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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 120

January 11, 2019 7:46 PM Piers Morgan health UPDATE: GMB host’s return to ITV show ‘revealed’ amid hospital shock

PIERS MORGAN revealed he was in hospital today after he shared a snap from bed, and now it appears the Good Morning Britain host will soon address his unknown health troubles. Another fan wrote: “Get well soon Piers,” while another replied: “Get well soon. Love watching you on TV.” Others joked they might know the reason for Piers’ hospital trip, referencing 124

January 10, 2019 9:31 PM Alaska earthquakes: Is THIS the reason for 98 earthquakes in Alaska in just 10 DAYS?

EARTHQUAKES have already begun to rock Alaska this year, with a staggering 98 quakes in 10 days. But is THIS the reason there have been so many quakes in Alaska? Alaska Earthquakes: There has been an increased level of seismic activity in Alaska of late (Image: GETTY/ USGS) Professor McGuire explained: “In Alaska, earthquake activity is increasing where 107

January 8, 2019 4:20 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Macron vows to EXCLUDE UK's creative industries from future EU trade deal

EMMANUEL Macron has pledged to restrict market access to the European Union’s markets for Britain’s creative industry in order to protect “cultural diversity” in France. The French President confirmed he will maintain his country’s opposition to include audiovisual services in any future free trade agreements signed by the EU including Britain’s post-Brexit 121

January 8, 2019 1:16 AM Kegworth air disaster: 30th anniversary service to be held

A service to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, in which 47 people died, is to be held later. A Boeing 737, carrying 126 people, plummeted into the embankment of the M1 in Leicestershire, on 8 January 1989, during an emergency landing. Witnesses described the "absolute devastation" as the plane was engulfed with fire, "bounced" over the carriageway 137

January 6, 2019 9:40 PM Niki Lauda: Former F1 world champion back in hospital five months after lung transplant

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda is in hospital in Vienna with influenza, five months after having a lung transplant. Is is understood doctors are taking every precaution given the serious nature of Lauda's surgery. Austrian Lauda, 69, was given his transplant in August after doctors found he had "severe lung disease". Doctors said after 107

January 5, 2019 11:15 AM China REVEALS 'Mother of All Bombs' that could OBLITERATE US defences

CHINA has put US officials on military alert after testing a so-called ‘Mother of All Bombs’ that could “completely obliterate” fortified defences in the West. The destruction potential of the bomb is second only to nuclear weapons. The test launch shows the massive bomb drops onto an unknown plain before producing a gigantic ball of fire and black smoke 67

January 5, 2019 9:04 AM British expat missing after fire on fishing boat off coast of Lanzarote

A SEARCH for a missing Brit OAP resumed this morning off the coast of Lanzarote. Emergency service responders found no sign of the 68-year-old after a fire on his fishing boat and called off their first day’s search as darkness fell last night/on Friday night. Civil Guard officers and local Coastguard officials are among the agencies taking part in the resumed 62

January 4, 2019 10:44 PM Poland fire: Five teenage girls DEAD as blaze rips through escape room adventure game

A FIRE has broken out at an escape room in northwest Poland, leaving five teenage girls dead, local officials have confirmed. A man was seriously injured by the fire but survived. The inferno broke out at 5pm local time (4pm GMT) on Friday at a party attraction known as an escape room. In escape rooms, users are locked in a room and must answer puzzles 117

January 4, 2019 10:23 PM Escape room fire kills five teenagers in Poland

Five teenage girls have died after a fire broke out while they were playing an escape game in northern Poland. A 25-year-old man was seriously injured in the blaze which started at around 17:00 local time (16:00 GMT) in the city of Koszalin on Friday. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but officials are carrying out safety checks on every escape 75