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January 9, 2019 10:01 AM BREXIT WARNING: British Airways owner's no-deal plans DO NOT WORK, says Brussels

EUROPEAN Union officials have warned British Airways’ owner IAG that plans to keep planes flying in the event of a no-deal Brexit do not work and risk seriously impacting the firm. IAG, which also owns Spanish carrier Iberia, is yet to carry out changes recommended by Brussels in order to navigate the challenges of Brexit which could see their planes 160

January 8, 2019 11:14 AM Dogs are being banned from PUBLIC spaces

DOG owners are on alert after a Merseyside borough made plans to ban dogs with a shock list of 117 public places issued. In a bid to clamp down on dog fouling and other incidents in the area, Wirral Council has drawn up a list of playgrounds, picnic areas and sports pitches where dogs would be forbidden. The new rules will also include areas like cemeteries 120

January 8, 2019 7:10 AM Rahaf al-Qunun: UNHCR 'grateful' Saudi woman not deported

The UN's refugee agency has said it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun refused to board a flight from Bangkok to Kuwait on Monday and had barricaded herself into her airport hotel room. She said she feared her family would kill her as she had renounced 125

January 7, 2019 2:53 PM Monkey fever SPREADS: Six people die and 15 infected by deadly viral infection

INDIA is currently reeling from an outbreak of Monkey Fever, forcing officials to close a nearby nature reserve. Indian health are currently battling the deadly outbreak with six people already dead from the disease. Monkey Fever, otherwise known as Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), has broken out in the area of Karnataka, a state in India. The rare disease 135

January 6, 2019 6:15 PM Urgent appeal as car stolen with girl, one, inside

Maria was in the front seat of the car when it was driven away, but was not in the vehicle when it was found a short time later. The girl's father had met with an unknown man at 4.37pm on Sunday, with a view to selling his car. The man jumped in the car and drove away, with the seller's daughter in the front passenger seat. It was then found abandoned 90

January 6, 2019 2:18 PM Soulja Boy in 'very bad' car crash after Malibu mudslides and flash floods

The Crank That rapper "almost went into the ocean" after he was caught up in a mudslide and was involved in a car crash. The Crank That rapper sent tweets to his five million followers saying his car "almost went into the ocean" before retweeting news stories covering mudslides in Malibu. The 28-year-old - whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way - also retweeted 159

January 6, 2019 11:34 AM Egypt travel warning: One dead after bomb found by church outside Cairo

AN EGYPTIAN policeman was killed while trying to defuse a bomb outside a Christian church near Cairo, sparking fears over the safety of the country. "You should be vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions and businesses 125

January 6, 2019 12:01 AM EXCLUSIVE: You can't scare us! Brexiteers are made of STERNER STUFF, says JACOB REES-MOGG

WHAT terrors will arise on the morning of the 30th March if the United Kingdom does not accept the Prime Ministers Withdrawal Agreement and nothing else is on offer?   The terminology used of “crashing out” is designed to make the flesh creep in the hope of bullying people into accepting a bad deal. Expensive, with a price tag of £39 billion, while ineffective 110

January 5, 2019 11:15 PM Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message

A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from being divorced without their knowledge. Starting from Sunday, courts will be required to notify women by text on rulings confirming their divorces. Local female lawyers suggest the measure will end what are known as secret divorces - cases where men end a marriage without telling their 121

January 5, 2019 9:04 AM British expat missing after fire on fishing boat off coast of Lanzarote

A SEARCH for a missing Brit OAP resumed this morning off the coast of Lanzarote. Emergency service responders found no sign of the 68-year-old after a fire on his fishing boat and called off their first day’s search as darkness fell last night/on Friday night. Civil Guard officers and local Coastguard officials are among the agencies taking part in the resumed 70