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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 117

January 10, 2019 7:34 PM Is Alaska at risk of a tsunami to rival 1964?

ALASKA has seen a staggering 98 earthquakes in just 10 days, but is the US state at risk of a tsunami to rival that of 1964? Earthquakes today: Alaska has had nearly 100 earthquakes since the year began (Image: GETTY/ GOOGLE MAPS) Tsunamis are likely to occur around Alaska, and one still fresh in people’s minds is the tsunami which followed a mammoth 108

January 8, 2019 7:35 PM Margot Robbie to play Barbie in new live-action film

The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star replaces comedian Amy Schumer, who dropped out of the project in 2017. The Wolf Of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star will also serve as a producer on the project, which is a joint venture between Hollywood studio Warner Bros and toy manufacturer Mattel. Robbie, 28, said she was "honoured" to take on the role of Barbie 155

January 8, 2019 12:58 PM MH370 FOUND: Debris discovered in Madagascar gives huge boost to families

AIRCRAFT debris found in Madagascar is most likely from the missing MH370 flight, officials have confirmed, giving fresh new hope for families of victims who lost their lives in the disaster that they may finally attain some sort of closure. US firm Ocean Infinity, who was in charge of the search operation, used a deep-sea vessel to survey a large area of the southern 141

January 7, 2019 6:23 PM Seven die in massive Alps snowfall from Germany to Italy

At least seven people have died in the Alps during a weekend of heavy snow, with skiers facing a high avalanche risk in Austria, Germany and Italy. Two separate avalanches killed two German skiers in Austria's Vorarlberg mountains. A third skier died in Pongau district, near Salzburg. In Bavaria, a skier died when a tree collapsed near Bad Tölz. An avalanche 117

January 6, 2019 4:27 AM Universal credit: Vote to extend benefit to 3 million delayed

The next stage of the universal credit rollout appears to have been delayed amid concerns about the controversial new benefits system. MPs were due to vote on whether to move three million benefit claimants onto universal credit in the next few weeks. But this vote has been pushed back and Parliament will instead be asked to vote on transferring just 10,000 people 91

January 2, 2019 1:09 PM John Lewis Christmas Eve sales end year with a boost

Retail chain John Lewis Partnership saw an 11% rise in sales in the last week of 2018 compared with a year earlier. The partnership includes both John Lewis department stores and Waitrose supermarkets. John Lewis reported very strong sales on Christmas Eve itself - which was included in the last week of trading - as customers bought last-minute gifts 69

December 27, 2018 3:31 PM High Street boost: Free parking to help traders

SHOPPERS should be allowed to park for free to help revive the fortunes of the High Street. Two hours free parking would encourage more people to head to town centres instead of retail parks, according to communities minister Jake Berry. He said: "It has been tried in a number of places. Where I have seen it succeed, the free parking lasts for two hours 83

December 18, 2018 9:47 AM Alfonso Ribeiro sues Fortnite over use of Carlton dance from Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

Now this is a story all about how... Carlton Banks's moves got ripped (allegedly) and turned into popular video game features. And it seems the actor, who played Will Smith's cousin in the 1990s US sitcom, wants it to stay that way. The 47-year-old is accusing the makers of computer games Fortnite and NBA 2K of ripping off the much loved Carlton dance 102

December 13, 2018 6:43 PM World War 3 fears as Turkey begins MILITARY OPERATIONS against US-backed Kurdish fighters

TURKEY will launch a new military operation in Syria against the US-backed Kurdish militia, according to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh fears of World War 3. “Our partners in the US led coalition are well aware of these Turkish moves because a Turkish attack against us can also impact the US efforts to defeat terrorists.” Turkey and the United 87