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June 18, 2018 7:12 AM Safe after a week at sea: Ships carrying 630 African migrants including pregnant women and children finally dock in Spain after being refused entry to Italy and Malta

Three ships carrying a total of 630 migrants from Africa have finally docked in Spain after they were rescued off Libyan shores and Italy and Malta refused them entry. Italian coastguard vessel Dattilo arrived just before 7am on Sunday with 270 migrants on board, followed by the NGO-managed Aquarius ship carrying 106 and Italian navy boat Orione with the final 7 1

June 17, 2018 9:46 PM Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win

Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won. Only two of the top dozen teams have victories. Top-ranked Germany lost to No. 15 Mexico, second-ranked Brazil tied No. 6 Switzerland, No. 4 Portugal drew 10th-ranked Spain, and No. 5 Argentina tied 22nd-ranked Iceland. Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group 7

June 17, 2018 9:42 PM Billy Caldwell: Senior MP urges reform over medical cannabis

A senior MP leading an all-party group looking at medical cannabis has called the existing laws "bizarre and cruel". Sir Mike Penning MP has called for "fundamental reform" of the system. "Medical cannabis is a health issue, not a misuse of drugs issue," Sir Mike said in a statement. "It's about patients and relieving suffering." It follows the Home Secretary's 4

June 17, 2018 5:33 PM Australia-EU to begin trade talks

Australians could be a step closer to cheaper imported French champagne with Canberra and Brussels set to begin free trade talks. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is in Canberra on Monday for meetings with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and other ministers. They will officially launch the start of negotiations for a free trade 7

June 17, 2018 4:41 PM Kolarov scores from free kick, Serbia beats Costa Rica 1-0

SAMARA, Russia (AP) - With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal

June 17, 2018 10:01 AM 'EU survival at stake' European Parliament chief says EU faces crunch decision in 2 WEEKS

THE President of the European Parliament has admitted that the future of the European Union faces a make-or-break moment by the end of June if European leaders cannot resolve the expanding migration crisis. The President of the European Parliament Antoni Tajani issued a shock warning to European leaders ahead of a crucial European Council summit at the end of June. Speaking 9

June 17, 2018 8:50 AM Spain welcomes migrants as disputed Aquarius ship arrives in Valencia after Italy snub

SPAIN has welcomed 630 migrants who were stranded in the Mediterranean after being turned away by Italy and Malta. An Italian navy boat, known as the Dattilo, which had some of the migrants on board entered the port of Valencia shortly before 7am this morning. It was followed shortly afterwards by the Aquarius, which rescued the migrants last weekend 6

June 17, 2018 12:49 AM Palm oil ban will hit UK

BILLIONS of pounds in trade and thousands of jobs will be lost as the EU heads towards a trade war with Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, claim economists. The three Asian economies, worth a total £2trillion, are set to grow in the coming decades, and have declared they will retaliate if the EU goes ahead with a proposed ban on palm oil. A report by Copenhagen 8

June 7, 2018 1:48 AM Foreign road signs that can drive Britons up the wall

BRITISH drivers are baffled by European road signs, a survey revealed yesterday. Millions who have ventured across the channel admit to having driven on the wrong side of the road. The survey of 2,000 drivers found that driving on the right-hand side of the road (59 per cent), identifying foreign traffic signs (44 per cent) and understanding foreign 10

June 6, 2018 11:06 AM Revealed: The most viewed overseas homes for sale on Zoopla including a Majorcan villa once featured on hit TV show Love Island

The most viewed homes for sale overseas have been revealed, with one location repeatedly featuring in the list compiled by property website Zoopla. Spain dominates the top 10 list of most viewed homes overseas for sale suggesting that buyers are keen on a home in the sun within easy reach of Britain. The list also includes properties in France, Italy 13 1