltarians took to the streets of the Rock to celebrate today. The holiday commemorates 10

September 8, 2018 3:44 PM US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make the final

Novak Djokovic on course for back-to-back Grand Slam titles after straight-sets win over Kei Nishikori to set up US Open final with Juan Martin del Potro Novak Djokovic stayed on course for back-to-back grand slam titles by beating Kei Nishikori to set up a US Open final against Juan Martin del Potro. With conditions much cooler than they have been for most of the tournament 12

September 8, 2018 10:58 AM Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola to meet with Juventus 'in December' to discuss a stunning return

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola to meet with Juventus 'in December' to discuss a stunning return to Serie A from Manchester United Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola 'is to meet with Juventus in December' to discuss a potential departure from Manchester United and a stunning return to Serie A. The Italian club have agreed to meet Raiola to talk about another 10

August 12, 2018 6:58 PM Idris Elba comments on 007 rumours: Don’t believe the hype

Idris Elba has put the dampeners on rumours he is set to play James Bond – but it has only fuelled speculation he is taking over the role. The Luther star has long been thought to be in the running to play 007 after Daniel Craig, and on Sunday he sent the rumour mill into overdrive by sharing a selfie of the top half of his face with the caption: “My name’s 13

August 7, 2018 9:25 PM Michael J. Fox health UPDATE: Star tells fans ‘life’s a beach’ amid Parkinson's battle

MICHAEL J. FOX was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1991 aged 29, but the actor has refused to let the disease defeat him and today he was pictured enjoying a summertime break away on Instagram. The 57-year-old actor uploaded a snap of himself enjoying a holiday, sporting a T-shirt and shorts as he sat relaxed in a chair. Michael J. Fox hid behind dark sunglasses 16

August 5, 2018 4:52 AM David Cameron ATTACKS former ally in SHOCK Brexit outburst

FORMER Prime Minister David Cameron has told friends leading Brexiteer and current Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, is a “lunatic” who he blames for his defeat in the 2016 Brexit referendum, it has been claimed. A friend of Mr Cameron said: “He was saying Michael Gove was a lunatic. “He said he had not realised quite how mad he was until that whole 13

August 4, 2018 3:55 PM Serena Williams pulls out of Rogers Cup for personal reasons

Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week's Rogers Cup in Canada for personal reasons. The American 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was beaten 6-1 6-0 by Briton Johanna Konta at the most recent Silicon Valley Classic event - the worst defeat of her career. "We are disappointed Serena will not be joining us," said tournament director Eugene Lapierre 13

August 2, 2018 1:38 PM Yoshinori Muto: Newcastle confirm signing of Japan striker from Mainz

Newcastle United have signed Japan striker Yoshinori Muto from Mainz on a four-year deal. The 26-year-old, who is the Magpies' fifth summer signing, scored eight goals for Mainz last season as they avoided relegation from the Bundesliga. Muto was in Japan's World Cup squad for Russia but made only one appearance - in the 1-0 Group H defeat by Poland 16

July 25, 2018 11:11 PM Gigi Hadid and Misty Copeland unveiled as stars of 2019 Pirelli calendar

Scottish lensman Albert Watson has photographed this year’s calendar, which was shot in mid-April over 10 days in Miami and New York. The 76-year-old has sought to “narrate their journey, to understand the emotive power of their dreams, the turning points, the moments of victory and defeat, and how they faced each in turn”, a release said. Each of the four women 41