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January 16, 2019 5:37 AM Australian Open: Kevin Anderson knocked out by Frances Tiafoe

Fifth seed Kevin Anderson is out of the Australian Open after being beaten in four sets by American Frances Tiafoe. Anderson, who reached the final at Wimbledon in 2018, took the first set 6-4 but his 20-year-old opponent fought back to take the next three 6-4 6-4 7-5 and seal a place in the third round. World number 39 Tiafoe had never previously progressed 32

January 13, 2019 8:33 AM Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

A former communist militant who Brazil's new president had vowed to extradite has been detained in Bolivia, a Brazilian official said. Italian Cesare Battisti is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. Battisti spent years in Brazil as a refugee, backed by former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva 10

January 12, 2019 5:00 PM Michael McIntyre wife: How McIntyre was 'BEST FRIENDS' with wife's dad

MICHAEL McIntyre returns tonight for the last episode of his entertainment show, but did you know the comedian was close friends with his wife’s dad, Simon Ward? Comedian Michael McIntyre has been in the business for a number of years, but despite this he reveals he still suffers from anxiety. The 42-year-old who is married to Kitty Ward and has two sons said even though 15

January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'

THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 15

January 11, 2019 3:35 AM China to be world LARGEST economy by 2030

THE US will lose its place as the world’s biggest economy by 2030, falling below China and India, according to a new report. The study was produced by UK banking firm Standard Chartered. Britain, France, Italy and Canada are all predicted to fall out of the world’s top 10 economies. They will be overtaken by Turkey, Brazil and Egypt which are forecast 21

January 10, 2019 10:47 PM MACRON WARNING: Italy leader threatens EU split by DEFYING France to meet 'yellow vests'

ITALY’S deputy leader has pledged to meet with leaders of the ‘yellow vest’ movement in France despite being warned to stay out of French affairs. Luigi Di Maio said he hoped the talks would pave the way to involving the anti-establishment protestors in his vision for a populist wave in the upcoming European Parliament elections. The deputy prime minister 13

January 10, 2019 1:43 PM EU SHOWDOWN: Italy promises to unite with Poland to instigate ‘European SPRING’

ITALY’S firebrand deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is trying to create a populist alliance to take on the Brussels establishment in a showdown over the future of the European Union. Mr Salvini, who leads the nationalist, anti-immigrant League party, pledged to create a “new European spring” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and to work with Poland’s 11

January 10, 2019 10:54 AM 'EU the real eurosceptics!' Salvini WARNS Brussels of upcoming REVOLT – 'Italy the engine'

MATTEO Salvini vowed to revolutionise the European Union in a stern warning to Brussels claiming the "real eurosceptics" of Europe are those who are governing the bloc at the moment. But the groups, as they are, so far have different approaches on certain issues. Mr Salvini hopes to make his new group, comprised of 130 seats, the second strongest party 16

January 9, 2019 2:44 PM Macron MUST ‘LISTEN’ French humiliation as GERMANY makes shock yellow vests intervention

SENIOR German conservative Manfred Weber has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to “listen” to anti-establishment protesters, stressing that European citizens should play a key role in shaping government policy. The yellow vest crisis – which started as a protest against fuel tax hikes and morphed into an anti-Macron rebellion – could mark a shift 10

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 12