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December 2, 2018 9:23 PM Macron and Merkel in EU power-grab with latest plot to strengthen Brussels

FRANCE and Germany will unveil plans for a joint financial transaction tax for the European Union as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the bloc. Revenues from the new tax would help fund a euro zone budget and participating countries would be allowed 89

November 28, 2018 3:20 PM Renoir painting stolen from Vienna's Dorotheum auction house

The painting was stolen just a day before it was due to go under the hammer and police say the theft was "professional". The Golfe, Mer, Falaises Vertes, a lesser-known landscape by the prolific French impressionist, was snatched by three men from its frame on display on Monday ahead of a planned sale at the Dorotheum auction house. A police spokesman 52

November 27, 2018 6:27 PM Bernardo Bertolucci obituary: Final curtain for the movie legend who made Last Tango

OSCAR-winning film director Bernardo Bertolucci died yesterday aged 77 following a battle with cancer. The Italian, whose hit movies included Last Tango In Paris and The Last Emperor, passed away surrounded by his loved ones in Rome, his spokeswoman Flavia Schiavi confirmed. The Parma-born director and screenwriter was regarded as one of the most celebrated 43

November 25, 2018 11:10 AM Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss denies financial misconduct allegations

Prosecutors accuse Carlos Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly of under-reporting the ex-chairman's income by about £34m. The Brazilian-born tycoon, who was arrested on Monday, told investigators there was no intention to under-report his earnings, public broadcaster NHK said. Mr Ghosn, a car industry titan who led the Renault-Nissan alliance 80

November 25, 2018 6:02 AM Sky News witnesses migrant boat rescue in the English Channel

Around eight migrants aboard a small dinghy were picked up by French authorities with the help of the UK coastguard and returned to Calais in the early hours of Sunday morning. Sky News reporter Ali Fortescue said conditions were bitterly cold with treacherous conditions on the water. More than 100 migrants are believed to have tried to get to the UK in the past month 35

November 24, 2018 10:54 PM Top Mali jihadist Amadou Koufa killed in French raid

One of Mali's top jihadist leaders has been killed in a raid by French forces, the Malian army says. It says Amadou Koufa died in Friday's operation in the central Mopti region. France earlier suggested that Koufa might be among about 30 Islamists "put out of action" in the raid. The radical preacher is described as a senior member of the Jamaat Nusrat 43

November 23, 2018 3:21 PM EU ARMY: Merkel ‘tone deaf’ as she UNDERMINES 70 years of peace with push for EU army

PLEDGE host Maajid Nawaz has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for their “tone deaf” attitude to an EU army as a centralist European army is a “scary idea.” Earlier this month Emmanuel Macon announced that France’s need for a European army stemmed from the need to protect themselves from China, Russia and the United 74

November 23, 2018 12:10 PM Migrants intercepted in dinghy as they make bid for Dover as attempts spiral

EIGHT suspected migrants have been intercepted in a dinghy by border forces off the coast of Dover, Kent. The boat was spotted near Dover at about 7am. It comes after 14 people were rescued from dinghies off the coast of Kent in the early hours of Thursday morning. A HM Coastguard spokesman said: "We can confirm we are assisting Border Force with suspected 42

November 22, 2018 12:36 PM 14 suspected migrants rescued from dinghies off Kent coast

Two dinghies are spotted off the British coast each carrying seven people suspected of trying to enter the country illegally. The first dinghy was seen at 3.30am on Thursday and the second appeared about five hours later. Each one carried seven people, although it is unclear whether there were any children among them. Kent Police said immigration enforcement 37

November 22, 2018 11:47 AM This is the humble thing F1 legend Michael Schumacher had to say about who HE looked up to

DESPITE being the most successful Formula One driver of all time, a newly released interview with Michael Schumacher, taken just two months before the motorsport legend’s catastrophic accident, reveals just how remarkably humble he really was. Schumacher is not only beloved of his army of fans but was also loved throughout the pit lane for his personality 77