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January 16, 2019 4:45 AM Trump's White House DOUBLES cost of US government shutdown as 800,000 STILL without pay

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s administration has doubled the estimated cost to the US economy caused by a partial government shutdown over the Mexico border wall funding row. The US government has been partially “shut down” for the longest period in American history. The measure came into force shortly before Christmas because Trump could not secure funding 32

January 16, 2019 1:13 AM Labour hatches 2nd referendum plot after Theresa May HUMILIATED by worst defeat in HISTORY

AN ESTIMATED 100 Labour MPs are poised to stage a Brexit rebellion of their own by plotting for a second referendum, according to reports. As Theresa May begins the process of trying to find another way through Brexit, up to 100 Labour MPs will “pivot” to a second referendum today, Sky News has claimed. The move will ratchet up pressure on Jeremy Corbyn 38

January 14, 2019 10:37 PM May's deal would 'DASH Global Britain' warns Fabricant in latest blow to PM

TORY MP Michael Fabricant has lashed out at Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement, insisting the UK's future as a global trading hub would be "dashed" under her deal. Mr Fabricant said Sir Lockwood Smith, who was New Zealand’s High Commissioner until 2017, was also dismissive of Mrs May's Brexit deal. Mr Smith said it would be "difficult" 12

January 14, 2019 6:57 PM Teen Mom UK’s Shannon Wise Explains How Her Relationship With Boyfriend Charlie Is Going After A Tough Series – Exclusive

When Shannon Wise made her emotional debut on Teen Mom UK last series, she faced her fair share of challenges, especially in her relationship with Charlie, with the pair arguing over trust, their schedule with Theodore and their history together. As they prepare to show more of the highs and lows of parenthood in the brand new series, Shannon has exclusively 19

January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 14

January 11, 2019 3:36 PM Out Texas lawmakers form state’s first LGBT caucus

Five out Democrats in Texas have formed the first LGBT+ caucus in the state’s legislature. The five lawmakers came together to launch the first official LGBT+ caucus, which will fight for equal rights in the traditionally-conservative, Republican-controlled state. The LGBT+ caucus will be chaired by state representative Mary González, who was only the second 13

January 9, 2019 10:16 PM Oops! Meghan Markle named to take over THIS patronage from Queen in huge blunder

MEGHAN Markle has been named as patron of the National Theatre in a press release that was quickly taken down - it comes after royal insiders revealed the Duchess of Sussex would be taking over the role from the Queen. Meghan Markle is set to take over from the Queen as patron of the National Theatre, in a press release that was published by mistake 11

January 9, 2019 9:40 PM Let's go WTO! Brexiteer Jenkyns urges MPs to EMBRACE no deal Brexit

PROMINENT Brexiteer MP Andrea Jenkyns defiantly urged MPs on Wednesday to “stand up for democracy” and “embrace a clean Brexit”. Ms Jenkyns told the Commons it is time Britain puts “the ball firmly in our court” and takes the “upper hand” in the Brexit process with the European Union by leaving on World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules and “triumphing 11

January 4, 2019 7:14 PM Curse of Oak Island: Treasure-hunters GRIPPED by ‘money pit’ mystery

SIX lie dead, countless more had their lives ruined – and still the priceless pirate treasure lies buried, undisturbed, where “none but Satan may find it” on Oak Island, Nova Scotia. Treasure seekers claim it hides the untold riches of Marie Antoinette. Others are adamant jewels plundered by ruthless pirate Blackbeard lie buried at the site off the coast 14

January 4, 2019 12:20 PM Liverpool balls: Virgil Van Dijk kills the Reds

Football journalism is a tricky affair. The need to create sensation from dust is testing. Before Manchester City and Liverpool’s big Premier League title decider last night (there are 18 games to go! – ed), the Sun’s Neil Ashton told us that Liverpool are on the up: “Recent history is with them. The night they shook the Kop in last season’s Champions 12