October 23, 2018 1:57 PM European Union REJECTS Italy budget in unprecedented action
EUROPEAN Union bosses have taken unprecedented steps to reject Italy’s budget and demand Rome submits a new version within weeks. The bloc's budget chief rejected the plans as he declared "public debt is the enemy of the people" as he justified their action against Italy's populist government. The European Commission was keen to warn Rome against any illusions 5
October 22, 2018 11:20 PM Good Country: The new virtual country with no borders
If you were to create your own country, you might think about a territory, language and passports. Simon Anholt and Madeline Hung have taken a different approach. When they launched the Good Country in September, they ditched notions of national identity and focused instead on the international interest. In the current climate of aggression and competition 5
October 22, 2018 9:24 PM Canada earthquake: Is there a tsunami alert in Canada after three 6 magnitude tremors?
CANADA was hit by three strong earthquakes struck on Sunday night. But is there a tsunami alert in place? The earthquakes hit Canadian province British Columbia in less than an hour, according to the United States Geological Survey. The powerful quakes were said to be between 6.5 and 6.8 magnitude. However, no casualties or any damage was reported. At 10.39pm local 7
October 22, 2018 6:41 PM Hurricane Willa: Where is Hurricane right now? What time will Willa make landfall?
HURRICANE Willa will bring torrential rain and powerful winds to Mexico as it has strengthened into a Category 5 storm. But where is Hurricane Willa right now and what time will Hurricane Willa make landfall? Willa strengthened into a “potential catastrophic” level in the Atlantic Ocean this afternoon, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC) 6
October 22, 2018 6:40 PM Hurricane Willa path: Category 5 hurricane set to SMASH Mazatlan
CATEGORY 5 Hurricane Willa is set to pound the Mexican holiday hotspot of Mazatlan when it makes landfall in the next couple of days – but where is Mazatlan? Hurricane Willa is now a “potentially catastrophic” category 5 tropical storm expected to bring life-threatening storm surge, wind and rain to central and southwestern Mexico. The monster storm 7
October 22, 2018 12:56 PM Trump declares national emergency over US-bound migrant caravan
Referring to the caravan from Honduras, the president tweeted: "Sadly, it looks like Mexico's Police and Military are unable to stop the Caravan heading to the Southern Border of the United States. "I have alerted Border patrol and Military that this is a National Emergency." He added that the US would begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing aid" to three 6
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] 15
October 17, 2018 5:18 PM Arsene Wenger: Ex-Arsenal boss has offers from 'all over the world'
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects to be back in work on 1 January and has received offers from "all over the world". The 68-year-old ended his 22-year reign at Arsenal at the end of last season. Wenger does not yet know what his next job will be, but said a role with an association, national team or even a return to Japan, where he coached 6
October 17, 2018 11:14 AM Where are house prices rising the fastest?
House prices are rising the fastest in the East Midlands, increasing by 6.5% in the year to August, according to official statistics. Wales also showed a significant rise - up by 6.2% over the same period, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). However, a "sustained slowdown" in the south and east of England has pulled back house price 7
October 16, 2018 9:01 PM China to launch ‘artificial moon’ into SPACE to replace STREET LIGHTS
CHINA is set to launch an artificial moon into space in 2020 with the aim to replace street lights, as the communist country’s space programme becomes increasingly more powerful. China is two years away from sending a lighting satellite to space, according to Wu Chunfeng, chairman of space contractor Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics 7