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January 15, 2019 8:22 PM Jacob Rees-Mogg DESTROYS Theresa May after crushing Brexit defeat

JACOB Rees-Mogg has issued his response to Theresa May suffering a mammoth defeat in tonight’s vote on her Brexit deal, losing by 230 votes, and laid out how a no deal is still possible. Jacob Rees-Mogg pointed out that a no-deal Brexit “cannot challenge the law” passed by Parliament, of leaving without a deal if a no deal was agreed. Giving his reaction 422

January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 115

January 14, 2019 10:16 AM Malaysian police seize 600kg of crystal meth in huge drugs bust

The latest find comes a few weeks after another police operation turned up 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth. Nearly 600kg (1,300lbs) of mostly crystal meth was found over the weekend, most of it in a container truck in the northern state of Perak, police said. The seizures come a month after police got a record bust of 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth, known locally 124

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Royal Mint marks 50 years of the 50p

A set of coins celebrating 50 years of the seven-sided 50 pence piece has been unveiled by the Royal Mint. The commemorative coins mark events including Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub four-minute mile and the 250th anniversary of the founding of Kew Gardens in London. The founding of the Scouts and Girl Guides is also celebrated in the set. The Royal 120

January 12, 2019 6:00 PM BRITs 2019 Nominations: Anne-Marie & Dua Lipa Lead The Pack – See The Full List

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2019 with four nods each! Anne-Marie rounds off an incredible 12 months with praise in the categories for British Female Solo Artist, British Album Of The Year, British Single and British Artist Video Of The Year, both for ‘2002’. Having won two BRITs last year, Dua picks up four nominations 139

January 12, 2019 12:01 AM Even Diane Abbott admits LEAVE would WIN again in second Brexit referendum

LABOUR’S shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has admitted that in the event of there being a second Brexit referendum Britain would still vote to leave the European Union. The Labour frontbencher warned that those wanting a second Brexit vote should “be careful what they wish for” as she admitted “Leave would win again”. Ms Abbott was asked by BBC Any Questions 158

January 9, 2019 8:27 PM Proof of LIFE: Scientists record mysterious radio signals from deep space

REPEATING fast radio bursts have been detected by scientists for the second time ever - raising speculation as to whether it could be aliens. The fast radio bursts (FRBs) have come from deep space with their origin unknown. The majority of scientists believe they are generated by powerful astrophysical phenomena like black holes. Professor Avid Loeb from the Harvard 137

January 9, 2019 2:21 PM Alex Hepburn trial: Cricketer in tears as he denies raping woman in teammate's bed

Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn breaks down in court as he tells jurors the alleged victim "enjoyed" having sex with him. Ex-Worcestershire star Alex Hepburn denies attacking the alleged victim after she had sex with England Lions batsman Joe Clarke following a night out in April 2017. Jurors have heard the woman - who cannot be named - believed 113

January 7, 2019 5:14 PM Polyana Viana: UFC fighter injures and apprehends thief

A man has found out the hard way that it's a bad idea to try and rob an MMA athlete. UFC fighter Polyana Viana was waiting outside her Rio de Janeiro apartment on Saturday, when the thief approached and threatened to take her phone. Realising the danger, the Brazilian strawweight took matters into her own hands, using her MMA skills to knock the man down and keep him immobilised 106

January 7, 2019 8:53 AM Billionaire overtakes chicken nugget boy for most-retweeted tweet

Yusaku Maezawa's promise to giveaway 100m yen has become the most retweeted-tweet of all time. The record now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, who has pledged to give away 100m yen (£725,000) to his followers. Mr Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and the founder of Zozotown, the country's largest retailer. His social media success means Carter Wilkerson, who was retweeted 116