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September 16, 2018 4:15 PM 'They DON'T discuss it' EU leaders SAVAGED for dodging questions over Hungary dispute

EUROPEAN Union leaders have been urged to take a firm stance on Hungary's controversial right-wing prime minister Viktor Orban. Mr Orban has been widely accused of flouting EU rules on democracy, civil rights and corruption since rising to power in 2010. MEPs last week voted to bring disciplinary action against Budapest's government by triggering Brussels' 12

September 16, 2018 9:18 AM 'Brexit is a disaster and I would love to reverse it,' says actress Celia Imrie

Actress Celia Imrie has described Brexit as a "disaster" and said she would "love" to reverse it. The 66-year-old star of films such as Calendar Girls and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel said she feared losing the UK's "friendship" with Europe as a result of Brexit. She told the Press Association: "Who knows what's going to happen? I think it's a disaster 6

September 15, 2018 10:09 AM EXCLUSIVE: Furious MEPs tear apart Juncker speech – shows he is 'away with the fairies'

EUROPEAN MEPs found common ground this week as they tore apart Jean-Claude Juncker's last speech as European Commision leader, coming together to condemn his calls for "more Europe" in the face of growing dissent. Chief Eurocrat Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his last State of the Union speech in Strasbourg on Wednesday before stepping down at the end of his mandate 8

September 7, 2018 10:49 PM Jermaine Jones retires, 11 months after his last match

Jermaine Jones retires, 11 months after his last match Midfielder Jermaine Jones announced his retirement, 11 months after his last match for Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy. The 36-year-old midfielder, born in West Germany to an American father and West German mother, had four goals in 69 appearances for the United States from 2010-17, highlighted by a tying 2

September 5, 2018 5:14 PM Former Man United chief scout Javier Ribalta reveals he wanted club to sign Can and Goretzka

Former Manchester United chief scout Javier Ribalta reveals he wanted club to sign Emre Can and Leon Goretzka on free transfers before summer exit Man United's former head of recruitment Javier Ribalta has admitted he wanted to bring Emre Can to Old Trafford after he left Liverpool on a free transfer during the summer. Ribalta regrets not being able to sign Can while 7

September 5, 2018 12:46 PM George Medal won by hero WW2 policeman who saved entire family from Kensington home goes up for sale

George Medal won by hero policeman who saved entire family from Kensington home bombed by the Nazis during the Blitz goes up for sale The story of a hero policeman who saved an entire family from a collapsing house can be revealed ahead of his George Medal going up for sale later this month. PC Walter Taylor was off duty in 1940 when a German bomb fell on a house 4

September 2, 2018 3:29 PM Trump brands Merkel 'RIDICULOUS': US president predicts EU capitulation in trade standoff

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has hit out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the American leader intensified his rhetoric of a trade war with the EU this week. President Trump intensified his rhetoric against Brussels, claiming that the EU’s trade policies were “as bad as China”. He agreed in July to hold back on his proposed 25 percent tariffs on cars to allow 12

September 2, 2018 1:00 AM US Open 2018: Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber knocked out by Dominika Cibulkova

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber was beaten 3-6 6-3 6-3 by Slovakian 29th seed Dominika Cibulkova in the third round of the US Open in New York. Kerber broke three times in the first set but Cibulkova repeated the feat in the second to take it to a decider. The German fourth seed was then broken again twice in the final set and misses out on a last- 14

August 29, 2018 11:01 PM BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Barnier – 'We are prepared to offer UK deal like NO OTHER third country'

MICHEL Barnier is preparing to offer Britain a partnership like there “has never been with any third country” as the European Union negotiator hopes to bring life to the stalled Brexit negotiations. Speaking in Berlin, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said: “We are prepared to offer a partnership with Britain such as has never been with any other third 10

August 26, 2018 8:47 PM Henry Moore watercolour sketch found among Nazi art hoard

The sketch was among 1,500 works found in Germany in 2012 that had belonged to art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt. He bought the piece after it was confiscated from a German museum in the 1930s after it was classified as "degenerate art" by Adolf Hitler. The sketch was discovered through the BBC One programme Fake Or Fortune? During the show a document was found 10