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December 7, 2018 10:00 AM ‘What about FIVE-YEAR-OLDS?!’ Cambridge Uni professor mocked for vote demand for kids, 6

A CAMBRIDGE University academic has been ridiculed after he demanded that six-year-old children should be given the vote. Professor David Runciman complained that the voting system is unfair to young people as they are outnumbered by older voters. Prof Runciman insisted that child as young as six should be given the vote to tackle the issue. But the university 44

December 5, 2018 8:31 PM 'Do you feel GUILTY?' Former PM David Cameron QUIZZED over calling EU referendum

DAVID CAMERON was quizzed by a Sky News reporter whether he felt “guilty” for calling the Brexit vote and was also asked what he made of the Prime Minister’s Brexit agreement. Theresa May has stuck by her agreed Brexit deal with the European Union and is fighting to get the agreement through Parliament with the crucial meaningful vote on December 11. Former 73

December 3, 2018 10:22 AM Qatar QUITS OPEC after 57 years in HUGE SWIPE at Saudi Arabia as Middle East FURY rises

TENSIONS between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ratcheted up today as Qatar took a HUGE swipe at its Middle Eastern rivals. Qatar said today it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price 112

November 28, 2018 2:23 PM ‘Treasury are politically WONKY!' Brexiteer LASHES OUT at Hammond predictions

MARK Francois has blasted the Treasury and Philip Hammond on their predictions that the UK would be better economically in the EU than leaving with Theresa May’s deal or no deal. During a table discussion with Sky News host, Faisal Islam, The Conservative MP, Mark Francois claimed that they are initiating project fear. He opened by saying: “The first 70

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 49

November 19, 2018 7:19 PM China US trade war: Former Beijing business chief slams trade war tactics

Long Yongtu, who negotiated China’s entry into the World Trade Organisation, openly criticised his country's tactics and warned it would never get a trade deal. He told an annual conference organised by Caixin, an influential Chinese financial media outlet, it was inappropriate to involve political considerations in trade talks. Mr Long said: “If we have people 107

November 17, 2018 9:37 AM Brexit battle kills democracy as EU’s imperial army wages war

Congratulations Theresa May for stopping Brexit. The big problem for her is that people noticed, chiefly the millions who voted for Brexit and secondly a few of the public servants whose job was to make it happen, notably members of her Cabinet who saw the binary choice on offer and resigned. You are either in the EU or out of it. May’s withdrawal Bill is a deal to stay in. Over 17 million 75

November 7, 2018 1:38 AM Democrats set to GAIN House seat in Florida

THE DEMOCRATS have picked up a seat in Florida in the Miami-area 27th district with former health and human services secretary Donna Shalala finishing ahead of Republican Cuban-American and former journalist Maria Elvira Salazar, it has been projected. House Majority PAC Executive Director Charlie Kelly said: “Donna Shalala has a distinguished record 67

November 5, 2018 10:59 AM Angela Merkel EXPOSED? Bizarre New World Order conspiracy revealed

ANGELA Merkel is at the centre of a bizarre conspiracy claiming the German Chancellor is part of a New World Order, according to a documentary. Only the Group’s Steering Committee decides whom to invite, and in all cases participants are adherents to One World Order governance run by top power elites. It has become legendary for its secrecy and fodder 36

November 2, 2018 2:02 PM Ex-Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown diagnosed with bladder cancer

The 77-year-old politician says he has "fought a lot of battles in my life" after being diagnosed within the last month. The 77-year-old, who led the party between 1988 and 1999, described how he had been diagnosed with the disease within the last month. Speaking to the Somerset Live website, Lord Ashdown said: "I have known for about three weeks that I am suffering 131