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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 119

January 11, 2019 8:41 AM World War 3: Iran General vows to DESTROY US army bases and threatens Israel ANNIHILATION

AN IRANIAN military chief has threatened to destroy US army bases in the Middle East in a rant in which he also vowed to “annihilate Israel”. The extraordinary outburst came from Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard’s deputy commander for cultural and social affairs. Speaking on Iraqi television network Al-Nujaba, the general 113

January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?

ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 117

December 23, 2018 4:31 PM Rachel Riley Twitter: ‘F*** You!’ Countdown star LASHES OUT in explosive rant

RACHEL RILEY, who is a maths whizz on Channel 4 show Countdown, hit out at an organisation who sent her a notification to sign a petition about Gilad Atzmon. Rachel Riley, 32, shared a screen grab of a message which read: “Rachel, we’re missing your name. “Since you visited, this petition now has 3, 637 supporters.” A note in red followed reading: “Every 85

December 12, 2018 11:54 AM 'END OF THE EU' Salvini has serious WARNING for Brussels if they accept Macron spending

MATTEO Salvini sent a stern warning to the EU claiming the Brussels bloc would come to an end if the European Commission agreed to Emmanuel Macron's new costly budget whilst sanctioning Italy on the same issue. Speaking to the press on his visit to Israel, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister claimed his Government has come up with a solution to the ongoing 114

November 25, 2018 9:50 AM British tourist fails four explosive tests on flight from Middle East

A BRITISH tourist failed explosives tests and was turned away from a flight home in Jordan last night. The unnamed man, in his 60s, had been enjoying a week’s holiday in the Middle Eastern country but was refused permission to board an EasyJet flight to London last night a fellow passenger told Express.co.uk. The passenger witnessed the man, who was travelling 92

November 20, 2018 3:05 PM Chris Ashton ruled out for England while Australia struck by stomach bug

England wing Chris Ashton has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Australia, who have themselves been struck down by a stomach bug. Ashton limped off during the first half of the 35-15 win against Japan with a calf injury that England say will keep him out for a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, 10 members of Australia's travelling party, a mix of players 46

October 26, 2018 11:22 PM BREAKING: Israeli fighter jets ATTACK targets in Gaza after rockets fired at Israel

ISRAELI air forces shot down 16 rockets fired from Gaza on Friday evening, as tension between Israel and Palestine continues to mount. Footage has emerged of an Israeli owned weapon system shooting down rockets fired from Gaza. In response to the rockets, Israeli Defence Force (IDF) fighter jets and attack helicopters have also started taking down targets 66

October 22, 2018 2:39 AM World War 3 fears: Jordan demands Israel RETURN land leased under 1994 peace treaty

According to Jordanian MP Khalil Atiyeh, a week ago, 85 Jordanian MPs signed a petition calling on the King not to renew the lease agreement. A political analyst in the Jordanian capital of Amman, Oraib al-Rantawi said: “The King saw the popular rejection against keeping this agreement with Israel, especially in the last few months where economic decline 36

October 20, 2018 3:20 AM Australia government braced for Wentworth by-election defeat

People are voting in a by-election in a suburban constituency in Sydney, which could wipe out the government's one-seat parliamentary majority. PM Scott Morrison's ruling Liberal Party is fighting to hold the affluent seat of Wentworth, vacated by his predecessor Malcolm Turnbull. Mr Turnbull was ousted by Mr Morrison in an unpopular party coup in August 53