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January 3, 2019 8:45 AM Greggs’ vegan sausage roll ‘is against the will of the people’

The imposition of the meatless, dairy-free pastry product on those who already feel ‘left behind’ by Westminster could lead to civil unrest and sausage riots. Yorkshire resident Norman Steele said: “The EU referendum didn’t specifically mention sausage rolls, but we certainly didn’t vote for another stab in the back by the metropolitan elite. “If you talk to ordinary 52

December 12, 2018 11:54 AM 'END OF THE EU' Salvini has serious WARNING for Brussels if they accept Macron spending

MATTEO Salvini sent a stern warning to the EU claiming the Brussels bloc would come to an end if the European Commission agreed to Emmanuel Macron's new costly budget whilst sanctioning Italy on the same issue. Speaking to the press on his visit to Israel, the Italian Deputy Prime Minister claimed his Government has come up with a solution to the ongoing 110

December 10, 2018 3:34 PM Paris riots: Yellow vest POLITICAL PARTY would win SIZEABLE SUPPORT in EU elections

Named after the high-visibility safety vests that French motorists are required to keep in their cars, “yellow vest” protests erupted out of nowhere on Nov. 17, when nearly 300,000 demonstrators nationwide took to the streets to denounce higher diesel fuel prices, rising living costs and Mr Macron’s liberal economic reforms. The government last week cancelled 91

December 6, 2018 7:43 PM PARIS RIOTS: Emmanuel Macron forced to CLOSE Eiffel Tower as tax protests escalate

THE EIFFEL Tower and Louvre museum are set to close on Saturday along with dozens of major tourism sites, museums and shops amid fears of a recurrence of last week’s violence in Paris. He said the Louvre museum, Orsay museum, the two operas, and the Grand Palais were among the sites that would be closed a week after rioters looted and defaced the Arc de Triomphe 100

November 2, 2018 5:09 PM HS2 archaeologists begin exhuming 60,000 bodies to make way for high speed railway

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have begun controversial excavation work at a 230-year-old London cemetery which is likely to unearth 60,000 skeletons, as well as a treasure trove of history, to make way of the new HS2 high speed railway link between London and Birmingham. The remains of 1,200 people have been exhumed so far, with new pictures showing painstaking work to remove 52

September 29, 2018 9:49 AM BARCELONA RIOTS: Catalan police armed with batons clash with independence protesters

CATALAN regional police have clashed with protesters during a counter protest with at least ten people reportedly injured during the violence. Police armed with riot shields and batons clashed with separatist protesters in Barcelona this morning, arresting at least three people during the disturbances, according to local news reports. At least ten protestors 54

June 27, 2018 10:29 PM Palm Islanders finally get govt apology

The Queensland government has publicly apologised to Palmer Islanders for the violence and discrimination they suffered at the hands of police during riots sparked by a death in custody. In May the government said it had reached a $30 million deal to compensate residents for the actions of police during riots sparked by Cameron Doomadgee's watch house 35

June 25, 2018 2:27 AM Celebration, defiance mix at New York City gay pride parade

NEW YORK (AP) - Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march. Tennis legend Billie Jean King was one of the grand marshals, along with transgender advocate Tyler Ford and civil rights organization Lambda Legal. The event, and others 35

June 24, 2018 5:42 PM The Latest: Pride events in NYC, San Francisco

San Francisco is wrapping up a weekend of gay pride events with the always colorful Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade and March through the heart of the city. FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, former tennis player Billie Jean King poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Battle of the Sexes" during the London 42

June 24, 2018 2:37 AM Billie Jean King to be grand marshal of NYC pride march

NEW YORK (AP) - Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events. The marches commemorate the riots that erupted in response to a police raid at a New York gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in June 1969. A park across the street from the Stonewall was designated 36