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November 25, 2018 11:21 AM Former Australian judges call for anti-corruption body to restore confidence in democracy

The call to clean-up government come as a survey found 85% of Australians believe some politicians are corrupt. In a letter to prime minister Scott Morrison, 34 ex-judges, including Sir Gerard Brennan, the former chief justice of the High Court of Australia, say there is public suspicion that corruption is behind many government actions. The letter says "secrecy 58

November 25, 2018 9:14 AM Swiss vote on going it alone in sovereignty referendum

The Swiss love their referendums, but a proposal being put to voters about Swiss sovereignty on Sunday morning has upset almost the whole of the political spectrum and could affect Swiss relations with the EU and even the United Nations. The main proposal calls for Swiss law to take precedence over international law and treaties. For supporters like Aliki 58

November 25, 2018 9:01 AM 'Italians will SUFFER!' Tajani WARNS 'isolated' Italy change budget or face CONSEQUENCES

EUROPEAN Parliament President Antonio Tajani sent a stern warning to Italy claiming Italian citizens will "suffer" the price of a "bad budget" unless the eurosceptic Government takes a step back and changes its plan. Speaking at the EU Brexit summit in Brussels, the European Parliament President claimed Italy's budget is "bad" in substance. Mr Tajani 64

November 23, 2018 4:01 PM BREXIT BOMBSHELL: EU27 draw up tough new demands to lock UK into joint fisheries deal

EUROPEAN Union countries are preparing to heap misery on Theresa May and make the Prime Minister’s controversial Brexit deal even harder to navigate through Parliament with new fishing demands. European capitals are working on a series of side declarations as they continue to flesh out the terms on how Britain’s future partnership with Brussels will be negotiated 49

November 23, 2018 1:57 AM Steve Bannon plotting to drive a ‘STAKE through the VAMPIRE’ of the EU with election plan

STEVE BANNON has admitted he is trying to turn next year’s European Parliament elections into a ”referendum on the EU” as he backs populist groups throughout the continent. The mastermind behind Trump’s presidential campaign explained he believed there will be chaos as right-wing and populist groups continue to rise throughout the EU. He said: “It will be like the intensity 65

November 22, 2018 3:50 PM Commons ROARS as May SAVAGES Corbyn – ridicules Labour Party's six tests point-by-point

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn claimed the Brexit deal reached between the UK and EU last week does not pass Labour’s six tests but Prime Minister Theresa May fired back and ridiculed the six tests point-by-point. Theresa May addressed the Commons on Thursday as she attempted to sell her Brexit deal after it was revealed both EU and UK officials had agreed 43

November 21, 2018 3:29 PM Macron and Merkel’s dream of ‘European army’ DESTROYED

A DEFENCE expert has dismissed Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron’s plans for a ‘true European army’ stating it will not happen for a “few decades” at least after the leaders called for an increase in protection against external threats. On Monday EU Foreign and Defence ministers had agreed upon joint military operations between countries to develop medium-range 67

November 21, 2018 1:24 PM Plans for Thatcher statue in hometown: Locals warn it will ‘get plastered in ROTTEN EGGS'

PLANS have officially been officially submitted today to erect a statue of Margaret Thatcher in her hometown but critics have warned the sculpture will get “plastered in rotten eggs” and need “24 hour security”. Officials in Grantham, Lincolnshire, hope to install a bronze sculpture of the first female Prime Minister after it was rejected by councillors 41

November 21, 2018 10:46 AM How EU will PUNISH Italy for DISOBEDIENCE

THE European Commission is likely to take the first step in EU disciplinary proceedings against Rome, a process which could lead to fines, a freeze of EU funds and EU monitoring of Italy's issuance of new sovereign bonds. The ministers would also probably adopt Commission recommendations on what Italy should do to comply with EU rules, and set a deadline 64

November 21, 2018 7:50 AM BREXIT LIVE: Theresa May warned bring something NEW back in final talks with EU

THERESA May will travel to Brussels today to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to clinch her Brexit deal – and she’s been warned not to come home empty handed. Mrs May will enter crunch talks with Mr Juncker this afternoon ahead of a specially arranged summit of EU member states on Sunday which will seal the fate of the Prime Minister’s 51