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November 9, 2018 1:48 PM Mark Harris elected to Congress despite extreme anti-gay views

A Republican who opposes the decriminalisation of homosexuality has been elected to the US House of Representatives. Mark Harris, who has anti-gay views, won election to the Congress for North Carolina’s 9th District on Tuesday after defeating Democratic challenger Dan McCready. He won the election with 138,338 votes (49.4 percent), claiming a narrow 74

November 7, 2018 12:44 PM EU SNUB: France takes matters into own hands and starts plans for UK trade post Brexit

THE French Senate last night passed a draft emergency law to prepare for a no-deal Brexit after politicians warned France could not ignore the stark possibility of Britain leaving the EU without a negotiation in place. As such, the measures will help safeguard the interests of French nationals having worked or studied in the UK, by ensuring that their 73

October 30, 2018 10:40 PM David Davis predicts 'terror will win' and prevent no-deal Brexit

The former Brexit secretary thinks an agreement could be reached in Brussels - but quashed in Westminster. Revealing his opinion on the outcome of talks with Brussels, he guessed Britain would succumb to the "irrational fear" of a "no deal" divorce. The former Brexit secretary thought a deal would be struck but it could be brought down in parliament 67

October 30, 2018 2:37 AM Get 'Happy' out of your rallies, Pharrell Williams warns Trump

The singer called out the president for playing his upbeat song hours after "the mass murder of 11 human beings" at a synagogue. Lawyers for the singer issued Mr Trump a cease and desist letter after he played the song at a political event in Indiana "on the day of the mass murder of 11 human bring at the hands of a deranged 'nationalist'". The president 97

October 29, 2018 10:34 AM Controversial quotes by Brazil's new president Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro has spoken in support of torture and said he would rather his son die than be homosexual. The former army captain's rise to power has been marked by divisive rhetoric and derogatory remarks about women, gay people and the country's black population. Dubbed "Trump of the Tropics", Mr Bolsonaro's policies include loosening gun ownership 46

October 28, 2018 3:33 PM POPPY SCAM: Warning as heartless crooks try to cash in on war dead

FAKE poppy crooks are cashing in on the annual appeal that raises millions to help ex-service personnel and remember war dead, charity chiefs warn. The Royal British Legion that organises Poppy Day are urging consumers to beware of scammers ahead of Remembrance Day 2018. "We advise people to buy responsibly through official channels, and to report fake poppy 44

October 27, 2018 3:01 PM Brexiteer MEP demands 'PATRIOTIC COMMITMENT' to EU citizens asking for right to vote in UK

BREXITEER MEP Daniel Hannan insisted EU nationals should not be granted the right to vote in British elections after Brexit unless they make a "patriotic commitment" and apply for British citizenship. Daniel Hannan last week claimed in a leaked WhatsApp message to have seen copies of Government files proposing EU nationals receive voting rights in the UK after 35

October 26, 2018 2:37 PM Arrest over Salisbury Cathedral Magna Carta theft attempt

A hammer-wielding man has been arrested after an attempted smash and grab of a Magna Carta from its display at Salisbury Cathedral. Alarms went off when an attempt was made to smash the glass box which protects the charter on Thursday. The suspect was held on suspicion of attempted theft of the document - claimed to be the best preserved of four original 43

October 24, 2018 8:52 AM Nicki Minaj sued by Tracy Chapman over Baby Can I Hold You sample

Nicki Minaj is being sued by singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman over claims she sampled her song without permission. A lawsuit has been filed over Nicki's track Sorry - which it's claimed she wanted to release on her album Queen - in a court in Los Angeles. It's alleged the rapper used a sample from Tracy's 1988 hit Baby Can I Hold You - despite being told she couldn't 48

October 23, 2018 9:50 PM Jamal Khashoggi nationality: Was Khashoggi a US citizen? Shock as remains of body FOUND

JAMAL Khashoggi’s remains have allegedly been located, almost a month after the journalist first went missing. What was Jamal Kashoggi’s nationality and did he have US citizenship? The remains of Jamal Khashoggi have allegedly been found, as authorities scramble to determine the perpetrator of the journalist’s death. Saudi Arabian authorities have come under 62