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January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 93

December 25, 2018 12:01 AM BREXIT FURY: Wetherspoons boss has KEY message for businesses wanting to SCUPPER Brexit

WETHERSPOONS founder Tim Martin has called on prominent Remainers, including the likes of Bank of England boss Mark Carney and Chancellor Philip Hammond, to “stop running the country down” with claims of “economic direness” under a no-deal Brexit. The Brexiteer businessman told Remainers against keeping the UK closely linked to Brussels after it leaves 174

December 13, 2018 9:58 AM Turkey train crash: At least nine dead in Ankara

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least nine people and injured 47, Turkey's transport minister has said. Images from the scene showed emergency services working to rescue people from badly damaged carriages. Reports quoting local officials said the high-speed train had collided with another 47

December 13, 2018 6:11 AM HORROR CRASH in Ankara, Turkey as high-speed train DERAILS leaving 4 dead and 43 injured

A HIGH-SPEED train crashed in the Turkish capital of Ankara in a horrific collision, killing four and injuring 43, Ankara Governor Vasip Sahin confirmed on Thursday morning. A total of two carriages were derailed as a result of the crash. It occurred as the train collided with the main gate of Ankara’s Marsandiz train station. The Ankara governor has confirmed 41

December 4, 2018 10:18 AM Carney warns no-deal could see 10% shopping bill hike

The Bank of England governor set out his view of the expected impact of crashing out of the EU without a withdrawal agreement as he appeared before MPs on the Treasury select committee. Food prices would be expected to see a sharp one-off rise as the impact of new tariff barriers and a plunge in the pound takes effect, he said. "In the most extreme scenario 85

November 30, 2018 3:03 PM An Indonesian city has banned gay sex to ‘eradicate LGBT’

Pariaman in Indonesia has passed a law banning gay sex and other “acts that are considered LGBT.” The city on Sumatra island, which is home to more than 80,000 people, will issue one million rupiah (£55) fines to same-sex couples convicted of committing “immoral acts” and anyone who is found to be “acting as a transvestite,” according to AFP. Fitri Nora, head of the local 47

November 29, 2018 7:30 AM BREXIT LIVE: May’s Brexit on the BRINK

PRESSURE is growing on Theresa May with just weeks to go ahead of a crunch vote in Parliament which could see her Brexit plan destroyed. Yesterday, Bank of England governor Mark Carney was accused of stoking “project hysteria” after publishing an analysis of a no-deal Brexit’s impact of Britain’s economy. Critics rounded on Mr Carney’s “doomsday” scenario 58

November 29, 2018 6:03 AM Brexit: UK economy not ready for no deal, Mark Carney says

Large parts of the British economy are not ready for a no-deal Brexit, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said. Fewer than half of businesses have initiated contingency plans, Mr Carney told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. He said the UK would need a transition period to adapt to whatever form of departure from the EU Parliament chose. Mr Carney 45

November 28, 2018 9:01 PM 'We've heard it all before!' Farage tears apart Carney's 'CATASTROPHIC' Brexit forecasts

NIGEL Farage was quick to dismantle the latest Brexit impact forecasts from the Bank of England, with the MEP mocking Governor Mark Carney and his team for being unable to "predict what's going to happen next Thursday." The Bank of England on Wednesday published its latest analysis of the effects Brexit could have on the British economy. The report has suggested 40

November 25, 2018 5:10 PM Iran earthquake: 6.3 tremor strikes on Iraq border

About 200 people were injured in the 6.3 magnitude quake on Sunday. The earthquake was at a depth of 65 kilometres (40 miles) and struck 114 km (70 miles) northwest of the city of Ilam. Six rescue teams were sent to the area, according to Iranian television. Houshang Bazvand, the governor of Kermanshah province, said: "About 200 to 210 people have been injured 112