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October 17, 2018 10:12 AM Yet another place that’s too far away legalises weed

YET another country that is far too distant from Britain to be worth the trip has irritatingly made weed legal. Canada, which like Colorado and California and Alaska is a ten-hour international flight away and therefore useless for stag dos, is merrily puffing away on cannabis while jealous Brits are stuck at home with crap hash. Tom Booker of Leeds 5

October 16, 2018 6:44 AM Saudi Arabia ‘to ADMIT missing journalist killed’ in consulate interrogation

SAUDI Arabia will admit missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a botched interrogation after he entered its Istanbul consulate, it has been claimed. Turkish and Saudi crime investigators probing the Washington Post contributor’s disappearance left the Saudi consulate after a nine-hour search on Tuesday. But despite denying being behind Mr Khashoggi’s 6

October 14, 2018 10:03 AM Ironman World Championship: Lucy Charles second behind Daniela Ryf

Britain's Lucy Charles took silver in the Ironman World Championship behind Daniela Ryf who won despite being stung by a jellyfish just before the start. The 31-year-old Swiss said the pain was so bad that she considered pulling out of the race in Kona, Hawaii. After the swimming section, she was nine minutes off the lead but fought back to win in record 6

October 13, 2018 1:47 PM Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer beaten but Novak Djokovic into final against Borna Coric

Roger Federer was beaten by Croatia's Borna Coric in the Shanghai Masters semi-finals but Novak Djokovic reached Snday's final with a dominant victory. Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer, who will be replaced by Djokovic as world number two on Monday, lost 6-4 6-4 to Coric. Serb Djokovic thrashed German world number five Alexander Zverev 6-2 6-1 in just over an hour to reach 6

October 12, 2018 3:01 PM Brexiteer Bridgen predicts May could be ousted NEXT WEEK amid Chequers customs union row

LEADING Brexiteer Andrew Bridgen claimed Theresa May's time in power could be numbered as he revealed a number of Brexiteers have been invited to Number 10 next week. However, ministers including International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have voiced their disapproval already. Speculation is rife that there could be more resignations to add to those of Mr Johnson 8

October 11, 2018 10:36 AM Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

A capsule carrying the two crew members of a Russian Soyuz rocket that malfunctioned on lift-off has landed safely in Kazakhstan. Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague are reported to be "in good condition", both Nasa and Russian media said. The rocket had taken off for the International Space Station (ISS) when it suffered a problem 15

October 10, 2018 1:20 AM World War 3: China to send MEGA-DRONES to Pakistan DAYS AFTER Russia-India arms deal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin “are unanimous in strengthening multi-polarity and multilateralism in the rapidly changing world”. The Pakistani air force's Sherdils Aerobatic Team first announced on Sunday the state-run Pakistan Aeronautical Complex company and China's government-owned 5

October 9, 2018 3:17 AM UK weather forecast: WIND STORM to batter Britain with potential DANGER TO LIFE

THE MET OFFICE has issued a “danger to life” warning for the end of the week as a storm with threatening winds is expected to hit parts of the UK. The strongest winds are forecast across Northern Ireland during Friday morning and across Scotland throughout Friday afternoon and evening. The Met Office fears winds could reach 70 to 80 miles per hour around 5

October 8, 2018 11:03 PM UK film and TV sees record investment

The British Film Institute (BFI) says the UK film and TV industry generated a record £7.9bn in 2016, helped by government tax reliefs. A BFI-commissioned report found that £632m in tax relief prompted additional spending of more than £3bn on the creation of films, high-end television, such as The Crown, and computer games. It said HM Revenue and Customs 5

October 7, 2018 9:07 AM German far-right rock concert ends in violence

Eight police officers in an east German town were slightly injured on Saturday night after they were pelted with bottles at a far-right rock concert. The concert, in the market place of Apolda, Thuringia, was halted after an hour because of the violence. Around 700 neo-Nazis attended the concert, which had been dubbed "Rock Against the Overflow of Foreigners" 6