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June 18, 2018 9:19 AM Audi CEO detained over diesel emissions scandal

German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The dpa news agency said Volkswagen confirmed reports that Mr Stadler was detained on Monday. Munich prosecutors searched Mr Stadler’s private residence last week in their investigation of suspected

June 18, 2018 8:41 AM Spanish king's brother-in-law begins prison term for graft

MADRID (AP) - The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with the Interior Ministry's prison management division said Inaki Urdangarin arrived Monday morning at a prison near Avila, about 100 kilometers north of Madrid. The official

June 17, 2018 10:01 AM 'EU survival at stake' European Parliament chief says EU faces crunch decision in 2 WEEKS

THE President of the European Parliament has admitted that the future of the European Union faces a make-or-break moment by the end of June if European leaders cannot resolve the expanding migration crisis. The President of the European Parliament Antoni Tajani issued a shock warning to European leaders ahead of a crucial European Council summit at the end of June. Speaking 10

June 13, 2018 9:49 AM Kevin Spacey to appear in first film since sexual assault claims

The disgraced Oscar winner will appear in a thriller which was filmed two-years-ago, but will be released in cinemas next month. The Oscar winner was one of the first stars to be accused of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. He has faced multiple accusations of sexual harassment since actor Anthony Rapp said the star had made a sexual 10

June 9, 2018 1:14 AM Disgraced president Nixon ‘beat his wife’ so badly she needed hospital

DISGRACED former US president Richard Nixon beat his wife so badly she needed hospital treatment, a veteran journalist has claimed. Pat Nixon was taken to hospital near the couple’s estate in San Clemente, California, a few weeks after Nixon was forced from power over the Watergate scandal in August 1974, Seymour Hersh has revealed. Hersh, a Pulitzer 19

June 5, 2018 7:33 AM Jack Straw reveals he examined 'graphic' files describing Norman Scott's sexual encounters with Jeremy Thorpe

Former foreign secretary Jack Straw revealed yesterday he had examined private files belonging to Norman Scott. The Labour grandee said the ‘extraordinary’ secret files went into intimate details about the relationship between Jeremy Thorpe and his lover. Then a special advisor, Mr Straw compiled a memo on the scandal in 1976 to be forwarded to the then prime 5

June 5, 2018 12:58 AM Off the hook: ‘Prime suspect’ in Jeremy Thorpe hit-man farce is told by police they will NOT reopen their investigation into him as the experienced pilot vanishes again… along with his own PLANE

The farce over the investigation of the plot to murder Jeremy Thorpe’s ex-lover deepened last night when the prime suspect appeared to be off the hook. Police had rushed to the home of Andrew ‘Gino’ Newton, 71, at the weekend after admitting he was not in fact dead – only to discover that he had vanished. Now it has emerged that he has been told by officers 4

June 1, 2018 8:31 AM Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy ousted in no-confidence vote amid corruption scandal

The vote hands power to the opposition Socialists, whose leader Pedro Sanchez is set to be appointed as prime minister by Monday. Mariano Rajoy admitted defeat ahead of the vote on Friday morning and departs after six-and-a-half years as the country's leader. He is the first Spanish prime minister to lose such a vote since Spain transitioned to democracy 7

May 31, 2018 10:24 PM House Of Cards star Robin Wright confirms end of filming for final season

House Of Cards star Robin Wright has confirmed that filming for the final season of the Netflix series has been completed. Wright made no reference to her former co-star Kevin Spacey, who was cut from the show after allegations of sexual harassment were made against him. The Golden Globe winner posted a picture of herself in character as Claire Underwood 12

May 26, 2018 10:39 PM George W. Bush's cousin admits to violently attacking his first wife by 'repeatedly slamming his closed fist into her sternum just inches from their baby’

America's Bush political dynasty was plunged into scandal last night after one of its leading figures admitted violently attacking his first wife. Court documents obtained by The Mail on Sunday reveal that Jonathan Bush, nephew of former President George H. W. Bush and cousin of former President George W. Bush, confessed to ‘numerous physical altercations’ 15