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November 13, 2018 4:30 PM Border officer caught smuggling drugs and guns

A corrupt UK border officer has been found guilty of attempting to smuggle firearms and drugs into the country. Simon Pellett, from Dover, was on duty when he was arrested by French officers in October last year. Jurors at Isleworth Crown Court heard he was caught with holdalls containing eight pistols, two revolvers, ammunition, and heroin and cocaine 51

November 13, 2018 7:19 AM 'Are you Mrs Macron?' Merkel mistaken for French leader's WIFE in awkward Armistice moment

ANGELA MERKEL was forced to awkwardly correct an elderly woman during an Armistice remembrance event, after the German leader was asked whether she was the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron. Angela Merkel was forced to clarify that she was the Chancellor of Germany after she was referred to as "Mrs Macron". The German leader accompanied French 49

November 12, 2018 9:23 PM FORTNITE WARNING: Police issue alert after children targeted by predators

Sergeant Jean-Luc Tremblay with the Richelieu Saint-Laurent police said the predator, or predators, tried to infiltrate groups of friends by offering them a chance to advance their game in exchange for providing revealing photos. The authorities have been working with schools to discuss the methods these sick individuals are using to lure minors into a sextortion 53

November 12, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Adding tragedy to tragedy’ Juncker admits EU leaders in Brussels TERRIFIED over no deal

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker has admitted that a no deal Brexit would be unthinkable for leaders of the EU, insisting that an agreement “has to be done” in the coming weeks to avoid catastrophe. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has refused to contemplate a no deal Brexit scenario, despite concerns in Britain and Brussels over a lack of progress 54

November 12, 2018 3:06 PM Napoleon dictatorship RETURNS: France sparks OUTRAGE as French chief calls for EMPIRE

FRANCE has further risked the wrath of Donald Trump after its finance minister called for the European Union to become an “empire” superstate to rival the United States and China. Bruno Le Maire came out in support for French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for a “real European army” but suggested Brussels should go one further and establish itself 61

November 12, 2018 9:21 AM Ramsgate on stand-by as new Channel crossing if France ‘makes life difficult’ after Brexit

RAMSGATE is poised to become a key British port post-Brexit if French plans to trip-up cross-Channel trade go-ahead. And £200m has been ear-marked for a massive expansion which would revolutionise the town. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has earmarked a development fund in order to bypass the Dover-Calais crossing route in the case of a no-deal scenario 40

November 11, 2018 3:53 PM 'I've had enough of this S**T!' Salvini RAGES at Malta and France in major threat to EU

Italy's Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister said he was "fed up" with the rest of Europe "treating Italy like a refugee camp". On Saturday, Mr Salvini alleged the Maltese authorities gave fuel and a compass to a boat of 13 migrants to help them reach Lampedusa instead of welcoming them to their country as obliged by European agreements. On Sunday 44

November 11, 2018 6:11 AM Remembrance Day: Procession of 10,000 to pay their respects

A procession of 10,000 people to the Cenotaph will give "a nation's thank you" to those who laid down their lives in World War One. For the first time, members of the public chosen by ballot will pay their respects at the national memorial in Whitehall, central London. It marks 100 years since Armistice Day, when WW1 officially ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 47

November 9, 2018 6:45 PM Ryanair passengers STRANDED as plane SEIZED by authorities over UNPAID debt

Nearly 150 passengers were stranded after the London-bound flight was commandeered at Bordeaux Airport on Thursday. A row over French subsidies Ryanair was paid for flights from Angouleme airport in the Charente region between 2008 and 2009 was blamed for the Boeing 737’s seizure. The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) grounded the Boeing 737 with 149 passengers 48

November 9, 2018 1:34 PM Ryanair plane seized by French authorities in cash row

A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it was due to fly to Stansted with 149 passengers. The dispute was caused by French subsidies paid to Ryanair for flights from Angoulême regional 55