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January 17, 2018 2:39 PM We won't pay! Netherlands say nations hit most by Brexit should not plug EU funding hole

THE Netherlands have warned EU nations hit most by Brexit will not plug the funding blackhole left by Britain’s decision to unshackle itself from the European Union. As Brussels chiefs count the cost of life without the UK, Jean-Claude Juncker ordered EU nations to prop-up the ailing bloc in the wake of the UK’s departure by raising their contributions 9

January 17, 2018 11:40 AM 'You put the EU over your PEOPLE!’ Fiery Farage BLASTS Irish PM for siding with Juncker

NIGEL FARAGE skewered the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for choosing the European Union over the Irish people during a fiery European Parliament rant. The Brexiteer savaged Mr Varadkar, calling him a “devotee” to the European Union. Speaking in European Parliament after Mr Varadkaar had given a speech, Mr Farage said: “Well Mr Varadkar you are very popular 10

January 15, 2018 2:15 AM Weather warnings as Arctic winds, hail and snow set to sweep across Britain

Up to 20cm of snow is possible on high ground, with ice, strong winds and power cuts also possible, according to weather warnings. A yellow weather warning has been issued for snow and ice from Monday afternoon through to Wednesday evening. The warning covers Northern Ireland, most of Scotland and the far north of England, where Met Office spokeswoman 5

January 15, 2018 12:00 AM Britain braces for POLAR BLAST: Met Office issues UK snow and ice warnings for THIS WEEK

PEOPLE across the UK can expect a very chilly start to the week as a “polar maritime air mass” whips through the country, prompting the Met Office to issue snow and ice warnings. A yellow warning has been issued by the Met Office for northern parts of the UK from Monday with frequent and heavy hail and snow showers set to affect millions of people, with those 12

January 12, 2018 11:10 PM Spain 'breaks EU ranks' to DEFY Angela Merkel and back minimum tariff Brexit deal with UK

SPAIN has backed minimum tariffs for a post-Brexit agreement with the UK, despite Angela Merkel taking a much harder line against Theresa May as the PM seeks to unshackle Britain from the Brussels bloc. Both Spain and the Netherlands have agreed to push for a Brexit deal “that keeps Britain as close to the EU as possible”, it has been reported 10

January 11, 2018 3:27 PM Earning his stripes: Talented gymnast shows off his incredible trampoline skills while riding an inflatable ZEBRA

This amazing footage shows a Cirque Du Soleil acrobat perform flips and tricks on a trampoline - all while riding an inflatable zebra. Elijah Noel Holt who describes himself as a professional zebra rider blackflips off a platform and onto a trampoline, grabbing the zebra and somersaulting into the air. He said that he has been riding a zebra professionally 4

January 8, 2018 4:13 AM Former WTO chief, UN envoy Peter Sutherland dies at 71

LONDON (AP) - Irish businessman and diplomat Peter Sutherland, who was the first director-general of the World Trade Organization and held top posts in the European Union and the United Nations, has died. He was 71. Sutherland's family says he died Sunday at a Dublin hospital after a long illness. Trained as a lawyer, Sutherland was Ireland's attorney 3

January 5, 2018 1:21 PM Tony Blair BEGS EU leaders to STOP Brexit in latest attempt to THWART democratic vote

TONY BLAIR demanded European Union leaders “show leadership” over Brexit and do all they can to keep Britain in the Brussels bloc. The former Prime Minister threatened EU officials and said Britain’s discontent with the bloc could easily occur in any European country. Speaking to Euronews, Mr Blair said “if Brexit goes ahead” then Europe will lose out. He said the European 15

January 4, 2018 12:08 PM In pictures: Storm Eleanor's winds and waves batter western Europe after hitting Ireland and Britain

After battering Britain and Ireland, Storm Eleanor slammed into western Europe, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights. After battering Britain and Ireland, Storm Eleanor – packing winds up to 100mph (160kph) – slammed into western Europe, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights. Authorities said one person was killed and at least 17

January 4, 2018 6:05 AM Live Q&A with Eric Clapton at Bolton Cinema documentary premiere

A BOLTON cinema is hosting a special event to mark the launch of a new documentary about rock and blues figurehead Eric Clapton. The Light Cinema Bolton is one of a select group of picture houses across the UK and Ireland to premier the film on January 10, ahead of its release two days later. Told in Clapton’s own words, Life in 12 Bars journeys into the life and music 5