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October 24, 2018 9:50 AM Winning ticket in $1.6bn US Mega Millions lottery jackpot

A lottery ticket holder in South Carolina has scooped the largest jackpot in US history. The jackpot numbers were: 28, 70, 5, 62, 65, with a Mega Ball of 5. The odds of choosing those numbers were said to be one in more than 300 million. People had been lining up at service stations and stores nationwide for a chance to win the huge prize. Tickets for the Mega Millions 55

October 20, 2018 11:02 AM 'Do NOT vote' Tory MEP calls for mass Brexiteer BOYCOTT if second referendum goes ahead

CONSERVATIVE MEP Daniel Hannan has called on millions of Brexiteers throughout the UK to boycott a second referendum if the People's Vote campaign secures another vote. Daniel Hannan has branded the possibility of a second Brexit referendum "totally illegimate" before issuing a call for a boycott. The Conservative MEP predicted that a mass boycott from millions 36

October 19, 2018 3:49 AM Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and... staying safe

Jo Brand is a woman with staying power - she's been on our radar for the best part of three decades and the media have cast her as everything from man-hater to national treasure during that time. We asked Brand about that moment, the #MeToo backlash, Strictly Come Dancing - and if it's OK to ogle men in wet shirts. "I was surprised [by the reaction] 92

October 18, 2018 8:22 PM Donald Trump threatens to CLOSE border with Mexico

DONALD Trump has threatened to close his country’s southern border to prevent migrants, “including many criminals”, coming from Central America entering the United States - as a group of 4,000 people approach Mexico. In a series of raging tweets, the US president urged Mexico to “stop this onslaught” and prevent the would-be immigrants from entering 80

October 14, 2018 11:26 PM Yemen could be 'worst famine in 100 years'

The United Nations is warning that 13 million people in Yemen are facing starvation. It's calling on the military coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, to halt air strikes which are killing civilians, and contributing to what the UN says could become "the worst famine in the world in 100 years". Yemen's civil war began three years ago, when Houthi rebels 40

October 5, 2018 4:36 PM Lucky number 7: Cristiano Ronaldo's career in figures

Sky News takes a look at the goals, wages and sponsorship deals behind the Portuguese forward's glittering career. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most famous sports stars on the planet, having grown into a global brand with the world at his feet. His silky skills and prolific goal-scoring record have helped him net a string of sponsorship deals over the years 65

October 4, 2018 1:16 PM Mystery banker's wife Mrs A spent MILLIONS in Harrods

Despite an official salary of between £22,000 and £54,000, his net worth was estimated at £43m. Mr A was convicted of fraud and embezzlement and ordered to pay back around £30 million after being jailed for 15 years. An NCA spokesman said: “The NCA has secured two unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) to investigate assets totalling £22m that are believed 36

October 3, 2018 9:49 PM US-China trade war latest: What has happened in Donald Trump's trade war so far?

EXCLUSIVE: The US-China trade war started at the beginning of 2018 after the US imposed tariffs on laundry machines and solar panels coming from China and since then, the economic war has intensified rapidly. So what has happened so far? When Donald Trump won the US election in 2016 the President vowed to make trade fairer for Us citizens. Since then, Trump 96

October 3, 2018 6:55 AM Could you be one of the tossers on The Apprentice?

You must genuinely believe your coffee table that doubles as a cat litter tray has no flaws whatsoever. Your idea to make a beetroot-flavoured fizzy drink, meanwhile, is as important to the world as finding a way to end poverty. You must be prepared to be publically humiliated week after week by an ageing knobhead drunk on the power of being on reality 65

October 2, 2018 3:26 PM After 50 years, New York fixes typo in bridge's name

It was an engineering marvel when it opened in the 1960s, but the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge has been spelt wrong ever since. The Verrazzano-Narrows bridge was named after Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, the first European explorer to sail into New York Harbor in 1524. The bridge, which connects Brooklyn with Staten Island, was opened in the 1960s and was the world's 62