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July 16, 2018 7:24 PM Russian charged with infiltrating US political groups under Kremlin direction

Russian citizen Maria Butina, 29, has been charged with acting as an agent of Russia inside the United States. Maria Butina, 29, a Russian citizen was arrested on 15 July 2018 in Washington DC, where she lives. The US Department of Justice said in a statement: "According to the affidavit in support of the complaint, from as early as 2015 and continuing 7

July 16, 2018 9:44 AM Amesbury novichok victim's brother says nerve agent was 'found in perfume bottle'

Charlie Rowley, who is recovering in hospital, is said to have told his sibling he picked up the container before falling ill. Matthew Rowley said his brother Charlie, who is conscious but seriously ill after he was exposed to the poison, told him he picked up the container. Salisbury MP John Glen told BBC radio the couple may have come into contact 6

July 12, 2018 2:58 PM BBC axes Daily Politics show as part of changes to political output

BBC show Daily Politics is being scrapped to make way for a new programme. The move was announced as part of changes to the broadcaster’s political and parliamentary output. Daily Politics, on BBC2, which first aired in 2003, will be replaced by Politics Live, which will air from Monday to Friday. The new programme will be presented four days a week by Jo Coburn 12

July 12, 2018 1:25 AM 'It was a JOKE' – Croatian defender Vida BOOED by Russians for 'glory to Ukraine' comments

CROATIAN defender Domagoj Vida was booed every time he touched the ball in the World Cup semi-final against England after shouting "glory to Ukraine" in the aftermath of his side's victory against the host nation Russia in the quarter-finals. Domagoj Vida claimed he was not trying to bring politics into football with his comments. But under FIFA rules 14

July 11, 2018 7:50 AM Danny Dyer appointed Minister for Not Getting Mugged Right off like a Right Little Mug

DANNY Dyer has been appointed Minister for Not Getting Mugged Right off like a Right Little Mug, it has been confirmed. Dyer, whose political career began when he highlighted that David Cameron is a twat, has been recruited by Theresa May to help tackle the rising tide of mugs, arseholes and bellends. Dyer said: “I don’t know a lot of the politics and all that but what I do about 8

July 7, 2018 2:23 PM School of Macron: French President to train supporter army to TRANSFORM France in EU vote

EMMANUEL Macron is set to train an army of sympathisers of his political party in a £6million scheme ahead of the 2019 European Parliament election, which aims to find volunteers and candidates to ‘transform France’. The aspiring political-enthusiasts will learn what Mr Macron stands for through courses and seminars, which will be conducted by members 11

July 4, 2018 11:43 AM Jacob Rees-Mogg delivers quip after Andrew Neil claims he 'won't get the Brexit he wants'

JACOB REES-MOGG delivered a quick response to Andrew Neil after the Daily Politics presenter claimed the country was heading towards a Brexit the Tory MP “did not want”. Leading Brexiteer and Conservative MP for North East Somerset was told that he would not “get the kind of Brexit you want” by BBC host Andrew Neil. It comes as Prime Minister Theresa 20

July 2, 2018 9:43 AM 'Last hope for Europe' Fearless Salvini in EU threat & vows populism will FREE Europeans

THE European Union will continue to feel the wrath of Matteo Salvini with the anti-establishment Italian promising to establish a eurosceptic bloc of MEPs in the upcoming 2019 European Parliament. elections. Mr Salvini, Italy’s deputy prime minister and leader of right-wingers League, pledged to “liberate” Europeans in the same way he has spearheading 13

July 1, 2018 7:43 PM Russians rally against raising pension ages for men, women

MOSCOW (AP) - Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for pensions are holding demonstrations throughout the country. Several hundred people held an unsanctioned rally in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Authorized rallies also took place Sunday in the Far East and Siberia, as well as in western Russia. No cities 3

July 1, 2018 5:43 PM New Miss USA says beauty pageants should keep swimsuit competitions because they are 'empowering'

The newly crowned Miss USA says she wants beauty pageants to retain swimsuit competition. Sarah Rose Summers, 23, who received her crown in May 2018, said she believes the competition is empowering. 'I respect other companies' decisions, but I love the [swimsuit] competition - it's a tradition,' Summers told The New York Post. In June, the Miss America 6