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April 21, 2018 12:08 PM CZEXIT puts Brussels on alert: Anti-EU party surge threatens to TOPPLE Czech leadership

MOUNTING eurosceptic pressure in the Czech Republic has threatened to bring down the caretaker government and trigger fresh elections, amid a resurgent anti-EU party that has called for a referendum on bloc membership. The Czech Republic is one of the most eurosceptic countries in the EU, and political parties are using the country's discomfort with the bloc to push for a shock 6

April 20, 2018 11:24 AM Prince Charles to succeed Queen as head of the Commonwealth

The Prince Of Wales is expected to succeed his mother in "one of the most remarkable pieces of political exercise". The decision was made by leaders during a retreat at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon. It comes after the 91-year-old monarch made a personal request for her son to succeed her at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. She told leaders 5

April 20, 2018 9:37 AM Almost one million Scottish Power customers to see bills rise

The Glasgow-based company said it would contact customers and help them to switch to lower tariffs. The Glasgow-based company becomes the third of the 'big six' energy providers to hike prices this month. It blamed the increase on rising wholesale energy costs, delivering greener electricity and upgrading meters. About 960,000 homes, one-third of the customers 6

April 17, 2018 8:15 AM Corbyn SAVAGED: Labour leader accused of weakness and hypocrisy BY OWN MPs over Syria

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn faced savage criticism in the House of Commons on Monday for the way he has handled the Syria crisis. Theresa May defended her decision for the UK to join a military coalition with the US and France with airstrikes on Syria on Friday evening. The British strikes were in response the alleged chemical weapons attack from President 16

April 17, 2018 7:14 AM Israel FIRES WARNING: Right of 'total freedom of action' in Syrian airspace

ISRAEL’S defence minister has vowed to protect his country against Iran’s aggression and refused to rule out breaching Syrian airspace to launch future attacks. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed that Israel has “total freedom of action” in Syrian airspace if necessary. He told Walla News: “We will maintain total freedom of action. We will not accept 12

April 17, 2018 12:18 AM Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

The US says its military is not active in the area, leading to speculation that Israel is behind the attack. The reports said the missiles had targeted Shayrat airbase in Homs province and Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, late on Monday night. State TV said the country's air defences had confronted a new "aggression" but gave no further 10

April 14, 2018 3:23 AM Theresa May BLASTS Assad and LAUNCHES airstrikes in SYRIA

THERESA May has ordered military action in Syria as part of a co-ordinated attack with the US and France on the Assad regime to degrade its chemical weapons capability. Prime Minister Theresa May said there was "no practicable alternative to the use of force" to deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime. In a statement released in the early 11

April 13, 2018 5:21 AM Turnbull to push free trade deal with EU

Malcolm Turnbull will meet with the head of Europe's largest economy in a bid to get the European Union to the table on a huge free trade deal. The prime minister will also meet with UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the heads of the European Union and NATO on his two-week trip overseas. Mr Turnbull will land in London on April 18 for the Commonwealth

April 12, 2018 5:04 AM Yasmin Qureshi MP visits Srebrencia to 'learn lessons' about tackling racial hatred

YASMIN Qureshi, MP for Bolton South East, travelled to to Bosnia-Herzegovina to learn how lessons from the massacre of Srebrenica can be used to tackle racial hatred in the UK. The shadow justice minister went on a four-day delegation organised by Remembering Srebrenica a charity, which works to educate people about genocide in order to create more cohesive

April 9, 2018 8:10 PM Support for republic at 50pct: Newspoll

Australia's republican movement may have more work to do after a new poll revealed only half of citizens want a republic, in line with another poll conducted just eight months ago. The Newspoll shows 50 per cent of voters back Australia becoming a republic, with 41 per cent wanting to retain a constitutional monarchy and nine per cent uncommitted, The Australian 4