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October 25, 2018 9:24 PM Syrian first lady Asma al Assad seen in headscarf amid cancer treatment

The former investment banker is shown speaking to women at a cancer centre as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. Asma al Assad, the 43-year-old British wife of President Bashar al Assad. was seen speaking to women at the facility in the capital Damascus on Thursday in footage released by the Syrian presidency. A post from its Twitter account 602

October 20, 2018 3:20 AM Australia government braced for Wentworth by-election defeat

People are voting in a by-election in a suburban constituency in Sydney, which could wipe out the government's one-seat parliamentary majority. PM Scott Morrison's ruling Liberal Party is fighting to hold the affluent seat of Wentworth, vacated by his predecessor Malcolm Turnbull. Mr Turnbull was ousted by Mr Morrison in an unpopular party coup in August 66

October 11, 2018 5:43 AM Brexit architect HITS OUT at ‘dangerous’ second referendum call

EXCLUSIVE: DANIEL HANNAN, one of the original Brexiteers, has hit out at calls for a second referendum on the UK’s EU membership saying they would trigger “a crisis of democracy”. The self-styled ‘People’s Vote’ campaign, which is backed by some Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative MPs, is campaigning for a second referendum on whatever deal Theresa 56

October 8, 2018 7:33 AM Brazil election 2018 results LIVE: Right wing 'Tropical Trump' storms ahead in first round

POPULIST Brazilian presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaro has secured a resounding victory in the first-round of his country’s elections but fell just short of the majority he needed to avoid a second-round run-off. The former Army captain, dubbed “Tropical Trump" because of his nationalist agenda and anti-establishment tirades, won nearly half the votes 87

October 7, 2018 3:10 PM 'Oh, REALLY?' Farage gives WHIP-SMART response to caller who claims Brexit is 'right-wing'

NIGEL Farage delivered a dazzling response to a Remainer caller claiming Brexit was "right-wing" as they discussed Theresa May's appeal to Labour voters to support her plan. Speaking on his LBC show, the former Ukip leader confronted Phil, one of his callers, who claimed Theresa May was right-wing despite her plead to Labour voters to support her Brexit 27

October 2, 2018 6:38 PM Brazil election poll latest: Far-right candidate Bolsonaro makes HUGE gains, polls show

BRAZIL heads to the polls for the first round of elections on October 7, and controversial far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is making gains. Here is the latest news. An opinion poll on Monday showed far-right presidential candidate Mr Bolsonaro has a 10-point lead over leftist Workers Party candidate Fernando Haddad. Mr Bolsonaro increased his lead with 31 percent 58

September 27, 2018 4:27 PM 40,000 sign Sky News petition to make TV election debates happen

The government has to respond to Sky's petition to make leaders' debates a permanent feature of UK elections. The level of support means the government is required to respond to the petition, which was set up as part of Sky News' Make Debates Happen campaign. The Leaders' Debate Commission would set the criteria for party participation, the objectivity 40

September 26, 2018 9:47 PM 'We WILL respond' May fires warning shot at Russia in chemical weapons row

THERESA May has warned Russia the international community will take tough action against Vladimir Putin’s regime and its allies if they continue to use weapons of mass destruction. In a uncompromising speech to the UN Security Council chaired by US President Donald Trump, Mrs May attacked Russia’s use of a nerve agent in Salisbury against former spy Sergei 52

September 18, 2018 11:52 PM Project Fear’ claim as police chiefs ring alarms over no-deal

POLICE chiefs were accused of Project Fear tactics yesterday by claiming Britain will be less safe after a no-deal Brexit. The top brass warn it will be “much harder to protect” the public if they lose 40 European Union policing systems. Policing will be set back to before 2004 when the EAW system was launched, the police chiefs said. Instead, forces 43

September 14, 2018 10:59 AM Gina Miller rules out running for Liberal Democrat leadership with warning against a new political party

The woman who ensured MPs had the power to trigger Article 50 launches a new campaign to publish "unspun facts" about Brexit. The businesswoman and Remain campaigner insisted neither she nor the party had discussed the idea of her replacing Sir Vince Cable. Asked by Sky News if she would run when he steps down, Ms Miller said: "No I wouldn't. "I have much more to do both in my work of transparency 203