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June 20, 2018 11:01 PM 'STOP Brexit' Jacob Rees-Mogg heckled by 'loud-mouthed' Remoaners during LIVE interview

LEADING Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg was heckled during a live BBC interview by Remain supporters waving EU flags who repeatedly shouted “stop Brexit”. The Conservative MP was debating with Hilary Benn, after the Government won a key Brexit vote in the House of Commons, when he was targeted by EU flag waving Remain supporters at Westminster. Jacob Rees-Mogg 5

June 20, 2018 10:26 PM Foreign aid budget could be SLASHED unless 'WASTEFUL' rules altered warns Penny Mordaunt

INTERNATIONAL Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has declared the UK’s aid spending could be slashed if strict rules on what counts as foreign aid cannot be changed, sources have claimed. The official noted vast sums of taxpayers’ money are being sent abroad as aid, which does not count towards the 0.7 percent target set by the Government 7

June 20, 2018 9:27 PM South Sudan's warring leaders meet for 1st time since 2016

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - South Sudan's warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war, shaking hands but making no public comments. South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar continued meeting into the night and were expected to continue discussions 5

June 20, 2018 9:22 PM Baby on the way! Pregnant New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, 37, is rushed to hospital after going into labour

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 37, is in labour with her first child. The pregnant Prime Minister arrived at Auckland City Hospital accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford on Thursday morning. Ms Ardern is set to make history as the first New Zealand Prime Minister to give birth while in the top seat. The pregnant Prime Minister arrived 1

June 20, 2018 9:13 PM Income tax could decide school funding

The federal government is being tight-lipped on a proposal to link funding for private schools to the amount of income tax paid by parents. The National School Resources Board is expected to recommend the government use data-matching tools to examine tax returns and child enrolments, Fairfax Media reported on Thursday. "The board is consulting widely

June 20, 2018 3:37 PM What is John Bercow's role in the deal with Tory rebels?

Tory rebels backed down today after the Government insisted the Speaker John Bercow was ultimately in charge of whether the 'meaningful vote' can be amended. The potential rebellion today was over a Government amendment which said the 'meaningful vote' had to be a 'neutral motion'. Ministers relied on the rulebook of the House of Commons, called Standing 1

June 20, 2018 2:52 PM Greek far-right lawmaker freed pending treason-related trial

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities have released from police custody an extreme far-right lawmaker pending his trial on treason-related charges. A council of judges on Wednesday ordered Constantinos Barbaroussis to pay bail of 30,000 euros ($35,000), and banned him from leaving Greece pending his trial. He was arrested in Athens Monday, three days after

June 20, 2018 11:13 AM Woman is decapitated in Indian train toilet where police feared she was raped before being murdered

A woman's body was found decapitated in a train toilet India after after she was brutally 'raped and murdered' according to police. The Government Railway Police (GRP) said they discovered the woman's head on the track at Delanga, around 20 miles away from Puri station, and found her body soon after on Wednesday. The woman's body was found lying in the train 1

June 20, 2018 10:36 AM Migration issue will be the 'end of Europe' if EU don't reach deal by June, claims expert

POLITICAL analyst Alexis Poulin claimed the immigration crisis could be the “end of Europe” if the European Union cannot reach an agreement among all member states on how to deal with the crisis in time for the EU summit at the end of June. The political analyst warned the European Union must reform its immigration strategy with a “truly European deal” in time for the EU summit 5

June 20, 2018 10:19 AM Alfalfa sprouts are linked to seven cases of deadly salmonella

A state-wide warning has been issued after seven people contracted salmonella from eating alfalfa sprouts. South Australians have been warned to not eat products sold by Adelaide business SA Sprouts, which has since been shut down. The Government of South Australia issued the warning on Wednesday, confirming 21 people have contracted the deadly disease 5