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January 9, 2019 2:44 PM Macron MUST ‘LISTEN’ French humiliation as GERMANY makes shock yellow vests intervention

SENIOR German conservative Manfred Weber has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to “listen” to anti-establishment protesters, stressing that European citizens should play a key role in shaping government policy. The yellow vest crisis – which started as a protest against fuel tax hikes and morphed into an anti-Macron rebellion – could mark a shift 144

January 9, 2019 2:35 PM Buyer 'willing to pay £100,000 for Port Talbot Banksy'

Someone is willing to pay about £100,000 for the Banksy on a garage in Port Talbot, an art dealer has said. Garage owner Ian Lewis has received several approaches from private collectors hoping to buy the piece. Art dealer and Banksy expert John Brandler said his client would offer a six-figure sum "because it fits nicely into his collection". Mr Lewis 129

January 9, 2019 5:44 AM Fukubukuro: Why Japan goes crazy for 'lucky bags'

They're called Fukubukuro - and at the start of each New Year, thousands of people in Japan queue up for hours to get their hands on them. Fukubukuro - or lucky bags - are essentially mystery goodie bags that contain anything from clothes to food, depending on the store selling them. They started out as a way for Japanese department stores to get rid of old stock 121

January 8, 2019 10:50 AM Paul Gascoigne denies sex assault on Durham train

Ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman on a train, told a court he has "done nothing wrong". The former England midfielder, 51, is accused of kissing the woman without her consent on board the service from York to Durham. During a 10-minute hearing at Teesside Crown Court, he elected to be tried by a jury and will stand 106

January 7, 2019 4:19 PM Golden Globes 2019: All the best looks from Janelle Monáe to Billy Porter

LGBT+ stars, from Janelle Monáe to Pose‘s Billy Porter, rocked the 76th Golden Globes on Sunday night (January 6). Other LGBT+ celebrities and allies turning heads at the Golden Globes included Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox and Ben Whishaw. Janelle Monáe made waves at a Golden Globes afterparty, wearing a Chanel designed leather gold crown and Egyptian-style 309

January 7, 2019 9:52 AM Eric Haydock dead: The Hollies bassist dies aged 75 as bandmates share touching tribute

ERIC HAYDOCK — founding member of Manchester legends The Hollies — has died at the age of 75, his bandmates confirmed last night. “Although Eric left The Hollies in 1966, I occasionally listen enthralled by our BBC and Abbey Road recording sessions and dear Eric masterfully playing his six string bass. Eric left the rock ’n’ roll group in 1966 but featured 93

January 7, 2019 8:53 AM Billionaire overtakes chicken nugget boy for most-retweeted tweet

Yusaku Maezawa's promise to giveaway 100m yen has become the most retweeted-tweet of all time. The record now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, who has pledged to give away 100m yen (£725,000) to his followers. Mr Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and the founder of Zozotown, the country's largest retailer. His social media success means Carter Wilkerson, who was retweeted 130

January 6, 2019 8:19 PM Transfer Balls: Arsenal swoop for Barcelona sub Denis Suarez

More from the twilight world of football transfer reporting as the Mirror tells readers: “Welcome to Arsenal Denis Suarez.” One problem with the scoop is that Spaniard hasn’t left Barcelona. He’s not signed for Arsenal. The Mirror goes on to tell readers that Suarez is a Gooner because he was “pulled” from Barcelona’s team for their match with Getafe 98

January 6, 2019 5:41 PM Viva La Revolution! Fidel Castro’s grandson flaunts wealth on VERY flashy Instagram page

FIDEL Castros’ grandson has taken to social media to flaunt his ridiculous wealth and lavish lifestyle in a communist country where the vast majority of families rely on food rations to survive. Tony Castro’s Instagram account shows him jet-setting around the globe, partying with friends and relaxing in Cuidad del Carmen, a hip resort in Mexico. In one snap, the aspiring 156

January 6, 2019 2:46 PM Heathrow Airport security alert: Terminal 2 security gate shut after suspect bag found

HEATHROW Airport's Terminal 2 descended into chaos after the security gate was shut down to investigate a suspicious bag. Passengers have been left in travel chaos after a security alert was sounded at UK’s busiest Airport. Armed police responded to the alert after a suspicious package was found. A video posted on social media shows large crowds being 70