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January 18, 2018 12:07 PM Nus Ghani is first Muslim woman minister to speak in Commons

Nus Ghani has made history by becoming the first female Muslim minister to speak from the Commons dispatch box. Recently appointed as Transport Minister, Ms Ghani was cheered as she addressed questions about station access for disabled people. Ms Ghani, Wealden MP since 2015, is the daughter of Pakistani immigrants. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling 9

January 17, 2018 3:44 PM Jeremy Corbyn Hits Back At Claims He’s Too Old To Be Prime Minister

His office dismisses claims as ‘nonsense’ Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims that he is too old to be Prime Minister and insisted he is “extremely energetic” in the fight against the Tory government. The Labour leader’s office hit back at anonymous claims from shadow ministers that 68-year-old Corbyn’s age would be a hindrance with the next election 11

January 17, 2018 2:39 PM We won't pay! Netherlands say nations hit most by Brexit should not plug EU funding hole

THE Netherlands have warned EU nations hit most by Brexit will not plug the funding blackhole left by Britain’s decision to unshackle itself from the European Union. As Brussels chiefs count the cost of life without the UK, Jean-Claude Juncker ordered EU nations to prop-up the ailing bloc in the wake of the UK’s departure by raising their contributions 13

January 17, 2018 2:05 PM Irish PM claims British veterans fought for 'European values, NOT just for Britain'

IRISH Prime Minister Leo Varadkar claimed British veterans fought for European democracy and European values and not just for Britain Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar took a swipe at the UK over Brexit saying he is disappointed with the decision British people made as it disregards British veterans who thought for European democracy. “Irish people are very close 15

January 17, 2018 11:40 AM 'You put the EU over your PEOPLE!’ Fiery Farage BLASTS Irish PM for siding with Juncker

NIGEL FARAGE skewered the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for choosing the European Union over the Irish people during a fiery European Parliament rant. The Brexiteer savaged Mr Varadkar, calling him a “devotee” to the European Union. Speaking in European Parliament after Mr Varadkaar had given a speech, Mr Farage said: “Well Mr Varadkar you are very popular 13

January 16, 2018 12:51 AM Carillion: Small firms count the cost of collapse

Thousands of small firms working for failed construction giant Carillion are waiting to learn if they will be paid, amid growing fears some could close. Carillion used an extensive network of sub-contractors and local suppliers, paying them almost £1bn a year, according to its latest annual report. Employers' groups are trying to assess the exposure 12

January 16, 2018 12:01 AM Thousands are evacuated and tsunami warning is issued after volcanic eruptions on Papua New Guinea

Thousands of people put at risk by a volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea have been evacuated by the authorities. Eruptions on Kadovar Island in the East Sepik region of the South Pacific island led to Prime Minister Peter O'Neill orchestrating the evacuation. It is feared further eruptions might occur in the nation's north, the government said on Monday 10

January 16, 2018 12:00 AM EU threat: Switzerland ‘told NOT to make deal with Brexit Britain’ in plot to punish UK

THE EU is pressuring Switzerland not to make a bilateral deal with Britain after Brexit, it was revealed last night. The move appears to be part of a “punishment agenda” by Brussels and has led to concerns that the European Commission is not negotiating with Britain in good faith. A private briefing has raised concerns that the EU is secretly pursuing 14

January 15, 2018 11:53 PM Mander under fire over gun laws

Queensland Police Minister Mark Ryan has attacked Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Mander after a video surfaced of the then LNP police spokesman saying he was "open" to weaker gun laws. Mr Ryan on Tuesday took a swipe at Mr Mander over the March 2017 video, which shows Mr Mander discussing weaker gun laws with the Shooters Union of Australia. In the video 4

January 14, 2018 11:19 AM 'You can't stop it!' Andrew Marr SHUTS DOWN Nicola Sturgeon's threat to block Brexit bill

BBC host Andrew Marr shut down First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after she suggested the Scottish Parliament could stop the Brexit Bill coming into effect. The Brexit bill – officially the EU (Withdrawal) Bill – is a key part of the British Government's strategy to leave the European Union smoothly. Mr Marr shut down the First Minister after she suggested 9