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October 23, 2018 10:39 AM Tommy Robinson: Contempt case referred to attorney general

An allegation of contempt of court against ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is being referred to the attorney general. Mr Robinson appeared at the Old Bailey, facing an allegation that he had committed contempt by filming people before a criminal trial. But within minutes Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC ruled it needed to be referred up for further 5

October 23, 2018 8:36 AM Tommy Robinson in court: EDL founder at Old Bailey

TOMMY Robinson, the former English Defence League leader said he is “100 percent” going back to jail today ahead of an appearance at the Old Bailey over allegations of contempt of court. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was first imprisoned in August for the case, but his sentence was quashed due to procedural failings. He could be jailed 7

October 19, 2018 6:52 AM Austria REBELS against Italy: We WON'T pay for YOUR debt, blasts Sebastian Kurz

AUSTRIAN chancellor Sebastian Kurz has again savaged Italy over its ballooning £2trillion (€2.3trillion) debt. Mr Kurz, 32, slammed the populist Rome government as a bitter row with Brussels rages around Italy’s budget proposals. Italy’s 2019 budget draft breaches EU rules, the European Commission told Rome on Thursday. Before Thursday’s crunch EU leaders’ 5

October 18, 2018 8:42 AM In pictures: 'Eye of Istanbul' photographer Ara Guler dies at 90

One of Turkey's best known photojournalists, Ara Guler, has died at the age of 90. Nicknamed The Eye of Istanbul, Ara Guler chronicled the city with melancholic black-and-white pictures taken mostly with a Leica camera. He died in hospital in Istanbul on Wednesday after suffering heart failure, Anadolu news agency said. Guler, who was born to ethnic 10

October 17, 2018 10:04 PM 'I love a firm, hard Brexit!' Robbie Williams jokingly reveals how to handle negotiations

ROBBIE Williams jokingly admitted he prefers a “firm, hard Brexit”, while other celebrities also joked about how they would handle Brexit negotiations while on the red carpet at the annual ITV Palooza event on Tuesday. But Mrs May refused to drop her controversial Chequers proposal, which has been rejected by both Remainers and Brexiteers. When Labour 6

October 17, 2018 2:40 PM ‘I hear the criticism!’ Emmanuel Macron opens up over PLUMMETING public support

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday admitted that his aloof leadership style and recent political missteps had disappointed the public, after reshuffling his government in an effort to breathe new life into his reform agenda. “With Emmanuel Macron, the worst [choice] is always the safest,” far-right leader Marine Le Pen tweeted on Tuesday, in a thinly 6

October 16, 2018 11:23 PM Nehanda, the Shona spirit medium that inspired Mugabe

Nehanda Nyakasikana was a Shona spirit medium who led the fight against the British colonisers in what is now Zimbabwe in the 19th Century. She took her name from the spirit which possessed her and it gave her great status among her people. She became a spiritual, political and military leader of the Shona people. She refused to convert to Christianity 7

October 15, 2018 9:40 PM Macron wades into North Korea row

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has condemned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, insisting Pyongyang must show proof of nuclear dismantlement or Paris will refuse to help denuclearisation efforts as tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula. Mr Macron vowed to help North Korea achieve complete denuclearisation, assisting the United States and South Korea 9

October 14, 2018 3:11 PM Red Arrows’ longest serving pilot retires: Falklands pilot steps down after 2500 flights

The longest-serving Red Arrows pilot ever - who flew the Tornado F3 over the Falklands and for the Queen in this year's RAF 100 celebrations - has retired. Ten years and 2,585 flights after his first day, Squadron Leader Mike Ling has flown 29 different Hawk jets for a total of 1,765 hours during his career, which has seen him visit 46 countries 10

October 13, 2018 12:49 PM Leo Varadkar’s Irish Government on brink of COLLAPSE: Fears as Brexit hits critical point

IRELAND’S government is on the brink of collapse as Brexit talks reach boiling point. Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael government has been urged to remove a threat to hold a snap election until a final Brexit deal is reached. Main opposition party Fianna Fail's leader Micheal Martin wrote to the Taoiseach Mr Varadkar warning him it would be best both parties 47