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December 18, 2018 9:19 AM May hoping to get better Brexit deal in January sales

THERESA May believes she can get a more economical Brexit deal in the January sales, it has emerged. With a vital commons vote set for January 14, the prime minister is confident of ‘nabbing’ a discounted Brexit deal if she gets up early to beat the Boxing Day crowds. She said: “As it stands the so-called Brexit divorce is about £39 billion. “But in the sales 68

December 11, 2018 7:17 AM Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane

Six suspected migrants have been rescued from a small boat in the Channel and brought ashore at Dover. Coastguards and a lifeboat crew were called at about 03:30 GMT to a boat six miles off the Kent coast, in the Dover Strait inshore traffic lane. The Home Office confirmed an incident was under way but has not yet released further details. More than 100 migrants 49

November 25, 2018 6:59 PM Russia 'fires at Ukraine ships' in Black Sea after rising tensions off Crimea

The Ukrainian president calls for emergency session of his war cabinet after accusing Russia of capturing three of its ships. Two sailors have been wounded after a small artillery boat was hit in the strikes, the Ukrainian navy said. Sky's defence and security correspondent Alistair Bunkall said the Ukrainian president has called an emergency session 85

November 14, 2018 11:27 AM World War 3 WARNING: Iran leader Rouhani vows to DEFEAT Trump as tensions peak

IRAN President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “defeat” Donald Trump after the US unleashed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The White House reimposed biting economic restrictions after hauling the US out of a key 2015 global deal that limited Iran’s nuclear abilities. A fresh wave of US sanctions launched at the start of November are targeting Iran’s oil sector 81

November 5, 2018 7:24 PM Lamont: US sanctions aimed at regime change in Iran

Lord Lamont, UK trade envoy to Iran, says the US is encouraging "discontent" among Iranians hoping it will lead to regime change. Lord Lamont said the sanctions were aimed at bringing regime change in Iran by encouraging "discontent" among Iranian people. He said claims by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo that the measures would not hit ordinary Iranians 107

October 12, 2018 4:38 PM Brexit bombshell: Barnier proposes Canary Islands model for Irish border

EU CHIEF negotiator Michel Barnier says he has cracked the Irish border issue as he proposes a Canary Islands model for the Northern Ireland border after Brexit. Mr Barnier suggested a proposal similar to arrangements between Spain and the Canary Islands, which involves a control of the goods between the British province and the rest of the country 63

September 5, 2018 5:39 PM Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet

Watch out, UPS: Amazon orders 20,000 vans in bid to build its own delivery fleet The firm says it has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program, in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer. The company says 'tens of thousands' of people have applied for the program it announced in June, and it had to increase 103

August 27, 2018 1:15 PM Iran takes control of major oil shipping route warning US: You DON'T belong here

OIL prices could soar after Iran claimed it had taken full control of the Persian Gulf, a key oil shipping route in the Middle East. In a provocative statement, Tehran announced it had "full supervision over the Persian Gulf" and said the US navy does not belong there. The Iranian regime has repeatedly threatened to take military action in the Gulf to block 83

August 11, 2018 8:18 PM 'UNACCEPTABLE' French FURY over EU plan to EXCLUDE French ports in post-Brexit trade route

FRANCE is on collision course with the European Commission after it excluded French ports as part of its plans for a new shipping route linking Ireland with the bloc post-Brexit. French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne blasted the move, which could prevent France from accessing billions of euros in an EU grant, as "not acceptable". In a strongly-worded 94

August 2, 2018 2:39 PM Netanyahu issues stark WARNING after Iran says Red Sea 'NOT SAFE' for US troops

ISRAEL’S Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iran will be met with a military response if it attempts to block the Straits of Bab al-Mandab in the Red Sea, after Houthi rebels allegedly fired missiles at a Saudi Arabian oil tanker. Mr Netanyahu said yesterday Iran would be met by an international coalition that would include Israel if they attempted 62