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January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'

THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 155

January 10, 2019 2:38 PM Turkey FURY at US over bid to block Russian fighter jets purchase

TURKEY has reacted with outrage after the US tried to stop it from buying a high-tech missile system from Russia. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had threatened to launch another operation in Syria targeting the US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia, which Turkey regards as a terrorist group. Turkish officials had a tense meeting this week with Trump’s 180

January 4, 2019 12:12 PM Suspected Ebola patient treated in isolation at Swedish hospital

The emergency clinic at the hospital has been closed and staff who have been in contact with the patient are being looked after. The patient was admitted to a hospital in Enkoping before being transferred to nearby Uppsala University Hospital, where the emergency clinic has been closed. Staff who have been in contact with the patient - whose recent travel 136

December 31, 2018 12:10 PM Iran TV chief sacked over uncensored Jackie Chan sex scene

Iran's state broadcaster, Irib, has sacked the head of a regional TV channel after it broadcast a Jackie Chan film without removing a sex scene. A video posted online apparently by a viewer on Kish Island showed the Hong Kong martial arts star sleeping with a woman in the film Shinjuku Incident. Iranian media said the "immoral" scene was aired by Kish TV in "total 95

December 21, 2018 5:41 PM Barcelona protests: Catalonians clash with police as they demand independence from Madrid

BARCELONA protesters clashed with Spanish police on Friday as they marched for Catalonia independence from Madrid ahead of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visit. Spanish demonstrators wearing high-viz vests replicated the Gilet-Jaunes protests which swept through France and Belgium earlier this month. Around 30 police officers were injured during the violent 144

December 21, 2018 4:58 PM Beefeaters strike over 'unwarranted attack' on pensions

Members of two unions walk out for three hours at three London locations and further strike action is planned over Christmas. For the first time in 55 years, the legendary yeoman warders, commonly known as "beefeaters" staged a walkout over what union leaders called "an unwarranted attack on their pensions". Members of the Public and Commercial Services 118

December 3, 2018 7:58 AM Spain: Far right wins seats in Andalusia election for first time since Franco

The Vox party, which opposes illegal immigration and Catalan independence, won 12 seats in the Andalusia parliamentary elections. Vox, which opposes illegal immigration and Catalan independence, won 12 seats in the Andalusia parliamentary elections, bringing an end to three decades of socialist rule in the southern Spanish region. The party had been predicted 115

November 23, 2018 11:15 AM British brothers arrested in Thailand over suspected drug trafficking

Joseph and Gregory Mulhare were detained during an armed raid by immigration officers on their hotel room in Chonburi. Joseph and Gregory Mulhare from the Wirral, Merseyside, were detained during an armed raid by immigration officers on their hotel room in the eastern province of Chonburi. A photograph of Joseph, 43, and Gregory, 38, was released by authorities 63

November 21, 2018 9:50 AM German teenager loses driving licence after 49 minutes

A teenager managed to lose his driver's licence just 49 minutes after getting it, German police said. The 18-year-old was returning from his successful driving test when officers in the town of Hemer checked his car with a laser speed gun. He was clocked travelling almost twice the speed limit - at 95km/h (60mph) in a 50km/h (30mph) zone. "Some things 55

November 20, 2018 9:42 PM Iran accuses Trump of 'shameful' support for Saudi Arabia in wake of Khashoggi killing

IRAN has branded Donald Trump as “shameful” as they accused the US President of pledging support for Saudi Arabia despite the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was enraged by Mr Trump’s statement which criticised Tehran in its opening paragraphs. The US President’s statement 92