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January 11, 2019 8:41 AM World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general 100

January 11, 2019 7:49 AM Passionate supporter interrupts BBC interview to declare Rees-Mogg the new Prime Minister

JACOB Rees-Mogg was greeted by a passionate supporter claiming he would like the Tory Brexiteer to be his Prime Minister during a BBC Newsnight interview. The excited Brexiteer's fan told Jacob Rees-Mogg he considers him to be the UK Prime Minister while the Tory MP told BBC Newsnight it would be a miracle if he changed his mind on Theresa May's Brexit 108

January 11, 2019 6:51 AM China ’NEEDS’ trade deal with post-Brexit UK for THIS key reason claims Beijing expert

CHINA “needs” a trade deal with post-Brexit UK according to a top expert on the country, who argued it would give a massive boost to the country’s “diplomatic prestige”. The comments were made by Dr Yu Jie, a research fellow at the Chatham House think tank. She was speaking on last night’s BBC Newsnight. Another Beijing expert agreed there is “no downside 103

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 94

January 11, 2019 12:17 AM Theresa May heading for UNPRECEDENTED defeat when Brexit deal comes before Parliament

THERESA MAY’s Brexit deal is heading for a spectacular Parliamentary drumming by a margin of 228 according to a new report, which would be the biggest House of Commons defeat for a Government in the modern era. A BBC study suggests 433 MPs will vote against the deal, with just 206 voting in support. Those against include 111 rebel Conservative backbenchers 106

January 9, 2019 11:37 AM Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in practice match before Australian Open

Britain's Andy Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic in a practice match on Thursday as part of his preparations for the Australian Open. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray missed most of last season after hip surgery and has tumbled down the rankings to 230th. Australian Open organisers said the match on the Margaret Court Arena show court 101

January 9, 2019 7:54 AM Simona Halep: World number one loses to Ashleigh Barty at Sydney International

World number one Simona Halep's first match in more than three months ended in defeat by Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Sydney International. The Romanian, who cut short her 2018 season with a back injury, was beaten 6-4 6-4 by the world number 15 in the second round after a first-round bye. French Open champion Halep, 27, who was runner-up at last year's 108

January 5, 2019 7:58 PM Liverpool 'lacked class' in Nathaniel Clyne move

Liverpool have been accused of showing "a lack of class" over defender Nathaniel Clyne's move to Bournemouth by Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock. Clyne, 27, made his professional debut in 2008 under then Crystal Palace boss Warnock, who had expected him to join Cardiff this month. "I was disappointed with Nathaniel Clyne, having known the player and giving 60

January 1, 2019 1:41 PM Mayweather v Nasukawa: Japanese kickboxer 'underestimated' boxer

Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa says he "underestimated" Floyd Mayweather but that he had "concerns" before his defeat in an exhibition boxing match on Monday. Nasukawa, 20, was knocked down three times and ended the fight in tears. "The days since the fight was confirmed have been enjoyable but with concerns," Nasukawa said. He wrote on Instagram 54

December 31, 2018 9:59 AM Brisbane International: Britain's Harriet Dart wins to reach second round

British number four Harriet Dart came from behind to beat Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon and reach the second round of the Brisbane International. The 22-year-old, who progressed from the qualifying rounds, won 1-6 6-3 6-4. Dart will play Latvian eighth seed Anastasija Sevastova or Australia's Daria Gavrilova next. "I'm really pleased to get the win. Priscilla 65