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January 15, 2019 10:41 PM BREXIT WARNING: Theresa May's CRUSHING defeat is 'beginning of the end of Brexit'

SIR VINCE CABLE has claimed Theresa May’s bruising Brexit defeat in the House of Commons on Tuesday evening spells the “beginning of the end of Brexit”. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has claimed Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit defeat is the “beginning of the end” of the UK’s departure from the EU. The Prime Minister suffered a historic 581

January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 127

January 14, 2019 11:28 AM Hugh Grant issues plea after script stolen in car break-in

The actor says the script contains "many weeks worth of notes and ideas" as he makes an appeal for help to get it back. The actor said a bag taken in the theft, which happened on Sunday evening, also contained his children's medical cards. In an appeal for help on Twitter, he said: "In the unlikely chance that anyone knows who broke into my car tonight 175

January 10, 2019 11:13 PM Question Time: Fiona Bruce hosts her first programme

Fiona Bruce is hosting the first edition of Question Time to be broadcast since David Dimbleby's departure. "It's lovely to be here," she told the audience in Islington in North London as the show began. Dimbleby stepped down last month after 25 years fronting the political show. He received a standing ovation from the audience during his last episode 130

December 22, 2018 8:50 PM Ex-Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown dies aged 77

Ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short illness, a party spokesperson has said. The former MP for Yeovil, who "made an immeasurable contribution to furthering the cause of liberalism", passed away on Saturday evening, a statement said. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said Lord Ashdown had "made a real mark" on Parliament 96

December 10, 2018 3:34 PM Paris riots: Yellow vest POLITICAL PARTY would win SIZEABLE SUPPORT in EU elections

Named after the high-visibility safety vests that French motorists are required to keep in their cars, “yellow vest” protests erupted out of nowhere on Nov. 17, when nearly 300,000 demonstrators nationwide took to the streets to denounce higher diesel fuel prices, rising living costs and Mr Macron’s liberal economic reforms. The government last week cancelled 101

December 6, 2018 2:09 PM Luxembourg to make public transport FREE for everyone across the whole country

LUXEMBOURG is set to become the first country in the world to make all of its public transport free. The small European country will lift fares for trains, trams and buses from next summer, under the ambitious new proposals by Xavier Bettel’s administration. The recently elected Prime Minister has pledged to prioritise environmental issues in his liberal-led 115

November 25, 2018 9:16 AM Randy men on saucy vintage postcards

In the early decades of the 20th century sleazy cartoon postcards were very popular. Looking through postcards from the 1930s-1950s, you’ll find not as many photographs of tourist locations as you will bawdy cartoons. It’s a fascinating social documentation on public tolerance for this risqué subject matter – much of it would be wildly inappropriate 52

November 2, 2018 2:02 PM Ex-Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown diagnosed with bladder cancer

The 77-year-old politician says he has "fought a lot of battles in my life" after being diagnosed within the last month. The 77-year-old, who led the party between 1988 and 1999, described how he had been diagnosed with the disease within the last month. Speaking to the Somerset Live website, Lord Ashdown said: "I have known for about three weeks that I am suffering 131

October 31, 2018 5:43 AM BRUTAL! May defies Prime Ministerial protocol to SNUB Brazil's new far-right president

THERESA MAY snubbed the new far-right Brazilian President by not calling to congratulate him on his successful election on Monday, promising to write a letter instead. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been labelled “the Trump of the tropics,” has denied he harbours extreme fascist views and attempted to paint himself as a “Brazilian Churchill 54