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January 15, 2019 3:58 PM MACRON CRISIS: Desperate leader considers migrant quota as Yellow Vest protest rage on

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has been branded “irresponsible” for suggesting the introduction of “annual quotas” on migration as a topic for part of the three-month national debate aimed at mollifying yellow vest protesters. But the possible imposition of quotas floated by Mr Macron has sparked outrage – and confusion – as curbing immigration is not one of the core demands 78

January 15, 2019 8:05 AM Boohoo remains in fashion as sales surge

Sales at Boohoo grew strongly in the last four months of 2018, in another sign that people are choosing online shopping over the High Street. The online fashion retailer, which also owns the PrettyLittleThing and Nastygal fashion labels, saw revenues in the four-month period jump 44% to £328.2m. It revised its revenue growth forecast for the financial 19

January 14, 2019 10:16 AM Malaysian police seize 600kg of crystal meth in huge drugs bust

The latest find comes a few weeks after another police operation turned up 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth. Nearly 600kg (1,300lbs) of mostly crystal meth was found over the weekend, most of it in a container truck in the northern state of Perak, police said. The seizures come a month after police got a record bust of 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth, known locally 24

January 13, 2019 11:24 AM Woman and toddler left in crashed car in Long Eaton

A motorist jumped in a canal in a bid to flee police after crashing a car - leaving his partner and a toddler inside the vehicle. Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit said the driver of the Vauxhall Corsa had failed to stop for police, who lost him in Long Eaton town centre. The driver went on to hit five cars before losing control of the vehicle, leaving 27

January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 22

January 11, 2019 2:52 AM BREAKING: Neighbours actor Craig McLachlan charged with assault and sex offences

NEIGHBOURS actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences in Australia. Mr McLachlan worked alongside Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan in Neighbours, but also starred in Home and Away and Doctor Blake Mysteries. He now lives in New South Wales and will have to travel to Melbourne for the court appearances. Last year, Mr Mclachlan 23

January 11, 2019 12:17 AM Theresa May heading for UNPRECEDENTED defeat when Brexit deal comes before Parliament

THERESA MAY’s Brexit deal is heading for a spectacular Parliamentary drumming by a margin of 228 according to a new report, which would be the biggest House of Commons defeat for a Government in the modern era. A BBC study suggests 433 MPs will vote against the deal, with just 206 voting in support. Those against include 111 rebel Conservative backbenchers 24

January 10, 2019 11:13 PM Question Time: Fiona Bruce hosts her first programme

Fiona Bruce is hosting the first edition of Question Time to be broadcast since David Dimbleby's departure. "It's lovely to be here," she told the audience in Islington in North London as the show began. Dimbleby stepped down last month after 25 years fronting the political show. He received a standing ovation from the audience during his last episode 27

January 10, 2019 2:59 PM Alaska earthquakes today: MORE quakes hit Alaska

ALASKA has experienced daily jolts after a massive magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck on November 30. Here is the latest as more quakes hit Alaska - is the Big One coming? The area also sees about 300 earthquakes at magnitude 4 to 5 per year, with an average of a 1,000 earthquakes located in Alaska each month. This is because one of the fastest moving underwater 25

January 9, 2019 8:24 PM Emily Atack Twitter: 'It's NOT a compliment!' Inbetweeners star unleashes rant online

EMILY ATACK has hit back at a supposed “compliment” on Twitter, quickly getting support from her fellow I’m A Celebrity contestant Scarlett Moffatt. Emily Atack spoke out in view of her 251,000 Twitter followers yesterday after seemingly growing tired of people saying one thing in particular to her. The Inbetweeners star hit back at a “compliment” that she has seemingly 56