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June 18, 2018 9:25 AM Brexit LIVE updates: Lords set to DEFEAT May with fresh demand for meaningful vote

THE Brexit battle will dominate Westminster today as the House of Lords squares off with Prime Minister Theresa May in a bid to grant MPs powers to block exit from the EU. Under Government plans, if MPs reject the agreement reached by Mrs May with Brussels, or if no deal has been obtained by January 21, Parliament will be offered the opportunity only to vote on a "neutral 46

June 14, 2018 4:14 PM World premiere celebrates Dusty Springfield

DUSTY, the landmark new musical about pop icon Dusty Springfield, receives its world premiere at the Theatre Royal Bath next week. Based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, and with a fiercely funny and emotionally charged script from Jonathan Harvey, it stars Katherine Kingsley in what promises to be a career-defining performance 44

June 7, 2018 8:33 PM Oprah Winfrey is brought to tears as she gets a first look at the Smithsonian museum exhibit honoring her legacy

For 25 years, Oprah Winfrey brought women to tears with heartbreaking stories, breathtaking makeovers, and generous gifts that would go down in history. But this week it was Oprah's turn to cry as she got a first glimpse at a new Smithsonian exhibit to honor her incredible legacy. Oprah couldn't help but shed a few tears as she walked through 'Watching 30

May 30, 2018 2:00 PM John Worboys' victim says she will never stop fighting to keep him in jail as she vows 'every time he's up for parole I'll be there trying to block it'

A victim of black cap rapist John Worboys has vowed to come face to face with him in prison in a bid to stop him being freed. The woman says she plans on attending a parole hearing in the coming months to read an impact statement. She hopes that by revealing the devastating impact his crimes have had on her life, it will keep the serial sex attacker 45

May 17, 2018 9:47 AM European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

LONDON (AP) - European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the international measure of oil struck its highest level in three-and-a-half years after French oil giant Total threatened to pull out of Iran. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent to 7,754 while France's 43

May 12, 2018 10:16 PM Trump administration is looking into ways to help the Iranian people topple the regime after the US withdrew from the nuclear deal, report claims

The Trump administration is reportedly looking into a new plan that would help citizens of Iran topple the country's hardline regime. Less than a week President Trump announced the US would be withdrawing from the landmark Iran nuclear accord despite widespread opposition from allies who warned that pulling out of the agreement could cause a global crisis 34

May 12, 2018 4:00 AM York's landmark Parliament Street fountain is about to vanish

YORK'S Parliament Street fountain will be gone within a fortnight, after council bosses announced work would start on Monday. The decision to get rid of the fountain was confirmed in April and from Monday workers will start removing the structure and relaying the stone around it. Cllr Peter Dew, executive member for planning, who approved the removal 49

May 7, 2018 11:46 AM Iranian president seeks EU guarantees not to scrap nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran would be willing not to abandon its nuclear deal even if the US pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Tehran would keep benefiting from the accord. Mr Rouhani’s remarks came ahead of President Donald Trump’s decision expected later this week on whether to pull the US out of the landmark 22

April 11, 2018 9:13 AM Most Britons think Good Friday Agreement was telly programme with Chris Evans

TWO decades on from the Good Friday Agreement, most Britons think it was a telly programme with Chris Evans. A countrywide survey showed that 18 per cent believed it concerned Ireland, 22 per cent thought it recognised Boyzone’s win at Eurovision and 60 thought it was a telly programme where Chris Evans took the piss out of someone called Will. Nathan 52

March 31, 2018 5:13 PM Romelu Lukaku scores 100th Premier League goal during Manchester United's win over Swansea

The big-money summer signing became the 28th player to net a century of goals in the division as his strike went in via a deflection off Alfie Mawson. That strike happened in the fifth minute of the match at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon as United leapfrogged Liverpool to move back into second in the table. Lukaku is the fifth youngest player and first 87