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January 15, 2019 3:58 PM MACRON CRISIS: Desperate leader considers migrant quota as Yellow Vest protest rage on

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has been branded “irresponsible” for suggesting the introduction of “annual quotas” on migration as a topic for part of the three-month national debate aimed at mollifying yellow vest protesters. But the possible imposition of quotas floated by Mr Macron has sparked outrage – and confusion – as curbing immigration is not one of the core demands 11

January 13, 2019 3:08 AM Ivanka Trump ‘STORMS OUT’ of controversial Dick Cheney movie ‘Vice’ with husband Jared

FIRST-DAUGHTER Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner left early from a screening of the controversial movie Vice, which chronicles the rise of former Vice-President Dick Cheney, according to reports. He was joined by First Lady Melania on Christmas Eve, though she returned to Mar-a-Lago before the new year with the couple’s son, Barron, and her parents 8

January 12, 2019 4:57 PM Protester James Goddard held over Parliament incidents

Pro-Brexit activist James Goddard has been arrested in connection with incidents outside Parliament on Monday. Police said a man in his 30s was arrested outside St James's Park Tube station in London just before midday. Mr Goddard was involved in a protest in Westminster earlier this week during which Remain-supporting Conservative MP Anna Soubry was called 7

January 9, 2019 2:44 PM Macron MUST ‘LISTEN’ French humiliation as GERMANY makes shock yellow vests intervention

SENIOR German conservative Manfred Weber has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to “listen” to anti-establishment protesters, stressing that European citizens should play a key role in shaping government policy. The yellow vest crisis – which started as a protest against fuel tax hikes and morphed into an anti-Macron rebellion – could mark a shift 7

January 4, 2019 2:58 PM Japanese lesbian couple to wed in all 26 countries with marriage equality

A Japanese lesbian couple is planning to hold weddings in all 26 countries where same-sex marriage is legal to protest their nation’s lack of marriage equality. University students Misato Kawasaki, 21, and Mayu Otaki, 22, will post pictures of the ceremonies on their blog during their six-month journey in an effort to convince readers that same-sex couples 9

January 3, 2019 12:06 PM North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

South Korea's spy agency has told officials that North Korea's ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports that Pyongyang's top diplomat in Italy had sought asylum from an unidentified Western country. Jo Song-gil, the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, is the son and son-in-law of high-ranking North Korean 10

December 23, 2018 12:01 AM France descends into chaos as police aim live firearms at Yellow Vest protests

FRENCH police shockingly levelled live firearms at so-called Yellow-Vest demonstrators protesting over Emmanuel Macron’s austerity measures showing just how deeply France is descending into anarchy. The nation was in the grip of a SIXTH Saturday of chaos yesterday as violence erupted around the north of the capital on a so-called ‘Act VI’ Day of rage. Riot police 28

December 22, 2018 7:50 PM ‘Isis isn’t beaten’ Second advisor quits after Trump pulls troops out of Syria

A KEY adviser to Donald Trump has quit his job in protest over the US President's decision to pull US troops out of Syria, a source familiar with the matter said on Saturday, just days after it was confirmed US defence secretary James Mattis had tendered his resignation. And Brett McGurk’s decision came less than a fortnight after he warned it would 23

December 21, 2018 12:37 PM BBC LOCKDOWN as protest erupts at London's New Broadcasting House

THE BBC’s New Broadcasting House (NBH) in London is on lockdown after a climate change protest erupted outside. Extinction Rebellion, a green protest group, are holding a ‘Reclaim the BBC’ demonstration in protest at the broadcaster’s coverage of climate change. The group, who are also holding a demonstration at Bristol’s BBC offices today, have issued 22

December 21, 2018 11:05 AM Barcelona PROTESTS: Spain chaos as Catalan separatists RIOT at Spanish PM’s arrival

CATALAN separatists have clashed with riot police in Barcelona with the region on high alert over fears of more violence. Officers dragged masked protesters from roads on Friday as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez held crunch talks in the Catalan capital on the independence crisis. Demonstrators wearing high-viz vests sat on the AP7 highway, which 42