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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 133

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 158

January 10, 2019 1:43 PM EU SHOWDOWN: Italy promises to unite with Poland to instigate ‘European SPRING’

ITALY’S firebrand deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is trying to create a populist alliance to take on the Brussels establishment in a showdown over the future of the European Union. Mr Salvini, who leads the nationalist, anti-immigrant League party, pledged to create a “new European spring” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and to work with Poland’s 157

January 10, 2019 10:56 AM Colombian football chair calls women’s game a ‘lesbian breeding ground’

The president of a Colombian football club has apologised after he described a women’s game as a “lesbian breeding ground” and suggested that female players are alcoholics. Gabriel Camargo, the chair of Deportes Tolima, said he didn’t mean to cause offence with his remarks about lesbians, reports France 24. “I declare it wasn’t my intention to offend 156

January 9, 2019 11:37 AM Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in practice match before Australian Open

Britain's Andy Murray will face world number one Novak Djokovic in a practice match on Thursday as part of his preparations for the Australian Open. Three-time Grand Slam champion Murray missed most of last season after hip surgery and has tumbled down the rankings to 230th. Australian Open organisers said the match on the Margaret Court Arena show court 119

January 8, 2019 5:10 PM World War 3: Russia invasion? Putin's troops begin military patrols to 'secure' Syria

VLADIMIR Putin has seemingly increased his presence in Syria and instructed soldiers to routinely patrol specific areas following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops, video footage shows. “Our task is to ensure security in the one and control the position and movements of armed groups.” The civil war in Syria has been a prevalent topic 119

January 6, 2019 4:03 PM World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several 133

January 6, 2019 8:15 AM Johanna Konta retires from Sydney International as Heather Watson wins in Hobart

British number one Johanna Konta has pulled out of the Sydney International with a neck injury - just a week before the Australian Open starts. Konta, 27, retired from her second-round qualifying match against Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova when 4-1 down. Compatriot Heather Watson, 26, reached the Hobart International main draw with a qualifying win over Isabelle 98

January 1, 2019 3:46 PM Donald Trump: The US President's most talked about tweets of 2018 REVEALED

DONALD Trump is a president known for his frequent posts on social media. Here express.co.uk looks back at the US President’s most talked about tweets of 2018. In 2018 Trump has criticised foreign leaders, explicitly talked of his anger at the probe of Russian election interference and even attacked officials in his own administration. With already five tweets 294

January 1, 2019 3:19 PM Neil Jones Instagram: Strictly dancer makes huge romantic gesture to wife Katya

NEIL JONES made a huge romantic gesture to his wife and Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Katya Jones, after she hit the headlines for kissing her celebrity partner on the show, Seann Walsh, last year. Neil Jones, 35, surprised his wife Katya Jones, 29, by flying to Russia early to see her in time for New Year. The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 choreographer 68