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November 18, 2018 2:49 AM Melania Trump spent over £135,000 in one day meeting with Prince Harry in Toronto

MELANIA TRUMP racked up an eye-watering £135,000 hotel bill during her trip to Toronto in September 2017, when the First Lady met Prince Harry. On September 23, 2017, Melania took a 12-hour trip to Toronto to visit the Invictus Games. US government spending documents released reveal the First Lady’s visit cost an eye-watering £135,000 in hotel charges 6

November 17, 2018 4:53 AM Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

Countries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to "more than double" 7

November 16, 2018 3:30 PM William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

William Goldman won Oscars for Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid and All the President's Men, and adapted Misery and The Chamber. The American, who won Academy awards for the classic western movie Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) and political thriller All The President's Men (1976), had been suffering from colon cancer, his daughter confirmed 7

November 16, 2018 3:30 PM Judge rules White House must return access to CNN reporter Jim Acosta

US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of the president, announced his decision on Friday. Mr Kelly said Mr Acosta's credentials would be returned immediately and reactivated to allow him access to the White House. The journalist was accused of "unacceptable" conduct during a heated news conference with Donald Trump after the midterm elections 7

November 16, 2018 2:52 PM EU CIVIL WAR: Netherlands hits back at Macron's EU Army plot

THE NETHERLANDS has rejected the idea of a European army backed by French leader Emmanuel Macron and his German counterpart Angela Merkel. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said joining an EU military force would be a step too far. He said: "The idea of a European Army goes way too far for the Netherlands. NATO is and remains the cornerstone of our defence 19

November 16, 2018 5:16 AM US-China tensions BOIL as Pence claims contested South China Sea does NOT belong to anyone

US VICE President Mike Pence has lashed out at Beijing, saying the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the US will continue to sail and fly where international law permits. Mr Pence made the remarks on Friday. His searing intervention is likely to infuriate China. The Asian superpower claims ownership of the disputed strategic sea route 7

November 16, 2018 2:49 AM World War 3 fears GROW as Chinese President demands ‘preparations for fighting a WAR’

CHINESE President Xi Jinping has ordered his country’s military to “concentrate preparations for fighting a war” as the People’s Army announces plans to “break the passive situation and completely control warfare” by adopting a more aggressive posture. It has built or expanded a number of artificial islands of which military facilities, including airstrips 8

November 15, 2018 4:52 PM 'EU speak French NOT English!' Juncker makes bizarre demand before walking off stage

EUROPEAN Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to take a pop at the United Kingdom leaving the European Union as he avoided addressing South Africa President Cyril Ramaphose because "French is an official language of the EU more and more." This was in stark contrast to the other senior politicians speaking at the opening of the event, who delivered 9

November 15, 2018 12:47 PM 'Come back to EU family!' Deluded Verhofstadt still hopes 'important UK' will return

EU Brexit Coordinator Guy Verhofstadt called on the UK to "come back to the European family" in a last desperate attempt to reverse Britons' decision to leave the Brussels bloc hours after Theresa May and Michel Barnier published the first final draft of the agreement. Speaking at a joint press conference with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and European 11

November 15, 2018 1:56 AM World War 3: US could LOSE a future war with Russia or China

THE US could lose a potential future war with Russia, China or other countries due to a loss in military advantage according to a new report delivered to the US Congress. A report by the National Defence Strategy Commission warned the US military no longer has a global advantage and could lose the next conflict it is in. The report said: "The US military 6